Basement Waterproofing Hampton Roads
We're your Hampton Roads waterproofing contractor!
When you have a flooded basement, you want it fixed now! And you want it repaired by a professional who knows your area. We service the entire Hampton Roads area, including Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, and surrounding areas.
We're your local basement waterproofing experts. With offices in Virginia Beach, Manassas, and Chester, we have an experienced repair team in your area who knows the best way to fix your basement waterproofing problem.
You don't have to live with stressful basement problems! Learn how you can save yourself time and money by requesting a professional foundation evaluation and receive your Free Homeowner's Guide to Basement Waterproofing.
Your Local Trusted Experts
Wet basement problems are stressful! Whether you're dealing with basement sump pump issues, condensation, leaky floors and walls, or wet drywall and wet carpet, you need to know that your basement repair is in good hands.
After all, controlling basement moisture is critical to the safety of your home. Leaky basement windows, poor foundation drainage, and "Out of town contractors don't know about local conditions and may recommend solutions that don't completely fix the problem." a musty basement can all be signs that your home needs basement moisture solutions.
And if your home needs help, then you need to be able to trust your basement waterproofing contractor. Out of town contractors don't know about local conditions and may recommend solutions that don't completely fix the problem. This is why having a local trusted basement repair contractor like JES is important.
What Do I Need To Do First?
First you need to find the source of your basement waterproofing problem. To do this correctly you'll need to conduct a thorough investigation of your home's basement foundation and property. This can be a time intensive and messy process, forcing you to wade through your flooded basement looking for problems. You can also learn more by looking through the problem signs on this page.
Or if you're ready to call in your local basement waterproofing experts, give us a call at to make an appointment for your free basement waterproofing inspection. We'll perform a thorough inspection of your home to determine if there's a problem. And we'll always let you know if your basement doesn't need repair.
Basement Moisture Problem Signs
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What Causes Waterproofing Problems
in the Hampton Roads Area?
Expansive soils and the high water table are big problems in Norfolk and the rest of Hampton Roads. And since we're in a coastal region, we're also prone to flooding, hurricanes, and Nor'easters, which can add to basement waterproofing problems.
Since many areas in Hampton roads have a high water table or are below – or at – sea level, hydrostatic pressure can present a problem. As water collects next to your foundation it pushes against it. The pressure of this water against your foundation is called Hydrostatic Pressure.
Over time the pressure will begin to weaken your foundation and push water into your basement.
Hampton Roads Weather
Hampton Roads has dramatic weather changes. The saying "if you don't like the weather, just wait a few hours" definitely applies to our area. These weather changes increase problems with expansive soils and hydrostatic pressure.
Areas of Hampton Roads, like Chesapeake, have clay soil, which is an expansive soil. This type of soil is greatly affected by moisture changes. Since it's an expansive soil, it expands more than other soil types when wet, and also experiences dramatic shrinking when it dries. This movement around your foundation can create brick crack and a leaky basement.
Why Should I Waterproof My Basement?
Your basement foundation is essential to your home's safety and comfort. When there's water in your basement, it can contribute to increased energy costs, decrease the comfort of your home, and even cuts into your living and storage space.
A dry basement can be finished and increase the value or your home, or just be used for storage. Either way, you benefit from having a dry basement.
Why Should You Choose JES?
We're known best for being better for a good reason. And it starts with "We understand that finding the right basement waterproofing contractor and solution for your home is stressful" respect. We understand that finding the right basement waterproofing contractor and solution for your home is stressful. We're here to help you find the best solution for your basement– not hard sell you into buying a product you don't need. If your home doesn't need basement waterproofing, we'll tell you.
We don't believe in hiring pushy salesmen. We have basement waterproofing experts who have been extensively trained by our team of Professional Engineers. And with JES, you get an inspection, NOT a sales call. Our inspections are comprehensive, and our trained inspectors use a state-of-the-art computer program that creates a model of your home which shows you the causes, problems, and solutions to your basement issues.
We're Local & Can Help!
We serve the entire Hampton Roads area, including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, Yorktown, and Williamsburg. Since we've provided basement waterproofing solutions in your area, we know what causes the problems and how to fix them.
When you're ready to have someone inspect your basement, we'd sure appreciate the opportunity to do that for you. Our inspections are free, complete, and professional, and requesting your free inspection only takes 60 seconds. You can also download your Free Homeowner's Guide to Basement Waterproofing immediately!
We believe that you deserve only the best. All of our basement waterproofing solutions are custom designed for your home, and Virginia's unique climate. We'll work with you to create an economical waterproofing solution that meets your needs.
Not every basement waterproofing solution requires a product. But when we use a product as a part of a solution, we use only the best!