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Installing a vapor barrier provides a watertight seal around your crawl space.
Water issues the crawl space can cause a variety of problems for homeowners, including mold, pests, wood rot, and foul odors. If you have a leaky or damp crawl space, Clarke Basement Systems are the local experts you need. We install quality, durable crawl space vapor barriers that will eliminate water issues and keep your crawl space dry and clean.
If you've experienced problems with water or mold in your crawl space, call us today at 1-888-465-1468 or click below to learn more about how our crawl space encapsulation system can help your home. We offer free estimates on all our work in Vaughan, Markham, Mississauga and the nearby areas.
This Meaford, ON cottage homeowner had concern for her crawlspace. The area was causing moisture problems through the home and posed a potential threat for mold to grow. She was planning to sell the home, but with moisture issues, this was hard to do. It's not news- no one wants a wet crawlspace problem in their home!
After assessing the issue, recommended a full encapsulation of the area. We arrived on the site and cleaned the crawlspace in order to encapsulate the area with our CleanSpace crawlspace solution.
Now the area is clean and can stay dry. This cottage can now be placed for sale!
A customer in Barrie, Ontario, was looking for a minimal fix for their water seepage issue coming from three block walls causing damage to the basement. They wanted a quick solution so that they could finalize their upcoming renovation project.
Rob Langton, System Design Specialist, came up with a 2-part solution. Jose and his crew began by installing:
• WaterGuard® Drainage System
• ThermalDry® Wall Membrane
Our customer was delighted with the work Jose and his team had done. They also insisted on calling us back to complete the basement when they had their renovation plan set.
Homeowners in Brechin, Ontario, had an issue with the condition of their crawl space. The owners were in the process of putting the house on the market and wanted to make sure the house was looking and functioning at its best. They noticed the crawl space had become very wet, unhealthy and unsightly. They needed a fast and reliable solution.
Rob Malcomson, a System Design Specialist, was able to prepare a safe solution to the problem. Lucio Flores, Installation Foreman, and his team installed a system that would make the crawl space clean and dry:
CleanSpace® and our Drainage Matting System were used to encapsulate the space sealing away ground moisture and controlling humidity in the home. ThermalDry Wall Membrane R20 was used on all exterior walls and header spaces to help save energy and make the crawl space warmer in the winter.
With the project complete, the homeowners were able to list their house for sale with a clean, dry bill of health for their crawl space that included a transferrable warranty to the new owners.
A home in Bolsover, Ontario, had a crawlspace that was damp, cold and unhealthy. The Homeowner was worried about pipes freezing in the winter from drafts into the crawl space and cold floors.
The customer called Clarke Basement Systems and spoke to Chris Luke, who explained the solution we came up with for the problem. Our team came in and did an Encapsulation of the crawlspace to isolate the home from the earth and spray foam in the header space to stop outside air leakage.
The customer was satisfied because the Floors are now warmer in the home and there is no more worries of pipes freezing.
This cottage had high humidity that caused rotting floors and mold everywhere. This caused the deteriorating floor joist and structure.
A home in Oro Medonte had a very unhealthy, musty smell all over the home caused by their crawlspace condition. The space was wet, musty, and starting to mold. Due to obvious health reasons the customer could not use the home in the current condition. Until this problem was fixed the customer could not move back into home.
The customer called Clarke Basement Systems to come up with a solution so they could solve the problem quick. Rob Malcomson took a good look and explained to the customer the whole procedure that would be done. Jose Martinez and the team came in and installed Cleanspace encapsulation to separate earth moisture. Drainage matting was put in to allow water to move under encapsulation to sump pump location. Regrading of the dirt floor was done to allow water to flow to the sump pump. We removed the debris to clean up the space prior to encapsulation. Smart Jacks were installed to secure the crawlspace and replace the old beam that was settling. The customer was able to move back into home and the space is now managed and healthy, no smells and supported with warranty.
This customer had purchased a potentially great cottage in Minden Hills, knowing there were some improvements to be done. The crawlspace was wet musty and had critters making a home in there as well. An encapsulation with CleanSpace and R20 ThermalDry insulation was installed along with a SmartSump and UltraSump battery backup. This crawlspace is now built to last a lifetime free of critters, maintaining its heat and extending the cottage season with a 25 year transferable warranty!
This customer was tired of cold floors and a musty smell in their vacation home. Also there was lots of space in the crawlspace for storage but they could not utilize it as it was always damp and mucky.
To solve the issue with the damp floor, we installed the CleanSpace vapor barrier over the damp dirt floor and up onto the walls. An application of spray foam was applied between the floor joist to help seal out the moist air. Problem solved permanently!
A homeowner in Innisfil, Ontario, was looking to make their crawlspace dry, healthy and support some of the floor joists for future improvements on the main level of the home. A full encapsulation with CleanSpace was installed as well as AprilAire dehumidifier to prevent rot, mold and odors. SmartJacks were installed with a supplementary beam supporting the floor joists. The customer feels comfortable doing renovations to the upper level of the home thanks to our guarantee of a dry, safe, healthy and supported crawl space.
This crawlspace in Innisfil, Ontario, was wet and musty on inspection. There was also a low spot in one location of the floor above. A full encapsulation was installed with R20 ThermalDry Insulation. This improved the health, longevity and temperature of the home. EverLast doors were also installed for a proper seal and easy access in future. The customer can now be worry free about the home worsening overtime!
If you want to create a dry, healthy crawl space that improves your home's air quality and energy efficiency, a vapor barrier from Clarke Basement Systems is a great place to start. Our complete crawl space encapsulation system provides everything you need to eliminate water and mold issues in your basement. Call us today at 1-888-465-1468 or contact us online to get started with a free estimate in Vaughan, Markham, Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Oshawa, Richmond Hill, Barrie, Peterborough, Newmarket and the surrounding areas.