Wood Damage Repair
Discovering that the wood in your crawl space has been ruined by rot, mold, and termites can be devastating. If you’re lucky, you can catch the issue ahead of time, repair the wood rot and damage in your Raleigh home’s crawl space, and save yourself from a more expensive project.
Repairing your Raleigh home’s wood rot damage in the crawl space alone won’t provide a permanent solution. Instead, you need a professional crawl space contractor who can eliminate the source of wood damage in your Raleigh home’s crawl space.
Crawl space warning signs include the following:
Don’t just repair your Raleigh crawl space’s damaged wood; prevent it from ever happening again by doing the following:
- Removing all water sources
- Fixing gutter and grade line issues
- Removing pest infestations
Once there are no more pests or sources of excess humidity and moisture, you can begin repairs to the rotted wood in your Raleigh home crawl space.
Install Crawl Space Supports
Replacing the rotted and damaged wood in your crawl space isn’t as necessary as you might expect. Even when your crawl space frame is damaged by mold, our team in Raleigh can install crawl space jack posts or crawl space supports to repair the damage.
Crawl space supports are adjustable and easily installed under your home, restoring structural strength.
Once We Complete Crawl Space Repairs
Once we have installed supports or crawl space jacks in your Raleigh home, to make sure your crawl space enjoys lasting protection, take the following steps to prevent future damage:
- Move debris and firewood away from your home
- Encapsulate your crawl space
- Install a self-draining dehumidifier in your crawl space
Following these steps will deter pests from finding their way into your crawl space, block out outside moisture, and remove any humidity that remains in your crawl space.