Expert Crawl Space and Foundation Repair Company Serving Pleasant Shade, TN
It doesn't matter if your house experiences flooding during large rains or as the snow melts in the spring time or there are large cracks along the foundation, you know there may be a serious issue. We are here to provide assistance when you have any kind of basement flooding, foundation settlement, or bowing basement wall problem. Our team uses time tested products and methods that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in Pleasant Shade that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to create a unique solution for your problem that will keep your home properly protected. When we install a basement or crawl space waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that if you find an issue with the crawl space, foundation, or basement that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this because there are quite a few additional problems that can accompany these issues such as mildew, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you're needing our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to prevent your home from sinking, 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. These materials are partially responsible for holding up the weight of your home; so it is important that these materials are strong and durable. Moisture here will also cause mold and mildew to grow. 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.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Pleasant Shade 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!
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 Leak-Free Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold growth
- 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
- Improved home value
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. 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. 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.
Warning Signs of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close like they should
- Cracks show up along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- 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, 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.
Excessive hydrostatic pressure in the earth can cause this common issue. 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.
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. 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 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. The weight of your home can be shifted off of the weakened foundation and onto the piers themselves.
Mold Testing Services
When it comes to mold removal in Pleasant Shade, we have you covered. 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. 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. Typically speaking, these three things are found inside of a basement or crawl space environment. To take care of the problem, we can install waterproofing and encapsulation systems that will take care of the problem once and for all. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
Get in Touch With Us
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Pleasant Shade 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.