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"The owner, , was very professional and punctual. The repair was planned out and explained thoroughly before anything was started. The installers" showed up on the date and time they were supposed to and finished the work in less than 2 days. They were all very professional. The price was approx. $2000 cheaper than their who was dead set on selling me a complete encapsulation package for the crawlspace. Plus, was not going to be able to schedule the work to be done for 2 months from the the time of the quote. got me in within a week of the quote and did a great job. THanks !

-Samuel J.

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"It was the best experience I've had with a service provider in a very long time. These guys are going to paint the entire exterior of my home now that I know the quality of work they do.

-Drew S.

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Mold in a basement is a common problem. My company helps people with this every day. Some of the answers you received were helpful but not all the information is correct. First, you need to eliminate the two main ingrediants that mold needs to survive. The first one is water intrusion. This is a must. I am assuming you have no water intrusion as you make no mention. The second componant that needs to be eliminated is moisture. Moisture is also humidity. Basements need to be kept airtight in the summer months. Some folks have posted that you need air flow in your basement. Nothing could be furthur from the truth. When you open any windows for example, not one micron of air goes out of the basement, Warm humid air is sucked into the basement. Houses suck air into the basement and it meets the cool surfaces and skyrockets humidity. The windows must be kept closed and a dehumidification device installed to ensure humidity stays below 60% humidity. The dehumidifier should be energy star rated and purchasing a seperate humidity guage is a must to monitor the unit's progress. We like to keep our customer's basements at 50% humidity. This eliminates the smell that is active mold spore growth. Once the water and humidity is brought under control. Remove the organic materials that have mold on them. Walls, sheetrock and studs that have been affected. Follow the advice of previous posts as you must ensure that you do not affect the rest of the home. Once removed, install new walls using as much inorganic material as possible. We also install vapor barrier over the walls and seal the floors to stopwater vapor transmission into the basement. Poly plastic is not a acceptable vapor barrier. It is not "zero-perm" and will still allow moisture transmission. It will also crack and break into pieces over the years. A PVC liner rated "zero-perm" is the correct product in this application. Depending how large the basement is and if it is sectioned off will determine the dehumidifier strength. We use the Santa Fe line of dehidifiers as they are super energy efficiant and work like a dehumidifier on steriods. I hope this helps and I wish you the best in Basement Health!
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Where is the home located, what is the exterior wall construction and type, how is the space heated?

 

It could be a whole host of different scenarios that would generate that result.  It is nearly impossible to tell but I would say that most basement moisture problems are a result of bulk moisture intrusion or condensation issues. 

 

Given the deep and hard winter this year, it could be a condensation issue that hadn't previously been shown.

 

 

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Basement Waterproofing reviews in Norfolk

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They were a life saver when our basement was flooded. They drained the water for us and we haven't had any problems with the pump they installed. The workers were hard working and knew exactly what to do. They finished sooner than expected and were a great group of guys to have come out.
- DEBBIE J.
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Everything went very well once a schedule was agreed upon. The work was completed in the 2 day time frame that was outlined in their proposal. The only issue I had after the work was complete was that the farm sink and appliances in the basement were not reconnected and put back in their original position. Not a big problem, but it should have been ...More addressed as their moving out of the work space was part of the planned job. It was easier for me to reconnect the plumbing and move the appliances back into position rather than call back and make arrangements for a return trip and another day off of work for me.

All in all, I'm very happy with their work, the price and I would call them again for future work.
- Paul S.
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After a very heavy rain, my 100 year old basement was FULL of water. After trying to shop-vac it out for hours and hours, I was panicking because I'm from the suburbs of Atlanta, and a flooded basement is regarded as a fairly major debacle there. I referred to Angie's list for 's contact information and he promptly ...More answered my call late on a Friday afternoon. He then made plans to come check out my issue the following day... On a Saturday at 8:00 in the morning. He arrived promptly and went on to tell me that a certain amount of moisture is to be expected in a house like mine and that while there are a number of measures I could take to attempt to prevent the issue, that they would be very expensive and not a guarantee. In other words, he made a special trip on a Saturday to reassure a stranger that they don't have a $20,000 problem.. for free. If I EVER have an issue in that basement again, he will be the first person I call. In my opinion, integrity and honesty are second to none when people are working your home, and displayed a level of both that is incredibly rare in this day and age.
- Elizabeth W.

Waterproofing Contractors in Norfolk

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A&M Building

1530 E Little Creek Rd
Norfolk

A-1 Inc Exterminators

1704 S Park Ct
Chesapeake

Accel Pest & Termite Control

544 Central Dr
Virginia Beach

Advanced Engineering Construction

1800 Rokeby Ave
Chesapeake

AFFORDABLE PAINTING

510 KEMP LN
Chesapeake

Air Duct Care

801 Vanderbilt Ave
Virginia Beach

anthony's home improvement

903 redford rd
Hampton

Atlantic Power Wash

Newport News

Basnight Land & Lawn Landscaping

225 Sign Pine Rd
Chesapeake

Bay Crawlspace Solutions

4700 Donelson Rd
Virginia Beach

Beach Home Improvements

4408 smokey lake drive
Virginia Beach

Belletto Construction Inc

PO Box 13546
Chesapeake

BM Enterprise

5468 Bayberry Dr

Cardial Carpentry LLC

15160 Ashby Way West
Carrollton

Clean Air Solutions Inc.

2768 Mulberry Loop
Virginia Beach

Colony Construction & Home Improvement Inc

11861 Canon Blvd
Newport News

Commonwealth Exterminating Co Inc

711 Gum Rock Ct.
Newport News

Commonwealth Property Services

2289 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake

Coopers Creek Land and Lawn

503 McKinzie Ct
Chesapeake

Creative Concepts Investments, Inc

6001 Miller Store Rd.
Norfolk

Disaster Response Inc

8200 Greensboro Dr
Mclean

DJ Construction

2560 Piney Bark Drive
Virginia Beach

Emergency Restoration Services LLC

1461 London Bridge Road
Virginia Beach

Forrest Exterminating Service, Inc.

829 Professional Place W
Chesapeake

Four Seasons Home Repair

480 Harpersville Rd
Newport News

Ghent Plumbing and Heating

1235 Graydon Avenue
Norfolk

Gilbert & Son Moisture & Structural Services

2768 Mulberry Loop
Virginia Beach

Guy Smith Heating & Cooling

221 Pennsylvania Ave
Virginia Beach

Harbour Towne Enterprises Inc

PO Box 101
Jamesville

Hickory Custom Woodcraft LLC

908 Executive Ct
Chesapeake

Hohmann Builders

20370 Brewers Neck Boulevard
Carrollton

Home Improvements by Randolph

4253 Schooner Trail
Chesapeake

Hoover Roofing LLC

10020 51st Ave

House Call Co

3301 Mariner Ave
Portsmouth

JES Foundation Repair

1741 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach

Joe Schein And Associates

839 K Little Bay Ave
Norfolk

Johnson's Junk & Trash Removal

2012 Queen St
Portsmouth

K & L Home Fixins'

405 Big Leaf Circle
Virginia Beach

L&R Roofing,llc

516 Oscar loop

Michael & Son Svc Inc

5740 General Washington Dr
Alexandria

MID ATLANTIC HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC

416 Height hill Rd
Barboursville

Mid-Atlantic Contracting

1625 Peoples Road
Chesapeake

Northern Craftsman LLC

Norfolk
Virginia

PPC Construction - Landmark Homes

P. O. Box 15823
Chesapeake

Quality Carpenters Inc

637 74th St
Newport News

Random Task

1120 Buford Ct.
Chesapeake

Richwaters Plumbing and Drain LLC.

158 Stony Ridge Ave.
Suffolk

Roby and Company Inc

1410 West 37th Street
Norfolk

RS Plumbing

Hampton

Shamrock remodeling services

15 Guinevere Ct
Newport News

Small Potatoes Structural Engineering

505 S Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Sours Contracting, INC

10445 Southampton Pkwy
Drewryville

Superior Termite & Pest Control Inc

5626 Princess Anne Rd
Virginia Beach

The Crawlspace Company

1028 Sanderson Rd
Chesapeake

The Window Man

1902 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach

Tidewater Caulking & Waterproofing

2723 Airline Blvd.
Portsmouth

Tom Lane Contracting Inc

15287 Diascund View Trl
Lanexa

Tonys Touch Handyman

n/a
Hampton Roads

United Pest Control Co Inc

11834 Canon Blvd
Newport News

VanDeMortel Construction

1213 Ewell Road
Virginia Beach

Vick Homes, Inc.

Norfolk, VA
Norfolk

Virginia Foundation Solutions Inc

789 Seahawk Cir
Virginia Beach

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