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Bix Basement Systems offers solutions to repair or prevent water damage to wood in your home. We provide our water damage prevention services for home owners living in Peoria, IL, Bloomington, IL, Quincy, IL, Fort Madison, IA, Hannibal, MO, and surrounding areas. Our water damage repair company has helped thousands of homeowners over the years with their wood damage which was brought on by moisture. We understand that this is a big job and you don't want to just let anyone take care of it for you. You want to leave your home to professionals who know the ins and outs of wood damage repair and will be able to tackle the job quickly and for a great price. We have a crew of trained professionals who will be able to determine what caused the wood damage to begin with, and they will then take care of the issue at the source before repairing the wood.
Often times, water damage is what causes problem for the wooden materials underneath a home in the basement or crawl space. Bix Basement Systems knows all the ways in which moisture is able to get into the lowest level of your home. When you contact us for wood damage repair, we will send a team of specialists to your home to thoroughly investigate your home to figure out where the water was getting inside. We will then make sure that moisture isn't able to get in via these openings, and we can provide you with basement and crawl space waterproofing services. We can install sump pumps, dehumidifiers, crawl space liners, and many other systems which are guaranteed to keep the lowest level of your home safe and dry.
We can also repair or replace damaged crawl space supports or any other wooden support beams which may have been ruined from water underneath your home. Replacing these wooden materials is important in strengthening the structural integrity of your home.
Humidity & Your Home
When air enters your home through the lower levels - like your basement or crawl space, it will move up and through the home before it exits through your attic area. Your basement and crawl space are naturally much cooler areas in your home since they're surrounded by soil. They have a fairly constant temperature throughout each season of the year, so any air that enters through this area of your home will be cooled as well.
When it's a relatively warm day with high humidity levels, the air will move through your crawl space or basement and since the temperature is cooler, the relative humidity will go up. High levels of humidity in this area underneath your home can lead to the development of mold and bacteria which could cause a lot of problems for your family's well-being