Local Waterproofing Contractor Serving Fountain City
If you've noticed your home floods after there are large rains or in the spring during the snow melt or there are cracks along the foundation, you already know this is a serious problem. Our team is ready to help when your home has any kind of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowed foundation wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in the Fountain City area that are trained to properly evaluate your problem and come up with a specialized solution to that problem that will keep your home properly repaired. When our team installs a crawl space or basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is strengthened by years of experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that if you've found an issue with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this because there are quite a few additional problems that will happen along with these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you're in need of our basement waterproofing services to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in Fountain City 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. 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 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.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Fountain City, 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. We guarantee that you and your family will be 100% satisfied with our waterproofing products, and with their lifetime warranties!
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 of Having a Moisture-Free Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- No more mold growth
- 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
- Improved home value
Foundation Repair Contractors
The health of your foundation is incredibly important. 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 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.
Warning Signs of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close like they should
- Cracks show up along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks appear
- 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 Systems
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. 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. 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 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. 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
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Fountain City 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. 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. 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. Our team will also be sure that surfaces are properly cleaned off and bleached so that no mold residue remains.
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Fountain City 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.