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Carlos is responsible for overseeing each job to completion. Each leader takes responsibility for assembling appropriate tools and equipment, assigning tasks to installers, and moving the job toward completion to ensure efficiency and quality. They are also responsible for keeping the customer, up-to-date, and ensure satisfaction with each job.
Our mission is: "To povide the best permanent solutions through 'wow' customer service with every customer every time."
Carlos takes personal responsibility to ‘wow’ each customer on every job and is a trusted and valued member of the Frontier Basement Systems team.
A Monterey Tennessee family suffering from allergies called to get thier crawl space encapsulated in the quest for healthier air. The family complained of musty, damp, and moldy smells upstairs as well as cold floors in the winter.
This home owner’s daughter struggles with asthma and allergies. The moisture in this crawl space provided the perfect atmosphere for mold growth. The damage to the floor joist was obvious. The quality of the air the family was breathing upstairs was less visible but affecting the health of the family.
Encapsulating the crawl space with a 20 mil CleanSpace liner will control the space with conditioned air, preventing the elements needed for mold growth. Creating safer, healthier air for this Cookeville family.
When this Baxter, TN family was experiencing problems with their home flooding with water each time there was heavy rains in the area, we were able to help upgrade the existing drainage system to direct water away from the structure.
All of our drainage discharge lines are designed to not clog, to be minimally invasive to not cause a tripping hazard and no mowing problems if on a lawn.
When the home owners noticed the stairs of this Bowling Green KY home had settled they decided to get some help.
Lifting and stabilizing the floors to level was the priority for this family. SmartJacks lift and stabilize the home back to level; made of steel they are strong, adjustable, and not susceptible to mold, moisture, and wood rot.
They also chose to control moisture and humidity to combat mold. Encapsulating the crawlspace will control water and humidity protecting the structure and family from mold and mildew.
When it rains, water comes in form everywhere damaging the personal belongings of this Hartford Kentucky couple. A single sump pump was installed many years ago but has not kept the basement dry. The old pump is removed and replaced with a TripleSafe Complete System including 2 sump pumps and an UltraSump.
Waterproofing this basement required pulling out the old pump system and installing our TripleSafe Complete system including 2 pumps and an UltraSump. The homeowner also opted for the WaterWatch alarm system to notify in case of any flooding and a battery back up system in case power goes out or the system ever accidentally becomes unplugged.
The home owner was aware of mold in his home and garage. He already had a trench drain and sump pump to save the garage from heavy rains. However the walls were bowing in from the hydrostatic pressure. The garage wall was no longer holding back the pressure of the earth around behind the wall. Wall anchors were installed to provide support and protect the foundation of the home.
This crawl space had mold, rot, and mildew from a water and moisture problem. The homeowners wanted to protect the health of the home and gain the additional storage space from this large area.
You never know what is supporting your home if you don’t look.
The homeowner of this Cottonwood home was looking to sell but a home inspector found some concerns that needed immediate attention. He had lived there for 15 years but the home was built in 1901 and was long over due for some attention.
The supports in the crawl space may have been sufficient at one time but were long overdue to be replaced with a better product. The galvanized steel of the SmartJacks were a much better permanent solution for this old house.
A 35 year old home in Hendersonville Tennessee has leaks in the crawl space. The leaks and moisture must be addressed before the home can be sold.
Proper drainage system will give the water a place to go and a way to escape, encapsulation with a vapor barrier will keep rain and ground water from getting in to the conditioned space.
A clean crawl space is healthier for the structure and the family above, adds additional space, and additional value to the home.
A home in Goodlettsville Tennessee was built in 1987 with a tiny crawl space door inside the home. The access door was very small and in an inconvenient location. For practicality the access was moved to the outside of the home. A Turtl crawl space access well was installed to solve this home owners problem.
This Goodlettsville home was having trouble with floors because of the water and humidity in the crawl space.
Excessive groundwater and higher temperatures were creating a sauna-like environment below the living space and doing a tremendous amount of damage to the wood that supports the home and floor.
Jacks to lift the sagging floors, a vapor barrier to manage water and temperature, and a dehumidifier to control the humidity make for a healthy home and level floors.
Home appraisers will inspect a crawl space on certain criteria:
> Debris & waste accumulation
> Garbage & organic material
> Signs of pests
> Structual integrity
> Odors - Can indicate high humidity to mold growth
> Standing water
Frontier Basement Systems provide free, no obligation inspections to give you a full report of any issues and our full repair options.
The relative humidity in this crawl space was 80%! That's way to high! Controlling this space was important to the family to protect the plumbing under the house but also a healthier environment in the home above.
The inside inspection revealed groundwater seepage, mold, open vents, and pests. The insulation was dirty, heavy from the moisture, and falling down. It was doing more harm than good for the floor above.
Encapsulating this space was the answer to water, pest, insulation, allergies, and wood rot concerns.
Soft spots and a dropping floor was the reason for this Tallahoma family to call us in for advice.
A simple fix of 2 SmartJack supports under the specified location underneath the homes support structure was all that was needed to bring everything back to level and prevent further dropping.
A home owner in Whites Creek called after finding mold in the crawl space. Concerned about the mold and wood rot the home owner was researching solutions. Encapsulating the crawl space was the perfect permanent solution offering peace of mind.
The family of this Nashville home was worried about high humidity levels and cold floors in the winter. They were hoping to get a crawl space that was healthy and a little more user friendly. By encapsulating this crawl space with 20 mil plastic vapor barrier and air sealing the rim joist this home is now protected from moisture and unconditioned air.
This Brentwood home had water issues in the crawl space, effecting the air quality of the home and compromising the structure. Waterproofing this crawl space by encapsulation controls moisture, mold, mildew, and temperature.
This basement not only had a waterproofing system installed but also new concrete floor poured in to create a dry, clean basement storage area.
After two years of battling a leaky basement and watching the cracks grow, it was time for a permanent fix for this Nashville basement home. The GeoLock Wall Anchors reinforce this basement wall for safety and security.
Part of a crawl space encapsulation is a secured, non-organic, insulated entry covering. The door should have an air tight seal and be made of a material that will not mold or mildew. The EverLast door is a the perfect permanent solution, keeping unwanted pest out, moisture and temperature controlled.
The previous owners encapsulation was initially built without a Sump Pump in 2015, we returned to install a TripleSafe Single Pump system and regrade the crawlspace drainage to direct water seepage to the new Sump system. Completeing the water management system and keeping the crawl space dry after heavy rains.
For the past year this Nashville homeowner has had a problem with leaks in the basement creating humidity concerns throughout the home. They have noticed mold both upstairs and downstairs and want to control that. This space is used as storage space, a dry mold free environment is important for those personal belongings as well.
This 1930s home has a crawl space that had been dug out over time and now has significant usable space. Knowing 50% of the air we breath in our home comes form our crawl space, the family opted to encapsulate and control temperature and moisture of the space. The space is now controlled and can be used for storage, will increase energy efficiency, and provide healthier air to the family above.
This particular home in Nashville, TN had many different surfaces and areas that needed our expert products to ensure a fully functioning water management system.
CleanSpace liner was used to encapsulate the bare earth and sealed to the brick wall sections, with a WaterGuard sub-floor drainage system to permanently prevent water seepage. Both of which will direct water to a TripleSafe Single pump to remove any collected water out of the house through a discharge line and away from the property.
This Nashville home had a homemade system in the basement, however, it was not able to solve the family's water issues.
Replacing the sump pump in a bucket with a true sump pump system was a significant improvement for the water management of this basement.
After owning this home for 24 years and knowing about the water leak for 10+ years, this Nashville homeowner finally decided it was time to get their crawlspace in tip top shape! Our crawlspace encapsulation process includes a pump system that allows for the water to drain out of the space. Our SaniDry CX Efficient Dehumidification System was also installed at this home to keep this crawlspace dry for many years to come! Give us a call today to see how we can help with your basement or crawlspace needs!
A 40-year-old home in Elkton Kentucky started showing signs of foundation stress about 10 years ago. The family hadn't noticed anything they felt was major other but over time leaks got worse when it rained and horizontal crack in the block grew.
It was important to protect the home and keep the use of the space.
CarbonArmor strips were installed vertically on the wall to stabilize the affected area against further inward bowing. CarbonArmos also comes with a 25-year warranty because Frontier Basement Systems is a Deluxe Dealer that warranty is nationally backed.
This family has the peace of mind that their home is safe and secure.
The previous home owner had this crawl space encapsulated. However when the house went on the market and a home inspection was done the findings were concerning. The crawl space had high humidity, water, cuts and tears in the liner, and a door that did not seal.
Frontier Basement Systems was able to go out and clean up the crawl space, properly seal it off, add a sump pump, and regrade for proper drainage.
This Franklin family wanted a clean, vermin free crawl space as they access it frequently. Encapsulation was the way to go as it is a permanent solution for removing moisture and mold, as well as preventing insects and rodents from entering the space.