Trusted Foundation and Waterproofing Contractors Serving the Guild Area
Whether your house experiences flooding after there are extended rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you've got long cracks in the foundation, you know this can be a real issue. Our experts are here to provide assistance when your home has any kind of crawl space water, sinking foundation, or bowing basement 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 experts in the Guild area that are trained to correctly evaluate your problem to implement a specific solution to that problem that will keep your home properly protected. When our team implements a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is strengthened by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that once you've seen a problem with the craw space, basement, or foundation that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this as there are some potentially dangerous problems that will accompany these issues such as mildew, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. If you are needing our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our experts are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
You will need the help of a professional basement waterproofing contractor if you have noticed any water in this area 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. Moisture is no friend of wooden materials, and this includes support beams and floor joists. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. Moisture here will also cause mold and mildew to grow. Mold has been known to cause many different health problems in individuals of all ages. 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 Guild 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.
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.
Benefits 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
- Area can be finished to add on extra usable living space to the home
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Better home value
Structural Foundation Repair Contractors
The base of your home helps to keep it strong, stable, and supported. We are the perfect foundation repair contractor for you if you need help with leaning walls, tilting chimneys, floor cracks, and so on. 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 Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks show up along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks appear
- Certain areas 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 Solutions
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. When the earth absorbs moisture after a heavy rain, it will swell up. 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. 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 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. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Removal Professionals
Our team of professionals can provide you with experienced mold removal services for your Guild area home. Sadly, there are many people who don't fully understand the dangers of having this fungus growing 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. 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.
Schedule a Consultation
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Guild 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.