Local Basement Waterproofing Repair Contractor Serving the Apison Area
Whether your house floods when there are large rains or in the spring time when the snow melts or you have cracks in your foundation, you know this can be a real issue. Our team is here to help when you have any kind of basement flooding, sinking foundation, or bowed basement wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in the Apison area that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to implement a specialized solution for your problem that will keep your home properly protected. When we install a basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is critical that once you've seen a problem with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few additional problems that will happen along with these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you need our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in Apison with the BBB. Sooner or later, moisture in this area of your home is going to cause a lot of expensive damage and some serious problems. Moisture is no friend of wooden materials, and this includes support beams and floor joists. When these materials start to fall apart, so will your home. Moisture here will also cause mold and mildew to grow. Mold is a fungus that can make your home smell musty, and it can also lead to a variety of serious health problems for you and your family. 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 Apison, 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.
Advantages to 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
- Dry 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 property value
The health of your foundation is incredibly important. 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 like they should
- Cracks appear along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- Certain areas on the first floor of the home feel un-level
- Obvious 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.
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. 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. Installation can be done quickly, and in practically any kind of weather. 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 Services
When it comes to mold removal in Apison, we have you covered. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. 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. 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. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Apison area home, please take a few minutes to complete our online contact form. We thank you for your interest in our services, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.