Foundation and Basement Services in Davis, SD
Whether you have a flooded crawl space following a large rain or during the spring thaw if you've noticed a crack in your basement wall beginning to grow, our team is here to help. CLS Foundation Repair & Waterproofing is a team of experienced employees who are able to inspect the flooding or cracks you're having after which we can assist you determine the optimal method to fix the issues for good and even keep the issues from returning. Our team serves the entire Davis area.
It is crucial that if you've seen a problem with your foundation, crawl space or basement that you get in touch with a trusted repair company. We recommend this as there are quite a few potentially dangerous issues that can happen along with these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you require our basement waterproofing products to prevent water damage in your home, foundation repair products to stop foundation issues, or crawl space services to control water in the crawl space, or even our bowed basement wall repair services to repair your bowing basement walls, our experts are here to help you.
When there is stagnant water in the basement after a heavy rain, this is not good. When this water is not removed, it can prevent you from being able to store items in the area and even prevent you from fully using the area. Excess water and humidity can also harbor mold and mildew which can in the future be responsible for life threatening health problems. If you're noticing standing water in your basement, you should contact us so a member of our team can evaluate the leaking and help implement a basement waterproofing solution which can prevent water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from happening. This system can prevent the growth of mold and help so you can finally have the ability to turn the basement into usable storage space, a media room, or even an extra bedroom.
Bowed Wall Repair
Buckling foundation walls are a minor problem that can rapidly become very serious. The foundations purpose is twofold; support the home and keep soil out of the basement. When the walls are bowing into the basement, this is an indicator that they may not be able to do their job for much longer. If the problem keeps happening, it is possible the walls could collapse and result in you to rebuild or replace the basement wall in that location. The worst case scenario is the building could collapse. To repair bowed basement walls, our experts uses a system of wall anchors to bring the problem wall back into place and prevent it from bowing again. The anchors can be professionally installed quickly and can correct the bowing wall the same day. After 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 probably a part of the home that you only go into when there is a noticeable problem. This is because they are generally improperly closed off and are regularly messy, dangerous, and can even have critters inhabiting them. Crawl spaces are known for having humidity problems that can cause problems with the floor joists and even enable mold to grow. Our team knows an ideal way to prevent issues in this area is to encapsulate them and seal them off from the outside. 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 system of jacks to lift and stabilize them and correct the sagging floor. To further prevent excess moisture, we will install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the extra humidity and prevent the growth of mold.
Foundation Settlement Repair
If you're noticing cracks in the foundation or if you've noticed them at the corners of your windows or doors, this is a sign that there are problems with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. One of the other signs could be the doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even getting stuck when closing them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Davis area due to the moisture content of the soil go up and down during the year. The problems are also caused by inadequate compaction during the building of your home. Our team can install a network of piers under your foundation that will shift the load of your home to the piers and prevent the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.
If you've got has any type of crawl space issue, please don't hesitate to visit our contact us page or fill out the form below to set up a free estimate for any of our services.