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This is where we will post industry news as well as helpful hints for the home and business owner in Chicagoland.

Damp Crawl Space in Hinsdale

Known for its beautiful residences and teardown culture, Hinsdale in Illinois is a village that is part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It has a population of about 16,900 and is listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in the state.

But under the beautiful homes and rolling wooded, topography lies a secret that not even many homeowners know about – damp crawl spaces. Crawl spaces are a regular fixture in many homes, and if not crawl spaces then basements. But when the weather becomes wet, or sewer pipes back up, these underground spaces tend to get damp or  even severely flooded.

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Hinsdale Water Seepage in the Crawl Space

Within the Chicago metropolitan area, Hinsdale is a village in Cook and DuPage counties in Illinois with a population of about 17,000. It is listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in the states.

Beautiful residences abound in Hinsdale, but no matter how beautiful your home might be, if you are getting water seepage in the crawl space, it won’t stay beautiful for long. You see, if water is left untreated in the crawl space, this can erode your home’s foundation.

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Hinsdale Damp Crawl Space

In Illinois, part of Cook and DuPage Counties, lies a village within the Chicago metropolitan area that is in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in the state – Hinsdale. Known for its teardown culture and beautiful homes, Hinsdale has a rebuild rate of about 30% and a population of about 17,000.

But whether your home is a rebuild or not, if it has a crawl space, the number one enemy you’ll have is water. A damp crawl space can cause a ton of potential problems if left neglected.

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How Crawl Space Encapsulation can Protect Your Entire Home

A village in Cook and DuPage counties in Illinois, Hinsdale is listed as in the top 1% of the wealthiest towns in the state. Known for its beautiful residences, Hinsdale is a pleasant place to live in. However, like most places in the Chicago area, it is prone to extreme weather conditions, making homes susceptible to moisture issues.  

Moisture issues in crawl spaces are pretty common, especially if your home isn't protected from the elements. If a crawl space suffers from moisture issues, your home will be susceptible to mold, fungi and mildew. Moisture can also cause wooden posts to rot and it can lead to premature degradation of the foundation.  

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