Crawl Space Repair in MA, including Lynn, Cambridge & Boston.
Crawl Space Repair

Our Crawl Space Vapor Barrier System In Greater Boston

Typical crawl spaces are moldy, foul-smelling spaces that homeowners avoid at all costs. Many of them flood, and they're often filled with debris left over from when the house was constructed.

In more extreme cases, they can be rotting structures with rodents, animals, and other pests living within.

At Basement Systems, it's our job to make sure that your musty crawlspace is transformed into a cleaner, drier, healthier, and more energy-efficient space.

Benefits of our vapor barrier system:

Our crawl space encapsulation services are available in Lowell, Boston, Cambridge and nearby. For a free crawl space repair quote, call or e-mail us today! Our vapor barrier system is even more effective when combined with our crawl space insulation and drainage matting.

Before and After Installing Crawl Space Vapor Barrier

Before view of dirt Crawl Space in Boston

Excess moisture in a vented, dirt-floored crawl space can damage insulation while also causing mold problems.

CleanSpace® vapor barrier after in Lowell

Heavy-duty moisture barriers used in the encapsulation process transform the crawl space into a dry, clean, energy-efficient part of the house.

Steps to Installing A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier

  1. Install Airtight Doors & Vent Covers: Sealing your crawl space doors and vents stops the cycle of cold, humidity, and moisture entering from the outside air. However, water can still enter your crawlspace in many ways.
  2. Remove Any Standing Water Sources: The next step is to eliminate any sources of flooding in your crawl space by installing a crawl space drain and sump pump system. This eliminates flooding water from your crawl space, but moisture can still enter directly through the concrete and floor in the form of water vapor.
  3. Repair The Structure: If your crawl space is sagging or damaged by prolonged mold and rot, the next step is to install crawl space support jacks to help restore your structure. This will help your floors stay even and stop any structural sagging upstairs.
  4. Encapsulate & Insulate The Crawl Space: To stop moisture from passing through your floors and porous concrete walls, a crawl space vapor barrier should be installed. A durable liner will allow for servicemen to use the space without damage while transforming your crawl space into usable storage space. This is also the best time to install crawl space insulation on your walls or floors. Installing crawl space drainage matting underneath the crawl space liner will help direct water to the drainage system and sump pump.
  5. Install A Dehumidifier: Installing an energy efficient, self-draining crawl space dehumidifier will keep your space dry. Our crawl space dehumidifier system includes a filter that removes particles from the air as small as 2 microns. This ensures that your crawl space is protected from mold, dust mites, and mildew damage -- permanently!

Our crews of crawl space contractors are professionally certified at the Basement Systems® International Headquarters in Seymour, CT.

For a free, no-obligation crawl space repair quote, contact us by phone or e-mail today! We work throughout Greater Boston, including Boston, Lowell, Cambridge, Somerville, Lynn, Framingham, Lawrence, Haverhill, Malden, Waltham and surrounding areas.

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Serving MA including the Greater Boston area
Cities in Essex County, MA
Amesbury
Andover
Beverly
Boxford
Byfield
Danvers
Essex
Georgetown
Gloucester
Groveland
Hamilton
Hathorne
Haverhill
Ipswich
Lawrence
Lynn
Lynnfield
Manchester
Marblehead
Merrimac
Methuen
Middleton
Nahant
Newbury
Newburyport
North Andover
Peabody
Prides Crossing
Rockport
Rowley
Salem
Salisbury
Saugus
South Hamilton
Swampscott
Topsfield
Wenham
West Boxford

Cities in Middlesex County, MA
Acton
Arlington
Arlington Heights
Ashby
Ashland
Auburndale
Ayer
Bedford
Belmont
Billerica
Boxborough
Burlington
Cambridge
Carlisle
Chelmsford
Chestnut Hill
Concord
Devens
Dracut
Dunstable
Everett
Framingham
Groton
Hanscom Afb
Holliston
Hopkinton
Hudson
Lexington
Lincoln
Littleton
Lowell
Malden
Marlborough
Maynard
Medford
Melrose
Natick
New Town
Newton
Newton Center
Newton Highlands
Newton Lower Falls
Newton Upper Falls
Newtonville
Nonantum
North Billerica
North Chelmsford
North Reading
North Waltham
Nutting Lake
Pepperell
Pinehurst
Reading
Sherborn
Shirley
Somerville
Stoneham
Stow
Sudbury
Tewksbury
Townsend
Tyngsboro
Waban
Wakefield
Waltham
Watertown
Waverley
Wayland
West Groton
West Medford
West Newton
West Townsend
Westford
Weston
Wilmington
Winchester
Woburn
Woodville

Cities in Suffolk County, MA
Boston
Charlestown
Chelsea
East Boston
Revere
South Boston
Winthrop

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