Saving Money And Saving Your Health With Waterproofing Your Crawl Space

In America, there are many homes that spend a significant amount of money on making changes to their homes in order to see improvements. According to Statista, more than $326 billion dollars was spent by homeowners in the U.S. in the year 2015 for household improvements and repairs. Many homeowners make the decision to improve their homes by thinking about what it is that will better their living environment. For example, some homeowners will decide on upgrading their air conditioning systems, some will decide on upgrading their heating systems, some will repaint their homes externally and internally, some will renew their alarm systems, etc. However, there are many homeowners that forget about what is truly important when it comes down to their living experiences. When considering on upgrading and repairing your home, it is important to think about how your home affects your health and how you can possibly improve it. If you only knew that your crawl space or your basement would negatively affect your health, would you consider investing in completely waterproofing them? Well, the reality of it is that your crawl spaces can actually negatively impact your health and can cost you a significant amount of money in the long term. 

According to Poison.org, a study that was conducted found that people who spent a significant amount of time in indoor damp spaces that contained some levels of mold in the air experienced negative health effects from there mold exposure. For example, some of the health consequences that experts discovered were respiratory illnesses, nose and throat illnesses, cough, wheezing, asthma symptoms and many other symptoms that involved the health of your lungs. Unfortunately, mold has been known to cause a variety of symptoms for many people. Regardless if you are allergic to mold or not, …