Professional Basement Waterproofing Contractor Serving Elmwood, TN
If your house experiences flooding when there are extended rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are large cracks in the foundation, you know this can be a real issue. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to provide assistance when you've got any type of basement water, sinking foundation, or buckling basement wall problem. We use 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 Elmwood that are trained to properly evaluate your problem and implement a unique solution to that problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When we install a crawl space or basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of experience and trusted products.
It is critical that once you see an issue with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We recommend this as there are some potentially dangerous problems that will accompany these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even permanent foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you're needing our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our experts are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Contractor
A professional basement waterproofing contractor, such as Atlantis Waterproofing, will be able to help you with flooding and leaks 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. All of this moisture can cause wooden materials below the home to rot. When these materials start to fall apart, so will your home. 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
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Elmwood area homeowners. 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 of 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
- Space can be finished to add on extra usable living space to the home
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved home value
Your foundation is the building block of your home. We are trusted and proven certified foundation repair contractor who is here to help you with all of your structural problems. Customers in the area turn to us whenever they need help with structural problems of all types, sizes, and varieties. 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 as easily as they once did
- Cracks form 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 Systems
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. 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. 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.
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.
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 is another common structural problem seen on homes all over the region. 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. Eventually, the piers will be able to support the weight of your home and keep it from sinking any further into the earth.
Mold Removal Professionals
When it comes to mold removal in Elmwood, we have you covered. 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
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). 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.
Schedule an Appointment
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Elmwood 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.