Crawlspace encapsulation can benefit you in many ways beyond keeping out pests.
At Wright Choice Pest Control, LLC, we want to help you protect your home against pests as best as we can, and one way we can accomplish this is by providing crawlspace encapsulation. Crawlspace encapsulation refers to the process of sealing your crawlspace (the narrow area between the ground and your home’s first floor) using a heavy-duty moisture barrier.
This barrier prevents water in the ground from evaporating into the air and creating a very damp environment beneath your home. Since moisture tends to attract all kinds of pests from rodents to cockroaches, crawlspace encapsulation is an effective pest control tactic.
Preventing pests is a great reason to consider crawlspace encapsulation, but you should know that it comes with many other advantages as well. Here are just a few ways crawlspace encapsulation benefits you:
- It Protects Your Home’s Structural Integrity- Moisture can cause wood rot and other damage to your home. Moisture in your crawlspace is particularly problematic because your crawlspace is technically part of your foundation. In other words, crawlspace encapsulation helps to keep your home safe and standing.
- It Improves Indoor Air Quality- Studies have shown that as much as 40-60% of the air you breathe in your home comes from your crawlspace. Sealing your crawlspace will help keep out allergens and reduce the risk of mold, so your family can breathe easier.
- It Makes Your Home More Comfortable- Sealing your crawlspace can help insulate your home, so you can stay as warm or cool as you want without having to crank up your air conditioner or heater. This will save you money too.
- It Increases Your Home’s Value- Because crawlspace encapsulation offers comfort and protection in many ways, it can make your home more appealing to buyers in the future.
If you are interested in crawlspace encapsulation for your Bremen, Georgia home, contact us today.