Professional Waterproofing and Foundation Repair Company Serving Whiteside
If your crawl space has excess water during heavy rains or when the snow is melting in the spring or there are cracks in the foundation, you already know there may be a serious problem. We are here to help when your home has any type of basement water, sinking foundation, or bowing basement wall problem. Our team uses products that we've tested and methods that we've perfected over the years that our team stands behind. We have a team of professionals in the Whiteside area 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 safe and protected. When our team installs a waterproofing system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of experience and trusted products.
It is very important that as soon as you find an issue with your basement, foundation, or crawl space that you contact a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are a number of additional problems that can happen along with these issues such as mildew, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you require our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, our experts are here to help you.
Basement Waterproofing Experts
A professional basement waterproofing contractor, such as Atlantis Waterproofing, will be able to help you with flooding and leaks below your home. Moisture here can cause a lot of problems, including expensive damage to your home's structural integrity. This water will eventually cause wooden supports to deteriorate under your home. If these materials are brittle and crumbling, it's going to cause a lot of problems for the structural integrity of your entire home. The moisture can also trigger the growth of mold. Mold is a fungus that can make your home smell musty, and it can also lead to a variety of serious health problems for you and your family. Avoid these problems entirely by getting your leaks taken care of immediately by professionals in the business who have the experience and supplies needed to get the job done right, and done right the first time.
Basement Waterproofing Systems
We have a variety of waterproofing solutions that we can provide for Whiteside area homeowners. We will track down the cause of the leak(s), and make sure that they are properly deal with so you never have to deal with them again after a heavy rain, or when you have melting snow on your lawn.
Inside of your home, we can install drainage systems, sump pumps, battery backup units, and dehumidifiers for humidity control. All of our waterproofing systems come with a lifetime warranty, so you can rest assured knowing that the products we install in your home are going to be effective at taking care of the problem for the long haul.
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 to Having a Dry Basement
Listed here are some of the advantages to making sure that your basement doesn't leak:
- No more mold or mildew
- 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
- Improved indoor air quality
- Improved structural integrity for the home
- Improved property value
Foundation Repair Services
The foundation of your home is one of the most important features on the entire house. 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. Customers in the area turn to us whenever they need help with structural problems of all types, sizes, and varieties. 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 Structural 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 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 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. This puts a lot of pressure on your basement walls. Ultimately, it will cause them to bend or bow into the basement environment. 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. Our team of experts will be able to determine the cause of the crack and get it dealt with so it doesn't cause more problems. This crack will also need to be sealed so that moisture can't seep inside.
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
Atlantis Waterproofing can provide you with professional mold removal services for your Whiteside 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. What's more is that this fungus can make your entire home smell very musty, similar to dirty gym socks.
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 make sure that the problem doesn't happen again, we can install our waterproofing and encapsulation systems to make sure there can't be any moisture or humidity. Our team will also be sure that surfaces are properly cleaned off and bleached so that no mold residue remains.
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