Foundation Repair Services in Christchurch

Local Foundation and Crawl Space Repair Services in Christchurch, VA

Crawl Space Moisture Problems in Christchurch

It doesn't matter if your crawl space floods when there are extended rains or you've got long cracks in the foundation, you know this is a serious problem. Our team is here to assist when there is any kind of crawl space flooding, sinking foundation, or bowed basement wall problem. We use methods and products that we have thoroughly tested over the years that we stand behind. We have a team of experts in Christchurch that are trained to properly evaluate your problem to design a specific solution for your problem that will keep your home safe and protected. When we install a crawl space moisture mitigation system or a repair solution, it is backed by years of industry experience and trusted products.

It is very important that once you see a problem with your crawl space or foundation that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this because there are a number of potentially dangerous problems that will accompany these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. It doesn't matter if you're needing our foundation repair products to stabilize your foundation, or crawl space services to prevent mildew growth in the crawl space, our team is here to help you.

Crawl Space Solutions

Crawl Space Jacks in Christchurch

In Christchurch, many of the homes were built with crawl space areas in addition to basements. For a long time, they were created with vents which was intended to increase fresh air flow through the area and keep it dry. Unfortunately, this is rarely what happens. The vents allow water to enter the space during rain and snow storms and the vents prevent proper evaporation which causes the humidity levels to stay high which can foster the growth of mildew. Up to 50% of the air in your home can come up through the crawl space so having the space protected from the weather and keeping the humidity levels low will improve the overall air quality in your home.

JB Design has been encapsulating crawl spaces since 1995 and we know the most efficient way to seal them off and control high humidity. This is done using a method known as encapsulation which is the installation of a heavy duty liner, occasionally installed with insulation products, which are sturdy plastic and vinyl sheets as well as vent covers and a heavy duty door that will close off the area completely and prevent any unwanted moisture from entering. Closing the area will also prevent rodents and animals from moving in your crawl space which will help keep any equipment there safe and allow you to use it for storage. After the crawl space is encapsulated, if you need it we will install a system of floor jacks to lift sloping floors above the crawl space.

Structural Foundation Repair

Foundation Cracks in Christchurch

Your foundation is quite possibly one of the most important parts. It not only supports the home itself but it also is the basement walls. When you've got foundation problems, they will generally manifest themselves as stair-step cracks in the outside brickwork, cracks that run the length of the foundation or across basement walls. Sometimes, you will see that the doors or windows will stick when you open or close them or even cracks at the corners of them. You may not think these issues seem serious at first, they are all indicative of a sinking or settling foundation and they should be evaluated by an expert for specific problems to determine if a repair needs to be in place.

Thankfully, the most common foundation problems are caused by similar things and our professionals are very good at evaluating these problems. We can offer a repair product designed for your particular problem to permanently repair and stabilize the foundation. If the problem is a settling foundation, we will implement a system of foundation piers to stabilize the foundation. Depending on how bad it is and where it is, we will use either helical piers or push piers. Both types of piers are very strong and are able to stabilize your foundation.

Contact Us

If you would like more information about the products above, feel free to fill out the form on our contact us page or call us directly at 757-367-5924 and schedule a consultation with one of our experts.