Local Waterproofing, Foundation, and Mold Contractors in Old Hickory
If you've noticed your house experiences flooding when there are heavy rains or in the spring time when the snow melts or you've got large cracks along your foundation, you know this can be a real issue. Our experts are here to assist when you have any kind of basement or crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowing basement wall problem. We use products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in the Old Hickory area that are trained to correctly evaluate your problem to create a specialized solution for your problem that will ensure your home is properly protected. When we install a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that once you've found an issue with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you reach out to a trusted repair company. We say this as there are quite a few additional problems that will arise with these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. No matter if you need our basement waterproofing products to protect your home, foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, crawl space services to control mildew growth in the crawl space, our experts are 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. When you have water in your basement, it's going to lead to a lot of problems. Water in the basement can cause wooden materials, including support beams and floor joists to warp, rot, and decay. 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. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
Basement Waterproofing Systems
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. 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.
On the outside of your family's home, we can take care of poor lawn grading and drainage issues by installing French drains, and we can also install the exterior waterproofing membrane on your foundation walls in case they are cracked from the outside.
Advantages 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
- Safe 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 home value
Your foundation is the building block of your home. We are trusted and proven certified foundation repair contractor who is here to help you with all of your structural problems. With our many years of experience in the business, you can count on us to take care of your home's structure. It doesn't matter what you think the problem is on your own, you are going to need to let an expert do the repair work for you.
Indications 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 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 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. Ultimately, it will cause them to bend or bow into the basement environment. 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.
A crack in your foundation could be a warning sign of a larger structural problem, such as 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.
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 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 take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. Installation can be done quickly, and in practically any kind of weather. 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 Remediation Services
Our team of professionals can provide you with experienced mold removal services for your Old Hickory 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. 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
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 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.
Find Out More
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 thank you for your interest in our services, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.