Oak Park is a village on the western side of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois and has a population of 51,878. It’s located on top of the ancient shore of Lake Chicago though today its geography consists of exactly zero water. Despite this absence of water, many Oak Park residents still experience moisture troubles in their crawl spaces, which can cause a host of problems.
Crawl space moisture can cause the growth of mold and mildew, rot in wooden posts, deterioration of the foundation, and other structural and health issues. If left unattended, it can be harmful to your house and to you and your family’s health.
Solutions to Crawl Space Moisture Problems
If your crawl space is always experiencing moisture problems, it’s time to seal it. Sealing a crawl space means making it water-and moisture-proof to keep it dry and safe. Though it can be done as a DIY project, one mistake and your whole project can turn out unsuccessful. Unless you know what you are doing, call a Perma-Seal professional for help.
A professional can ensure that the crawl space is properly sealed and is effective in keeping moisture out. A professional can also assess if there is any damage to the posts, foundation, etc., and conduct the proper repairs.
Benefits to Oak Park Homeowners
Nothing is more important than you and your family’s health, and your home’s integrity comes at a close second. Keeping your family and home safe means having a crawl space that is dry and free of moisture problems. The money you spend on sealing your crawl space is nothing compared to the money you save from your future health and structural repairs.