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Waterproofing a Bellingham Crawl Space with CleanSpace and Drainage Trenching

Waterproofing a Bellingham Crawl Space with CleanSpace and Drainage Trenching

Before After
Waterproofing a Bellingham Crawl Space with CleanSpace and Drainage Trenching Waterproofing a Bellingham Crawl Space with CleanSpace and Drainage Trenching

Thomas and Robyn were having moisture problems in their crawl space that were leading to musty odors in their home. Their existing vapor barrier was dingy and was covered in dirt and in some places, standing water. To prevent future moisture issues, we installed a TripleSafe Sump Pump along with drainage trenching along the footing of the interior foundation walls. We then encapsulated the crawl space in CleanSpace, our highly durable 20-mil. thick crawl space lining. The space is now a clean and healthy environment that Thomas and Robyn plan to use for storage.

Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

Before After
Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

This Bellingham home was frequently experiencing problems in the crawl space including water leaks and mold growth, which had led to decayed wood that needed to be replaced. Don and Kerry M., the homeowners, informed the system design specialist that this had been a recurring problem for 15 years and that they had replaced some of the wood already. They were looking for a more permanent solution to their wet crawl space troubles.

We added drainage trenching around the perimeter of the interior footing of the foundation walls to direct captured ground water to the lowest spot in the crawl space where we installed a SmartSump Pump. The SmartSump is equipped with a 1/3 hp cast iron Zoeller pump and a WaterWatch alarm that will sound anytime water reaches a point it shouldn’t. An UltraSump was added as well. The UltraSump Battery Back-up is an additional pump that will activate in the event of an initial pump failure, like in a power outage. We then encapsulated the crawl space with CleanSpace, a highly durable crawl space lining that significantly reduces moisture and humidity levels in the space. CleanSpace also has an antimicrobial agent in the lining that further protects against the growth of mold and mildew. A SaniDry CX Dehumidifier was added into the space to give the homeowner full control over the conditions of the space. 

Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

Before After
Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

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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We really enjoyed our time with Ed and his wonderful attitude. What a breath of fresh air he is! He is so down to earth and refreshingly knowledgeable, so...
Testimonial by Claudia C. from Bellingham, WA
The crawl space was irredeemable by any other means. Reworking the crawl space saved the house, which might have otherwise had to be raised to have its...
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Wow. Great job- yes, please call for annual checkups- thank you
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Responsible basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space repair company serving Bellingham, Washington

We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in Bellingham, WA.

Services we offer in Bellingham:

  • Wet/flooded basement waterproofing solutions.
  • Lifetime warranty on all perimeter waterproofing systems.
  • Foundation and structural repair solutions.
  • 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects on foundation products.
  • Crawl space sealing with CleanSpace vapor barrier.
  • 25-year warranty on crawl space encapsulation systems.
  • Financing Available
  • FREE written estimates and inspections, and fast installation
Case Studies From Bellingham
Martin and Genn R. had water intruding the basement stairwell of their Bellingham, Washington home. Long periods of rain are common for their...
John Y.’s Bellingham, Washington home had a leaking crawl space. With the water damage came the mold and mildew. Then, he noticed he had an...
Thomas and Robyn G. moved into their Bellingham home in 2009. Their crawl space was rather tall and they used it for storage for items that...
Job Stories From Bellingham, WA
Upgraded Drainage System for Bellingham, WA Crawl Space

Mice, birds, squirrels, and ants were inviting themselves right into Daria and Brad S.’ crawl space. On top of that, water leakage was an issue, despite their sump pump they installed years prior through another company.

They’ve lived in their 1988 house since 1994 and wanted to call it home for many years to come, so they contacted Rainy Day.

A drainage system upgrade was in order, as well as a strategy to seal the crawl space to prevent water and pests from coming in.

First, we installed a TripleSafe pump system, assuring protection from three common problems that cause flooding: pump failure, water volume being too high for a single pump and power outage. With the Zoeller M53 and M98 pumps, up to 6,200 gallons of water per hour will be able to be pumped out of Daria and Brad’s crawl space. If the M53 primary pump fails or cannot keep up with the amount of water coming in, the M98 senses that it needs to start pumping. If the power goes out, a circuit breaker is tripped or the pumps get unplugged, the UltraSump III battery backup system will start pumping water out. With its 120amp battery, it can pump up to 12,000 gallons of water before needing to be recharged. Once the power comes back on, the UltraSump III will automatically start recharging. Additionally, the WaterWatch Probe Alarm constantly detects the water levels and will go off if water rises above the opening range of the pumps, allowing for time to solve the issue before water damage occurs.

We also installed a drainage system consisting of perforated pipe, filter fabric, and gravel that collects water from the walls and floor of the crawl space, even from soil surfaces. To dispose of the water, we installed a LawnScape Outlet and two IceGuards. The LawnScape is an underground downspout extension that will move water from the crawl space, under the ground and up through slots on the surface far away from the foundation of Daria and Brad’s house. The IceGuards are outside discharge lines that will make sure water gets disposed of adequately and safely if any pipes get frozen or clogged, since they themselves are freeze-proof, blockage-proof and operate automatically.

Next, we installed drainage matting on the floor of the crawl space, creating airspace on the ground and enabling any water to flow to the pump. We placed CleanSpace on top of the matting to give drainage space, provide a thermal break and help keep out pests. CleanSpace a 7-layer 20mil thick inorganic plastic liner with puncture-resistant and flexible characteristics, antimicrobial additives to fend off mold and thermal and vapor-proof properties.

Finishing the job, we installed an EverLast Door, giving the crawl space entrance and an airtight seal to keep out outside air, water, animals, dirt and other unwanted debris. This door is heavy-duty and will last in damp environments, never rotting, rusting or warping.

Critters and water damage from an unreliable pump are no longer issues for Daria and Brad. We look forward to seeing them at their next annual service appointment! You can view their testimonial here.

Crawl Space Encapsulation in Bellingham, WA

Scott and Jennifer N. contacted us because they were interested in the benefits that encapsulating their crawl space could offer. We sent out a system design specialist to perform a free inspection and estimate and found their crawl space strewn with tattered insulation, pools of standing water and evidence of rodents and other unwelcome pests. These Bellingham homeowners were seeking a long-term solution for the multiple problems their crawl space was experiencing and went ahead with the proposal our inspector drew up.

To control the ground water seepage, we added drainage trenching along the interior perimeter of the foundation walls. We also installed a TripleSafe Sump Pump to empty the unwanted seepage through a buried discharge line and out the LawnScape Outlet a safe distance away from the home. We then encapsulated the space in CleanSpace, a highly durable crawl space lining that completely isolates the home from the Earth drastically reducing humidity levels. A SaniDry CX Dehumidifier was also added to further control the moisture vapor.

Drainage Installation in Bellingham Crawl Space

This Bellingham crawl space was neglected throughout its entire existence. It wasn’t until the homeowner was having problems with raccoons and other rodents that someone informed them that their crawl space was a complete mess and full of standing water.

We installed drainage trenching in the space along the perimeter of the foundation walls to capture all the ground water seepage the crawl space was experiencing. To remove the captured water, we added a SmartSump Pump.  The SmartSump is equipped with a high-quality Zoeller 1/3 hp cast iron pump that is capable of pumping out approximately 2500 gallons of water per hour. We then replaced the filth and water covered vapor barrier with a new 6-mils. black polyethylene one. 

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Work Requests From Bellingham, WA
W Racine St in Bellingham
I have water in my crawl space and the one sump pump I have is inadequate.
Texas Street in Bellingham
I have an unfinished basement that we are interested in finishing, however there are some water issues. Specifically there is water coming up through concrete floor during heavy rain events. We are looking to find solutions.
McAlpine Rd in Bellingham
Looking for possible foundation repair, and crawl space work.
Kline Rd. in Bellingham
I h ave had a problem with rodents in my crawl space and would like the insulation removed and area encapsulated.
Humboldt St. in Bellingham
Need construction of new footing under part of main floor beam + clean-up and install of insulation & vapor barrier in crawl space
Wilson Ave in Bellingham
We have a 400-sq-ft detached cottage that has a crawlspace underneath. The crawlspace has 2-3 inches of water in it all winter. We would like to have a sump pump installed under there. We would also like someone to take a look in the crawlspace of our main house to give us recommendations for whether we should have a dehumidifier in there.
Yokeko Drive in Bellingham
I am building a new home in Anacortes and need waterproofing for the basement areas. Interested in putting a bid together?
West Connecticut Street in Bellingham
Need vapor barrier in house
E Laurel St in Bellingham
Unfinished basement water leakage and potential settling causing a leaning chimney. I would like to schedule a visit to estimate cost to repair the water leakage and see if water leakage is also contributing to some settling.
Northshore Rd in Bellingham
Crawl space and sump pump that needs to be set up, position properly.
Raymond St in Bellingham
Older home, last couple years weather water issues changed now South side of house has sunk causing drywall to crack around windows and back door sticks. Need leveling. Old floor leveling has adjusted on the front and North side. Need inspection and recommendations / quote. I work nights so mid mornings best time to get a hold of me. Mon through Wed & Fri ( 9:30 am to 11:30 am)
Edgefield Dr in Bellingham
My wife and I are looking to begin the planning stages of our next home project. We want to turn our crawl space into a basement. I saw crawl space but its rather large, most are able to stand up straight through more than half of it. Theres a large double door, windows, probably a sump pump so that a sink can be installed. Thank you for your time.
S Forest Street in Bellingham
Basement is always damp. there is a dehumidifier down there, and it runs year round. would like an estimate on how to dry things out down there.
Chuckanut Drive in Bellingham
I have a basement crawl space that needs cleaning up/encapsulation and mold control
W Connecticut St in Bellingham
Hi, we have a 1922 craftsman home that has had some very noticeable movement - sloping floor, and cracking in the walls and foundation and would like a consult to see what needs to be done and what it might cost. Thank you, Alex
Orchid Ct in Bellingham
One corner of my house foundation is settling with obvious movement within the house. I believe the problem is caused by the foundation and footings not originally set on solid bed rock below. It is possible that a suspected failed drainage system around the foundation has caused wash out around the footings. A possible solution would be pin piles between bedrock and the foundation walls.
Finkbonner Rd in Bellingham
I am looking for someone to repair the vapor barrier and clean the crawl space beneath my home. My dog got under there are destroyed it as well as damaged some insulation.
Woodside Court in Bellingham
It's been 5+ years since we had the insulation in our crawlspace redone and the crawl space cleaned/inspected. Am interested in getting a quote to find out cost to clean and encapsulate our crawlspace. Curious: how long does encapsulation last? Also interested to know whether you offer financing. Thanks!
Finch Court in Bellingham
Crack in basement wall
Bayside Rd. in Bellingham
Just purchased home, had an inspection done and it recommended that crawl space be cleaned (indications of mice), and install new vapor barrier. Also recommended insulation be removed and replaced (some insulation has fallen), and recommended vents be covered and de-humidifer be installed. There were indications of water egress, which was likely due to roof down spouts being disconnected from gutter (rain water had no where to go except up against foundation.
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