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Fred and Diane lived in their Bellingham home since it was built in 1994, and had no plans to leave. Fred checked the crawl space every couple of weeks and was already aware of the problems the space was experiencing; such as water intrusion, falling insulation, and rodent infestation. The couple reached out to us because they wanted a well-insulated crawl space that was moisture-free and practical for storage. After sending out a system design specialist to perform a thorough inspection and consult with the homeowners about what he recommends, Fred and Diane went ahead with the proposal.
We installed drainage trenching along the interior perimeter of the foundation walls to capture any ground water seepage and direct it towards the SmartSump Pump we placed in the lowest point of the space. SilverGlo rigid foam insulation was installed from the top of the stem wall to the floor of the crawl space. Thanks to a patented graphite infusion process, SilverGlo has a higher R-value than standard EPS foam. Its excellent thermal properties make it ideal for insulating crawl space walls because it won’t lose its R-value or be damaged by moisture. We then encapsulated the space with CleanSpace, a highly durable crawl space lining that greatly reduces moisture and humidity levels. Finally, we added a SaniDry XP Dehumidifier to further control the moisture levels in the space. The SaniDry is completely automatic and will activate, deactivate and drain its reservoir with little to no responsibilities to the homeowner.
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