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Robert Briggs

Fortress Foundation Solutions

Title: System Designer

Robert Briggs from Fortress Foundation Solutions
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Manassas, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Manassas, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Manassas, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Manassas had a repeated issue with water intrusion, causing water damage to the walls and baseboards. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get this problem solved.

    After having a System Designer out to assess this basement and determine the best solution, Fortress sent our Foreman Jacob and his crew out to do the job. They installed 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 ever reaches the basement floor, and then pumping it out of the home and into the yard. This homeowner will never have to worry about a wet basement again!

  • 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!

  • Culpeper, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Culpeper, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Culpeper, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

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

    Fortress solved these issues by installing a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with SivlerGlo Wall Insulation, a SmartSump sump pump, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. These products will work together to continuously keep this crawl space clean and dry!

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation - Culpeper, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Culpeper, VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Culpeper, VA

    This Culpeper, VA resident was having issues with water and moisture in the crawl space of this home. After calling Fortress Foundation Solutions, Our System Designer , Robert Briggs was able to go out to this home to provide a perminate solution. Robert Knew the best solution would be a total encapsulation. Our Foreman, Charlie and his crew installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier, SilverGlo insulation, and our SaniDry dehumidifier. This encapsulation left the homeowners very happy and also with a piece of mind.  

  • Orange, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Orange, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Orange, VA Basement Waterproofing

    The basement of this home in Orange had water seeping in through the foundation and puddling during periods of rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get this problem solved.

    After having our System Designer, Robert, assess this home and determine the best waterproofing solution, Fortress sent our Foreman Donovan and his crew out to do the job. They installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a SuperSump sump pump. These products will continuously work together to keep this basement dry by catching any water seepage before it ever reaches the basement floor, and then draining that water to the SuperSump where it will then be pumped out of the home through an exterior discharge line.

    This homeowner is thrilled knowing that they will never have to worry about a wet basement again!

  • Orange, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Orange, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Orange, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

    The crawl space of this home in Orange was dirty and musty, and needed some help! The homeowner decided to have Fortress Foundation Solutions come out to fix up this area.

    Fortress went out and installed a complete CleanSpace encapsulation, along with a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. These products will work together to reduce the moisture and humidity in  the crawl space, and also help seal out cold drafts in the winter. This crawl space is now a much cleaner and brighter area!

  • Bowing Walls - Lexington, VA
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    Bowing Walls - Lexington, VA
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    Bowing Walls - Lexington, VA

    This home in Lexington, Virginia was experiencing a bowing wall due to the home being built on a steep hill. Fortress Foundation Solutions installed our Carbon Armor straps to stabilize and support the walls, and also to prevent any further movement. 

  • Water Guard Installation - Lynchburg, VA
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    Water Guard Installation - Lynchburg, VA
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    Water Guard Installation - Lynchburg, VA

    This home in Lynchburg, VA has some water getting into their unfinished basement. Fortress installed our Water Guard system along the perimeter of the basement walls. 

  • 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 was getting water in with rain, so the homeowners reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get this problem solved.

    Fortress went out and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, 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 the the sump pump where it will be pumped out of the home, keeping this basement dry!

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

    This homeowner in Lynchburg reached out to Fortress with concerns about their home's stability after noticing cracks and bowing in the foundation walls.

    Fortress went out and installed 9 Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to permanently stabilize those foundation walls. This innovative wall anchor system will permanently stabilize your foundation walls by anchoring your walls to the hard-packed soil beyond your foundation. After installation, wall anchors can often be tightened over time to further straighten your foundation walls and pull them back to their original position.

  • 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 under a doorway, with rain. The homeowner reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions to get this problem solved.

    To best solve this problem, Fortress installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will continuously work together to keep this basement dry by catching any water seepage before it reaches the basement floor, and then draining the water to the TripleSafe where it will be pumped out of the home through an exterior discharge line. This homeowner will never again have to worry about a wet basement!

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

    The foundation walls of this home in Lynchburg were starting to bow. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a permanent solution for stabilizing those walls.

    Our System Designer, Chris Guill, went out to assess the home and recommended our PowerBrace System to support and stabilize the foundation.

    The PowerBrace system permanently stabilizes your home's foundation walls. Zinc-plated steel beams are custom-fit to your basement wall height and secured tight against your basement wall with brackets anchored to your basement floor and floor joists. PowerBrace's unique, patented design allows the system to be tightened over time, potentially reversing wall failure.

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

    We had a customer from Lynchburg Virginia call in with concerns about their basement taking on water when it rained. Our System Designer Robert Briggs went out to their home to give them a free estimate. He decided the best solution for these homeowners would be a Water Guard system and a sump pump. Our Foreman Aaron Looney and his crew then went to this home and installed a Water Guard to redirect the water from the basement to our Super Sump pump which will pump any water outside of the home. Thanks to Fortress Foundation Solutions, these customers now have a clean, dry basement!

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

    A concerned home owner contacted us here at Fortress Foundation Solutions to come take a look at their leaking basement. the finished basement was taking on water when it rained and they also were having some problems with mold. We installed a Clean Space vapor barrier to seal off any moisture from coming through the walls and we also installed our Water Guard drain system to catch any incoming water and from there take it to our Triple Safe sump pump, which would pump the water away from the basement. 

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

    The basement of this Lynchburg home had water intrusion issues, so the homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution.

    Fortress was able to solve this problem by installing our WaterGuard System, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will offer a permanent solution 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 flooding basement.

    Fortress was able to fix this issue by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, and also a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will ensure that this basement will stay dry!

  • 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
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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 recurring issue with water intrusion, so the homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

    Fortress Foundation Solutions resolved this issue by installing our WaterGuard System along the perimeter basement walls, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will continuously work together to keep this basement dry!

  • Hurt, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair
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    Hurt, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair
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    Hurt, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation & Sagging Floor Repair

    This homeowner in Hurt reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because the floors of their home and started to sag due to moisture in the crawl space. They wanted those issues resolved before they became a bigger problem.

    Our System Designer, Robert, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution would be to install a complete CleanSpace encapsualtion, our SmartJack System, and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. The CleanSpace and SaniDry will work together to keep moisture out of the crawl space, preventing any future moisture related issues. The SmartJack System will permanently lift and stabilize the existing beams and floor joists in the crawl space, bringing those sagging floors back up to their proper position!

  • Hardy, VA SmartJack Installation
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    Hardy, VA SmartJack Installation
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    Hardy, VA SmartJack Installation

    This homeowner in Hardy reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions because the floors of their home were sagging.

    To repair this issue, Fortress went out and installed our SmartJack System. The SmartJack System permanently lifts and stabilizes existing beams and floor joists in the crawl space. This homeowner can now rest assured knowing their floors are level and supported!

  • Roanoke, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Roanoke, VA Basement Waterproofing
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    Roanoke, VA Basement Waterproofing

     This home in Roanoke has a basement with water intrusion issues. The homeowner reached out to Fortress for a solution to this problem.

    Our foreman, Jacob Saunders, and his crew went out to this home and installed our WaterGuard System along the perimeter of the basement, along with a TripleSafe sump pump. These products will work together to ensure that this homeowner will no longer have to worry about a wet basement!

  • Roanoke, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Roanoke, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation
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    Roanoke, VA Crawl Space Encapsulation

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

    Our System Designer, Robert Briggs, went out to evaluate this crawl space and recommended installing a complete CleanSpace encapsulation.

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

     

  • Bowing Wall & Waterproofing - Hillsville, VA
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    Bowing Wall & Waterproofing - Hillsville, VA
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    Bowing Wall & Waterproofing - Hillsville, VA

    These homeowners in Hillsville, VA had began to notice a few concerning issues with their home. After rain events water was making its way thought the foundation of the home. The foundation walls also began to bow inward and crack. After calling Fortress Foundation Solutions our System Designer, Robert Briggs was able to visit with the homeowners and provide a free estimate for a solution. 

    Robert suggested our PowerBrace system to help stabilize the bowing wall, and our WaterGuard system to prevent the basement from getting anymore water. Our Forman, Brian Davis and his crew installed both of these systems for these Hillsville residents. The final result was a dry basement and a stabilized foundation!  

  • Hillsville, VA Waterproofing & Bowing Wall
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    Hillsville, VA Waterproofing & Bowing Wall
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    Hillsville, VA Waterproofing & Bowing Wall

    This homeowner in Hillsville reached out to Fortress Foundation Solutions with concerns about cracking in their foundation walls, and also was dealing with water intrusion into their basement.

    Our System Designer, Robert, went out to assess this home and determined that the best solution for this home would be to install our WaterGuard System along the basement walls, and also a SuperSump sump pump to resolve the water intrusion issue and keep the basement dry. For the cracking walls, he recommended that Fortress install our PowerBrace System. The PowerBrace System will stabilize and support those foundation walls, and prevent further movement.

     

  • Basement Waterproofing - Norton,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Norton,VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Norton,VA

    This home in Norton,VA was having issues with water coming into the basement of their home. This issue can become very severe if it is not taken care of in a timely manner or done correctly.  These homeowners called Fortress to get this job done right. 

     Our System Designer, Robert Briggs went out to this home and provided a free no obligate estimate. Robert concluded the best solution to this issue would be our WaterGuard system. This system includes a SuperSump pump. This system allows water to go to the sump through the WaterGuard and then pumped back out of the home through the sump. The final result was a clean, dry basement.  

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation - Culpepper,VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Culpepper,VA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation - Culpepper,VA

    The homeowners in Culpepper,VA were facing a dark musty crawl space. These homeowners wanted to make this crawl space look better. After calling Fortress Foundation Solutions, our System Designer was able to come out to this home and provide a free no obligate estimate. 

    Our System Designer, Robert Briggs went out to this home and knew the best solution to fixing this issue would be our Clean Space vapor barrier. The Clean Space is a barrier  that protects the crawl space from the outside elements. We also installed our Sani Dry Sedona dehumidifier. These products work together to provide a bright and clean crawl space.   

  • Basement Waterproofing - Rockingham, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Rockingham, VA
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    Basement Waterproofing - Rockingham, VA

    This unfinished basement in Rockingham, Virginia had some water seepiing into the home through the walls. Fortress solved this by installing our Super Sump pump and our Clean Space vapor barrier on the basement wall.

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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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