Mold can grow almost anywhere there is water damage, high humidity, or dampness. Mold spores take about 48 hours to form in a damp indoor space.
From the crawl space, they travel up through the floorboards and into the home. Not only can this infect the wood floors and walls, but mold spores can also cause allergies, airway infections, asthma, and other breathing and health problems, particularly in children.
In order to stop mold from growing, you must first prevent your foundation from flooding There are two important factors that contribute to foundation and crawl space leaking: the clay bowl effect, and hydrostatic pressure. It takes a waterproofing specialist to prevent these forces from destroying your home. We specialize in stopping water at the point where it enters the structure.