Foundation Repair in Charlottesville, VA
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Foundation Repair in Charlottesville, VA
If your home’s foundation needs repair, you can count on the experts at JES Foundation Repair to get the job done right the first time. To ensure that your home is structurally sound even if it is built on unstable soils in a rainy environment, our company provides unique solutions that are built to last. When it comes to foundation repair in Charlottesville, there are a number of factors at play, including the climate and the type of soil. Most of the soil in the Charlottesville area has a top layer of silty loam with a silty clay subsoil, leaving the top layer vulnerable to soil erosion and the bottom layer vulnerable to expansion.
Foundation Problem Signs in Charlottesville
Your home’s foundation is especially vulnerable to deterioration because of the humid climate and frequent rainfall found in Charlottesville and surrounding areas. When your home’s foundation is damaged, you should be aware of a wide range of problems that can occur. Cracks in your basement, along your chimney, and on your house’s outside brickwork are all symptoms that your foundation is settling.
Settling soil and damaged crawl spaces may be behind your sticking doors and windows, keep reading to learn more!
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Causes of Foundation Damage in Charlottesville
Damage to a foundation can be caused by many different things. For instance, soil erosion produced by a weak upper layer of dirt also damages your foundation as it sinks and settles into unstable soil. Depending on how much rain falls, the silty loam or silty clay soil below may also expand and contract, causing even more instability around your foundation. Because there are different types of soil in the area, being knowledgeable about both is very helpful.
Just like any foundation repair solution, it’s important to consult with an expert to find out which type of repair is the best solution for your home.
Expansive soils soak up any available water, making it easy to take a look at the water sources around your home to determine if they are playing a part in your foundation problems.
Severe drought can be the downfall of your Virginia or Maryland foundation, causing differential settlement and prepping the stage for water problems down the line. JES is here to help.
Foundation Repair Solutions in Charlottesville
We have a variety of options for lifting, repairing, or stabilizing your foundation so that it can last for many years to come. Our solutions include helical and push piers, which are meant to stabilize your foundation by holding it in place and can potentially lift it back towards its original position. As a result of the area’s frequent summer rainfall and humidity, foundation waterproofing is strongly advised in Charlottesville.
Discover the lifelong stability helical piers offer against foundation settlement, installed by the team at JES Foundation Repair.
Discover how the IntelliBrace™ Wall Repair System from JES permanently stabilizes and straightens bowing basement walls.
Basement waterproofing can involve a below-floor drainage system, coupled with a sump pump and wall system
Why Choose JES Foundation Repair
In order to ensure the stability of your home, you should focus on repairing its foundation. There are no costs or obligations associated with having JES evaluate your foundation. You can rely on our nearly three decades of experience when it comes to Charlottesville’s silty loam and clay subsoil, as well as high levels of humidity. We have received the Angi’s Super Service Award, and we have more than 3,000 positive customer reviews. For foundation repair in Charlottesville, we’re here for you. In the long run, neglecting foundation difficulties can only lead to more costly and dangerous problems. Contact us as soon as possible!
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We had our outside walkway lifted today as it had sunk to a dangerous angle. JES gave us a thorough inspect and estimate. They arrived…
We had our outside walkway lifted today as it had sunk to a dangerous angle. JES gave us a thorough inspect and estimate. They arrived early and did an excellent job being very respectful of the lawn and gardens. Bryan Rutherford and Austin Hicks were the technicians on the job. Very pleasant to deal with and explained everything. Thanks JES.
The team who fixed our support beams/foundation was wonderful. I can’t say enough good things about Freddy Zavaleta, Walter Zavaleta, and…
The team who fixed our support beams/foundation was wonderful. I can’t say enough good things about Freddy Zavaleta, Walter Zavaleta, and Jaime Salas who did the repairs: they were friendly, timely, and did wonderful work. Also, the permit team at JES really helped us when we still hadn’t received word from the city and it had been 6 weeks (and my husband and I had been sleeping on the couch and floor because the support beams were so bad under our room). Thank you to the entire team!
We had JES repair one side of our sinking foundation years ago and they did a fantastic job. When we recently saw wall cracks on the…
We had JES repair one side of our sinking foundation years ago and they did a fantastic job. When we recently saw wall cracks on the opposite side of the house, we immediately called them. They are incredibly responsive and so trustworthy. Jay came out, did a thorough inspection, and explained that we had a door problem, not a foundation problem. He also confirmed that JES’s years old fix our our foundation is perfect. We are so relieved to have the piece of mind that JES provides and appreciated Jay’s professionalism, comprehensiveness, and the fact that he went above and beyond (he even did a temporary fix for my door!).
They did a fantastic job! Very quick and always polite. Our little crew was only 3 people: Jose Rodriguez, Henry Ayala, and Jamie Salos. I…
They did a fantastic job! Very quick and always polite. Our little crew was only 3 people: Jose Rodriguez, Henry Ayala, and Jamie Salos. I could not recommend them more!
Tyrone W., Quandray J., and Antuan T arrived promptly and were friendly, professional, efficient, and meticulous. They left the basement…
Tyrone W., Quandray J., and Antuan T arrived promptly and were friendly, professional, efficient, and meticulous. They left the basement spotless and took the time to explain all of the equipment and make sure I was satisfied. Thanks to a great team doing top notch work!
I've now had JES complete two projects in my exposed crawlspace. Both times, they have added adjustable jacks on top of footers and either…
I've now had JES complete two projects in my exposed crawlspace. Both times, they have added adjustable jacks on top of footers and either replaced a main beam or added a supplemental metal I Beam. I've been extremely impressed with their quality of work, timeliness, and efficiency. They show up ready to work and are sure to ask questions if needed. I spent time with both crews down in the crawl space and appreciated their professionalism and willingness to make things right.Foreman: Jaime CastilloAntonio CanalesJose Rafael GarciaThe only thing I was not pleased with was how little the office side of things kept in touch with me prior to pinning down this second date. I was told on multiple occasions I'd be receiving an update from the office and each time I had to call them. Again, overall I am very happy, hats off to the site workers and everyone I spoke to the in the office was very pleasant, I just wish they had provided more updates without being prompted. Would do business with again in the future.
Jaime Castillo (foreman), and Antonio Canales were absolutely AMAZING! They stayed in communication with us throughout the process, and…
Jaime Castillo (foreman), and Antonio Canales were absolutely AMAZING! They stayed in communication with us throughout the process, and made sure that everything was up to par. I highly recommend this crew! They are courteous, kind, and cleaned up well after they finished. This team came in after a previous team made a hot mess the week prior. The concern they showed was amazing. Give this team a raise!
Bryan and Austin did a fantastic job filling voids under my garage and lifting sections of concrete patio. They were professional, offered …
Bryan and Austin did a fantastic job filling voids under my garage and lifting sections of concrete patio. They were professional, offered helpful tips, and explained the process. They showed attention to detail and left a clean workspace.
We had our seasonal inspection done by JES today. Andre McDuffie was my service technician and he was excellent! He identified the concerns …
We had our seasonal inspection done by JES today. Andre McDuffie was my service technician and he was excellent! He identified the concerns we had and did his best to correct. He made it very understandable as to why we were having the concerns we do. He will be putting a proposal and price together for the work that needs to be done after discussing it with his manager. Andre is a true credit & and strong asset to JES.
JES stabilized our house foundation which is in sandy soil close to tidal water. The supervisor, Moises Paz came to the house several times …
JES stabilized our house foundation which is in sandy soil close to tidal water. The supervisor, Moises Paz came to the house several times prior to the repair to ensure the engineer had a clear understanding of the problem. He stayed in touch every step of the process. The crew Foreman Jaime Castillo and his team Antonio Canales and Jason Morales were very professional. They put down sheeting to protect the lawns and were careful around the shrubs. Mr. Castillo explained everything he was doing and why. They cleaned up, added top soil and seeded. Very satisfied. We recommend JES and Mr. Paz for any foundation work in Maryland.
Rudy Gonzalez,Jose Reyes,and LuisFernando-Palma were a great team that worked on our house. They arrived promptly everyday ready for work,…
Rudy Gonzalez,Jose Reyes,and LuisFernando-Palma were a great team that worked on our house. They arrived promptly everyday ready for work, were very professional, explained each step along the way, and cleaned up before they left. Kudos to the A-team! We already notice a difference in the house! Thanks Rudy, Jose, and Luis. You guys have made us feel safe!
Rick Smith provided a very thorough inspection of a foundation/moisture issue which has been plaguing one of the rooms in our home. Rick…
Rick Smith provided a very thorough inspection of a foundation/moisture issue which has been plaguing one of the rooms in our home. Rick spent a total of four hours meticulously examining all aspects of what could possibly be causing the problem. He carefully explained his findings in a way that was comprehensible for individuals who worked outside of the construction industry. Ultimately, he determined that the issue was unrelated specifically to our foundation and provided tips on how to deal with our problem area, despite the fact that this would mean that JES would not be receiving our business. We really appreciated his time, attention, and honesty in finding a solution to our problem, rather than just pushing a product. Rick demonstrated patience and obvious expertise. For future issues that appear to have a foundation nexus, we will return to JES because of our amazing experience with Rick.
Booked an estimate for some work in a crawl space at a home in WV. Rick Smith showed up but was unable to provide an estimate due to…
Booked an estimate for some work in a crawl space at a home in WV. Rick Smith showed up but was unable to provide an estimate due to clearance within the crawl space. He was able to answer a few questions and provide some guidance on how to move forward. It was unfortunate that we were unable to obtain service from this company.
JES team was professional, punctual, and highly responsive to my questions regarding the project chartered. Jorge, the project manager,…
JES team was professional, punctual, and highly responsive to my questions regarding the project chartered. Jorge, the project manager, maintained communications well, answered my questions in a timely manner, and offered up solutions which met the needs of the specific project. Ahmed Fotana and Kevin Roberts, the two on-site technicians, were punctual, took the time to educate me while performing the job, and the workmanship met my quality expectations. Great job finishing the job. Thank you!
My field inspector Rick Smith drove 2 1/2 hours and then spent 3 hours with me fully inspecting my foundation and explaining every detail…
My field inspector Rick Smith drove 2 1/2 hours and then spent 3 hours with me fully inspecting my foundation and explaining every detail of the process and educating me along the way. I felt like he really cared and wasn’t just trying to sell me the most expensive product. Because I felt so comfortable with Rick, I feel confident that JES is going to go above and beyond in repairing my foundation and protecting my home.
Jay came out to my house to conduct a free estimate to see if some of the cracks in my foundation were symptomatic of a larger problem, or…
Jay came out to my house to conduct a free estimate to see if some of the cracks in my foundation were symptomatic of a larger problem, or were anything to worry about. He was very professional, took some measurements – including with a laser level – and looked around for any additional signs of a foundation issue. He took the time to explain things to me, and really helped me understand my foundation, terminology, and things to watch for! He helped to point out that I wasn't in any danger from the issues I saw, and gave me helpful advice on ways to make sure it stays that way! Would highly recommend JES to anyone (and would come back to them if I ever have any other issues), but especially would recommend to first time homeowners who have questions and want a straight up and honest answer on their issues!
Rick of JES spent two hours of his Saturday going over my situation at my home. His analysis was detailed and thoroghly explained. I'm…
Rick of JES spent two hours of his Saturday going over my situation at my home. His analysis was detailed and thoroghly explained. I'm more than grateful and will be using his services.
Very professional veryGoodCommunication
Very professional veryGoodCommunication
My original appointment was to be on a Friday at 2pm. JES texted me the Monday prior asking if I would like to change the appointment to…
My original appointment was to be on a Friday at 2pm. JES texted me the Monday prior asking if I would like to change the appointment to Tuesday at 2, which was great. The inspector, Jay called early Tuesday to see if we could meet at 1130. Jay showed up on time and we immediately dug into the issue…a likely sunken corner foundation of my carport. Jay covered all the possible solutions, went thru the warranty, timing, cost, etc. At no point did I feel pressured to make a decision and Jay conducted himself in a pleasant and professional manor.
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