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Crawl Space Vent Covers for Winter Services in Rochester New York by Crawford Basements

Crawl Space Vent Covers for Winter in Buffalo & Rochester

Is your crawl space equipped with one or multiple vents? If it is, you should consider covering the vents before winter to keep the space moisture-free. Usually, older homes and office buildings come with vented crawl spaces. These days, homeowners realize that vent can be quite harmful as they can invite groundwater, moisture, pests, and other harmful pathogens inside homes.

Along with covering your crawl space vents for winter, you will need to insulate them as well for 100% efficiency. For those who live in Altmar, Lyons, Marion, Rochester, and other cities in upstate New York, the company you can count on is Crawford Basements. Call us at 585-209-5577 and we will help prepare your crawl space for winter.

Problems Caused by Uncovered Vents during Winter in New York

Problems Caused by Uncovered Vents during Winters
  • Moisture & Flooding - Open vents bring air and moisture inside which is detrimental for crawl spaces year-round. However, during winters, the problems multiple. If there are water pipes placed near the crawl space, during extreme cold, the water inside the pipe might freeze and burst, which can flood your entire crawl space.
  • Rodents & Pests- Rodents, pests, and other insects will find a shelter in your crawl space entering through the open vents. This will leave you with a moist and infested space.
  • Lowers Curb Appeal- An uninsulated crawl space with open vents will always be damp, moldy, and might give off foul odors, this can be unappealing and decrease the overall value of your property.

Cover and insulate your crawl space vents to avoid all these problems. However, only covering the vents will not solve moisture issues if there are other foundation problems in your crawl space. For full protection, you need to call Crawford Basements, we will winterize your crawl space. Our foundation repair, waterproofing, and crawl space insulation will keep your space dry and clean year-round. Call us at 585-209-5577 or click here to make an appointment.