Expert Waterproofing Repair Company in Chattanooga
When your crawl space floods during heavy rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you have large cracks in the foundation, you know there could be a real issue. Our experts are ready to assist when you've got any kind of crawl space water, sinking foundation, or bowed foundation wall problem. We use time tested products and methods that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in Chattanooga that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to implement a specific solution to that problem that will ensure your home is safe and protected. When our team implements a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of experience and trusted products.
It is critical that as soon as you find an issue with your foundation, crawl space or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We recommend this because there are some additional issues that can happen along with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. If you are in need of our basement waterproofing services 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 experts are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
Our basement waterproofing contractor has years of experience taking care of all types of moisture problems under a Chattanooga home. It's no surprise that water in your basement will inevitably trigger a lot of damage if left untreated for too long. This water will eventually cause wooden supports to deteriorate under your home. 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. 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 Chattanooga, Tennessee home. 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. We guarantee that you and your family will be 100% satisfied with our waterproofing products, and with their lifetime warranties!
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.
Benefits to Having a Moisture-Free 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
- Area can be finished to add on extra usable living space to the home
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Better property value
Structural Foundation Repair
The health of your foundation is incredibly important. 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. With our many years of experience in the business, you can count on us to take care of your home's structure. 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.
Indications of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close like they should
- Cracks form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks develop
- 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
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. All of this moisture will put a lot of force on your foundation 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. 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. 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 Services
Our team of professionals can provide you with experienced mold removal services for your Chattanooga 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. What's more is that this fungus can make your entire home smell very musty, similar to dirty gym socks.
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). 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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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.