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  • By Ray K.
    Dubuque, IA

    Customer Review

    By Ray K.
    Dubuque, IA

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Perfect...they left the basement cleaner than when they arrived." Read Full Testimonial

    Ray K. of Dubuque, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              We received three bids for this job...MidAmerica was very competitive price wise, but the detail of the information they provided, along with the dedicated waterguard system is what sold us. Salesman Wes was vey informative and worked with us to find the best solution for our budget The crew was fantastic! They kept me informed of when they would arrive, what stage they were on, and the reasons they suggested specific choices. The Cleanup process was perfect..... they left the basement cleaner than when they arrived.
    Ray K.
    Dubuque, IA
  • "I think the company is eminently professional." Read Full Testimonial

    Bruce B. of Asbury, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              I chose MidAmerica Basement Systems because I heard about it from a Facebook friend. Not much competition. We looked and looked. Locally it was minimal. We got one other semi-estimate, but they didn't know what they were talking about. I think the company is eminently professional. The call repsentative was a very pleasant person on the phone. Everything was explained well by our salesperson. Oscar and his two nephews did a really good job. He discovered a broken sewer pipe and fixed that, too. He also explained things as he went.
    Bruce B.
    Asbury, IA
  • "I was impressed by how little mess they made in and outside of the house." Read Full Testimonial

    Joe T. of Alburnett, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              We chose MidAmerica Basement Systems for our egress window installtion because they had previously installed a drainage system for us. The salesperson gave a good presentation of the product. The installation crew did good work. I was impressed by how little mess they made in and outside of the house. They cleaned up well.
    Joe T.
    Alburnett, IA
  • "Fully satisfied with their work." Read Full Testimonial

    Dan S. of Sumner, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              Wes was very accessible through the whole process and answered all our questions. He was knowledgeable about the products and services. Oscar and his crew are extremely hard workers. They finished the work on time. They were concerned about us being fully satisfied with their work. Oscar knows what he is talking about as well as installing the different systems. He was also very professional in the payment process, etc. Adao did the crack repair; we found him to be very professional as well. We were very satisfied with cleanup. We chose MidAmerica Basement Systems because of your website and a referral by Dave Waskow of Sumner, IA.
    Dan S.
    Sumner, IA
  • "They worked hard and very courteous to us." Read Full Testimonial

    Nazry J. of Waterloo, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              Wes was willing to work with our schedule and issues to find the optimum solution in terms of need, cost, and schedule. They worked hard and very courteous to us. Attention to details were great. Their knowledge of products were also great. We were satisfied with the service you provided on our Radon mitigation system and Sanidry.
    Nazry J.
    Waterloo, IA

Wes Glasgow from MidAmerica Basement Systems

Title: System Design Specialist

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

Wes Glasgow from MidAmerica Basement Systems

Wes understands the importance of relating to customers and tending to their individual needs.  He joined the MidAmerica Basement Systems team with a background in the automotive industry.  Wes was eager to be a part of the MidAmerica Basement Systems team, so he could work with the best in the business.  

MidAmerica Basement Systems realized what a great asset Wes would be to the company and the customers it serves and brought him aboard.  Wes received extensive installation and classroom training, job site experience, and hands on training. Upon completion of his training, Wes earned the esteemed title of “Certified System Design Specialist”.

MidAmerica Basement Systems is the exclusive regional dealer for the Foundation Support Works Contractor Network and Basement Systems Contractor Network - a group of over 300 of the best repair contractors in North America and the world. This network has exclusive access to patented products, comprehensive training, and exclusive certification testing and support through the national companies.

Wes enjoys meeting with homeowners, contractors, property managers and real estate professionals, helping them solve their damp, smelly basement and crawlspace problems as well as foundation problems.  During Wes’ free time, he spends time with his wife, Valerie, and two kids, Morgan and Cody- camping, boating, and being outdoors.  Wes also enjoys riding his motorcycle, golfing, and getting together with friends for the occasional cigar.  Wes is also active in his church, and involved with the Community Organization Kids Against Hunger.  Wes would like to thank you for welcoming him into your home and is eager to help you.

 

 

Case Studies I've worked on:

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Vapor Barrier Seals Crawlspace in Davenport, IA
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    Vapor Barrier Seals Crawlspace in Davenport, IA
    After

    Rob recently moved to a new home and was concerned about the untreated crawlspace. The previous owners had tried to make the area moisture proof by installed foam boards along the wooden joists flooring system. Rob reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to had the area properly sealed. He was offered a CleanSpace encapsulation. CleanSpace is a thick liner that permanently seals off exposed, damp dirt from the rest of the crawlspace. Sealing off the ground with a vapor barrier has significantly improved the efficiency in the home over the foam boards that were originally installed in the crawlspace.

  • Sinking Foundation Slab is Injected with PolyLevel in Davenport, IA
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    Sinking Foundation Slab is Injected with PolyLevel in Davenport, IA
    After

    Britauna was in the process of replacing her old carpet flooring with laminate when she noticed that her slab foundation had begun to sink. She quickly reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. PolyLevel was offered to lift and stabilize the sinking slab for the home owner. The high-density polymers have a lifting force of 2,000 to 4,000 pounds per square foot, allowing for the structure of the home to be properly lifted. The 1 to 2 inch gaps quickly began to vanish, filling the voids under the foundation and lifting the floor back up against the floor vents. The expansion of the PolyLevel effectively stabilized the slab, allowing for the homeowner to continue her new flooring process. Britauna no longer has issues with large gaps between the floor and the walls thanks to PolyLevel.

  • PowerBraces Stabilize Bowing Basement Wall in Davenport, IA
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    PowerBraces Stabilize Bowing Basement Wall in Davenport, IA
    After

    Mike was concerned about the cracks and inward shifting of his basement foundation. The separation between the blocks was becoming worse and worse, and he knew that something needed to be done quickly before the foundation could gave in. Mike reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help and design specialist, Wes, was there to offer him a permanent foundation solution. A PowerBrace system was offered to permanently stabilize the wall, preventing any more inward movement. The patented I-Beam system also offers the unique tightening feature that can over time, increase the appearance of the bowing wall. Keeping a constant torqued pressure against the wall will not only stops the wall from worsening because help reverse the bowing issue. Thanks to the help from MidAmerica Basement Systems, Mike no longer worries about his foundation wall failing.

  • Leaking Basement Walls are Waterproofed in Durant, IA
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    Leaking Basement Walls are Waterproofed in Durant, IA
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    James and Cheryl have always had a sump pump in their basement, but lately they were noticing water seeping in through their foundation walls. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their basement looked at. After inspection, it was offered that they have CleanSpace wall liner installed along the leaking wall to help reduce moisture levels, and properly direct it to a WaterGuard system. WaterGuard helps collect seeping water from the walls and floor, and redirects it to the sump pump so it can be properly discharged from the home.

  • SunHouse Window Enclosures Help Prevent Leaking Basement Windows in Dubuque, IA
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    SunHouse Window Enclosures Help Prevent Leaking Basement Windows in Dubuque, IA
    After

    Kathleen called out to MidAmerica Basement Systems because she was having issues with her recently new basement windows. It seemed that every time it rained, her windows would leak, and needed a solution to have it stopped. As Wes explained to her, new windows do not prevent water from seeping in completely, they only help. Adding SunHouse Window Enclosures with covers will increase the stopping of leaking window. SunHouse Window Wells are made of a strong and durable plastic that won’t rust or rot over time, and offer more natural light into the basement. The enclosed bottom also prevents weeds from growing and the lids prevents leaves, debris and water from entering. 

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump in Dubuque, IA
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump in Dubuque, IA
    After

    Homeowners Ralph and Janice have lived in their home for fifteen years but for the last year they have had some water problems in their basement. Heavy rain would cause leaking and has caused damage to most of their carpet which was forced to be removed. When they contacted MidAmerica Basement they knew that they were in good hands. 

  • EverLast Basement Wall System Installation In Asbury, IA
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    EverLast Basement Wall System Installation In Asbury, IA
    After

    Homeowner, Mark wanted his basement waterproofed, but to continue to have the finished look that he already had in his basement. MidAmerica Basement Systems was happy to help him out! Design Specialist, Wes was able to come out and give him the best recommendation for his basement. Wes recommended to waterproof the basement that the best solution would be WaterGuard and a TrenchDrain. Since Mark wanted to space to sill appear finished, Wes also recommended Everlast Basement Wall System.

    Installer, Bill was able to come out to install the WaterGuard, TrenchDrain, and also the EverLast Basement Wall System. The Everlast Basement Wall System is a washable wall surface, that does not need to be painted on, and cannot be ruined by high humidity or any plumbing leaks. A WaterGuard System pairs perfect with the Everlast Basement Wall System. WaterGuard can be installed behind the Everlast Basement Wall System, allowing water to be drained unseen, and away from the basement.

    If you too are wanting to waterproof your basement and would like to keep the finish look of your basement like Mark, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to help you!

  • Lifting Driveway in Mount Vernon, IA
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    Lifting Driveway in Mount Vernon, IA
    After

    David was concerned about the between his driveway and garage slab. Roughly an inch had developed from the sinking of the concrete driveway. Wes, design specialist from MidAmerica Basement Systems, offered David the prefect solution for the sunken concrete. PolyLevel is an injection technology that uses high-density polymers to rise slabs back to desired levels. PolyLevel produces precise and accurate lifts without over- or under-lifting the slab. David’s driveway was restored back to level with the use of PolyLevel.

  • Leveling 3-inch Concrete Drop in Manchester, IA
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    Leveling 3-inch Concrete Drop in Manchester, IA
    After

    Debbie is a loyal costumer of MidAmerica Basement Systems who is returning to finish her basement. In the past, she had a water issue that caused her basement to flood and ruin her finished room. She had a waterproofing system and new EverLast Wall Restoration to fix her water problem and ruined walls. When Debbie was having her annual service appointment for her waterproofing system, she was offered ThermalDry Flooring to finish her basement floor. ThermalDry Flooring are snap-together, peg-raised floor tiles that provide a thermal break from the cold concrete floor that will not be damaged by moisture or large amounts of water. Because of the peg-raised system, moisture and water can flow underneath with ease. ThermalDry Flooring is completely made of inorganic materials, preventing any mold or mildew growth, leaving it the ideal flooring solution for the basement atmosphere.

  • New Sump Pump in Cedar Rapids, IA
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    New Sump Pump in Cedar Rapids, IA
    After

    Homeowner Dylan and Melinda have been living in this home for 10 years. 8 of those years have been spent with a wet or damp basement. Heavy rain would cause water to flood into their home. They were concerned with the wet floor and with the water that came in through the window. They were worried that the water could potentially hurt the structural integrity of their home. Dylan and Melinda decided that the TripleSump sump pump was the best option for their home. The TripleSump sump pump is a three-pump system that is guaranteed to keep your basement dry. 

  • WaterGuard in Cedar Rapids, IA
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    WaterGuard in Cedar Rapids, IA
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    Full perimeter WaterGuard System. WateRGuard is a great way to water proof your basement whe paired with a TripleSafe sump pump. 

  • CleanSpace Walls in Cedar Rapids
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    CleanSpace Walls in Cedar Rapids
    After

    CleanSpace walls will help keep your basement dry. CleanSpace is a liner that is used to isolate the home. The liner is a heavy 20-mil-thick material similar to a pool liner. It is manufactured with seven layers and a blend of high density polyethylene.

  • Concrete Stairs are Lifted Back into Place in Cedar Rapids, IA
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    Concrete Stairs are Lifted Back into Place in Cedar Rapids, IA
    After

    When concrete stairs sink, they tend to pull away from the structures they are placed against. In Cedar Rapids, JoAnn was having this issue. Her concrete stairs leading to her front stoop had sunken, leaving a large gap between the two, allowing water to seep in between. With the water seeping in between, it was causing the ground underneath to washout, making the stairs sink even more. PolyLevel was introduced to JoAnn to address her issue. PolyLevel is injected under the concrete stairs to fill the void that has been created, and lift and level the stairs back to their original position. NexusPro Joint Sealant was than applied to seal the crack, preventing future water intrusion.

  • Carbon Armor in Cedar Rapids, IA
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    Carbon Armor in Cedar Rapids, IA
    After

    Mary Denise contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems after she noticed her bowing wall was getting worse. She was looking for qualified professionals she trusted to giver the best option for her and the life of her home. After listening to all of Mary Denise’s concerns and taking time to properly assess all of her concerns Design Specialist Wesley Glasglow and Mary Denies came to the conclusion that Carbon Armor was the best option for her home. Carbon Armor can help keep a bowing wall in place and help stabilize it so that it will not move any further.

  • Lifting Concrete Stairs for Walford, IA Property
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    Lifting Concrete Stairs for Walford, IA Property
    After

    Richard was concerned about his concrete steps to the front porch, for the stairs had sunken, causing the step from the stairs to the porch to become very large. MidAmerica Basement Systems offered their injection technology to lift and level the sunken stairs. PolyLevel was injected into the steps, filling the void and lifting the concrete. PolyLevel uses a lightweight material that doesn’t exert extra pressure to the failing soil, and provides a permanent solution to leveling concrete. After PolyLevel was injected, the 3inch drop was no longer an issue.

  • PolyLevel in Walford, IL
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    PolyLevel in Walford, IL
    After

    Homeowners Richard and Kay contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems about the front sidewalk to their home. The sidewalk was cracked and sinking in many places. They were interested in the PolyFoam service that we offer. The PolyFoam is a foam that is injected under the slab of concrete that expands and lifts the slab back to its former place.

  • Cleaning Up Damp, Damaged Basement Walls in West Union, IA
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    Cleaning Up Damp, Damaged Basement Walls in West Union, IA
    After

    CleanSpace is a fast, economical way to cover up water damaged, unpleasant basement walls. It is a permanent installation that is installed with drilled-in fasteners. It stops water vapor from spreading throughout the walls and will also drain any wall leaks. It has a washable surface so if any marks or stains happen to appear on the wall they can be washed off. It also can conform to bumpy wall surfaces. 

    A homeowner in West Union, IA had water damage on the bottom of the basement walls. CleanSpace was the perfect fix to restore them and make them look new and clean once again. If you too are experiencing the same issue, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to send a Design Specialist out to you to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!

  • Vapor Barrier Installed on Basement Walls in Evansdale, IA
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    Vapor Barrier Installed on Basement Walls in Evansdale, IA
    After

    Concrete is a very porous material that allows moisture to pass through and left untreated, can cause mold to grow. Contacting MidAmerica Basement Systems can properly address the issue with installing an effective system to create a vapor barrier between the wall and basement. CleanSpace is a thick liner that is placed along the walls, stopping moisture from entering the basement, and directing it to a WaterGuard system. WaterGuard will than direct the moisture and water to a sump pump where it will be properly discharged from the home, leaving the basement dry.

  • PolyLevel in Waterloo
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    PolyLevel in Waterloo
    After

    Rose reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems after the driveway to the Senior Living home where she worked was having driveway and sidewalk issues. The driveway and sidewalks to the building were sinking and cracking and were becoming very dangerous to the residence and to the visitors. PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under your concrete slabs, it fills the void.

  • NexusPro Joint Sealant Helps with Waterproofing the Basement in Waterloo, IA
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    NexusPro Joint Sealant Helps with Waterproofing the Basement in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Homeowners Mike and Sharon were having some issues with water seeping in their basement during large rainfalls. Water would only come in at a small section on the south side of the home. When they contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their issue addressed, it was noted that water was seeping in through the large gap between the driveway and concrete patio. It was suggested that the injection of NexusPro Joint Sealant be placed along the large crack. This would protect from water seeping in and under the concrete, preventing the pooling water that would seep into the basement foundation. Sealing the gap not only preventing water from pooling underneath and against the foundation, but also prevents ground washouts from under the slabs. When washouts become present, the concrete will then cause the area to sink. NexusPro is not the only way to prevent the water seeping in the basement, and it was also offered that a waterproofing system be installed. 

  • Concrete Leveling Helps Prevent Water Intrusion in Waterloo, IA Home
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    Concrete Leveling Helps Prevent Water Intrusion in Waterloo, IA Home
    After

    Mike and Sharon began to notice water seeping into a small portion of their basement wall and quickly reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. Design specialist, Wes, inspected their situation and pointed out the main issue. The driveway had sunken, and pulled away from the home’s foundation, allowing water to seep in between and into the basement. He offered PolyLevel to help lift and level the concrete back against the foundation to prevent future water seepage. After the concrete was leveled, NexusPro Joint Sealant was applied to the crack, helping direct water away from the foundation, and a new waterproof system was installed to prevent any future leaks. Mike and Sharon not only have a waterproofed basement but a newly leveled driveway.

  • SilverGlo Wall in
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    SilverGlo Wall in
    After

    SilverGlo foam insulation with graphite infused throughout the foam is great for refinishing your basement. The graphite drives the insulation value of the foam up by lowering the thermal conductivity. SilverGlo and Basement to Beautiful panels are great of you want to refinish your basement.

  • Radon in Waterloo
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    Radon in Waterloo
    After

    Homeowner Jacob contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems after having concerns about the radon levels in his home. Design Specialist Wes Glasglow educated Jacob on why having a radon mitigation system in his home was not only very important but a good idea to keep his family safe.

  • Carbon Armors in Waterloo, IA
    Before
    Carbon Armors in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Homeowner Julie contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems after noticed a window well outside of her home that was starting to bulge. Design Specialist Wes Glasglow did a full inspection of the outside of her home to makes sure Julia had a full understanding of why this was happening to her home. Carbon Armors were installed in her home to make sure that the block wall would no move any further. The carbon armors will hold the wall in its place. 

  • Finished Basement Saved With EverLast Wall System In Waterloo, IA
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    Finished Basement Saved With EverLast Wall System In Waterloo, IA
    After

    Homeowner, Doug wanted to keep his basement finished and not have to rip up all of his hard work he has put into it. He wanted to find a company that would be able to waterproof his basement without ripping out all of basement walls and flooring. He turned to, MidAmerica Basement Systems and we were happy to help him out! 

    Design Specialist, Wes was able to recommend the best waterproofing system that would meet his needs. EverLast Basement Wall System would help keep Doug's walls in great condition. It even pairs great with the WaterGuard System. The WaterGuard System can be installed behind the EverLast Basement Wall System to keep water out of his basement he worked so hard on! Installer, Bill was able to come out to install the system in Doug's home.

     

  • Sloping Concrete Stairs Get a New Lift in Waterloo, IA
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    Sloping Concrete Stairs Get a New Lift in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Nada was having issues with the stairs leading into her home, they had sunken and sloped, making it unlevel to enter. She had heard of the new injection technology from MidAmerica Basement System called PolyLevel. PolyLevel is similar to mud jacking, but offers many more advantages. The lightweight polyurethane material effortlessly lifts and levels concrete, using small injection holes. The quick dry time allow for a precise lift, leveling the stairs in minutes. Nada now has a level and stable stoop into her home.

  • Protecting Concrete Stairs in Waterloo, IA
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    Protecting Concrete Stairs in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Large cracks and gaps between concrete slabs allows for water to seep in between, causing the ground underneath to wash-out. Wash-outs than can lead to sinking and even more cracked concrete, leaving tripping hazards. Using a NexusPro Joint Sealant, cracks and gaps are permanently sealed, preventing water from seeping down the cracks. NexusPro Joint Sealant helps protect concrete, providing a longer lifespan for concrete and a safer area for walking.

  • Turning Basement to Beautiful in Waterloo, IA
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    Turning Basement to Beautiful in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Roger and Bonnie recently had their basement waterproofed due to the excess amounts of water that would collect when it rained. After the basement was waterproofed, the made the decision to finish the area for an extra room for entertaining their guests and reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems once again. New EverLast Windows were installed to help bring in more natural light and to replace the old, cracked, dingy windows. EverLast Wall Panels were installed to provide a beautiful finished looked with insulation. The EverLast Wall Panels are made of inorganic, vinyl cover, to prevent damage from moisture and water. Roger and Bonnie now have a place they can entertain their guests.

  • Radon Keeps Air Quality Safe for Home in Waterloo, IA
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    Radon Keeps Air Quality Safe for Home in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Roger and Bonnie had heard that their neighbors installed Radon Mitigation system due to high levels. After conducting a test in their home, they grew much concern themselves. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a system installed and increase their air quality in their home. Wes arrived to evaluate Roger and Bonnie’s home to have the proper and most effective system installed. Bill and his crew effectively and efficiently installed a new Radon Mitigation system in the home, significantly dropping the Radon levels, leaving the home a safer place to breathe.

  • Old, Moldy and Leaky Basement Installs Waterproofing System in Waterloo, IA
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    Old, Moldy and Leaky Basement Installs Waterproofing System in Waterloo, IA
    After

    Roger and Bonnie have always had issues with a leaking basement, but let it be. They began to noticing mold growing and decided it was time to fix the issues. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their basement waterproofed. Wes inspected all areas of the basement, making sure each area was properly addressed. After inspection, he suggested spraying MoldX over the affected area and then install WaterGuard and a TripleSafe. Installing the WaterGuard would prevent the pooling and puddling of water, which in return would help minimize the growth of mold. Once water collected in the WaterGuard, it was properly discharged out of the basement.

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4525 Buckeye Street
Davenport, IA 52802
1-563-607-8365


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305 2nd Ave SE #200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
1-319-449-3555


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3100 N Dries Ln #201
Peoria, Il 61604
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