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Crawl Space Drainage Matting Installation

Crawl space with drainage matting installed

Water in your crawl space is more than a nuisance—it threatens your home’s integrity and your family’s safety. From mold growth to structural damage, inadequate water management can have serious ramifications.

One way to protect your home is with crawl space drainage matting that directs water to other essential systems that capture and remove it from your home. 

Ohio Basement Authority specializes in diagnosing the root cause of these issues and implementing customized crawl space encapsulation solutions to create a dry, healthy crawl space. If you live in our service area across Ohio and Northern Kentucky, you can benefit from our expertise, customer care, and innovative products and processes that keep homes dry and secure. 

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What is Crawl Space Drainage Matting? 

Crawl space drainage matting—a crucial component in the battle against moisture—is a dimpled mat designed to rest beneath your home. 

This mat creates an effective pathway that guides unwanted water toward a drainage system. It’s a physical layer that aids in water management and contributes to the overall health of your home. 

When combined with other waterproofing measures, it addresses existing water issues and prevents future problems. 

Signs You Need to Install Crawl Space Drainage Matting

To maintain your home, it’s crucial to promptly identify any signs of crawl space damage. Early detection minimizes damage and lowers repair costs, ensuring your crawl space remains well-maintained.

You likely need drainage matting if you notice: 

These signs indicate excessive moisture or drainage problems, which can be caused by many factors. Pinpointing the exact cause of crawl space issues is vital to implementing the best repair solutions. Don’t hesitate to give Ohio Basement Authority a call when you notice a problem.

Is Crawl Space Drainage Matting Necessary? 

Yes, crawl space drainage matting is crucial for homes with moisture issues. Ignoring water intrusion worsens problems, causing more extensive damage to the home’s structure. 

DIY crawl space drainage matting installation is not recommended due to the complexity and potential hazards. If your home frequently encounters moisture problems, professional drainage matting installation is a crucial step in ensuring the longevity and health of your home’s structure.

What Are the Benefits of Installing Crawl Space Drainage Matting? 

Installing drainage matting to your crawl space waterproofing efforts pays off in several ways: 

Encapsulated crawl space with a dehumidifier


  • Enhanced water control ensures moisture is effectively directed away from your home’s foundation. 
  • Improved structural integrity by mitigating the risk of wood rot and mold growth. 
  • Increased functionality of your crawl space for storage due to the matting’s protective surface. 

We recommend using our proprietary drainage matting as part of our complete encapsulation system to experience the full benefits. Our products are specially designed and installed to provide superior moisture protection. 

How We Install Drainage Matting 

Drainage matting is just one critical piece of the complete crawl space encapsulation puzzle. Here is how our team at Ohio Basement Authority approaches the process: 

crew rolling out drainage matting onto a crawl space floor

Ohio Basement Authority is Ohio and Northern Kentucky’s premier provider for installing this essential system, carrying out the project with precision and attention to detail every step of the way. You’ll have peace of mind knowing your crawl space has received the utmost care. 

Why Our Crawl Space Drainage Matting is the Best Choice for Your Home 

Our unique drainage matting is a superior addition to crawl space waterproofing measures for several reasons: 

  • Custom-fit to your crawl space
  • Resists mold and other damage
  • Engineered for maximum durability and efficiency
  • Superior drainage capacity
  • Perfectly complements our crawl space encapsulation system
  • Part of our annual maintenance service plan, ensuring long-term effectiveness

Choose Ohio Basement Authority for Drainage Matting Installation Near You!

smiling crew member in a crawl space

Stop the harmful effects of excessive crawl space moisture once and for all. Act now to safeguard your crawl space, property, and loved ones with dependable solutions. Ohio Basement Authority’s reliable drainage and encapsulation systems foster a dry and functional space, enhancing your home’s value and the air quality within. 

Homeowners across Ohio and Northern Kentucky trust our expertise and proficiency to revitalize their crawl spaces into more healthful areas. You can experience the same excellence and peace of mind. Contact Ohio Basement Authority for a free crawl space inspection.

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    Crawl Space Drainage Matting FAQs

    We recommend professional installation for optimal performance and durability of the matting system. We don’t advise DIY matting installation, which can be dangerous and costly. Ohio Basement Authority’s experts can properly customize and integrate the matting with other needed solutions. Contact us today to schedule a free crawl space inspection. 

    Yes, drainage matting can be customized and installed in virtually any crawl space, regardless of shape or size. Its flexible design allows it to be adapted to the specific needs and configurations of your home’s crawl space. Contact Ohio Basement Authority to learn more and to schedule a free crawl space inspection and repair estimate. 

    Once installed, crawl space drainage matting begins working immediately to direct water toward your sump pump or drainage system. The speed at which water is diverted depends on the amount of water present, but the matting is designed for efficient drainage to keep your crawl space dry in various conditions. Learn more during a free inspection appointment with an Ohio Basement Authority expert. 

    Ohio Basement Authority Service area

    Our Locations

    Akron Office

    429 Portage Blvd
    Kent, OH 44240

    Cincinnati Office

    1270 Hillsmith Dr.
    Cincinnati, OH 45215

    Cleveland Office

    7950 Bavaria Rd.
    Twinsburg, OH 44087

    Columbus Office

    2421 McGaw Rd.
    Obetz, OH 43207

    Dayton Office

    70 Birch Alley, Suite 240
    Beavercreek, OH, 45440

    Dublin Office

    5650 Blazer Memorial Pkwy, #124
    Dublin, OH 43017