Vienna Foundation Contractors

in Vienna, VA

177
Foundation Contractors are
in Vienna

17
Foundation Contractors in Vienna
are top rated

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Mitchell E.
"WOW! They were fast, professional and priced right. It was difficult to get some
companies to even come out and give us an estimate for what they described" was such "a small job". Not
. They came right out, gave us an estimate and explained the whole
process. We signed the contract, scheduled a work time and the job was done in one day. We love our sidewalk and can't imagine we waited so long to have it fixed. We are so glad we found
and will definitely use them again in the future for any concrete leveling work we may need.
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LARISSA W.
"They did a great job! Very professional, responsive and competent. We wanted to make sure our front steps, which had sunk about 4 inches, were not a trip hazard anymore.
" was quick to get us a quote, and after obtaining a few others, we called to schedule the work. They were able to work us in quickly, arrived when promised and completed the job in no time! Happy to have nice front porch stairs again. We would certainly recommend them to others.
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Douglas N.
"The sidewalk at my home's back door was pitching in toward the steps and foundation, which allowed water to pool there. The basement wall would get wet during heavy rain.
" from
raised 6 segments of sidewalk to allow water to flow away from the house. I had two other concrete raising companies look at it and they told me that they wouldn't be able to help me, although they didn't offer an explanation as to why not.
was able to accomplish what others had said couldn't be done.

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Bids are NOT done based on a multiplier on top of materials cost to get labor cost. Think of the consequences in the example you gave - by that method using say plain home depot tile made in Honduras might cost $5/SF materials, so by your method $10 labor. Now, same floor, with Carerra marble or Barre Granite at $75-100/SF - so do you want him charging you $150-200/SF labor when it takes almost exactly the same time regardless of material ?

To put it in simple terms, contractors:

1) figure the amount and cost of materials and consumables needed from the plans and specifications, applying a markup (from 15-50%, depending on contractor and how fancy or specialized a job it is).

2) Then they figure the equipment needed and the operating time to be used or elapsed time to be rented or leased - either opperating hour or elapsed time, or combination of both, especially if it consumes fuel

3) They then figure the labor time for the various trades required to do the job, maybe add an efficiency or ease of work multiplier to those hours to fit the job conditions, multiply those hours by the hourly pay rates, then multiply that times the "load" or "Labor Overhead" to account for employment taxes, workman's compensation costs, health plan, etc, etc.

4) Then they add in the cost of any architect or engineer plans or certifications that are needed, government permits and inspections, etc.

5) Then they add in any subcontractor bids, with appropriate contingency amount for each.

6) All those above totals are added up, an appropriate overall contingency added if needed (typically 5-10%, but on remote site jobs I have seen as high as 200%), and (depending on how contractor figures his costs) at least all the "in-house" costs like his equipment, consumables, and labor costs have a percentage overhead and profit added to them - typically about 100-150%. Some contractors use a lower overhead percentage but apply it to the total estimated job cost, not just in-house costs.

This "company overhead" or "general overhead" or "G&A - General and Administrative Overhead" covers the costs of financing and running the company, management and secretarial and general supply and maintenance costs, buildings and equipment yards lease or mortgage cost, working capital cost, insurance, loan interest, general shop equipment payments, profit, etc. Some contractors use a lower overhead and apply it to every cost in the job, some (especially those doing government work so havingto adhere to government accounting rules) apply a "markup percentage" to materials and rental costs and outside subcontract services, and apply G&A overhead only to in-house costs.

 

That being said, for a general class of work it does generally (on normal jobs) work out that there is a general multiple of labor to materials cost. For instance, yard work and residential tree work is heavy on labor, so it might have a labor to materials ratio of 3:1 or even 5:1.  Detail foundation hand excavation and underpinning can run to 5:1 or more. Many types of building construction like plumbing, tile, carpentry, etc. do end up with a very roughly 2:1 or 3:1 ratio of labor to materials cost. At the other extreme, high energy efficiency or hurricane rated glass installation or a fancy full-building computer and communications system or high-end entertainment center might have a labor to materials ratio of 0.25-0.5 because it is designed to go in pretty fast, but the materials cost a lot.

For your case, a hardscaping ratio could run from 0.5:1 or less to as much as 3:1 or more, for installations with very expensive imported stone and fancy woods and a lot of bought decorative items such as statuary, to the opposite labor-intensive landscaping with lots of sidehill terracing and hand-planted flower beds, hand-dug irrigation system trenches, and manual-placed concrete block or railroad tie walls. Each job should be figured on its own merits - using a "rule-of-thumb" is where people commonly get unpleasantly surprised. That is why you typically get 3 bids unless you have a contractor you trust from prior experience and are confident will give you a fair shake regardless of being sole-sourced. Personally, both for my own purposes and professionally in the design and construction business, I have found sole-source to trusted contractors you have experience with is, in the long run, a BIG money and time saver, as well as making it far more likely to finish on schedule and let you sleep at night.

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You need a general contractor - prefereably one who specializes in additions, because you have excavation, waterproofing, concrete, concrete cutting, carpentry, door and window, etc trades to coordinate.

The cost will depend a great deal on your topography around the house - if the base of the window will be above ground level at least 6 inches, then could run about $500 for a legal egress window purchase and about $1000-2000 for installation, depending on how deep into the concrete you have to cut.

If the bottom of the window will be below ground level, then to call it a bedroom (which mandates legal sized second egress and usauully at least one window)  then you will have two choices - bring it out into a solid watertight concrete storm cellar with collar to keep water out, stairs, and and weather and bug-tight cellar door that is inward-opening, which means a lot of space for stairs and landings top and bottom, or bring it out into an oversized window well at least 36 inches in diameter, and with steps to ground level, with adequate drainage and waterproofing to keep it dry. Either way, sometimes about as easy to put in an outside door as a window, and might raise property value more. Cost from $2-5,000 depending on how deep into concrete wall you have to dig, whether concrete wsall needs reinforcing with steel frame because of the depth of cut, how easy the digging is, and what your water conditions are near the foundation. The last thing you want to do is create an easy water or vermin ingress with your egress.

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Is the wall that the garage is sloped toward and adjacent wall of the home?

 

If not, it should not be of real concern. 

 

Try to keep the water out of the garage with a gasket on the door. 

 

 

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If the state requires a contractor's license, then he needs to have a license in each state he intends to work in - plus state/local business licenses as applicable.

 

This does not mean there are not a lot of contractors who cross state lines without proper licensing - the penalties in may cases are not real severe and are just a fine, not criminal, so many take the chance.

 

As you say - argh  - many contractors are not really businessmen and have zero legal education, so many people get burned.

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Unless it was a monolithic pour (poured as part of the foundation wall) you should have nothing to worry about with a jack hammer in the hands of a skilled worker and it is highly unlikely it was. I have never seen this done in my 40 plus years in the business. There probably is a piece of expansion joint material between the wall and the slab and even if not the joint between the wall and the slab should creat a weak point that will break.

 

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was very straightforward and informative and urged me "not to waste my money" on leveling but to have the whole garage floor replaced. He referred me to a company who does that kind of work and got I very reasonable estimate to replace both the garage floor and complete driveway. It is refreshing to meet an honest sales rep who does the right thing. I highly recommend
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P.S. It pays to educate yourself, do your homework and get more than one estimate. I previously had two other companies look at the garage floor, Company A said "yes, they could do the leveling for $2,000". Company B said " don't waste your money and get it replaced". Unfortunately, Company B referred me to Company C, who gave me an estimate of $9 K just to replace the garage floor.
- Robert P.
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After reading the reviews I should not have been so surprised at how professional this family owned business was. Unfortunately in the past I have experienced other contractors show up late, leave early, and spend most of their time with a cell phone in one hand and a cigarette in the other and use profanity. This did not happen with this company. From the beginning with the bid, Mr.
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was honest and told me work that did not need to be done that we thought we needed. I was so impressed that I recommended to my neighbor who had a much larger job to do. They met with Mr.
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and we both decided to use this company. They had several bids from other companies.
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's bid was not the least expensive nor the most expensive but you just felt they were honest.
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and son showed up on time and worked tirelessly throughout the day to complete both jobs. They were friendly and willing to answer any questions I had. You could tell that they did not try to "hurry the job" but took the time to distribute the mud-
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material evenly in the holes. They obviously have the experience to do the job correctly. They cleaned up the work-site completely.
You will not be sorry to hire this company.
- Carol H.
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The owner himself does the work. He had to raise our 20 year old sidewalk over 7 inches! He did a fantastic job. He is professional and takes his time to make sure the work is done right. This was a difficult job due to the slabs being sunk so far below what is code. From our front stoop all the way to our driveway, he lifted the slabs and leveled the entire walkway without any cracking. His prices are very reasonable. I shopped around and received quotes from 5 other companies. I would highly recommend
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to anyone looking for these services and I would certainly use them again if the need arises.
- Pam C.
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Came out in a couple of days for a quote. Started work within a time frame they quoted me when here. I didn't even know they were here until the sounds of the
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hammer started making the filler holes. Three man crew were efficient and professional. I feel they went beyond expectations by filling in an area that's always been open and been a problem with debris collecting between a step and the front porch. They cemented over the plugs and filled cracks so the walk looks almost like new. A low spot that always collects water and then ices during the winter will do so no more, Some of the 'lifts' to the slabs were 3-4 inches! It even feels different to walk on the walk now. Great job and I highly recommend
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- John A.
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Scheitz did an outstanding job. He re-did work done by previous owner with attention and detail free of charge. He was very professional and did quality work and clean up.
- DON M.
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Things went well, the crew showed up and got right to work. They came to the door to let me know they were here, what they needed from me(power source and outside faucet) and about how long it would take. I checked in with them when they were about half done, and was told how lucky I was that my drive hadn't cracked as it turned out to be mostly hollow underneath. They also told me it was taking way more fill material than expected but they would honor the quote I was given. When things were finished the process was explained to me, and what the terms were for maintaining the warranty they offer. I would definitely recommend them, they know what they are doing!
- Lisa H.
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came to provide an estimate but wasn't interested in the job because I'm not removing 100-year old brick chimneys. They provided valuable opinions.
- Kelly G.

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6455 Luretta Ann Ln
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2070 Rock Hill Road
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2972 Ps Business Center Dr
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3844 Ironwood Pl

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1200 Delaware Avenue SW Suite 303

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16613 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE

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6920 Braddock Rd
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7501 Presidential Ln
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BJ Global Enterprises LLC

11160-C1 S Lakes Dr
Reston

Bright Construction Group Inc

PO Box 2038
Merrifield

C & R ACUNA INC

8318 SYRACUSE CIR
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Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Capital Masonry LLC

PO Box 7972
Mc Lean

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2508 Cherokee Street

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6450 Old Dominion Dr
Mc Lean

City Masonry, LLC

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Classic Construction Group

26008 Brigader Place

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8703 Family Lane
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Concrete Now

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Concretevision

5503 Munsey Pl
Centreville

Construction service

4810. Kellogg dr

Contractors Consortium LLC

6412 Brandon Ave.
Springfield

Crescent Design & Construction Inc

2933 West Ox Rd.
Herndon

CSG DESIGNBUILD

5840 CAMERON RUN TER
Alexandria

D & F CONSTRUCTION

11913 SEVEN LOCKS RD

Deras Home Improvement, LLC

4711 Manor Dr
Alexandria

Drainage & Erosion Solutions LLC

2755 Greenway Blvd
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Elite Development

4401 Connecticut Ave NW

Excellent Services

607 Forbes St
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FastTrack Commercial and Home Services

10121 Hampton Road
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FEATURE DESIGN INC

6361 VERDE CT
Alexandria

Felipe'S Construction

5326 5th St N
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Franklin Construction LLC

10377 Green Holly Ter

Freddy's Lawn Service

1709 Dennis Ave

G C Construction LLC

9201 Gilmore Dr
Lorton

Gauto J Corp

3500 Courtland Dr
Falls Church

Geeks R Us

3919 Old Lee Hwy
Fairfax

General Remodeling Group

11722 Newbridge Court
Reston

GeoContractorsInc.

15064 Sawgrass Place
Haymarket

GMC MASONRY LLC.

Woodbridge

Graham Restoration LLC

11271 James Madison highway

GRG Quality Masonry Inc.

4515 John Tyler Ct.
Annandale

Guevara Concrete

4214 Avon dr
Dumfries

HENRY CONSTRUCTION

822 viers mill rd

Home Contractors Plus

8402 Quill Point Dr

Home Duty

1733 Northridge Lane

HP Drywall

5824 Ridings Manor Pl
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HUSKY CONTRACTORS INC

4509 Kentmore Dr
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I S ENTERPRISES

1324 H STREET NE

Iugis Home Remodeling

xxx xxx
Vienna

J.R Remodeling Inc

1485 Eden Drive

Jabs Construction Inc

17869 Fraley Blvd
Dumfries

JES Foundation Repair

569 Central Dr
Virginia Beach

JJC Construction

12880 Edwin Drive

JP Companies Inc

43543 Braddock Rd
Centreville

JRM DRYWALL & FINISHING INC

1220 S. FREDERICK STREET
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Kayton Jack T III DDS

315 Old Ivy Way
Charlottesville

KIARAS LANDSCAPING

24901 springtown Rd.

Kilpatrick Contractor

5604 Vine St
Alexandria

L&G Quality Service LLC

4018 Woodland RD
Annandale

Limitless Design & Build, LLC.

12587 Fair Lakes Cir #263
Fairfax

M & F Concrete

9515 Contractors Ct
Manassas

M W Langhorne Concrete Inc

8912 Weir St
Manassas

M.I.B. LLC

5840 Cameron Run Terrace
Alexandria

MAC CORPORATION OF VIRGINIA

6799 Kennedy Rd. Ste-D

Magee Design

21438 Steptoe Hill Rd
Middleburg

Magna Construction

2405 Benning Rd NE

Martinez Irrigation

12138 Central Ave

McLean Home Improvement LLC

PO Box 3042
Sterling

MHDM Services

PO Box 1663
Herndon

Mid S Builders LLC

15521 Kruhm Rd

MINOR CONCRETE WORK LLC

9224 CLIFF MILLS RD
Warrenton

MJG Construction & Demolition LLC

2871 Burgundy Place
Woodbridge

Mobile Heat hvac

6137 leesburg pike #201
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Molina's Contruction INC

7532 Quail Run Ln
Manassas

Monarc & Property Maintenance Services

2781 HARTLAND RD
Falls Church

Morales Masonry Inc.

7451 Rosita Ct
Manassas

Mr Basement

832 Oregon Ave Ste H

My Hunny Do

PO box 6091
Alexandria

MYERS HANDYMAN CO LLC

2375 Duvall Rd

M² BUILDING AND DESIGN

7407 ALBERMARLE DR
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New Era Construction LLC

22582 Forest Run Drive
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O'Leary Asphalt

9629 Doctor Perry Road

Optimum Construction Inc

2 Millard Ct
Sterling

orduzconstruction

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Patriot Mobil Mix

7920D Woodruff Ct
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ProCraft Construction

2201 Spencerville Rd

Prudencio Services

5239 Navaho Dr
Alexandria

RC 4 Construction, Inc

5504 Peppercorn Drive
Burke

Regal Home Improvement

4002 Hermitage Rd
Richmond

SNF Landscaping

14720 Bristow Rd
Manassas

STEVEN'S CONSTRUCTION CORP

4328 ROBERTS AVE
Annandale

Structural Masonry Services Inc

66 Trails End Ln
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T&B Renovation Company, LLC

3615-H Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax

TABER'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS INC

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Herndon

TDI Construction Group Inc

13800 Coppermine Rd
Herndon

The Power of Thinking Positive Wood Working

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Tonken Remodeling

1421 Fallswood Dr.

Toro Concrete Inc

16101 Braggs Corner Rd
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Triple A Paving

23900 Hawkins Creamery Ct

U 1st Home Improvements

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Universal Maintenance

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17822 Buehler Rd

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