Structural Pros specializes in crawl space repair Boiling Spring Lakes nc, we also offer foundation repair Boiling Spring Lakes, Basement waterproofing, Drainage and Concrete repair. The soft coastal soils in Boiling Spring Lakes and other coastal areas are the cause of a good percentage of home foundation problems, foundation cracks, foundation settlement and crawl space moisture problems. Structural Pros performs affordable foundation repair and affordable crawl space repair, There are several ways to protect your home from moisture in crawl space. The most common method is a proper crawl space vapor barrier, or moisture barrier is essential for the well being of your crawl space. A vapor barrier and proper crawl space ventilation will keep moisture out of your crawl space and prevent mold growth. If you have standing water after heavy rain in your crawl space you will want to go further and install a french drain around the perimeter foundation walls on the interior of the crawl space. Typically you will also want to install a sump pump inside a pump basin at the lowest point in your crawl space and route the water out of the crawl space through the foundation or through a foundation vent. The sump pump station is operated by a float system that turns the pump on or off as the water rises or falls. It’s a good idea to install a battery back up to your sump pump, as during storms with possible power outages is when it’s more likely to cause crawl space flooding. Structural Pros offers free crawl space inspection & free foundation inspection. We will determine the problem and provide you with the best solution. We will then provide you a free estimate. I hope this article is informative and if you would like our services please don’t hesitate to call.