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Crawl Space Drainage Installation

Dirty, nasty crawl space.

Dealing with water in your crawl space can feel like a losing battle. It creates the conditions for mold growth, wood rot, and structural damage. But with the right solutions, you can transform a damp, neglected crawl space into a healthy, controlled area. 

By installing our crawl space drainage system, water is stopped at the source. Trusted by homeowners since 2005, Foundation Repair of Western Colorado provides lasting solutions that maintain your home’s integrity and your family’s health. 

If you live in Grand Junction, Telluride, Durango, or another city in our service area, choose us. With our crawl space encapsulation and drainage systems, you can stop moisture damage for good. 

What is Crawl Space Drainage?

Closeup of a crawl space drainage pipe.

Crawl space drainage refers to systems and products used to redirect, collect, and remove water from crawl spaces. 

Excess moisture is a common problem in Western Colorado crawl spaces due to factors like landscape irrigation, snowmelt pooling around the home’s perimeter, and heavy snowfall in the winter.  

Over time, this moisture leads to serious issues like wood rot, mold growth, musty odors, and pest infestations. An effective crawl space drainage system captures water quickly and prevents these issues.  

Signs You Need Crawl Space Drainage 

To maintain your home, it’s crucial to promptly recognize any signs of crawl space damage. Detecting issues early minimizes damage and reduces repair costs, ensuring your crawl space remains well-maintained.

Here are indicators that your Grand Junction crawl space needs drainage improvements: 

Addressing these warning signs right away prevents further moisture damage and improves home comfort and air quality. Promptly call in experts like our team at Foundation Repair of Western Colorado for assistance.

Is Crawl Space Drainage Necessary?

Yes, a well-designed crawl space drainage system is a necessary investment for any home with a crawl space. Without drainage, crawl space water can quickly pool below your home without a way to exit. 

As the water pools, it is absorbed into the dirt floors and evaporates, creating ideal conditions for mold growth and wood decay. Over time, unchecked dampness threatens your home’s structural stability from the ground up. 

Rather than covering up water issues with subpar drainage products from hardware stores, address the root causes with our comprehensive encapsulation system. Transform your wet crawl space into a conditioned living space safely integrated with the rest of the home. 

What Are the Benefits of Crawl Space Drainage?

Integrating interior drainage and our CrawlDrain™ system into your crawl space delivers immense benefits: 

Happy family enjoying their home.

Eliminates Standing Water 

By redirecting water to drainage channels and a sump pump system, the CrawlDrain™ removes pooled water so it can no longer cause structural damage. 

Reduces Humidity and Mold Growth 

Drainage lowers crawl space moisture levels, drastically decreasing the risk of mold growth and musty odors. 

Discourages Pests 

Drainage and encapsulation make your crawl space less hospitable for moisture-loving pests like termites and ants. It becomes less appealing for pests to access and nest in a dry crawl space. 

Protects Floors and Structures 

By keeping the space beneath your home, a drainage system protects wooden structural supports from moisture damage. 

Increases Energy Efficiency 

A dry, encapsulated crawl space prevents cold drafts and improves insulation performance for better energy efficiency. 

Provides a Healthy Living Environment 

Since water is drained away, it lowers the risk of hazardous mold. The cleaner, drier air in your crawl space creates a healthier home for your family. 

How We Install Crawl Space Drainage 

Crawl space drainage works best as part of a larger encapsulation system. If you decide to work with us, here’s what you can expect from the installation process: 

technician installing crawl space drainage rock in crawl space

We handle every phase of the process with expertise, from inspection to final testing and beyond. 

Why Our Crawl Space Drainage is the Best Choice for Your Home

Foundation Repair of Western Colorado’s CrawlDrain™ stands apart from basic hardware store drainage pipes because of its specialized features: 

  • Sloped drain body with holes to accept water on all sides 
  • Outdoor-rated, crush-proof polymer construction 
  • Filter fabric blocks debris from entering 
  • Fits any crawl space layout 
  • Works seamlessly with sump pump discharge 
  • Financing options available 
  • Designed specifically for Western Colorado’s soil conditions 
  • Pairs perfectly with our full encapsulation system 
  • Includes 25-year transferable limited warranty 

CrawlDrain™ delivers robust drainage capacity that withstands our region’s freeze/thaw cycles without cracking or deforming. Rely on Foundation Repair of Western Colorado for optimal crawl space drainage performance. 

Choose Foundation Repair for Crawl Space Drainage Installation Near You!

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Don’t tolerate a chronically wet, unhealthy crawl space for one more season. Foundation Repair of Western Colorado’s drainage system transforms your crawl space into a clean, dry, conditioned area. 

Protect your most valuable investment – your home – with Western Colorado’s most trusted crawl space specialists. Contact our team today to schedule a free inspection and create a personalized plan that solves your moisture problems at the source! 

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    Crawl Space Drainage FAQs

    Following removing any standing water, our experts install a perimeter drainage system to capture leaking water, which is then directed to a sump pump. Drainage matting also aids in guiding water to these systems. Crawl space encapsulation, insulation, and dehumidification are vital components as well. Contact Foundation Repair of Western Colorado for further information and to arrange a free inspection.

    No, crawl space drainage is designed to safeguard and preserve your foundation by effectively managing crawl space water. It does not require extensive excavation or heavy equipment for installation, and professionals can easily inspect and maintain it during yearly check-ups. Contact Foundation Repair of Western Colorado to learn more about this exclusive product and schedule a free crawl space inspection.

    The installation time varies based on the extent of damage in the crawl space, its size, and the required repairs. Our team strives to complete crawl space solutions in one to two days, minimizing disruption to your household. Contact us for more information and to receive a detailed timeline during a free crawl space inspection

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