Sealed Crawl Space


Sealed Crawl Space

Sealed Crawl Space Solutions for a Healthier Home

A crawl space is an often overlooked yet critical component of your home’s structure. It plays a significant role in the overall health, energy efficiency, and structural integrity of your house. At Raleigh Waterproofing Inc., we offer comprehensive sealed crawl space solutions designed to protect your home from moisture, improve air quality, and enhance energy efficiency. Our team of experts utilizes advanced techniques and materials to ensure your crawl space remains dry and secure.

The Importance of a Sealed Crawl Space

Moisture Control

One of the primary benefits of sealing your crawl space is effective moisture control. Crawl spaces are prone to dampness due to ground moisture, poor ventilation, and humid air. Uncontrolled moisture can lead to mold growth, wood rot, and pest infestations, which can compromise your home’s structural integrity and indoor air quality.

Improved Air Quality

The air in your crawl space can impact the air quality in your entire home. Sealing your crawl space helps prevent the infiltration of allergens, mold spores, and other contaminants, promoting a healthier living environment. This is particularly beneficial for individuals with respiratory issues or allergies.

Enhanced Energy Efficiency

A sealed crawl space acts as a barrier against outdoor air and temperature fluctuations. This helps maintain a more stable indoor temperature, reducing the load on your heating and cooling systems. Consequently, you can experience lower energy bills and a more comfortable living space.

Our Sealed Crawl Space Process

Initial Inspection

Our process begins with a thorough inspection of your crawl space. Our experts assess the current condition, identify any existing moisture issues, and evaluate the structural integrity of the area. This step is crucial for developing a customized sealing plan tailored to your home’s specific needs.

Cleaning and Preparation

Before sealing, we clean the crawl space to remove any debris, mold, or pests. This preparation ensures a clean surface for the installation of the vapor barrier and other sealing materials.

Vapor Barrier Installation

The installation of a high-quality vapor barrier is a key component of our sealed crawl space solutions. We use durable, puncture-resistant barriers that cover the floor and walls of your crawl space, effectively blocking moisture from entering the area.


Adding insulation to your crawl space helps further enhance energy efficiency. We install insulation on the walls and, if necessary, the floor of the crawl space to create a thermal barrier that prevents heat loss and temperature fluctuations.


To maintain optimal humidity levels, we install dehumidifiers specifically designed for crawl spaces. These dehumidifiers continuously monitor and control the moisture levels, ensuring a dry and healthy environment.

Ventilation Management

Proper ventilation is essential for maintaining air quality and preventing moisture buildup. We assess and modify the ventilation system as needed to ensure that your sealed crawl space remains dry and well-ventilated.

Benefits of Sealing Your Crawl Space

Prevents Mold and Mildew

By controlling moisture levels, a sealed crawl space significantly reduces the risk of mold and mildew growth. This not only protects your home’s structure but also improves indoor air quality.

Protects Against Pests

A sealed crawl space creates a barrier that deters pests such as rodents and insects from entering your home. This can prevent damage to insulation, wiring, and other structural components.

Increases Home Value

A well-maintained, sealed crawl space can enhance the value of your home. Prospective buyers are likely to appreciate the benefits of a dry, energy-efficient, and healthy crawl space.

Long-Term Cost Savings

Investing in a sealed crawl space can lead to long-term cost savings. Reduced energy bills, fewer repairs, and a healthier living environment all contribute to the overall financial benefits of this solution.

Why Choose Raleigh Waterproofing Inc.?

At Raleigh Waterproofing Inc., we are dedicated to providing top-quality sealed crawl space solutions. Here’s why you should choose us:

  • Experienced Professionals: Our team has extensive experience in crawl space sealing and waterproofing.
  • Customized Solutions: We tailor our services to meet the unique needs of your home.
  • Quality Materials: We use only the highest quality materials to ensure long-lasting results.
  • Comprehensive Service: From initial inspection to final installation, we provide thorough and professional service.
  • Customer Satisfaction: We prioritize your satisfaction and stand behind our work with a commitment to excellence.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a sealed crawl space?

A sealed crawl space is an enclosed area beneath your home that is protected from moisture and air infiltration using vapor barriers, insulation, and dehumidification systems.

Why should I seal my crawl space?

Sealing your crawl space helps control moisture, prevent mold and pests, improve indoor air quality, and enhance energy efficiency, resulting in a healthier and more comfortable home.

How does a vapor barrier work?

A vapor barrier is a durable, impermeable material installed on the floor and walls of the crawl space to block moisture from entering the area, keeping it dry and preventing mold growth.

What kind of insulation is used in crawl spaces?

We use high-quality, moisture-resistant insulation materials designed specifically for crawl spaces to improve energy efficiency and maintain a stable indoor temperature.

Do I need a dehumidifier in my sealed crawl space?

Yes, a dehumidifier helps maintain optimal humidity levels in the sealed crawl space, preventing moisture buildup and ensuring a dry environment.

How often should I inspect my sealed crawl space?

It’s recommended to inspect your sealed crawl space annually and after significant weather events to ensure the sealing materials and systems are functioning properly.

Can sealing my crawl space lower my energy bills?

Yes, sealing your crawl space can reduce energy bills by preventing heat loss and maintaining a more stable indoor temperature, reducing the load on your HVAC system.

How long does the sealing process take?

The duration of the sealing process varies depending on the size and condition of your crawl space, but it typically takes a few days to complete.

Will sealing my crawl space eliminate pests?

Sealing your crawl space creates a barrier that deters pests, but it may not eliminate existing infestations. Additional pest control measures may be necessary.

Is crawl space sealing a DIY project?

While some homeowners may attempt DIY crawl space sealing, professional services ensure proper installation and long-lasting results, addressing all potential issues comprehensively.

Contact Us for Your Sealed Crawl Space Needs

Protect your home from moisture, improve air quality, and enhance energy efficiency with our sealed crawl space solutions. Contact Raleigh Waterproofing Inc. today to schedule an inspection and consultation. Let our experts provide you with the peace of mind that comes with a dry, healthy, and energy-efficient home.