Reduce Your Flood Premiums!!

Floods in Oregon happen. Due to that, individuals in Flood Plains are required to carry flood insurance and these rates are rapidly increasing due to new federal regulations. Our team can help you significantly reduce your flood premiums through the installation of Smart Vents.

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Floods Destroy Property

Smart Vents are mechanically engineered to protect your home’s foundation from hydrostatic pressure. To ensure that flooding suchflood as this does not leave you homeless.
This is not somewhere back east, this is not somewhere foreign. This image is right here in our Pacific Northwest.
Are you prepared?
We can’t stop the floods but we can help you be better prepared.

What is Your Flood Risk?

Looking at by a new home, or curious what your risk rating is? This Fflood risk evaluatorlood Risk Evaluator will tell you what your risk rate is and then we can give you a quote to help prepare for floods and lower your flood premiums. We can help you.

Give us a call today and we can check your current risk, flood rates and provide you an estimate on what it would take to reduce your flood premium and ensure that your house is protected.

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What Lies Beneath Your Home?

When was the last time you went into your crawlspace? Have you ever been down there? Truth be told, I don’t blame you for not wanting to be down there. The environment of the traditional crawlspace is not one that most people would want to spend any time in. Water and moisture seep in from the cold wet winters outside through open vents, evaporation from tears in the vapor barrier, high outdoor temperatures in the summer, or water left at construction,  and all of this evaporates up into the insulation causing it to sag and fall down. Falling insulation provides absolutely zero benefit and provides a channel for that wet air to travel up into your home. Up to 50% of the air on the first level of a home comes from that crawlspace. This air could be full of mold spores, allergens, and other potentially hazardous air pollutants. That is why having a crawl space inspection is so important to your families health and your homes well-being.

Many homeowners will say, “I looked at the pictures on your website and my space doesn’t look anything like that”. Or “My space just needs a few little things and I’d like to make it look nicer.  Well, we deal with that situation also. I’d like to clarify though. Just because it doesn’t look bad does not mean that you don’t have an issue. You don’t have to have water to have potential health concerns or structure damage. The true risks and issues with a crawlspace stem from the relative humidity being too high. The relative humidity in a dry crawlspace is between 70 to 80% year round. Mold begins to grow at a relative humidity of 60%

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Muddy crawlspace

For some of you, there may be no water or moisture and you may just want the air and energy benefits that come with our products and services. Maybe you just want to transfer that damp dark space into a livable portion of the house, our systems ensure that as well. Our CleanSpace encapsulation system will save your roughly 30% in energy savings from heating and cooling. You will also see improved indoor air quality and many people report a significant decrease in cold and flu-like symptoms and allergies. Our crews work hard daily to help customers combat their water issues and provide reliable and affordable solutions to make that space better. We are a team of specialists dedicated to hard work, integrity, and doing everything we can for our customers.

With the years has come a great deal of trial and error, as well as costly mistakes. For example, if you seal one area water will find another way to get out, if you seal the floor without an outlet the pressure will lift the floor. If you wrap the vapor barrier around the posts the moisture will quickly rot out the foundational posts. Now 40 years in, we are experts in basement and crawlspace science and water control methods. Now is the best time to get your free inspection and have your work done before the rains hit the valley. Call our office today to schedule!

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How Smart Vents Save Homeowners Money

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These amazing vents are mechanically engineered to save home owners money! The open and seal on their own to provide proper air flow as well as in the event of flood ensure that your home won’t collapse. If you live in a flood plain call about these and save yourself thousands of dollars per year!