Crawl Space Repair

Our team at Rhinolift offers professional crawl space stabilization and waterproofing services for homeowners in Charlotte and the surrounding areas. Our team has the experience you need to keep your home safe and dry no matter the weather. Get in tough with our experts today to schedule a free crawl space waterproofing inspection. 

Signs & Symptoms

Crawl space damage often results in the following:

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It can be concerning if you’re experiencing crawl space issues like excessive moisture, sagging floors, or foul odors. However, there’s no need to worry! Our licensed professionals help you assess and address any crawl space problems. Don’t hesitate to contact us for a free inspection to identify any issues and provide a solution. We’re committed to ensuring your home’s safety and longevity, so let us help you get started today.

Causes for Foundation Issues

Moisture Issues

Moisture is one of the most common causes of crawl space damage. When moisture levels are high in a crawl space, it can lead to a range of problems, including mold growth, wood rot, and structural damage. High humidity levels can cause condensation to form on the surfaces in the crawl space, creating the ideal environment for mold to grow. Mold can be difficult to remove and can cause health problems if left untreated. Wood rot can also occur in a moist crawl space, as the moisture can weaken and break down the wooden components of the crawl space, such as floor joists and support beams. This can lead to sagging floors and other structural problems. Additionally, moisture can attract pests such as termites and rodents, which can further damage the crawl space.

Structural Issues

Structural issues are another common cause of crawl space damage. The crawl space foundation may be susceptible to damage from settling, shifting soil, or water intrusion. This can cause cracks to form in the foundation or support beams to become weakened, leading to sagging floors and other structural problems. The weight of the home and its contents can also put stress on the crawl space foundation over time, leading to structural damage. If the crawl space is not properly supported or reinforced, it can become unstable and unsafe. This can be a serious safety hazard and can also cause damage to the rest of the home. In order to prevent structural issues in the crawl space, it is important to ensure that the foundation is properly designed and constructed to withstand the weight of the home.

Ventilation Problems

While some ventilation is necessary to prevent moisture buildup, too much ventilation can actually cause problems. Open vents can allow excess moisture and humid air to enter the crawl space, which can lead to mold growth, wood rot, and pest infestations. This is because moisture is the primary cause of many crawl space issues. If the air in the crawl space is too humid, it can lead to moisture buildup on the walls and floors, which can cause wood to rot and create an environment conducive to mold growth.


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Our Solutions

RhinoLift specializes in providing premium crawl space repair solutions. Crawl space issues should never be overlooked; we are licensed professionals. We understand that crawl space repair may look daunting initially, but our goal is to inspect and educate you on the best possible solution for your home. RhinoLift offers a wide range of crawl space repair services with products backed by premium crawl space repair product manufacturers.


Supplemental beams can be used in crawl space repair to reinforce existing structural components or provide additional support for the home’s foundation.


Drainage systems, such as French drains or sump pumps, can be installed in the crawl space to redirect water away from the foundation and prevent water damage and moisture issues.


Wood rot repair is a common crawl space repair method that involves replacing damaged or decayed wood components, such as floor joists or support beams, to ensure the structural integrity of the crawl space and prevent further damage.


To prevent further damage, foundation repair is a crucial crawl space repair method that involves stabilizing and reinforcing the home’s foundation, often through underpinning methods such as piers, beams, or anchors. 

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What Is Crawl space Damage?

Crawl space damage refers to structural, mechanical, or cosmetic issues affecting the crawl space beneath a home. Common types of crawl space damage include moisture issues, wood rot, pest infestations, foundation damage, and structural damage, which can all compromise a home’s safety, stability, and livability.

What If I Don't Fix My Crawl space Damage?

If you don’t fix your crawl space damage, you may experience various problems, such as structural damage to your home, which can lead to costly repairs. Moisture can also accumulate in the damaged crawl space, leading to mold growth, which can cause wood rot issues. Addressing crawl space damage as soon as possible is important to avoid these negative consequences.

Why Causes Water Issues?

One of the most common causes is poor drainage around the foundation of the home, which can lead to standing water and moisture accumulation in the crawl space. In addition, leaks in the plumbing or HVAC system can also contribute to water issues in the crawl space. Heavy rain or flooding can also cause water damage to the crawl space.

What Is A Sump Pump?

A sump pump is a device typically installed in a basement or crawl space to prevent water damage caused by flooding or excess moisture. The pump is designed to collect and remove accumulated water in a sump basin, usually located at the lowest point of the space. When the water in the basin reaches a certain level, the pump automatically turns on and pumps the water out of the space and away from the foundation of the building.

What Is Wood Rot?

Wood rot is a type of decay that affects wooden structures and objects. It is caused by certain types of fungi that consume the cellulose and lignin in the wood, which weakens its structure and can eventually cause it to break down completely. The fungi that cause wood rot require moisture to grow, which means that wood that is consistently exposed to water or damp conditions is particularly susceptible.

Are Inspections Free?

At RhinoLift, inspections are FREE! We will visit the customer’s property during our on-site inspection and assess the issues. We will examine the affected areas, take measurements, and ask questions to understand the situation completely. This process allows us to identify any underlying problems and provide the recommended repairs.