Trusted Basement Waterproofing Repair Contractors Serving the Sequatchie Area
It doesn't matter if your downstairs area experiences flooding when there are extended rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you have cracks in the foundation, you already know there could be a real issue. Atlantis Waterproofing is here to provide assistance when there is any kind of crawl space flooding, foundation settlement, or bowing basement wall problem. Our team uses methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in Sequatchie that are trained to correctly investigate your home and evaluate your problem and implement a specific solution to that problem that will ensure your home is properly repaired. When our team installs a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is supported by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is very important that if you've seen a problem with the craw space, basement, or foundation that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this as there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that can happen along with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you're in need of our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to control humidity below the home, our team is 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. Moisture here can cause a lot of problems, including expensive damage to your home's structural integrity. Water in the basement can cause wooden materials, including support beams and floor joists to warp, rot, and decay. When these materials start to fall apart, so will your 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.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Sequatchie, 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.
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 Moisture-Free Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- No more mold or mildew
- No water damage 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Increased home value
Structural Foundation Repair
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. 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.
Warning Signs of a Foundation Problem:
- Windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they once did
- Cracks appear along window and door frames
- Interior and exterior cracks show up
- Certain spots 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
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. 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. Eventually, it will cause them to lean or bow into the home. 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 is another common structural problem seen on homes all over the region. To fix the problem, we can install foundation piers next to the damaged wall(s). 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 Remediation Services
We have many years of experience handling mold removal in Sequatchie area homes. 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. What's more is that this fungus can make your entire home smell very musty, similar to dirty gym socks.
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. We will also be sure to clean off surfaces to get rid of the nasty mold that is already growing.
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