Your crawl space is vulnerable to encountering moisture damage. Weather conditions, construction issues, and crawl space mechanical trouble can effect your crawl space health. If this occurs in your home, the following problems may arise:
- Putrid Odor
- Mold and Mildew Growth
- Soft and Separating Floors
- Water-Loving Insects, and Vermin Infestation
- Premature Decaying of Organic Material
A vapor barrier is a type of polyethylene material designed specifically to protect your property's crawl space from moisture rising from the soil and evaporating into the sub floor, causing damage.