One of the major benefits of crawl spaces is that they allow technicians to make plumbing, heating, and electrical repairs beneath the house. However, one of the major drawbacks of crawl spaces is the fact that they suck up water vapor from the outside. Due to the dark, humid, and damp environment found in a crawl space, they are a hotspot for mold. Mold grows in as little as 24 hours after being exposed to water, such as the water vapor brought into the house from the crawl space. When this occurs, it puts everyone in your home (as well as your home itself) at risk of ailments and damage. Crawl space encapsulation can counter this. Continue reading to find out how below.