Crawl Space and Basement Waterproofing

crawl space waterproofingAtlantic Corp. provides crawl space and basement waterproofing services to businesses and homeowners in the Raleigh and Durham area of North Carolina. If you have noticed wetness on your foundation walls, water seepage through a crack, or standing water in your crawl space or basement we encourage you to contact us today for a free quote. Our company holds the IICRC Water Damage Restoration Certificate.

This is a common problem in buildings built below grade and those that have issues with water drainage or run off in crawl spaces or basements. If moisture remains long enough fungal growth could occur which could cause significant damage to the property and the threaten the health of those inside.

Causes of Crawl Space or Basement Moisture

graphic of how water gets in basement or crawlspaceThere are five ways you can experience water intrusion in your building’s foundation

  1. Condensation of water inside the walls or window sills could seep into your crawl space or basement.
  2. Water can seep through cracks in the basement floor or by hydrostatic pressure in the crawl space floor.
  3. Cracks in the walls or mortar joints
  4. Water can seep through cracks in the footer and adjoining wall
  5. Small gaps between the footer and the basement floor where water can seep in.

Crawl Space and Basement Waterproofing Methods

If you have experienced crawl space or basement moisture problems our first goal is to identify the cause of the water intrusion and correct the root cause. Further, depending on the situation, we may recommend the application one of several water repellent coatings, membranes and mats available for residential and commercial applications. Waterproofing systems uses polymer based materials that are adhesive and create seamless barriers around the outside of crawl space or basement walls.

Drainage System Installation

Atlantic Corp. also installs drainage systems as needed as part of a waterproofing solution for residential and commercial buildings including:

  • French Drains
  • Channel and Trench Drains
  • Catch Basis
  • Dry Wells
  • Stormwater Channels

Request a Waterproofing Estimate

Atlantic Corp. staff will gladly meet with you to discuss your unique water intrusion problem to identify solutions and provide you with a no obligation free estimate. Contact us today.