Expert Basement Waterproofing Repair Contractor Serving the Alexandria Area
When your crawl space has excess water after there are large rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you have long cracks along the foundation, you know there may be a serious issue. We are ready to help when there is any kind of basement flooding, sinking foundation, or bowed basement wall problem. Our team uses methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in the Alexandria area that are trained to properly evaluate your problem to implement a specialized solution to that problem that will keep your home properly repaired. When our team implements a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of experience and trusted products.
It is very important that once you've found a problem with your crawl space, foundation, or basement that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this because there are some additional issues that will arise with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. No matter if you're in need of our basement waterproofing services to protect your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our professionals are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Experts
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in Alexandria with the BBB. Moisture here can cause a lot of problems, including expensive damage to your home's structural integrity. Water in the basement can cause wooden materials, including support beams and floor joists to warp, rot, and decay. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. Moisture here will also cause mold and mildew to grow. Mold is typically dark green or black in color, and it can create a lot of headaches, quite literally, for you and your family. Avoid these problems entirely by getting your leaks taken care of immediately by professionals in the business who have the experience and supplies needed to get the job done right, and done right the first time.
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Alexandria, Tennessee home. From installing sump pumps inside of the home, to installing an exterior waterproofing membrane on the outside of the foundation, we guarantee that we will get the moisture problem taken care of at the source so that you never again need to deal with leaks or flooding below your home.
On the inside of your basement, we can install sump pumps with battery backups, dehumidifiers, and drainage systems which will connect to the sumps. All of our waterproofing systems come with a lifetime warranty, so you can rest assured knowing that the products we install in your home are going to be effective at taking care of the problem for the long haul.
On the outside of your family's home, we can take care of poor lawn grading and drainage issues by installing French drains, and we can also install the exterior waterproofing membrane on your foundation walls in case they are cracked from the outside.
Advantages to Having a Leak-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold or mildew
- No more nasty water stains on walls, floors, or ceilings
- Dry place to store boxes and personal belongings
- Area can be finished to add on extra usable living space to the home
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved home value
Foundation Repair Services
Your foundation is the building block of your home. This is why you will need the help of a professional, trusted, and experienced foundation repair contractor if you have noticed wall cracks, floor cracks, bowing walls, or foundation settlement. Customers in the area turn to us whenever they need help with structural problems of all types, sizes, and varieties. Regardless of how minor or severe you think the foundation problem is, you still need to get it checked out immediately before it leads to even more damage to your home's structural integrity.
Indications of a Structural Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks show up along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks develop
- Certain spots on the first floor of the home feel like they're sagging
- Obvious sinking on one or more sides of the home
- Leaning, bowing walls appear in the basement
- Cracks appear in the basement floor
Our Foundation Systems
At Atlantis Waterproofing, we have many different foundation repair solutions that we can provide for you.
This problem is caused from excess hydrostatic pressure in the soil surrounding your home. When the earth absorbs moisture after a heavy rain, it will swell up. This puts a lot of pressure on your basement walls. Eventually, it will cause them to lean or bow into the home. To fix the problem, we can install wall anchors, wall braces, and wall supports to provide the extra strength needed to keep the walls in place and stable.
Sometimes, a cracked foundation could be an indication that something more serious is going on with the structure, including settlement. Our team of experts will be able to determine the cause of the crack and get it dealt with so it doesn't cause more problems. Also, the crack will need to be filled and sealed so that it doesn't let moisture inside the home.
Typically speaking, a floor crack doesn't indicate that there is a bigger foundation issue at hand. However, it will still need to be filled in to prevent seepage up and through the floor due to a rising and falling water table around your foundation.
This is another common structural problem seen on homes all over the region. To fix the problem, we can install foundation piers next to the damaged wall(s). The piers will be installed deep within the earth in stable, load-bearing strata. Eventually, the piers will be able to support the weight of your home and keep it from sinking any further into the earth.
Mold Testing and Remediation Professionals
When it comes to mold removal in Alexandria, we have you covered. Sadly, there are many people who don't fully understand the dangers of having this fungus growing in their homes. It is important to get rid of it ASAP, however, since it can cause many different health problems for your family. Additionally, this dark green or black fungus can make your entire home smell very musty and un-welcoming. This can really take away from the natural charm and appeal of your home.
Causes of Mold Growth
This fungus needs three things to live, which are excessive humidity, water, and organic materials to feed off of. More times than not, these three "ingredients" are found inside of a basement or crawl space environment which aren't waterproofed or sealed. To make sure that the problem doesn't happen again, we can install our waterproofing and encapsulation systems to make sure there can't be any moisture or humidity. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
For more information about our services, please feel free to fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly. We thank you for your interest in our services, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.