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Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Baltimore, MD

Repairing or encapsulating damaged crawl spaces in Baltimore homes helps keep them safe against structural failure and preserves a suitable indoor atmosphere.

Baltimore Local Office

JES Foundation Repair

8361 Town Center Ct.
Nottingham, MD 21236
(410) 873-7979



Hours of Operation

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

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Baltimore, MD

Baltimore experiences a lot of rain throughout the year, resulting in a very soggy environment that can start to deteriorate structures in your crawl space. Winters are short, cold, and wet, while summers are hot and humid. During the summer, your crawl space must be protected from water damage, mold growth, and excess humidity.

Homeowners in Baltimore should look into crawl space encapsulation to protect their homes from water damage and deterioration. 

Our innovative solutions – such as a crawl space dehumidifier or sump pump – effectively remove water once inside your crawl space, while crawl space encapsulation permanently seals your crawl space from water and other external elements. Crawl space insulation adds an extra protective layer against the elements. JES Foundation Repair specializes in these crawl space repairs and encapsulation solutions, and we have the expertise to protect your crawl space from water permanently. 

The JES Process

Schedule Free Inspection

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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Crawl Space Problem Signs in Baltimore

While we do not recommend you venture into your crawl space to investigate it, homeowners should be aware of signs of something wrong. Because of the wet climate, your crawl space area may have been damaged by water, leading to additional problems like mold, pest infestations, and humidity buildup. Recognizing these signs of damage to your crawl space means you don’t have to worry about more damage happening down the line. Crawl space damage can put the structural security of your home’s foundation at risk, making your home a very unpleasant and unsafe environment. 

Causes of Crawl Space Damage in Baltimore

Many crawl space issues in Baltimore are caused by the peculiar, well-drained, but deep soils in the area, which allow water pressure to build up and begin to press against your crawl space. Your crawl space will be wet due to the leakage. In addition to this, an inefficient vapor barrier, which can be broken down over time, is more of a long-term maintenance issue that happens slowly. The foundation of your crawl space may shift because of soil shifting or water intrusion. Open crawl space vents are another major culprit that risks your crawl space and home. 

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation Solutions in Baltimore

When it comes to fixing problems in Baltimore, you need to employ the right solutions the first time because our humid summers and rainy winters can lead to many issues. Crawl space repair difficulties can be resolved permanently with the help of JES. With the addition of a sump pump, interior drainage system, vapor barrier, and dehumidifier, your crawl space encapsulation installation is complete. This provides you with a permanent solution that will protect your crawl space for years to come. Check out our other crawl space repair and encapsulation solutions below. 

Why Choose JES Foundation Repair

If you reside in Baltimore, crawl space encapsulation may be your best bet for keeping it dry and free of mold and standing water. Free, no-obligation inspections are available from JES whether you choose to repair or encapsulate your crawl space. The silty loam soil and annual downpours are nothing new; we’ve worked in these areas for almost three decades.  

With over 3,000 glowing reviews and the prestigious Super Service Award from Angie’s List, we at JES take pride in our unmatched expertise when it comes to crawl space encapsulation and repair. If you’re worried about any problems with your crawl space, contact us today for a free inspection and a reliable solution that will leave your crawl space clean and dry. Trust us, no one does it better than JES!

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Jason came to our home was on time , very informative and explained to us clearly and concisely what we needed to do. He was not an…

Jason came to our home was on time , very informative and explained to us clearly and concisely what we needed to do. He was not an alarmist and was very reassuring

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Dustin, Matthew, and Ricky did a great job installing two sump pumps in our basement. They did a great job walking us through the process,…

Dustin, Matthew, and Ricky did a great job installing two sump pumps in our basement. They did a great job walking us through the process, explaining everything about the pumps and how to maintain them. Highly recommend them.

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Michael kuffour and Joseph Wagner were. Dry timely and professional. Explained what they were doing. Great representatives of JES

Michael kuffour and Joseph Wagner were. Dry timely and professional. Explained what they were doing. Great representatives of JES

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Work technician David Gaskins was very professional and helpful the work could not be completed but through his professional experience…

Work technician David Gaskins was very professional and helpful the work could not be completed but through his professional experience and advise I am being referred to a construction engineer

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Seuris and John W. Did a great job! Very professional and made sure that I knew what they were going to do first before work was started. …

Seuris and John W. Did a great job! Very professional and made sure that I knew what they were going to do first before work was started. After the job was completed they took me threw the final walk and showed and explained everything.Thank you, Joan

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We had our basement waterproofed by the best team of guys working for the JES company. Darrell Grissom, Darrell Matthews and Derrick…

We had our basement waterproofed by the best team of guys working for the JES company. Darrell Grissom, Darrell Matthews and Derrick Copeland. Be safe and keep up the good work!

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The inspector came out two times and was professional and thorough. He didn't a great deal of time walking me through options and…

The inspector came out two times and was professional and thorough. He didn't a great deal of time walking me through options and modifications and discussing the process and timeline for doing the work. Follow up scheduling was very easy and convenient.

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Thanks for sending Daquan & Kavon (great duo!) to address my foundation and concrete issues with our home. The called with an accurate…

Thanks for sending Daquan & Kavon (great duo!) to address my foundation and concrete issues with our home. The called with an accurate arrival time and explained the problem & approach. Was fast and efficient. Your professionalism & customer service are greatly appreciated.

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Andrew Alman came out for our annual inspection. Very nice and very professional. He did a complete and thorough inspection of all…

Andrew Alman came out for our annual inspection. Very nice and very professional. He did a complete and thorough inspection of all aspects of our system. I am totally pleased with his service. Felt like I was in good hands. He is an excellent representative of JES.

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Crew placed a French drain, new sump pump, water sealed foundation wall and replaced sump pump at rear of house in 2 days. Prompt,…

Crew placed a French drain, new sump pump, water sealed foundation wall and replaced sump pump at rear of house in 2 days. Prompt, courteous and thorough answers to questions. Team included Derrick trask, Kean Smith, Ronnie west and Ron and even field supervisor Jason and sales rep Phil Dutton. Pre work construction marking coordination by office rep Charles. The entire team were very patient with me the homeowner throughout the process to explain the work being done.

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David Gaskins was great to work with as our on-site foreman. David was very informative and I like that he sent multiple picture of the…

David Gaskins was great to work with as our on-site foreman. David was very informative and I like that he sent multiple picture of the work performed.

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Had the pleasure of dealing with Jason Gamse today and he did an excellent job of not only educating us in regards to the work his company…

Had the pleasure of dealing with Jason Gamse today and he did an excellent job of not only educating us in regards to the work his company does but also assisting us in the best process to get what we needed done to our home. He was the third person that came out and the saying “save the best for last” definitely applied to him. After this job is done we will come back for any future work needed for our home and definitely ask for him personally.

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Foreman David Gaskins came to our house after our basement was waterproofed. Some water came in from a heavy rain and and a repair we were …

Foreman David Gaskins came to our house after our basement was waterproofed. Some water came in from a heavy rain and and a repair we were promised was not done. David inspected the waterproofing work and found what needed to be done to be sure water would not come in again. This has been a very stressful time for us but David has been wonderful and gone above and beyond to keep in constant touch with us and coming up with a plan on how to make the corrections. We are just so thankful that he is the one that came to our house to look at what the problem was. Your company is lucky to have him.

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Foreman David Gaskins was very knowledgable about our problem and was able to repair in very little time. He explained exactly what our…

Foreman David Gaskins was very knowledgable about our problem and was able to repair in very little time. He explained exactly what our problem was and literally took the time to show me what was needed. Very courteous and professional. Thank you David!!!

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Rudy, Jose, and Luis were amazing!

Rudy, Jose, and Luis were amazing!

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Andrew is the most professional and efficient employee you have. He was able to remedy all of the problems left by the prior service tech. …

Andrew is the most professional and efficient employee you have. He was able to remedy all of the problems left by the prior service tech. Thank you for taking pride and making things right!!

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4 star due to scheduling issues I had and having to call to get the work completed.Joe Crossfield/David Gaskins/Larry and crew were…

4 star due to scheduling issues I had and having to call to get the work completed.Joe Crossfield/David Gaskins/Larry and crew were great.Joe was the sales guy that came out to quote us for the work. He was very polite and was honest about what needed to be done. He didn’t upsell us on any add ons and helped us save a little bit of money by offering alternatives for the encapsulation project.Larry and crew: they came and did the work and did a great job. Cleaned up after themselves and completed the work. Not sure if it was the day or the overwhelming work the crew had, but I felt like I was rushed when I asked questions and felt like an inconvenience when I did asked questions. So I didn’t appreciate that.David Gaskins: was polite and explained how to clean the dehumidifier and all that. Explained what the RH% should be in the crawlspace and showed me how to work the dehumidifier. I originally called because I wanted my encapsulated crawlspace to be at 40% RH but it wasn’t getting there. He explained to me that it is possible for the machine to get down that low but explained the issue that I may have with my foundation and wood beam. He was very honest and did not rush me when I was asking the questions.Cons:-After paying the deposit, I had to give the office a call to schedule my appointment. I would think that they would call me to schedule and get it on the books, but that did not happen.-the scheduler scheduled the encapsulation, but not the electricians subcontractor. You would think that they should schedule the electrician first before the work so that the work is totally complete once the crew comes. I ended up calling the office, getting the phone number to the electricians, and calling the electricians myself to get something scheduled since the office could only email the subcontractor to be put on the books.

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First and foremost, I NEVER write reviews; however, I found it necessary in this case because the two young men who came to perform the…

First and foremost, I NEVER write reviews; however, I found it necessary in this case because the two young men who came to perform the work were true professionals. Foreman Michael Kuffour and Co-foreman Alan Brown arrived on time! They professionally introduced themselves. I felt immediately at ease because once I directed them to the area that needed repair, they quickly communicated operation issues and recommended changes so that the work to be performed was accurately understood in layperson's terms. They utilized precision measuring instruments and fixtures to measure the dimensions of finished work pieces: downspouts and sump pump operations. They were extremely conscientious and ensured that work complied with all relevant codes, standards, and job specifications. They followed procedures to maintain the work environment neat and orderly. Mike, the Project Supervisor, arrived. Mike was knowledgeable and provided information on further work and any materials and equipment needed. He communicated ways to gain efficiencies and more effective installation methods in collaboration with us (the customer), which I greatly appreciated so that we could meet the goals and work towards a final resolution to our water problem. He inspected the Encapsulation work under the crawl space also. Once the meeting was over, I felt secure that the remainder of the result would be proficiently performed and up to code. I recommend JES to anyone, for they provide A-1 work. The guys that they sent were tens (10) in every sense. For this, I give them five stars ***** . Thank You

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Excellent and timely service. The crew (Lamar, Brandon, Jeff and Cam) was professional, efficient and worked as a well-oiled team. They…

Excellent and timely service. The crew (Lamar, Brandon, Jeff and Cam) was professional, efficient and worked as a well-oiled team. They addressed questions clearly and with detail. Would be happy to have the same crew again. Also, a shoutout to Field Inspector Jeff O who could not have been more patience or helpful.Thanks fellas!

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JES Foundation Repair service area map of the Mid-Atlantic region.

Our Locations

Baltimore

8361 Town Center Ct
Nottingham, MD 21236

Fredericksburg

311 Central Rd.
Suite 2-02
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Hampton Roads & NE NC

2569 Quality Ct
Virginia Beach, VA 23454

Northern VA & DC

7940 Gainsford Ct.
Bristow, VA 20136

Richmond

309 Quarles Rd
Ashland, VA 23005

Southwest Virginia / Roanoke

2033 Cook Dr.
Salem, VA 24153

Western Virginia

456 Old Courthouse Rd
Appomattox, VA 24522

Winchester

45 W Boscawen St,
Winchester, VA 22601