Have you noticed these crawl space issues in your home?

The crawl space is as connected to your home as any other room. But because it's tucked away, you probably don't look in there as much. Unfortunately, crawl spaces are extremely vulnerable to high humidity and moisture, which causes a lot of problems.

  • Odors throughout the home
  • Pest infestations
  • Heightened allergies or asthma
  • High energy bills
  • Interior drywall cracks
  • Uneven, sagging floors

What causes crawl space problems

Humidity & moisture

The number one source of all crawl space problems is moisture. It comes from two sources: the ground and the outdoor air. Water vapor and high humidity in your crawl space put the health, comfort, and safety of your home in jeopardy.

Poor insulation

If you have cold floors, your crawl space might be poorly insulated. Poor insulation in the crawl space can cause a lot of problems including high energy bills and pest infestations.

An exposed dirt floor

Dirt floors emit water vapor and as the damp soil dries, that moisture moves upward through your home. Nearly all homes with dirt floor crawl spaces have water damage, mold, increased humidity levels, bad air quality, and high energy bills.

No waterproofing

Some crawl spaces have bad or nonexistent footing drains and no damp-proof or waterproof exterior wall coatings. This makes it easier for water to get in, which can lead to mold, wood rot, and severe structural damage.

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Why choose Thrasher as your crawl space repair contractor?

With nearly 50 years of experience in crawl space repair, our team of experts is dedicated to finding the best solution for your home. We work with you every step of the way, from diagnosing the issue to implementing a long-term solution.

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review "I have had work done by this company at two different homes over the years and they are exceptionally professional and do an excellent job and guarantee their work! We had to have some guttering redone and Thrasher made sure things were made right. Their guarantee is honest and the young men that fixed the problem were very professional." Phoebe J. - Wichita
review "Tim was very pleasant, explained everything they did. The gutters look amazing. His crew did a great job of cleaning up, especially after digging the trench. I can hardly tell where they dug it!" Sharon D. - Omaha
review "I was super pleased that Tim and crew kept me informed throughout the process and were receptive and responsive to all my questions. Cleaned up great. Gutter work looks good, and they left saying to let them know if anything needs a tweak." Cindy G. - Omaha

Frequently Asked Questions

  • A crawl space is an unoccupied, unfinished, narrow space within a building, between the ground and the first floor. The crawl space is so named because there is typically only enough room to crawl rather than stand.

  • Yes. Once in your crawl space, warm air condenses and leaves standing water before it works its way up and out of your home. This process is known as the stack effect and will worsen over time, creating mold and wood rot in your crawl space while also hurting your home's energy efficiency. Our encapsulation system includes crawl space waterproofing techniques, which keep your crawl space dry and prevent whole-home moisture issues.

  • There is no one-size-fits-all approach to crawl space repair. Removing crawl space moisture means designing a system to address your home's unique issues.

  • There are ways to fill a crawl space in, but it is not cost-effective to do so. You can also turn it into a basement, but it is a complex and expensive process to complete.

  • Crawl space waterproofing is very similar to basement waterproofing. Installing an interior drainage system, crawl space sump pump system, and crawl space encapsulation system is the best way to address a damp, musty crawl space.

  • Unfortunately, there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to crawl space waterproofing, which means the cost can vary from one home to the next. The process and cost will be determined by the unique issues your crawl space presents and the steps it takes to address them.

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