Expert Crawl Space and Foundation Contractors in the Elmwood Area
Whether your house has excess water during large rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are cracks in your foundation, you know there may be a serious issue. Our experts are here to provide assistance when there is any kind of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowing basement wall problem. Our team uses methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in the Elmwood area that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to create a specialized solution for your problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team implements a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of experience and trusted products.
It is very important that once you find a problem with your foundation, crawl space or basement that you reach out to a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are a number of additional problems that can happen along with these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you require our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Contractor
You will need the help of a professional basement waterproofing contractor if you have noticed any water in this area below your home. It's no surprise that water in your basement will inevitably trigger a lot of damage if left untreated for too long. 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. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
Basement Waterproofing Systems
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Elmwood, Tennessee home. 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.
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!
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.
Advantages of Having a Leak-Free Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- No more mold growth
- No more nasty water stains 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Better home value
Foundation Repair Services
The foundation of your home is one of the most important features on the entire house. 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 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.
Indications of a Structural Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks appear 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
When it comes to taking care of structural problems, we have many different systems we can provide.
Excessive hydrostatic pressure in the earth can cause this common issue. 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. Eventually, it will cause them to lean or bow into the home. 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. 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 take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. 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 Services
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. 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.
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