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Crawl Space Doors

A poorly fitted crawl space door can cause unwanted moisture to enter your property, attracting pests and encouraging mold growth. That can impact your family’s health and home’s foundation.

Here at The Basement Guys, we can install a durable, airtight door for your crawl space, ensuring the safety and longevity of your property in Ohio. Find out more about crawl space doors and our encapsulation process below. 

What Are Crawl Space Doors? 

A crawl space door gives you access to the small room underneath your home that normally contains your plumbing and wiring. If this door breaks or doesn’t fit properly, moisture can get into your property, leading to all kinds of problems.  

Investing in a high-quality crawl space door can protect your home from the elements, prevent pests, and preserve your property’s foundation. You can also improve air quality and energy efficiency. 

Signs You Need a Crawl Space Door

Think about getting a crawl space door if you experience any of these issues:

  • Rust, warping, or other damage on your door
  • Gaps around your door’s perimeter 
  • Signs of water leakage or flooding in your crawl space 
  • Increased humidity levels
  • A musty smell
  • Pest infestations
  • Mold growth
  • Expensive energy bills

Are Crawl Space Doors Necessary?

A secure door that protects your crawl space can stop excessive moisture and pests from entering your home. The Basement Guys specializes in tailor-made doors that ensure your home stays dry, comfortable, and safe. 

Installing a crawl space door from a big box store might not provide the protection your property needs, so get local experts to do this repair job! 

Advantages of Crawl Space Doors

High-quality crawl space doors offer these benefits:

  • Improved Air Quality: A good crawl space door stops pollutants in external air from coming into your home. 
  • Water Intrusion Prevention: Water-resistant doors prevent moisture from rain and snow damaging your property.
  • Deterrence of Pests: Properly installed doors make it hard for termites, ants, and other pests to access your crawl space. 
  • Complete Encapsulation Integration: Crawl space doors are an important part of any encapsulation system that protects your home’s foundation. 
  • Boosted Energy Efficiency: A sturdy crawl space door stops heat from escaping your home during winter and maintains cool air in summer, increasing energy efficiency. 
  • Higher Property Value: A fully functioning crawl space can increase the price of your property. 

How The Basement Guys Install a Crawl Space Door

Our installation process for crawl space doors is as follows:

  • Evaluating and measuring your existing door. 
  • Removing the door and preparing the space around it for installation. 
  • Installing a new, secure, airtight door.
  • Sealing open crawl space vents
  • Installing a sump pumpinterior drainsdrainage matting, and other waterproofing measures.
  • Fitting insulation panels to interior crawl space walls. 
  • Attaching a vapor barrier to the walls and floor to encapsulate your crawl space. 
  • Integrating a dehumidifier for better moisture levels. 
  • Scheduling annual maintenance evaluations. 

Why Our Crawl Space Doors are the Best Choice for Your Ohio Home

The Basement Guys’ doors for crawl spaces have the following features:  

  • Resistance to rust, damage, and corrosion. 
  • Design robustness against seasonal variations. 
  • Customization for an exact fit. 
  • Compatibility with our other crawl space solutions. 
  • Coverage under annual maintenance plans. 

Contact The Basement Guys for Premium Crawl Space Doors

A poorly fitted or malfunctioning crawl space door allows moisture to enter your property, potentially causing mold growth, structural problems, and other issues. We’ve designed our crawl space doors for longevity and performance, helping you create a healthier living environment for your family. 

The Basement Guys has provided crawl space encapsulation and repair solutions for over two decades. Get in touch now for a free inspection and estimate. 



Crawl space doors are worth it to perform maintenance and prevent pests, moisture, and drafts from entering your home. Crawl space doors also improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality.

Crawl space doors are necessary for protecting your crawl space from external elements, like moisture, that lead to mold, mildew, and wood rot. Contact the Basement Guys® to ensure your home and indoor air quality remain healthy.

Installing crawl space doors as a DIY home project is possible, but precise sizing is crucial to ensure a proper fit. The Basement Guys® ensures professional measurements and placement so your home remains protected long-term.

Our Locations

Kent, OH

429 Portage Blvd
Kent, OH 44240