Expert Waterproofing Repair Contractors Serving East Ridge
It doesn't matter if your house experiences flooding after there are heavy rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you've got large cracks in your foundation, you already know this is a serious problem. Our experts are ready to assist when your home has any kind of basement flooding, foundation settlement, or bowing foundation 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 experts in the East Ridge area that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and create a specific solution for your problem that will ensure your home is safe and protected. When our team installs a basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that as soon as you've found a problem with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you get in touch with a trusted repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that can happen along with these issues including mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you're in need of our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our experts are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Contractor
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in East Ridge 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. Moisture is no friend of wooden materials, and this includes support beams and floor joists. 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 typically dark green or black in color, and it can create a lot of headaches, quite literally, for you and your family. 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 East Ridge, 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.
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.
Advantages to Having a Moisture-Free Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- No more mold or mildew
- No water damage 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Better home value
Structural Foundation Repair Contractors
The base of your home helps to keep it strong, stable, and supported. 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. 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.
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 areas on the first floor of the home feel like they're sagging
- 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.
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.
A crack in your foundation could be a warning sign of a larger structural problem, such as 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 fix the problem, we can install foundation piers next to the damaged wall(s). 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 Professionals
Our team of professionals can provide you with experienced mold removal services for your East Ridge area home. 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. 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 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.
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your East Ridge 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.