Licensed & Insured. Crawl space Encapsulation and Mold Remediation

Crawl Space Encapsulation Near Nashville

A Crawlspace Liner is an important part of fixing the problems in this home and in many others. Auditing or assessing the conditions in the crawlspace is important for getting good results that last.

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The picture shows a dirty, smelly crawlspace before the liner.

The first step is to figure out what is causing the smell and moisture in the crawlspace. This includes the sources of water, the types and systems of insulation, the HVAC systems, and the humidity controls. Most homeowners and many contractors who try to do this kind of work without the right training probably don’t know how to do it.

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For the job to go well, the liner and its venting and insulation system must be designed and put in the right way. We now know that the crawlspace is part of the building envelope and needs to be treated as such. In the past, it was treated like a part of the building next to the envelope.


We need to make sure that the insulation and lining system works with everything else in the building. For the best results, you may need a dehumidification system, which should be thought of as part of the system. Changes may also need to be made to the HVAC and ductwork.

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Greg Lewis

Greg Lewis is the founder and CEO of Tier Restoration, a company dedicated to restoring the indoor environment of homes and businesses experiencing water damage, smoke damage, or mold contamination.

Greg has spent most of his life working in this industry in Nashville, Tennessee, in the 1970s, working in his father’s commercial cleaning business, in the 1980s and 1990s as a partner with his father in the Sears Carpet and Duct Cleaning franchise, then on his own since 2000.

Greg played his trumpet at Overton High School and the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and you can still find him playing throughout the Greater Nashville, Tennessee area.