Damage to your crawlspace can be expensive to fix, especially if the damage is water-related. While you might have heard of crawlspace encapsulation as an effective way to take care of moisture problems, you might still be hesitant about the idea. Even though you might feel this way, there are many reasons why you really should consider moving forward with the crawlspace encapsulation process:
- Enhance your home’s comfort—When you have an encapsulated crawlspace, your home’s floors won’t be cold in the winter. Plus, having an encapsulated crawlspace keeps your home from getting muggy in the summer.
- Breathe easier—Crawlspace encapsulation encourages air flow throughout your home’s crawlspace. As a result, you’ll experience better air quality inside your home.
- Save on energy costs—If you want to cut back on what you pay to heat or cool your home, encapsulating your crawlspace is the way to go. Some studies state that you can save up to 20% on your home’s energy costs through crawlspace encapsulation.
- Appeal to buyers—If you’re thinking about selling your home in the near future, an encapsulated crawlspace is one feature that will appeal to potential buyers.
- Qualify for tax incentives—Some home performance improvements qualify you to be eligible for rebates and tax incentives. We suggest looking into this to find out what rebates and offers are available to you in your local area if you encapsulate your crawlspace.