Meet the Team

Aaron "AJ" Looney

Fortress Foundation Solutions

Title: Crew Foreman

Aaron

AJ has prior work experience in basement waterproofing, crawlspace encapsulation, and foundation repair. He was one of the first members of the Fortress team. He is proud to work at Fortress and see how much the company has grown. One of his favorite things about working here is being able to walk in the door everyday with a smile on his face. 

In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his family, working on his project vehicles, and traveling. 

Customer Reviews
About Me
  • By Melissa S.
    Mineral, VA

    "Competitive rates. Excellent job, well worth the investment. "

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    By Melissa S.
    Mineral, VA

    Competitive rates. Excellent job, well worth the investment. 

  • By Sam H.
    Charlottesville, VA

    "Thank You!"

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    By Sam H.
    Charlottesville, VA

    Thank You!

  • By Robert C.
    Charlottesville, VA

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    By Robert C.
    Charlottesville, VA

  • By Karen T.
    Crozet, VA

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    By Karen T.
    Crozet, VA

  • By Jeff A.
    Lyndhurst, VA

    "Sales rep explained things well, and I felt I could trust this company. The men worked hard and steady and were nice, and..."

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    By Jeff A.
    Lyndhurst, VA

    Sales rep explained things well, and I felt I could trust this company. The men worked hard and steady and were nice, and respectful. They also took a minute to explain to me when I asked.

  • By ESTHER P.
    ROSELAND, VA

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    By ESTHER P.
    ROSELAND, VA

  • By Spencer D.
    Amherst, VA

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    By Spencer D.
    Amherst, VA

  • By William C.
    Buena Vista, VA

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    By William C.
    Buena Vista, VA

  • By Dan E.
    Lynchburg, VA

    "Very professional,courteous and friendly. Very satisfied with the work performed. The guys were professional and courteous. Glad..."

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    By Dan E.
    Lynchburg, VA

    Very professional,courteous and friendly. Very satisfied with the work performed. The guys were professional and courteous. Glad I chose Fortress, I would highly recommend to others.  

  • By Paul V.
    Lynchburg, VA

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    By Paul V.
    Lynchburg, VA

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Very Courteous. Worked Very neat and cleaned up afterwords. I am vert glad my wife and I made the decision to..." Read Full Testimonial

    Dan E. of Lynchburg, VA

    Customer Testimonial

              Very Courteous. Worked Very neat and cleaned up afterwords. I am vert glad my wife and I made the decision to go with your company.
    Dan E.
    Lynchburg, VA
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Linden, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Linden, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Linden, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Linden had water intrusion issues. The homeowner reached out to Fortress to see what could be done to resolve this issue.

    Our System Designer, Zach Bullock, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our WaterGuard XL System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a SuperSump sump pump.

    Our WaterGuard System is designed to capture any wall or floor seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the SuperSump and be pumped out of the home. Together these products will ensure that this homeowner will never again have to worry about a wet basement!

     

  • Crawlspace Encapsulation - Front Royal,VA
    Before
    Crawlspace Encapsulation - Front Royal,VA
    After

    Crawlspace Encapsulation - Front Royal,VA

    This dirty crawlspace in Front Royal, VA needed some help! It was moldy and had water stains from repeated flooding. Fortress solved these issues by installing a CleanSpace Encapsulation, a SmartSump System, and a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier to ensure the crawlspace would stay clean and dry.

  • Front Royal, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Front Royal, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Front Royal, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    The crawl space in this home in Front Royal was damp and musty, and needed some help!

    Our System Designer, Paul Heckman, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier, along with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

    Our CleanSpace vapor barrier is designed to permanently prevent moisture and outside air from getting into your crawlspace. Together, the vapor barrier and SaniDry will ensure that this cawlspace will stay clean and dry.

  • Front Royal, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Front Royal, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Front Royal, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    The crawl space of this home in Front Royal was damp and musty, and needed some help!

    Our System Designer, Paul Heckman, went out to assess this crawl space and recommended that the best solution would be to install a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

    Our CleanSpace vapor barrier is designed to permanently prevent moisture and outside air from getting into the crawlspace. These products will work together to ensure that this crawl space will remain clean and dry!

  • Stephens City, VA Crawlspance Encapsulation
    Before
    Stephens City, VA Crawlspance Encapsulation
    After

    Stephens City, VA Crawlspance Encapsulation

    This crawlspace in Stephens City was dirty and moldy. The insulation was falling down and the ground was muddy. Fortress installed a CleanSpace Encapsulation and a SmartSump System to keep this crawlspace clean and dry.

  • Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This Middletown basement suffered from repeated flooding. Mold was growing and there were water stains on the floors and walls. Fortress installed a full perimeter WaterGuard with a SuperSump Plus System to ensure that the basement will not flood again.

  • Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Lynchburg had an issue with water seeping in with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to their problem.

    Our System Designer, Scott Llewellyn, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our WaterGuard XL System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a SuperSump sump pump.

    Our WaterGuard System is designed to capture any wall or floor seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the SuperSump and be pumped out of the home. Together these products will ensure that this homeowner will no longer have to worry about a wet basement!

  • Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Middletown had a recurring problem with water intrusion. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to their problem.

    Our System Designer, Scott Llewellyn, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our WaterGuard XL System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a SuperSump sump pump.

    Our WaterGuard System is designed to capture any wall or floor seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the SuperSump and be pumped out of the home.  These products will work together to ensure that this homeowner will no longer have to worry about a wet basement!

  • Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Middletown, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Middletown had an issue with water seeping in at the base of the home's foundation with rain. They reached out to Fortress to see what could be done to solve this problem. 

    Fortress went out and installed out WaterGuard XL system, along with a SuperSump sump pump. 

    The WaterGuard will catch any water that is seeping in and drain it to the SuperSump, where it is then pumped out of the home, keeping this basement dry!

  • Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    This homeowner in Winchester, VA contacted Fortress Foundation Solutions because they were interested in keeping their crawl space moisture free and making it look a lot nicer.

    Fortress installed our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier along with our SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier. Our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier gave the crawl space a brighter look and our SaniDry Sedona is the world's most efficient, high-performance dehumidifier and filtration system, without a bulky heat exchange core. With its small size, it takes up less space in a basement and easily fits in small crawl spaces.

  • Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    The crawl space of this home in Winchester stayed damp and musty, and needed some help.

    Our System Designer, Scott Llewellyn, went out to this home and recommended that the best solution to this problem was to install a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

    Our CleanSpace vapor barrier is designed to permanently prevent moisture and outside air from getting into your crawlspace. Together, the vapor barrier and SaniDry will ensure that this crawlspace will stay clean and dry.

  • Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    This home in Winchester had a crawl space that was damp and dirty, and needed some help!

    Fortress went out to this home and installed a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

    Our CleanSpace vapor barrier is designed to permanently prevent moisture and outside air from getting into your crawlspace. This homeowner now has a much cleaner, much brighter crawlspace!

  • Winchester, VA Basement Waterproofing and Sump Pump Install
    Before
    Winchester, VA Basement Waterproofing and Sump Pump Install
    After

    Winchester, VA Basement Waterproofing and Sump Pump Install

    This homeowner called Fortress Foundation Solutions with a mold and water damaged in their basement from repeated flooding. Fortress solved these issues by installing WaterGuardwith a SuperSump Plus System and CleanSpace to ensure the basement would never leak again. We also installed an IceGuard so the pipes will not burst no matter how cold it is.

  • Winchester, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    Before
    Winchester, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    After

    Winchester, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation

    This crawlspace in Winchester had several issues. The insulation was falling, there was water and mud everywhere, and mold was growing. Fortress installed a CleanSpace Encapsulation with a SmartSump System to ensure the crawlspace stays clean and dry.

  • Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Winchester, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    The crawl space of this home in Winchester was wet and musty, and really needed some help!

    Our System Designer, Chris Guill, went out to assess this crawl space and recommended that the best solution would be to install a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SmartSump sump pump and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

    Our CleanSpace vapor barrier is designed to permanently prevent moisture and outside air from getting into your crawlspace. Together, these products will ensure that this crawl space will remain clean and dry!

  • Cross Junction, VA WaterGuard Installation
    Before
    Cross Junction, VA WaterGuard Installation
    After

    Cross Junction, VA WaterGuard Installation

    This basement in Cross Junction had a wall that was leaking by the water heater. This can cause rusting and other damage to the water heater. To solve this issue, Fortress installed the WaterGuard system around the water heater and hooked it up to the existing sump pump.

  • Spotsylvania, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    Before
    Spotsylvania, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    After

    Spotsylvania, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation

    This crawlspace in the Spotsylvania area was having a bit of water problem. This left the area muddy and basically unusable. After installing drainage, sumps, drainage matting, and finally CleanSpace, the area is now clean, dry, and usable.

  • Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    This homeowner in Spotsylvania, VA called Fortress Foundation Solutions because their crawl space had water and moisture in their crawl space 24/7. There was an odor that started in the crawl space and circulated throughout their home. 

    Fortress went out to do an inspection and provided this homeowner with a solution for all their issues. He recommended our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier to assure the crawl spacxe would stay nice and dry, a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier to keep out that nasty smell,  and also our SmartSump that is specifically designed for crawl spaces! 

  • Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    This homeowner contacted Fortress because they were having some serious issues with their crawl space. They noticed it first when a musty smell started circulating throughout their home. When the smell would not go away, they decided to take a look at their crawl space and that was when they realized they were having major water issues in their crawl space. They wanted to make sure this would never happen again, so, they gave Fortress a call!

    Fortress installed our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier along with our SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier to make sure this homeowner would no longer have that awful odor. We also installed our SmartSump Sump Pump which is the ideal choice for crawl spaces. This sump pump is designed to fit with the CleanSpace liner and has a sump alarm to ensure you are always aware of any water in your crawl space.

  • Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    The crawl space of this home in Spotsylvania flooded badly each time it rained. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution for this problem.

    Our System Designer, Scott Llewellyn, went out to assess this home and recommended that the best solution would be to install a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SmartSump sump pump and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

    Our CleanSpace vapor barrier is designed to permanently prevent moisture and outside air from getting into your crawlspace. Together these products will ensure that this crawlspace will stay clean and dry!

  • Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    Before
    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
    After

    Spotsylvania, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    This home in Spotsylvania had a crawl space that was wet and muddy, and needed some help!

    Fortress helped this homeowner by installing a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. These products will work together to keep this crawl space clean and dry!

  • Woodstock, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    Before
    Woodstock, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    After

    Woodstock, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation

    This crawlspace in Woodstock was dirty and moldy. The insulation was falling down and the ground was muddy. Fortress installed a CleanSpace Encapsulation and a SmartSump System to keep this crawlspace clean and dry.

  • Stanley, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Stanley, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Stanley, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This basement in Stanley had major water damage from repeated flooding. It was cold, dirty, and wet. Fortress solved this issue by installing a CleanSpace Encapsulation in the room with a dirt floor and installing a full-perimeter WaterGuard around the rest of the basement.

  • Stanley, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Stanley, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Stanley, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Stanley had an issue with water intrusion. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

    Our System Designer, Zach Bullock, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our WaterGuard XL System along the perimeter of the basement, and connect it to an existing sump pump.

    Our WaterGuard System is designed to capture any wall or floor seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the sump pump and be pumped out of the home. Together these products will ensure that this homeowner will no longer have to worry about a wet basement!

     

  • Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floors
    Before
    Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floors
    After

    Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floors

    This homeowner in Shenandoah called Fortress because they had water intrusion in their crawl space and floors in their home had started sagging. 

    After explaining all the issues they were having over the phone, we sent one of our System Designers out to take a look! He recommended our SmartJack Crawl Space Support System. This system provides solid support for undersized beams and restores stability and straightness to sagging floor joists in a crawl space. We also installed a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to assure them that their crawl space would stay dry!

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation - Shenandoah, VA
    Before
    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Shenandoah, VA
    After

    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Shenandoah, VA

    A home owner in Shenandoah, Va wanted to have his crawl space encapsulated to ensure it would be protected from any possible moisture getting into the area. He called us at Fortress Foundation Solutions to complete this task for him. We put up our Clean Space vapor barrier around the entire crawl space to act as a guard from moisture, insects, and rodents. We also installed a Sani Dry Sedona dehumidifier to control the humidity levels. 

  • Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair
    Before
    Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair
    After

    Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair

    This homeowner in Shenandoah reached out to Fortress because the floors in their home had started sagging, and they has a crawl space that was damp and musty.

    Fortress went out and installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier, SilverGlo Wall Insulation, a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier, and our SmartJack Crawl Space Support System to resolve these issues.

     

     

  • Crawlspace Encapsulation - Broadway,VA
    Before
    Crawlspace Encapsulation - Broadway,VA
    After

    Crawlspace Encapsulation - Broadway,VA

    The Homeowners in Broadway, VA called Fortress Foundation Solutions once they noticed the floors in the home starting to sag. Our System Designer, Paul was able to give a free estimate on this property and give these homeowners a piece of mind. Paul recommended Smart Jacks to give those sagging floors some support. He also recommended encapsulating the crawl space. After our Foreman, Aaron and his crew installed the SmartJacks they installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier. This barrier protects the crawl space from the outside elements. Our crew also installed our Sanidry Dehumidifier to alleviate any moisture that was in the crawlspace. The finished product was not only the dramatic change in the home that would last years to come, but also a satisfied customer.   

  • Broadway, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floors
    Before
    Broadway, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floors
    After

    Broadway, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floors

    This homeowner located in Broadway, VA contacted Fortress Foundation Solutions because they were receiving water in their crawl space, causing their floor joists to rot. The floors in their home had started to sag, so our System Designer, Paul Heckman, recommended that we install our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier along with our SmartJack Crawl Space Support System. 

    SmartJacks provide solid support for sagging and undersized beams, restoring stability and straightness to sagging floor joists in a crawl space. Our crawl space repair system will ensure that your home has a stable crawl space that won't sink or sag.

     

  • Mineral, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    Before
    Mineral, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
    After

    Mineral, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation

    This crawlspace in Mineral, VA really needed some help! There was mold, dirt, and water everywhere. The insulation was also falling because it was soaked with water. Fortress solved these issues by installing a CleanSpace Encapsulation and a SaniDry Sedona Dehumidifier to keep this crawlspace clean and dry.

our service area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

Fortress Foundation Solutions
147 Mill Ridge Rd #234
Lynchburg, VA 24502
1-434-207-5599


Fortress Foundation Solutions
5305 Jefferson Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
1-301-234-7042
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