Metro Atlanta Property Restoration Specialists for Crawl Spaces
If the crawl space in your home or business is left unfinished or is subject to flooding or water, it could threaten the integrity of your property’s structure. It could also put your health at risk. High moisture levels in your crawl space can encourage mold and mildew growth, which can be transferred into your home.
Fortunately, the crawl space remediation experts at Property Star Restoration are here to help. We have been helping home and business owners across throughout Cherokee County for more than 10 years. We have the right tools, the right people, and the right processes to effectively handle your crawl space remediation. This may include addressing such issues as flooding, water, and mold.
How Do Crawl Spaces Pose Health & Structural Hazards?
A dry and properly finished crawl space should pose no health hazards to a property, but if a crawl space is unfinished or suffers damage, mold and mildew may grow. Water, flooding, and mold can pose specific problems that should be addressed as soon as possible by our crawl space remediation professionals.
Let’s take a brief look at the two primary problems posed by unfinished or compromised crawl spaces:
- Structural Issues: Flooding and other damage, when left unaddressed, can lead to a weakening of your home’s basic structure. Wood and other building materials are porous, and if they are not properly dried, their integrity may be compromised. Rot can weaken them and cause serious, expensive problems.
- Health Problems: When mold or mildew grows in a crawl space, it can pose health hazards. The warm air in the crawl space will rise, taking with it harmful spores and poor air quality. This air then comes into your home and may cause bad odors. Breathing in toxic mold can also cause respiratory problems, headaches, and other health issues. The risk of health problems is greater if you already suffer from allergies or asthma.