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These homeowners wanted to insulate and further waterproof their basement so they contacted the MidAmerica Basement Systems. The team insulated the basement by installing Basement to Beautiful panels. Now the basement is dry and toasty!
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Water in the basement or crawl space leads to mold, rot, musty odors and structural issues. It also leads to a reoccurring headache for you. Luckily, our trained experts are available to permanently fix the problem.
We will properly install a hidden drainage system in your Bureau basement and completely encapsulate your crawl space with CleanSpace vapor barrier. We are here to solve the problem for you.
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Waterproofing your basement prevents outside water from coming in but what if a pipe bursts or the water heater leaks inside the home. A newly finished basement done by your average contractor will mold and rot if there is an internal leak. You'll have to tear out your new basement! We fix this issue.
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Foundation problems such as bowing foundation walls destroy your Bureau home’s value and can be dangerous. Our in-house team of structural and geo-technical engineers are here to help. We design and install the right solution and usually have the project finished in less than a week. You will have peace of mind as we provide a 25-year written warranty against defects on our foundation products.
The sunken and cracked concrete around your Bureau home is both an eyesore and a safety hazard. It is also likely to get worse, but we can fix it for you.
Our experts use PolyLevel, a superior polyurethane foam. Small holes are drilled in the concrete, the foam is injected and the expanding foam lifts the concrete. The majority of contractors you will call use mudjacking instead of foam. Mudjacking is heavier, require larger holes in the concrete and does not last as long as PolyLevel. Call us today to learn more.
If you think you might have radon gas seeping into your home, it's time to take action. We help homeowners in Bureau, IL with radon testing, and can even provide a FREE quote for the cost of a radon mitigation system for your home.
This crawl space in Princeton belongs to Harlan. Harlan wanted his space restored, waterproofed, and protected. He called MidAmerica Basement Systems to remedy the problem once and for all.
A MidAmerica team member and trained professional, was sent to inspect/test the home, advised Harlan of what should be done and quoted Harlan the same day. Once the game plan was set, the MidAmerica team began encapsulating the space. The experts were able to protect the crawl space from increasing Radon levels by installing radon mitigation system. The system collects soil gasses and a radon depressurization vent forces radon out from the home.
The floor of the crawlspace was fitted with a polyethylene drainage matting that creates an airspace for water to flow to under the CleanSpace liner. The CleanSpace liner creates a vapor barrier. The liner is durable, effective, and transforms any crawl space into a brighter, cleaner, and safer space.
Harlan can breathe happy and healthy knowing that his home is protected. MidAmerica is honored to help provide safer homes for their customers!
Homeowners Luis and Talia called the MidAmerica Basement System for the StakWel Egress window system.
Egress window systems allow natural light into the basement which can really elevate the space. Not only are egress windows aesthetically pleasing but they should also provide an extra exit out of the basement in the event of a fire or emergency. MidAmerica Basement Systems install egress windows that satisfy Section 310.4 of UBC and the IRC 2000 Building Code for basement egress. Egress windows should also be energy efficient and rot and mildew resistant.
Window Well systems like the StakWel not only compliment the egress window by enhancing natural light into the basement, it also helps to waterproof the window. MidAmerica basement Systems install window systems that come with sump liners and exits to keep water from entering through the window. The StakWel is a durable solution that has steps cast into the system to allow for an easier and faster exit out of the basement. The StakWel A durable clear covering that can be place on to top of the StakWel to prevent debris from falling into the window well system and yet is light enough to open from the inside in case of emergency.
Luis and Talia now have a space that is safer and brighter!
In Wataga, these homeowners wanted to brighten their basement to make it more inviting. The team at MidAmerica Basement Systems was contacted. The team installed new egress windows with sun houses and installed the StakWEL window system. Now the homeowners have a brighter, more welcoming space that is also safer because of the StakWEL system!
Princeton homeowners are loyal MidAmerica Basement Systems customers. So when they were ready to take the first steps to finishing their basement, they called the professionals again. The team installed Basement to Beautiful panels which insulates and further waterproofs the walls. Now the basement is warmer, dryer and energy efficient!
Princeton resident, Matt, was beginning to give up on his wet basement when he decided to let the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems resolve the issue. The team waterproofed the basement by installing WaterGuard subfloor drainage system and SuperSump pump system. Now Matt can finally put his wet problem worries behind him!
James and Dorine M. were fed up with their basement water issues. They found MidAmerica Basement Systems in the Yellow Pages and decided to call them for a free estimate.
After a quick phone call, an appointment was set up with Mac McDaniel to come and evaluate the basement. Mac decided the best solution for the water problem was to have a TripleSafe and a full perimeter WaterGuard system installed. The WaterGuard is installed in the home to channel the water to the TripleSafe. The Triple Safe pumping system is the best pumping system to get all of the water out of the home. It includes three pumps that are sure to take the water up, out, and away from the home.
James and Dorine M. are very pleased with the work done by MidAmerica Basement Systems. They now have a worry free basement for years to come.
Kevin & Gretchen B. decided to face the task of insulating their unfinished basement. After seeing MidAmerica Basement Systems on a TV ad, they gave them a call.
In a flash, Mac McDaniel, design specialist, was ready to evaluate the problems. They decided TripleSafe and Thermal Dry Wall would be the best routes to quelling the concerns of Kevin and Gretchen B. Foreman Justin Reger was out in no time to handle the installation, leaving the home dry and the homeowners very comfortable.
La Moille, IL homeowners, Mark and Lenora, called MidAmerica Basement Systems when they started noticing water coming in through the bottom of their basement walls. They met with design specialist Dan Garner, who conducted an investigation of the inside and outside of the home. Following Dan's investigation, he created a custom designed solution to fit their needs and wants.
Foreman Justin Reger led his team through the install of patented sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard. The team also installed a more powerful sump pump for the homeowners, the TripleSafe Sump Pump with a buried discharge line and IceGaurd attachment pieces. The basement is now dry, and Mark and Lenora are very happy!
Homeowner Louis was noticing settlement, both inside and outside his home. The foundation on the outside of his home was producing stair-step cracking and the paneling inside his home was starting to pull apart from itself. He was even having issues with his cabinets in his kitchen not staying closed. Louis knew that his situation was only going to become worse, so he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems.
During inspection of the home, Systems Specialist Dan, explained that over the years, the ground under and around his home had settled. Dan proposed installing a Push Pier system due to the many advantages of them. It can help lift the home back to its original position, provides a stable ground for your home, closes cracks, and will make doors and windows operate properly. Louis now has a home that is safe and stable to continue living in.
Kim is a loyal customer at MidAmerica Basement Systems who has had a waterproof system installed in her basement. Every year she has her annual service appointment on her waterproofing system to make sure everything is properly working. During her appointment, it was suggested that she have her backup battery pump replaced. Over the years it had ran its course for keeping her basement dry during power outages. Kim couldn’t agree more. Her basement was always dry, and wanted to keep it that way.
Tom was having issues with excess moisture in his home. He had purchased a dehumidifier from the store, but couldn’t understand why his was still having an issue. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems thinking he had a leaking basement, to his surprise, it was his untreated crawlspace that was causing all the moisture to enter his home. Crewmen installed a CleanSpace line to encapsulate his entire crawlspace. CleanSpace acts as a moisture barrier by sealing off the dirt ground from the rest of the home. To eliminate the rest of the moisture in his home, a SaniDry XP industrial dehumidifier was installed.
Steve and Elysia’s basement had flooded due to a pipe breaking, ruining all the hardwood flooring. The floors were warping and rotting, making the floor unusable. They didn’t want to risk spending the money on flooring that could potentially become ruined by another leak, let alone the pours concrete floor. They were soon relieved when they had heard about the ThermalDry Flooring offered by MidAmerica Basement Systems. ThermalDry Flooring are a special tile system on a peg system. The peg system offers a thermal break from the cold, damp concrete, allows for airflow under the tiles and concrete, and are waterproof. With ThermalDry Flooring, Steve and Elysia will never have to worry about their flooring warping or rotting from another potential pipe leak, or the cold, damp concrete.
Greg and Beth have two crawlspace areas in their basement that leak every time it rains. During heavy rains, water leaks into the basement, causing large messes. They heard about crawlspace encapsulations from MidAmerica Basement Systems and made the call. Crewmen installed CleanSpace to both crawlspaces, creating a vapor barrier between the dirt ground and rest of home. Two SuperSumps were installed in the basement, to discharge any water that enters the crawlspaces and basement itself. A SaniDry XP was also installed to reduce humidity in the air, allowing for dry crawlspaces and basement at Greg and Beth’s home.
Keith was concerned about his old sump pump because every time there was heavy rain, he sump pump never seemed to properly keep up with the water. When he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems Keith explained that he uses his basement as storage, and would like more reassurance to a dry basement. A TripleSafe Sump was installed to replace his old sump pump, offering a larger pump pit and pumps to properly keep up with the heavy rains. Keith now has a reliable sump pump that keeps up with the rain and provides a safe storage environment for his belongings.
Staci and Andrew were looking to have their basement finished when they found out their foundation wall was beginning to bow. This became a large concern too them. If they had to put in a foundation support system, they wouldn’t be able to finish the basement walls without the noticeable support system. Or so they thought. When design specialist Mike Banks inspected their situation, he suggested the CarbonArmor System. CarbonArmor are fabric carbon fiber strips that are applied with an epoxy, creating the strongest bond to stop the walls from bowing more, while creating a low-profile design. The low-profile design allows for Staci and Andrew to finish their basement without even noticing the CarbonArmor system. They were so happy with the results of the CarbonArmor, they installed Basement to Beautiful Panels right over top of the CarbonArmor, creating a seamless transition between foundation support system to new basement walls.
Mike was very upset to find water leaking in his basement and damaging the walls and floors. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have his issue address resolved before more damage appeared. During his inspection, it was noted that behind the drywall, foundation cracks were allowing water to seep in. FlexiSpan was applied to all foundation cracks to prevent water from seeping in. A WaterGuard drainage system was also installed to collect any water that seeped in the foundation walls and floors, and directed it to the new TripleSafe sump system. A SaniDry XP dehumidifier was placed in the basement to eliminate moisture, and EverLast Wall paneling was installed to replace the damaged walls.
Allen and Tammie have an older home that was built in the 1800’s with a leaking crawlspace issue. The reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their crawlspace encapsulated. Design specialist, Joe, had offered the solution of CleanSpace system. The CleanSpace Liner was placed along the exposed ground and partially up the walls to permanently seal off the ground from the rest of the home. SilverGlo was also installed along the walls to help insulate the area, making it more energy efficient. Allen and Tammie no longer worry of moisture in their crawlspace or rest of their home.
John was having issues with water seeping into his basement during heavy rains. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have the issue resolved. Bill and his crew began working right away to keep the basement dry. CleanSpace was placed along the leaking walls to help guide the water to the WaterGuard, and help prevent excess moisture from entering the area. WaterGuard was installed along the perimeter of the basement to prevent water from surfacing, and redirect it to a SuperSump. Once the water entered the SuperSump, it was properly discharged from the basement, leaving the area dry at last. No matter the rainfall, John never worries of a wet basement again.
Jim was having issues with water seeping to the surface of his floor when he had a sump pump already installed. When he reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have the sump replaced, he was surprised. What he thought was a useless sump was incorrect, the pump worked just fine. It was suggested that he have WaterGuard installed to help prevent water from surfacing, and actually collect and redirect the water to his existing pump. With WaterGuard installed around the perimeter of the basement, water no longer surfaces from the floor, and it also prevents water that may seep in from the walls. Jim is now a happy homeowner knowing water will not appear on the floor anymore.
Joyce was having concerns of leaking floors in her basement and turned to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. Bryan had offered her the solution of a SuperSump with a UltraSump battery back-up and WaterGuard. The SuperSump would be able to handle to water that entered the basement, allowing for the proper pumping compacity. The UltraSump was installed to insure the system would work during power outages. WaterGuard was placed along the basement’s perimeter to keep water from surfacing and that the water was properly redirected to the sump system.
Sherry and Troy were having issues with their home’s foundation showing large cracks. What they thought was just the home being old, was not the case. During inspection with MidAmerica Basement Systems, it was addressed that a portion of their home had shifted, causing the home to buckle under pressure and crack. A Helical Pier system was offered to lift and stabilize the portion of the home that was failing. Helical Piers are driven deep down to a solid and stable layer of soil, to exert to proper force needed to permanently stabilized the home and to potentially help lift the home back to the desired state. Sherry and Troy now have a stable foundation that is safe to live in.
Josh was having issues with opening doors and windows in his home. He began coping with it, not thinking it was a serious issue, until his cabinets would no longer stay shut. He reached out to the foundation specialists at MidAmerica Basement Systems to have his home evaluated. He was offered a Push Pier system to lift the settled portion of his home. The system is drilled deep into the ground to a solid and stable layer to prevent future shifting and permanently stabilize the home. The Push Pier system also helps lift and level the home, with intensions to bring the home back to its original state. Josh no longer has sticking doors or windows, and his cabinets stay closed once again.
Richard had a sump pump system installed due to leaking floor cracks in his basement. He asked if the sump pump would keep the floor from getting yet, and he was told yes, until the next rainfall. Water began seeping in through the cracks once again, and his basement was still wet. When he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems, he was skeptical. Richard was given the proposal of LateralDrains to address the leaking cracks. LateralDrains lay flat with the floor, helping direct water to the sump pump, preventing the water from surfacing. Richard now has a system that works effectively and no longer deals with wet basement floors.
Michael recently had an addition added to his home, but quickly became upset. A few months after the addition was completely, he was noticing water seeping in through the foundation. He quickly reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have the area waterproofed. WaterGuard and a SuperSump were installed to waterproof his basement, keeping the area from becoming wet. SilverGlo was also installed in the basement to provide more insulation to the basement. Now Michael has a properly waterproofed basement for years to come.
Donna and Carl had recently had their basement waterproofed by MidAmerica Basement Systems and were looking to fix their old, leaking basement windows as well. After their windows were replaced with new EverLast Windows, SunHouse Window Enclosures were added. The SunHouse not only prevents weeds and debris from collecting and growing in the wells, but offers a more reflective base to bring in more natural light for the basement. The new enclosed window wells have aided in keeping the basement dry and has definitely brightened the basement.
Richard and Sharleen had left their leaking basement issues unattended for many years. A rather strong pungent smell began to creep in their home, but didn’t know what or where it was coming from. One day, Richard was in the basement and noticed not only water puddling all over the floor, but mold growing everyone, pinpointed the smell throughout the rest of the home. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their issue addressed. To address the excessive amounts of mold, MoldX was suggested. CleanSpace Wall was offered to be placed over the leaking walls to help reduces moisture levels, and WaterGuard was proposed to be installed around the perimeter of the basement to collect and redirect the water. A TripleSafe discharges all and any water that enters the basement, while a SaniDry Sedona controls moisture and humidity levels to help prevent future mold growth.
For years Frank has kept a dry basement thanks to the waterproofing system by MidAmerica Basement Systems. Each year he has his system inspected to make sure everything is in proper working order. Keeping up with an active system ensures that the system will work even on the heaviest, rainiest days, preventing it from failing and backing up into his basement. Having an annual service every year also allows for repairs to be made, such as a pump replacement, or adding a SaniDry Sedona to keep humidity levels under control. Frank continues to be thankful to the relief his waterproofing system has left him.
Eric and Amy were concerned basement walls bowing, not sure how it would be fixed. They heard of MidAmerica Basement Systems bowing wall solutions, and reached out for help. During inspection, a PowerBrace system was offered. The galvanized steel beams not only resist rust and oxidization, but permanently stabilized and stop the walls from worsening over time. Instead, over time can help increase the walls due to the patented tightening system the PowerBrace offers. Properly distributing the weight of the home throughout the beams allows for the system to be tightened, exerting the proper force against the foundation, making it the perfect, and permanent solution for Eric and Amy’s home.
Philip was tired of having to shot-vac his basement every time it rained, and finally reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. The experts of MidAmerica Basement Systems offered him a full perimeter waterproofing system to protect his basement from flooding, and stopping him from ever having to shot-vac his basement again. WaterGuard was installed along perimeter of the wall and floor joints to collect the seeping water, and redirect the water to the SuperSump where it would be discharged. Now every time it rains, Philip has a small victory dance, knowing he won’t have to vacuum up any more water.
Steve and Mikki have always had a sump pump in their basement, but started noticing water leaking in portions throughout the area. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to see what kind of drainage system would work best for their situation. WaterGuard was offered as the proper way to address the leaking areas. WaterGuard is installed just above the footing to ensure mud and debris does not clog the track. WaterGuard also has a wall flange that is 3/8 inches wide that allows for seeping wall water to be collected, without collecting debris or other particles that could clog the system. Once water is collected in the WaterGuard, it is then redirected to the current sump pump to be properly discharged from their basement.
A small foundation crack had appeared in Jose’s basement, making a quick call to MidAmerica Basement Systems before it could get any worse. To prevent the wall from bowing inward anymore, a CarbonArmor system was installed. The carbon strip offers a 10 times stronger hold than typical steel, ensuring that the wall will not worsen over time. Assisting the CarbonArmor is a ArmorLock system. The ArmorLock anchors the CarbonArmor to the wall and prevents the rest of the home from tipping inward. The sleek design of the strip doesn’t take up any room, allowing for the crewmen to install it just about anywhere without disrupting any piping or other obstacles that other bowing wall systems might encounter.
Alan and Sandra were having issues with a leaking basement but didn’t know why. When the experts of MidAmerica Basement Systems inspected their home, they concluded this issue being from the untreated crawlspace. Water was seeping into the crawlspace and running into the basement. The crawlspace was treated with CleanSpace encapsulation to permanently seal off the moisture and water from the area, and a SmartDrain was installed to discharge any water that entered the crawlspace. A WaterGuard drainage system and a TripleSafe were installed in the basement to prevent any overflow from the crawlspace and to prevent any future leaks from the rest of the foundation.
Penny was noticing some sagging in her kitchen floor and started growing great concern. She contacted the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to see if her problem could be resolved. During inspection, she was offered a SmartJack system to lift and stabilize her sagging floors, providing a permanent solution. The galvanized steel columns not only stabilize the sagging floors, but can help left them back to a more level position, preventing them from worsening over time. Holes are dug into the foundation to reach stable levels of bedrock, and then filled with crushed stone to provide the necessary strength needed to stabilize the sagging floors. Once in place, the SmartJack is tightened to the girder, potentially lifting the floors back to level.
Tammie has been living in her home for 2 years now but had been having problems with water seeping into her basement ever since. She plans on living at that home for the rest of her life and has been wanting to finish her basement. But, every time there is a big rain storm, water comes in from the corners, leaving puddles. She reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. Dan Garner had the pleasure of helping the homeowner assess the problem and help provide a solution. Our team member recommended Tammie use our TripleSafe Sump Pump System in conjunction with our WaterGuard to prevent water from getting into the basement and to help keep the basement dry, he suggested our new SaniDry Sedona. SaniDry Sedona is our High-Performance dehumidifier and filtration system that eliminates damp, musty odors in your basement by drying and filtering the air. This was the perfect solution for Tammie. She can now have piece of mind whenever she decides to finish her basement because she will be assured that her basement will stay dry.
In 2014 Jeffery trusted the team at MidAmerica Basement Systems to help assist him in waterproofing his home. So, when he was having radon concerns at his Atkins, Iowa home he knew just who to call. A design specialist recently visited Jeffery's home to let him know how he could have a radon mitigation system installed into his home. Did you know that radon gas is the number one leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today? After finding the best option for Jeffery and his home he had a premium radon mitigation system installed. His family can rest easy knowing that they are fully protected for years to come.
David has lived in his home for over 25 years and has recently noticed his foundation walls starting to shift. Having power braces installed early on in a situation like this is always best. If you catch this situation at the start you can be assured that the problem will not get worse over time and will be less expensive. The patented PowerBrace system effectively stabilizes your basement walls in turn protecting your home. Heavy duty zinc plated steel beams are custom fit to your home and then fit to the wall that needs to be secured. Along with PowerBraces, David also had CarbonArmors installed in his basement. Much like PowerBrace, CarbonArmor helps stabilize your foundation walls. CarbonArmor help restore your walls to their former integrity.
Homeowner Anthony noticed some cracking in the foundation of his home when he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems. After learning about all of his options he decided that Carbon Armor were the best option for him and his home. Carbon Armors are used on foundations to make sure the cracking stops and to child the wall from bowing.
Lorrain and her daughter Amy called MidAmerica Basement when they had a serious water problem. They were having issues with the large amounts of water in their home due to a pipe breaking during a city project. They needed a new sump pump and a full waterproofing system to help the issued that they were having.
Homeowner Jim has lived in his 1880's home for the last 40 years. He contacted MidAmerica basement systems when he wanted to learn more about the PolyLevel service that we offer. The PolyLevel is a foam that injected under the slab. The foam then expands and hardens lifting the slab. The Nexus Pro is added to the cracks to help keep the slab sealed.
Homeowners Davis and Pamela have lived in their 1970's home for the last 25 years. Over the last few years, they have noticed that the front porch of their home was starting to crack and pull away. They knew that this was potentially dangerous and harmful to their home. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems after they thought it was necessary to speak to a professional before the home was permanently damaged with no fix. After speaking to a design specialist they knew that it was in the best interest of their home that the PolyLevel foam. The foam is injected under the slabs of concrete to lift and level the slab. The foam fills a void under the slab that was causing the sinking and cracking.
Bruce has lived in his home for many years. Over time he has been worried about the levels of radon in his home. After completing a home radon test he decided it was time to have a professional take a look at his home to go forth with a radon mitigation system. Radon is a naturally occurring and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Having a radon mitigation system installed in your home can protect your family along with your pets.
Homeowner Bill was recently contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems when it was time for the annual maintenance of his system. Upon arrival service tech KyleMcCarty noticed that the sump pump was full of rocks. The system was still functioning however with the removal of the rocks the system will run much smoother and will be less likely to have a block in the system causing failure.
Homeowner Raymond and Michael have owned the home for the last four years and use it as a rental property. They wanted to have the home waterproofed before they allowed people to live in the home. The waterproofing system would keep the home protected from water damage along with protecting the home from potential mold growth.
Recently a homeowner called MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about having his sump pump replaced. His old pump was no longer working and they feared that if they did not have it replaced that their home could potentially flood. After a full inspection of the inside and the outside of his home design specialist discovered that the pump was not in the right place in the home which old have been the reason it was no longer working. They installed a new TripleSafe sump pump. The new three pump system will make sure to keep the home dry.
Cynthia has lived in her home for many years, however, of the last few months, she has been worried about the air quality of her home. She decided to conduct a radon test, after receiving results that were not idea she decided to seek professional advice with MidAmerica Basement Systems. They had a radon mitigation system installed in their home to help with the air quality of their home.
Homeowner James has lived in his home for the last 15 years. The home was built in the early 1970s and had bee experiencing water issues in the last few years. They decided to contact MidAmerica Basement System to learn more about basement waterproofing. A design specialist came and completed a full inspection of the inside and outside of the home. After educating them on why they were experiencing water and proposing them a solution to their problem they knew that it was what was best for their home. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed to make sure their home would no longer have water problems.