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Pests in Crawl Space

Encountering pests in your home, particularly in your crawl space, is a cause for concern. These unwelcome intruders are attracted to the moist, hidden areas beneath your residence, which can lead to structural damage and unhealthy conditions. 

For over a decade, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado has been the go-to expert in pinpointing the root causes of such infestations and providing holistic solutions. These solutions focus on transforming your home’s crawl space into an environment that deters pests, fostering a healthier living space.  

Homeowners in Colorado rely on our expertise to enhance the safety and integrity of their homes. This article will guide you through understanding why pests are attracted to your crawl space, and how our state-of-the-art crawl space encapsulation methods help to keep them out. 

Identifying Crawl Space Pests 

Pests found in crawl spaces are usually a variety of insects and small animals that infiltrate the dark, moist, and secluded area beneath homes. 

Typical crawl space pests include: 

  • Spiders 
  • Termites 
  • Ants 
  • Cockroaches 
  • Millipedes 
  • Centipedes 
  • Crickets 
  • Silverfish 
  • Beetles 
  • Mice 
  • Rats 

These pests are often drawn to areas with high moisture levels and easy entry points. Once inside, they can nest in insulation, damage wood structures, and create conditions that lead to more infestations.  

This not only compromises your home’s structural integrity but also poses health risks due to the pests’ droppings, bacteria, and odors.Addressing these issues promptly is key to ensuring a safe and healthy home environment. 

Why Your Home is Attracting Crawl Space Pests 

Common reasons for pest infestations in crawl spaces include: 

It’s essential to resolve these underlying problems to deter pests and shield your home from damage. Foundation Repair of Western Colorado excels in identifying and remedying these issues, offering customized solutions to defend your home. 

Effective Solutions for Crawl Space Pests 

Dealing with crawl space pests requires more than just extermination. After all, there’s a reason they decided to enter your crawl space. 

To truly keep pests away, consider investing in a comprehensive strategy that addresses the conditions that attract pests in the first place. At Foundation Repair of Western Colorado, we use a full-scale crawl space encapsulation system. 

With moisture management tools, like dehumidifiers or vapor barriers, this system targets the damp conditions that attract pests. Encapsulation makes the environment less appealing to pests and hinders their access to your crawl space. 

Tackling Pests in Your Crawl Space 

Once the initial pest problem is managed by an exterminator, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado steps in with: 

Choosing Foundation Repair of Western Colorado ensures you receive tailor-made solutions that keep your crawl space safe and healthy. 

The Importance of Addressing Crawl Space Pests Now 

Promptly dealing with crawl space pests is crucial for several reasons: 

  • Prevent Additional Infestations: A pest-ridden crawl space can attract more pests. 
  • Safeguard Health: Pests’ droppings and bacteria are health hazards. 
  • Avert Structural Damage: Pests can severely damage wood structures, leading to expensive repairs. 
  • Preserve Home Value: Tackling pest problems helps maintain your property’s value. 

To thoroughly protect your home, rely on Foundation Repair of Western Colorado’s expertise and unique solutions. Our products offer superior protection, ensuring a secure crawl space. 

Contact Foundation Repair of Western Colorado for Expert Crawl Space Solutions 

Don’t let pests overrun your crawl space and home. Secure a healthy living environment with Foundation Repair of Western Colorado’s dependable crawl space encapsulation services. Our comprehensive repairs are customized to fit your home’s specific needs. 

Reach out to us for a free crawl space inspection and estimate. Homeowners in Colorado have trusted our team for over a decade to revamp their crawl spaces. Experience the excellence and reassurance of a secure crawl space with our services. 


Costs vary depending on the extent of damage, crawl space size, and required repairs. Our free inspection provides tailored solutions and a detailed cost estimate without obligation. We also offer various financing options to fit your budget. 

While we are not licensed exterminators, we recommend professional pest control for extermination. Our role is to provide deterrent solutions, including moisture control, dehumidification, and encapsulation. Contact us to learn more about our services and schedule a free inspection

Pests can spread disease, weaken wood structures, chew materials, and leave behind waste and odors, negatively impacting your home’s structure and your family’s health. Contact Foundation Repair of Western Colorado for a free inspection and repair estimate.

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