Wet Basement Repairs

Basement Waterproofing and Crawl Space Repair in Arlington, VA

Summit Waterproofing Solutions is your trusted, local basement health expert in the Fairfax, Alexandria & Arlington, VA areas. Our complete basement waterproofing system includes all the solutions you need for a dry, comfortable, odor-free basement; no matter what’s causing your issues. We offer sump pump repair and install, basement drainage systems, dehumidifiers, encapsulation, crack repairs, vapor barriers, and more.

Our team at Summit Waterproofing Solutions  has the knowledge and experience to transform your wet musty basement or crawl space into a dry and healthy usable space.

Contact us for Crawl Space Repair and Basement Waterproofing in Arlington, VA

Our range of basement and crawl space services in Arlington include:

If your basement has ever leaked or flooded, then you should consider a quality basement waterproofing system. Without basement waterproofing, water problems never get better, they only get worse. Even if water leaks are uncommon, your home's air quality can be impacted and your ability to finish your basement is restricted. Contact us at 703-832-4949 for help with your basement and crawl space repairs in Arlington, VA or surrounding areas.

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Customer Reviews from Arlington ( 4.94 out of 262 reviews )

  • Arlington, VA | December 31, 2021

I could not be more pleased with Summit!! Joe was so helpful to me during a crisis situation where flooding had occurred in my basement. He helped me understand the insurance process and gave me helpful advice even when it was not certain his services would be needed. The company was prompt, flexible, and cleaned up so well after digging a new drain in my basement. Joe went above and beyond, responded immediately to my calls when I had questions and truly saved my sanity during a crisis with my home. Definitely recommend above anyone else!!

  • Arlington, VA | January 06, 2021
  • Posted on Yelp

Summit installed a partial French drain in a room in my house that was always damp, wet, musty, and regularly had a slick of water in one corner. I was at my wit's end because I could see the previous owner had already tried a French drain. Summit came out, told me right away they could almost certainly fix the problem, and carefully explained what they would do and how it would improve the situation. I could tell the person who did the estimate knew what he was talking about, so I gave it a shot. The crew worked through terrible conditions - rain and cold - and kept on schedule. The quality and thoroughness of the work has far exceeded my expectations. I honestly didn't think they would solve the problem entirely, but here we are with a completely dry room. No musty smell, no water slicks, no damp and moldy conditions. Price was reasonable and bottom line, Summit fixed the problem. I can't recommend Summit enough and will use them again on other projects. 5 stars.

  • Arlington, Va | November 05, 2019

The whole team cares about the service they provide. They do a thorough assessment and offer what they think need to be done. I so appreciated the honesty about what could wait and why versus what was important to do immediately. When working with different areas of service, they had communicated with each other and offered high level care to me. The work done was professional and excellent and fast.

  • Arlington, Va | August 15, 2019

I have been a customer of Summit for many years and have always received excellent service. In the event of a concern, it is addressed quickly and resolved professionally. I am extremely satisfied with their service.

  • Arlington, Va | August 06, 2019

I have been a customer of Summit for many years and have always received excellent service. In the event of a concern, it is addressed quickly and resolved professionally. I am extremely satisfied with their service.

  • Arlington, VA | February 26, 2019
  • Posted on Home Advisor

Very professional & knowledgable, and fairly priced.

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May 02, 2022 | Arlington, VA

Front area of home has nearly inaccessible crawlspace, all dirt with no insulation. Strong musty odors due to exposed soil. Install 10 mil liner on floor of space, wrap any columns, run liner to walls and secure as best as possible due to clearance limitations. Install R19 in joist bays in front and center sections. Spot treat with spray foam as needed since air flow from outside into crawl space was noted. Recommend conditioning basement with duct from HVAC system to control temperature and provide comfort.

February 03, 2022 | Arlington, VA

Water moving up under flooring through LVP. Demo 8 x 19 area of LVP and save for reuse. Cannot guarantee the flooring is reusable. Investigate and find source of water entry. Possible entry under bottom plate at wall on front of home or plate under wall at small utility area. Additional remediation will be required. Tentative proposal is to demo, locate source and install companion drain system under floor with lateral run to existing sump.

December 13, 2021 | Arlington, VA

Remove all accessible blown in and batted fiberglass insulation in two attic spaces. Include removing the mouse droppings and some bat guano near the gable vent. Sterifab to disinfect and treat for mites, lice, and bacteria. Install baffles at the soffit lines and around the storage area. Air seal gaps and conduit li;es for energy efficiency. Install can light covers over the recess lights. Install one attic tent over the entry point for energy efficiency. Blow in new cellulose insulation to R49 (14 inches). Blow under the storage boards as best as possible. One storage board (gypsum board) indicated by the technician will be replaced due to damage. Includes installing stainless steel screen on three louvre vents on the exterior of the home to prevent entry of birds and bats into the attic space. Crawlspace Encapsulation In three crawlspaces remove all of the batted fiberglass insulation, old vapor barrier and mouse droppings. Sterifab to disinfect and treat for mites, lice, and bacteria. Put the personal items to the side for the client and place back in after work is complete. Install R11 bora foam board on the exterior walls of the crawlspace. Include install stainless steel screen on the vents to prevent entry of mice into the crawlspace. Block off the vents with bora foam board to prevent stack effect. Spray foam the rim joists with 2 inches of closed cell spray foam. Install two separate air inducers to help condition the crawlspaces. Install dimple shield and 16 mil white vapor barrier on the floor of the crawlspaces. Run the vapor barrier 6 inches up the wall and seam tape to seal. Door on the right side will be replaced with a new composite white door that will be built with no gaps. A 1x4 composite white board will be installed on the open joists just above the right side door to prevent entry of mice. Use clear caulk on other indicated possible entry points to help slow the progress of the mice into the home. Clear caulk will be used on the gaps between the additions, front stoop side gaps, the conduit pipe on the left side of the home, hvac conduit leading to the attic space. One of the hvac supply lines have been compromised. This indicated 6 inch line will be removed and replaced with a new 6 inch insulated flex line from a different part of the supply trunk line.. The old connection will be sealed after work is finished. There is no one hundred percent seal out for mice but with a continuous rodent program can Summit control the population of the mice.

December 10, 2021 | Arlington, VA

Customer has had intermittent but persistent issues with basement water entry and other areas of first floor. Existing sump pump resides under washer/dryer and does not appear to be functioning at this time. Install GrateDrain system along perimeter from a point next to the bottom of the staircase, around exterior walls, to rear and into bathroom/laundry room. A radon removal system exists. SES will install a Radon port and re-attach to GrateDrain system. Install new FastSump with high water alarm and check valve. Discharge line will remain and be tested to confirm operation. Wall next to landing at bottom of stairs, front wall, right wall, left rear wall into bathroom where washer/dryer are installed. Washer and dryer must be removed prior to work commencement. A battery backup with heavy duty inverter will be installed to prevent issues during power outages.

November 05, 2021 | Arlington, VA

Install new 1/3 hp fast sump inside of crock basin of utility room, install new check valve to include inverter and hook up with a new battery being installed to prevent failure of sump pump.

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January 13, 2020 | Arlington, VA

Installation of Vapor Barrier, Crawlshield, Spray Foam, and Insulate Entry Point.

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