Professional Crawl Space and Foundation Company Serving the Sparta Area
If you've noticed your crawl space has excess water after there are large rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or you've got large cracks in your foundation, you already know this is a serious issue. Atlantis Waterproofing is ready to provide assistance when you've got any type of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowing basement wall problem. Our team uses methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in the Sparta area that are trained to properly evaluate your problem to come up with a specialized solution to that problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When our team installs a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is strengthened by years of industry experience and trusted products.
It is crucial that if you've found an issue with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this as there are a number of additional issues that can accompany these issues such as mildew, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. If you need our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, crawl space services to control water in the crawl space, our team is here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Professionals
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. These materials are partially responsible for holding up the weight of your home; so it is important that these materials are strong and durable. 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.
Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Systems
Our experts will be able to determine which kind of waterproofing system will be best for your Sparta, 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.
Benefits to Having a Leak-Free Basement
Below are some benefits to having a safe and healthy basement:
- 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
Your foundation is the building block of your home. 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. Regardless of how minor or severe you think the foundation problem is, you still need to get it checked out immediately before it leads to even more damage to your home's structural integrity.
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 develop
- Certain spots on the first floor of the home feel un-level
- Noticeable 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. 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. 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 fix the problem, we can install foundation piers next to the damaged wall(s). 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 Remediation Services
When it comes to mold removal in Sparta, 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. 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
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.
Schedule an Appointment
To learn more about our services and what we can do for you and your Sparta 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.