Local Foundation and Waterproofing Contractor in Goodlettsville, TN
If you've noticed your downstairs area floods when there are heavy rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are cracks along your foundation, you know there may be a serious problem. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to help when your home has any type of crawl space water, foundation settlement, or bowed basement wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in the Goodlettsville area that are trained to correctly evaluate your problem to implement a unique solution to that problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team installs a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that as soon as you've found an issue with the craw space, basement, or foundation that you contact a trusted repair company. We recommend this because there are some additional problems that will accompany these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing services to prevent water damage in your home, foundation repair products to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, our professionals 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. 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. These materials are partially responsible for holding up the weight of your home; so it is important that these materials are strong and durable. 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.
Different Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Goodlettsville 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.
On the inside of your basement, we can install sump pumps with battery backups, dehumidifiers, and drainage systems which will connect to the sumps. 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 Leak-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
- 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
- Increased property 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. 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 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 form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- 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, bowing 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. Ultimately, it will cause them to bend or bow into the basement environment. 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. We will need to figure out the cause of the problem and address it at the source. This crack will also need to be sealed so that moisture can't seep inside.
These cracks typically do not pose a problem for the structural integrity of a home, but they still need to be filled in and sealed to prevent moisture from seeping in through the ground and causing damage.
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 Testing Services
We have many years of experience handling mold removal in Goodlettsville area homes. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners who don't understand how dangerous this fungus can be 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. Also, this fungus has been known to make a home smell very musty and unwelcoming.
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 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 Goodlettsville 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.