Alabama Pest Control: Crawl Space Enclosure
The weather is chilly now, but soon it will begin to warm up and the humidity will return. Did you know that your crawl space can contribute to your home’s ever-changing temperatures? Stay comfortable in your home this spring by properly caring for your crawl space. Here are some tips that you can implement today to keep your crawl space in tip-top shape!
Crawlspace Care Tips
One of the best ways to prevent inconsistent temperatures, humidity, and pests in your home is by enclosing or encapsulating your crawlspace, thought there are some do it yourself preventative measures you can implement on your own:
- Eliminate moisture by repairing leaky faucets and clearing clogged drains
- Seal any exterior cracks or holes to keep pests from easily accessing your home
- Eliminate any additional food supplies and hiding places for pests and wildlife like woodpiles stored near your home
- Replace loose mortar around foundations and weatherstripping around windows and doors
The crawlspace is a very attractive environment to all kinds of pests including ants, cockroaches, crickets, spiders, and rodents. It’s also an easier access point for termites to eat away at your home’s structure if it’s moist enough.
Investing in your crawlspace will help to eliminate moisture issues and improve the air quality for you and your family. If you suspect you have a pest infestation in your crawlspace, reach out to your local Cullman, Alabama pest control company to receive the best plan of action today!