Professional Foundation and Waterproofing Contractors Serving Algood
When your building experiences flooding after there are heavy rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you have long cracks along your foundation, you already know there may be a serious issue. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to help when you've got any kind of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowed basement wall problem. We use products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in Algood that are trained to properly evaluate your problem and create a specialized solution for your problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team implements a basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that once you find a problem with your foundation, crawl space or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this as there are some potentially dangerous problems that will arise with these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our experts are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Contractor
You will need the help of a professional basement waterproofing contractor if you have noticed any water in this area below your home. 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. These materials are partially responsible for holding up the weight of your home; so it is important that these materials are strong and durable. Moisture here will also cause mold and mildew to grow. Mold has been known to cause many different health problems in individuals of all ages. You are able to protect your home against serious damage by getting in touch with our professionals ASAP when you see water under your home.
Different Waterproofing Systems
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Algood, Tennessee home. We will track down the cause of the leak(s), and make sure that they are properly deal with so you never have to deal with them again after a heavy rain, or when you have melting snow on your lawn.
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.
Benefits to Having a Dry Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- No more mold or mildew
- No water damage on walls, floors, or ceilings
- Safe 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
- Better home value
Foundation Repair Contractors
Your foundation is the building block of your home. We are the perfect foundation repair contractor for you if you need help with leaning walls, tilting chimneys, floor cracks, and so on. We are an A+ certified business with the BBB, and this means you can rest assured knowing that your home will be in good hands with us. It doesn't matter what you think the problem is on your own, you are going to need to let an expert do the repair work for you.
Warning Signs of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close like they should
- Cracks show up along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- Certain spots on the first floor of the home feel like they're sagging
- Noticeable sinking on one or more sides of the home
- Leaning, bowing walls appear in the basement
- Cracks appear in the basement floor
Our Foundation Solutions
When it comes to taking care of structural problems, we have many different systems we can provide.
This problem is caused from excess hydrostatic pressure in the soil surrounding your home. The soil around your foundation swells up whenever it rains, or when there is melting snow on your lawn. All of this moisture will put a lot of force on your foundation 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.
A crack in your foundation could be a warning sign of a larger structural problem, such as settlement. We will need to figure out the cause of the problem and address it at the source. Also, the crack will need to be filled and sealed so that it doesn't let moisture inside the home.
These cracks typically do not pose a problem for the structural integrity of a home, but they still need to be filled in and sealed to prevent moisture from seeping in through the ground and causing damage.
This is another common structural problem seen on homes all over the region. To take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. 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 Removal Professionals
Our team of professionals can provide you with experienced mold removal services for your Algood area home. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners who don't understand how dangerous this fungus can be in their homes. It is important to get rid of it ASAP, however, since it can cause many different health problems for your family. Also, this fungus has been known to make a home smell very musty and unwelcoming.
Causes of Mold Growth
This fungus needs three things to live, which are excessive humidity, water, and organic materials to feed off of. Typically speaking, these three things are found inside of a basement or crawl space environment. 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.
Get in Touch With Us
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 truly appreciate your interest in our services, and we look forward to helping you get a dry, safe, and healthy home.