Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation in Columbus, Springfield, Mansfield & Nearby

Keep your crawl space dry and mold-free with CleanSpace®

CleanSpace vapor barrier sealed crawl space

A vapor barrier in a crawl space helps control moisture and protect against mold.

If you have a dirt crawl space under your home and you're experiencing a musty smell, feeling of dampness, or cold floors inside your home, you could benefit from adding a vapor barrier in your crawl space. Ohio Basement Authority installs the patented CleanSpace® vapor barrier to stop crawl space moisture problems. CleanSpace® comes with a 25-year warranty against rips and tears.

For a free cost estimate on installing a crawl space vapor barrier, contact us today to schedule your on-site consultation in Columbus, Springfield, Mansfield and the nearby areas.

Before and After
  • Encapsulating and Waterproofing a Leaking Basement and Crawl Space in Millfield, OH
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    Encapsulating and Waterproofing a Leaking Basement and Crawl Space in Millfield, OH
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    Encapsulating and Waterproofing a Leaking Basement and Crawl Space in Millfield, OH

    During the year that they have lived in their house, homeowners in Millfield, OH, noticed issues in their basement and crawl space areas. These included moisture and improper insulation, which became more evident during cold winter months.

    The homeowners wanted to ensure the health and safety of the 150-year-old house. During their research for repair options, the homeowners learned more about Ohio Basement Authority online and they were eager to contact us for help with transforming their basement and crawl space areas.

    After meeting with Inspector John Becker Sr., the homeowners were excited for the crew to install several reliable basement waterproofing and crawl space repair products. Because of the older home’s dirt crawl space and basement flooring, the SmartPipe drainage system was installed to catch any seeping water. This water is then directed to the SuperSump sump pump in the basement that will pump the water out of the home and away from the foundation.

    Both the crawl space and basement were encapsulated in CleanSpace liner. This thick, durable liner completely isolates these environments from the earth. CleanSpace also acts as a moisture and vapor barrier, and it helps insulate the basement and crawl space. Additional insulation measures included applying spray foam insulation to the band joists and placing TerraBlock foam insulation panels on the crawl space and basement floors before the encapsulation process.

    The homeowners are excited to have a basement and crawl space that will now be safer, drier, and healthier because of these reliable repair solutions.

  • An Unhealthy Crawl Space in Nelsonville, OH, is Encapsulated and Waterproofed
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    An Unhealthy Crawl Space in Nelsonville, OH, is Encapsulated and Waterproofed
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    An Unhealthy Crawl Space in Nelsonville, OH, is Encapsulated and Waterproofed

    After one year of owning their vacation home, homeowners in Nelsonville, OH, began to notice various issues such as cold floors and water collecting in the crawl space. These issues can lead to an uncomfortable and unhealthy atmosphere within the home.

    The owners wanted to be sure this home away from home would be a safe and healthy living environment, so they contacted Ohio Basement Authority after learning more about our crawl space repair services online.

    We completely transformed this unhealthy area underneath the home by installing several of our reliable crawl space repair products.

    The crawl space was encapsulated in CleanSpace liner, which acts as an insulating water and moisture barrier. This liner is also compatible with the SmartSump sump pump that was installed to pump any seeping water out of and away from the crawl space. Spray foam insulation also was added to the rim joists for extra insulation.

    The sump pump discharge line was tied into a new downspout conductor line. Exterior vent covers were also placed over the vents to prevent pests, outside air, and precipitation from entering the crawl space.

    The homeowners were excited these various permanent solutions were installed so their vacation home will be a healthy place to visit for many years to come.

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation and Stabilization in Logan, OH
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation and Stabilization in Logan, OH
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation and Stabilization in Logan, OH

    Homeowners in Logan, OH, have noticed their unhealthy crawl space environment affecting the rest of the home. The existing crawl space insulation and sump pump were both failing, support beams were rotting, and floors were very cold during the winter.

    Concerned with further damage and additional issues, the owners contacted Ohio Basement Authority. One of our expert crews completely transformed the crawl space into a more functional, healthy and stable area.

    The entire crawl space was encapsulated in CleanSpace liner, and SilverGlo panels were installed on the walls. SmartPipe and a SmartSump were installed as waterproofing measures, and a SaniDry CX dehumidifier will filter and dry the air. New downspout lines were installed outside the home, and an IceGuard was attached to the exterior sump pump discharge line. Vent covers were also added to the home's exterior.

    SmartJacks were installed to stabilize the above floors, and support beams were added to existing beams.

    The homeowners have peace of mind knowing their crawl space and the rest of their home will now be a healthy place to live for many years to come!

Recent Testimonials

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Paul H. of Gallipolis, OH

“Overall, a great experience. Thanks.”

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Mickey G. of Gallipolis, OH

“The inspector we met with was very thorough and answered all our questions to our satisfaction. He spent a considerable amount of time here to make sure we...”

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Donna and Pat M. of Patriot, OH

“The crew was outstanding.”

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PJ R. of Heath, OH

“My experience with your company has been great, and I would recommend your company to anyone who is having crawl space issues.”

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Carol T. of Newark, OH

“My inspector provided excellent customer service and explained the products very well.”

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Andrew G. of Newark, OH

“The crew was great and went above and beyond on what they did and to explain things to me. I was very impressed.”

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Donna M. of Newark, OH

“The representative we met with provided a thorough inspection and great advice for improvements. He was professional and patient to answer questions.”

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Paul P. of Chesapeake, OH

“Danny Pease was great and answered all of my questions. His presentation was thorough and interesting. I picked your company because of his professionalism.”

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Judy S. of Lancaster, OH

“Great staff. We highly recommend this company!”

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Features of the CleanSpace® Liner:

  • Heavy 20-mil-thick liner - Similar to a swimming pool liner
  • Manufactured in 7 layers - Combination of high-density polyethylene for puncture resistance, low-density polyethylene for flexibility, and polyester cord for reinforcement for brute tear resistance
  • White finish brightens the crawl space and makes it easy to see that the crawl space is free of mold, insects, and dirt
  • "UltraFresh" antimicrobial additive prevents mold from growing on the liner

How a Crawl Space Moisture Barrier Works

A vapor barrier does exactly what its name says: it provides a barrier against water vapor. When warm air comes in contact with a cool surface, condensation forms. When this happens inside the crawl space, the moisture can lead to mold growth, cause wood beams to rot, and attract pests.

A vapor barrier slows or prevents ground water seepage from evaporating into the crawl space air. For a crawl space to stay dry, it's also important to make sure there's proper drainage and keep gutters and downspouts clear of debris.

Our Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation Process

  1. Wood and organic materials are removed.
  2. Rocks are removed and uneven surfaces are leveled (depending on condition).
  3. The CleanSpace® liner is carefully fitted and installed on the crawl space floor and walls.
  4. Drilled-in fasteners and spikes are installed to permanently hold the liner in place.
  5. Edges, seams, and pipe penetrations are sealed.

Free cost estimates on CleanSpace® vapor barrier installation

Ohio Basement Authority is the authorized CleanSpace® installer in Columbus, Springfield, Mansfield, Westerville, Newark, Lancaster, Zanesville, Chillicothe, Marion, Dublin and surrounding areas in Ohio. During your on-site consultation, we'll recommend the best crawl space moisture control strategy for your home. Contact us today to request a free cost estimate on your crawl space vapor barrier installation project.

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Ava
  • Barlow
  • Bartlett
  • Belle Valley
  • Belpre
  • Beverly
  • Buffalo
  • Byesville
  • Caldwell
  • Cambridge
  • Coal Run
  • Coolville
  • Cumberland
  • Cutler
  • Derwent
  • Dexter City
  • Fairview
  • Fleming
  • Graysville
  • Hockingport
  • Kimbolton
  • Kipling
  • Little Hocking
  • Long Bottom
  • Lore City
  • Lowell
  • Lower Salem
  • Macksburg
  • Marietta
  • Mcconnelsville
  • New Concord
  • New Matamoras
  • Newport
  • Old Washington
  • Pleasant City
  • Portland
  • Quaker City
  • Reedsville
  • Reno
  • Salesville
  • Sarahsville
  • Senecaville
  • Stockport
  • Summerfield
  • Tuppers Plains
  • Vincent
  • Waterford
  • Watertown
  • Whipple
  • Wingett Run
Our Locations:

Ohio Basement Authority
911 Stelzer Road
Columbus, OH 43219
1-614-656-1622
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