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Crawl Space Cleanup

Your crawl space has a big impact on how healthy and energy efficient the rest of your home will be. By cleaning up and sealing your crawl space, you provide a valuable upgrade for your home.

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Bad insulation and debris in crawl space

At Indiana Foundation Service, we specialize in crawl space services of all types  including crawl space cleanup and encapsulation.

If you’ve noticed moldy or musty odors in your home, sinking floors above your crawl space, or you’re concerned with crawl space flooding, our specialists are here to help you.

Our Crawl Space Cleanup Services

We offer the following services:

  • Insulating and Sealing The Crawl Space
  • Removal Of Debris and Rotting Materials
  • Structural Repair and Reinforcement
  • Leveling Of Crawl Space Floors
  • Crawl Space Dehumidification
  • Crawl Space Access Door Replacement

Our crews of crawl space experts can clean, seal and insulate your space quickly  usually in less than a day. Our crawl space liners include a 25-year written warranty for durability.

We specialize in solving crawl space issues of all types — including problems related to moldy, rotting crawl spaces. For a free crawl space cleanup quote, contact us by phone or e-mail today!

We serve Indianapolis, Bloomington, Muncie, Lafayette, Kokomo, Greenwood and many areas nearby in Indiana.

Why Clean Your Crawl Space?

While many homeowners do not access their crawl space regularly or use it for storage, what happens in this space can have a large impact on the rest of the home.

If you have a vented crawl space, you can count on 40% of the air in your home coming from your crawl space. Anything in that air  including mold spores, odors, and humidity — is all brought up into your home.

Cleaning your crawl space will eliminate a highly significant source of allergens in your home, while also creating a healthier environment.

Do You Have A Mess In Your Crawl Space?

At Indiana Foundation Service, we’ve seen the absolute worst that crawl spaces can offer — and we’ve cleaned it all! Here’s just a few photos our experts have taken from the field:

Choosing Effective Insulation For Crawl Space Cleanup

Insulating a crawl space, when done properly, is a great way to save energy. We recommend both sealing and insulating your crawl space to maximize the money you save. By sealing your crawl space before insulating, you will prevent air leaks and protect the crawl space from moisture issues.

According to a report from Advanced Energy, sealing your crawl space will create a drier space and reduce conditions for mold, wood decay, and insects. A sealed crawl space will also reduce space conditioning energy use by 15-18% annually.

And that’s just the savings from sealing the crawl space! Add in the savings for insulating the space as well and you’re saving a bundle on your utility bills!

Fiberglass Insulation In Crawl Spaces?

Rodents can enter a crawl space through vents and similar openings. Once in your home, they will nest in the warm fiberglass insulation, finding plenty of food and moisture in the crawl space to live on. A damp crawl space environment can also attract other pests, such as termites, carpenter ants, and wood-boring beetles.

Fiberglass soaks up moisture and humidity like a sponge, and it makes great nesting material for mice and rats. Wet, waterlogged fiberglass will become heavy, causing it to sag off your floor joists and end up on the floor. Wet fiberglass also loses its R-Value — its ability to stop air flow.

Once it lands on your floor, fiberglass insulation becomes a useless, wet, moldy mess that will eventually need to be cleaned up.

Crawl Space Cleanup, Seal, and Insulate

Our crawl space liner, energy efficient dehumidifier, and other products will create a healthier, more energy efficient space in your home. Mold, rot, and mildew will be controlled, and rodent and insect infestations will be discouraged.

Sealing a crawl space also creates dry, usable space that looks great!

How To Insulate

Crew installing X-Grade insulation in crawl space

At Indiana Foundation Service, we recommend sealing and insulating your home with our closed-cell ExTremeBloc™ Crawl Space Insulation installed on your crawl space walls.

ExTremeBloc™ will not soak up moisture the way fiberglass will, and its completely inorganic design will never support the growth of mold or rot.

This advanced insulation does triple duty by insulating and sealing the crawl space walls, while its reflective surface creates a radiant heat barrier that reflects heat back into your home! And if you have leaking basement walls, it will be able to drain any walls leaks down below the vapor barrier or to a drainage channel. Once installed, ExTremeBloc™ Insulation provides industry-leading R-11 insulation!

Insulating Crawl Space Floors

While your crawl space walls provide the maximum opportunity for saving money through crawl space insulation, it’s a good idea to also insulate your crawl space floor.

crawl space with wall and floor insulation

Since crawl spaces are located underground, your crawl space floors will retain a year-round temperature of about 55 °F. If left uninsulated, this can mean a lot of cold in your crawl space!

To insulate crawl space floors, we use Crawl Space Floor Insulation. Made from ¾” of closed-cell foam insulation, it includes a padded, puncture-resistant design that makes it appropriate for crawl-on access by service workers and homeowners alike.

It is fully compatible with our crawl space liner system, and it can be easily integrated with our crawl space waterproofing systems as well. Combined with ExTremeBloc™ on your walls, it’s a fantastic way to save money and enjoy a healthier, more valuable home!

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Crawl Space Cleanup in Damp, Moldy Crawl Spaces

At Indiana Foundation Service, our contractors can help you clean, seal, and upgrade your crawl space – no matter how much of a mess it is!

We offer free, no-obligation clean crawl space quotes to homeowners throughout our service area. To schedule an appointment with us, call or e-mail us today!

We proudly provide crawl space cleanup in the Indianapolis, Bloomington, Muncie area, including Muncie, Lafayette, Terre Haute, Kokomo, Carmel, Anderson and many areas nearby.

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Foundation Repair, Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair and Encapsulation, Serving Central Indiana & Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

624 North Front Street
Whiteland, IN 46184

Kokomo, IN

2731 Albright Rd
Kokomo, 46902

Lafayette, IN

8 N 3rd St
Lafayette, IN 47901