TRUSTED WATERPROOFING AND FOUNDATION SERVICES IN RED OAK, IA
Whether you have a flooded crawl space after a big rain or during the spring thaw if you've noticed a crack in your basement wall beginning to form, our team is here to help. CLS Foundation Repair & Waterproofing has a team of trained employees who are able to take a look at the flooding or cracks your home and after the inspection, help you come up with the ideal options to fix the issue once and for all and even prevent the problems from coming back. Our experts services the entire Red Oak area.
It is crucial that if you find a problem with your crawl space, foundation, or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We say this because there are a number of potentially dangerous problems that can arise with these issues such as mildew, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, or crawl space services to prevent unnecessary damage under your home, or even our bowed foundation wall repair services to fix your buckling foundation walls, our experts are here to help you.
If you've seen stagnant water in the basement following a large rain, this is not good. When this water stays around, it can keep you from being able to store items in the basement and even keep you from using that space as another room. Excess water and humidity also has the ability cause the growth of mildew and mold which can in the future be responsible for life threatening health problems. If you've got standing water in your basement, you should reach out to us so one of our experts can determine the cause of the water and help come up with a basement waterproofing system which can control water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from happening. This can also stop the growth of mold as well as make it so you can finally be able to turn the basement into usable storage space, a media room, or even an extra bedroom.
BOWED WALL REPAIR
Buckling basement or foundation walls are a minor problem that can very quickly turn into one that is much more serious. The purpose of your basement walls is to both keep the soil out and hold up the home above. When the foundation walls are pushing inward, this is an indicator that they may not be able to support the building much more. If the buckling continues to increase, it is possible the walls could collapse and result in a very expensive replacement or rebuilding of the foundation wall in that location. In some of the worst cases, the building could collapse. To fix bowed foundation walls, CLS uses a system of specially designed wall anchors to pull the wall back into place and permanently prevent it from buckling any more. These anchors can be installed quickly and can straighten the bowing foundation wall once installed. Once the wall has been repaired, the chances of it bucking are very low.
If you have a a crawl space, it is probably an area that you only go into when there is a noticeable problem. This is due to the fact that they are usually improperly closed off and are regularly unkempt, dangerous, and can have critters inhabiting them. Crawl spaces are notorious for having excess moisture issues that can cause problems with the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our team knows an ideal way to control problems in this area is to install an encapsulation system and seal them off from the exterior. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity in addition to controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If your floors above the crawl space are sagging, we will install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize the floor joists and level the sagging floor. To further prevent extra moisture, we will install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the excess humidity and prevent mold growth.
FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT REPAIR
If there are cracks in the foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of the window or doors, this is a sign that there is a problem with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. One of the other signs could be the doors or windows are difficult to open or close or even sticking when opening them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Red Oak area due to the moisture levels of the soil fluctuates throughout the year. These issues are also caused by inadequate compaction during original construction of the home. Our team can install a system of piers under your home which will shift the weight of your home to the piers and keep the home from sinking or settling in the future.
If your home has any type of crawl space issue, please do not hesitate to head over to our contact us page.