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Master Dry Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists proudly serves Kingsport homeowners with professional and dependable basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation and foundation repair services in TN. With Kingsport’s beautiful residential neighborhoods and the famous church circle, we can easily see why our customers want to keep their homes in the best condition possible for its lifetime value.
Homes that suffer from water damage often do so because of smaller issues like leaky pipes or sump pump failure. At Master Dry Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists, we have the resources and the years of hands-on experience to diagnose what the problem is and then repair it so that you can get back to enjoying your home. The major indicators of a serious waterproofing problem in your basement are:
Problems with your foundations usually present themselves as cracks your floors or walls, tilting chimneys, or street creep. These issues may seem like enormous projects, but they are actually typically caused by shifting, weakened soil that simply can't support the structure. We have the patented products to repair foundation problems permanently, using time-tested methods that will ensure only the best results.
Uneven concrete can pose a major safety hazard, whether it's inside your home or outside. Our PolyLevel Concrete Lifting System can repair and correct uneven, sloping concrete slabs without having to remove the entire slab. The PolyLevel "mud" is pumped under the concrete, raising it level with the concrete around it, making it a permanent, cost-effective solution.
A crawl space can easily become a breeding ground for mold, mildew, and even small pests if left unchecked in a humid, dirty environment. Get your crawl space inspected by our specialists to ensure that your home is protected against further damage to your foundations or air quality.
If you have troubles with you sump pump, then you need the TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is uniquely designed with a primary and secondary pump, as well as a third, battery operated backup pump to ensure that even is disaster should strike, your home will still be protected.
At Master Dry Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists, we put customer service as our number one priority because we know your home is your priority. Let our friendly, knowledgeable staff technicians walk you through your options and help you find a solution that will work best for your home. Call us today for a free estimate!
Burchell C. of Kingsport, TN had a problem with the floor above his basement. There was a noticeable dip when walking on it. When he went down to the basement to inspect, he could tell that the support beam was sagging just a bit. He was concerned about the stability of his home and knew that he needed to call in help to figure out the next step. Burchell found Master Dry Foundation and Waterproofing Specialists online and contacted them to set up an inspection.
While inspecting the support beams and surrounding floor joists, structural repair expert Josh Sulfridge from Master Dry suggested the SmartJack crawl space support system would provide the best solution to lift them back into place and support the weight of the house above. Foreman Josh Williams and his team came back a few days later for the installation. They needed to pour concrete footers to secure the base of the crawl space supports, which extend up to the ceiling and bear the compression load. In the end, two supports were used, one on either side of the sagging beam.
Burchell could feel the difference immediately when he walked across his living room floor – it was level! And more importantly, he doesn’t have to be afraid of applying weight to the area. If he puts a cabinet or sofa on top of the beam, he knows it won’t sag anymore. Master Dry helped improve the integrity of his home and he could not have done it without Josh and the team!
Doris W. of Kingsport, TN was in the process of finishing her basement. She had covered half the floor with new hardwood flooring when water leakage hindered her plans. At first she hoped it would be short-lived, putting some towels up along the wall and waiting it out. But the water began to warp and ruin the hardwood floors. She decided to call the waterproofing professionals at Master Dry Foundation and Waterproofing Specialists to help solve her wet basement problem.
Master Dry sent expert Jake Smith to inspect the basement. Based on Jake’s suggestions for repair, Foreman Cory Blacock and his crew installed a WaterGuard drainage system along the walls keep the water from spreading. This drainage system directs water to the new SuperSump sump pump, equipped with an UltraSump battery backup pump. Discharge lines installed with an IceGuard device help direct the water outside of the house and to the LawnScape drainage outlet. This means that no matter the conditions – power outage or blocked or frozen pipes – Doris will have a working waterproofing system to keep the water out of her basement.
Because Doris has a reliable way to remove water, she can finish her basement without worrying that she’ll just have to re-do the work. Her hardwood floors will look great in the new healthy, dry environment. She cannot thank Jake, Cory, and the rest of the team at Master Dry enough for her dry basement!
When homeowner Wes P. of Kingsport smelled a foul odor coming from his crawl space, he knew there was a problem. After spotting some mold, he knew he needed to call in an expert to examine the situation and take care of the problem before the nasty odor and mold started to cause an issue inside of his home. A search for crawl space experts in the area yielded Master Dry Waterproofing and Foundation Specialists. Wes contacted the company to set up his free inspection.
Expert Steve Price came to examine the crawl space. Along with the much needed mold remediation, Steve saw that the problem would only continue unless the crawl space was dried out. Foreman Nick Crozier and his team used mold spray and installed a dehumidifier to keep moisture out of the air. Next, they installed an EZ Flow drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump. Finally, they protected the space from the outside using an EverLast crawl space door and vent covers.
Encapsulated, dry, and mold-free, the team at Master Dry ensured that Wes’s crawl space would no longer be a source of worry!