American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC has continued to follow the data about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. We are committed to ensuring that procedures are in place to effectively defend against transmission to the best of our ability.

In relation to COVID-19, American Foundation echoes recommendations from OSHA and CDC, which include:

  • Employees practicing proper infection control and sterilization measures
  • Employees are required to frequently wash hands with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching their eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid shaking hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when they are sick, and see a doctor immediately to be evaluated for COVID-19
  • If an employee becomes infected, we insist that he or she fully recovers before returning to work, and any employees who have traveled to areas with heightened levels of exposure are required to self-quarantine for 14 days

At this time, American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC is proceeding with inspections and projects as previously scheduled. We will continue to follow all government updates, guidance and reports, as well as local officials' and health departments' reports. Our clients and the general public will be provided updates to our operational status as necessary.

We are aware that some of our clients may experience financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus. If you are impacted, please contact us to discuss how we can assist you in obtaining financing options.

Rest assured that the health and safety of our client's, their homes and the communities we serve are of paramount importance to all of us at American Foundation

Visit the CDC website for more information on the Coronavirus

Exterior Drain Systems

Exterior Drain Systems

American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC offers wet basement waterproofing solutions using exterior drain systems. Waterproofing the exterior of your basement foundation with an exterior drain system is the best option for home owners with excessive water built up around their home. If you're experiencing basement floods, leaky cracks, and standing water, this is usually a symptom of poor drainage. A simple revolutionary exterior drain system will solve all your problems, and prevent future damages caused by unchecked water.

If you're looking for an installer for the best exterior drains then you came to the right place. We have been installing exterior drain systems for over 20 years in the Knoxville, Chattanooga, Asheville, Johnson City, and Cookeville areas. Unfortunately, numerous homeowners decide to ignore their wet basement and think that it isn't that bad, or that it's something that won't ever happen again. However, this is not the case for water that sits in your surrounding foundation soil. If you're the kind of property owner who would like to have your property maintained, you really can't neglect an exterior basement waterproofing problem.

A More Advanced Version Of French Drains

French Drain

Basically, a standard french drain supplies a location into which excess water can go. Rather than seeping down your basement walls or up through the seams in the flooring, water is routed into the drain and deposited away from the building. French drains are among the most reliable types of basement waterproofing available on the market.

We took that concept and looked for better alternatives and found a much more advanced drain system that removes & mitigates exterior water. An exterior drain system redirects the water into a funnel and flows outward away from your home, but also protects against excessive rain flow. This includes heavy water flow from flooding and areas where the climate calls for more frequent and harsh storm weather. It uses 4 pipes for massive water flow and disposal that works with an interior drain system for an all-in-one setup. These systems synchronize together, pumping water from all areas around your home that drains away from your foundation soil effectively.