Advance, NC Professional Foundation Repair & Basement Waterproofing

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We are very satisfied with a job well-done. I looks great. Scott, Robbie, and Roy hit the ground running and … Read Full TestimonialJoe A. of Blowing Rock, NC »
Joe A. of Blowing Rock, NC
You company gave a more technical presentation and offered better products than the competitors. Very satisfied.  The crew, office staff, … Read Full TestimonialJerry K. of Advance, NC »
Jerry K. of Advance, NC
We are very satisfied with the job Tar Heel Basement Systems did. Scott and his crew did a  great job … Read Full TestimonialDennis L. of Advance, NC »
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Reviews From Advance, NC
  • Advance, NC 27006
    "Bobby Luttrel represented your company in a professional manner. They arrived on time, asked questions…"
  • Advance, NC 27006
    "Hello All–what a different crawl space now. Looks like a new room. Great job by…"
  • Advance, NC 27006
    "I felt I would like to be friends with everyone of your staff. A truly…"

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 Advance, North Carolina

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 Advance 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 Advance

Foundation problems destroy your Advance 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 Advance 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 Advance, NC
Cracked Basement Wall Becomes Permanently Stabilized in Advance, NC

Throughout the last couple of years, the homeowners noticed cracks forming along their basement wall. Worried their wall would eventually cave-in, they needed a reliable company to provide a permanent solution. Tar Heel Basement Systems achieved all goals of the homeowner by installing the Basement Wall Anchor System, immediately stabilizing the cracked wall. 

Home's Finished Basement Made Dry and Bright
When Thomas noticed that one of the rooms in his finished basement had a leaky corner wall he decided to take action. Finding out about Tar Heel Basement Systems through a direct mailer, he gave us a call and Mike Smith was on the case. He recommended a combination of a BasementGutter french drain system, paneling, a new SafeDri super sump pump. Foreman Adam Canter and his crew spent a couple of days installing this system flawlessly. The footer was much deeper than expected so some extra drilling was in order to make space for the new SafeDri super sump pump. The BasementGutter system was installed around the perimeter of the room to drain to the sump pump which in turn lets water flow out of the home. Paneling covering the walls will keep any moisture out of the atmosphere, leading it into the french drain below it. It also brightens up the room, hiding any water stains. This complete basement waterproofing system will keep the room dry as well as the entire basement. The smartest place to start keeping your home cool, dry and healthy is at the bottom and Thomas did just that.
Homeowner Tests For Radon in Advance, NC: Test Your Home Today!

Radon is one of the most unknown substances to a homeowner, but as one of the leading causes of cancer in nonsmokers, homeowners should be more educated about radon.  When Scott F.  heard that his neighbor was having a radon test conducted, he decided it would be a good idea to call the professionals at Tar Heel Basement Systems to have conducted in his home as well.  

Radon prevention specialist William Blake tested Scott’s basement and found elevated levels of radon.  William recommended installing a radon fan and PVC pipes to suck the radon coming from the basement’s ground foundation and exhaust safely outside of his home.  With this approach, radon won’t build up in his home, therefore protecting him from its long-term effects.

Primary foreman Herman Massengill and his crew were called in to install the radon mitigation system.  Radon is no laughing matter and should be taken care of with the utmost urgency. While your home might not be affected, there’s no way to find out with testing.  Scott is happy he did, and encourages other homeowners to do the same in order to make sure they are protected.

IntelliJacks Fix Bowing Floors in Advance, NC Home

Homeowner Catherine M. noticed one day that parts of her flooring felt she was stepping on a spring. She also noticed that some of her doors were not shutting problem.  Wanting to find the source of these problems, Catherine decided to contact the professionals at Tar Heel Basement Systems to come inspect her home.

Shortly after scheduling an estimate, foundation repair specialist William Blake inspected the home’s basement and found nothing. How is this possible? He concluded that the problem was actually in her crawl space. The problem was that the horizontal support beams in the crawl space were bowing.  William recommended installing the IntelliJack System to take care of the problem permanently.  IntelliJack crawl space support posts are perfect for this situation because unlike wooden support posts, these posts won’t ever rot, warp, shrink or crack.  Also, IntelliJack supports are reinforced with concrete at their base and the jacks are adjustable, allowing for maximum weight-bearing strength.  

Foundation troubles can be some of the scariest problems a homeowner can go through, but thanks to primary foreman Josh Watson and the crew from Tar Heel Basement Systems, Catherine will no longer have to worry about sagging floors, doors that are hard to open and shut, or any other problems associated with foundation problems. This homeowner’s troubles are now a thing of the past!

SafeDri Triple Sump Pump, BasementGutter and Waterproof Advance, NC Home
After a heavy rainstorm flooded her basement, homeowner Anna H. knew that she had a serious predicament on her hands.  Knowing she needed a professional’s help, Anna began asking around for recommendations for a good local contractor.  Finally, Anna across an advertisement for Tar Heel Basement Systems, recognized the same and decided to give them a call. Soon after, Anna was met by waterproofing specialist Roger Roten at her Advance home.  After assessing her basement, Roger suggested a comprehensive waterproofing system be installed in her basement to keep it dry. Foreman Orville Schoenfield and his crew installed a SafeDri triple sump pump, BasementGutter and paneling.  The patented SafeDri triple sump pump is a sump pump with one additional pump and a backup battery pump to ensure drainage in heavy storms and power outages.  BasementGutter is a water drainage system that is installed along the perimeter of a basement to catch water that seeps in; it then sends the water down to the sump pump to be discharged out of the basement keeping the basement clean and dry! Paneling is a semi-rigid white plastic panel system installed on basement walls to drain water, stop water vapor from getting into the basement and brightens up the basement.  Other products like a Tar Heel dehumidification system and FreezeGuard discharge line were also installed. Thanks to Roger, Orville and the installation team from Tar Heel Basement Systems, Anna’s basement is now effectively waterproofed and her days of waking up after a heavy rainstorm to a flooded basement are over.  The professionals at Tar Heel Basement Systems aim to please, and Anna’s dry basement is a testament to their quality work!
Work Requests From Advance, NC
Baltimore Rd in Advance
There is a brick flower box on the left side of the front of the home. It was filled with concrete for unknown reasons and it is causing damage down in the basement. Someone attempted treating the issue with what I am assuming is "dry-lock". The dry lock is turning to paste when the water gets into the basement. Would like to have this looked at and and a figure on how much it would be to fix the existing issues.
Barney Road in Advance
Basement flooding
Brentwood Drive in Advance
Estimate for our house crawl space with moisture problems. The moisture is mostly in one section of the crawl space. The moisture is causing mold problems on the floor joists.
Cherokee Trail in Advance
We have a crack on the corner of our house that is off of a brick porch. The "crack" is growing wider and we need a jack of some kind placed under it to support it?
Covington Dr. in Advance
We have 3 water problems in our basement currently, but really two areas of concern. It is about a 1000SQFT unfinished basement which i would like to finish. 1. front left corner and front center of house have had leaks in the past and recently. Front center cinder block was painted with drylock by prevoius owner...just hid the problem, I've ground off some of the paint and the block wall is damp at head level after wet periods. It has allowed water to pool beneath this exposed block. Front corner is where main water line enter home. The wall below drips periodically, but not always when wet, it might not have rained for weeks and water will suddenly be all over the floor, you can see the white mineral deposits where the water comes in. (Front leach fields might have something to do with the intermittent problems. 2. Back doors of basement are walkout...water is entering above the doors, this area is under the porch and I do not think any flashing was installed properly...Wall around these doors is rotted out and needs replacement. Home was built in 2007. I bought it in late 2011, have seen about 7-10 instances of water intrusion since purchase. I'd like to have a couple different opinions....I'm going to end up spending a good deal of money to finish the basement and want to make sure that it is ALL done properly and to last. Thank you.
Dublin Rd. in Advance
I would like you to come out here and take a look at my crawl space and tell me what can be done or what I need to do. I can see water in the crawl space and I just want to deal with it.
Fallingcreek Drive in Advance
We have an unfinished bsmt with 3 concrete block walls. We do not have standing water in the bsmt but can see moisture spots & what we think is mildew/mold (white) in places. Would like an estimate on what to do to fix this as we are interested in finishing our bsmt. Best time to call is after 3:30 and best time for a visit is 5:00 or later during the week or even Saturdays. Thanks!
Fescue Drive in Advance
Please contact us. We would like an estimate on waterproofing our crawlspace. Thanks
Fieldwood Dr. in Advance
Looking for your free estimate on foundation repair for my home. Seems to be several indicators of a settling foundation. House is located in Advance, NC (Davie County). Please give me a call.
Fork Bixby in Advance
I have an old house that I want to insulate and encapsulate to reduce moisture and make heating more efficient. The square footage is approx 2,300 sq ft. I am looking for quotes currently and hope to have work done this summer.
Hollybrook Drive in Advance
20/30 mil plastic sheeting in 2300 sq ft crawl space and insulate 50 ft of 1/2" hot water line
Junie Beauchamp Rd in Advance
Wanting to get interior walls resealed. They are cender block walls.
Ken Hoots Lane in Advance
I am buying a house that has some paint bubbling and surface salt/mold in the basement. I want an estimate to fix the issue.
Kingsmill Dr in Advance
Just inside my crawl space access door is damp and a small amount of insulation has fallen. I don't see where the moister is coming from.
Lonetree Dr in Advance
Water under the house in the crawlspace. Would like an estimate on remedies. Thank you
Longleaf Pine Dr in Advance
Very wet under our home, most of the moisture has been coming from sweating duct work, we think.
Markland Rd. in Advance
Water in crawl space from gutter disconnecting during recent storm. 'Duck walk' height crawl space, red dirt floor.under vapor barrier constantly wet. Open vents not drying area. Fearful of mold and foundation damage if not dried.
McDaniel in Advance
Would like an evaluation and estimate on crawl space encapsulation
Meadows Edge Dr in Advance
My home was tested for radon in the basement.the levels were 4.5 and 4.9 so i need a estimate to fix this problem.
Mocks Ch Rd in Advance
Crawl space water standing
Montclair Drive in Advance
My crawl space is vented and is wet with standing water in some places. My insulation is falling down and I have some mold. I would like to get a price for a sealed crawl.
Oakmont Ct in Advance
Crawl space has moisture and would like an estimate.
Old March Road in Advance
New client, referred by his buyers, needs his crawl space repaired. Appointment set.
Palomino Road in Advance
Would like crawl space inspection and vapor barrier quote
Raintree Rd in Advance
Crawl space water issues.
Riverbend Dr in Advance
Water is coming up from the middle of foundation. Floor is also buckling, Appointment made.
Riverview Road in Advance
Paint popping off cinder block basement wall exposing cinder block as well as dampness and mold spots in upstairs closets.
S. March Ferry Rd in Advance
We discovered mold growing inside our flex ducting and we have high humidity in our crawl space (76 percent per our HVAC guy). He suggested a dehumidifier and possibly getting the crawl space sealed. I would like to get an estimate. We intend to also have either our ductwork cleaned, or replaced soon to prevent this from reoccurring
Sandpit Rd in Advance
Interested in free estimate to eliminate moisture issue in crawlspace.
Seaford Rd in Advance
I need to install vapor barrier and improve my insulation in the craw space.
Shallow Brook Dr in Advance
Calling to get an estimate for a home that he is buying that needs crawl space repairs-office will call him back since they were out to the home before
Somerset Court in Advance
Requesting service . Sump pump making a funny sound. Appointment set
South March Ferry Road in Advance
Moisture in crawl space. i believe the moisture is coming from improper drainage from gutter/down spouts. Need to change direction for down spout drains and install moisture barrier in crawl space.
Timber Lane in Advance
I have water coming into the basement and need a quote on waterproofing the house from the outside
Wendell Ln in Advance
Crawl space upgrade/renovation. Check and repair insulation if needed. Vapor barrier. Floor jacks if needed.
in Advance
I have a very small crawl space, I have noticed moisture, and the insulation is falling down.