Trusted Crawl Space and Foundation Company in Hixson
Whether your building experiences flooding after there are heavy rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or there are long cracks in the foundation, you know there could be a real issue. We are ready to assist when you've got any kind of basement or crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or bowing foundation wall problem. We use products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in Hixson that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and create a specific solution for your problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When our team implements 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 see an issue with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that will arise with these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. No matter if you're in need of our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair services to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to control humidity below the home, our team is 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. It's no surprise that water in your basement will inevitably trigger a lot of damage if left untreated for too long. This water will eventually cause wooden supports to deteriorate under your home. 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 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. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Hixson, 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.
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 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
- 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
- Improved home value
Foundation Repair Contractors
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. 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 as easily as they once did
- Cracks show up 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
- 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. 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. 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.
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 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 Professionals
When it comes to mold removal in Hixson, we have you covered. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. 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. Additionally, this dark green or black fungus can make your entire home smell very musty and un-welcoming. This can really take away from the natural charm and appeal of your home.
Causes of Mold Growth
When it comes to the growth and survival of this fungus, it is going to need only three things to live, which are water, organic materials to feed off of, and excessive humidity (moisture in the air). 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. Our team will also be sure that surfaces are properly cleaned off and bleached so that no mold residue remains.
For more information about our services, please feel free to fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly. We thank you for your interest in our services, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.