Trusted Foundation and Waterproofing Repair Company in Old Hickory, TN
Whether your downstairs area floods after there are extended rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you've got long cracks along your foundation, you already know there could be a real issue. Our team is ready to provide assistance when your home has any type of basement flooding, sinking foundation, or bowing basement wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that our team stands behind. We have a team of experts in the Old Hickory area that are trained to properly evaluate your problem and come up with a specialized solution to that problem that will ensure your home is safe and protected. When we install a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is critical that if you've found a problem with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this because there are some additional problems that can happen along with these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you're needing our basement waterproofing products to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to control water in the crawl space, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Experts
You will need the help of a professional basement waterproofing contractor if you have noticed any water in this area below your home. Moisture here can cause a lot of problems, including expensive damage to your home's structural integrity. Moisture is no friend of wooden materials, and this includes support beams and floor joists. These materials are partially responsible for holding up the weight of your home; so it is important that these materials are strong and durable. The moisture can also trigger the growth of 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. 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.
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Old Hickory, 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
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
- Dry place to store boxes and personal belongings
- Space 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
Foundation Repair Contractors
Your foundation is the building block of your home. 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 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 as easily as they once did
- Cracks form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks develop
- Certain areas on the first floor of the home feel un-level
- 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
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. The soil around your foundation swells up whenever it rains, or when there is melting snow on your lawn. 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 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.
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 take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. 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 and Removal Professionals
We have many years of experience handling mold removal in Old Hickory area homes. Sadly, there are many people who don't fully understand the dangers of having this fungus growing in their homes. 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. More times than not, these three "ingredients" are found inside of a basement or crawl space environment which aren't waterproofed or sealed. 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. Our team will also be sure that surfaces are properly cleaned off and bleached so that no mold residue remains.
Schedule a Consultation
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Old Hickory 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.