Expert Waterproofing Contractors Serving the Bakewell Area
If your crawl space floods after there are heavy rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you've got long cracks along your foundation, you already know this is a serious problem. Our experts are here to assist when you have any kind of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowing foundation wall problem. We use methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in Bakewell that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and come up with a specialized solution for your problem that will keep your home properly protected. When our team implements a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that if you've seen a problem with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this because there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that will arise with these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you're needing our basement waterproofing products to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair services to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, our professionals are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in Bakewell with the BBB. It's no surprise that water in your basement will inevitably trigger a lot of damage if left untreated for too long. Water in the basement can cause wooden materials, including support beams and floor joists to warp, rot, and decay. 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 is typically dark green or black in color, and it can create a lot of headaches, quite literally, 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.
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Bakewell 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.
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 Dry Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold or mildew
- 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
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved home value
Structural Foundation Repair Contractors
Your foundation is the building block of your home. 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. With our many years of experience in the business, you can count on us to take care of your home's structure. Regardless of whether the problem seems "minor" or not, you still must get your home's base inspected thoroughly by a trained and knowledgeable professional, such as those from Atlantis Waterproofing.
Warning Signs 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 appear
- Certain spots on the first floor of the home feel un-level
- 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.
Excessive hydrostatic pressure in the earth can cause this common issue. 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.
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.
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 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 Remediation Services
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Bakewell area home. Sadly, there are many people who don't fully understand the dangers of having this fungus growing in their homes. It is important to get rid of it ASAP, however, since it can cause many different health problems for your family. What's more is that this fungus can make your entire home smell very musty, similar to dirty gym socks.
Causes of Mold Growth
This fungus needs three things to live, which are excessive humidity, water, and organic materials to feed off of. Typically speaking, these three things are found inside of a basement or crawl space environment. 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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