Professional Crawl Space, Foundation, And Basement Experts Serving Arnold, MD

After a heavy rain, is your crawl space or basement wet? If you have seen water in your crawl space or basement after storms or in the after snow melts or you have a foundation wall crack, then you know this is a potentially dangerous problem. Our experts at American Eagle Professional Services, Inc. is prepared to assist you when there is any kind of basement flooding, foundation settlement, or bowed wall problems. We use waterproofing and mold remediation methods that have been tested to keep your home mold and water free. Our team in the Arnold area are trained to correctly evaluate issues in your crawl space and to provide you with a repair plan to repair the issue. We install waterproofing and mold control solutions for homeowners that are backed by years of industry experience.

If you notice a problem with your basement or crawl space it is important that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this because there are a variety of issues that could be harmful, including mold growth and foundation failure. If you are in need of our basement waterproofing products to stop water from damaging your home, foundation repair services to prevent foundation damage or crawl space services to prevent uneven floors, our experts are here to help you.

Mold Testing & Remediation

Have you noticed mold growth in your basement? Are there any negative side effects of mold in your basement? Our experts at American Eagle offer professional mold remediation and mold testing services to help prevent the mold growth in your basement. We have years of experience identifying and removing mold from basements and buildings in Arnold, and can help you solve any issues you may be experiencing.

Our mold remediation techniques are effective at preventing mold growth by removing growth factors that allow mold to form. In some cases where the relative humidity levels in your home are unmanaged, we will advise homeowners to have a dehumidifier installed in their basement or crawlspace.

What Is Black Mold

Toxic Black Mold is commonly referred to as potentially one of the most toxic molds that exists. However, by being able to identify black mold and understand how to test for and remove it, we can help to keep your home free of toxic black mold.

What Health Hazards Does Black Mold Cause?

Toxic Mold can cause a number of health problems and allergic reactions. In most cases, depending on the length of exposure, symptoms can include headaches, fatigue, fever, irritation to the nose mouth and throat, and sneezing. In cases where you have had exposure over a long period of time symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and bleeding in the lungs and nose may occur.

Basement Waterproofing

Your basement is an important area in your home whether you are using it for storage or have it finished as a living space for your family. This means it is imperative that you keep the area dry and free from flooding. There are a number of ways that water can enter the basement, because of this we offer a number of different waterproofing solutions and products to help keep the water under control. The primary place where we find basement leaking is where there are cracks in the foundation walls. These are usually in the concrete or at mortar joints between blocks. It can also occur with floor cracks and at the cove joint where the foundation walls and floor meet.

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Regardless of the issue you are having we have solutions that will collect and remove water from your basement. If you have wall cracks, the first thing our experts will recommend is to have a wall crack repair solution installed to stop the crack growth and water leak. If water is coming in at the cove joint or other areas we can install a custom waterproofing system to help remove the water. In some more extreme cases, we may recommend installing a sump pump system to help with the removal of water. Our experts have the basement waterproofing products you need to keep your home safe.

Professional Foundation Repair

Your foundation is possibly one of the most important structural components of your home. It not only supports the home itself but also the basement walls. If you have got foundation problems, they will normally show themselves as stair stepping cracks in block foundations and horizontal cracks that run the length of the foundation walls. In addition to this, you will notice that the doors will not open easily. You may also notice a problem where the basement walls have begun to bow inward. You may not think these problems are dangerous when you notice them, however, they are all indicators of a sinking or settling foundation that should be checked out by one of our experts to determine if a repair needs to be installed.

Often Times, many foundation problems stem from common issues and our team is very good at identifying these problems. We can offer a repair solution designed for your particular problem to permanently repair the foundation. If the issue is a sinking foundation, we can install a system of foundation piers to bring the home back to level. Depending on how bad the damage is and the location of the damage we can use either helical piers or push piers. Both are very strong and can stabilize your foundation. If you’ve noticed bowed basement walls, depending on how much the wall is leaning, we can install foundation wall anchors to pull the walls back to their original location and provide much neededsupport.

Crawl Space Repair

In the Arnold area, there are many homes that were constructed with crawl space areas instead of basements. For many years they were created with vents to the outside. These vents were created to help keep fresh air moving through the space and to keep it dry. Unfortunately, the opposite is what usually happens, having these vents allows water to get in during storms. This water tends to stay in your crawl space resulting in the humidity level staying too high causing mold growth. If you have a crawl space, up to half of the air in your home enters through the crawl space, so having the space protected from the outside and controlling excess humidity will increase the overall air quality in your home.

Our Experts has been encapsulating crawl spaces since we opened our doors, and we know the best way to close them off and control high humidity. This is achieved using a process known as encapsulation which is the installation of a heavy duty line, sometimes accompanied by other waterproofing systems to keep water out of your crawl space. Encapsulation will stop bugs and animals from getting into your crawl space as well allowing you to use it for storage. Water in your crawl space can also cause saggign floors. We can install a crawl space support system to stop sagging floors and support your home.

Contact Our Experts

If you would like to talk to someone about the services above, don’t hesitate to fill out the form on our contact us page or give us a call at 410-739-9685 and organize a meeting with a member of our team.

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