Virginia Foundation Solutions
4.9 stars - 290 reviews
Symptoms of Crawl Space Problems

The open, dirt floor in crawl space areas is an invitation for trouble. Several problem-causing factors can intrude on this open space, including mold growth, water damage, and pest intrusion. If pests or mold make their home in your crawl space, this can contaminate the air that circulates into your home, which can lead to poor indoor air quality and respiratory issues for those living inside your home. Standing water and humidity can also lead to wood rot and structural damage. The good news is there’s a way to protect your crawl space area and the health of your family and your house. With the installation of vapor barriers, encapsulation, dehumidifiers, drainage systems, sump pumps, and other crawl space waterproofing measures, your crawl space can be transformed into a clean, dry area, which will prevent problems associated with water, humidity, and pests. With crawl space waterproofing services, your crawl space can even be used as additional storage space!

Crawlspace Repair

Most homeowners are oblivious to symptoms of crawl space problems, as this is typically an area that is out of sight, out of mind, so it takes being proactive to catch any issues early on. There are several signs you can watch for. If you notice any of these common symptoms of crawl space problems, contact Virginia Foundation Solutions for a free, no-obligation crawl space inspection. Our team will carefully inspect your crawl space, determine the source of trouble, and recommend the most appropriate waterproofing and repair solutions.

Unusual Odors – If you notice musty odors or animal smells in your home and can’t identify the source, it may be coming from your crawl space.

Increased Energy Bills – If you’ve noticed your energy bill is higher than usual, but your usage hasn’t increased, have your crawl space inspected. When crawl space areas aren’t sealed properly, outdoor air can infiltrate the interior of your home, which puts a strain on your HVAC system to maintain an ideal indoor air temperature.

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Floor Movement – Excess moisture in your crawl space can cause wood rot, which can damage the support beams and joists under your flooring. Floors that seem to bounce or slope are indicative of a crawl space problem.

Moisture Buildup – Too much moisture in your crawl space can take many forms, such as visible condensation in your crawl space or home or high humidity in the living spaces.

Schedule Your Free Crawl Space Inspection Today!

If you’re concerned about crawl space problems and want to do everything you can to protect your family and your home, contact the Virginia Beach crawl space waterproofing experts at Virginia Foundation Solutions now to schedule your free inspection. We serve homeowners in Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Williamsburg, Chesapeake, and the surrounding areas.

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Quality materials and workmanship. Matt answered all our questions, even after hours, and Miguel and his crew were efficient and resolved all issues immediately. A very satisfied customer.


Professional and courteous at all time. Crew was on site for 4 days in terrible weather and never missed a beat. Kept us informed, did what they planned and kept the areas near and clean. A really great crew.

Hal Luebke

VFS crew did a wonderful job. They worked effectively together to complete our project. They used care in making sure our lawn was not ruined and they cleaned up their work area when completed.

Mary Routten

Work was completed as promised. Purple crew was prompt, professional, and considerate of our home. Zero complaints

S House

I highly recommend this company. They had the best price, quality work and it was completed on time, which is rare these days. It’s not easy so I commend the crew on their hard work!

Donald Marx

Everything looks GREAT and the finished crawlspace was better than we expected. The RED crew did a great job and left the entire worksite cleaner than it was when they arrived.

Mike Shaffer

We recently used VFS to install an interior french drain and sump pump in our finished lower level. The "purple crew" was assigned to our job and they were fabulous!!! They were timely, neat, respectful and hardworking. We are very happy with the job they did.

Howard Bloom

The yellow crew (Willy, Marco, Oscar, and Patrick) were VERY professional and hard working. They kept us informed every step of the way. The clean up at end of the workday was exceptional. The best part is my foundation is fixed and our crawlspace is the cleanest crawlspace I have ever seen.

Scott Withdrew

The workers were very professional, experienced and knowledgeable. They left the crawlspace with reinforced support beams. A supervisor checked their work in the afternoon.

Rick Ruscak

VFS did a great job on our house’s foundation in double quick time and when they left our yard was cleaner and tidier than it was when they came! Thank you all. The masonry team also did a wonderful job. The damaged brickwork looks as good as new. Well done!

Alan Stephenson

Newport News


We loved working with this company. All of the workers were friendly and helpful. They were very particular about their work and showed professionalism and organization. They did a great job; we are so thankful for their help.

Daphne Jonas



Professional and kind staff, started on time, finished on time, good clean up, and next best bid was 40% higher using same materials. Highly recommend!

Ron Bianchi



VFS was on time, clean, polite and thorough with good workmanship.

Lois Horton

Newport News


Great customer service. Fantastic work under the house along with follow through to ensure everything was complete. Our Moisture and Termite inspector said it was the best "under house" inspection he'd done!

Larry Bianchi

Virginia Beach