A: Moisture. Moisture and mold are closely related, and it’s why ‘58 Foundations performs mold removal services. Not only do we remove the mold, but as crawlspace and basement mold removal professionals, we eliminate the source of water and/or moisture that
A: The added benefits of a ’58 Crawlspace Encapsulation System are twofold. One, you’ll have lower energy bills. Studies show that crawl space encapsulation can result in up to a 20% reduction in heating and cooling costs due to reduced moisture.
A: Any dampness or moisture in a crawlspace is bad for the home because it can lead to mold growth, wood rot and insect and rodent infestations. Standing water only increases these problems. Because air moves upward in a home,
A: Water leakage in a basement or a crawlspace exacerbates the moisture levels, which will work their way up into the living environment through what’s called the “stack effect” and can ultimately create mold growth and higher utility bills. The more moisture there is, the
Q. Is it true that pests in my crawl space mean I could have water issues in the future? A. Not necessarily. However, pests love moist environments, and even though you may not have a current water leakage issue, it
Q: Besides professional waterproofing, what else can I do to control moisture in my basement? A: If you don’t have controlled heating and air in your basement to help with moisture, then it is recommended we install a commercial-grade ENERGY