Tar Heel Basement Systems Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

2017 Angie's List Super Service AwardTar Heel Basement Systems is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2017.

“The service providers that receive our Angie’s List Super Service Award demonstrate the level of excellence that members have come to expect,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “These pros are top-notch and absolutely deserve recognition for the trustworthy and exemplary customer service they exhibited in the past year and overall.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2017 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, which include maintaining an “A” rating in overall grade, recent grade, and review period grade. The SSA winners must be in good standing with Angie’s List, pass a background check, record a current trade license attestation and abide by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

“We know that our growth and success over the last 15 years is because we stick to our core values- quality service for our customers, respect for our teammates, and improving lives in our community,” praised Tar Heel’s General Manager, Garrett Atkinson. “This award is a testament to those values and we are honored to receive it.”

Tar Heel Basement Systems has been listed on Angie’s List since 2012. This is the 3rd year Tar Heel Basement Systems has received this honor. Service company ratings are updated continually on Angie’s List as new, verified consumer reviews are submitted. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in multiple fields ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality.

For over two decades Angie’s List has been a trusted name for connecting consumers to top-rated service professionals. Angie’s List provides unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.



About Tar Heel Basement Systems

Tar Heel Basement Systems specializes in residential & commercial basement waterproofing, crawl space repair, foundation repair and concrete lifting. The mission of the company is to improve lives by inspiring its employees to live the Golden Rule and challenge industry standards. Tar Heel Basement Systems has been named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies and Triad Business Journal’s Best Place to Work. In 2017, Tar Heel was named by the United States Chamber of Commerce as the Top Veteran Owned Business in the nation. Tar Heel Basement Systems has been serving homeowners in North Carolina and Southwest Virginia for more than 15 years. For more information about Tar Heel Basement Systems, please visit


Linville, NC- Crawl Space Sump Pump Offers Maximum Protection

Water was pushing through the cinderblock walls of this crawl space and there was groundwater seepage during heavy rains. In order to fully protect this crawl space from flooding, Tar Heel Basement Systems installed a SafeDri™ Triple Sump Pump System (with a battery backup) in the low spot of the crawl space. The CrawlSeal wall liner will allow any water coming through the walls to drain behind it and into the drainage system. This space will now stay dry during the heaviest of rain storms and humid months.

Crawlspace Encapsulation Helps Sell Home in Newland, NC

This homeowner was concerned that the worn, thin plastic that was placed on the dirt crawlspace floor would be a deal breaker for potential buyers of this Newland, NC home. In order to increase the property value and integrity of the home, Tar Heel Basement Systems installed their patented CrawlSeal Crawlspace Encapsulation System, which included sealing the crawlspace with a 20 mil. think vapor barrier and conditioning the air with a Tar Heel dehumidifier.

Crawl Space Moisture Issue Solved with a CrawlSeal Encapsulation System

This condo had a moisture issue that seemed to be getting worse. The homeowner noticed the issue about 6 months ago and wanted to address the problem before it caused major damage to his home. Tar Heel Basement Systems regraded the dirt floor and dug a trench against the footer to help collect groundwater seepage. Next, Scott and his team sealed the exposed dirt floor and cinder block walls, and wrapped (8) crawl space piers using CrawlSeal liner. Lastly, the Tar Heel installation crew sealed the crawl space vents and turned on the dehumidifier to condition this newly improved crawl space.

Linville, NC – Crawl Space Moisture Problems Solved

This home in Linville Ridge Golf Club had moisture problems in the crawl space that continued to worsen over the years. The homeowner was planning on remodeling the home and knew repairs had to be done in the crawl space first. Tar Heel Basement Systems installed their patented CrawlSeal encapsulation system to control the moisture and prevent mold growth. This homeowner can now enjoy this summer home without the musty smells & dampness coming from the crawl space below.

Falling Insulation Means Moisture in this Linville, NC Crawlspace

Crawlspaces are usually wet and smelly, and sagging insulation is generally a sign that a crawlspace has a moisture issue. This crawlspace in Linville, NC had just that problem. The insulation was soaking up the moisture in the space and began to fall from the floor joists. In order to keep the moisture levels controlled in this crawlspace, Tar Heel Basement Systems installed their patented CrawlSeal vapor barrier, sealed the vents and installed a Tar Heel dehumidifier. This crawlspace is now dry.

Banner Elk, NC – New Construction Sealed Crawl Space

The newly constructed home in Banner Elk, NC had a crawl space built without foundation vents. In order to pass building code, the crawl space needed to be completely sealed, have a dehumidification system and a drain to daylight – a task that Tar Heel Basement Systems was ready for.

Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the patented 20mil CrawlSeal™ Encapsulation System, completely separating the home from the exposed dirt below. The Tar Heel self-draining dehumidifier was installed to keep humidity levels low and prevent mold growth. To keep moisture from taking over the area, the SafeDri™ sump pump system was installed to pump moisture out of the crawl space and away from the home. The newly constructed home has passed inspection and is ready for move-in day!

Beech Mountain, NC- Crawl Space Transformation

The walk-in crawl space of this Beech Mountain, NC vacation home was the main cause for the musty smell in the living area of the home. After several vacations spent with all windows open in the home, the homeowners decided to permanently correct the problem.

Tar Heel Basement Systems removed all debris and 6mil vapor barrier. Installing the CrawlSeal 20mil Encapsulation System and Tar Heel dehumidifier transformed this damp crawl space into a dry and conditioned storage area.

Boone, NC – Crawl Space Becomes Energy Efficient

The crawl space in this Boone, NC home was failing to keep the area below the home properly insulated. The fiberglass insulation was beginning to fall as the increasing humidity levels rose. The thin, 6mil. vapor barrier was no longer protecting the home from the dirt floor surface below.

Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the energy-efficient encapsulation using X-Grade Crawl Space Insulation along the crawl space walls, CrawlSeal 20mil. liner along the crawl space floor and piers to completely seal off the home from the exposed dirt below.

The homeowners are excited and ready for winter with their newly encapsulated crawl space, thanks to Tar Heel Basement Systems!

Another Crawlspace Tranformation in Banner Elk, NC

Homeowners wanted to dry out their crawlspace and seal it up so that bugs and rodents couldn’t make their way in. Tar Heel Basement Systems installed their state of the art crawlspace encapsulation system and the house has been mouse-free ever since. Not to mention they can now use their crawlspace for additional storage space without a worry.

Mountain Home in Boone, NC Has Crawl Space Sealed

Moisture from the dirt crawl space was escaping into the living area above bringing a musty odor along with it. Wanting to eliminate their moisture problem permanently, the Boone, NC homeowners called Tar Heel Basement Systems.

Replacing the thin, 6mil vapor barrier with the 20mil CrawlSeal System prevented ground moisture from reaching the home above while also preventing condensation build up along the HVAC system allowing for better energy costs during the summer months. The dingy and dark crawl space is now bright and dry for many years to come!

Boone, NC – Before and After of a Crawl Space Door

This Boone, NC doctor office’s crawl space was in need of a new door that didn’t allow water from rain and snow to enter the crawl space area.

Tar Heel Basement Systems installed the Infinity crawl space door. The Infinity door is rot, warp and rust resistant while also being insulated for maximum efficiency. The Infinity door also comes with a deadbolt keeping your crawl space safe and closed from intruders and bad weather.