Problem: Addressing Foundation Instability and Crawlspace Mold Concerns in Joppa, AL Home
Resident K. Lackey from Joppa, AL, experienced issues with sagging floors and sticking doors, prompting her to seek professional foundation and crawlspace inspection services.
Our foundation repair team evaluated her property in Joppa, AL. The inspection revealed substantial mold and fungus infestation in the crawlspace area and structural deficiencies.
Specifically, 61 feet of the sill plate and rim joist were improperly installed in her Joppa residence, necessitating additional support structures like floor joists and drop beams to improve the home’s stability and safety.
Solution: Implementing Comprehensive Crawlspace Remediation and Structural Reinforcement Solutions in Joppa, AL Residence
In addressing the structural and mold issues at K. Lackey’s home in Joppa, AL, Crew Foreman Austin Hood led a meticulous crawlspace remediation process:
- The first step involved an extensive crawlspace cleanout and mold treatment, effectively addressing the mold growth problem in the Joppa home.
- Following this, the crew tackled the structural issues. They replaced the inadequate sill plate and rim joist with better materials, ensuring an improved foundation for the Joppa residence.
- Further fortifying the structure, our skilled team installed 24 feet of triple drop beams and added eight extra floor supports to provide ample stability in the problematic areas of the home.
- The final phase of our comprehensive crawlspace solution in Joppa involved sealing the area from external elements. We installed a durable 20-mil encapsulation barrier, a new, more efficient crawlspace door, and a state-of-the-art dehumidifier. This encapsulation system is designed for moisture control and a balanced humidity level within the crawlspace.
This approach is critical in preventing future mold, fungus growth, and wood rot, thereby preserving the structural integrity of K. Lackey’s property in Joppa, AL.
Our extensive crawlspace repair and mold remediation project in Joppa, AL, highlights our expertise in providing specialized, practical solutions for home foundation and crawlspace concerns, ensuring long-term durability and health of the living spaces.