Foundation Repair in Richmond, VA
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Richmond Local Office
JES Foundation Repair
309 Quarles Rd
Ashland, VA 23005
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 7 am – 9 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 6 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 7 pm
Foundation Repair in Richmond, VA
Foundation damage like cracks, bowing walls, and settling are very real problems that can greatly impact the safety and structural integrity of the rest of your home. It doesn’t help that the soil around Richmond, VA, has sandy properties and that the area is wet year-round. Unstable soil is typically at the root of most foundation issues.
While it’s not realistic to change all the soil under and around your Richmond home, there are ways to fix your foundation and ensure its longevity. JES Foundation Repair can help with reliable, permanent foundation repair solutions that will put your home back on solid ground.
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Foundation Problem Signs in Richmond, VA
Your Richmond home could show signs of foundation damage in various forms. Some of the most typical and easy to notice include basement wall cracks, basement floor cracks, bowing basement walls, drywall nail pops, drywall cracks, cracking and leaning chimney, settling, and uneven floors. These issues also can co-occur or be confused with similar basement or crawl space problems, so it’s important to have a professional inspection from JES to determine exactly what the problems and causes are.
Stuck Windows and Doors
If you’re unsure if a stuck door or stuck windows are caused by your house settling, check for these other problem signs: uneven floors, drywall cracks, or gaps between the wall and floor.
Chimney Brick Cracks
Your chimney is the heaviest portion of your home and there’s a lot of weight concentrated in a small space.
Drywall Nail Pops
It’s true that nail pops can be a big problem. It’s concerning to see nails popping out of the ceiling or nail pops in walls.
Causes of Foundation Damage in Richmond, VA
While foundation problems can have a number of causes, the soil underneath and around your Richmond home is generally the source. Sandy soil typical throughout Richmond tends to be well-drained. If it is too well-drained or the area experiences a drought or lack of precipitation, it will shrink, and the foundation can sink into voids left behind. If the soil is inundated with water from frequent rain, the foundation can settle in the soft soil, or the walls can crack and move inward because of excess hydrostatic pressure.
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 Richmond, VA
Every home in Richmond is unique, as are their foundations and the challenges they face. That’s why each home requires customized foundation repair solutions. JES is proud to offer a variety of solutions to put your foundation and home back on solid ground. These include wall reinforcements and repairs like carbon fiber straps, wall anchors, and specialized wall repair beams. To address foundation settlement, we can install different piers depending on your foundation type and damage – helical piers, push piers, and slab piers.
JES Helical Piers are hot-dip galvanized to protect against corrosion. The pier shaft is round, which is the strongest underpinning solution design, offering you a strong and permanent solution.
IntelliBrace™ Wall Repair System
Manufactured to be resistant to corrosion, the IntelliBrace™ System is more resilient than normal uncoated I-Beams and reduces wear and abrasion.
Basement waterproofing can involve a below-floor drainage system, coupled with a sump pump and wall system
Why Choose JES Foundation Repair
For nearly 30 years, homeowners throughout Richmond, as well as surrounding areas, have trusted JES Foundation Repair with their most valuable asset – their home. Our team is highly trained and familiar with the local wet weather, problematic soil, and how they impact area homes and their foundations. We also are accredited with the Better Business Bureau, have earned numerous recognitions like the Angi Super Service Award, and have many positive customer reviews.
Don’t let your Richmond home’s foundation suffer from damage any longer. Have it permanently repaired and protected by our experienced professionals. Don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule your free foundation inspection and repair estimate.
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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…View review Read Rikki Cheatham's review for
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Our 18 year old basement was filling with rain water more and more as time went on as much as 2 1/2 feet of water, so after seeing the Evergreen/JES commercials many time’s we decided to give them a call, Our initial meet and greet was with Jack…View review Read Karen N Alan's review for
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