Crawl Space Repair Photo Album: Flooded Crawl Space Waterproofed in Staten Island, NY
A homeowner in Staten Island, NY had a dirt crawl space that was badly flooded. The flooding ruined the fiberglass insulation, turning it into a haven for mold and mildew. The homeowner and his family were scared that the crawl space would flood again. After every rainstorm, he was nervous that he would wake up and find the entire crawl space covered in water, so he called Quality 1st Basement Systems to help him out.
Quality 1st Basemenet Systems removed the damaged fiberglass and installed waterproof crawl space insulation along the walls. SilverGlo crawl space insulation is made out of heavy-duty foam and graphite, and will save the homeowner money on their energy bills. Next, they installed CleanSpace vapor barrier to seal off the crawl space from the dirt floor. CleanSpace vapor barrier is a part of a crawl space encapsulation system, it keeps out moisture and pests. To keep the crawl space dry, they installed a SmartSump sump pump. The SmartSump sump pump is designed for crawl spaces, it pumps water out and keeps the area dry. The homeowner never had a sump pump in the crawl space before, and he loves the peace of mind that it gives him. Now with his waterproofing system he no longer worries about the crawl space flooding when it rains!
Flooded, Damp Crawl Space
The owner of this crawl space had flooding that destroyed the insulation inside. He needed the space waterproof and warm.
Sump Pump Installation
The SmartSump sump pump is installed in a plastic housing case. It will be fitted with an airtight lid to keep out debris.
Crawl Space Vapor Barrier
CleanSpace vapor barrier encapsulates and insulates the crawl space. It removes it from the dirt flooring and keeps out moisture.
CleanSpace is Quick
Installation of the crawl space vapor barrier was fast, clean, and efficient. The installation team was done within one day.
Crawl Space Sump Pump
The SmartSump sump pump will pump out water seepage from this crawl space, keeping it dry and safe from flooding.
Waterproof Crawl Space
This crawl space is now waterproof and looking great. The homeowner is satisfied with a job well done!