Named for the elk living in the area, Elk Grove Village is a municipality of Illinois located in Cook County and DuPage County. Home to the largest industrial park in the U.S., with over 3,600 businesses, residents have a lot on their minds that sometimes leave the lowest parts of their homes unmanaged.
Crawl spaces are one of those things in our homes that we tend to forget since we don’t see it much. But if left unattended, it can get flooded and get into a serious state of disrepair. A damaged crawl space can cause many issues, from rotting wood posts, growth of mold and mildew, it can emanate a musty smell, and it could even ruin your foundation.
Solutions to Crawl Space Flooding and Damage
If you’ve confirmed your crawl space is flooded and/or damaged, there are many ways to control it. You can get a sump pump to pump the water out, repair damaged posts, and find every crack and seal it. However, sometimes a damaged crawl space or flood is too severe for you to take care of on your own.
A call to a Perma-Seal professional is needed. A professional can properly assess the situation and damage, and do the proper repairs needed. Additionally, they can also make sure your crawl space won’t suffer the same fate in the future if you so choose, by setting up vapor barriers, liners, and more.
Benefits to Elk Grove Village Homeowners
A crawl space is part of your home’s foundation. If it’s flooded and is damaged, your foundation might weaken or even cause serious health issues for your family because of mold growth. A foundation is what keeps your home up and stable, so to leaving it in a state of disrepair can prove to be very dangerous.
Keep your home and family safe and healthy, call a Perma-Seal professional today and make sure your crawl space is in proper shape!