Basement and Crawl Space Repair Services in Stevensville, MD
If you have excess water in your crawl space or basement after strong storms or in the after the snow from winter melts or you have a foundation wall crack, then you know this is a serious issue. Our team at American Basement Waterproofing, Crawl Space, & Mold Control is here to assist you when there is any kind of foundation settlement, basement waterproofing, or crawl space flooding problem. We use products that have been tested to keep your home safe. Our team in the Stevensville area are trained to properly identify issues in your crawl space or basement and to provide you with a customized repair soltion to resolve the issue. We install basement and crawl space solutions for homeowners that are backed by years of industry experience.
If seen a problem with your basement or crawl space it is important that you contact our experts. We say this because there are a variety of issues that could be harmful, including mold, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. 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.
Your basement is an important area in your home whether 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 and that any excess humidity and flooding are controlled. There are a number of areas that water can enter your home, because of this we offer a number of different waterproofing solutions to help keep the water out of your basement. The most likely place where we find basement water leaks is where there are cracks in the foundation walls. These are usually in the concrete walls or mortar joints. It can also occur with floor cracks and at the cove joint where the foundation walls and floor meet.
Whatever the issue you are having we have products that will collect, transport, and remove water from your basement. If you have wall cracks, one of the solutions 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 custom drainage 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 possibly 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 foundtion problems, they can show themselves as stair stepping cracks in blocks and horizontal cracks that run the length of the foundation walls. In addition to this, you will notice that the doors or windows will not open easily. You may also notice a problem where the foundation walls have begun to press inward or bow. You may not think these problems are dangerous when you observe them, however, they are all indicators of a sinking or setteleing foundation that should be checked out by a professional to determine if a repair needs to be installed.
Luckly, many foundation problems stem from common issues and our experts are very good at identifying these problems. We can offer a foundation repair solution designed for your particular problem to permanently repair and stabilize 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 where it is we can use either helical piers or push piers. Both are very strong and can stabilize your foundation. If you've noticed bowed basement walls, depending on how much the wall is leaning, we can install foundation wall anchors to pull the walls back to their original location and provide neededsupport.
Crawl Space Repair
In the Stevensville area, there are many homes that were built with crawl space areas instead of basements. For years they were created with open vents to the outside. These vents were created to help keep fresh air moving through the space and to keep it dry. Unfortunately, the opposite is what usually happens, having these open vents allows water to get in during rain and snow storms. This water tends to stay in your crawl space resulting in the humidity level staying too high causing mold growth. Up to half of the air entering 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.
American Basement Waterproofing, Crawl Space, & Mold Control 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. Moisture in your crawl space can also cause saggign floors. We can install a crawl space support system to stop sagging floors and support your home.
Contact Our Experts
If you would like more information about the solutions above, don't hesitate to fill out the form on our contact us page or give us a call at 410-934-1319 and schedule a meeting with a member of our team.