Professional Crawl Space and Foundation Contractor Serving the East Ridge Area
Whether your crawl space has excess water after there are heavy rains or in the spring during the snow melt or you've got long cracks in the foundation, you already know there could be a real issue. We are ready to help when there is any type of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, 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 professionals in the East Ridge area that are trained to correctly evaluate your problem to come up with a specific solution to that problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When our team implements a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is strengthened by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that once you find an issue with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We recommend this as there are a number of additional problems that can accompany these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you require our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our professionals are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Contractor
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in East Ridge with the BBB. When you have water in your basement, it's going to lead to a lot of problems. All of this moisture can cause wooden materials below the home to rot. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. 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.
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.
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.
Benefits 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 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved property value
Structural Foundation Repair Services
The base of your home helps to keep it strong, stable, and supported. 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 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 form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks appear
- Certain spots 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.
Excessive hydrostatic pressure in the earth can cause this common issue. 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. Eventually, it will cause them to lean or bow into the home. To take care of this issue, our team will be able to install special wall anchors, braces, and support systems to strengthen the wall and keep it properly supported.
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 take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. Installation can be done quickly, and in practically any kind of weather. Eventually, the piers will be able to support the weight of your home and keep it from sinking any further into the earth.
Mold Remediation Services
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. 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.
Make an Appointment
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 thank you for your interest in our services, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.