Conditioned Crawlspace

Crawlspace Doctor of West Central Indiana creates conditioned Crawlspaces in West Central Indiana, Morgan County, Clay County, Hendricks County, Parke County, Putnam County, Sullivan County, Vermillion County, Vigo County and the cities of Martinsville, Mooresville, Terre Haute.

In the early 1950s crawl space foundation vents were introduced to eliminate humidity in crawlspaces. Over time contractors and inspectors realized the vents that were installed to remove humidity in fact helped to increase the humidity level in most crawlspaces. They allow hot humid air in the summer months to enter the cool environment of a crawlspace. The humid air would condense and create higher humidity levels under your home.

This would eventually lead to mold and fungus growth. Now building codes are changing to allow builders to construct conditioned crawlspaces without crawl space foundation vents. Conditioning the crawl space is the practice of removing all components that cause moisture. ie: leaking pipes, broken dryer vents, ground water entering through the foundation, etc. A proper vapor barrier needs to be installed to prevent moisture from evaporating from the soil into the home.

After the clean space has been created the air in the crawlspace can be conditioned by one of several different ways depending on the crawlspaces individual situation. All components need to be in place or the desired results will not be achieved. Crawlspace Doctor has developed systems to properly condition crawlspaces.

Crawlspace Humidity Control Issue

Crawlspace Humidity Control Issue

Crawlspace Doctor
640 E. Morgan St.
Spencer, In. 47460

Phone: 765-318-2252
Phone: 812-236-7644

Phone: 1-877-WET-CRAWL
Phone: 812-236-7644

Serving West Central Indiana, Morgan County, Clay County, Hendricks County, Parke County, Putnam County, Sullivan County, Vermillion County, Vigo County and the cities of Martinsville, Mooresville, Terre Haute, Rockville, Brazil, Sullivan, Plainfield, Avon and Brownsburg

Dave Tarrence

 

 


Indiana West Central Customer Testimonials

Cleaned crawlspace, dug ''french drain'' with sump pump, installed vapor barrier and stabilized appropriate ductwork and miscellaneous lines with plastic hangers, getting everything off the crawlspace floor. Chris Crow and his crew did what they said they would do. Chris was very responsive and professional in his approach. His crew was very conscientious and sensitive to our needs. I am very satisfied with the work performed and the level of customer service.

Joseph Tutterow

We had a small addition with a crawlspace added to our house two years ago. The crawlspace gets very cold in the winter and I wanted someone to tell me what could be done to keep it warmer. Mr. Chris Crow, who gave me the estimate and also performed the work, did an excellent job. He explained what he thought the problem was, gave me several options and then did the work and more. He added a small heating duct, additional insulation and a custom-made insulated, wooden door. In addition, he tidied up the wiring, replaced some poorly installed insulation and put down a new vapor barrier. He also sent me some pictures to show what had been done. Chris really knows crawlspaces and I highly recommend him.

Steve Warner

Chris,
I did not know what to expect when I called Crawlspace Doctor. I got, Dave Tarrence, who was very professional & was always available for questions & concerns. Then Ryan, Nathan & David came & they were the nicest, professional & hard working young men I have ever met. You and your business should be proud of these 4 people that you have working for you. What more could a satisfied & pleased client ask for? Nothing!

Thank You,
Carl & Phyllis Prulhiere

We were very pleased with Chris Crow and his detailed estimate. It seemed very fair. He finished what he had promised and found other problems such as termites had eaten the 2.4's and would need replacing. We were very grateful that they did not just 'do the job they came for' and let it go. We had them to repair the 2.4's and they did an excellent job. The employees that were on the job every day were very diligent and energetic. The whole experience was very pleasant. I would recommend the CrawlSpace Doctor to anyone who had a problem of this sort.

Ed and Karen Johnson