Local Foundation and Waterproofing Repair Contractors in the Auburntown Area
When your downstairs area floods when there are large rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are long cracks along your foundation, you know there could be a real problem. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to assist when there is any kind of basement or crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or buckling foundation wall problem. Our team uses methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in the Auburntown area that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and create a unique solution for your problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When our team installs a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of experience and trusted products.
It is very important that once you find an issue with the craw space, basement, or foundation that you reach out to a trusted repair company. We say this due to there are some additional issues that can arise with these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you're needing our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, 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. Sooner or later, moisture in this area of your home is going to cause a lot of expensive damage and some serious problems. All of this moisture can cause wooden materials below the home to rot. 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 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. 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.
Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Auburntown 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.
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
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
- Dry 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 foundation of your home is one of the most important features on the entire house. This is why you will need the help of a professional, trusted, and experienced foundation repair contractor if you have noticed wall cracks, floor cracks, bowing walls, or foundation settlement. 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.
Indications of a Foundation 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 show up
- Certain spots on the first floor of the home feel un-level
- 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
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 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.
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 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. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Testing and Remediation Services
When it comes to mold removal in Auburntown, we have you covered. 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. 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. 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.
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.