Prevent mold, moisture & comfort problems with the right insulation
Crawl space insulation can make your whole house more comfortable, improve the air quality, and reduce your energy costs. It’s especially important to seal and insulate your crawl space if there’s heating and cooling equipment, ducts, or plumbing in there. If your crawl space is vented, uninsulated, doesn’t have enough insulation, or has old fiberglass batts, Dry Basements Plus can solve your crawl space insulation needs.
Contact us today to schedule an on-site crawl space insulation estimate in Wixom, Novi, Brighton or the surrounding area in Michigan.
Problems with vented crawl spaces and fiberglass batts
While fiberglass batt insulation is the cheapest and easiest DIY choice for insulating the crawl space, there are several problems with using fiberglass batts in a vented crawl space:
- Fiberglass insulation absorbs water and loses its R-value when wet
- Air passes through fiberglass batts, contributing to uncomfortable rooms upstairs, cold floors, and high energy bills
- Wet, dirty fiberglass batts support mold growth
Crawl spaces with insulated foundation walls are warmer and drier than crawl spaces with insulation between the floor joists.
Our crawl space insulation process
At Dry Basements Plus, we specialize in solving crawl space insulation problems. We don’t just winterize crawl space pipes or vents, but instead seal and winterize your entire crawl space foundation to bring your plumbing and heating system inside your home’s conditioned space. Here’s how our process works:
- Air seal and insulate the rim joist: A tremendous amount of heat is lost through the rim joist that rests on your crawl space foundation. We prevent frigid air from leaking in by sealing gaps around the perimeter of your foundation. Then we reduce conductive heat loss by insulating the rim joist with foam insulation.
- Insulate crawl space walls with rigid foam: We install high-performance SilverGlo™ rigid foam insulation against the crawl space walls. SilverGlo™ does what fiberglass can’t: stop air leaks, never lose R-value, and never absorb or be damaged by moisture.
- Seal & insulate the crawl space floor: In colder climates, we recommend installing TerraBlock™ foam insulation on the crawl space floor. This specialized flexible insulation is then covered with our CleanSpace® moisture barrier that completes the sealing process. The crawl space is now isolated from outside conditions.
Upgrade your crawl space insulation today!
If you have an uncomfortable home, cold floors, or moisture problems in your crawl space, contact Greater Oakland County’s crawl space repair experts at Dry Basements Plus for a complete solution. Our innovative crawl space insulation solutions will ensure that you have a more comfortable, energy efficient home.
We offer no-obligation crawl space consultations and free cost estimates to homeowners in Wixom, Novi, Brighton and surrounding areas in Michigan. Contact us today to request yours!
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