Madison, AL is a quickly growing community, jumping from a population of 4500 in 1980 to a population of over 46,000 in 2014. Homes were quickly built and may have some foundation problems. The weather and soil in Alabama can cause problems on their own. Too much moisture can cause clay soil to expand, pushing the foundation out of place. On the other hand, dry conditions can cause the soil to shrink, causing your foundation to shift. If the contractors were in a hurry and didn't properly compact the soil or allow the concrete to cure correctly, you may run into foundation problems, also. If you discover foundation cracks or structural damage, contact Affordable Foundation and Home Repair to inspect your property. Our experts can determine the problem and, more importantly, the solution to your foundation repair needs in the Madison, AL area.
If you suspect you have foundation problems, you can look for other indications of structural failure, such as:
Contact the professionals at Affordable Foundation and Home Repair immediately, if you discover any of these signs. We can help prevent any further settlement and costly repairs. We will work with you to discover the cause of your foundation problems and provide a solution.
We are proud to use repair products from Earth Contact Products (ECP), a leading manufacturer in the foundation underpinning industry. We at Affordable Foundation and Home Repair offer helical piers and tiebacks, and plate anchors. These high-quality products will level and support sinking foundations, bringing your home back to a stable level. We stand by our work, making sure we get it right the first time.
One of the most common problems that homeowners report is a wet basement. Fortunately, it is also one of the most preventable home problems. Structural damage isn't common, but water can cause damage to your interior, including carpeting, paneling, and furniture or stored items. Besides giving off a bad odor, mold and mildew can damage your home and belongings and make your family ill. The experts at Affordable Foundation and Home Repair can install a waterproofing system in your home, protecting your family and home.
We offer waterproofing solutions such as French drains, interior and exterior waterproofing, sump pumps and pits, and surface drainage. Our waterproofing specialists will help prevent water from invading your home and endangering your family's health and your home's integrity.
No one wants to think about crawlspaces: they're dark, cramped and creepy, but they can give you a big headache if you don't take care of them. A wet crawlspace can encourage mold growth and attract pests. A crawlspace with excess moisture can cause wood rot and warped floors. In Madison, AL, Affordable Foundation and Home Repair can answer all of your crawlspace questions.
If your crawlspace is full of dust or other allergens, your home will pull that contaminated air into the whole house. Not only can it smell bad, but your family can fall ill. We can put a barrier between you and these harmful elements. We offer such solutions as crawlspace encapsulation, piers and waterproofing, floor supports and floor joist repair. Repairing your crawlspace will eliminate mold and mildew, ensuring dry, clean air is in your home, helping to prevent health issues. In addition, repairs will prevent any further deterioration to your home's foundation and will increase the resale value of your home.
Affordable Foundation and Home Repair has been serving the Madison, AL area for over 20 years as a family-owned company. Our specialties include crawlspace and foundation repair, waterproofing and other home repairs. We are proud to use Earth Contact Products for your foundation repair needs. Contact us today for a free estimate on our expert service in the Madison, AL area.