Wet Basement Repairs

Basement Waterproofing and Crawl Space Repair in Fairfax, 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 Fairfax, VA

Our range of basement and crawl space services in Fairfax 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 Fairfax, VA or surrounding areas.

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Customer Reviews from Fairfax ( 4.94 out of 262 reviews )

  • Fairfax, Va | October 12, 2019

We have always had good experiences with Summit. Their workers are professional, explain details on various treatments and options. Satisfied with their service.

  • Fairfax, Va | June 07, 2019

Two years ago we were trying to take care of a pest problem and the Summit techs mentioned it looked like our roof needed some work, too. We had already several quotes for the roof, Summit's quote for pest control, a new roof, and new attic insulation were less than the quotes for just roof replacement with the other companies. This year, we asked Summit to take a look at a separate pest problem. During that visit they checked on the prior issue and noticed some of our roof decking had minor buckling. The roof was still under warranty, and Summit sent a team out to assess the entire roof and make any necessary repairs. They honored the warranty, and all the work was completed at no additional cost to us. More importantly, it wasn't a fight to get them to honor the warranty even though it was within weeks of expiring.

  • Fairfax, VA | May 18, 2019
  • Posted on Yelp

The company was extremely professional and completed the work when they said they would. They did a great job. I highly recommend them.

  • Fairfax, VA | June 02, 2018
  • Posted on Yelp

We found Summit as I was perusing companies to install fresh insulation in our attic, as our house is so cold, we have friends that actually refuse to come to our home during the winter . I chose Summit only because they were the first company to respond to my appointment request. I am happy I chose them. The office end of the business could use some tightening up, as they don't seem overly organized, but the tech was great. For this review, we will call him Jason, as he looks just like our friend Jason. Jason was on time, polite, patient, presentable, friendly and knowledgeable. He sat down with us to discuss options, procedures and costs and gave us the estimate right then and there. He didn't try to up-sell us and actually talked us out of the pricier spray insulation that we had assumed we wanted. For our needs, we found the prices reasonable and we scheduled the service and 50% deposit thru the office. (The women are very nice, they just need to communicate amongst themselves a bit better, cause there was some moderate confusion emanating from that end). I thought Jason would be here to oversee install, but instead, it was 3 nice guys that were super efficient, courteous and tidy. The men laid cloth to cover the entire path they would be walking on through our house. They were also so helpful in making sure our cats and dogs didn't try to escape as they were going in and out the front door. I even learned a few new Spanish words from them. Seriously nice guys. Anyway, they also removed a random, very heavy box of concrete mix from the attic for me and were able to create a small storage area without insulation on it, which was very thoughtful and helpful. They were meticulous in cleaning up and were in and out within 2 hours or so. They were even courteous enough to remember to lock our windows behind them (they ran the blower hose from the truck thru our upper windows). Normally, my husband and I don't like new contractors in the house with me when he is out of town, but I was very comfortable with this group. The insulation is excellent, (clean, allergen and fiberglass free) just as Jason described and I can totally feel the difference in the inside air temperature. 5 stars for product, immediate quote, fair price, Jason and the install crew. Minus 1 star for the slightly unorganized office from the get-go. I also never got a follow up from them after the product was installed. Simply an auotomate emailed "invoice paid" noting they charged us the balance over a week after install. Highly recommend!

  • Fairfax, VA | May 05, 2018
  • Posted on Home Advisor

Great professional team of professionals. Fast, friendly, professional contractor.

  • Fairfax, VA | January 02, 2018
  • Posted on Home Advisor

Friendly, efficient and punctual. Ables to explain the problem and suggest solution

  • Fairfax , VA | January 02, 2018
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Project: Control or Eliminate Rodents Comments: Friendly, efficient and punctual. Ables to explain the problem and suggest solution

  • Fairfax, VA | August 14, 2017
  • Posted on Yelp

These guys were great. Took care of a big yellow jacket nest in our backyard. They gave a quote range over the phone and then an actual quote once they got here and saw it. The price was better than two other big name companies we called. I think the job was bigger than expected once they started digging but they did not change the price. They did it right too by digging to find and remove the nest and not just spraying. Thanks! Y'all are brave!

  • Fairfax, VA | August 04, 2016
  • Posted on Home Advisor

Very thorough inspection of home foundation and excellent job of repairing gaps.

  • Fairfax, VA | June 13, 2016
  • Posted on Yelp

We purchased our home in August of last year. The previous owner was elderly and did a poor job of upkeep. When we started to hear very loud noises in the attic in April, my husband found SES online and they came out to the house within a week to check it out. Scott, the owner, had a plan of attack that day and we signed the contract for trapping the squirrels, repairing the holes and the dryer vent and all exhaust fans in the attic. Scott caught 3 squirrels the first day!! They set traps and over the course of a week, caught 2 more. They did the repairs to the attic the following week and all work was quality. We also had them come back to sanitize our attic to get rid of the squirrel pheromones so hopefully we won't attract any more. Scott submitted a proposal for a new roof, insulation and gutters but we ended up going with another company which has proved to be not a great decision. Should have signed with Scott!! His quote was in line with everyone else and I feel like he would have offered more guidance throughout the roofing/insulation process. His crews were always on time and professional. The office staff went above and beyond with their advice helping us through this process. Thanks so much!

Completed Jobs from Fairfax

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September 25, 2021 | Fairfax, VA

Install a crawlspace foundation vent circulation fan, client has Existing designated outlet. Mold treatment at floor joist that appear to be discolored which now are drying out from being wet inside crawlspace under rear exterior entry door. Removal and disposal of Blanket insulation from walls of foundation within crawlspace, and install 12 mill vapor barrier to Floor of crawlspace and attach to walls and wrap center columns.

September 18, 2021 | Fairfax, VA

Original sump pump is covered in debris and sediment due to issues with walkout drain. Constant clogging and possible issue with slope of drain pipe. Replace existing sump pump with new FastSump pump and add a battery backed high water alarm. To prevent issues with power outages install battery backup with inverter. Replace exterior floor drain with 12 inch box drain with basket for cleanout.

September 03, 2021 | Fairfax, VA

Existing drain system stopped and water is entering utility room where it is not installed. Efflorescence visible on party wall due to vapor diffusion and water entry. Extend GrateDrain system 3 linear feet under wash basin. Disconnect water lines if needed, from wash basin and temporarily cap off. Install Heavy Duty Finish shield behind wash tub and right wall to edge of doorway. Integrate into existing drain system. Finish shield will be pinned to wall and sealed from any moisture entering space. SES will not warrant the existing drain system but can service the pumps and hardware as needed.

July 29, 2021 | Fairfax, VA

Removal of old soiled vapor barrier from crawlspace floor to include rodent droppings, removal of old batted insulation from subflooring. Disinfect crawlspace for any bacteria, parasites, or hantavirus. Mold treatment remediation for back rear left of crawlspace at floor joist and spot treat throughout to kill and isolate mold or fungi growth Appearing on wood. Plate and air seal foundation vents within crawlspace, air seal rim Joist at top of foundation wall with spray foam. Dig out and move dirt within crawlspace to fill hole / and other low lien points. Build a box form around footer at front right center of crawlspace where erosion has occurred opening up Penetration gap allowing water and moisture to flow under and pour concrete and butt against foundation wall in order to allow flow of water incoming to drainage discharge sump. Dig out around perimeter of footer and crawlspace and install Fast drain drainage tile to include port cleanouts in the corners of crawlspace. Install dimple shield drain matting over floor and up foundation wall to grade and then install 12 mill vapor barrier to floor and up foundation walls to grade fastening by sealant tape which is waterproof and foundation screws. Install 11 mil or r11 foam board insulation to foundation walls including vapor barrier to run over top of walls, overlap and send tape to vapor barrier from floor of crawlspace. Dig out foundation vents on front exterior right of home at crawlspace so it is not below grade and allowing water to enter crawlspace. Dig out crawlspace floor and install crock/liner, basin for sump pump and then install 1/3 hp sump pump to include cutting out foundation wall with bore to extract water through discharge line on right hand side of home, install a sub compact dehumidifier which is a Santa Fe and hook up electrical designated outlet inside of crawlspace.

July 20, 2021 | Fairfax, VA

Replace old sump pump with one new 1/3 hp fast sump pump with new check valve. Peel back vapor barrier and install a secondary 24 inch deep sump basin. New sump basin and old sump basin will be connected at the bottom with a pvc pipe. Install a secondary 1/3 hp fast sump pump that will be raised higher than the primary sump pump. Run a secondary discharge line to the exterior of the home. Both discharge lines will be ran to a 3 inch discharge pipe that will exit into a drain box 2 feet beyond the spider plants/trees to a spot indicated by the technician. Drain box will be flush with the existing ground. Existing soil will be used as backfill.

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