Services in Elkhorn, Nebraska
Whether you have a damp crawl space after a intense rain or when snow is melting in the spring if you've got a crack in your foundation starting to grow, our team is here to help. CLS Foundation Repair & Waterproofing has a team of experienced professionals who are able to make a proper evaluation of the flooding or cracks your home after which we can assist you determine the ideal options to take care of the issues for good and even prevent the issue from coming back. CLS serves the entire Elkhorn area.
It is very important that if you've found an issue with your foundation, crawl space or basement that you get in touch with an experienced repair company. We recommend this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that will accompany these issues including black mold, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you are needing our basement waterproofing products to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to prevent your home from sinking, or crawl space services to control water in the crawl space, or even our bowing foundation wall repair services to repair your bowing foundation walls, our experts are here to help you.
When you've got water in your basement after a big rain, this is never good. If this water is present, it will keep you from being able to keep items in the basement and even stop you from using that space as another room. Excess water and humidity can ultimately harbor mold and mildew which can in the future be a cause of health problems. If you're noticing standing water in your basement, you should reach out to us so a member of our team can determine the cause of the leaking and help create a basement waterproofing solution which will control water coming in and prevent any additional problems from occurring. This will stop the growth of mold and also enable you to finally have the ability to turn the basement into viable storage space, a media room, or even an additional bedroom.
Bowed Wall Repair
Bowing foundation walls are a problem that can quickly get very serious. The foundations purpose is twofold; support the home and keep soil out of the basement. When the walls are pushing inward, this is a sign that they may be in danger of collapsing. If the buckling continues to get worse, it is possible the walls could collapse and result in a very expensive replacement or rebuilding of the basement wall in that area. The worst case scenario is the house could collapse. To repair bowing foundation walls, CLS uses a system of specially engineered wall anchors to bring the wall back into place and permanently prevent it from bowing again. The anchors can be expertly installed in a day and can straighten the bowing wall once installed. Once the wall has been straightened, the chances of it becoming a problem again are almost none.
If your home has a crawl space, it is likely a location that you will only worry about when there is a problem. This is due to the fact that they are generally improperly sealed and are regularly unkempt, dangerous, and can have critters inhabiting them. Crawl spaces are known for having excess moisture issues that can cause problems with the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our experts know one of the best ways to control issues in this area is to install an encapsulation system and seal them off from the exterior. This will control excess moisture and humidity as well as controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If you've got sagging floors above the crawl space, we can install a system of jacks to lift and stabilize them and restore the sagging floor. To further prevent extra moisture, we can install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent mold growth.
Foundation Settlement Repair
If there are cracks in your foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of your window frames or doorways, this is a sign that there are problems with your foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. One of the other signs could be your doors or windows being difficult to open or close or even not moving when closing them. Settling foundations are commonplace in the Elkhorn area due to the moisture levels of the soil go up and down during the year. These issues are sometimes caused by poor compaction while the home was being built. Our team can install a piering system under your foundation which will shift the weight of the home to the piers and stop the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.
If you have has any type of crawl space issue, please do not hesitate to head over to our contact us page or complete the form below to schedule a free estimate with a member of our team for any of our services.