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Richmond, VA

Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA

Keeping up with the condition of your basement is important for the health and safety of the rest of your home. Don’t let water and mold in your basement turn into bigger issues. Learn how JES can help!

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Richmond Local Office

JES Foundation Repair

309 Quarles Rd
Ashland, VA 23005
(804) 409-2147



Hours of Operation

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

Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA

Only a small percentage of homes in Richmond have basements. This is a common trend throughout eastern Virginia, mainly due to frequent flooding, a high water table, and the difficulty of constructing below-grade structures in the area’s soil that has sandy properties. Some homes, however, may have a basement, and if yours is one of them, it is crucial to keep its health and safety in mind. Basements are situated mainly below-grade and are more prone to damage such as leaks, mold, high humidity, flooding, and other issues. 

Don’t let your basement succumb to problems that could put your family and home at risk. Trust in our professionals at JES Foundation Repair to thoroughly inspect and permanently repair your basement. Read on to learn more about how we can help. 

Basement Problem Signs in Richmond

Spaces like basements that sit below ground level are naturally cooler and damp, but they can experience other issues too. Some of the typical problems you’ll notice with your Richmond basement include musty odors in your basement and home, efflorescence on the walls or floor, increased humidity, condensation, basement mold that spreads elsewhere in your home, wet drywall, and, most obviously, flooding. Addressing these problems as soon as you notice them is important, so don’t hesitate to reach out to JES for help as soon as possible. 

Causes of Basement Damage in Richmond, VA

Many different factors can be at play when it comes to the reasons behind water intrusion and other damage in your Richmond home’s basement. However, most of these causes are rooted in the area’s soil. While soil with elements of sand tends to be well-drained, it could become a source of problems in the event of flooding from year-round rain. The soil and heavy precipitation also could combine to form an artificial water table around your home and lead to the clay bowl effect and hydrostatic pressure. These phenomena can threaten your home with cracking and bowing walls that can leak, flood, or even collapse. 

Basement Waterproofing Solutions in Richmond, VA

Depending on the condition of your basement and any existing water management measures, your home could benefit from a variety of basement waterproofing solutions offered by our team at JES. Your inspector might recommend one or all of the following: an interior drain to catch leaking water from the walls and floor, a sump pump to collect this water and promptly remove it, a dehumidifier to control humidity levels and condition the air, or a wall vapor barrier to help stop moisture intrusion. All these solutions create a complete waterproofing system, which can be customized to meet your Richmond basement’s needs. 

Why Choose JES Foundation Repair

Maintaining your basement’s health and safety is critical because it is a significant component of your Richmond house. Nobody should have to put up with a wet, musty, moldy basement. Ensure that it is correctly fixed and safeguarded with dependable solutions that can only be found from JES. All our basement waterproofing and other solutions are covered by long-lasting, transferable, nationally backed warranties. 

JES has provided homeowners in the Richmond and Petersburg area with services for nearly 30 years, and you can rely on us to keep your basement dry as well. We have received several honors including the Angi Super Service Award, are accredited with the Better Business Bureau, and have earned many favorable testimonials from homeowners just like you. If your wet basement needs an overhaul, contact us today to schedule your free inspection and estimate. We’re excited to work with you to create a dry, safe, and healthy living environment. 

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I am writing to praise Jason Kunkel, a JES tech who came to work here.. he is an exemplary employee and human being.

I am writing to praise Jason Kunkel, a JES tech who came to work here.. he is an exemplary employee and human being.

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Professional, courteous, punctual and the work was done In grueling heat yet Snow and his crew were great!

Professional, courteous, punctual and the work was done In grueling heat yet Snow and his crew were great!

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I really enjoyed meeting Bryan Rutherford and Austin Hicks. Both professionals and very informative about the job

I really enjoyed meeting Bryan Rutherford and Austin Hicks. Both professionals and very informative about the job

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We are in the 19 month of an expected 3 month addition build and kitchen remodel. During the process major errors were made in our…

We are in the 19 month of an expected 3 month addition build and kitchen remodel. During the process major errors were made in our foundation for the addition that led to flooding and our new addition crawl space not even being able to pass inspection.Brian at JES came in and helped us understand everything that had gone wrong with the original foundation work by our contractor and then helped us create a plan with him and JES to fix everything and get it right.Brian came by the house regularly, checked on our needs, helped us with financing, and helped us prep for the work.Then Paul and team came in and in 2 days totally transformed but was called “the mud room” (our addition crawl space) to a place that could pass foundation inspections and was clean and usable storage space.I cannot say in words how grateful I am for JES and team. Not only did they do the work with excellence … they cared and excelled in listening to us and working with us to rectify a really challenging situation.Thank you JES !

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MY NAME IS CALVIN,JUST WANT TO THANK THE MEN ROBERTO, JOSE MARTINEZ FOR THE EXCELLENT WORK THEY DID INSTALLING JACKS UNDER MY FLOORS THAT…

MY NAME IS CALVIN,JUST WANT TO THANK THE MEN ROBERTO, JOSE MARTINEZ FOR THE EXCELLENT WORK THEY DID INSTALLING JACKS UNDER MY FLOORS THAT WERE SINKING,THANK YOU GUYS, AND THANK YOU JES

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Roberto and Jose did a great job and finished in two days!! And I would use again!

Roberto and Jose did a great job and finished in two days!! And I would use again!

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We are incredibly grateful to have Eric Oliver's expertise through the process of fixing our wet basement. He answered our questions and…

We are incredibly grateful to have Eric Oliver's expertise through the process of fixing our wet basement. He answered our questions and found a solution for our problems. Thank you

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Just getting around to it but I wanted to let you know, what capable, pleasant and hard workers, Mr. Jonathan Garcia and Ms. Braxton are….

Just getting around to it but I wanted to let you know, what capable, pleasant and hard workers, Mr. Jonathan Garcia and Ms. Braxton are. They were wonderful to work with and any questions or concerns one had, they were promptly addressed. They are truly an asset to your company and excellent representatives.

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I highly recommend inspector Anderson P. He is very knowledgeable, honest and thorough on explaining what steps should be taken on…

I highly recommend inspector Anderson P. He is very knowledgeable, honest and thorough on explaining what steps should be taken on correcting my issues. I would not hesitate at all using him and Jes Chester. Thank you Ted F

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Appreciated Christian Distler-Caravetta for putting me at ease and walking me through his process. He was professional, truthful and not…

Appreciated Christian Distler-Caravetta for putting me at ease and walking me through his process. He was professional, truthful and not out just to get my money.

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To start, Our Sales representative Blaine Harvey was very professional. Did a complete inspection of the property. Made a few…

To start, Our Sales representative Blaine Harvey was very professional. Did a complete inspection of the property. Made a few recommendations but really focused and addressed our concern/problem areas. This is greatly appreciated.Roberto and Jose Martinez, the installation crew were very polite and professional as well. Addressed all concerns and answered every question showing their expertise in the field. They were very clean throughout the installation. Under the house was left better than before. We had plastic underneath but needed to be removed in order for them to work. Did not expect them to re-line the ground upon completion but they used heavy duty plastic as a replacement. This is greatly appreciated. It is always the little things that make the difference in projects to homeowners. I would like to also mention Jo in the Richmond area office. Was very helpful in getting the information on the account up to date and taking the payment over the phone. Very well spoken and appreciate the small chit chat. She was a tremendous asset. We will need future work (Cleanspace) and would like to work with JES again.Thank youAndrea

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Brian with JES came out for an estimate. He was on time and very professional. He did not try to nickel and dime us. He was very honest…

Brian with JES came out for an estimate. He was on time and very professional. He did not try to nickel and dime us. He was very honest and I even told us it was a plumbing issue. Pictures were provided and plumber referral. If you need a good foundation company please call JES! You will not go wrong!!!

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We had some concerns with some spots in the basement (water spots, white spots) and called JES for a free estimate/inspection. Eric Oliver…

We had some concerns with some spots in the basement (water spots, white spots) and called JES for a free estimate/inspection. Eric Oliver came and was fantastic. Knowledgeable, honest and straight forward. Really appreciated the explanation for what we were seeing and now have the peace of mind that we don’t have any major issues. Thanks Eric!

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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