How to Keep Your Crawl Space Dry This Spring

As homeowners across the Eastern Shore know all too well, springtime tends to bring with it a lot of moisture and precipitation. With it being so wet outdoors, this can lead to issues with water and moisture in your home’s basement or crawl space. 


If you find yourself wondering “How do I keep moisture out of my crawl space?,” or, if that moisture has already snuck its way in, “How do you dry out a crawl space in the spring?,” this post is for you. Here, we explore why keeping your crawl space dry is important and what you can do to address problems with moisture in it. 

Why It’s Important to Keep Your Crawl Space Dry 

Your home’s crawl space plays a huge role in determining your home's indoor air quality and, thus, comfort and health. When there’s moisture or water in your crawl space, it can lead to a whole host of problems for your Maryland home, including: 


  • Mold and mildew growth

  • Unhealthy and unsafe indoor air quality

  • Damage to insulation 

  • Pest infestations

  • Structural damage to your home 

Solutions for Moisture in Your Home’s Crawl Space 

With all the problems moisture can cause, keeping your crawl space dry is critical to your home’s comfort, health, and safety. Here are some of the ways you can keep your crawl space dry or address moisture/water in your crawlspace: 


For Problems With Moisture and Water in Your Crawl Space, the Experts at Total Home Performance Can Help 

If you’ve encountered water in your crawl space and are in need of crawl space maintenance and service, mold remediation, or structural repair to get your home back to a comfortable and happy state, the local experts at Total Home Performance can help. 


We are one of only a few Eastern Shore contractors that is both an expert in crawl space encapsulation and is a certified Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® (HPwES) contractor. This means that we’ve got the expertise to provide excellent crawl space encapsulation services and can help you qualify for up to $7,500 in rebates on these home performance upgrades. 

Get rid of water and moisture in your crawl space and ensure your entire home is healthy and comfortable this spring. Call Total Home Performance at 410-670-7429 or contact us. 

Moisture in your crawl space? Contact the experts at Total Home Performance for help.