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Birmingham, AL Crawl Space Encapsulation & Repair

Your Birmingham, AL, crawl space could be under attack from mold, mildew, and pests. AFS can help you understand how to permanently fix your crawl space and create a healthy living area for your family.

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Birmingham Local Office

AFS Foundation & Waterproofing

130 Interstate Commerce Crt.
Bldg. 100 & 200
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 286-5520

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday: 6 am – 8 pm
Friday: 6 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 7 am – 6 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm

Birmingham, AL Crawl Space Encapsulation & Repair

Living in Birmingham, AL, you are likely familiar with common crawl space issues. Although this foundation type is popular in Birmingham, AL, and surrounding areas, several serious problems are to be expected. Birmingham’s hot, muggy weather, which occurs nearly year-round, is mostly to blame. However, the area’s volatile expansive soil and heavy rainfall cannot be overlooked. 

Humidity is more than bothersome. It creates condensation, attracts damaging bugs, and weakens the structural wood responsible for supporting your home. The above-average rainfall in Birmingham, AL, leads to standing water in your crawl space; this needs to be addressed quickly. 

AFS Foundation and Waterproofing Specialists are the region’s experts in crawl space encapsulation and repair. Our team of professionals educates you on the problem and suggests solutions to permanently repair your crawl space damage. Now it’s even more accessible than ever. Call to schedule your free, no-obligation inspection, or for your convenience, book your appointment online. It’s fast, easy, and free. 


Schedule Free Inspection

One of our contact center representatives will reach out to you to determine your problem and set the best time for one of our certified field inspectors to visit your home.

Consult with our certified inspector

Our certified field inspector will visit your home to observe the problems in your home and inspect other areas of your home that may have been impacted.

Installation of customized solutions

Our professional production crew installs patented, American-made solutions in each home with care and strives to leave the area better than we found it.

Crawl Space Problem Signs in Birmingham

When it comes to crawl space issues in your Birmingham, AL, home, recognizing the problem signs early is key to avoiding serious structural damage. It isn’t necessary to visit beneath your home to spot problems. Especially since trips to the crawl space can be dangerous, it’s best to leave that job to the professionals. 

There are many problem signs noticeable in the living areas of your home. Keep an eye out for sagging floors, increased bugs and pests, as well as musty odors. These odors are often observed when entering the home in the early stages of damage and get increasingly worse with time. An increase in your home’s energy usage is also a sign of a crawl space problem. AFS has the extensive knowledge and expertise to repair the problem permanently and end these frustrating problem signs. 

Causes of Crawl Space Damage in Birmingham

 The main reasons you’re likely experiencing problems are the area’s hot, humid climate, heavy rain, and expansive soil conditions. Birmingham, AL receives around 56 inches of rain annually, that’s well above the US average of 38 inches. While all these factors are out of your control, there are steps you can take to mitigate the problems they create. Open crawl space vents and the stack effect allow hot, humid air and rainwater into the crawl space. This causes mold and mildew and attracts pests. Sealing your crawl space properly eliminates this common cause and safeguards your Birmingham, AL, home for years to come. 

Crawl Space Repair Solutions in Birmingham

After nearly 25 years in business, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists has developed proven crawl space encapsulation and repair methods to permanently solve your home’s repair needs. When sealing the crawl space walls and floor, AFS uses a high-quality vapor barrier to provide both a moisture barrier as well as a level of insulation. An energy-efficient sump pump and dehumidifier may also be required depending on the needs of your Birmingham, AL, crawl space. All crawl space repairs are customizable to meet your specific needs. We are not a one size fits all company. 

Why Choose AFS?

At AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists, we let our track record speak for us. Our experience repairing thousands of homes across more than six states has taught us many things. Not only is having quality products and processes crucial, but customer service is the backbone of our business. It’s no wonder we’ve earned numerous awards, including the Angi Super Service Award, and have thousands of positive customer reviews. 

At AFS, we put you first, always looking for new and simpler ways to improve our interactions with homeowners. Today, in addition to calling and booking a free, no-obligation crawl space inspection, appointments can now be booked online. Our simple 4 step process allows you to select a day and time that works best for your schedule. There is no reason to delay. Let us help you repair your damp, musty crawl space today. 

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