Professional Waterproofing and Foundation Services in Volin, South Dakota
If you have a damp crawl space following a large storm or when snow is melting in the spring if you've noticed a crack in your foundation starting 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 potential problem you're having and then assist you design the optimal method to take care of the issues once and for all and even prevent the issues from returning. CLS services the entire Volin area.
It is very important that once you find a problem with your craw space, basement, or foundation that you get in touch with an experienced repair company. We say this because there are some potentially dangerous problems that will happen along with these issues such as black mold, reduced structural integrity, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you require our basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, foundation repair products to stabilize your foundation, or crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, or even our bowed basement wall repair services to fix your buckling basement walls, our professionals are here to help you.
When there is standing water in the basement following a heavy storm, this is not good. When this water is present, it will prevent you from being able to keep items in the basement and even stop you from fully using the area. Excess water and humidity will eventually cause the growth of mildew and mold which could lead to health problems. If you have standing water in your basement, you should contact us so a member of our team can determine the cause of the water and help create a basement waterproofing solution which will control water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from occurring. This will prevent the growth of mold and make it so you can have the ability to turn the basement into viable storage space, a second family room, or even a spare bedroom.
Bowed Wall Repair
Buckling foundation walls are a problem that can quickly become very serious. The foundations purpose is twofold; support the home and keep soil out of the basement. When the basement walls are buckling inward, this is a sign that they may not be able to support the building much more. If the bowing continues to get worse, it is possible the walls could collapse and may even require you to rebuild or replace the foundation wall in that area. In some of the worst cases, the home above could collapse. To repair bowed basement walls, our team uses a system of specially engineered wall anchors to pull the problem wall back into place and prevent it from buckling any more. 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 becoming a problem again are almost none.
If your home has a crawl space, it is probably a location that you only go into when there is a problem. This is probably because they are normally improperly sealed and are regularly unkempt, grimy, and can have critters inhabiting them. Crawl spaces are known for having moisture problems that could cause damage to the floor joists and even enable mold to grow. Our team knows an ideal way to control problems in crawl spaces is to encapsulate them and close them off from the exterior. This will control excess moisture and humidity as well as preventing unwanted pests from getting in. If you have sloping floors above the crawl space, we will install a series of jacks to lift and stabilize the floor joists and level the sinking floor. To further control excess moisture, we will install a specialized dehumidifier to remove the excess humidity and prevent the growth of mold.
Foundation Settlement Repair
If you have cracks in the foundation or if you've noticed them at the corners of window or door frames, this is an indicator that there are problems with the foundation and you are in need of foundation repair. An additional sign could be the doors or windows are difficult to open or close or even sticking when closing them. Foundation problems are commonplace in the Volin area as a result of the moisture content of the soil rise and fall throughout the year. They are occasionally caused by inadequate soil compaction during original construction of the home. Our professionals can install a piering system under your foundation that will shift the load of the home to the piers and stop the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.
If you've got has any type of crawl space issue, please do not hesitate to head over to our contact us page where you can complete the contact form to schedule a free estimate with one of our experts for any of our services.