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About Deska

Deska is a licensed professional engineering, specialty structural contractor, and general service contracting company. Our range of services varies from structural engineering design, structural repair, foundation underpinning, and waterproofing.

Our staff includes licensed structural engineers, class A building technical, commercial, and residential contractors, construction managers, and skilled tradesmen with numerous specialty certifications. We pride ourselves on our diverse range of in-house skills compared to most general or specialty contractors. When necessary, we do have a select group of affiliate subcontractors for super specialized skill sets to meet contract requirements.

Our culture embraces that the estimated value of the project should equal or exceed the final project cost and we consistently are able to come in at or under budget on 92% of our projects.

Our Story

Deska, LLC was founded in 2012 by Brian E. Deska, P.E. and is a small/micro certified business located in Alexandria, Virginia. Brian is a licensed Professional Engineer and is involved in, and has experience in all levels of the company’s technical and business activities. Brian’s initial background was in the general construction and specialty metal fabrication industry and then he proceeded to study and practice structural design and inspection prior to creating Deska.

Why Deska?

Why Choose DeskaWe’ve made a name for ourselves through our “we do what we say we’re going to do” culture and our dedication to our strict quality control procedures and training. Our project management approach is based on our clients’ vision and end goals depending on their unique situation and timeline. Our responsiveness and convenience to work with is second to none, along with our positive attitudes guided by our culture, make getting the project done right – Every Time, with minimal effort from our clients and partners.

We strive to always provide prompt and clear communication and to always keep our clients informed on a “real-time” basis. In order to provide the optimal service and solution, Deska always has professionally licensed engineers on staff for technical and field support to make sure the project is performed correctly.

Our Mission

To provide our customers with practical and effective foundation solutions at honest and reasonable prices while providing a positive experience.

Our Vision

To be the leader in the foundation repair industry in the DC metropolitan area.


  • Virginia Professional Engineering License
  • Washington DC Professional Engineering License
  • Maryland Professional Engineering License
  • Virginia Class A Contracting License — 2705150737
  • Washington DC Contracting License — 410517000151
  • Commercial Building License
  • Residential Building License
  • Master Plumbing License
  • Master Gas Fitting License
  • Master Electrical License
  • Back-flow Certification

Specialty Certifications

  • A.B. Chance Helical Pier Certified
  • A.B. Chance Helical Pull-down Micropile Certified
  • Atlas Resistance Pier Certified
  • Fortress Stabilization Carbon Fiber Reinforcement Certified
  • Emecole Foundation Flatwork and Reinforcement Certified
  • Emecole Crack Injection Certified
  • Emecole Concrete, Pavers, and Brick Sealer Certified
  • Emecole Drainage Systems Certified
  • Emecole Crawl Space Encapsulation Certified
  • Back-flow Certified
  • PMII Mold Remediation Certified
  • PMII Commercial Mold Inspection Certified

Certified Installers and Contractors

We are certified contractors and installers for the following products.

  • Atlas Resistance Pier
  • Fortress Stabilization Systems Carbon Fiber Installation
  • Emecole Polyurethane Injection and Epoxy Injection
  • Emecole Epoxy Injection


  • General Umbrella Liability — $5,000,000.00
  • Commercial General Liability — $1,000,000.00 — per occurrence
  • Automobile Liability — $1,000,000.00 — per occurrence
  • Workers Compensation — $100,000.00 — per occurrence
  • Virginia Unemployment Insurance — per statute

Service Warranty

We take pride in our work and we know how important it is that the job is done right! That’s why we have Professional Engineers on staff and we offer the Best Warranty in the DC Metropolitan Area! We’re able to offer such a strong warranty because we use the highest quality products in the industry!

Deska provides a 100% satisfaction warranty to the initial contract purchaser on all labor and workmanship on all of our new installation and replacement projects.

  • Structural Repairs: Up to lifetime warranty
  • Retaining Walls: Up to 20 year warranty
  • Exterior Waterproofing Systems: 30 year warranty
  • Exterior Drainage Systems: 10 year warranty
  • Interior Waterproofing Systems: Lifetime warranty

For details, specifications, limitations, exclusions and remedies – see written agreements.

Manufacturer Warranty

Deska is the exclusive dealer of SafeBasements premium waterproofing and foundation repair products in the DC Metropolitan Area.

Deska offers the highest quality premium products and materials from manufacturers with superior warranties. Our manufacturers offer up to double-lifetime transferable warranties. Please contact us for details specific to a product or manufacturer.

Customer Reviews

Average rating for Deska Foundation Repair & Basement Waterproofing is 5 stars of 5 stars – based on 8 reviews

Engineering Services in Alexandria, VA

I had a very good experience with this company. We had an engineer come out and he was very knowledgeable and wrote a report and made some repair recommendations. We used them to do the work and I was very pleased with the completed project!
Gina M - Alexandria, VA 22301

Foundation Repair in Alexandria, VA

Our home inspector found several issues with our foundation so he referred us to them. An engineer came out to look at the problems and provided us a report of the issues along with recommendations. We also used them to do the work which was nice and…
Andrew H - Alexandria, VA 22312

Waterproofing in Alexandria, VA

Our realtor recommended Deska. We had an engineering inspection done and we needed to seal the cracks with epoxy and install a drain system/pump. They offered a lifetime warranty on the drain system so I am one happy camper!
Matthew N - Alexandria, VA 22312
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