Do you have a musty smell in your crawlspace? It could be a sign of mold.
No one’s crawlspace is a place you would want to hang out. They are generally dark and cramped. But what they shouldn’t be is smelly. If you have a musty smell in your crawlspace, it could mean mold. You may be aware that mold in your home poses health risks to you and your loved ones, but you may not realize that mold in your crawlspace poses similar risks. As much as 50% of the air in your home started in your crawlspace, so it can bring those mold spores with it and cause health issues, especially for people with respiratory conditions or compromised immune systems.
Mold in your crawlspace can cause other problems as well. It can actually get into the structure of your home and cause serious damage to the joists and floorboards. It can cause HVAC issues and buckling of wooden floors and subfloors. If you have a musty smell in your crawlspace, you don’t need to panic, but you should take action by calling us here at Turners Underseal. We will complete a thorough inspection of your crawlspace, looking for problems and any contributing factors that we can identify. Once we have done that, we can work with you to create a plan to correct these issues and get rid of that musty smell for good.
We don’t perform traditional crawlspace encapsulation, but we are confident that our unique method will give you better results. We use superior equipment and an advanced, thicker liner to reduce humidity levels in your crawlspaces. Our specialized dehumidifiers will keep humidity levels low and reduce the ability of mold to grow in the space. Call today to get a free honest estimate and finally get rid of that musty smell in the crawlspace.