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Crawl Space Repair

Stabilizing Floors

A&M SafeBasements provides crawl space repair for your South Bend, Fort Wayne, Plymouth, Warsaw, Auburn, or Marion home. We work with exceptional quality repair products from SafeBasements™. We realize that this area of your home probably isn't the first thing on your mind, and it's likely not on the top of your to-do list of things you want to repair. However, you need to take care of this space. We offer services from crawl space sealing and waterproofing to complete encapsulation work. Most of the air in your home that your family breathes travels up from this area. So, if it's in poor condition and you have mold growing in it, your family could be breathing in contaminated air which could make them sick! This also includes your pets!

We have seen it all when it comes to various problems here. So, regardless of whether you have sagging floors, mold growth, or a problem with excessive moisture or humidity, we have you covered. We guarantee that our products and solutions will be able to effectively take care of the problem. Also, most of our repairs take one day or less. This means that your home doesn't have to be in disarray for days and weeks at a time! We care a lot about our customers, and we want to provide you with the very best, most professional and affordable services.

Warning Signs of a Problem

If you happen to notice any of the following, you will need to get in touch with us immediately:

  • Musty odor in the home
  • Sagging floors
  • Noticeable flooding or water lying in stagnant puddles below the home
  • Critters crawling in and out of the crawl space area

Read on to learn more about problems that can be seen here.

Leaks

Encapsulation Prevents Moisture From EnteringIf you have a problem with moisture, it's important that you call us to come take care of the situation ASAP. The longer you let this kind of problem go, the more work it's going to take to get it fixed, and the more expensive it's going to be. A lot of homeowners may want to know how water gets inside their crawl space. If you have a space that isn't encapsulated, it's only a matter of time before water starts to make it's way inside. This moisture can cause serious damage to your support beams and floor joists. If they're made from wood, this moisture can actually cause them to start rotting, warping, and deteriorating. Also, moisture in a crawl space can lead to the development of dangerous mold and bacteria which could make your family sick - especially if you have children or pets who have more vulnerable immune systems.

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So, what's our solution to the problem? We can provide you with a sump pump, as well as encapsulation services. This will involve the installation of vapor barriers, floor liners, and heat barriers. When all of these products are working together in unison and are properly installed, you don't have to worry about ever having a leaky crawl space whenever it rains or when there's melting snow on your property. This is going to save you a lot of headaches and worry.

Mold

If you have a mold problem under your home, this is also another problem that needs to be taken care of immediately by us. For mold to be able to grow inside a crawl space, it will need to have three things present - moisture, high humidity levels, and organic material to feed off of (wooden supports or floor joists). When we remove just one of these elements from your crawl space, mold isn't going to be able to grow. We can install a dehumidifier from SafeBasements™ which will be able to control the levels of moisture in the air underneath your home. We can also install sump pumps, vapor barriers, and floor liners to take care of the moisture problem.

It's important to get rid of crawl space mold because it can cause the following health problems:

  • Skin rashes
  • Breathing problems
  • Asthma attacks
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Allergic reactions

Sagging Floors

Stabilizing FloorsIf you have sagging floors on the first level of your home, it could indicate that the problem is with your crawl space. When you have a lot of moisture in your crawl space, it can cause your wooden floor joists to start rotting, decaying, or warping. Over time, this will cause your floors to actually sink, sag, and become unlevel. To fix this problem, we can install a floor stabilizer. The stabilizer is made from high-quality steel materials which will be able to provide the support necessary to make your home's floors level once again.

Please feel free to call us or contact us online for more information.

A&M SafeBasements

Lakeville Office Google+
66050 US Highway 31
Lakeville, Indiana 46536
574-349-6679


Ft. Wayne Office Google+
4714 Parnell Ave Suite G
Ft. Wayne, Indiana 46825
260-440-3738


Merrillville Office Google+
7930 Whitcomb St Ste A15
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
219-472-4051


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245 N. Rose Street Suite 200
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
269-762-6545

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