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Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Northern Virginia

Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia homeowners can protect their crawl spaces and maintain a comfortable indoor climate by repairing or encapsulating their damaged crawl spaces.

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Roanoke Local Office

JES Foundation Repair

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

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 7 am – 9 pm
Friday: 7 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 7 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation in Northern Virginia

There are numerous advantages to having an encapsulated crawl space for homeowners in Northern Virginia. Crawl space encapsulation is a permanent solution to protect your crawl space from rainwater and other elements. Washington, DC, has deep, well-drained soil, as opposed to the silty loam and expansive clay soil found in Northern Virginia. Year-round rain is common in Northern Virginia, making for a very wet environment. This makes it very important to protect and encapsulate your home’s crawl space. JES Foundation Repair can provide you with permanent crawl space encapsulation, as well as other solutions you may need to protect your crawl space. 


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.

Crawl Space Problem Signs in Northern Virginia

It’s critical to be aware of potential problem signs when inspecting the crawl space of your Northern Virginia home. Mold, pest infestations, and a buildup of humidity are all signs that your crawl space has been damaged by water. It will save you time and money in the long run if you are aware of the signs of damage to your crawl space. Ignoring the obvious signs of crawl space damage can lead to additional problems that can cost you more than you intended to spend.

crawl space condensation

Wet Crawl Space Insulation

Wet and sagging insulation in your crawl space can be a very worrying sight for any homeowner. You may not know much about the topic, but you probably know at least a little bit about the fact that insulation all around your home is important.

condensation on crawl space joists


Condensation and excessive humidity in the crawl space are common problems, but many homeowners may not know how these issues started or how to fix them.

mold in crawl space

Crawl Space Mold

Mold can be destructive for your home’s foundation, leading to more issues such as wood rot and poor air quality.

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Causes of Crawl Space Damage in Northern Virginia

Crawl space damage can be caused by a wide range of factors. Many crawl space problems are caused by the combination of expansive clay and silty loam soil and frequent wet weather in the area, which causes water pressure to press against your crawl space. As a result, water seeps into your basement or crawl space. Some of the other causes, such as an ineffective vapor barrier, are more of a wear-and-tear concern. Your crawl space’s foundation may shift if water collects inside, or if the earth shifts due to the unique soil in Northern Virginia.

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Open Crawl Space Vents

Crawl space vents may seem like a nice idea, which is why many older homes have them. However, open vents are increasingly being discovered to be a breeding ground for mold, bugs, and other issues.

Sagging Floor Joists?

Over Spanned Floor Joists

If your home has a crawl space, the floors inside are being supported by floor joists. Anything that damages these integral structures is also going to damage your floors.

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Bad Vapor Barrier

Vapor barriers are an essential part of the crawl space encapsulation process. Unfortunately, low-quality barriers are not a permanent solution, and even if they are maintained often, eventually, they will need to be replaced.

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Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation Solutions in Northern Virginia

Crawl space repair issues can be solved permanently with the help of JES. A crawl space dehumidifier or a full vapor barrier can be used to reduce humidity levels in the area. Because of the hot, humid summers and cold, wet winters, the climate in Northern Virginia necessitates the use of appropriate solutions to ensure that the problem is fixed correctly the first time. For more information about our crawl space repair and encapsulation services, contact us today.

Basement Dehumidifier


A dehumidifier is a system that can keep your crawl space dry. Since it’s designed to remove moisture that’s present in the air, your property is spared from encountering water damage all year round.

How crawl space encapsulation works

Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl space encapsulation offers many benefits for your crawl space, including moisture protection, cleaner air, and extra protection from pests.

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Drainage System

A properly functioning French drainage system will intercept that water and prevent it from damaging this sensitive area.

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Why Choose JES Foundation Repair

Crawl space encapsulation may be your best option for protecting it from abnormal moisture, mold growth, and even standing water if you live in Northern Virginia. Whether you decide to repair or encapsulate your crawl space, JES will inspect it for free and without any obligations. With over 27 years of experience in these areas, you can rest assured that we are well-versed in everything from the silty loam soil to the yearly downpours. In addition, we’ve received more than 3,000 positive reviews, as well as Angie’s List’s “Super Service Award.” When it comes to basement waterproofing in Northern Virginia and the surrounding areas, you can rely on us. Contact us today!

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    Greg from JES came out to inspect a property and give a free estimate within a day of calling. He was punctual, which is important with my busy schedule. During the evaluation of the basement, Greg was able to clearly explain what was creating the…

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    We have been struggling with ground water in our basement for years but assumed it would require excavation around the outside of our home which we really did not want to do as we have some very old shrubs. After a visit from Damon Trent, we were…

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    To JR and your crew – Thank you for a great job! The whole experience was very smooth process from beginning to end. Thank you for getting our foundation solid again and going the extra mile when cleaning up.

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    I am a very satisfied customer of JES. I contacted the company regarding concerns my husband I had concerning a few cracks in my wallboard, tape pulling away and spongy floors. My initial contact was with Kyle Clayton, Contractor Representative,…

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    We had a tremendous experience with JES Foundation Repair. The initial inspection and estimate was thoroughly explained and the appointment was made for the work. We needed to move our auxiliary generator so JES could do the work and JES worked…

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1250 Reames Rd
Middle River, MD 21220


2410 Southland Dr
Chester, VA 23831


2569 Quality Ct
Virginia Beach, VA 23454


8122 Bethlehem Rd
Manassas, VA 20109


2033 Cook Dr.
Salem, VA 24153


456 Old Courthouse Rd
Appomattox, VA 24522