Local Basement and Crawl Space Repair Experts in Saint Michaels, MD

Is your basement flooding during heavy rains? If you have seen water in your crawl space or basement after heavy rains 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 prepared to help you when there is any kind of foundation settlement, basement waterproofing, or crawl space flooding problem. We use methods and products that have been tested to keep your home dry. Our team in the Saint Michaels area are trained to correctly evaluate issues in your basement or crawl space and to provide you with a specialized solution to prevent the issue. We install waterproofing and mold control solutions for homeowners that are backed by years of industry experience.

If you’ve noticed a problem with your foundation or crawl space it is important that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this because there are many issues that could be harmful, 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.

Mold Remediation

Is there mold growth in your basement or crawlspace? Have you noticed any negative side effects of mold growth in your home? Our professionals at American Eagle professional mold remediation services to help prevent the mold growth in your basement or crawlspace. We have years of experience identifying and removing mold from basements and buildings in Saint Michaels, 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 relative humidity levels in your home are unmanaged, we may suggest having a dehumidifier installed in their home.

What Is Toxic Mold

Black mold is commonly referred to as 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.

What Health Hazards Does Black Mold Cause?

Black mold can cause a variety of health problems and 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 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 number of ways that water can enter your home, because of this we offer a number of different waterproofing solutions and products 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 solutions that will collect and expel water from your basement. If you have foundation cracks, one of the first things our experts will recommend is to have a wall crack repair product installed to control the crack growth and water leak. If water is entering 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 products you need to keep your home dry.

Professional Foundation Repair

Your Homes foundation is most likely one of the most important support structures of your home. It not only supports the home itself but also the basement walls. If you have 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 basement walls. Sometimes, you will notice that the windows will not open easily. You may also notice a problem where the foundation 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 one of our experts to determine if a repair needs to be installed.

Thankfully, many foundation issues stem from common issues and our experts are very good at noticing these issues. Our Team can offer a repair solution designed 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 level the foundation. 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 notice 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 much neededsupport.

Crawl Space Solutions

In the Saint Michaels area, there are homes that were built with crawl space areas instead of basements. For many years they 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 storms. This water tends to stay in your crawl space resulting in the humidity level staying too high causing the growth of mold. 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 team has been providing crawl space encapsulation since we opened our doors, and we know the most efficient way to seal them and control 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. 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.

Contact Our Experts

If you are interested in any of the services above, feel free to fill out the form on our contact us page or call us directly at 410-739-9685 and organize a meeting with one of our experts.

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