There is a common misconception that you should only have to worry about your crawlspace in the summer months when it is humid and moisture levels are higher; however, this is actually not the case.
In the winter time, the cold air coming into your crawlspace when its vents are open can freeze or even burst the piping in your crawlspace.
You are probably thinking, okay, so if I close the vents then it should keep the cold air out, right? Unfortunately, closing the vents does not prevent the cold air from coming into the crawlspace. So, what measure should you take? Below are some steps that you can take to protect your crawlspace permanently from all types of weather.
1) Vent Cover Installation
Since a crawlspace vent does not offer any value to a home, it is best just to cover them up. Cleanspace provides a cover that attaches to it and forms an airtight bond
2) Crawlspace Encapsulation
In order to seal a crawlspace, you can install a vapor barrier that will prevent moisture from entering the space, which can lead to mold, rot and other issues
In addition to helping maintain the temperature around your crawlspace’s piping, insulation will keep the floors above your crawlspace at a warm temperature
If you’re concerned that your crawlspace is not ready for the cold air months, then call Dry Pro for a free inspection. Dry Pro’s experts will help find a solution that works best for you and your home. Dry Pro services the Grover, NC area and the surrounding Eastern cities.