Crawlspace Vents – Open or Closed During South Dakota Winters?
Open or Closed Crawlspace Vents for South Dakota Winters Winter in South Dakota can be extremely harsh, with cold temperatures, and frequent blizzards and ice storms. During this frigid time of the year, most homeowners in South Dakota want to keep their homes as tightly closed up as possible to preserve warmth. Although some people recommend closing the crawlspace vents all the time to prevent termites from getting in the home, this can defeat the purpose of having them in the first place. Generally, crawlspace vents are required by building codes. This means that it is probably worth it to … Read More
With Spring Around the Corner, Think Nebraska Basement Waterproofing
Snow and Ice Melt can mean Wet Basements in Nebraska Winters in Nebraska can be unpredictable, with temperatures that rise and fall so quickly, you barely have time to prepare your home for the coming snow. However, snow and ice can cause numerous problems for your home once spring rolls around and they begin to melt. As the snow and ground begin to thaw, your home’s foundation will be bombarded with moisture from all sides. This excess water can cause immense problems with your home’s foundation.The melting snow will pool around your home’s foundation and slip in through cracks. This … Read More
Rapid Foundation Repair’s Service Area
Foundation Repair for South Dakota and the Surrounding Area Rapid Foundation Repair has made taking care of our clients our number one goal when it comes to taking care of your needs with your foundation. We want to make sure your home is as safe as it can be for your family. We only use Earth Contact Products because they are number one in the industry. It makes the job that our highly trained professionals do better when using the best products. Our service area covers parts of Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota. The following cities will find Rapid Foundation … Read More
Repair Your Crawlspace Before Winter
Repair Your Crawlspace Before Winter Crawl Space Encapsulation in South Dakota Most homeowners do not fully realize the importance of their crawlspace. They believe that it is merely a convenient place to store holiday decorations and that it has little effect on the rest of the home. In reality, having a damp crawlspace is potentially dangerous to the health of you and your family. Keeping your crawlspace dry and safe is vital, especially in the winter months. The experienced team of professionals at Rapid Foundation Repair can help you with all of your crawl space encapsulation needs. Often, the crawlspace of a home … Read More
How Can a Vapor Barrier Help You?
Crawl Space Repair Sioux Falls, SD If you have a damp, musty basement with wet walls or lots of humidity, then a vapor barrier may be the best option for you. A vapor barrier is usually made of a material used for damp proofing, such as foil or plastic, that will resist moisture diffusion through walls, ceilings, or floors. Although a little moisture in the home is a good thing, too much can cause problems for the building materials. Rapid Foundation Repair can help you with your crawl space repair needs to keep your home dry. Installing a vapor barrier … Read More
Keeping Your SD and WY Crawlspace Healthy
Crawlspace Moisture and Your Family’s Health Did you know that as much as 50% of the air that you and your family breathes comes from your basement or crawlspace? Many people don’t look in their crawlspace very often. The area can smell bad, be humid, and dark. It’s kind of like the attic, one of those places you just don’t want to go. Heck, it might even have a dirt floor. But problems can lurk in your crawlspace that can lead to a downward spiral in your family’s health. You need the help of a crawlspace professional! Keeping Your SD … Read More