AquaStop™ ExTremeBloc™ Crawl Space Insulation
If you’re experiencing chilly floors, drafts, or rising energy expenses, it often indicates underlying crawl space issues. These challenges can worsen over time if not properly addressed.
Crawl space insulation is crucial for a healthy living environment. Lack of insulation leaves your home vulnerable to dampness, mold, and pests. Insulating your crawl space combats these problems and boosts energy efficiency.
Foundation Recovery Systems offers a reliable solution with our AquaStop™ ExTremeBloc™ Crawl Space Insulation. We specialize in crawl space encapsulation to remedy these issues and prevent future complications.
What is Crawl Space Insulation?
Crawl space insulation is a material that insulates the space beneath your home.
It’s a vital element for enhancing home energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Insulation in the crawl space adds a layer against heat loss and forms a moisture-resistant zone, reducing mold proliferation and deterring pests.
Effective crawl space insulation involves the use of a dependable material like ExTremeBloc™, engineered to resist the moisture typical in home underpinnings.
Combining insulation with crawl space encapsulation—sealing the area from the ground and external air—results in balanced humidity, lower energy costs, and better air quality.
At Foundation Recovery Systems, we view crawl space repair as integral to overall home health, contributing to a more enjoyable living space and preserving your home’s structural integrity.
Signs You Need Crawl Space Insulation
Identifying the need for crawl space insulation can prevent expensive repairs:
- Cold floors in winter
- Rising energy costs
- Musty smells
- Visible mold
- High indoor humidity levels
- Pest issues
- Allergy or asthma symptoms due to poor air quality
- Rot in wooden structures
- Sagging or bouncy floors
Is Crawl Space Insulation Necessary?
Yes, insulating your crawl space is essential for protecting your home.
Ignoring insulation issues allows moisture and humidity to increase, fostering mold growth that can exacerbate health issues. Pests and rodents might also enter through uninsulated gaps.
Our comprehensive home solution at Foundation Recovery Systems emphasizes early action to maintain your home’s structural longevity and its inhabitants’ health.
DIY crawl space inspection and insulation are not recommended. This area can be dangerous, and standard solutions often miss the core problem. Rely on Foundation Recovery Systems professionals for accurate inspection, repair, and protection.
What Are the Different Kinds of Crawl Space Insulation?
Various insulation types are available, with the most common for crawl spaces being:
Widely used nationwide, but fiberglass is not ideal for crawl spaces.
Typically, it’s installed between floor joists in the crawl space to regulate temperature above. However, its vulnerability to moisture, mold, and pests makes it unsuitable for this area.
Spray Foam Insulation
This insulation is sprayed onto surfaces like walls and joists in crawl spaces. It’s not the best choice for crawl spaces, though.
Mostly made of closed-cell foam, it’s relatively rigid and durable but not immune to damage. In damp crawl spaces, it can harbor mold, emit odors, and attract termites.
Foam Board Insulation
Instead choose a thermal foam board insulation like ExTremeBloc™ for effective crawl space insulation. These panels are cut on-site to fit and be installed on interior walls.
ExTremeBloc™ features reflective surfaces for better heat retention and has a high insulation value, although thinner than fiberglass types.
What Are the Benefits of Crawl Space Insulation?
The right crawl space insulation provides numerous advantages:
- Moisture Control: Prevents water entry, reducing mold, pests, and ground moisture issues.
- Enhanced Energy Efficiency and Cost Savings: Reduces the strain on heating and cooling systems, lowering energy bills and conserving energy.
- Improved Indoor Comfort: Insulation contributes to a more comfortable home by maintaining temperature and air quality.
Using our advanced solutions and professional services is essential for the best results. Our products, developed using cutting-edge technology and top-grade materials, surpass standard options, offering unmatched home benefits.
How We Install Crawl Space Insulation
Our all-inclusive crawl space encapsulation includes several vital products, like insulation. Our installation process includes:
- Detailed crawl space inspection for identifying repair needs.
- Sealing vents and replacing access doors.
- Installing drainage systems and sump pumps.
- Laying drainage matting on dirt floors.
- Attaching ExTremeBloc™ insulation panels to walls with a gap for pest inspections.
- Applying a vapor barrier for encapsulation.
- Installing a dehumidifier.
- Scheduling annual maintenance checks for best performance.
Trust Foundation Recovery Systems for efficient and effective crawl space insulation and encapsulation installation.
Why Our Crawl Space Insulation is the Best Choice for Your Home
Our ExTremeBloc™ foam board insulation stands out due to:
- Lightweight yet sturdy panels
- Environmentally friendly materials
- Class A fire safety rating
- Graphite-infused, expanded polystyrene core
- Radiant heat barrier coating
- Integrated termiticide and pest deterrent
- High R-value for exceptional thermal resistance
- Moisture resistance
- Installation with a gap for pest control checks
Contact Foundation Recovery Systems for Crawl Space Insulation Today!
Foundation Recovery Systems understands the critical nature of proper crawl space insulation. With over 30 years of serving homeowners, our team possesses the expertise for swift and efficient crawl space insulation installation.
We offer various solutions to suit your needs and budget, backed by a quality guarantee. Foundation Recovery Systems provides free inspections and estimates, allowing you to choose the best path for your home.
While many insulation types last 15-20 years, they can deteriorate from mold and moisture if the crawl space isn’t properly sealed. ExTremeBloc™ by Foundation Recovery Systems is designed as a lasting solution. Contact us for more information and a free inspection.
R-value denotes the thermal resistance of materials like crawl space insulation. Higher R-values mean better heat retention. Learn more about our reliable insulation and R-values by contacting us for a free crawl space inspection.
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