About Us

About AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists

Basement, Crawl Space, and Foundation Solutions Since 2000

AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists is a family-owned and operated foundation repair, basement waterproofing and crawlspace repair contractor. AFS has a long-standing tradition of serving homeowners across Alabama. Since 2000, homeowners from all areas across the state of Alabama have trusted our foundation repair services because we provide nothing but excellent customer service and the highest quality of workmanship. We understand your home is a major investment and you can be confident knowing we have the expertise to fix your foundation the right way.

Affiliations & Accreditations

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Better Business Bureau of Chattanooga
Better Business Bureau of Chattanooga
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce
Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga
Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga

In 2010, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists began operations and services in the Southern Tennessee and Northwest Georgia markets. Since servicing the Greater Chattanooga area, we have been named a finalist for the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. In addition to customer service programs that outline the highest standards of operations, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists provides on-going professional development training to ensure that all personnel have access to industry-leading tools and techniques.

About the Owner

Owner of AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists

Ben Bayless, Jr.

Alabama native, Ben Bayless, Jr. has leveraged his work experience in the structural repair industry to launch AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists as a home-based business in 2000. Within a few short years, Bayless' strategic management positioned AFS to become one of the largest crawl space, basement waterproofing and foundation repair contractors in the area. AFS began in a small garage in Decatur, Alabama and now services the entire state of Alabama, Southeastern Tennessee and West Georgia areas with four offices and continued plans for growth. AFS continues to be family owned and operated!

Meet Our Team

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Michael Cox Operations Manager
Sam Roy Regional Sales Manager
Ben Bartlett District Service Manager
Rennie Bodden Production Manager
Ben Bayless, Sr. Chief Operating Officer
Corey Jenkins Chief Legal Officer
Chris Hanback Chief Financial Officer

"There's two reasons why we’re able to continue to grow across Southern Tennessee and Northern Alabama. First, it's our customers who give us the opportunity to repair and protect their homes every day. And the second is the dedication of the entire AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists team to delivering great service." -Ben Bayless, Jr., President & Owner of AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists

Customer Reviews

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Recent Testimonials

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“AFS did not waste my time...finished job looks great too!”

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Gil L. of Spring City, TN

“You are at the top of our list.”

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Steve S. of Soddy Daisy, TN

“The rep was able to explain AFS' services well with opportunities for questions and they presented me with options. We chose AFS because of the thorough...”

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Bob and Connie B. of Ooltewah, TN

“Very thorough inspection and was kind enough to offer to replace any burned out light bulbs in the crawlspace to save me from having to do it.”

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Paul W. of Ooltewah, TN

“Jered Dunnigan went above and beyond expectations to get me moved up on the list. My sump pumps stopped working and my crawl space was filling up with water. I...”

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Gloria M. of Hixson, TN

“Very professional, thorough, and went out of their way to help!”

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Susan G. of Signal Mountain, TN

our service area

We serve the following areas

GeorgiaTennessee Our Locations:

AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists
214 Industrial Park Dr
Soddy Daisy, TN 37379