Strong home décor starts with a strong structure. If you’re looking into remodeling your home, it’s a good idea to investigate your crawl space first. That’s because your crawl space may have a variety of issues that you haven’t had a chance to look into yet. Here are the 15 creepiest things that might be in an unexpected crawl space.
Having animals under your home isn’t anyone’s idea of a fun time. Unfortunately, it’s a relatively common thing to happen in crawl spaces. Many homes all across the nation struggle with some form of bug problem. Though a crawl space inspection can help you get to the bottom of this, it’s important that you tackle it thoughtfully. These four creepy crawlies could be under your home:
- Rodent and Bug Infestations
- Wild Animal Homes
- Animal Bones
You might not think of plants as being very dangerous, but in fact, they’re some of the more dangerous issues you may run into when you don’t encapsulate your crawl space. Whether they’re causing serious health concerns or they’re growing underneath your foundation, potentially causing structural damage, it’s important to think about the plants that may be under your crawl space. Otherwise, you could run into these issues:
6. Invasive Plants
If you’re not already involved in something shady, you’re unlikely to come across any truly criminal things in your crawl space. However, that doesn’t mean you’re completely safe. You may still end up finding criminal items in your crawl space without knowing about it. It’s important that you take a look through your crawl space, or you may end up finding some of these extremely creepy items down there:
7. Mysterious Locked Cabinets
8. Mob Cash
9. Guns and Weapons
10. People Living Under Your Home
Learning more about the history behind your home is a good thing, overall. It’s important that you know more about the background of your home, whether that background is good or bad. The thing is, if you don’t know that there’s something under your home, these can really surprise you. If you’re not careful, they can even be pretty creepy. These are just some of the wild historical items that might be in your crawl space:
11. Unexploded Artillery
12. Disturbing Journals
Do you believe in the paranormal? Some people believe in paranormal activity, and some don’t. Among those that believe in the paranormal, it’s relatively common to believe that ghosts settle in areas with very minimal amounts of movement, which typically describes a crawl space. Although you might want to talk to a contractor before you talk to an exorcist, you may find some of these spooky paranormal things under your home:
14. Monsters and Ghouls
Structural problems can seriously mess up your home. If you’re not careful, structural problems can cause significant issues; an untreated structural problem can lead to walls and floors collapsing. That’s why it’s so important to handle structural concerns as early as possible. Otherwise, you could end up having this creepy concern pop up.
15. Foundation Problems
In general, it’s extremely important that you keep an eye on your crawl space before you start your home décor changes. If you’re able to stave off these problems before they actually cause serious damage, you can save yourself lots of money, time, and energy. The best way to do that is to hire a crawl space inspection expert. That way, you’ll be able to manage your concerns before they turn into genuine fears.