Before & After

Crawl Space Insulation Before & After Photos

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Crawlspace Encapsulation in Pikeville, KY

When we was called on this job the customer had cold floors and mold growing throughout the house. When inspecting the crawlspace we found that there was a lack of insulation in the floor joist and a large amount of condensation on the water lines, HVAC unit and ducts.

The solution for this project was to nutralize the mold with our MoldX fogger, then we installed a 10 mil CleanSpace and rolled up on the wall, which was infused into 2" of closed cell foam to create a class II vapor barrer, and a seamless transition from the crawlspace wall to the floor. Spray foam was also applied to the rim joist to complete the encapsulation.

 

Crawl Space Insulation in Paintsville, KY

The before picture shows a crawlspace that typically has a 6 mil vapor barrier on the ground, which is easily punctured and torn.  Also, the crawlspace is vented, which allows warm, humid air to condensate on ductwork that is in the crawlspace during the summer months. During the winter months, the vents and all of the gaps and cracks around the rimjoints/band allow cold, winter air to enter the crawlspace and cause frozen water lines, busted water lines, and extremely cold floors.  In these types of conditions, wood can potentially mold, mildew, and rot. 

The solution, which you will see in the AFTER picture, is to apply a 20 mil cleanspace liner over the earth and rolled upon to every pillar and all perimeter block walls, sealed at every seam with cleanspace tape.  We then apply 2 inches of class II vapor barrier closed cell foam around the band board/rim joists, down the block, sealing up all crawlspace vents and down onto the cleanspace liner.  This creates a crawlspace that is completely sealed off from all outside elements. 

Crawlspace Encapsulation in Prestonsburg, KY

The before picture shows another typical crawlspace that has a 6 mil vapor barrier on the ground, which is easily punctured and torn.  Also, the crawlspace is vented, which allows warm, humid air to condensate on ductwork that is in the crawlspace during the summer months. During the winter months, the vents and all of the gaps and cracks around the rimjoints/band allow cold, winter air to enter the crawlspace and cause frozen water lines, busted water lines, and extremely cold floors.  In these types of conditions, wood can potentially mold, mildew, and rot. 

The solution, which you will see in the AFTER picture, is to apply a 20 mil cleanspace liner over the earth and rolled upon to every pillar and all perimeter block walls, sealed at every seam with cleanspace tape. Our 20 mil liner is a very tough seven-ply barrier. It consists of three layers of high strength polyethylene film laminated together with two layers of molten polyethylene, with two layers of polyester cord reinforcement sandwiched in-between. It is blue on one side and bright white on the other. It provides exceptional impact and puncture resistance and brute tear resistance. Both the white and blue sides are protected with UV stabilizers. CleanSpace is treated with UltraFresh antimicrobial finish to prevent mold growth.

We then apply 2 inches of class II vapor barrier closed cell foam around the band board/rim joists, down the block, sealing up all crawlspace vents and down onto the cleanspace liner.  This creates a crawlspace that is completely sealed off from all outside elements. 

Crawlspace Encapsulation in London, KY

Before this London, KY crawlspace encapsulation, the homeowners complained that the fiberglass batting was moist and falling down in sections.  The concrete block wall was allowing air to pass through, overworking the heating system to keep the home warm in the winter.  In this clean space project, Reed's Spray Foam applied a thick tear-resistant liner to the ground and sealed it all the way up the block wall to the "plate," encapsulating their crawl space.  This prevents varmints and bugs from entering and provided them with a clean, healthy, conditioned area under their house. 

Crawlspace Encapsulation-Portsmouth, OH

Most homes have a bad crawlspace.  By "bad" we mean stinky, bug infested, cold, humid, and dirty.  Vented crawlspaces leak warm and cool air.  This creates high humidity levels and condensation.  Old fiberglass insulation starts to sag from the subfloor, making it useless, and it will eventually mold.  Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation has the solution to this problem with a Cleanspace Encapsulation System! In this project, Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation crew will apply a thick, tear resistant Cleanspace liner to the dirt floor, and then install spray foam insulation to the perimeter walls and around block columns, sealing off the space.  The result is a clean, comfortable area that will lead to warmer floors, lower humidity levels, and savings on energy costs in the future!

Total Before & After Sets: 5

our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Allen Junction
  • Amigo
  • Ashford
  • Belle
  • Bloomingrose
  • Blount
  • Blue Creek
  • Cabin Creek
  • Cedar Grove
  • Charleston
  • Clendenin
  • Comfort
  • Corinne
  • Covel
  • Dawes
  • Drybranch
  • Dunbar
  • East Bank
  • Elkview
  • Eskdale
  • Falling Rock
  • Gallagher
  • Glasgow
  • Glen Rogers
  • Handley
  • Hansford
  • Herndon
  • Hernshaw
  • Hugheston
  • Institute
  • Liberty
  • London
  • Maben
  • Mammoth
  • Mc Graws
  • Miami
  • Mullens
  • Orgas
  • Pinch
  • Poca
  • Pond Gap
  • Pratt
  • Racine
  • South Charleston
  • Stephenson
  • Sylvester
  • Tad
  • Whitesville
  • Winifrede
  • Wyco
Our Locations:

Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation
275 Mall Road Suite 11A
South Williamson, KY 41503
1-606-618-0909


Reed's Sprayfoam Insulation
112 Warren Grove Rd
London, KY 40741
1-606-560-6162
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