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Located in the western part of Jefferson County, Pleasant Grove, AL is home to over 10,000 people. Both the frequent humidity and the expansive clay soil in this area can cause all sorts of foundation problems for homeowners. Our professional foundation repair and waterproofing team will give you a free estimate and find the solution that is right for your Pleasant Grove home.
When it comes to foundation repair, we offer reliable solutions that are able to reverse foundation failure and stabilize the structure to prevent future issues. The solutions that we offer to repair issues include helical piers – devices that are installed under the concrete to lift and support the foundation from beneath – as well as plate anchors and helical tiebacks – devices which straighten and strengthen shifted and bowing foundation and basement walls.
Why does your foundation fail in the first place? Most often, foundation failure results from soil movement below your home. This movement can happen when the clay in the soil under your home expands as it soaks in more water. Movement can also occur when the clay shrinks due to dry conditions. Expanding soil pushes on your foundation and causes it to shift, heave, and crack. Shrinking soil forms voids under the concrete which cause it to settle.
This means that you need to keep an eye out for foundation problems in all sorts of conditions – dry, humid, rainy, or hot. If you see bowing walls, crack formation, sloped floors, or sticking windows and doors, call the team at Affordable Foundation and Home Repair right away.
When it comes to the crawlspace, the most common problem for homeowners to encounter is excess moisture. This is due to the fact that the crawlspace is below the ground and more susceptible to water from the soil seeping inside.
Too much moisture in the crawlspace is a dangerous problem that can lead to mold and mildew. If you have mold and mildew in your home, you may be at risk for the following health issues:
If you see these issues, invest in our crawlspace mold removal and repair services today. We use mold blasting to get rid of any crawlspace mold and additional crawlspace repair services, such as floor joist repair and encapsulation, to prevent further moisture issues.
If your home has a basement, you may have experienced flooding or high humidity levels in the basement. These problems can be remedied with our professional basement waterproofing services. We offer exterior waterproofing and surface drainage to keep water from pooling around your foundation and to protect your foundation walls from water seepage. We also offer interior waterproofing and sump pump systems to remove water from the basement before it leads to issues like mold growth.
Our team does not only specialize in foundation repair, waterproofing, and mold removal, but also in a variety of other services to keep your Pleasant Grove home healthy and safe. Some of these other services include radon mitigation and testing, concrete repair, crack repair, and polyjacking.
Call us today if you need foundation repair, waterproofing, or any of our other services for your home in the 35127 zip code.