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Chris Wilmouth

Fortress Foundation Solutions

Title: System Designer

Chris Wilmouth from Fortress Foundation Solutions
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Crawl Space Encapsulation - Shenandoah, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Shenandoah, VA
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    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
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    Shenandoah, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair
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    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.

     

     

  • 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!

     

  • Staunton, VA Basement Waterproofing & Bowing Wall
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    Staunton, VA Basement Waterproofing & Bowing Wall
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    Staunton, VA Basement Waterproofing & Bowing Wall

    This homeowner in Staunton reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because they were getting water into the home through the foundation with rain, and they had also noticed cracking in some of the foundation walls. 

    Fortress went to this home and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump to solve the water intrusion issue. Our PowerBrace System and GeoLock Wall Anchor System were installed to stabilize and support those foundation walls. These systems have the ability to be tightened, and over time can straighten the wall, completely reversing wall failure!

  • Amherst, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Amherst, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing
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    Amherst, VA Crawl Space Waterproofing

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

    Fortress went out and helped this homeowner by installing a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with our SilverGlo Wall Insulation, a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. All of these products will work together to keep this crawl space clean and dry!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing - Appomattox, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Appomattox, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Appomattox, VA

    This basement in Appomattox, Virginia was experiencing water intrusion issues. To solve this problem for the customer, Fortress Foundation Solutions installed our Water Guard French drain system around the perimeter of the basement to catch any incoming water and then take it to our Triple Safe sump pump that we also put in. 

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

    This homeowner in Madison Heights had been dealing with the issue of their basement flooding for years. They decided to have Fortress Foundation Solutions come out and give them a free estimate to see what could be done to fix this issue.

    Our System Designer, Chris, went out to evaluate this home and determined that the best solution would be to install our WaterGuaqrd System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump.

    Our WaterGuard System works by catching any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, any water will then drain to the TripleSafe, where it will be pumped out of the home. These products will work together to ensure that this basement will never flood again!

  • Lynchburg, VA Bowing Wall Repair
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    Lynchburg, VA Bowing Wall Repair
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    Lynchburg, VA Bowing Wall Repair

    This basement wall of a home in Lynchburg was badly cracking and bowing, concerning the homeowner. They reached out to Fortress for a solution to get that wall stabilized and supported.

    Our System Designer, Chris Wilmouth, went out to evaluate this home and recommended installing our Geo-Lock Channel Anchor System to repair that foundation wall.

    The Geo-Lock Channel Anchor System permanently stabilizes and repairs bowing or tilting foundation walls. The system includes galvanized steel earth anchors, which embed in stable soil outside your foundation walls. When the installation is complete, all inward movement is halted, and there is an opportunity for a long-term straightening of your foundation walls.

  • 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 a recurring issue with water seeping into the basement with rain. The owner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

    Fortress went out and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of this home, along with a SuperSump sump pump. 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 had been dealing with water intrusion into their basement for years, and reached out to Fortress to see what could be done to fix this issue.

    Fortress went out to this home and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the home, along with our CleanSpace Wall System, a TripleSafe sump pump, and also a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing that their basement will remain dry!

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation, Lynchburg, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation, Lynchburg, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation, Lynchburg, VA

    This crawl space in Lynchburg, VA was experiencing some standing water. The home owner was worried about the quality of the crawl space and the effects it would have on the home above it. Fortress insatalled our Clean Space vapor barrier to keep mositure out and we also put in a Smart Sump pump. 

  • 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 water seeping in along the foundation, and through the walls with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

    To best solve this problem, Fortress went out and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with our CleanSpace Wall System, and a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will continuously work together to keep this basement dry!

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

    This home in Lynhburg, VA was having issues with water coming into the basement of the home. 

    After calling Fortress for a free estimate, these homeowners where able to have a solutions in no time! 

    Our System Designer, Chris was able to go out and propose the best solution. Chris proposed that our WaterGUard system would be the best solution. We also installed our TripleSafe sump pump. Chris also reccomed our CleanSpace wall system to allow the basement a bright finish. 

    These products work together to provide a perminate solution for years to come 

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

    A homeowner in Lynchburg, Virginia was experiencing issues with water leaking into their unfinished basement. They called us here at Fortress Foundation Solutions to help them out. Our crew installed our Water Guard drain system to catch any incoming water at the footer of the walls. We also installed a Triple Safe sump pump to catch that water from the drains and pump it to the outside of the home and away from the basement. 

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

    This home in Roanoke had a problem with water intrusion. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution for keeping their basement dry.

    Our System Designer, Chris Wilmouth, 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.

    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. Together these products will ensure that this homeowner will no longer have to worry about a wet basement!

  • 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 through the walls with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress to see what could be done about this problem.

    Our System Designer, Chris Wilmouth, went out to evaluate this home and recommended installing our Waterguard XL system around the perimeter of the home, along with a TripleSafe sump pump, and a SaniDry XP dehumidifier.

    WaterGuard has the ability to catch any water seeping in from the walls, making it an ideal choice for this basement. Once the cement above the WaterGuard dries, the owners of this home will have a long-lasting and effective solution to their water problems.

  • 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 a basement with water intrusion issues. The homeowner reached out to Fortress to solve this problem.

    Our System Designer, Chris Wilmouth, 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. Together these products will ensure that this homeowner will never again have to worry about a flooded basement!

     

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

    This Lynchburg home had a basement with water intrusion issues, so the homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get that issue resolved.

    Fortress gave this home a permanent solution the the water intrusion issue by installing our WaterGuard system along the perimeter of the home, along with a a TripleSafe sump pump. This homeowner will no longer have to worry about a wet basement!

  • 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 Foundation Solutions because they had a problem with water seeping into their basement with rain. They wanted a permanent solution to keeping their basement dry.

    After having our System Designer, Chris Wilmouth, out to determine the best solution, Fortress sent our Foreman Charlie and his crew out to do the job. They installed our WaterGuard System along the basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will continuously work together to catch and pump out any water before it ever reaches the basement floor, keeping this home dry! This homeowner will never again have to worry about a wet basement!

  • Rustburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Rustburg, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Rustburg, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This home in Rustburg had a problem with water seeping into the basement, through the walls, with heavy rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

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

     

  • Basement Waterproofing - Rustburg, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Rustburg, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Rustburg, VA

    This partially finished basement had water entering the home from one side. This caused the homeowner to worry about the affects this would have on their basement. Fortress Foundation Solutions sent a crew to the home to install our Water Guard French drain system, this would catch the water seeping through the walls. It is also clog-resistant and very easy to install. 

  • Basement Waterproofing - Rustburg, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Rustburg, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Rustburg, VA

    This partially finished basement had water leaking in from one side of the home. Fortress installed our Water Guard French drain system along with our Triple Safe sump pump. These products work together to catch any incoming water and direct it away from the home. 

  • Bowing Walls - Forest, VA
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    Bowing Walls - Forest, VA
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    Bowing Walls - Forest, VA

    This basement in Forest, Virginia had some foundation settlement issues. One of the cinderblock walls were bowing inward about an inch. Fortress came to the home and installed our Carbon Armor straps, which stabilize the home using fiber reinforced polymers that are 10 times stronger than steel. 

  • Forest, VA Basement Waterproofing & Bowing Wall
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    Forest, VA Basement Waterproofing & Bowing Wall
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    Forest, VA Basement Waterproofing & Bowing Wall

    This home in Forest had cracking and bowing foundation walls, and also water seeping into the basement during rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to have the foundation stabilized and waterproofed.

    Fortress went out to this home and installed our CarbonArmor Wall Reinforcing System to support and stabilize those foundation walls. Our CleanSpace Wall System, WaterGuard System, and a TripleSafe sump pump were also installed to solve water intrusion issue. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing their home will be supported and dry!

     

  • Forest, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Forest, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Forest, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    This homeowner in Forest reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because they were having a water intrusion issue with the crawl space of their home.

    After assessing this home, our System Designer, Chris, recommended installing a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SuperSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.  These products will work together to keep water and moisture out of the crawl space, leaving this area clean and dry!

  • Brookneal, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Brookneal, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Brookneal, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Brookneal reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because they had a recurring issue with water seeping into the basement with rain, and they wanted a solution to this problem.

    To solve this water intrusion issue, Fortress sent out our Foreman, Donovan, and his crew to install our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a SuperSump sump pump. These products will work together to keep this basement dry by catching any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, and pumping it out of the home!

  • Evington, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Evington, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Evington, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Evington had a recurring issue with water seeping into the basement with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem

    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. These products will work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Water Guard Installation - Evington, VA
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    Water Guard Installation - Evington, VA
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    Water Guard Installation - Evington, VA

    This finished basement in Evington, Virginia had some water leaking into the area near the fireplace, and also at the seams of the walls. Fortress defeated this problem by installing our Water Guard French drain system around the perimeter of the basement. 

  • Basement Waterproofing - Evington, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Evington, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Evington, VA

    This home in Evington, VA had issues with water coming into the basement of their home. After calling Fortress, we were able to send out out System Designer, Chris Wilmouth. Chris was able to go out to this home and provide a free no obligate estimate. 

    Chris knew the best solution to this issue would be our WaterGuard system. This system sits on the footer of the home. The water that comes into the home is then transferred to a sump pump where the water is pumped out of the home through discharge line. Our Foreman, David and his crew were able to give these homeowners a piece of mind with a system that would ensure a dry basement for years to come.   

     

     

  • Evington, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Evington, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Evington, VA Basement Waterproofing

    This homeowner in Evington reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because they were tired of dealing with the issue of their basement flooding, and they wanted it fixed once and for all!

    Fortress solved this water intrusion issue by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a SuperSump sump pump. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing their basement will never flood again!

     

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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