Case Studies

Case Studies

Wall Crack Repair in Sterling, VA
A homeowner in Sterling, VA had a vertical crack in his basement that was allowing water to come through when it rained. Vertical cracks are usually due to soil settlement. Settling...
How to Maintain a Sanidry Dehumidifier in Leesburg, VA
A dehumidifier was required to keep the crawl space dry throughout the year.  Dust and other airborne contaminants collected on condensing coils of dehumidifier reducing...
Improving Indoor Air Quality in Great Falls, VA
A beautiful home in Great Falls, VA had a wet and moldy crawlspace. The damp air and mildew odors were traveling up through the home due to stack effect and air leaks between...
Replacing Defective Insulation - Aldie, VA
Occasionally, home inspectors find defective insulation, particularly in basements and attics. In this circumstance, a home inspection revealed that the basement insulation...
Basement Waterproofing in Oakton, VA
This waterproofing project of a basement in Oakton, VA required the installation of 'weep holes' in the cinderblock foundation. When cinderblocks, or concrete masonry units...
Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation - McLean, VA
Closed cell spray foam insulation can look different when installed based on the type of project and the size of the space. A homeowner from McLean, VA recently asked us what...
French Drain Installation with Fireplace Obstruction - Dunn Loring, VA
This homeowner was having trouble controlling moisture leaks in his walls which were not only damaging to the structure of the home, but were also causing the room to feel...
Common Crawl Space Defects Found in Real Estate Transactions -
A customer in Fairfax Station gave us a call regarding deficiencies found during a home inspection report for a home that they were going to purchase. Here are a few of the...
Waterproofing an Area of a Basement in Annandale, VA
Homeowners in Annandale, VA had been dealing with water in their basement for a year and a half. They had several people come out to try to remedy the problem but they were...
Sump Pump Discharge Line Installation with Exterior Concrete Restoration - ...
This homeowner needed a new sump pump to be installed. However, installing a sump pump requires there to be a sufficient pathway for the water to discharge and this home had...
Installing Radon Mitigation System in Dense Clay - Manassas, VA
During this installation of a radon system in Manassas, VA the 3 Pros team found that the soil under the home contained very dense clay. This makes it difficult to get the...
Cold Floors-Upperville, VA
This Upperville, VA homeowner suffered from cold and drafty floors in the winter.  They didn't realize this situation was also causing their home to be humid during the...
Dehumidifying a Basement in Bluemont, VA
Mr. and Mrs. P. who live in Bluemont, VA, were experiencing mildew smells and high humidity in their basement. They are dog owners and their dogs were experiencing allergies...
Correcting a Neglected Crawl Space in Nokesville, VA
A homeowner in Nokesville, VA called the 3 Pros team about a rough situation in their basement. The crawl space had been badly neglected by the previous owners and there...
Low-Spot Correction and Sump Pump Installation - Alexandria, VA
This homeowner in Alexandria, VA had a basement drainage system that was not working correctly. As it turned out, the 'low spot' in their basement was not where it needed...
Total Case Studies: 19

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