Meet the Team

Jacob Saunders

Fortress Foundation Solutions

Title: Crew Foreman

Hometown: Appomattox, VA

Jacob Saunders from Fortress Foundation Solutions

Jacob has prior foundation repair, basement waterproofing, and crawlspace encapsulation experience. He does an outstanding job at making sure the customer is happy with the work he and his coworkers do on their homes. 

Jacob loves the comradery between coworkers and knowing he's apart of a company that provides quality service for our customers. 

Customer Reviews
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  • By Stephen S.
    Vinton, VA

    "Good reputation, better explanation of process."

    Customer Review

    By Stephen S.
    Vinton, VA

    Good reputation, better explanation of process.

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Strasburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Strasburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Strasburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This home in Strasburg had water seeping in along the foundation with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress because they were tired of having a wet basement.

    Fortress was able to fix this issue by going out and installing our WaterGuard System, along with a SmartSump sump pump. These products will work together and keep this basement dry!

  • Stanley, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Stanley, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Stanley, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing

    The crawl space of this home in Stanley was wet and musty, and really needed some help! The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get these problems resolved.

    Our System Designer, Chris Guill, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, SilverGlo Wall Insulation, a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. These products will work together to keep all water and moisture out of the crawl space, keeping this space clean and dry!

  • Gordonsville, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Gordonsville, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Gordonsville, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of the Gordonsville home had an issue with water seeping in with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to see what could be done to solve this issue.

    Fortress was able to solve this water intrusion issue by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. WaterGuard works to catch any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, then drains any water to the TripleSafe, where it will pumped out of the home!

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation - Broadway, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Broadway, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Broadway, VA

    This homeowner in Broadway, VA called Fortress Foundation Solutions to update their crawl space. This crawl space had a black plastic on the ground that was not providing much help to the area. Our System Designer, Paul was able to go to this home and provide a free estimate for a permanent solution. Paul suggested our Clean Space vapor barrier, SaniDry dehumidifier and our smart sump. 

    Our Forman, Jacob and his crew installed these products for this homeowner. The crew installed our Clean Space vapor barrier , this protects the area from the outside elements. We also installed our smart sump to take out any water that was making its way into the crawl space. Finally our SaniDry dehumidifier was installed to absorb any moisture that made its way into the crawl space.   

  • Broadway, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Broadway, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Broadway, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

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

    Our System Designer, Paul, went out to assess this crawl space and recommended installing a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. These products will work together to keep all water and moisture out of the crawl space, and keep that area dry!

  • Basement Waterproofing - Beaverdam,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Beaverdam,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Beaverdam,VA

    This homeowner in Beaverdam,VAreached out to Fortress for a solution to the water intrusion issue they were having with their basement.

    To best fix this problem, Fortress went out and installed our WaterGuard XL system along the perimeter of the basement, along with a TripleSafe and a SuperSump sump pump. These products will work together as a permanent solution to keep this basement dry!

  • Beaverdam, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Beaverdam, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Beaverdam, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Beaverdam called Fortress because they had an issue with water collecting in their basement when it rained.

    Fortress solved this issue by installing our WaterGuard System, and a SuperSump sump pump. The WaterGuard will catch any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the SuperSump where it will be pumped out of the home, keeping this basement dry!

  • Elkton, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Elkton, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Elkton, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Elkton had water seeping through the foundation with rain and pooling up on the floor. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get this problem resolved.

    Our foreman, Jacob, and his crew went out to this home and installed WaterGuard along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump, and a SaniDry XP Dehumidifier. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Earlysville, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Earlysville, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Earlysville, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing

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

    Fortress Foundation Solutions went out to this home and installed a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing they have a crawl space that is clean and dry!

  • Penn Laird, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Penn Laird, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Penn Laird, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This home in Penn Laird had a recurring problem with water seeping into the basement. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution on how to best fix this problem.

    Our System Designer, Paul Heckman, 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 TripleSafe sump pump, and a SaniDry XP dehumidifier.

    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 TripleSafe and be pumped out of the home. These products will work together to ensure that this basement will remain a dry space!

  • Charlottesville, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Charlottesville, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Charlottesville, VA Basement Waterproofing

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

    Fortress went out and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing - Charlottesville, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Charlottesville, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Charlottesville, VA

    This home in Charlottesville, VA was having issues with water coming into the basement of their home. Our System Designer, Caleb was able to meet with the homeowners to discuss a solution. Caleb knew the best solution to this issue would be our WaterGuard system. 

    Our Foreman, Jacob and his crew began work on this home. The crew installed the WaterGuard system and also our TripleSafe sump pump. The WaterGaurd directs water into the sump and from the sump it is then pumped out of the home from a discharge line. 

    With the help of our System Designer and crew, our company was able to help these homeowners gain a piece of mind. 

  • Charlottesville, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Charlottesville, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Charlottesville, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Charlottesville had water seeping in along the foundation with rain, so the homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get that issue resolved.

    Fortress went out to this home and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the home, and connected that to an existing sump pump. The WaterGuard will catch any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the sump pump where it will be pumped out of the home. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

     

  • Crozet, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Crozet, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Crozet, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this Crozet home had water seeping in with rain, so the homeowner reached out to Fortress to get this problem solved.

    Fortress was able to solve this water intrusion problem by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will continuously work together to keep this basement dry!

     

  • Mount Sidney, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Mount Sidney, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Mount Sidney, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Mount Sidney, VA called Fortress Foundation Solutions because they were tired of receiving water in their basement.

    They were not entirely sure where the water was coming in from so our System Designer, Zach Bullock, went out to their home to assess the issues they were having. Zach informed the homeowner that the best solution would be to install our full perimeter WaterGuard System. 

    Our WaterGuard System assured our customer that their basement would stay dry! This Drainage System is designed to be installed below the floor slab, resting on top of the foundation footing.

  • Nellysford, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
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    Nellysford, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation
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    Nellysford, VA Crawlspace Encapsulation

    The crawlspace at this home in Nellysford stayed wet and musty, and needed some help! The homeowner reached out to Fortress because he wanted the crawlspace waterproofed.

    Our System Designer, Paul Heckman, went out to assess the crawlspace and determined that the best solution for this home 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 cawlspace will stay clean and dry.

  • Swoope, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Swoope, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Swoope, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Swoope had water seeping in along the foundation with rain, so the homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions for a solution to this problem.

    Our foreman, Jacob, and his crew went out to this home and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the home, along with a SuperSump sump pump. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Madison Heights, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Madison Heights, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Madison Heights, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Madison Heights had an issue with water seeping in at the seams where the walls and floor meet. The homeowner reached out to Fortress to see what could be done to fix this.

    Our System Designer, Zach Bullock, went out to assess this home and recommended installing our WaterGuard XL System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a TripleSafe 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 TripleSafe and be pumped out of the home. These products will work together to ensure that this basement will remain dry!

  • Basement Waterproofing - Madison Heights,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Madison Heights,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Madison Heights,VA

    This home in Madison Heights,VA was having issues with water intrusion coming through the basement of the home. 

    The homeowners called the local experts to come out and get the job done right. Our System Desgner, Paul was able to go out to this home and provide a free estimate. Paul's solutions was to install our WaterGuard system, this included our TripleSafe sump pump. 

    These products work well together to provide a perminate solutions for years to come. 

  • Basement Waterproofing - Madison Heights,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Madison Heights,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Madison Heights,VA

    This home in Madison Heights,VA had water seeping into the basement with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress to see what could be done to fix this problem.

    After going out and assessing this home, our System Designer, Paul Heckman,  recommended installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Madison Heights, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Madison Heights, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Madison Heights, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This home in Madison Heights had water seeping into the basement with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get that problem solved.

    Fortress was able to solve this issue by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the home, along with a TripleSafe and a SuperSump sump pump, and a SaniDry XP dehumidifier. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing she has a dry basement!

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This Lynchburg homeowner reached out to Fortress to have their basement waterproofed before it became a bigger issue.

    Fortress went out and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a SuperSump sump pump, and a SaniDry XP dehumidifier. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Lynchburg reached out to Fortress for a solution to their leaking basement. They were tired of cleaning up water and wanted a permanent solution, and a dry basement.

    Fortress went to this home and installed our WaterGuard System, along with a SuperSump sump pump. These products will continuously work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner had been receiving water in their basement and could not figure out why! They tried a few methods to fix it on their own but finally decided they needed an experts opinion, that is why they called Fortress Foundation Solutions! 

    Fortress had one of our System Designers go out to their home to do an inspection to see what was going on with their basement. He determined that this homeowner would need a Full Perimeter WaterGuard System along with our SuperSump Premier Sump Pump System. This sump pump is engineered to help keep the basement dry and healthy for extended periods of time, even in times of heavy water intrusion and our WaterGuard System collects any water coming in through the walls and floor and pumps the water to the sump pump.

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This home in Lynchburg had water seeping into the basement with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress to see what could be done to fix this problem.

    After going out and assessing this home, our System Designer, Jamey Elder, recommended installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Lynchburg called Fortress Foundation Solutions because they had an issue with their basement getting wet when it rained.

    Fortress was able to solve this problem by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the home, and attach it to an existing sump pump. The WaterGuard will catch any water seepage before it reaches the floor, and then drain it to the sump pump where it will be pumped out of the home. 

     

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Lynchburg had a constant issue with water seeping in along the foundation with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

    Our System Designer, Robert, went out to evaluate this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing that their basement will remain dry!

     

  • Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
    Before
    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
    After

    Lynchburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Lynchburg reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions becuase they had constant water seepage into their basement and they wanted that problem solved.

    Fortress went out to this home and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. The WaterGuard will catch any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the TripleSafe and be pumped out of the home!

     

  • Waterproofing - Lynchburg, VA
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    Waterproofing - Lynchburg, VA
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    Waterproofing - Lynchburg, VA

    This homeowner called Fortress Foundation Solutions with concerns about water making its way into the basement through the door of her home. Our System Designer, Paul was able to go out and provide a free estimate for our WaterGuard system.

    Our Forman, Jacob and his crew installed this system. Now after heavy rains water will run into our system and not into the home.   

  • Lynchburg, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Lynchburg, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Lynchburg reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because the crawl space of their home was collecting water. They wanted this problem resolved before it caused bigger issues with their home.

    After having a System Designer out to evaluate this crawl space and determine the best solution for this home, Fortress sent our Foreman, Jacob, and his crew to do the job. They installed a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SuperSump sump pump, an UltraSump Battery Backup System, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. These products will work together to keep water and moisture out of this crawl space, keeping it 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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