Services in Detroit, Michigan
Whether you have a flooded crawl space following a large rain or if you’ve got a crack in your foundation starting to grow, our team is here to help. Rapid Dri Foundation Repair and Waterproofing has a team of experienced employees who are able to take a look at the potential problem you’re having after which we can assist you come up with the ideal method to repair the problems once and for all as well as prevent the problem from returning. Our team services the western and northwestern Detroit suburbs and southeastern Michigan including the Detroit area.
It is critical that once you see an issue with the foundation, crawl space or basement that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this due to there are quite a few additional problems that will arise with these issues including mold, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you require our basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, foundation repair products to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, or crawl space services to prevent damage to your floor joists, our experts are here to help you.
When you’ve got stagnant water in your basement after a heavy rain, it is never good. If this water is present, it will prevent you from being able to store items in the area and even keep you from fully using the area. Excess moisture and humidity can also harbor mold and mildew which can ultimately lead to health problems. If there is standing water in the basement, you should reach out to us so a member of our team can look into the issue and help create a basement waterproofing system which will stop water coming in and prevent any additional damage from happening. This system will also stop the growth of mold as well as help so you can be able to turn the basement into viable storage space, a second family room, or even an additional bedroom.
If you’re seeing cracking in your foundation or if you’ve noticed them at the corners of windows or door frames, this is one of the signs that there are problems with your foundation and you may require foundation repair. Another sign could be your doors or windows being difficult to open or close or even getting stuck when opening them. Settling foundations are fairly common in the Detroit area as a result of the moisture content of the soil fluctuates during the year. These issues are sometimes caused by poor soil compaction when your home was being built. Our professionals can install a system of piers under your house which will shift the weight of your home to the piers and keep the house from sinking or settling in the future.
If you have a a crawl space, it is probably a location that you will only worry about when there is a noticeable problem. This is due to the fact that they are usually poorly closed off and are frequently unkempt, grimy, and can even have critters living in them. They are known for having excess humidity issues that can cause problems with the floor joists and even cause mold to grow. Our team knows an ideal way to prevent problems in crawl spaces is to encapsulate them and close them off from the exterior. This will control excess moisture and humidity as well as controlling the entry of unwanted pests. If you have sloping floors above the crawl space, we can install a series of jacks to lift and stabilize the floor joists and restore the sagging floor. To further control extra moisture, we can install a specialized crawl space dehumidifier to remove the excess humidity and prevent mold growth.