Local Basement Waterproofing Repair Contractors in the Pelham Area
When your crawl space experiences flooding during heavy rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are long cracks in the foundation, you already know there may be a serious issue. We are ready to assist when your home has any type of basement water, foundation settlement, or bowed foundation wall problem. We use time tested products and methods that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in Pelham that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and come up with a specific solution for your problem that will keep your home properly protected. When we install a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is critical that once you've seen a problem with the basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We recommend this because there are a number of additional problems that can accompany these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you require our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Contractor
We are an A+ certified basement waterproofing contractor in Pelham with the BBB. 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. The moisture can also trigger the growth of mold. Mold has been known to cause many different health problems in individuals of all ages. Prevent these issues by calling us at the first sign of moisture.
Different Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Pelham 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. We guarantee that you and your family will be 100% satisfied with our waterproofing products, and with their lifetime warranties!
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 of Having a Leak-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
- Space can be finished to add on extra usable living space to the home
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved property value
Structural Foundation Repair
The base of your home helps to keep it strong, stable, and supported. 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. With our many years of experience in the business, you can count on us to take care of your home's structure. 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.
Indications of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close like they should
- Cracks form along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- 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
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. When the earth absorbs moisture after a heavy rain, it will swell up. 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. We will need to figure out the cause of the problem and address it at the source. 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 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. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Remediation Services
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Pelham area home. A lot of homeowners don't realize how dangerous this fungus really is. 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. 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). 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.
Schedule a Consultation
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Pelham 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.