Expert Crawl Space and Foundation Contractors Serving Altamont, TN
If you've noticed your home floods when there are heavy rains or in the spring during the snow melt or there are cracks in the foundation, you already know there may be a serious issue. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to assist when there is any kind of crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or buckling basement wall problem. We use time tested products and methods that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in the Altamont area that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to design a specific solution to that problem that will keep your home properly protected. When we install a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that as soon as you see a problem with your crawl space, foundation, or basement that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this as there are a number of additional issues that can accompany these issues including mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you're needing our basement waterproofing services to protect your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, our professionals are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
A professional basement waterproofing contractor, such as Atlantis Waterproofing, will be able to help you with flooding and leaks below your home. When you have water in your basement, it's going to lead to a lot of problems. All of this moisture can cause wooden materials below the home to rot. This decaying wood will cause issues for your home's stability and strength over time. The moisture can also trigger the growth of mold. Mold has been known to cause many different health problems in individuals of all ages. 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.
Different Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Altamont area homeowners. 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.
Inside of your home, we can install drainage systems, sump pumps, battery backup units, and dehumidifiers for humidity control. 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.
When it comes to taking care of moisture problems from outside of your home, we can install French drains, exterior waterproofing membranes, and we can also take care of poor yard drainage and grading problems which could be causing water to pool up next to your foundation walls or basement windows.
Advantages of Having a Moisture-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold growth
- No more nasty water stains on walls, floors, or ceilings
- Safe place to store boxes and personal belongings
- Space can be finished to add on extra usable living space to the home
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Better property value
Structural Foundation Repair Contractors
The base of your home helps to keep it strong, stable, and supported. This is the reason why you will need to be sure you are working with an experienced and knowledgeable foundation repair contractor when you see wall cracks, sinking floors, bowing walls, etc. Customers in the area turn to us whenever they need help with structural problems of all types, sizes, and varieties. 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 as easily as they once did
- Cracks form 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, bowed 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.
Excessive hydrostatic pressure in the earth can cause this common issue. 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 take care of this issue, our team will be able to install special wall anchors, braces, and support systems to strengthen the wall and keep it properly supported.
A crack in your foundation could be a warning sign of a larger structural problem, such as 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.
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 problem is also caused from the soil around your home, and it's typically from poorly backfilled earth from the time when your home was being built. 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 Services
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Altamont area home. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners who don't understand how dangerous this fungus can be in their homes. This is something you need to get rid of immediately because it can cause a variety of serious medical problems, including: asthma attacks, skin rashes, eye irritation, allergies, headaches, and more. 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.
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