Expert Waterproofing, Foundation, and Mold Repair Contractors Serving Sequatchie
If you've noticed your building has excess water when there are heavy rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you have cracks along the foundation, you know this can be a real issue. Atlantis Waterproofing is here to help when you've got any kind of basement flooding, foundation settlement, or bowing basement wall problem. We use methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of professionals in Sequatchie that are trained to properly investigate your home and evaluate your problem to design a specific solution to that problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When we install a crawl space or basement waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that if you've seen an issue with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this as there are quite a few additional problems that will arise with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you're in need of our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
Our basement waterproofing contractor has years of experience taking care of all types of moisture problems under a Sequatchie 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. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. 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. 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 Sequatchie 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.
Benefits of 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
- Improved property value
Structural Foundation Repair Services
The health of your foundation is incredibly important. This is why you will need the help of a professional, trusted, and experienced foundation repair contractor if you have noticed wall cracks, floor cracks, bowing walls, or foundation settlement. 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.
Indications 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
When it comes to taking care of structural problems, we have many different systems we can provide.
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. Eventually, it will cause them to lean or bow into the home. To fix the problem, we can install wall anchors, wall braces, and wall supports to provide the extra strength needed to keep the walls in place and stable.
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. 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 and Removal Professionals
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Sequatchie area home. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners who don't understand how dangerous this fungus can be in their homes. 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
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.
For more information about our services, please feel free to fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly. We truly appreciate your interest in our services, and we look forward to helping you get a dry, safe, and healthy home.