Waterproofing

Crawlspace Doctor of West Central Indiana will install and service waterproofing for your crawl space 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.

Waterproofing a crawlspace as defined means preventing any ground water from passing through the foundation and accumulating in the crawlspace.
Most waterproofing techniques must be applied during the construction of the structure.
Outside perimeter drains, gutters, waterproofing materials on foundation walls and proper sloping of the land next to the structure all need to be considered.

Reality is, in most construction, the proper steps have not been followed through. In this case, water management is the proper term for the control of ground water entering the crawlspace. It may be possible to upgrade the gutters and improve the grade of the land but most often it is impractical to completely prevent water from entering the crawlspace. Landscaping, sidewalks, HVAC units and other items on the exterior of the home make it very difficult to achieve the desired results.

The best approach now becomes water management. Admitting that water is going to pass through the foundation and controlling it so it is no longer a concern.

A properly installed interior perimeter drainage system with a proper sump pit and sump pump discharging to the exterior of the crawlspace is mandatory for the control of water entering the crawlspace.

Even if the structure has water entering only every five to ten years the drainage system will be there to eliminate the destruction its effects can have.

Think of a drainage system as an insurance policy for your crawlspace!

 

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

When Chris Crow first came to my home I told him that I hardly ever went down to the root cellar as I hated going down there, it was scary looking and such a mess. When the job was done I went down there and could not believe what a huge transform they had done on it. I am still in shock, I now am not scared to go into the root cellar it is a whole new different room. To all that are reading this Chris Crow and his crew are professional, reasonable and take pride and quality in their work. I did have a few early mornings with them but it was worth it. You are ace in my book guys.

Victoria Baker

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

Chris's crew cleaned the crawl space and did a fantastic job in preparing the space. They went above and beyond to ensure that the crawl space was sealed and that the trouble spots were addressed. They were on time and provided excellent customer service. Chris took the time to prepare the photos to show the crawl space trouble spots and was very honest in all of his recommendations. His team cleaned the workspace when they were done and then Chris took after photos to show what was done. While this is not a visible home improvement, it has improved the humidity in the house and in the windows. This was a worthwhile investment and would recommend this business to anyone needing this work done.

Joann Novak

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