Founded by owner John Jarrell in 1995

John Jarrell

John Jarrell

Coming from the beautiful mountains of West Virginia, John Jarrell relocated as a young man to work in the construction area of the booming region of Coastal Carolina. He worked his way up and established himself as leader by his integrity and work ethic.

 More importantly he rose quickly through the ranks. Known for his savvy in stabilizing structures in this historic region with aplomb, and diligence in covering all the details. He established FSI in 1995 as a stand alone firm and never looked back. He has been a leader in his industry every since

John has a knack for building great teams, who share his passion for their work. Steven Rilee is his right hand and they are a dynamic duo you can rely on. Which is why they have the highest satisfaction rate in the region, just shy of 100 percent.


Our People

John K. Jarrell
Founder, Owner

John was born and raised in West Virginia and moved east in his 20's for a job in construction that put him track to starting his own company in 1995. His attention to detail, integrity and work ethic is rooted in being raised by a strong country family in the beautiful mountains west of Beckley, West Virginia.

An avid outdoorsman, hunter and fisherman with a passion for his alma mater's sports. West Virginia Mountaineer Football and Basketball. When John isn't at work, you can't see him, only because is always wearing camouflage.

Steven Rilee
Field Manager

Steven Rilee is a lifelong resident of Williamsburg, Virginia. He and his wife Nancy, live in upper York County and enjoy the luxury of sending their two daughters, ages twelve and eight, to the same schools that they both attended as children. 

On his time off, Steven enjoys racing and all forms of motorsports. On any given Friday or Saturday night you can find him cheering on the local racing circuit at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia or Virginia Motor Speedway in Saluda, Virginia. 


Linda Cooper

The heart of our office, that keeps our budget on track and tracks our data...

She moves so fast we can't get her to sit still for a picture nor get her bio...

Well not yet!








Depends on the right solution for each property, the scope of work required will vary. FSI has the ability to address any work relating to moisture remediation, basement wall strengthening, and foundation stabilization in existing or new construction. It is important that we assess each property, and design a solution that is appropriate for that specific property. That is why we give you a free evaluation.

We take great care and pride in assuring that every proposal for repairs is appropriate and designed properly for each property. It is all in the details to give you the best solution, at the best price with the best service. That is our goal.

As to payment options...we take cash, check and major credit cards- Visa, MasterCard and Discover.


FSI is able to start most jobs within 30 to 60 days from the time of contract is executed, once the deposit is received. A tight and accurate schedule is maintained to assure that all jobs are handled in the order that they are secured. 

FSI will assess and design the work to be complete, apply for all permits, inventory the materials required, coordinate all utility markings, deploy the equipment on site, and assure the proper personal is on hand, and deploy on site to complete the work in an efficient and effective manner.  Emergencies situations will be addressed on a case by case basis.

We make sure the details are covered to ensure a quick and efficient process, the average project takes just 5 days.


No, you can stay in your home and relax. We complete our work in a manner that causes minimal intrusion and/or inconvenience to our clients. The hope is that you will continue to carry on your everyday activities in your home with minimal disruption to your normal routine.


With FSI, every crew member is certified and experienced in performing all types of work that we provide. The supervision for our crews is the responsibility of our superintendent whom you will meet, but our owner  John Jarrell and Field Manager Steven Rilee, are personally involved in every job.


FSI is prepared to inspect and evaluate your property and provide a full design and proposal for repair. However, simple inspection letters for insurance or sales purposes is not a service we provide.


A big yes....That was easy wasn't it.  All our employees are fully certified, and FSI is a licensed and insured contractor with the Commonwealth of Virginia (license no. 2705071389). We are certified to install  Chance Helical Piers® and Reinforcer® wall strengtheners.
FSI carries workman’s compensation and liability insurance. We will apply for any necessary building permits and arrange all inspections with the city or county as required. 

FSI is a drug free company.