Crawl Space Ventilation Solutions in Central & Northern New Jersey & Staten Island, NY

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Crawl Space Vent Problems in Central & Northern New Jersey & Staten Island, NY

When it comes to protecting your home against moisture and mold, crawl space vents are not the answer! They’re meant to dry out crawl spaces through outside air, but unfortunately they cause a lot of damage in your home instead. Air in any building moves upwards, from you crawl space up to the upper levels of your home. The last thing you want is to have openings in below-grade level areas allowing humid air in and creating conditions for mold and dry rot to develop and eventually seep into living areas. Mold spores, dust mites and other pollutants found in the crawl space can trigger indoor allergies. At Scaldino Basement Solutions we recommend closing the vents and sealing the crawl space for good.

Vented Crawl Spaces are Trouble!

Builders tend to favor crawl spaces because they’re faster and less expensive to build than a full basement foundation.  Traditionally, crawl space are built with openings or air vents in walls so that the air outside can circulate underneath your living space. The idea is that the air from the outside would help keep the crawl space dry. Building science has proven again and again that crawl space vents are a fallacy. A very bad idea that tends to make crawl space problems much worse. 

During the summer, warm and moist air can enter the crawl space, causing condensation in the cooler crawl space surface. When the wooden structures are continuously exposed to moisture  mold starts to grow and cause wood to rot. The presence of wet wood can also attract insects such as termites and carpenter ants. To make matters worse, what happens in your crawl space does not stay in the crawl space. Mold spores, dust mites and other harmful particles will eventually find their way into your living space, ruining your indoor air quality.

During the winter months freezing cold air from the outside will get into the crawl and seep into the floors above making or floors very cold and your rooms drafty and uncomfortable. All while your heating systems is working twice as hard just to keep up with all the cold air seeping in. If your crawl space is vented you heating bills are most likely higher than they should be. 

You may be tempted to attempt repairs yourself, but we at Scaldino Basement Solutions, don’t recommend it. If you don’t have the proper equipment or training for the job, it’s likely that you may do more harm than good and need to pay for repairs, which doubles what you could have spent by just hiring professionals.

We offer other services, such as basement crack repairs, foundation repairs and basement waterproofing. If you’re in Central & Northern NJ or Staten Island NY, get in touch with us right away so we can get to work helping you achieve your goal of having a healthier, more comfortable home.

We serve many counties in NJ as well as  Staten Island NY. Call us today!

Healthy Basement & Healthy Crawl Space Certificate

The Healthy Basement Certificate and Healthy Crawl Space Certificate were created to promote the healthiest basement and crawl space environments for your family.

Indoor air quality can be negatively impacted by excessive moisture and water entering thru foundation cracks which can result in mold growth!

We offer 6 levels of Healthy Basement Certificate, and 5 levels Healthy Crawl Space Certificate, each designed to solve specific problems. These certificates protect your foundation from structural decay and your home’s indoor air quality by preventing mold and other harmful pollutants from thriving under your home.

Steps towards a healthy basement and a Nationally Backed Warranty.

All of our Healthy Basement / Crawl Space Contractors are trained and certified.

Steps towards a healthy crawl space and a Naionally Backed Warranty.

All of our Healthy Basement / Crawl Space Contractors are trained and certified.

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Service Area

Scaldino Basement Solutions offers a variety of services from waterproofing to foundation repairs. We offer the following services in your area, basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, sump pump installation and service, basement crack repair, vapor barriers and moisture control.

  • Adelphia, NJ
  • Allamuchy, NJ
  • Allendale, NJ
  • Allenhurst, NJ
  • Allentown, NJ
  • Allenwood, NJ
  • Alpine, NJ
  • Andover, NJ
  • Annandale, NJ
  • Asbury Park, NJ
  • Asbury, NJ
  • Atlantic Highlands, NJ
  • Augusta, NJ
  • Avenel, NJ
  • Avon By The Sea, NJ
  • Baptistown, NJ
  • Barnegat Light, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Basking Ridge, NJ
  • Bayonne, NJ
  • Bayville, NJ
  • Beach Haven, NJ
  • Beachwood, NJ
  • Bedminster, NJ
  • Belford, NJ
  • Belle Mead, NJ
  • Belleville, NJ
  • Belmar, NJ
  • Belvidere, NJ
  • Bergenfield, NJ
  • Berkeley Heights, NJ
  • Bernardsville, NJ
  • Blairstown, NJ
  • Blawenburg, NJ
  • Bloomfield, NJ
  • Bloomingdale, NJ
  • Bloomsbury, NJ
  • Bogota, NJ
  • Boonton, NJ
  • Bound Brook, NJ
  • Bradley Beach, NJ
  • Branchburg, NJ
  • Branchville, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Bridgewater, NJ
  • Brielle, NJ
  • Broadway, NJ
  • Brookside, NJ
  • Budd Lake, NJ
  • Butler, NJ
  • Buttzville, NJ
  • Caldwell, NJ
  • Califon, NJ
  • Califon, NJ
  • Carlstadt, NJ
  • Carteret, NJ
  • Cedar Grove, NJ
  • Cedar Knolls, NJ
  • Changewater, NJ
  • Chatham, NJ
  • Chester, NJ
  • Clark, NJ
  • Cliffside Park, NJ
  • Cliffwood, NJ
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Clinton, NJ
  • Closter, NJ
  • Colonia, NJ
  • Colts Neck, NJ
  • Columbia, NJ
  • Convent Station, NJ
  • Cranbury, NJ
  • Cranford, NJ
  • Cream Ridge, NJ
  • Cresskill, NJ
  • Cronford, NJ
  • Dayton, NJ
  • Deal, NJ
  • Delaware, NJ
  • Demarest, NJ
  • Denville, NJ
  • Dover, NJ
  • Dumont, NJ
  • Dunellen, NJ
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • East Hanover, NJ
  • East Orange, NJ
  • East Rutherford, NJ
  • East Windsor, NJ
  • Eatontown, NJ
  • Edgewater, NJ
  • Edison, NJ
  • Elizabeth, NJ
  • Elizabethport, NJ
  • Elmwood Park, NJ
  • Emerson, NJ
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Englewood, NJ
  • Englishtown, NJ
  • Essex Fells, NJ
  • Ewing Township
  • Fair Haven, NJ
  • Fair Lawn, NJ
  • Fairfield, NJ
  • Fairlawn, NJ
  • Fairview, NJ
  • Fanwood, NJ
  • Far Hills, NJ
  • Farmingdale, NJ
  • Flagtown, NJ
  • Flanders, NJ
  • Flemington, NJ
  • Florham Park, NJ
  • Fords, NJ
  • Forked River, NJ
  • Fort Lee, NJ
  • Fort Monmouth, NJ
  • Franklin Lakes, NJ
  • Franklin Park, NJ
  • Franklin, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Frenchtown, NJ
  • Garfield, NJ
  • Garwood, NJ
  • Gillette, NJ
  • Gladstone, NJ
  • Glasser, NJ
  • Glen Gardner, NJ
  • Glen Ridge, NJ
  • Glen Rock, NJ
  • Glenwood, NJ
  • Great Meadows, NJ
  • Green Brook, NJ
  • Green Township, NJ
  • Green Village, NJ
  • Greenbrook, NJ
  • Greendell, NJ
  • Hackensack, NJ
  • Hackettstown, NJ
  • Haledon, NJ
  • Hamburg, NJ
  • Hamilton Township, NJ
  • Hampton, NJ
  • Harrington Park, NJ
  • Harrison, NJ
  • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • Haskell, NJ
  • Haworth, NJ
  • Hawthorne, NJ
  • Hazlet, NJ
  • Helmetta, NJ
  • Hewitt, NJ
  • Hibernia, NJ
  • High Bridge, NJ
  • Highland Lakes, NJ
  • Highland Park, NJ
  • Highlands, NJ
  • Hightstown, NJ
  • Hillsborough, NJ
  • Hillsdale, NJ
  • Hillside, NJ
  • Ho Ho Kus, NJ
  • Hoboken, NJ
  • Holmdel, NJ
  • Hopatcong, NJ
  • Hope, NJ
  • Hopelawn, NJ
  • Hopewell, NJ
  • Howell, NJ
  • Imlaystown, NJ
  • Ironia, NJ
  • Irvington, NJ
  • Iselin, NJ
  • Island Heights, NJ
  • Jackson, NJ
  • Jamesburg, NJ
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Johnsonburg, NJ
  • Keansburg, NJ
  • Kearny, NJ
  • Keasbey, NJ
  • Kendall Park, NJ
  • Kenilworth, NJ
  • Kenvil, NJ
  • Keyport, NJ
  • Kingston, NJ
  • Kinnelon, NJ
  • Knowlton, NJ
  • Lafayette, NJ
  • Lake Hiawatha, NJ
  • Lake Hopatcong, NJ
  • Lakehurst, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Lambertville, NJ
  • Landing, NJ
  • Lanoka Harbor, NJ
  • Lavallette, NJ
  • Lawrence Township, NJ
  • Layton, NJ
  • Lebanon, NJ
  • Ledgewood, NJ
  • Leonardo, NJ
  • Leonia, NJ
  • Liberty Corner, NJ
  • Lincoln Park, NJ
  • Lincroft, NJ
  • Linden, NJ
  • Little Egg Harbor Twp, NJ
  • Little Falls, NJ
  • Little Ferry, NJ
  • Little Silver, NJ
  • Little York, NJ
  • Livingston, NJ
  • Lodi, NJ
  • Long Branch, NJ
  • Long Valley, NJ
  • Lyndhurst, NJ
  • Lyons, NJ
  • Madison, NJ
  • Mahwah, NJ
  • Manahawkin, NJ
  • Manalapan, NJ
  • Manasquan, NJ
  • Manchester Township, NJ
  • Mantoloking, NJ
  • Manville, NJ
  • Maplewood, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Martinsville, NJ
  • Matawan, NJ
  • Maywood, NJ
  • Mc Afee, NJ
  • Medham, NJ
  • Mendham, NJ
  • Metuchen, NJ
  • Middlesex, NJ
  • Middletown, NJ
  • Middleville, NJ
  • Midland Park, NJ
  • Milford, NJ
  • Millburn, NJ
  • Millington, NJ
  • Millstone Township, NJ
  • Milltown, NJ
  • Mine Hill, NJ
  • Monmouth Beach, NJ
  • Monmouth Junction, NJ
  • Monroe Township, NJ
  • Montague, NJ
  • Montclair, NJ
  • Montvale, NJ
  • Montville, NJ
  • Moonachie, NJ
  • Morganville, NJ
  • Morris Plains, NJ
  • Morristown, NJ
  • Mount Arlington, NJ
  • Mount Freedom, NJ
  • Mount Olive
  • Mount Tabor, NJ
  • Mountain Lakes, NJ
  • Mountainside, NJ
  • Navesink, NJ
  • Neptune, NJ
  • Neshanic Station, NJ
  • Netcong, NJ
  • New Brunswick, NJ
  • New Egypt, NJ
  • New Milford, NJ
  • New Providence, NJ
  • New Vernon, NJ
  • Newark, NJ
  • Newfoundland, NJ
  • Newton, NJ
  • Normandy Beach, NJ
  • North Arlington, NJ
  • North Bergen, NJ
  • North Brunswick, NJ
  • North Caldwell, NJ
  • North Plainfield, NJ
  • Northvale, NJ
  • Norwood, NJ
  • Nutley, NJ
  • Oak Ridge, NJ
  • Oakhurst, NJ
  • Oakland, NJ
  • Ocean Gate, NJ
  • Ocean Grove, NJ
  • Ocean Township, NJ
  • Oceanport, NJ
  • Ogdensburg, NJ
  • Old Bridge, NJ
  • Oldwick, NJ
  • Oradell, NJ
  • Orange, NJ
  • Oxford, NJ
  • Palisades Park, NJ
  • Paramus, NJ
  • Park Ridge, NJ
  • Parlin, NJ
  • Parsipanny-Troy Hills
  • Parsippany, NJ
  • Passaic, NJ
  • Paterson, NJ
  • Peapack, NJ
  • Pennington, NJ
  • Pequannock, NJ
  • Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Phillipsburg, NJ
  • Picatinny Arsenal, NJ
  • Pine Beach, NJ
  • Pine Brook, NJ
  • Piscataway, NJ
  • Pittstown, NJ
  • Plainfield, NJ
  • Plainsboro, NJ
  • Pluckemin, NJ
  • Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
  • Pompton Lakes, NJ
  • Pompton Plains, NJ
  • Port Monmouth, NJ
  • Port Murray, NJ
  • Port Reading, NJ
  • Pottersville, NJ
  • Princeton Junction, NJ
  • Princeton, NJ
  • Quakertown, NJ
  • Rahway, NJ
  • Rahway, NJ
  • Ramsey, NJ
  • Randolph, NJ
  • Raritan, NJ
  • Readington, NJ
  • Red Bank, NJ
  • Ridgefield Park, NJ
  • Ridgefield, NJ
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • Ringoes, NJ
  • Ringwood, NJ
  • River Edge, NJ
  • Riverdale, NJ
  • Robbinsville, NJ
  • Rochelle Park, NJ
  • Rockaway, NJ
  • Rocky Hill, NJ
  • Roosevelt, NJ
  • Roseland, NJ
  • Roselle Park, NJ
  • Roselle, NJ
  • Rosemont, NJ
  • Rumson, NJ
  • Rutherford, NJ
  • Saddle Brook, NJ
  • Saddle River, NJ
  • Sayreville, NJ
  • Schooleys Mountain, NJ
  • Scotch Plains, NJ
  • Sea Girt, NJ
  • Seaside Heights, NJ
  • Seaside Park, NJ
  • Secaucus, NJ
  • Sergeantsville, NJ
  • Sewaren, NJ
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • Shrewsbury, NJ
  • Skillman, NJ
  • Somerset, NJ
  • Somerville, NJ
  • South Amboy, NJ
  • South Bound Brook, NJ
  • South Brunswick, NJ
  • South Hackensack, NJ
  • South Orange, NJ
  • South Plainfield, NJ
  • South River, NJ
  • Sparta, NJ
  • Spotswood, NJ
  • Spring Lake, NJ
  • Springfield, NJ
  • Stanhope, NJ
  • Stanton, NJ
  • Staten Island, NY
  • Stewartsville, NJ
  • Stillwater, NJ
  • Stirling, NJ
  • Stockholm, NJ
  • Stockton, NJ
  • Succasunna, NJ
  • Summit, NJ
  • Sussex, NJ
  • Swartswood, NJ
  • Teaneck, NJ
  • Tenafly,NJ
  • Tennent, NJ
  • Teterboro, NJ
  • Three Bridges, NJ
  • Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Titusville, NJ
  • Toms River, NJ
  • Totowa, NJ
  • Towaco, NJ
  • Township Of Washington, NJ
  • Tranquility, NJ
  • Trenton, NJ
  • Tuckerton, NJ
  • Union City, NJ
  • Union, NJ
  • Vauxhall, NJ
  • Vernon, NJ
  • Verona, NJ
  • Vienna, NJ
  • Waldwick, NJ
  • Wallington, NJ
  • Wallpack Center, NJ
  • Wanaque, NJ
  • Waretown, NJ
  • Warren, NJ
  • Washington Township, NJ
  • Washington, NJ
  • Watchung, NJ
  • Wayne, NJ
  • Weehawken, NJ
  • West Caldwell, NJ
  • West Creek, NJ
  • West Long Branch, NJ
  • West Milford, NJ
  • West New York, NJ
  • West Orange, NJ
  • West Windsor, NJ
  • Westfield, NJ
  • Westwood, NJ
  • Wharton, NJ
  • Whippany, NJ
  • Whitehouse Station, NJ
  • Whitehouse, NJ
  • Wickatunk, NJ
  • Windsor, NJ
  • Wood Ridge, NJ
  • Woodbridge Township, NJ
  • Woodbridge, NJ
  • Woodcliff Lake, NJ
  • Wyckoff, NJ
  • Zarephath, NJ