Trusted Waterproofing Company in Dowelltown, TN
When your downstairs area experiences flooding during heavy rains or in the spring during the snow melt or you have large cracks along your foundation, you already know this can be a real problem. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to provide assistance when there is any type of basement water, sinking foundation, or bowed basement wall problem. We use methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in the Dowelltown area that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and design a specialized solution to that problem that will ensure your home is safe and protected. When our team implements 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 if you've found an issue with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you contact an experienced repair company. We recommend this due to there are a number of additional issues that can arise with these issues such as mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you need our basement waterproofing products to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair services 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 Professionals
You will need the help of a professional basement waterproofing contractor if you have noticed any water in this area below your home. Moisture here can cause a lot of problems, including expensive damage to your home's structural integrity. All of this moisture can cause wooden materials below the home to rot. This decaying wood will cause issues for your home's stability and strength over time. 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. 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.
Different Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Dowelltown 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.
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 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
- Dry 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
Your foundation is the building block of your home. 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. 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. 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.
Warning Signs of a Structural Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- Certain spots on the first floor of the home feel like they're sagging
- 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. 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.
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 fix the problem, we can install foundation piers next to the damaged wall(s). Installation can be done quickly, and in practically any kind of weather. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Testing Professionals
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Dowelltown 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. 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.
Make an Appointment
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Dowelltown area home, please take a few minutes to complete our online contact form. We truly appreciate your interest in our services, and we look forward to helping you get a dry, safe, and healthy home.