Expert Basement Waterproofing Contractors Serving Monteagle
If you've noticed your basement floods after there are heavy rains or in the spring during the snow melt or you've got large cracks in your foundation, you know there could be a real problem. Atlantis Waterproofing is here to provide assistance when you've got any kind of basement or crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or bowing foundation wall problem. Our team uses methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in Monteagle that are trained to properly evaluate your problem to create a specific solution for your problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team installs a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that as soon as you've found an issue with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this as there are some potentially dangerous problems that can happen along with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you need our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair products to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, 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. All of this moisture can cause wooden materials below the home to rot. This decaying wood will cause issues for your home's stability and strength over time. The moisture can also trigger the growth of 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.
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Monteagle, 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. 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.
Advantages to Having a Moisture-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold or mildew
- 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 property value
Structural Foundation Repair Services
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. 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 as easily as they once did
- Cracks show up along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks appear
- 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, 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. 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. Ultimately, it will cause them to bend or bow into the basement environment. 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. 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). 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 Removal Services
We have many years of experience handling mold removal in Monteagle area homes. Sadly, there are many people who don't fully understand the dangers of having this fungus growing 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 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.
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.