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Ryan Arnett was professional, personal and likable. He was knowledgeable and patient. Answered all our questions.
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From 3 other companies, nobody could clearly define our problem. Your representative did immediately. Very nice, professional. He knew his … Read Full TestimonialMary Ellen C. of Burlington, NC »
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Geoff was great. He was on-time, very personable, very professional, and I felt he offered a solution instead of trying … Read Full TestimonialTom B. of Mebane, NC »
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We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home.

Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair in Alamance County

Water in the basement or crawl space leads to mold, rot, musty odors and structural issues. It also leads to a reoccurring headache for you. Luckily, our trained experts are available to permanently fix the problem.

We will properly install a hidden drainage system in your Alamance basement and completely encapsulate your crawl space with CrawlSeal™ vapor barrier. We are here to solve the problem for you.

Why Choose Us?

  • Lifetime Warranty on all Perimeter Waterproofing Systems
  • 25-year Warranty on Crawl Space Encapsulation Systems
  • Sump Pump Installation, Repair & Replacement
  • Basement, Crawl Space & Spray Foam Insulation
  • Crawl Space & Basement Dehumidifiers
  • Hundreds of Satisfied Customers

Structural & Foundation Repair in Alamance County

Foundation problems destroy your Alamance home’s value and can be dangerous. Our team of structural and geotechnical engineers is here to help. We design and install the right solution and usually have the project finished in less than a week. You will have peace of mind as we provide a 25-year written warranty against defects on our foundation products.

We Fix

  • Bowing Walls
  • Sagging Floors
  • Stair-Step Cracks
  • Tilting Chimneys
  • Foundation Cracks
  • Garage Slabs
We Use

  • Wall Anchors
  • Slab Piers
  • I-Beam Wall Braces
  • Helical Deck Piers
  • Sticking Windows
  • Underpinning

PolyRenewal™ Concrete Leveling & Lifting

The sunken and cracked concrete around your Alamance home is both an eyesore and a safety hazard. It is also likely to get worse, but we can fix it for you.

Our experts use PolyRenewal, a superior polyurethane foam. Small holes are drilled in the concrete, the foam is injected and the expanding foam lifts the concrete. The majority of contractors you will call use mudjacking instead of foam. Mudjacking is heavier, require larger holes in the concrete and does not last as long as PolyRenewal. Call us today to learn more.

We Fix

  • Cracked Driveways
  • Uneven Patios
  • Sinking Sidewalks

  • Uneven Concrete
  • Sunken Pool Decks
  • Highway & Commercial Issues
Job Stories From Alamance, NC
Basement Craft Room Made Dry with BasementGutter
When Ed and his wife noticed that their basement crafting studio was becoming damp and humid, they decided to search for a team that could fix their problem once and for all. Ed's wife taught crafting classes out of their basement room full of great supplies and some furniture. The floor was becoming water damaged and stains could be seen in the problem areas. Of course the homeowners wanted their investments kept safe and the room to be comfortable for their students. After seeing Tar Heel Basement Systems in the Talk of The Town coupon direct mailer, they called us and set up an appointment. Systems Design Specialist John Williams prescribed a BasementGutter french drain system complete with inspection port and SafeDri Triple Sump Pump. Foreman Orville Schoenfield and his crew got to work and installed the system in two days. The BasementGutter system was installed on top of the footer around the perimeter of the room and was sealed in tight to collect any infiltrating water from both the walls and the floor. The room is now a dry and comfortable area, safe to store supplies and to teach the masses.
Bowing Floors Causes Uncertainty in Burlington, NC Homeowner

One day, homeowner Steven G. found that some of his floors were sagging and had a spring-like quality when stepped on.  Steven recognized these symptoms as foundation trouble, and after searching for contractors online, came across Tar Heel Basement Systems and contacted them for an inspection after reading positive reviews from other Burlington residents who had dealt with similar problems and had them successfully repaired by Tar Heel.

Upon inspecting the home, foundation repair specialist John Williams saw that the floors were definitely sagging and recommended that the most effective solution would be the installation of the IntelliJack System. IntelliJack crawl space support posts are designed to level and stabilize beams and floor joists in the crawl space, thus repairing the sagging floor above. Unlike wooden support posts, IntelliJack supports are made out of steel, therefore, they will never rot, warp, crack or shrink; ensuring a much longer lifecycle than wooden posts.  Finally, the posts are adjustable, allowing the contractor to apply maximum load-bearing strength to the underside of the beam.  With the repairs agreed upon, John called in Josh Watson and his crew to install the IntelliJack System.

With the supplemental support system successfully installed, Steven will no longer have to worry about weak soil or humidity and moisture damaging the floor joists in his crawl space. Steven’s home will go back to the way it was when it first built if not even better.  The professionals at Tar Heel Basement Systems strive for nothing but the best for the customers and Steve is no exception!

Burlington, NC- Brick Basement Now Dry
The brick basement in Burlington, NC had a case of the damp basement walls and floor every time it rained or snowed. Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the BasementGutter Drainage System and SafeDri super sump pump to remove the moisture and pump the water safely away from the home.
Burlington, NC- Crawl Space Receives Healthy Makeover
The damp ridden crawl space under this Burlington, NC home had seen better days. Open vents with an exposed dirt floor were a recipe for unhealthy indoor air quality. Humidity entered the crawl space through the open vents, allowing for mold spores to spread throughout the entire crawl space. The previous vapor barrier was replaced with the CrawlSeal 20mil Encapsulation System while each vent was completely sealed off from outdoor air. In order to provide healthy indoor air quality for the home above, the Aprilaire self-draining dehumidifier was installed to keep humidity levels below 55% and prevent future mold growth.
Burlington, NC- Damp Crawl Space Transformed
The damp crawl space under this Burlington, NC home had (3) three seperate 6mil. vapor barriers that were alll insufficient, allowing moisture to take over the area. Tar Heel Basement Systems replaced the failing thin vapor barriers with the 20mil CrawlSeal Encapsulation System. The thick liner is made of antimicrobial properties that will prevent moisture from taking over the crawl space.
Dirt Crawlspace in Graham, NC Sealed and Dehumidified
Steve's dirt crawlspace, filled with rich, red Carolina clay, had become the site of pooled water and heavy humidity. After attempting to cover the dirt with store-bought plastic, the problem persisted. He decided then to get it fixed once and for all with Tar Heel Basement Systems. Sales rep Jaimie Hooker sold him a complete CrawlSeal crawlspace encapsulation system. A CrawlDrain system, a new SafeDri sump pump and Tar Heel dehumidifier was also included to ensure a dry area. Foreman Brett Bond and his crew finished the job in just a day. installing the 1720 square feet of CrawlSeal and a CrawlDrain system to keep the water draining out and moisture out of the atmosphere. TheTar Heel dehumidifier will keep the air in the crawlspace dry, and the home cooler and more comfortable. The SafeDri sump pump will take any of the drained water and make sure it exits the house through an outdoor drainage pipe. The piers were also wrapped to ensure a tight seal. Steve's damp crawlspace was successfully made dry again with a complete crawlspace encapsulation and dehumidification system courtesy of Tar Heel Basement Systems.
Elon, NC- Wet Basement Now Permanently Dry
After heavy rains, water would pool up along the bottom of the basement wall. Finally reaching their limit, the homeowners were tired of fearing each rainstorm and spending hours vacuuming up water. They were in need of a permanent solution that would not affect the landscaping on the exterior of their home. Tar Heel Basement Systems provided their home with a solution that would permanently keep their basement dry during rainstorms or inclement weather. The BasementGutter Drainage System and SafeDri triple sump pump work cohesively to channel intruding water out and away from the basement.
Haw River, NC - Sinking Slab Creates Unwelcoming Curb Appeal
The front porch of this Haw River, NC home began sinking over the years due to the failing clay soil underneath. Not only was the porch creating negative curb appeal for the homeowners, it was also a growing safety issue. Tar Heel Basement Systems raised the sinking slab by injecting a two-part polyurethane foam under the slab to fill the void. The PolyRenewal process stabilized the sinking slab and raised the slab to the accurate height, eliminating the previous trip hazard.
Haw River, NC- Home Seals Crawl Space Just in Time for Summer

The Haw River, NC homeowners wanted to have their damp, dirty and nasty crawl space sealed before the hot summer months arrived. Their energy bill would spike during the summer due to the open foundation vents causing the HVAC system to work extra hard to keep the upstairs cool. Tar Heel Basement Systems sealed the crawl space and foundation vents preventing ground moisture and outside air from negatively effecting the home's crawl space or air conditioning system! 

Mebane, NC- Home's Floor System Stabilized

Noticing the kitchen floor was becoming bouncy and cabinets were detaching from the floor, the homeowners investigated below. The floor system in the crawl space was showing signs of settlement. Tar Heel Basement Systems restored the Mebane, NC home's floor system by installing the IntelliJack System. Providing instant stabilization, the homeowners noticed an immediate difference as the floors were now level and stable. 

Tar Heel Provides Assistance in Finishing of Burlington, NC Basement
After years of having an unfinished basement, homeowner Wanda B. decided it was time to create more livable space in her Burlington home with a finished basement.  Knowing this could not be a do-it-yourself type of job, Wanda began her search for a contractor.  She soon came across Tar Heel Basement Systems, who had posted an ad in the local newspaper, and she decided to give them a call. Tar Heel promptly sent basement finishing specialist John Williams to meet Wanda to talk about her expectations and budget.  After inspecting the basement, John found that there was a slight dampness in the basements air, but assured Wanda that this problem would be taken care of before finishing the basement. Primary foreman Adam Hill and his crew installed ThermalDry tile flooring, as recommended by John. Unlike ceramic or vinyl tile which are bonded directly to the floor, ThermalDry tile is designed with pegs on the edges to effectively raise it off the floor, creating a thermal barrier which keeps the floor 8-10 degrees warmer than directly-bonded tiles.  ThermalDry also doubles as an effective way to keep water out of the basement. The fact that it’s raised can help to effectively keep water vapor under its surface and dry it out without the threat of water seepage.  Finally, because each tile is installed separately, installation and replacement of the tiles is now easier than ever!  A Tar Heel dehumidifier was also installed to keep the basement free of moisture, and paneling was used as an extra precaution against water seepage, and to brighten the walls and give the basement an updated look! In the eyes of any homeowner, a clean and protected finished basement is a happy basement, and with the products installed by the professionals at Tar Heel Basement Systems, Wanda’s basement is guaranteed to stay dry and look beautiful for years to come!
BasementGutter Protects Burlington, NC Basement
When Ivy and Lance M. found that their basement was taking in a substantial amount of water, they knew they needed the help of a professional to solve the problem.  The couple began searching for contractors online, eventually coming across Tar Heel Basement Systems.  The couple was impressed by the company’s reviews from hundreds of happy customers, so they decided to call them for a free estimate, and they were happy they did! Tar Heel sent out waterproofing specialist John Williams to meet the couple at their Burlington home.  After surveying their basement and surrounding foundation, John recommended installing a SafeDri super sump pump and BasementGutter drainage system to remove standing water and keep the basement dry all the time.  The BasementGutter is a drainage system that is installed along the perimeter of the basement.  The BasementGutter catches all water that seeps into the home and directs it toward the sump pump; the sump pump then effectively drains the unwanted water outside of the home.  With the recommendations agreed upon, Orville Schoenfield and his crew were called in to complete the installation process. Finding water in one’s basement is always a stressful situation, but thanks to the professionals at Tar Heel Basement Systems, Ivy and Lance M.’s water problems are a thing of the past and they can rest easy knowing that outside elements are no longer a threat to their basement!
Serving the following Alamance, NC zip codes
27215, 27216, 27217, 27253, 27302, 27244, 27349, 27258, 27359, 27201, 27340, 27202