Expert Waterproofing, Foundation, and Mold Repair Contractors in Altamont
Whether your house floods after there are extended rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you have large cracks along the foundation, you already know there could be a real problem. Our experts are ready to provide assistance when you've got any type of crawl space water, sinking foundation, or buckling basement wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in Altamont that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to create a specialized solution to that problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team implements a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is strengthened by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that if you see a problem with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you reach out to a trusted repair company. We say this due to there are some potentially dangerous problems that will accompany these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. No matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to prevent water damage in your home, foundation repair products to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Experts
Our basement waterproofing contractor has years of experience taking care of all types of moisture problems under a Altamont home. When you have water in your basement, it's going to lead to a lot of problems. Moisture is no friend of wooden materials, and this includes support beams and floor joists. These materials are partially responsible for holding up the weight of your home; so it is important that these materials are strong and durable. What's more is that this moisture can lead to the growth of dangerous 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. 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. We guarantee that you and your family will be 100% satisfied with our waterproofing products, and with their lifetime warranties!
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.
Benefits to Having a Moisture-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved home value
Structural Foundation Repair Services
The foundation of your home is one of the most important features on the entire house. We are the perfect foundation repair contractor for you if you need help with leaning walls, tilting chimneys, floor cracks, and so on. With our many years of experience in the business, you can count on us to take care of your home's structure. 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.
Indications of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close like they should
- Cracks appear 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 Systems
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. This puts a lot of pressure on your basement walls. Ultimately, it will cause them to bend or bow into the basement environment. 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. This crack will also need to be sealed so that moisture can't seep inside.
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 and Removal Professionals
We have many years of experience handling mold removal in Altamont area homes. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. 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
When it comes to the growth and survival of this fungus, it is going to need only three things to live, which are water, organic materials to feed off of, and excessive humidity (moisture in the air). 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. Our team will also be sure that surfaces are properly cleaned off and bleached so that no mold residue remains.
Schedule an Appointment
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Altamont area home, please take a few minutes to complete our online contact form. We truly appreciate your interest in our services, and we look forward to helping you get a dry, safe, and healthy home.