Foundation Problems: Excessive Moisture or Standing Water in Crawl Space
When a crawl space has excessive moisture or standing water, it can cause a variety of problems throughout your entire home. Crawl spaces tend to be ignored since they are out-of-sight. Some of the signs that you may have excessive moisture or water issues in your crawl space are:
- Wet insulation
- Condensation on pipes
- Corrosion of the support beams
- Loose insulation
It is important to know what kind of damage that excessive moisture and standing water can cause to your home and to your health. Some of the issues that come from moisture in the crawl space are:
- The invasion of termites and pests
- Mold and mildew growth
- Excessive humidity
- Higher energy bills
There are just a few of the issues that crawl space moisture can cause. Another major issue is that the excessive moisture in the soil can cause foundation and structural support issues. That is why it is important to have a professional in foundation repair come and inspect your crawl space and entire structure to see if there is structural damage due to excessive crawl space moisture.
Atlas Master Companies
will come and give you a free estimate
and see if there is structural damage and offer you the best solution for to get your crawl space moisture free and get your foundation back to its original level and structurally sound again.
Excessive Moisture and Standing Water Repair in Virginia
If the excessive moisture and standing water in your crawl space have caused foundation problems, Atlas Master Companies uses underpinning products such as steel push piers, slab piers, and helical piers to lift your foundation back to its original level. These piers are driven deep into the ground until they reach a solid soil layer. Each pier is individually load tested and then the entire weight of the structure is lifted onto the piers to stabilize the structure. These underpinning products will keep your structure level and safe for many years to come.
We also will install a vapor barrier to encapsulate the crawl space to keep it free from moisture in the future. Our vapor barriers have high tensile strength and are puncture-resistant. We use only the best vapor barriers in the industry.
All of the products we use for foundation repair and crawl space encapsulation are manufactured by Earth Contact Products
(ECP), the leader in the manufacturing of foundation repair and basement waterproofing products in the industry.
You are getting the best when you have the experienced team at Atlas Master Companies that use the best products made for foundation repair and basement waterproofing made by ECP.
Atlas Master Companies is a locally owned and operated company that was established in Virginia in 1993. We take pride in our work and put our customers first. We make sure that our customers are satisfied and we will answer any questions you have. From start to finish, we will help you with any concerns you may have.
Don't let a wet crawl space cause you to have more problems throughout your home. Let us repair the problem early and you can avoid more costly repairs in the future. Contact