Waterproofing and Foundation Services in Persia, Iowa
If you've got a damp basement after a big rain or during the spring thaw if you've got a crack in your basement wall that is growing, our team is here to help. CLS Foundation Repair & Waterproofing is a team of trained employees who are able to make a proper evaluation of the flooding or cracks you're having and then help you design the optimal method to fix the problem for good and even keep the issue from returning. Our team services the entire Persia area.
It is crucial that as soon as you've found a problem with your crawl space, foundation, or basement that you contact a trusted repair company. We recommend this as there are quite a few additional problems that can happen along with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you require our basement waterproofing services to stop water damaging your home, foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, or crawl space services to control humidity below the home, or even our bowing basement wall repair services to fix your bowing basement walls, our experts are here to help you.
When there is water in the basement following a heavy rain, this is not good. When this water is present, it can prevent you from having the ability to store items in the area and even keep you from fully using the area. Excess water and humidity will eventually harbor mold and mildew which can be a cause of dangerous health problems. If there is standing water in your basement, you should get in touch with us so one of our experts can evaluate the flooding and help create a basement waterproofing system which can prevent water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from happening. This system can also prevent the growth of mold and also make it so you can be able to turn the basement into usable storage space, a second family room, or even an additional bedroom.
Bowed Wall Repair
Bowing basement or foundation walls are a problem that can rapidly become very serious. Your basement walls job is to both keep the soil out and hold up the home above. When the basement walls are pressing inward, this is an indicator that they may not be able to support the building much more. If the buckling keeps happening, it is possible the walls could collapse and may even require you to rebuild or replace the basement wall in that area. In some of the worst cases, the building could collapse. To repair bowing basement walls, our team uses a system of wall anchors to bring the wall back into place and prevent it from bowing again. The anchors can be professionally installed in a day and can straighten the bowing basement wall the same day. Once the wall has been straightened, the chances of it bucking are very low.
If you have a a crawl space, it is probably an area that you will only go into when there is a noticeable problem. This is due to the fact that they are usually poorly sealed off and are regularly unkempt, grimy, and can even have critters living in them. Crawl spaces are known for having humidity problems that can cause damage to the floor joists and even enable mold to grow. Our team knows one of the best ways to control problems in this area is to encapsulate them and close them off from the exterior. This will control unnecessary moisture and humidity as well as controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If you've got sagging floors above the crawl space, we will install a series of jacks to lift and stabilize them and correct the sinking floor. To further control excess moisture, we will install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent mold growth.
Foundation Settlement Repair
If you've seen cracks in the foundation or if you've seen them at the corners of your window frames or door frames, this is an indicator that there is a problem with the foundation and you may require foundation repair. An additional sign could be the doors or windows are difficult to open or close or even sticking when closing them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Persia area as the moisture levels of the soil fluctuates during the year. These issues are occasionally caused by poor compaction while the home was being built. Our team can install a system of piers under your foundation that will shift the weight of the home to the piers and keep the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.
If you have has any type of foundation settlement issue, please don't hesitate to visit our contact us page or, you can fill out the form below to set up a free estimate for any of our services.