A crawl space is a vacant area under the floor of your home between the ground and the first floor. It is typically one to three feet in height. It allows enough space for someone to crawl into it, which is the reason for its name.
The crawl space raises your home above the ground. This creates an area for systems that would usually be located in a basement including HVAC, plumbing, electrical wiring, insulation and duct work.
Crawl spaces are less expensive to build than basements. In some areas of the country basements cannot be accommodated due to the water table, making crawl spaces necessary.
If your home has a crawl space it is important that it is properly insulated and sealed. Crawl space encapsulation protects mechanicals in the crawl space and helps improve the air quality inside your home. If your home needs crawl space encapsulation, contact Luck Insulation. Our crawl space insulation experts will recommend the right solution for your home.