If you have a crawl space in your house, there is a need to have a crawl space cover installed. This cover will not only keep you warm during the cold months, but it will also protect you from insects that are attracted to crawl space and will give you peace of mind knowing that your home is safe and secure. By covering your crawl space, you are doing more than just protecting your home; you are extending the life of your home as well.
There are many factors that need to be considered when deciding whether or not you need a crawl space cover. First of all, if there is foundation damage, there is also a need for a cover. You should take pictures of your crawl space to your local home improvement store, so they can tell you how much it will cost to completely remodel and cover your crawl space. If the foundation is not damaged, you may just need a tarp to protect it from the weather. Many contractors do not even bother with a tarp because it is not necessary.
After determining that you do need a crawl space cover, you will find that the market has more than one product for you to choose from. You should also look for a cover that has insulation already installed if you are going to go this route.