Expert Foundation and Waterproofing Repair Company in the Madison Area
If your building floods during large rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or you've got long cracks along the foundation, you already know this is a serious issue. We are here to provide assistance when you have any kind of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowed foundation wall problem. We use methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in Madison that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and come up with a unique solution for your problem that will ensure your home is properly protected. When we install a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that as soon as you've seen an issue with the craw space, basement, or foundation that you get in touch with a trusted repair company. We say this as there are some additional problems that will arise with these issues including mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you need our basement waterproofing products to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair services to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Experts
A professional basement waterproofing contractor, such as Atlantis Waterproofing, will be able to help you with flooding and leaks 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. This water will eventually cause wooden supports to deteriorate under your home. This decaying wood will cause issues for your home's stability and strength over time. 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. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Madison 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.
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 to Having a Dry Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold or mildew
- No more nasty water stains 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
- Better property value
Structural Foundation Repair Contractors
The base of your home helps to keep it strong, stable, and supported. This is the reason why you will need to be sure you are working with an experienced and knowledgeable foundation repair contractor when you see wall cracks, sinking floors, bowing walls, etc. 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 how minor or severe you think the foundation problem is, you still need to get it checked out immediately before it leads to even more damage to your home's structural integrity.
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 appear
- 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, bowed walls appear in the basement
- Cracks appear in the basement floor
Our Foundation Systems
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. 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.
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). Installation can be done quickly, and in practically any kind of weather. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Remediation Services
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Madison area home. 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. Also, this fungus has been known to make a home smell very musty and unwelcoming.
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). 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. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
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.