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At Foundation Systems of Michigan, our goal is to educate customers to help them better understand the problems they are experiencing at their home, and what approach is necessary to solve the problem permanently. Please explore this resource center for helpful information on a variety of problems that could be affecting your foundation.

Sump pumps are mechanical devices, therefore prone to malfunction, and they need a source of power to work.  They can also be improperly inst...

Crawl space encapsulation is a generic term used to describe a crawl space area which is protected from moisture by using a crawl space vapor barr...

A dirt crawl space under a home is a very bad idea. The earth has very high humidity in the soil and this water vapor moves easily into the crawl...

Ever since poured concrete has been used to form foundation walls, cracks have been a main source of wall seepage. There are different types of c...

Crawl space vents have been identified as a major contributor of moisture and mold buildups in many homes. Several building codes require there to...

There has been much debate over the effectiveness of wall-vented crawl spaces in recent times. They have been blamed for contributing to high mois...

Mold has emerged as a major issue for the building industry as of late. Homeowners and tenants have filed thousands of lawsuits and insurance clai...

A closed crawl space system can drastically improve the moisture control and energy efficiency in your home. Mold growth related lawsuits and comp...

To vent, or not to vent that is the question. Many local business codes require that crawl spaces have vents because they are believed to be a goo...

Many people have mold problems in their homes, but they don’t completely understand why. High humidity levels are one of the most common reasons...

People who have asthma know how severe an asthma attack can be. Asthma attacks can be triggered by a variety of things, many of which can actually...

  Your crawl space may be costing you more than you think. Surprisingly, that small space that you never enter is very important to your home an...