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

Crawl Space Repair

  • Old, Rusty Crawl Space Support
  • New, Modern Crawl Space Support
  • Water Damaged Crawl Space
  • Crawl Space Insulation Barrier
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Custom Crawl Space Doors
  • Outdated Crawl Space Support
  • New, Modern Crawl Space Support
  • Water Damaged Crawl Space
  • Crawl Space Insulation Barrier
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Custom Crawl Space Doors

The skilled contractors at American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC have the practical experience and knowledge to figure out the reason behind the problem and provide the best crawl space repair solution for you. But when do you know it's time to bring in an expert crawl space repair contractor in: Knoxville, Asheville, Chattanooga, Johnson City, or Cookeville? Below are a few signs you need to watch out for:

  1. Existence of water
  2. Bug Infestations
  3. Damp Air
  4. Noticeably Higher Energy Bills
  5. Sloping or Tilted Floors

If you're unsure of your conditions or symptoms be sure to contact us for an appointment. Our diagnostics team is efficient at detecting and examining crawl space problems that can arise. If you're looking to get your crawl space repaired afterwards but unsure your income will handle it, we have financing available to work with you in getting the assistance you need.

Prevent Moisture With Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl Space Encapsulation

The moisture inside your crawl space creates a perfect environment for wood destroying organisms, mold, and mildew, and this is the major reason why you need crawl space encapsulation. This crawl space moisture can saturate and ruin the effectiveness of your insulation and stimulate wood rot. Also, because of the chimney effect, the humid crawl space air, filled with mold and mildew spores, ultimately finds its way into your living space which creates an unhealthy environment. Additionally, it causes your air conditioning to work overtime to dehumidify the air. Just a vapor barrier may help somewhat, but most of the moisture is coming from outside, not your dirt, crawl space floor.

So, the alternative to a vented crawlspace can be an encapsulated crawl space. Crawl space encapsulation consists of sealing all outside vents, setting up a high-performance vapor retarder on all open wall and floor surfaces at or below grade, insulating the wall surfaces and rim joist, and conditioning the environment.

Solidify Your Structure With Crawl Space Supports

Structural Damage

Another prevalent problem with crawl spaces is that their problems may lead to structural damage which will need crawl space repair. The crawl space might have cracks along the wall surfaces or floors of a home's interior. If the crawl space is sagging or sinking because of rotten floor joists or failing supports, you need to take immediate action. Once you discover any kind of signs of structural problems, they should be dealt with since the problems will not remedy itself-but only worsen with time. Setting up a crawl space support system in this area will ease a structural problem and prevent the high priced expense of fixing a seriously damaged structure.

Keep Air Clean With Crawl Space Sealing

American Foundation & Basement Repair provides crawl space sealing systems from EmeSeal. The EmeSeal Crawl Space Sealing System is a required step in creating a healthy, energy efficient house. The EmeSeal System lowers energy costs - when set up with a one-inch or more air gap - and shields houses against dangerous moisture, dangerous mold, soil gases (which includes radon), and harmful airborne allergens.

Crawl Space Insulation

The EmeSeal System includes all the components required for contractors to effectively seal crawl spaces. A sealed and insulated crawl space offers instantaneous benefits by providing a dried out, clean area. Even more important are the long-term "Whole Home Health" benefits connected with getting rid of harmful soil gases, radon gas and molds associated with houses with unsealed crawl spaces.

  • Lower energy costs
  • Create a healthy house by sealing out dangerous gases, radon and mold causing moisture
  • Provide a safe, clean place for storage

Please call American Foundation & Basement Repair at 877-784-5636 to schedule an appointment for a consultation. We appreciate your interest in your crawl space repair company.

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation

    Crawl space encapsulation can be used to effectively seal off this area under your home from moisture, humidity, and unwanted pests.

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    Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Vapor Barriers

    Crawl space vapor barriers are effective at controlling the levels of moisture and humidity under your home. Without moisture and humidity, you have no mold growth or wood rot.

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    Crawl Space Vapor Barriers
  • Crawl Space Supports

    We offer crawl space supports for stabilizing your crawl space. These are great for enhancing the structural integrity of your entire home.

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    Crawl Space Supports
  • Crawl Space Insulation

    Crawl space insulation can help you cut down on your heating and cooling costs each month.

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    Crawl Space Insulation
  • Sump Pumps

    Our crawl space sump pumps are designed to be able to handle the moisture in this area under your home. It's important to have a good handle on crawl space moisture so you don't end up with mold growth.

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    Crawl Space Sump Pump