Professional Basement Waterproofing Repair Contractor Serving Chickamauga, TN
When your downstairs area has excess water when there are heavy rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you've got cracks along the foundation, you already know there could be a real issue. Our team is here to assist when there is any kind of basement water, sinking foundation, or bowed basement wall problem. Our team uses products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in Chickamauga that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to create a unique solution to that problem that will keep your home properly repaired. When we install a basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that as soon as you see a problem with the crawl space, foundation, or basement that you contact a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are a number of potentially dangerous problems that will arise with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to prevent water damage in your home, foundation repair services to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to control humidity below the home, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Experts
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. 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 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. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Chickamauga, 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. 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.
Advantages to Having a Moisture-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold growth
- No water damage 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
- Increased property value
Foundation Repair Contractors
The foundation of your home is one of the most important features on the entire house. 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 Structural Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks show up 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
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. 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. 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.
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 Removal Professionals
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Chickamauga area home. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. 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. 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 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. Our team will also be sure that surfaces are properly cleaned off and bleached so that no mold residue remains.
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Chickamauga 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.