Professional Waterproofing Contractors Serving Old Hickory
Whether your downstairs area experiences flooding during extended rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are cracks along the foundation, you know there may be a serious issue. Our experts are ready to provide assistance when your home has any type of basement or crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or buckling foundation wall problem. We use products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in the Old Hickory area that are trained to properly evaluate your problem and design a unique solution to that problem that will keep your home properly repaired. 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 critical that if you've found a problem with your craw space, basement, or foundation that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this as there are quite a few additional issues that can happen along with these issues such as mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. No matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, crawl space services to control humidity below the home, our experts are 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. It's no surprise that water in your basement will inevitably trigger a lot of damage if left untreated for too long. Moisture is no friend of wooden materials, and this includes support beams and floor joists. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. 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.
Different Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Old Hickory 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.
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.
Benefits to Having a Dry Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- No more mold or mildew
- 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved home value
Structural Foundation Repair Services
The foundation of your home is one of the most important features on the entire house. 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. 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 Foundation 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
- 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.
Excessive hydrostatic pressure in the earth can cause this common issue. 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 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 take care of the issue, we will install foundation piers. 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 Testing and Removal Professionals
When it comes to mold removal in Old Hickory, we have you covered. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. It is important to get rid of it ASAP, however, since it can cause many different health problems for your family. 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 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.
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