Local Foundation, Basement, And Crawl Space Experts Serving Lothian, MD

Are heavy rains causing basement or crawl space flooding? If you have seen 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 problem. Our team at American Eagle Professional Services, Inc. is here to help you when there is any kind of crawl space or basement flooding and mold growth issue. We use waterproofing products that have been tested to keep your home safe. Our experts in the Lothian area are trained to identify issues in your basement or crawl space and to provide you with a specialized solution to prevent the issue. We install basement and crawl space solutions for homeowners that are backed by years of industry experience.

If you’ve noticed a problem with your foundation, crawl space, or basement 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, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. 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.

Professional Mold Testing & Remediation

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

Our mold remediation techniques are guaranteed to stop mold growth by removing growth factors that allow mold to form. In some homes where the humidity levels in your home are unmanaged, we will advise homeowners to have a dehumidifier system installed in their home.

What Is Toxic Mold

Toxic 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 host of health issues or allergic reactions. In most cases, depending on the how long you were exposed, 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 or not 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 areas that water can enter your basement, because of this we offer a variety of different waterproofing solutions to help keep the water under control. The most likely 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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Whatever the issue you are having we have waterproofing systems that will 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 control the crack growth and water leak. If water is entering at the cove joint or other areas we can install a specialized 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 solutions you need to keep your home dr0 and safe.

Professional Foundation Repair

The foundation of your home is possibly one of the most important support structures of your home. Not only does it support the home itself but also the basement walls. If you have got foundation issues, normally they will show themselves as stair stepping cracks in bricks outside of your home and horizontal cracks that run the length of the foundation walls. Other times, you will see that the doors will not open easily. You may also see a problem where the basement walls have begun to press inward or bow. You may not think these issues are dangerous when you see them, however, they are all indicative 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 common issues and our team is very good at identifying these issues. Our Experts can offer a repair solution designed for your particular problem to permanently stabilize the foundation. If the problem is a sinking foundation, we can install a system of foundation piers to level the foundation. Depending on the extent of the damage 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 have got bowed basement walls, depending on how much the wall is buckling, we can install foundation wall anchors to pull the walls back to their original location and provide neededsupport.

Crawl Space Solutions

In the Lothian area, there are a number homes that were built with crawl space areas instead of basements. For many years crawl spaces were created with open vents to the outside. These vents were intended 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 heavy rain. 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 benefit 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 best 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 patented 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, feel free to fill out the form on our contact us page or give us a call at 410-739-9685 and set up a consultation with a member of our team.

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