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Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Lynchburg, VA

If you live in Lynchburg, VA, and have a crawl space, you should have it fixed or sealed to protect yourself from the dangers of mold, mildew, and many other things. Crawl space encapsulation can assist prevent the formation of mold and excess humidity, among other problems.

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JES Foundation Repair

2033 Cook Dr.
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 384-4224



Hours of Operation

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

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Lynchburg, VA

Lynchburg, Virginia residents that have their crawl space enclosed enjoy a variety of benefits. The summers in Lynchburg are hot and humid, while the winters are cold and damp. The summers result in excessive humidity in your crawl space, while the short, rainy winters can result in wet, deteriorated wood or insulation. 

The majority of the soil in Lynchburg consists of a mixture of sandy loam and red clay. Clay soil is expansive, meaning that it contracts when dry and swells when wet, causing damage to your home’s foundation and crawl space. You can trust JES Foundation Repair with your Lynchburg home because we are familiar with these problems in the region. 

Crawl Space Problem Signs in Lynchburg, VA

When investigating the crawl area of your Lynchburg, VA house, it is vital to be on the lookout for evidence of potential issues. Mold, pest infestations, and a buildup of humidity are all indicators that water has caused harm to your crawl space. Understanding the signs of damage to your crawl space will save you time and money in the long run. Ignoring the obvious signs of deterioration to a crawl space can result in further, costly issues and put your home at risk of dangerous conditions.

Causes of Crawl Space Damage in Lynchburg, VA

Crawl space damage can be caused by a variety of things. When the sandy loam soil and the area’s regular rainy weather push water pressure against your crawl space, it generates hydrostatic pressure. Your crawl space becomes flooded as a result. Some of the other causes, such as an ineffective vapor barrier, are more of a wear-and-tear problem. As time goes on, your vapor barrier can fall victim to the elements or pest infestations that will cause the barrier to tear in place. Protecting your crawl space from these issues is imperative as a crawl space owner in Lynchburg.

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation Solutions in Lynchburg, VA

In terms of crawl space repair, JES has long-term solutions to provide. Crawl space drainage systems and vapor barriers are two of our alternatives for reducing humidity in the crawl area. Lynchburg’s rainy climate needs the employment of appropriate remedies to ensure that the problem is treated correctly the first time.

Why Choose JES Foundation Repair

For more than 27 years, JES has been working with homeowners. Crawl space repair encapsulation, basement waterproofing, foundation repair, and concrete lifting are all areas of expertise for our team. When it comes to crawl space repair, our team members know exactly what the problem is, how to fix it, and how to put their answers into action. Angie’s List’s “2021 Super Service Award” and more than 3,000 favorable reviews demonstrate our dedication. For your peace of mind, we offer free inspections without any obligation to you. 

The combination of sandy and silty soils is recognizable to us because we’ve been serving Lynchburg, VA, for so long. We’re also familiar with the region’s hot, humid environment, which sees rainfall throughout the year and is prone to flash floods and severe storms. Contact us immediately if you see any damage in your crawl space. 

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They did an excellent job! Jake H and Dontay W were very professional and gave daily updates on the progress. When they left, we couldn't…

They did an excellent job! Jake H and Dontay W were very professional and gave daily updates on the progress. When they left, we couldn't even tell they had been here they cleaned up so well. Definitely happy with their work and would recommend to anyone.

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Mark and John and Sam are a great crew

Mark and John and Sam are a great crew

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We had a drain system installed by JES last week. The installation went well. Our foreman and crew were great and if they ran into any…

We had a drain system installed by JES last week. The installation went well. Our foreman and crew were great and if they ran into any issues they let us know and gave us a solution. We haven't had a chance to test the system yet, but I will update once we have. Our sales person (Joe Palotas) went above and beyond! He walked us through everything on our initial meeting and made us feel comfortable with the direction we went. I would highly recommend requesting him.

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The guys were very professional and performed there job with the highest quality the crew that came out was Rod, Keenan, and Darrell. Great …

The guys were very professional and performed there job with the highest quality the crew that came out was Rod, Keenan, and Darrell. Great workers and from the work they performed at my place they are definitely an asset to there company.

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Bradley was on time and very friendly. Even after we determined that the service I was looking for isn’t a service JES provides and I felt …

Bradley was on time and very friendly. Even after we determined that the service I was looking for isn’t a service JES provides and I felt like I had wasted his time he remained professional and pleasant and assured me it was no trouble and he was happy to take a look around while he was here to see if there were any concerns that he could inform me about.Although I won’t be using this company for this project, I am pleased with experience and will definitely consider JES for future needs if they arise.(the service I was wanting: to have an egress window cut into the basement foundation)Update 12/7/22 – Bradley just called me and informed me that he found someone who may be able to help with the egress window. He definitely went above and beyond!

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These guys were prompt, professional and polite. The value was good from start to finish!

These guys were prompt, professional and polite. The value was good from start to finish!

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We had a lot of hills we had to climb and plans to change but the JES team did it. They started the project, ran into some issues, and had…

We had a lot of hills we had to climb and plans to change but the JES team did it. They started the project, ran into some issues, and had to rewrite the plans. I made a few calls and management came out and the project was back on. Joseph “Joe” Palotas, Certified Field Inspector, and Nick Feaster, Sales Manager, did an amazing job of making sure we could continue the repairs when we hit a wall. Neither Joe nor Nick are scared to get their hands dirty. Nick even came out and explained in detail what needed to be done and put on his boot and went to work helping. The crew, Michael Burrell, Steve Marshall, and Nick Feaster are very nice, polite young men. They did an excellent job getting everything done in an acceptable time manner. When the project was complete they took the time to explain everything to me in great detail. Very happy with the service JES provided.

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They did a wonderful job, went above and beyond, and I would highly recommend them.

They did a wonderful job, went above and beyond, and I would highly recommend them.

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I had forman Charles and installers Hunter, Ricco, and Rock come out and encapsulate my crawl space today. The guys were prompt, …

I had forman Charles and installers Hunter, Ricco, and Rock come out and encapsulate my crawl space today. The guys were prompt, professional, and very polite! I highly recommend their work (they need a drone to help with photos in tight crawlspaces like mine lol). This is a huge expensive project, but a heck of an investment. Dont hire your cousin to do this job (the previous owner of my house did this, my floors sag and i had mold on my joists), hire professionals, I highly recommend the JES crew. I will tell all my friends to go with JES if they have foundation issues. 10 out of 10! Thanks again guys!!!

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The team seemed to know what they were doing and worked well together.

The team seemed to know what they were doing and worked well together.

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The crew foreman, Rod, kept me informed of their arrival time. Upon arrival we covered the installation details and everything was laid out …

The crew foreman, Rod, kept me informed of their arrival time. Upon arrival we covered the installation details and everything was laid out as planned. He and his crew (Keenan and Shaq) were very courteous. The work was executed very timely and the workmanship exceeded my expectations! Would certainly recommend this hard working crew!

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I moved into my home just over a year ago and have had three basement floodings. After trying to figure out the solution on my own, I gave…

I moved into my home just over a year ago and have had three basement floodings. After trying to figure out the solution on my own, I gave JES a call. Best decision I ever made. The three young men who performed the basement waterproofing did an standing job for me. They were professional and courteous.

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Michael Burrell and his team (Deron, Steven, Lamichael) did great work, on time, on budget. No more water in the basement.

Michael Burrell and his team (Deron, Steven, Lamichael) did great work, on time, on budget. No more water in the basement.

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We had a wonderful experience with JES. Wyatt Early and the men working alongside of him were professional and did an excellent job. Would…

We had a wonderful experience with JES. Wyatt Early and the men working alongside of him were professional and did an excellent job. Would recommend JES to everyone.

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Our JES crew consisted of Michael Burrell, Steven Marshell and Keenan Pless and each one of them was amazing!! They were very professional, …

Our JES crew consisted of Michael Burrell, Steven Marshell and Keenan Pless and each one of them was amazing!! They were very professional, thorough, timely, and kind. We were pleased with the work they did and how they did it. They were very efficient and I highly recommend them.

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