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Research Triangle Local Office

Tar Heel Basement Systems

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
(984) 255-7529

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609


Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 7 am – 11 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 11 pm

Servicing Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Wake Forest & Wilmington

Award-Winning Solutions in Durham

The Tar Heel Basement Systems Process

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One of our contact center representatives will reach out to you to determine your problem and set the best time for one of our certified field inspectors to visit your home.

Consult with Our Certified Inspector

Our certified field inspector will visit your home to observe the problems in your home and inspect other areas of your home that may have been impacted.

Installation of Customized Solutions

Our professional production crew installs patented, American-made solutions in each home with care and strives to leave the area better than we found it.

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Why Homeowners Choose Tar Heel Basement Systems

Tar Heel Basement Systems, founded in 2003, is a subsidiary of Groundworks, a family of companies that offers superior, proven solutions for your foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, dehumidification, and concrete lifting needs. We devote our years of experience, industry knowledge, and specialized training to help customers protect their homes or commercial buildings from water damage, concrete sinking, and foundation failure.

FAQ

Sometimes, musty odors might not be associated with health-hazards like mold or pests, but that doesn’t mean the smells aren’t a serious problem. Musty odors usually occur with any sort of moisture-damage. If you smell anything in your home, don’t ignore it. Moisture in your crawl space could lead to wood rot or damaged insulation – both of which can greatly damage your home and reduce its efficiency. Any crawl space problem signs should be taken seriously and solved as soon as possible.

Mold’s main function is to break down organic material in order to continue multiplying. For that reason, mold spores are quite dangerous to humans. If you breathe in mold spores, they could cause damage to your lungs. Even worse, mold spores could latch onto skin, clothing, and more which only increases its chance to grow. Eventually, mold in your crawl space could break out into a full-blown infestation throughout your entire house.

A sump pump is a kind of drainage system that collects water into a pit and then pumps it out of and away from the foundation. It’s a perfect device for homeowners who have basement flooding problems and need to keep that part of the house as dry as possible. If you already have a sump pump in your basement, you should know that it may not be enough to have just one.

Living in Northern North Carolina means that your property probably sees a lot of water. It would be worth investing in a second or even a third pump for your sump pump in order to keep up with the incredible amounts of water that flows around your foundation. If your sump pump gets overworked because of all the water it has to continuously pump, it will have a shorter lifespan and malfunction sooner than it should. When this happens, your basement will quickly flood, and the structural damages as a result of that failure will cost more than a second pump. All of the sump pumps in our SafeDri™ series can all be installed with a backup battery system that will guarantee a dry basement at all times.

If you’re unsure if you need another pump, simply observe your sump pump during the summer. Summer is the rainiest season in North Carolina, so watching the sump pump when it’s at its most active will give you all the information you need. If the water is flowing into the pit at an excessive rate, you need to invest in another pump. Doing so will ensure that the device functions for years without failure.

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Our Locations

Fayetteville Location

3400 Walsh Pky, Suite 220
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Greensboro Location

611 Summit Ave, Suite 5
Greensboro, NC 27405

North Raleigh

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609

Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Wilmington Location

2155 Enterprise Dr. NE
Leland, NC 28451

Winston-salem / High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103