Is a Vapor Barrier Necessary in Your Basement?
Is a Vapor Barrier Necessary in Your Basement? What is a Vapor Barrier? A vapor barrier is an encapsulation made of foil or plastic that is designed to keep moisture out of the basement. It is not the same thing as waterproofing, but it is an important part of it. This material will help damp-proof your basement or crawlspace, helping you avoid major damage related to moisture like dry rot and mold. Signs You Need a Vapor Barrier In addition to the humidity levels in your area, there are several everyday factors that can contribute to moisture in the air, … Read More
How Your Wet Basement Effects You in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska
Wet Basement Wyoming Whether you live in Wyoming, South Dakota, or Nebraska, you deal with the four seasons. Hot and cold, wet and dry, and the seasonal changes affect the soil around the foundation of your basement. The soil expands and contracts due to the moisture levels in it. When this happens over and over throughout the year and years after, the soil can cause damage to your foundation. When you have a wet basement, it is time to consider having our specialists from Rapid Foundation Repair come and check out exactly what is happening. The damage water can cause … 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
Make Your Crawlspace Safe
Crawl Space Encapsulation in South Dakota Moisture problems in the basement are an issue for many homeowners. If you have similar problems, Rapid Foundation Repair has a solution for you. We offer many prime services, such as vapor barriers, and crawl space encapsulation. For all things waterproofing or foundation repair related, choose Rapid Foundation Repair. Although some areas still permit a vented, dirt-floored crawl space, the better option is to have your crawl space encapsulated with a vapor retardant material that will prevent structural problems. Crawl space encapsulation will keep mold from growing, reducing the number of air pollutants and allergens in … 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 the diffusion of moisture through walls, ceilings, or floors. Although a little bit of 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 … Read More