Skip to Main Content

Pages

  • Accessibility
  • Careers
  • Contact Us
  • Eight Signs Your Home Has a Foundation Problem and How to Fix it
  • Events
  • Foundation Solutions In Your Area
  • Home Damage and Animals To Watch For
  • JES Foundation Repair
  • JES Privacy Policy
  • Reviews
  • Schedule Maintenance
  • Service Areas
  • Sitemap
  • Six Maintenance Tips for Your Basement in Autumn
  • Sump Pumps in the Crawl Space? Is it a Good Idea?
  • The JES Story
  • Website Terms and Conditions of Use
  • Service Areas

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Danville, VA
  • Hampton Roads, VA
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Northeast North Carolina
  • Richmond-Petersburg, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Washington DC & Northern Virginia
  • Services

  • Basement Waterproofing
  • Concrete Lifting
  • Crawl Space Repair
  • Foundation Repair
  • Posts

  • 10 Basement Waterproofing Products That Every Homeowner Needs
  • 10 Effects of Standing Water on Virginia Homes
  • 10 Good Reasons to Clean Your Crawl Space
  • 10 Practical Tips for Keeping Winter Pests Out of Your Home
  • 10 Worst Home Pests in Maryland
  • 15 Creepy Things Found In Crawl Spaces
  • 2015 Fantastic 50 Winner
  • 2016 Flag Retirement Program
  • 3 Maintenance Tips for Your Basement in Winter
  • 3 Ways to Fix Damp Basement Walls
  • 4 Steps That Will Help You to Finish Your Basement
  • 4 Ways to Keep Ice Away from Your Foundation This Winter
  • 4 Ways to Minimize the Risk of Pest Infestations
  • 5 Common Issues Caused by Clogged or Damaged Gutters
  • 5 Commonalities Between Game of Thrones and Foundation Repair
  • 5 Crawl Space Tips For James River Homeowners
  • 5 Home Checklist Items for Hurricane Season 2019
  • 5 Reasons Foundation Walls Crack
  • 5 Solutions to Waterproof the Basement of Your Home
  • 5 Things You Can Do With Your Crawl Space After Encapsulation
  • 5 Tips for Fixing and Unclogging Troublesome Yard Drains
  • 5 Tips to Improve Drainage Around Your Foundation
  • 5 Types of Residential Sump Pump Systems
  • 5 Ways a Finished Basement Could Add Value and Space to Your Home
  • 5 Ways Water Enters Your Basement
  • 6 Essential Things to Know About Mold
  • 6 Tips on Foundation Settlement
  • 7 Reasons To Repair Uneven Slab
  • 8 Effective Ways to Stop Pipes from Freezing
  • 8 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter
  • 8 Simple Ways to Weatherproof Your Old Home
  • 8 Ways Crawl Space Encapsulation Increases the Value of a Home
  • 8 Ways to Protect Your Basement from the Harsh Winter Weather
  • 8 Ways to Tame Moisture Arising Due to Basement Windows
  • 9 Essential Foundation Products for Repairs
  • 9 Handy Fall Maintenance Tips for Weatherproofing Your Home
  • 9 Major Reasons To Waterproof Your Crawl Space
  • 9 Reasons Why Your Home’s Foundation is Cracking
  • 9 Steps You Take to Protect the Crawl Space When You Move into a New Home
  • A Handy Lawn Health Checklist for Busy Homeowners
  • A Homeowner’s Guide to Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Air Conditioner in the Basement – Is It Really A Good Idea?
  • Are My Leaky Gutters a Problem?
  • Are You Thinking of Venting the Crawl Space – Read This First!
  • Are Your Flood Vents Functional? They’d Better Be!
  • Areas in the U.S. Most at Risk and Most Prepared for Hurricanes
  • Backfill
  • Basement
  • Basement Dehumidifier – It Matters
  • Basement Design: What to Think About
  • Basement Drain Tile and French Drains Explained
  • Basement Drainage: Picking The Right Drainage System
  • Basement Finishing
  • Basement Flooding and Spring Rains
  • Basement Flooding – Is a Dehumidifier Really Helpful?
  • Basement Leaks: Get Proactive
  • Basement Mold – How to Remove the Mold and Keep It Away
  • Basement Remodel: What You Should Know Beforehand
  • Basement Repair Contractor – Who to Hire and Who to Avoid
  • Basement Repair Costs: Calculating the Benefits
  • Basement Systems for Waterproofing : Why They Matter
  • Basement Vapor Barriers
  • Basement Wall Crack Repair: What Works and What Does Not
  • Benchmarking
  • Bizwiz 2015 Award Winner
  • Block Foundation Wall
  • Block Foundations 101
  • Bowing Basement Walls In The Mountains
  • Bug Feces vs. Household Mold: Which Is Worse?
  • Calculating the Importance of Gutters and Drainage
  • Can A Dry Lawn Damage Your Foundation?
  • Can Hydrostatic Pressure Damage My Home?
  • Can Trees Damage Your Crawl Space?
  • Can Trees Damage Your Foundation?
  • Can Underground Downspouts stop Basement Flooding?
  • Can You Close Your Basement Vents During the Summer?
  • Can You Use Your Crawl Space After It Floods?
  • Carbon Fiber Foundation Repair
  • Causes and Solutions for Leaking Basement Walls
  • Choosing Foundation Repair Contractor
  • Class A Fire Rating
  • Clay Bowl Effect
  • Clay Soil
  • Coastal Cities at Increased Risk of Flooding
  • Cold Joint
  • Cold Weather Causes of Foundation Problems
  • Commercial Case Study: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
  • Commercial Case Study: Windsor Castle Condominiums
  • Common Basement Problems to Look Out For
  • Concrete Block Wall Cracks: Are They Normal Or Dangerous?
  • Concrete Footing
  • Concrete Footing Design
  • Concrete Repair Methods
  • Condensation in Crawl Space
  • Conditioning Your Crawl Space: Sealing Vents and Other Air Leaks
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Control the Moisture in your Crawl Space
  • Could Snow Really Be Dangerous for Your Home’s Foundation?
  • Cove Joint
  • Cracks as Indicators of Foundation Problems
  • Crawl Space
  • Crawl Space Chupacabra
  • Crawl Space Damage in Winter – Signs and Best Fixes
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation and Insulation
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation Code
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation Cost: Understanding Price Factors
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation vs Pest Control & Termite Inspection
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation: Pros and Cons 
  • Crawl Space Health: Wood Rot vs. Mold
  • Crawl Space Heat in the Summer
  • Crawl Space Humidity Level
  • Crawl Space Humidity: Everything You Need to Know
  • Crawl Space Inspection Safety
  • Crawl Space Leaks
  • Crawl Space Mold and Summer Heat
  • Crawl Space Mold and Your Health
  • Crawl Space Problems
  • Crawl Space Problems and Warm Winters
  • Crawl Space Repair: Here’s What You Need to Know
  • Crawl Space Sump Pump
  • Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Thickness
  • Dealing With Cracks and Infestations
  • Dealing with the Most Common Crawl Space Problems
  • Differential Settlement
  • Discharge Line
  • DIY Foundation Repair
  • DIY Waterproofing Could Leave Your Home at Risk
  • Do Basements Work in Humid Areas with Wet Soil?
  • Do You Need A Battery Backup Sump Pump
  • Do You Need To Maintain Your Piers?
  • Do Your Need To Waterproof Your Concrete Block Walls?
  • Does Dampness Make It Impossible to Finish a Basement?
  • Does Your Interior Slab Need Lifting?
  • Dont Overlook Your Foundation
  • Downspouts
  • Drying Out History: Waterproofing Virginia’s Older Homes
  • Eco-friendly Waterproofing Measures
  • Encapsulated Crawl Space: Knowing the Benefits
  • Energy Efficient Dehumidifier – The Answer to Crawl Space Humidity
  • Engineers – Professional Resources
  • Essential Steps for Basement or Foundation Insurance Claims
  • Evergreen Basement Systems
  • Evergreen Basement Systems Merges with JES Foundation Repair
  • Everything You Need to Know About an Enclosed Crawl Space
  • Everything You Need To Know About Expansive Soils Around Your Home
  • Excessive Evaporation and Gaps
  • Exterior Drainage Pipes
  • Extreme Makeover Home Edition
  • Facing a Damp, Wet or Flooded Crawl Space
  • FEED Richmond
  • Flood Insurance and Flood Vents
  • Flood Proof Basement
  • Flood Risk after Heavy Rain
  • Flooded Crawl Space Cleanup
  • Flooding after Heavy Rain or Snow
  • Foundation – First Baptist Church of Denbigh
  • Foundation Checklist
  • Foundation Cracks Virginia Earthquake 2011
  • Foundation Design Considerations
  • Foundation Experts
  • Foundation Inspection Procedures
  • Foundation Jacks: Stabilizing Your Crawl Space
  • Foundation Plants: Foundation Safe Spring Planting
  • Foundation Problems – Causes, Clues, & Solutions
  • Foundation Repair Budgeting
  • Foundation Repair: Your Options
  • Foundation Settlement 101 – Guide for Homeowners
  • Foundation Settlement Case Study – Maryland Home
  • Foundation Settlement – First Baptist Church of Denbigh
  • Foundation Underpinning
  • Foundation Vents – Why They’re Bad for your Crawl Space
  • Foundation View April 2014
  • Foundation View August 2014
  • Foundation View March 2016
  • French Drain vs Sump Pumps
  • Get Ready for Cold Weather with these Basement Tips
  • Getting To Know Your Basement: An Inspector’s Checklist
  • Giving Back
  • Great Neck Baseball
  • Groundworks Companies Taps George Frates to Lead JES Foundation Repair Brand
  • Groundworks Hires Brian Black, Adrian Reddington to Lead Sales and Production Training Programs
  • Groundworks, Echelon Front Partner, Create Leadership Development Program
  • Gutters
  • Have a Hot and Humid Basement?
  • Here’s How to Seal and Maintain Your Basement Stairs
  • Here’s What to do if Your Gutters or Downspouts Ice Up This Winter
  • Here’s What You Need to Do About Your Clogged Basement Window Wells
  • Here’s Why Your Crawl Space Smells 
  • High Water Table
  • History of Basements and Crawl Space Design
  • Home Damage and Animals To Watch For
  • Home Health Checklist
  • Homeowner’s Guide to Foundation Repair
  • House Foundation Inspection
  • How Can I Know What Animal Has Moved into My Basement?
  • How Cold Weather Affects Your Crawl Space
  • How Concrete Lifting Works
  • How Does Standing Water Affect Your Maryland Home?
  • How Does the Chilly Winter Cold Affect Your Crawl Space?
  • How Does the Winter Cold Affect Your Foundation?
  • How Floor Joists help uphold your home’s Crawl Space or Basement
  • How Has COVID-19 Changed Homebuyer Demand for Basements?
  • How Moist Basements Lead To Basement Mold
  • How Much Does a Basement Waterproofing Job Cost?
  • How Much Does Basement Waterproofing Cost?
  • How Much Does Foundation Repair Cost
  • How Much Toilet Paper Can You Store in Your Basement?
  • How Much Will It Cost to Clean a Crawl Space in 2022?
  • How Regrading Can Save Your Foundation
  • How to Check Your Crawl Space Insulation
  • How To Check Your Sump Pump
  • How to Clean Your Flooded or Leaking Basement
  • How to Find a Good Basement Waterproofing Contractor
  • How To Fix Drainage Problems
  • How To Fix Sagging Floors
  • How to Keep Your Foundation Leak-Free This Winter
  • How to Keep Your Wet Basement Dry
  • How to Prepare for Hail in Maryland
  • How to Prepare for Hail in Virginia
  • How to Prepare for Summer Windstorms in Maryland
  • How to Prepare for Summer Windstorms in Virginia
  • How to Repair Large Cracks in the Driveway
  • How to Seal or Waterproof Stone Foundations
  • How to Waterproof or Seal Concrete Foundations to Avoid Leaks
  • How To Waterproof Your Home During Its Construction
  • How You Can Keep Ice Out of Your Crawl Space
  • How You Can Start Recognizing Water Damage in Your Foundation
  • Hurricane Preparation and Protection
  • Hurricane Preparedness Week in Maryland and Virginia
  • Hurricane Season 2015
  • Hurricane Season 2018
  • Ice Patches Collecting on Your Yard? Here’s What to Do
  • Ideal Crawl Space Humidity
  • Inside Business Leadership 2015
  • Installing a Crawl Space Vapor Barrier: FAQ
  • Insuring Your Virginia Home if You Have Existing Water Issues
  • Is a Dehumidifier A Useful Deterrent Against Efflorescence?
  • Is a Sump Pit Really A Necessity?
  • Is a Vented Crawl Space Beneficial or Harmful to My DC Home?
  • Is Damp Clay Soil Something to Worry About?
  • Is It A Good Idea to Close Off Crawl Space Vents in Winter?
  • Is It Possible to Waterproof a Crawl Space with a Dirt Floor?
  • Is Slab Construction Recommended in Colder Climates?
  • Is Your Crawl Space Making Your Home Cold?
  • Japanese Knotweed: Top Weed for Home Damage in Maryland and Virginia
  • JES Announces Leadership Change at Central Virginia Regional Branch
  • JES Appoints Steve Frey as President of Virginia Operations
  • JES Celebrates Flag Day
  • JES Collects Food, Supplies for Organization to Provide for the Homeless
  • JES Companies Appoints Cary McGuckin New Chief Marketing Officer
  • JES Foundation Repair and Fifth Third Bank Team Up in the Richmond, VA
  • JES Foundation Repair Announces New Leadership Changes
  • JES Foundation Repair Helps a Deserving Family
  • JES Foundation Repair Helps Feed Hungry Families
  • JES Foundation Repair Hires Brady Howard as General Manager
  • JES Foundation Repair Honored with Prestigious “Roaring 20” Award
  • JES Foundation Repair Honors Veterans Through American Flag Retirement Efforts
  • JES Foundation Repair Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in the Nation
  • JES Foundation Repair of Virginia Awarded Best of Houzz 2019
  • JES Foundation Repair Partners with the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
  • JES Foundation Repair Selected in Lynchburg News & Advance 2018 Readers Choice Awards
  • JES Foundation Repair Wins 2018 Fantastic Fifty Award
  • JES Honored with 2017 “Roaring 20” Award
  • JES Strengthens Brand Through New Partnership
  • JES Supports JDRF
  • Kingsmill Resort
  • Landscape Maintenance Checklist
  • Landscaping With Your Foundation In Mind
  • Learn about the basics of Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Little Theater of Norfolk
  • Local Foundation Services Company Partners with Local Restaurant to Win the Fight Against COVID-19
  • Lynnhaven River NOW
  • Maintaining Your Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • March of Dimes
  • Millworks HeadStock Helical Piles
  • Mold Growth on Concrete – How it Happens
  • My Crawl Space is Damp – Should I Be Worried?
  • New Orleans Becomes First to Experience Hurricane Season 2019
  • No Need To Delay: Why Repair Your Foundation ASAP
  • Open Crawl Space Vents
  • Persistent Foundation Leaks After Tree Removal
  • Perspective on Cat 5 Hurricanes
  • Planting Guide: What and Where To Plant Trees and Bushes in Your Yard
  • Poor Basement Ventilation?
  • Porous Concrete Walls
  • Poured Foundation Walls
  • Prep Your Home for the Upcoming Hurricane Season
  • Preventing Basement Leaks from Egress Windows
  • Pros and Cons of a Crawl Space Vent Fan
  • Protect Your Home from Damage Caused by Natural Weather Events
  • Protecting Your Home From Leaks: Will Home Insurance Help?
  • Protecting Your Home From Tree Roots With Tree Root Removal
  • Protecting Your Home With Long-Term Waterproofing
  • Protecting Your Pets from Basement Mold
  • R-Value
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away: Fixing A Wet Basement
  • Real Estate Disclosure Act
  • Real Estate Professionals: 6 Steps to Identify Basement Issues in Virginia
  • Relative Humidity
  • Repair Basement Leaks
  • Researching The Best Basement Repair Companies
  • Residential Case Study: Basement Wall Repair Maryland
  • Residential Case Study: Wall Anchors
  • Residential Crawl Space Encapsulation Case Study
  • Rim Joist
  • Ronald Reagan National
  • Save Money By Going Green
  • Sealed Foundation Wall
  • Seven Signs of Winter Foundation Damage
  • Should Crawl Space Vents Remain Opened or Closed?
  • Should I open or close my Crawl Space Vents?
  • Should You Invest In A Crawl Space Inspection?
  • Should You Purchase a Home with a Damaged Crawl Space?
  • Shrink Swell Soil Issues
  • Signs and Solutions for Water Buildup in the Basement
  • Signs of Foundation Problems: How To Spot Them
  • Signs You’re Not Prepared for Hurricanes
  • Six Maintenance Tips for Your Basement in Autumn
  • Slab Foundation
  • Smart Holiday Decorating Storage Tips for Mold-free and Dry Items
  • Smithsonian National Postal Museum
  • Soil Health and Your Foundation
  • Soil Layers
  • Soil Types
  • Solving Hydrostatic Pressure in Your Basement
  • Solving The Effects of Hydrostatic Pressure in Your Home
  • Speakers Bureau
  • Spring Foundation Checklist
  • Spring Maintenance Checklist for Virginia and Maryland
  • Sprinkler Systems and Foundation Problems
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Stella Waltz – 2015 Women In Business Award Honoree
  • Stella Waltz – Virginia Flag Lady
  • Structural Damage to House
  • Structural vs Non-structural Foundation Cracks
  • Struggling to Deal with Mold After a Leak?
  • Summer & Basement Concerns and What You Can Do About It
  • Sump Pumps in the Crawl Space? Is it a Good Idea?
  • Tar Coating
  • Tar Heel Basement Systems and JES Companies Combine Forces
  • Termiticide
  • The 3 Most Common House Foundation Defects
  • The Care And Keeping Of Your Dehumidifier
  • The Difference between Interior and Exterior Basement Waterproofing
  • The Impacts of Dry Soil in the Summer on Your Foundation
  • The Ins and Outs of Foundation Cracks
  • The Inspector’s Basement Waterproofing Checklist
  • The Process of Installing Insulation Explained
  • The Pros and Cons of Selling a Damaged Home
  • The Science of Crawl Space Encapsulation
  • Thermal Insulation and Crawl Space Waterproofing
  • Thinking of Doing Laundry in The Basement? Read This First!
  • Thinking of Draining Your Swimming Pool? Read This First!
  • Thinking of Selling a Home With Foundation Issues?
  • Tips for Making Concrete and Wood Meet Appropriately
  • Tired of Pest Invasions? Top 5 Ways You Can Help Your Crawl Space
  • Top 15 Home Issues to Expect in Maryland
  • Top 20 Rainiest Cities and Towns in Maryland
  • Top 20 Rainiest Cities and Towns in Virginia
  • Top 4 Concerns About Hurricane Season During COVID-19
  • Top 6 Washington Capitals-Themed Basements
  • Top 7 Home Issues to Expect in Virginia
  • Top Cities and Towns At Risk of Flooding in Maryland
  • Top Cities at Serious Risk of Flooding in Virginia
  • Top Windiest and Stormiest Cities and Towns in Maryland
  • Top Windiest and Stormiest Cities and Towns in Virginia
  • Trump Hotel DC Redevelopment Project
  • Truth vs. Myths About Foundation Repair
  • Types of Basement Cracks and If You Need to Fix Them
  • Types of Dangerous Mold in the Home
  • Understanding Basement Repair Methods
  • Understanding Bedrock and Load-Bearing Strata
  • Understanding Hydrostatic Pressure
  • Understanding Your Sump Pump Alarm
  • Vapor Barriers, Thermal Insulation, or Both?
  • Veterans Day Tribute 2015
  • Virginia Foundation Solutions
  • Virginia Homeowner’s Guide to Insurance and Flooding
  • Virginia Tech Hokies Team-Themed Basements and Spaces
  • Wall Repair for Your Home
  • Want to Avoid Moisture Problems? Get Crawl Space Humidity Right
  • Want to Protect Your Sump Discharge Line? Get A FreezeGuard™
  • Want to Waterproof the Basement Using Sealants?
  • Water Seepage: What Causes Excess Water In Your Basement?
  • Water Threatening Your Basement? Install Basement Drainage Systems
  • Waterproof My Basement
  • Waterproof Your Crawl Space This Winter
  • Waterproof Your Crawl Space to Keep Your Home Dry This Winter
  • Waterproofing and Sealing Basement Hatchways
  • Waterproofing Testimonial – Hurricane Matthew
  • Waterproofing Your Basement: An Exercise In Flexibility
  • Waterproofing Your Crawl Space: Why It Matters
  • Waterproofing Your Foundation in Winter is More Feasible Than You Think
  • Ways to Keep the Foundation Intact During Spring
  • Weep Holes
  • Wet Basement or Crawl Space Causes and Solutions
  • Wet Basement Repair: 8 Waterproofing Problem Signs
  • What are the Worst Home Pests in Virginia?
  • What Causes Basement Water Problems
  • What Causes Foundation Problems?
  • What Causes Foundation Wall Cracks?
  • What Do You Need to Know About Basement Insulation?
  • What Foundation Issues Should I Worry About in Summer?
  • What Happens After a Snowmelt in Virginia and Maryland?
  • What is Dry Rot?
  • What Is Efflorescence?
  • What Is Hydrostatic Pressure?
  • What Is the Stack Effect?
  • What is Underpinning?
  • What Is Underpinning?
  • What Should Your Crawl Space Repair Budget Look Like?
  • What Successful Companies Started in a Basement?
  • What To Do About High Crawl Space Humidity
  • What to Do in Case Your Basement Floods
  • What You Need to Know About Damp Basements
  • What You Should Do About Damp Walls and Floors in Your Basement
  • What’s The Difference Between Cellars & Basements?
  • When Can You Use PolyRenewal Injections To Protect Your Home?
  • When Is It Time to Waterproof Your Home?
  • Where Is the Worst Coastal Erosion in Maryland?
  • Where Is the Worst Coastal Erosion in Virginia?
  • Which Foundation Repair Method Outclasses the Rest?
  • Which Maryland Cities Have the Most Basements?
  • Which Virginia Cities Have the Most Basements?
  • Why Am I Experiencing Slab Leakage in the Basement?
  • Why Should You Waterproof Your Basement?
  • Will My Insurer Give Me Financial Support to Repair Foundation Cracks?
  • Williamsburg Landing
  • Winter Could Damage Your Waterproofing Measures
  • Wondering What to Do with Frozen and Burst Pipes?
  • Wood Mulch Near House is Bad News for Your Basement
  • Wood Rot
  • Worst Plants and Trees to Have in Your Yard in Maryland
  • Worst Plants and Trees to Have in Your Yard in Virginia
  • Yard and Soil Grading
  • Your Flood Prevention Checklist
  • JES Service Map

    Service Areas

    BALTIMORE

    1250 Reames Rd
    Middle River, MD 21220

    CENTRAL VIRGINIA

    2410 Southland Dr
    Chester, VA 23831

    HAMPTON ROADS & NE NC

    2569 Quality Ct
    Virginia Beach, VA 23454

    NORTHERN VA & DC

    8122 Bethlehem Rd
    Manassas, VA 20109

    SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA/ROANOKE

    2033 Cook Dr.
    Salem, VA 24153

    WESTERN VIRGINIA

    456 Old Courthouse Rd
    Appomattox, VA 24522