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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.

"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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The damage done by neglecting a crawl space is likely affecting you more than the eye can see, says Vallone. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Nancy T. of Seattle)
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It’s easy to do, but forgetting your crawl space can have plenty of negative consequences for the rest of your home from poor air quality to high energy bills.

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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!

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.




Basement Waterproofing reviews in Norfolk


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.

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 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.

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
Norfolk Waterproofing Contractors Provider Name Locked
's contact information and he promptly 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
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displayed a level of both that is incredibly rare in this day and age.
- Elizabeth W.

All Waterproofing Contractors in Norfolk

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A&M Building

1530 E Little Creek Rd

ABC Pest Management LLC

117 S First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach

Accel Pest & Termite Control

544 Central Dr
Virginia Beach

Advanced Engineering Construction

1800 Rokeby Ave



AMC Foundation Repair

5552 Raby Rd


1240 General Booth Blvd
Virginia Beach

Basnight Land and Lawn Inc

225 Sign Pine Rd

BM Enterprise

5468 Bayberry Dr

Cardial Carpentry LLC

15160 Ashby Way West

Clean Air Solutions Inc.

2768 Mulberry Loop
Virginia Beach

Colony Construction & Home Improvement Inc

11861 Canon Blvd
Newport News


711 Gum Rock Ct. Suite 5
Newport News

Commonwealth Property Services

11836 Canon Blvd Suite 500
Newport News

Coopers Creek Land and Lawn

500 Trellis Trl

Creative Concepts Investments, Inc

6001 Miller Store Rd.

Disaster Response Inc - VA DC & MD

8200 Greensboro Dr

DJ Construction

2560 Piney Bark Drive
Virginia Beach

Emergency Restoration Services LLC

1461 London Bridge Road
Virginia Beach

Energy Efficient Solutions


Fillmore Construction

344 Barcelona Ln
Virginia Beach

Foundation Armor

3 Bud Way Ste 27

Four Seasons Home Repair

480 Harpersville Road
Newport News

Ghent Plumbing and Heating

1235 Graydon Avenue

Guy Smith Heating & Cooling

221 Pennsylvania Ave
Virginia Beach

Hampton Roads Maintenance

1910 Lansing Ave

Harbour Towne Enterprises Inc

PO Box 101

Hickory Custom Woodcraft LLC

908 Executive Ct

Hohmann Builders

20370 Brewers Neck Boulevard

Home Depot - Lansdowne

3750 Commerce Dr

Home Improvements by Randolph

4253 Schooner Trail

Hoover Roofing LLC

10020 51st Ave

JES Foundation Repair

1741 Corporate Landing Parkway
Virginia Beach

Joe Schein And Associates

839 K Little Bay Ave

K & L Home Fixins'

405 Big Leaf Circle
Virginia Beach

L&R Roofing,llc

516 Oscar loop

Michael & Son Services Inc

5740 General Washington Dr


416 Height hill Rd

Mid-Atlantic Contracting

1625 Peoples Road

PPC Construction - Landmark Homes

P. O. Box 15823

Quality Carpenters Inc

637 74th St
Newport News

Random Task

1120 Buford Ct.

Roby and Company Inc

1410 West 37th Street

Seal-Tite Basement Waterproofing Company

355 Olde Route 604

Small Potatoes Structural Engineering

505 S Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Smart Services

1385 Fordham Dr
Virginia Beach

Sours Contracting, INC

10445 Southampton Pkwy

Superior Termite & Pest Control Inc

5626 Princess Anne Rd
Virginia Beach

The Crawlspace Company

717 River Edge Lndg

The Drying Co

PO Box 637

The Mid-Atlantic Group, Inc.

118 Tewning Road

The Window Man

1902 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach

Triangle Sealants Corporation

PO Box 6128

Triple C & R Painting Inc

4 Autumn Ln

VanDeMortel Construction

1213 Ewell Road
Virginia Beach

Virginia Foundation Solutions Inc

789 Seahawk Cir
Virginia Beach


Virginia Beach

Williamsburg Maintenance Inc

8995 Pocahontas Trl

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