Protect Your Crawl Space And Home

Encapsulating your crawl space will save you money both short-term and long-term, not to mention all the other issues that can arise when the crawl space is left untreated.

Common Crawl Space Dangers

There’s a number of different dangers that can persist when your crawl space is left untreated.

Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl space encapsulation is still a new-age term that we use in the crawl space industry, but it still refers to protecting your crawl space from moisture and odors. If you’re leaving your crawl space untreated, a wide range of dangers can exist. Let’s look at those now.

 

  • Moisture Damage
  • Damaged Main Beams
  • Mold Damage
  • Damaged Flooring
  • Musky Odors
  • Termites
  • Wood Rot
  • Damaged Joist
  • Damaged Foundation
  • High Utility Bills
  • Uncontrolled Climate Range

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The Compact Air Plus™ crawl space dehumidifier is considered to be one of the best on the market. It does have the best warranty we could find.

 

Which Crawl Space Dehumidifier Do I Need?

If you’re having trouble choosing a crawl space dehumidifier for your home, we’re here to help. We’ve collected data based on reviews, comments and surveys to provide you with the most popular dehumidifier brands available based on positive reviews.

Best Crawl Space Dehumidifiers

Popular Crawl Space Dehumidifiers

Here are the features of the Compact Air Plus™-

  • Comes with a Hanging kit ($50 value)
  • Stainless Steel outer shell
  • Energy Star Rated
  • 62 pint capacity, perfect for encapsulated crawl spaces
  • Manufactured by a trusted company- Santa Fe
  • Can be purchased Online!
  • Free shipping to lower 48, incentives for Canada, Hawaii and Alaska

Standard 2 year/5year warranty

The AprilAire Model 1830 has the following features:

  1. 5 year warranty
  2. 70 pints per day
  3. Automatic on and off sensors to control and maintain a constant humidity level
  4. Merv 8 Filtration
  5. Life expectancy is 15+ years with proper maintainance
  6. Operate at 55dB when ducted
  7. Weight- 67 lbs
  8. All Aprilaire dehumidifiers are 110–120 VAC. The current draw of the 1850 is 6.3 amps.

The Santa Fe Compact2 has the following features;

  • Dehumidifier is 12’x12’x21″
  • Energy Star® rating
  • Removes up to 70 pints per day
  • 5.1 amps of electricity
  • Fan moves 170 CFM of air
  • Merv 11 Filtration
  • Can be purchased Online!
  • Free shipping in the lower 48

Here are the features of the Santa Fe Advance2

  • Dual airflow outlets
  • MERV-8 filtration
  • Energy Star Rated
  • 90 pint capacity
  • Manufactured by a trusted company- Santa Fe
  • Auto restart
  • Can be purchased Online!
  • Free shipping to lower 48, incentives for Canada, Hawaii and Alaska