It’s the middle of Summer 2015 here in Chesapeake, VA and the weather is beautiful! We’ve got sunshine, great beach weather, and summer storms. But of course, as the storms are stirring up, the water isn’t always kind to home owners!
Uneven floors, sticking doors, and wall cracks occur because of foundation movement and crawl space framing movement. Movement occurs because the amount of weight that the foundation and framing are holding is more than the amount of weight that the structure can hold in that area. This is known as the load-bearing capacity.
Crawl space encapsulation is a “remedial” treatment for the common crawl space symptoms of high wood moisture content, mold and fungal growth, high relative humidity, poor energy efficiency, and cold floors in the winter. It is the only tested and proven, long-term solution to remedy these problems and prevent future problems. Anything else is a […]