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Radon Mitigation
Radon Testing
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Radon Mitigation Systems
Radon Detectors
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Basement Waterproofing Services & Products
WaterGuard Interior System
DryTrak Drainage Channel
Basement Leak Repair
TrenchDrain Drain Grate
IceGuard Discharge Line
FlexiSpan Wall Crack Repair
Polyurethane Crack Sealing
WellDuct Window Drainage
BrightWall Waterproof Panels
ThermalDry Wall Barrier
Basement To Beautiful Pre-finishing Wall Insulation Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
UltraSump Battery Back Up
SaniDry Basement Dehumidifier
Sump Pump Installation, Repair & Replacement
Basement Insulation
Foundation Waterproofing
Basement Encapsulation
Drain Tile System Installation
Perimeter Drainage Systems
Basement Crack Repair

 

Crawl Space Repair Services & Products
CleanSpace Encapsulation Vapor Barriers And Liners
Turtl Access Hatch
EverLast Crawl Space Doors
SaniDry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SilverGlo Wall Insulation
TerraBlock Floor Insulation
SmartSump Sump Pump
Crawl-o-Sphere Crawl Space Fan
WallCap Block Wall Sealer
Crawl Space Vapor Barriers
Crawl Space Liners
Crawl Space Jacks

 

Foundation Repair Services & Products
Push Pier Underpinning For Settlement, Foundation Leveling, Sinking Foundation Repair
Geo-lock Wall Anchors
Geo-lock Helical Anchors
PowerBrace Bowed Wall Repair
CarbonArmor Fiber Wall Repair
SmartJack Crawl Space Support
Floor Supports
Foundation Drainage Systems
Slab Pier Repair
Slab Crack Repair
Foundation Underpinning
Basement Repair
Commercial Foundation Repair
Retaining Wall Anchors
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting & Leveling
Mudjacking & Slab Jacking Alternatives
EZ Post Deck Repair
Pool Deck Repair
Concrete Driveway Repair
Concrete Sidewalk Repair
Shotcrete Wall Restoration
Before and After Pictures from Birmingham
PolyLevel Makes Walkway Safe in Homewood, AL

PolyLevel Makes Walkway Safe in Homewood, AL

Before After
PolyLevel Makes Walkway Safe in Homewood, AL PolyLevel Makes Walkway Safe in Homewood, AL

This homeowner in the suburbs of Homewood was quick to call AFS when their walkway became a trip hazard. Our PolyLevel specialist came out to level it back to health.

Company Awards
#1 Dealer: Pier Systems
Our team works relentlessly year round helping homeowners and contractors! We are proud to be your local SupportWorks dealer in... [Read more]
Best of HomeAdvisor 2016
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#1 Dealer for Piering Systems
AFS was recently awarded #1 Foundation SupportWorks Dealer for Piering Systems during the 2014-2015 year.... [Read more]
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Certified Basement Waterproofers & Foundation Repair Contractor in Birmingham, AL

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I am extremely impressed with the wok you did. I thought that my house was a hopeless case. AFS came to my rescue.
Testimonial by Donna from Birmingham, AL
It is refreshing to see a company take ownership of an issue and work to resolve it.
Testimonial by Gerald B. from Vestavia Hills, AL

Basement waterproofing and crawl space repair in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham is served by our friendly specialists from our Leeds location.

wet basement walls in Birmingham, AL

Moisture has collected on the basement walls of this Alabama home.

As the largest city in the state, Birmingham, AL has thousands of homeowners whose basements are wet and unappealing. This is made worse by the city's climate, which features abundant rainfall and severe thunderstorms during many parts of the year. Fortunately, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists has over 15 years of experience handling basement and crawl space water issues for local homeowners just like you!

Most unfinished basements aren't known for being the most attractive or exciting part of a home, but that doesn't mean they should be left to rot and decay. Water in your basement, which can enter anywhere from a leaky basement wall or window to a failed washer heater, will eventually grow mold and create health hazards for the whole home. If you've noticed any of these signs in your basement, it's time to call in a professional:

  • Wet or damp basement floor or standing water
  • Leaking or damp basement walls or windows
  • Crystalline deposits on concrete surfaces
  • Musty odors, condensation, and humidity
  • Sump pump issues

AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists has a wide variety of products we can use to keep your basement dry. From high-volume sump pumps to French drains and efficient dehumidifiers, we have all of the components necessary for a successful waterproofing system. After we install these products in your basement, you'll have a more valuable home and more space to safely store your possessions, do your laundry, or however else you wish to use your below-the-home space!

Additionally, we offer crawl space repair and encapsulation services that will also keep water and moisture away from your home. Because so many crawl spaces are left almost entirely open to the outside, moisture and mold growth are extremely common – which can be detrimental to the structural integrity of your entire home. Our crawl space vapor barrier, sump pump, dehumidifier, and more will prevent harm from coming to your home.

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Solutions for foundation repair and concrete lifting

foundation wall cracks in Birmingham, AL

Wall cracks can appear once a home's foundation has started to shift or settle.

Have you noticed cracks along exterior or interior walls and floors, bowing walls, uneven flooring, or even a tilting chimney around your home? These signs usually point to foundation problems, which can become serious if not taken care of. AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists employs foundation specialists who can quickly diagnose the issue and offer the best solution for your foundation repair needs.

Different symptoms may mean different problems for your home, and we can discover the root of any foundation problem. For example, stair-step cracking along exterior bricks usually means foundation settlement, while bulging cracks in floors point to foundation heave. There are also a wide variety of products designed for each of these problems. Push or helical piers can resolve foundation settlement, while wall anchors and braces fix bowing walls. AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists uses the best products designed by the experts at Foundation Supportworks on every job.

We can also help with concrete lifting and leveling needs around your property. If you have: 

  • A cracked driveway 
  • An uneven patio 
  • A sinking sidewalk 
  • A sunken pool deck

Our professionals are more than ready to use the PolyLevel method to set these problems straight. PolyLevel uses a lightweight polyurethane foam that quickly lifts concrete back to level after it is injected into the ground. In just 15 minutes after application, most concrete slabs are ready for normal use. If your foundation or concrete is making life difficult for you, schedule a free quote with AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists today!

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Stop radon from entering your Birmingham, AL home

As the second leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking, radon gas should be taken seriously by homeowners in Birmingham. Radon is impossible to detect without special equipment, and even neighboring homes can have wildly varying levels of radon. If you're not sure how much radon is in your home, or if you're looking for a radon mitigation specialist, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists is the company to call!

From basements to foundations and more, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists will do whatever it takes to restore your property and prevent future issues. We offer free estimates for our basement waterproofing, foundation repair, and other services throughout Alabama. Schedule yours today!

Job Stories From Birmingham, AL
Wall Anchors Prevent Future Cracking in Birmingham Home

Cracking in your foundation could be alarming, and needs to be addressed very quickly. For Eunjoo K. it was a big problem.  After being referred by his close friend to Alabama Foundation Specialists, Eunjoo spoke with foundation specialist Rick McVey. Rick quickly suggested our state of the art Wall Anchors.

Wall Anchors are embedded into the soil away from the foundation wall then connected to steel wall plates with anchoring rods. A benefit of this system is the ability to tighten the wall anchor during dry periods which prevents anymore cracking from happening.

Upon completion of the project, Eunjoo can be at ease knowing that the cracks in his foundation are now fixed. His newly installed wall anchors can now weather any storm.

 

 

CleanSpace & SaniDry Rid Home of Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew growth can be unseen and very unhealthy. For Monica C. it was an ongoing problem with her home’s crawl space. After being referred by a home inspector to AFS, Monica spoke with Jim Adams, crawl space expert about her ongoing problem. Jim quickly suggested our Cleanspace Liner and our SaniDry CX.

CleanSpace is made of 20-mil 7-ply sandwich of high and low-density polyethylene with polyester-cord reinforcement, the liner is treated with an antimicrobial finish that protects against mold and mildew growth on or under the CleanSpace liner. To ensure no mold and mildew, Jim also suggested our Energy Star Rated SaniDry CX system. This system pumps out up to 109 pints of water a day.

After Monica C. had the company install the CleanSpace liner and SaniDry CX system in her crawl space, she has had nothing but a dry, safe, and healthy crawlspace for years to come!  

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Work Requests From Birmingham, AL
Mountaindale Road in Birmingham
My house is on a crawl space and one corner of it fills with water after every rain. In the same corner of the house there are some cracks in the drywall that I'm concerned are from settlement. I want someone to take a look at the best course of action so further damage doesn't occur
Montevallo Rd S in Birmingham
Water in basement after heavy rain. Concerned that downspout may be the culprit.
Mountain Park Drive in Birmingham
Limestone foundation is leaking in several places. Would also like to better waterproof the crawl space area of basement.
Sherwood Forest Dr in Birmingham
Water entering Basement
Magnolia Drive in Birmingham
We have a corner in our basement where he Sheetrock is moldy and wet. I have removed a portion to reveal some rotten wood. The concrete blocks are wet.
Hollywood Blvd in Birmingham
Wet basement- requesting quotation for vapor barrier and dehumidifier.
Airview St in Birmingham
I have a damp and Sewer like smell in both bathrooms and the kitchen. There was some work done earlier this month. I need somebody to look at it and tell me how I can get rid of this.
King Stables Circle in Birmingham
I have an uneven driveway slab.
Grove Park Way in Birmingham
There is a corner of the slab that is cracked and we just noticed a crack starting in the brick starting at the roof and coming down to a window
Powderly Ave SW in Birmingham
Crawl space water damage causing mold
Carol Drive in Birmingham
Need installation crawl space vents around the house. Try to do improvements.
Southcrest Rd in Birmingham
Basement with minor water damage and cracks in block and brick facade
Burton Drive in Birmingham
Damp basement under front porch area
EDWARDS LAKE RD in Birmingham
POOL SIDEWALK IS CRACKED AND UNEVEN WHICH MAKES OUR LINER MEASUREMENTS OFF.
Highland Crescent in Birmingham
The sidewalk in front of my house has sunk about 1 1/2 inches. I would like an idea as to how much it would cost to have it raised.
Montevallo Lane in Birmingham
Some water has been welling up in the basement wetting the carpet in last few days. We have also had some issues with our sprinkler system recently. Of course, we just turned the sprinkler system back on given the weather is turning. Not sure if there is a nexus. Additionally, SEC, contractor for SPIRE did damage some pipes last year and not sure that is not playing a part. Above said, we have a wet basement.
Sylvaner Ln in Birmingham
Sagging and uneven interior floors
Linwood Road in Birmingham
I'd like a quote for encapsulating my crawl space. It's a half basement, half crawlspace. Thanks!
Francis Street Sw in Birmingham
Need a retaining wall repaired
in Birmingham
I have a basement that has terrible leak but I am not positive where exactly it is. I need the source located and an estimate for the repair.
Serving the following Birmingham, AL zip codes
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