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Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Chapel Hill, NC

Moisture, mold, and pests could be lurking under your home in the crawl space. Professional repair and encapsulation ensure your crawl space, home, and family will no longer be affected by these issues.

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Research Triangle Local Office

Tar Heel Basement Systems

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
(984) 255-7529

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609


Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7 am – 11 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 11 pm

Servicing Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Wake Forest & Wilmington

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Chapel Hill, NC

Many homes in Chapel Hill, NC, and throughout the Research Triangle were built with a crawl space to elevate the house off the ground and store utilities like pipes. This is useful, but crawl spaces are not without problems. Vented dirt crawl spaces allow water, mold, pests, and other hazards to run amok under your house. Nipping these problems in the bud before they impact your home’s safety and your family’s health is crucial. 

Doing so on your own is not a good idea, so Tar Heel Basement Systems wants to be your partner in permanent crawl space repair and encapsulation. We are well-equipped to handle crawl space dangers, thoroughly inspect this area of your house, and install the best solutions to improve its health and safety. We have been trusted crawl space professionals in Chapel Hill for 20 years, and we are ready to help you today! 

The Tar Heel Basement Systems Process

Schedule Free Inspection

One of our contact center representatives will reach out to you to determine your problem and set the best time for one of our certified field inspectors to visit your home.

Consult with Our Certified Inspector

Our certified field inspector will visit your home to observe the problems in your home and inspect other areas of your home that may have been impacted.

Installation of Customized Solutions

Our professional production crew installs patented, American-made solutions in each home with care and strives to leave the area better than we found it.

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Crawl Space Problems in Chapel Hill

Maintaining vigilance of the condition of your Chapel Hill crawl space is crucial, but we do not advise that you go into this cramped, sensitive, and hazardous area to inspect it. Leave that to professionals at Tar Heel who are experienced and equipped to handle it. We will look for water intrusion, wet insulation, ineffective vapor barriers, condensation, mold, wood rot, pests, and other issues. In your main living space, you also can keep an eye out for similar problems like mold and pests, as well as elevated humidity, musty odors, sagging floors, and higher-than-normal energy bills.

Causes of Crawl Space Damage in Chapel Hill

Water and humidity are common causes behind most crawl space problems, and Chapel Hill has no shortage of them. Humidity, primarily during the summer months, can be unbearable, and Chapel Hill typically receives 46 inches of rain per year, also mostly during the summer. This muggy air and water enter your home through open crawl space vents, creating the right conditions for mold growth and a haven for pests. Vents also contribute to the stack effect, and dangers like mold spores will rise from the crawl space and circulate in the air throughout your home. Additionally, if your home’s load was not correctly calculated, over spanned floor joists will not properly support the structure. 

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation Solutions in Chapel Hill

At Tar Heel, our crawl space repair and encapsulation solutions are completely customizable to fit exactly what your Chapel Hill crawl space needs to stay healthy and dry. Interior drains, drainage matting, and sump pumps are used to waterproof your crawl space; our unique thermal insulation helps regulate the temperature; crawl space supports shore up sagging floors and floor joists; a thick and durable vapor barrier, as well as airtight vent covers and doors, encapsulate the space; and an energy-efficient dehumidifier controls moisture and humidity. All our products are American-made and protected by long-lasting warranties.

Why Choose Tar Heel Basement Systems?

Having a clean, sturdy crawl space is essential for a safe and healthy home. Any problems in this area under your Chapel Hill house need to be addressed the right way the first time by professionals with quality solutions. That’s where Tar Heel Basement Systems comes in. We have been the preferred local crawl space repair and encapsulation specialists Chapel Hill homeowners have trusted for 20 years, and our awards and positive customer reviews prove it. 

If you are concerned with the condition of your crawl space, don’t hesitate to contact our team to schedule a free inspection and estimate. We will complete a thorough evaluation of your crawl space and home, diagnose the problems and their causes, and install long-lasting repair and encapsulation solutions. Don’t wait. Contact us today!

Reviews from our Local Customers

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Cameron and Mekhi did a great job of installing a crawl drain and sump pump. They arrived on time, worked diligently, and completed the…

Cameron and Mekhi did a great job of installing a crawl drain and sump pump. They arrived on time, worked diligently, and completed the job sooner than was expected. All the while they answered my questions and provided a complete walk (crawl) through at the end. They were courteous and tried very hard to be sure I was pleased with the work. Excellent work by both of them!

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From the time I chose Tar Heel Basement Systems, the communication was excellent and everything went smooth. Nick and Devon were very…

From the time I chose Tar Heel Basement Systems, the communication was excellent and everything went smooth. Nick and Devon were very professional and did a great job stabilizing the foundation, cleaning up and making sure we were satisfied with the outcome. I would definitely recommend Tar Heel Basement Systems and their crew!

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After an annual maintenance service of our crawl space encapsulation and at the suggestion of Grant we decided to move forward with a plan…

After an annual maintenance service of our crawl space encapsulation and at the suggestion of Grant we decided to move forward with a plan to stabilize an area of our foundation that was weakened for some time. Tyree and Christian came out two days later to install beams and jacks to secure that part of the foundation. Tyree explained everything that was going to happen, what it would do to stabilize the foundation, and how long it would take. Everything went very smoothly and I went into the crawlspace to inspect the work and learn how the system would add support to the foundation. Tyree explained in terms I could understand. Both men were professional and finished in the time they laid out. This is my second experience with Tar Heel and both went well.

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This guy's did a great job thank you so much

This guy's did a great job thank you so much

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I contracted to Tar Heel Basement Systems to insulate my crawl space and install a dehumidifier.Nyles Robinson, Daniel Jones, and Tyree…

I contracted to Tar Heel Basement Systems to insulate my crawl space and install a dehumidifier.Nyles Robinson, Daniel Jones, and Tyree McKinnie arrived at my home on-time. Nyles patiently walked me through the crawl space insulation installation process and answered my questions.He and the team promptly got to work and kept me informed along the way. The team kept a clean workspace and conducted themselves professionally and courteously. Nyles and team completed the job on-time and with high quality. Nyles reviewed the work they had done with me, and provided pictures of the work.Nyles, Daniel, and Tyree showed me the utmost respect.

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Roswin S. & Justin H. did an excellent job. They were skilled and efficient. We are happy with the result.

Roswin S. & Justin H. did an excellent job. They were skilled and efficient. We are happy with the result.

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They encapsulated the crawl space and installed a dehumidifier. Looks great. The guys, Nyles R., Tyree M., and Christian M. did a great job.

They encapsulated the crawl space and installed a dehumidifier. Looks great. The guys, Nyles R., Tyree M., and Christian M. did a great job.

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The service performed was encapsulation to my home crawl space. This crew Nick Perfetti,Jabril McDougald and Grace Holderby are a great…

The service performed was encapsulation to my home crawl space. This crew Nick Perfetti,Jabril McDougald and Grace Holderby are a great team and their work is incredible and professionally done and complete.All points of installation was performed as previously discussed.I am 100% satisfied with this project.

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The team of Donald Jones, James White, and Devon Vereen did an exceptional job with the encapsulation of our crawl space. They explained…

The team of Donald Jones, James White, and Devon Vereen did an exceptional job with the encapsulation of our crawl space. They explained what they were doing, explained what was needed to be done, and worked hard to get it done and clean up after! Highly recommend.

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Excellent work. A high quality job by James, Keron and the crew. They were polite, professional, responsive to our questions and concerns.

Excellent work. A high quality job by James, Keron and the crew. They were polite, professional, responsive to our questions and concerns.

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I hired Tarheel Basement Systems to do a crawlspace encapsulation on a property that I am renovating and preparing for the market. I could…

I hired Tarheel Basement Systems to do a crawlspace encapsulation on a property that I am renovating and preparing for the market. I could not have been more pleased with their level of professionalism and workmanship. The entire experience was positive, starting with my sales person Nathan Seeley, and including our on-site crew of Jaylan, Daniel and McKai. I would highly recommend this company for foundation and crawlspace work. 👍🏻👍🏻

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Just had Tar Heel in Raleigh come out to do some repairs ony foundation. Eric, Q. /Blake, L./Raymundo, M. were fantastic! They went far and …

Just had Tar Heel in Raleigh come out to do some repairs ony foundation. Eric, Q. /Blake, L./Raymundo, M. were fantastic! They went far and above with me, answering all my questions and making sure the work was perfect both below and in my home. They were kind and patient with me and made sure I undersood everything that would happen before and walked me through all the repairs after it was done. Thank you guys! Highly recommend!

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Good work and communication from Josue M and Tito C.

Good work and communication from Josue M and Tito C.

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Josue “Daniel” Morales and Tito Chahine just completed installation in our crawlspace of a commercial grade dehumidifier. They were very…

Josue “Daniel” Morales and Tito Chahine just completed installation in our crawlspace of a commercial grade dehumidifier. They were very responsive to our questions and impressed us as highly informed. Their skills were evident in the finished project. True professionals with wonderful personalities. Excellent company ambassadors…

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Amazing work very professional.

Amazing work very professional.

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The the professional manner in which every part of the team approached the job at hand was far above my expectations. The Foreman, Shane…

The the professional manner in which every part of the team approached the job at hand was far above my expectations. The Foreman, Shane English introduced his team Evan Boswell and Jaziah Christ to me. They were courteous, hard working, kept the job site clean and organized. They were very timely arriving at job site. No waiting on my part. They ask me several times if I had any questions. And they placed items back where they needed to be. I have several other projects in mind for Tarheel Basement Solutions. I would not hesitate to recommend them for your projects.

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Jabril and Jalynn did a crawlspace encapsulation and installed a dehumidifier. It looks great and was done quickly and efficiently.

Jabril and Jalynn did a crawlspace encapsulation and installed a dehumidifier. It looks great and was done quickly and efficiently.

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From the time I called to request an initial revie, until the work was completed, this process was professional and convenient. Zack came…

From the time I called to request an initial revie, until the work was completed, this process was professional and convenient. Zack came and crawled around in the very tight crawl space during the initial examination and then scoped the work and cost same day with me. John C and Brian C were the service representatives performing the installation of the membrane and foam board over a two day process. These guys worked so hard and kept me informed on status the whole way. I gave 5 stars because I've had lots of service jobs performed at my home and this team and the work done exceeded my expectations.

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TarHeel Basement Systems Service Map

Our Locations

Fayetteville Location

3400 Walsh Pky, Suite 220
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Greensboro Location

611 Summit Ave, Suite 5
Greensboro, NC 27405

North Raleigh

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609

Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Wilmington Location

2155 Enterprise Dr. NE
Leland, NC 28451

Winston-salem / High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103