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Before you can even think about using expanding spray foam to seal a gravel crawlspace, you need to locate any leaks. Locate the access point to the crawlspace. Examine closely both inside and outside for holes or other entrances. You may have to enter the crawlspace, so take a flashlight with you.Does my crawl space need to be sealed?
In addition, any sources of air leakage from the crawl space through the walls or floor must be sealed depending on the classification of the crawl space and the assemblies that comprise its thermal envelope components.What is crawl space encapsulation and how does it work?
Crawl space encapsulation, or sealing, is the treatment that building scientists recommend to turn a damp, dirty, moldy crawl space into a clean, dry space where mold can’t grow. Basement Systems has pioneered the field of crawl space encapsulation.How do you find a leak in a crawl space?
Examine closely both inside and outside for holes or other entrances. You may have to enter the crawlspace, so take a flashlight with you. Depending on your crawlspace's location, you may also have to dig around the foundation to look for any outside leaks. Take special notice of pipes, tubing, and ductwork.