Humidity Control

Crawlspace Doctor of West North Carolina will install and service humidity control for your crawl space in West North Carolina, Orange County, Durham County and the cities of Durham, Chapel Hill, Burlington, Greensboro, Hillsborough.

The theories behind the control of humidity in crawlspaces of buildings have changed over the years. It has been previously believed that the proper way to control humidity has been to utilize foundation vents to increase air flow within the crawlspace. The increase of air flow was designed to allow humidity to escape through the foundation vents to the outside of the building. Building codes required installing foundation vents according to the size of the crawlspace.

Building codes have now changes throughout the country to allow for "conditioned crawlspaces". The foundation vents that were originally designed to eliminate humidity actually help to increase the level of humidity in most crawlspaces. Instead of allowing humidity to escape, the foundation vents allowed hot, humid air in the summer to enter the cool crawlspace. The humid air then condensed on the cool water pipes and air conditioning pipes and dramatically increased the level of humidity in the crawlspace.

The increase of humidity created conditions suitable for mold and fungus growth. "Conditioned crawlspaces" eliminate excessive humidity in crawlspaces and help eliminate the conditions that allow for mold and mildew growth. Crawlspace Doctor has developed systems to control humidity in crawlspaces.

 

Crawlspace Humidity Control Issue

Crawlspace Humidity Control Issue

Crawlspace Doctor
6162 Loch Laural Lane
Raleigh, NC 27613

Phone: 919-454-4508

Serving the counties of Orange, Durham and the cities of Durham, Chapel Hill, Burlington, Greensboro, Hillsborough, Pittsboro and Carrboro

Super Service Award

Brad Dehring

 

Brad Dehring

North Carolina West Customer Testimonials


We noticed that our downstairs bedrooms had a musty odor that seemed to be coming from the crawl space so I called Brad from Crawlspace doctor. He explained everything that his company would do in an easy-to-understand way. Brad went into our crawlspace and disovered that we had a guest living there (probably a raccoon or possum based on the droppings) and we also had some sink holes & water issues. He & his assistant showed up when promised and now our crawl space is energy efficient, mold-free and critter-free! They also even removed the critter droppings! They were also super fantastic with my curious 3-year old niece who was visiting, as well as both our dogs. I would HIGHLY recommend them!!

Christine D.

Durham, NC


Doctor Brad and sidekick Justin sealed our 1600 sq. ft. crawl space, and I do mean crawl. Our space was nasty, damp, dark, smelly, confined, buggy, moldy, mousy, and snaky. As I crawled around the space midway through and after the job I was surprised and delighted at the high quality of the work and these guys attention to detail. It looked like they gave my space the same effort they would give their own home. Today my 7 yr old daughter and her friend were playing "spy dogs" with their flashlights in the crawl space. Amazing.
Richard P.
Hillsborough, NC


We were told our crawlspace was in need of serious repair.  We got a couple of different quotes and options from different Companies including the Crawlspace Doctor.  After research we decided to go with Crawlspace Doctor and the Closed Air Supply Crawl Space.  His prices were the most reasonable and he was also very friendly, professional,  helpful and knowledgeable from the start.  He answered all of our questions and was willing to answer more.  He did excellent work in a timely and professional manner.  We would use Brad with Crawlspace Doctor again in the future if necessary.
Sara P.
Eno Valley, NC


Brad was great throughout the entire job, always keeping me informed and letting me know how much more work they had to complete. The crawl space is in almost livable condition. The house had a musty smell to it, but that is now gone. We were most likely breathing in some of the mold that had been growing under the house. The humidity levels are down to 55%, and should stay at that level in both winter and summer. I will call Brad again in a heartbeat if I move to another home and have a similar problem. He is the kind of guy that I think people are looking for. He is punctual, honest, straightforward, and true to his word.
David V.
Chapel Hill, NC