Local Waterproofing and Foundation Contractor in Lakesite, TN
When your crawl space floods during heavy rains or in the spring during the snow melt or you have large cracks in the foundation, you already know there could be a real issue. We are ready to help when your home has any kind of crawl space water, sinking foundation, or bowed 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 professionals in the Lakesite area that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and create a specialized solution to that problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When our team installs a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is strengthened by years of experience and trusted products.
It is critical that once you've seen an issue with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous problems that can accompany these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you require our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair services to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our team is 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. 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 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.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Lakesite area homeowners. 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.
On the inside of your basement, we can install sump pumps with battery backups, dehumidifiers, and drainage systems which will connect to the sumps. We guarantee that you and your family will be 100% satisfied with our waterproofing products, and with their lifetime warranties!
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 Moisture-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- 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
- Better indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Increased home value
Structural Foundation Repair
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. 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 Structural Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks develop
- 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, bowing 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. 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. 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. 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 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. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Testing and Remediation Services
We have many years of experience handling mold removal in Lakesite area homes. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. 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. 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. 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. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
Get in Touch With Us
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 truly appreciate your interest in our services, and we look forward to helping you get a dry, safe, and healthy home.