Expert Waterproofing, Foundation, and Mold Company Serving the Antioch Area
It doesn't matter if your house experiences flooding after there are heavy rains or in the spring time when the snow melts or you have large cracks in the foundation, you know there could be a real problem. Atlantis Waterproofing is here to help when your home has any type of crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or buckling basement wall problem. We use time tested products and methods that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in the Antioch area that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and implement a specialized solution to that problem that will keep your home properly protected. When our team installs a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is critical that as soon as you've found an issue with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you get in touch with a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are some additional issues that will happen along with these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even permanent foundation damage. If you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our team is 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. This water will eventually cause wooden supports to deteriorate under your home. This decaying wood will cause issues for your home's stability and strength over time. 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. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Antioch 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.
Advantages of Having a Dry Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- 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
- Increased property value
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. 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. 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.
Warning Signs of a Structural Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks appear along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks develop
- Certain areas 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
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. 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.
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. This crack will also need to be sealed so that moisture can't seep inside.
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 take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. The piers will be installed deep within the earth in stable, load-bearing strata. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Testing and Removal Services
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Antioch area home. Sadly, there are many people who don't fully understand the dangers of having this fungus growing in their homes. However, it can cause a wide variety of serious health problems. including: headaches, fatigue, skin rashes, allergies, asthma attacks, coughing, sneezing, eye irritation, and other unwanted medical conditions. 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 take care of the problem, we can install waterproofing and encapsulation systems that will take care of the problem once and for all. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
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