Expert Waterproofing, Foundation, and Mold Repair Contractor Serving Millersville
Whether your crawl space experiences flooding after there are extended rains or in the spring during the snow melt or there are cracks along your foundation, you already know there could be a real problem. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to provide assistance when there is any kind of basement water, sinking foundation, or buckling basement wall problem. We use methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in the Millersville area that are trained to correctly evaluate your problem and create a unique solution to that problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team installs a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that as soon as you see a problem with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that will happen along with these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you require our basement waterproofing products to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, 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. Sooner or later, moisture in this area of your home is going to cause a lot of expensive damage and some serious problems. Water in the basement can cause wooden materials, including support beams and floor joists to warp, rot, and decay. 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. You are able to protect your home against serious damage by getting in touch with our professionals ASAP when you see water under your home.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Millersville 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. 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 Moisture-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
- 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
- Better property value
Structural Foundation Repair Services
The health of your foundation is incredibly important. 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. 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.
Warning Signs of a Structural 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 un-level
- 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 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. The soil around your foundation swells up whenever it rains, or when there is melting snow on your lawn. This puts a lot of pressure on your basement walls. Eventually, it will cause them to lean or bow into the home. 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. 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). 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
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Millersville 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. 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.
Find Out More
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Millersville 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.