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Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation 

Finished, clean, dry crawl space.

Water and humidity in your crawl space aren’t just bothersome – they pose significant risks to your home’s integrity and health. 

Safeguard your home by installing a vapor barrier from Tar Heel Basement Systems, the crawl space specialist serving Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Raleigh-Durham, and Wilmington. A crawl space vapor barrier provides an effective solution to these challenges through our advanced crawl space encapsulation technique. 

This page outlines the benefits of a dry and sealed crawl space. 

What is a Crawl Space Vapor Barrier?

Crawl space vapor barrier being prepped for installation.

A crawl space vapor barrier is durable plastic sheeting installed on crawl space walls and dirt floors. 

This sheeting manages excess moisture and blocks water vapor from infiltrating the crawl space. Vapor barriers are effective against moisture accumulation, mold, wood decay, and pest infestations. 

Tar Heel Basement Systems installs the CrawlSeal™ technology. This sturdy, layered liner preserves your home’s structure against moisture’s harmful impact.

Signs You Need a Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation

It’s important to recognize when a crawl space vapor barrier is necessary. Ignoring these signs leads to more costly repairs in the future. Watch for these signs: 

These symptoms signal excessive moisture, drainage issues, and other problems. Acting quickly keeps your home safe and healthy. Contact crawl space professionals promptly upon noticing these signs. 

Is Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation Necessary?  

Yes, vapor barrier installation is essential if your crawl space shows signs of moisture or humidity. Without a vapor barrier, moisture can enter freely, leading to escalated damage and repair costs. 

We advise against DIY installations. Liners from standard retail outlets are often inadequate, leading to further damage and costly repairs. Additionally, crawl spaces can be dangerous places to work, making it safer to rely on professionals with the proper tools, training, and safety equipment. 

What Are the Benefits of Installing a Crawl Space Vapor Barrier?  

Employing a vapor barrier to block moisture offers numerous benefits, including: 

  • Enhanced Air Quality: Our CrawlSeal™ barrier impedes moisture, diminishing mold and mildew, and improving indoor air. 
  • Strengthened Structural Health: Keeping the crawl space dry, we bolster your home’s foundation and structure. 
  • Better Energy Efficiency: A moisture-free crawl space means better insulation and reduced energy bills. 
  • Pest Deterrence: Moisture-laden crawl spaces attract pests. A vapor barrier, coupled with moisture management solutions, creates an unwelcoming environment for pests and hinders their access. 

Our CrawlSeal™ liner is tear-resistant and antimicrobial. When combined with our encapsulation process, it ensures a clean, dry, and well-ventilated crawl space throughout the year. 

How We Install a Crawl Space Vapor Barrier 

The vapor barrier is a crucial part of a complete crawl space encapsulation system, but it’s just one element. Here’s how our team approaches the encapsulation process: 

Crawl space encapsulation system being installed.

Choose Tar Heel Basement Systems for reliable and durable installation. Our local experts understand the effects of the soil and climate on your crawl space. 

What Makes Our Vapor Barrier Different

Our CrawlSeal™ system stands out with features like: 

  • Exceptional 20-millimeter thickness 
  • Antimicrobial properties 
  • Resistance to mold, mildew, and punctures 
  • Tailored sizing for various surfaces 
  • Reflective white surface for a brighter space 
  • Comprehensive, transferable warranty 
  • Continued protection with annual maintenance 

Contact Tar Heel Basement Systems for Crawl Space Installation

Crawl space inspector looking into the tight space.

Stop struggling with a damp crawl space. Trust Tar Heel Basement Systems for a drier, healthier crawl space with our CrawlSeal™ vapor barrier. Our solutions revolutionize your home by tackling moisture issues at their source. 

Homeowners in North Carolina have relied on these innovative solutions for more than three decades. We’re ready to assist you with the best customer service and outstanding solutions.

Contact us today to schedule a free inspection

Crawl Space Vapor Barrier FAQs

DIY installations are discouraged as they can be risky, costly, and temporary. Professional fitting ensures the vapor barrier is accurately positioned and sealed, and your crawl space is assessed for any additional problems to guarantee maximum efficiency and longevity. Reach out to Tar Heel Basement Systems for a complimentary crawl space inspection and encapsulation quote.

The time needed varies based on the crawl space size, existing damage, and required repairs. We focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality. Generally, installations are completed within one to two days. Contact Tar Heel Basement Systems for a free inspection, obligation-free estimate, and a precise installation timeline. 

Minimal upkeep is required, but we offer yearly service plans to maintain peak barrier performance. We inspect the crawl space and its existing solutions, including the vapor barrier, to ensure continued protection of your crawl space. Contact us to learn more and to arrange a complimentary inspection.

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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