Trusted Foundation and Waterproofing Contractor Serving Hickman, TN
When your crawl space has excess water during extended rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you have large cracks along the foundation, you know there may be a serious issue. Our team is here to assist when you have any type of basement water, foundation settlement, or bowing foundation wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in Hickman that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to come up with a specialized solution to that problem that will ensure your home is safe and protected. When our team implements a basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of experience and trusted products.
It is critical that as soon as you see a problem with the crawl space, foundation, or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We recommend this as there are a number of additional problems that will arise with these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our professionals are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
A professional basement waterproofing contractor, such as Atlantis Waterproofing, will be able to help you with flooding and leaks below your home. Moisture here can cause a lot of problems, including expensive damage to your home's structural integrity. This water will eventually cause wooden supports to deteriorate under your home. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. What's more is that this moisture can lead to the growth of dangerous mold. Mold is a fungus that can make your home smell musty, and it can also lead to a variety of serious health problems 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.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Hickman 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.
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 Dry 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
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved home value
Your foundation is the building block of your home. 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. It doesn't matter what you think the problem is on your own, you are going to need to let an expert do the repair work for you.
Warning Signs 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 develop
- Certain spots 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 Solutions
When it comes to taking care of structural problems, we have many different systems we can provide.
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. 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. 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 Testing Services
Our team of professionals can provide you with experienced mold removal services for your Hickman area home. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners who don't understand how dangerous this fungus can be in their homes. It is important to get rid of it ASAP, however, since it can cause many different health problems for your family. 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. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Hickman 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.