Crawl spaces are often forgotten areas in homes, but it is important to pay attention to what is happening in your crawl space. Your crawl space is a potential trouble spot as it contains critical components of the structure of your home including pipes, wooden structural elements, and the foundational walls. It is also highly susceptible to excess moisture and flooding. By having your crawl space inspected by a professional, you can find and address potential problems including structural damage and moisture issues.
At RestorationMaster, we provide crawl space cleaning and inspection services for homeowners in Boise, ID. Our technicians are trained to look for potential problems in your crawl space and advise you on the best ways to address these problems. We can also clean up your crawl space if it is affected by excess moisture or flooding.
Crawl Space Inspections
We recommend that you have your crawl space inspected by our professionals twice each year, once in the spring and once in the fall. During our inspection, we check for signs of flooding or excess moisture, mold or mildew, pests, and structural damage.
Crawl spaces are particularly vulnerable to flooding and water damage from natural below ground wetness and poor water control. If the moisture level becomes too high, it can cause cracks in the foundation that can lead to leaks and water damage within your home. Crawl space inspections will help identify potential moisture and flood problems before they result in damage. One of the best ways you can help prevent flooding or water damage in
your crawl space is to keep your gutters and downspouts free of debris and ensure that the downspouts drain the excess water at least 4-6 feet away from the foundation.
Our technicians will look for the following during the crawl space inspection:
- Musty odors and dampness
- Staining, discoloration, and decay of wood and other materials
- Damage to siding, foundation walls, insulation, vapor barriers, and other elements
- Broken or leaking pipes
- Signs of mold or mildew
- Signs of rodents and pests
Crawl Space Cleaning and Restoration
If there is damage to the structural elements or pipes in your crawl space, we will recommend a repair specialist or a plumber to address the issue. If we find excess water or mold, we can help clean and restore your crawl space.
Our technicians use advanced drying technology to effectively extract water and moisture from the crawl space. Finding and removing the excess moisture will help prevent structural damage and mold. We can also remove mold and mildew using specialized cleaning products. By keeping your crawl space in good shape, we can help avoid more serious issues such as foundational and structural damage.
If you want to have your crawl space inspected to check for moisture, structural damage, foundational damage, mold growth, or pests, call our professionals at RestorationMaster. We will give your crawl space a full inspection to identify and address any issues. Give us a call at (208) 875-4768 for crawl space cleaning and inspection in Boise, ID.