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Are heavy rains causing basement or crawl space flooding? If you’ve excess water in your crawl space or basement after storms or in the after the snow from winter melts or you have a crack along your foundation walls, then you know this is a potentially dangerous issue. Our experts at American Eagle Professional Services, Inc. is ready to assist you when there is any kind of basement or crawl space flooding issues. We use waterproofing and mold remediation methods that have been tested to keep your home safe and dry. Our experts in the Glen Burnie area are trained to properly identify issues in your basement or crawl space and to provide you with a waterproofing solution to prevent 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 crawl space, basement, or foundation it is important that you contact a waterproofing expert. We say this because there are a variety of issues that could be hazardous, including mold growth, water damage, 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.
Are you experiencing mold growth in your home or business? Are there any negative side effects of mold growth in your home? Our team at American Eagle Professional Services offers professional mold testing & remediation services to help combat the mold growth in your home or business. We have years of experience identifying and removing mold from basements and buildings in Glen Burnie, and can help you solve any issues you may be experiencing.
Our mold remediation and removal techniques are guaranteed to stop mold growth by targeting the root cause. In some basements where the relative humidity levels in your home are unmanaged, we will advise homeowners to have a dehumidifier installed in their basement or crawlspace.
Black mold is potentially the most dangerous and toxic mold 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.
Black mold can cause a host of health issues or allergic reactions. In most cases, depending on the how long you were exposed, symptoms can include chronic fatigue or headaches, fever, irritation to the eyes, mucous membranes of the mouth, nose, and throat, sneezing, rashes, and chronic coughing. 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.
Your basement is an important area in your home regardless of 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. There are a variety of ways that water can enter your basement, because of this we offer a variety of different waterproofing solutions and products to help keep the water under control. The most likely place where we find water leaks 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.
Regardless of the issue you are having we have waterproofing systems that will collect, transport, and remove water from your basement. If you have foundation cracks, one of the solutions 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 drainage 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 solutions you need to keep your home dr0 and safe.
Your foundation is possibly one of the most important structural components of your home. Not only does it support the home itself but also the basement walls. If you have foundation issues, they will normally show themselves as stair stepping cracks in bricks outside of your home and horizontal cracks that run the length of the foundation or along the basement walls. Other times, you will see that the windows will not open easily. You may also see a problem where the basement walls have begun to bow inward. You may not think these issues are dangerous when you observe them, however, they are all indicators of a sinking or settling foundation that should be checked out by a professional to determine if a repair needs to be installed.
Luckily, many foundation problems stem from similar issues and our team is very good at identifying these issues. We can offer a foundation repair solution customized for your particular problem to permanently repair the foundation. If the issue is a sagging foundation, we can install a system of foundation piers to bring the home back to level. Depending on how bad it is and where it is we can use either helical piers or push piers. Both are very strong and can stabilize your foundation. If you have got bowed basement walls, depending on how much the wall is bowing, we can install foundation wall anchors to pull the walls back to their original location and provide neededsupport.
In the Glen Burnie area, there are homes that were built with crawl space areas instead of basements. For years they were created with open vents to the outside. These vents were designed help keep fresh air moving through the space and to keep it dry. Unfortunately, this is not what really happens, having these open vents allows water to get in during rain and snow storms. This water tends to stay in your crawl space resulting in the humidity level staying too high causing the growth of mold and mildew. If you have a crawl space, up to half of the air entering your home enters through the crawl space, so having the space protected from the outside and controlling excess humidity will be better for the overall air quality in your home.
Our Experts has been waterproofing crawl spaces since we opened our doors, and we know the best way to close them off and control mold. This is best achieved using a process known as encapsulation which is the installation of a sealing 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. Moisture in your crawl space can also cause saggign floors. We can install a patented crawl space support system to stop sagging floors and support your home.