HealthyCrawl™ Vapor Barrier for the Crawl Space

Vapor Barrier for the Crawl Space in Alabama

A dirt crawl space beneath your home or office is typically saturated with moisture. Because warm air rises, the moisture in the crawl space will rise and enter your building. In fact, 50% of the air you breathe inside your home comes from your crawl space.

You can make sure that air is clean and healthy by installing a HealthyCrawl™ vapor barrier for your crawl space from Ox Foundation Solutions. By adding a HealthyCrawl crawl space vapor barrier to your home or office in Alabama, you will block crawl-space moisture and solid gases from entering your home or office.

Encapsulating your crawl space provides protection from moisture-related issues such as mold, floor failure, odors, insects, and dust mites. The improved air quality inside your home will benefit residents and the added layer of protection from damp, harmful, crawl-space contaminants will lower your utility bills.

A 20MIL Woven Polyethylene Fire Retardant vapor barrier is Class A fire-rated and will protect your structure from multiple perils. Combine the barrier with a crawl space liner and dehumidifier, like a Healthy Shield and Watchdog NXT85, and you will soon have the driest, healthiest crawl space in Alabama.  

Benefits of a HealthyCrawl™ Vapor Barrier in Alabama

  • Reduces moisture & soil gas in the crawl space
  • Allows crawl space to be used for storage
  • Reduces condensation, mold growth, & poor indoor air quality
  • Protects the structure from mold, floor failure, increased utility bills, odor, insects, and dust mites.

Trust Ox Foundation Solutions to Protect Your Crawl Space with a HealthyCrawl™ Vapor Barrier

Customers in Alabama understand the need for a dry, healthy crawl space. The best way to make that happen is with a HealthyCrawl™ crawl space vapor barrier from Ox Foundation Solutions. Give us a call today at 205-303-3404 or contact Ox Foundation Solutions online when you are ready to upgrade your crawl space and protect your home or office with a HealthyCrawl™ vapor barrier. We service most of Alabama, including Birmingham, Montgomery, Tuscaloosa & the Huntsville area

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Recent Crawl Space Service Jobs

Standing water in Birmingham crawlspace

In order to prevent further water intrusion, Ox installed:

Health Crawl 14 MIL
Crawlspace Encapsulation - 14 Mil cross woven polyethylene - Class A fire rated - Sealed seams and penetrations - 25 year warranty against rips and tears.

Ox Hydro-Guard Crawlspace Drainage-(WITH HEALTHYCRAWL)
Ox Hydro-Guard drainage will manage crawl space water intrusion where installed. LIFETIME WARRANTY

Ox Pump System
Zoeller Pump 1/3 H.P. motor 1-1/2" NPT Discharge & Passes 2" spherical solids Non-clogging vortex impeller design Durable cast iron switch case, motor, and pump housing Automatic with float activated switch. RPM 1550 rpm

Watchdog NXT60
Watchdog Seaira NXT60- Energy Star Rated- 11,000 cubic feet coverage area- Digital Display- Quiet Operation- Lightweight- Hot Gas Bypass- Outlet Ducting Options- Auto Restart After Power Outage- Multiple Filter Options- Help Prevent Pest and Mold Infestation- Gravity Drain- 5 year limited Warranty

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One of the concrete block floor supports that had shifted causing cracks and sloping

In order to lift and stabilize the home, Ox put in:

Floor Support W/T Poured Footing
Install custom fabricated structural steel floor supports per graph. Floor supports will help to return the homes floor back to level but no guarantee is given that the home will be completely level due to possible faulty prior construction and other factors outside our control. As building settles adjustment may be needed.

4''x6'' Pressure Treated Auxillary Beams
Ox Foundation Solutions to use pressure treated 4x6 pressure treated lumber as auxiliary Supports in connection with floor Supports quoted on this project.

Floor Support Pre-Casted Footings
Install custom fabricated structural steel floor supports per graph. Floor supports will help to return the homes floor back to level but no guarantee is given that the home will be completely level due to possible faulty prior construction and other factors outside our control. As building settles adjustment may be needed. Ox to dig a set Pre-Casted concrete footings. 16''x16''x4''

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Water intrusion on block wall in Bessemer crawlspace

To get the crawlspace healthy and prevent further water damage, Ox installed:

Health Crawl™ 14 MIL
Crawlspace Encapsulation - 14 Mil cross woven polyethylene - Class A fire rated - Sealed seams and penetrations - 25 year warranty against rips and tears.

Ox Hydro-Guard Crawlspace Drainage-(WITH HEALTHYCRAWL™)
Ox Hydro-Guard drainage will manage crawl space water intrusion where installed. LIFETIME WARRANTY

Zoeller Pump System
Zoeller Pump 1/3 H.P. motor 1-1/2" NPT Discharge & Passes 2" spherical solids Non-clogging vortex impeller design Durable cast iron switch case, motor, and pump housing Automatic with float activated switch. RPM 1550 rpm

Watchdog NXT60
Watchdog Seaira NXT60- Energy Star Rated- 11,000 cubic feet coverage area- Digital Display- Quiet Operation- Lightweight- Hot Gas Bypass- Outlet Ducting Options- Auto Restart After Power Outage- Multiple Filter Options- Help Prevent Pest and Mold Infestation- Gravity Drain- 5 year limited Warranty

Crawlspace Door
New crawlspace door built to standard construction practices. Sealed to prevent high humidity levels.

Mold Remediation
Seal off workspace of the basement from house to prevent cross-contamination while remediation is being completed using 6Mil Polyethylene as required. As required - Set up an air scrubber to reduce particulate counts while the home is being remediated as required. IF APPLICABLE - Micro clean all contaminated surfaces with GM2000, GM6000, Fiberlock APC or similar product, orbital sand or soda blast and HEPA vacuum as necessary to remove microbial growth from contaminated surfaces. Areas to be treated: All contaminated, sub floor and joists in basement and crawlspace. Non mechanical air scrub the entire crawlspace/basement and living level to reduce the airborne particles to acceptable levels and reduce potential for future microbial growth to improve Indoor Air Quality to acceptable regional levels. Remove all contaminated materials from the home without compromising the rest of the property.

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Muddy Crawlspace in Jasper

Ox Hydro-Guard Crawlspace Drainage-(WITH HEALTHYCRAWL™)
Ox Hydro-Guard drainage will manage crawl space water intrusion where installed. LIFETIME WARRANTY


Zoeller Pump System
Zoeller Pump 1/3 H.P. motor 1-1/2" NPT Discharge & Passes 2" spherical solids Non-clogging vortex impeller design Durable cast iron switch case, motor, and pump housing Automatic with float activated switch. RPM 1550 rpm


Watchdog NXT60
Watchdog Seaira NXT60- Energy Star Rated- 11,000 cubic feet coverage area- Digital Display- Quiet Operation- Lightweight- Hot Gas Bypass- Outlet Ducting Options- Auto Restart After Power Outage- Multiple Filter Options- Help Prevent Pest and Mold Infestation- Gravity Drain- 5 year limited Warranty

Health Crawl 14 MIL
Crawlspace Encapsulation - 14 Mil cross woven polyethylene - Class A fire rated - Sealed seams and penetrations - 25 year warranty against rips and tears.

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Dirt crawlspace with pipe running through it

HealthyCrawl™
Crawlspace Encapsulation - 20 Mil cross woven polyethylene - Class A fire rated - Sealed seams and penetrations - 25 year warranty against rips and tears.

Ox Hydro-Guard Crawlspace Drainage-(WITH HEALTHYCRAWL™)
Ox Hydro-Guard drainage will manage crawl space water intrusion where installed. LIFETIME WARRANTY

Watchdog NXT 85
Watchdog Seaira NXT 85- 15,000 cubic feet coverage area- Digital Display- Quiet Operation- Electronic Defrost- Hot Gas Bypass- Temperature Controlled Defrost- Inlet or Outlet Ducting Options- Auto Restart After Power Outage- Multiple Filter Options- Help Prevent Pest and Mold Infestation- Gravity Drain- Remote Control Compatible- Easy Access Panels- Energy Star Rated- 5 year limited Warranty-

Zoeller Pump System
Zoeller Pump 1/3 H.P. motor 1-1/2" NPT Discharge & Passes 2" spherical solids Non-clogging vortex impeller design Durable cast iron switch case, motor, and pump housing Automatic with float activated switch. RPM 1550 rpm

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