Crawl Space, Foundation, And Basement Services in Annapolis, MD
If you've excess water in your crawl space or basement after storms or in the springtime after the snow melts or you have a wall or floor crack in your foundation, then you know this is a potentially dangerous problem. Our team at Maryland Basement and Crawl Space Waterproofing is ready to assist you when there is any kind of basement flooding, foundation settlement, or bowed wall problems. We use foundation repair products that have been tested to keep your home safe and dry. Our experts in the Annapolis area are trained to identify issues in your crawl space and to provide you with a repair plan to repair the issue. We install waterproofing and mold control solutions for homeowners that are backed by years of industry experience.
If you've noticed a problem with your basement or crawl space it is important that you contact our experts. We say this because there are a number of issues that could be dangerous, including mold growth and foundation failure. If you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to stop water from damaging your home, foundation repair services to prevent foundation damage or crawl space services to prevent uneven floors, our experts are here to help you.
Professional Basement Waterproofing
Your basement is an important area in your home whether or not you are using it for storage or have it finished as a living space for your family. This means it is necessary that you keep the area dry. There are several areas that water can enter your home, because of this we offer several different repair products to help keep the water under control. The primary place where we find basement water leaks is where there are cracks in the foundation walls. These are usually in the concrete or at mortar joints between blocks. It can also occur with floor cracks and at the cove joint where the foundation walls and floor meet.
Regardless of the issue you are having we have products that will transport and remove water from your basement. If you have wall cracks, the first thing our experts will recommend is to have a wall crack repair product installed to stop the crack growth and water leak. If water is entering at the cove joint or other areas we can install a specialized waterproofing system to help remove the water. In some more extreme cases, we may recommend installing a sump pump system to help with the removal of water. Our experts have the basement waterproofing systems you need to keep your home dry.
Your Homes foundation is most likely one of the most important support structures of your home. Not only does it support the home itself but also the basement walls. If you have got foundation problems, they can show themselves as stair stepping cracks in blocks and horizontal cracks that run the length of the foundation or along the basement walls. Sometimes, you will see that the doors or windows will not open easily. You may also see a problem where the foundation walls have begun to press inward or bow. You may not think these problems are dangerous when you see them, however, they are all indicative of a sinking or settling foundation that should be checked out by one of our experts to determine if a repair needs to be installed.
Thankfully, many foundation issues stem from similar issues and our experts are very good at identifying these problems. Our Team can offer a foundation repair solution designed for your particular problem to permanently repair the foundation. If the issue is a sinking foundation, we can install a system of foundation piers to bring the home back to level. Depending on the extent of the damage and the location of the damage we can use either helical piers or push piers. Both are very strong and can stabilize your foundation. If you have got bowed basement walls, depending on how much the wall is bowing, we can install foundation wall anchors to pull the walls back to their original location and provide neededsupport.
Professional Crawl Space Solutions
In the Annapolis area, there are homes that were constructed with crawl space areas instead of basements. For many years crawl spaces were created with crawl space vents to the outside. These vents were intended help keep fresh air moving through the space and to keep it dry. Unfortunately, this is not what really happens, having these crawl space vents allows water to get in during storms. This water tends to stay in your crawl space resulting in the humidity level staying too high causing the growth of mold and mildew. Up to half of the air in your home enters through the crawl space, so having the space protected from the outside and controlling excess humidity will increase the overall air quality in your home.
Our team has been providing crawl space encapsulation since we opened our doors, and we know the most efficient way to close them off and control humidity. This is achieved using a process known as encapsulation which is the installation of a heavy duty line, sometimes accompanied by a sump pump to keep water out of your crawl space. Encapsulation will stop bugs and animals from getting into your crawl space as well allowing you to use it for storage. Water in your crawl space can also cause sagging floors. We can install a patented crawl space support system to stop sagging floors and support your home.