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

Didn't have work done, needed an estimate of the crawlspace work needed and cost to fix problems. Chris was very thorough and knowledgeable. He spent over an hour under my house, evaluating everything and taking pictures that he then put on a cd for me to view. If I was staying in my home or the party hiring the contractor, I would definitely hire Chris from the Crawlspace Doctor. He was very professional and thorough in his evaluation and spent time explaining his findings and the best way to result the current problems and how to proactively curb future problems. As time was critical due to the sale process, Chris worked us right into his schedule and came out the next day to give us an estimate.

Colleen Haggerty

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

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