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WaterGuard French Drain Installation
Mold Solutions
Flooded, Wet Basement Repair
Replacement & Egress Basement Windows
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Foundation Repair
Foundation Cracks & Settlement Repair
Foundation Wall Straightening & Stabilization
Street Creep Repair
Foundation Wall Anchors
Helical Piers
Push Piers
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PolyLevel Concrete Lifting & Leveling
Commercial Foundation Services
Pool Deck Repair
Concrete Driveway Leveling
Concrete Sidewalk Leveling

Crawl Space Repair
Vapor Barrier Installation
SaniDry Dehumidifier
SmartJack Crawl Space Posts
Energy Efficient Dehumidifier
Radiant Barrier & Crawlspace Insulation
Sagging Floor Joist Repairs
Sump Pump Repair
Sump Pump Replacement
Crawl Space Sump Pump Installation

Radon Services
Radon Mitigation
Radon System
Radon Testing
Radon Inspections
Radon Removal
Electronic Air Cleaner Installation

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#9 Dealer in Total Basement Finishing
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#4 Dealer in the World for CabonArmor 2016
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Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair in Carroll County, Illinois

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 Carroll County basement and completely encapsulate your crawl space with CleanSpace vapor barrier. We are here to solve the problem for you.

Why Choose Us?
  • Lifetime Warranty on all Perimeter Waterproofing Systems
  • 25-year Warranty on Crawl Space Encapsulation Systems
  • Sump Pump Installation, Repair & Replacement
  • Basement, Crawl Space & Spray Foam Insulation
  • Basement Egress Windows
  • Crawl Space & Basement Dehumidifiers
  • Hundreds of Satisfied Customers
 

Structural & Foundation Repair in Carroll County

Foundation problems destroy your Carroll County 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.

We Fix
  • Bowing Walls
  • Sagging Floors
  • Stair-Step Cracks
  • Tilting Chimneys  
  • Foundation Cracks
  • Garage Slabs   
We Use
  • Wall Anchors
  • Slab Piers
  • I-Beam Wall Braces
  • Helical Deck Piers
  • Sticking Windows
  • Underpinning

PolyLevel™ Concrete Leveling & Lifting

The sunken and cracked concrete around your Carroll County 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.

We Fix
  • Cracked Driveways
  • Uneven Patios
  • Sinking Sidewalks      

  • Uneven Concrete
  • Sunken Pool Decks
  • Highway & Commercial Issues

Radon Testing & Radon Mitigation Systems in Carroll County

If you think you might have radon gas seeping into your home, it's time to take action. We help homeowners in Carroll County, IL with radon testing, and can even provide a FREE quote for the cost of a radon mitigation system for your home.

 

Job Stories From Carroll County, IL
Waterproofing Crawlspace and Basement for Home in Chadwick, IL

Michael was having issues with his basement becoming wet, so he had a sump pump installed. He didn’t understand why he was still having issues with a wet basement and reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have another opinion. It was made point that the excessive water issues were coming from the untreated crawlspace. Water was pooling in the crawlspace and overflowing into the basement. It was offered that he have a TripleSafe installed to replace the old one to accommodate the large amounts of water that were coming in. WaterGuard was installed along the perimeter of the basement to help collect and redirect water the TripleSafe, and an encapsulation system was installed in the crawlspace. CleanSpace was installed to seal off the ground from the crawlspace and basement, and a SmartDrain was installed to help redirect the crawlspace water to the TripleSafe. With the proper waterproofing system for both the crawlspace and basement, Michael no longer has issues with a wet basement.

Total Crawlspace Encapsulation for Home in Lanark, IL

Leaking, wet crawlspace has caused many issues from homeowners Anne and Gerald. Not only was their crawlspace wet, but mold and mildew had started to grow, and it also left the basement damp. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have crawlspace inspected, in hopes that a resolution would be put into play. Total crawlspace encapsulation with CleanSpace was offered. CleanSpace is a thick, pool-like liner, that completely and permanently seals off the exposed ground from the rest of the crawlspace. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier that prevents mold growth, and is puncture- and tear-resistant. A SmartSump was also installed in the crawlspace to discharge the water from out of the area, leaving it dry so future mold and mildew cannot grow. A SaniDry Sedona was also installed in the basement to help control the humidity levels.

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Waterproofing and Sealing Crawlspace in Mount Carroll, IL

Charles was having issues with water in his crawlspace so he reached out to the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. When his crawlspace was inspected, he was offered a total crawlspace encapsulation to prevent future water in the area. CleanSpace Drainage Matting was placed along the exposed dirt floor to help collect seeping water and direct it properly to the sump pump located in the basement. SilverGlo insulation was placed along the foundation walls to make the crawlspace more energy efficient. CleanSpace Liner was then installed along the walls and over top the matting to permanently see off the ground from the rest of the crawlspace.

Bowing Foundation Wall is Stabilized and Straightened in Savanna, IL

Bowing walls typically come from hydrostatic pressure, frost, and expansive clay soil. As for homeowner Tina, she lives next to a river, which causes an extensive hydrostatic pressure against her home’s foundation. The extra pressure against the foundation walls causing the wall to bow inward, making the home structurally unsafe. With the help from MidAmerica Basement Systems, Tina’s foundation was properly addressed, leaving her home safe to live in. An I-Beam system called PowerBrace was installed along the bowing walls to applied proper pressure against the walls. The PowerBrace is a permanent solution to bowing walls, stopping inward movement and offering the option to straighten the walls back to normal.

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Radon Mitigation in Savanna, IL

Homeowner had very high radon levels in his home but didn't know how to get rid of the issue. He searched around the area, asking friends and neighbors, when he was recommended MidAmerica Basement Systems. During his inspection, he was offered a radon mitigation system with a Breathe EZ Air filter. The system depressurizes the gas from underneath the home, pulling the unsafe radon gas out and releasing it back into the open outdoors. This homeowner now has safer air to breathe.

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High Levels of radon in Lanark, IL

Dave was talking to his neighbors and found out they tested positive for Radon. He knew if they have it then he has it as well. So, he tested his home for radon with a DIY carbon test kit and the test came back positive at 29 pCi/L. Concerned about his health and wellbeing he called into MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. Our design Specialist, Cole Tatge went into the home to help assess the problem and find a solution that will work for Dave. Cole Recommend our depressurization system that pulls the radon from under the foundation slab and out the house into the open air.

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New Sump Pump in Washington, IL

After realizing that his sump pump was constantly running, Russ deiced to seek advice and suggestions from MidAmerica Basement Systems. When he found out that his sump pump was failing to do its job, Russ knew it was time to upgrade his system to help ensure the future of his home. The basement has had a full perimeter water proofing system installed along with a new sump pump guaranteed to keep his basement dry for years to come.

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WaterGuard and Sump Pump Service in Moline, IL

Homeowners Zach and Shannon were contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems for there annual maintenance. They have a WaterGuard system and a sump pump in their home. Their system was prone to iron ocher and needs to be kept regular service. The iron ocher can build up in the system and clog it which can lead to malfunction or failure. They system needs regular cleaning and to make sure all of the parts of the pump are working accurately.

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Waterproofing in Lanark, IL

Homeowners Brian and Cathy have lived in their 1999 home for the last four and a half years. After having 15 inches of snow in the winter and heavy rain in the spring they had a lot of water in their basement. The water was coming from the floor and also the walls They one day wanted to one day be able to finish their basement to create a livable space. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in their home and a TripleSafe sump pump. The WaterGuard system is used to channel the water out The TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that comes with a battery back up and a water watch alarm to alert you in the case that the pump gets to much water in it. 

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Radon Mitigation in Lanark, IL

Homeowners David and Wendy recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the radon. They were concerned about the levels of radon in their home. Radon is a naturally occurring and is the second leading cause of Lung Cancer in the United States. By having a radon mitigation system installed in your home you can make sure that you and your family are safe for years to come. 

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Radon Mitigation in Lanark, IL

Homeowners Wendy and David have lived in their home for the last five years and have no plans to leave their home. It was very important to them to have a radon mitigation system installed in their home.  Radon is naturally occurring and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon is important to have installed in your home. The EPA tells us that the acceptable limit of radon to have in your home in 4 picocuries. That is the equivalent of having 4 people chain smoke in your home 24/7. Though the EPA says it is acceptable, however, MidAmerica Basement Sytems feels no level of radon is safe to have in your home. 

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Radon in Lanark, IL

Homeowners Wendy and David have recently contacted MidAmericaBasement Systems to learn more about radon mitigation. After completing a radon home test and receiving the results at more than double the EPA recommendation they knew it was time to seek professional advice. Radon is naturally occurring and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. 

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Floor Crack Fixed in Mount Carroll, IL.

Homeowners Diane and Dale recently called MidAmerica Basement Systems to address an issue they were having an issue in their basement. They noticed a large crack on their floor and they saw water coming up from the crack. They wanted to make sure that this issue was addressed so that the water did not damage the things in their home. They had a previous waterproofing system installed and so they knew that MidAmerica Basement Systems was the best person to handle the job.  First Service Technician Adao removed the cracked floor and ran the crack to the sump pump where the water can be pumped out of the home. After the concrete is removed and the WaterGuard is run to the sump pump the system will be concreted over to make it part of the home. 

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Wet Basement Now Clean With CleanSpace in Milledgeville, IL

A homeowner in Milledgeville, IL was having water coming into their basement around the perimeter. This issue would frequently happen when it would rain. The homeowner wanted the problem to be taken care of as soon as possible. They contacted the experts in the industry, MidAmerica Basement Systems, and a Design Specialist was able to come out to take a look at their basement. The answer to the problem was a full perimeter basement waterproofing system.

CleanSpace was one of the systems that was installed within the homeowner's home. CleanSpace is a white, durable vapor barrier for basement walls. It is a fast and economical way to cover ugly basement walls. It is installed with permanent drill-in fasteners. It will stop any water from spreading throughout your walls. It also has a washable surface and can conform to any type of surface, even stone.

If you are looking to have your basement waterproofed, do not hesitate to contact MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to send a Design Specialist to come to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!

Leveled Out Driveway in Milledgeville, IL

A homeowner in Milledgeville, IL had an uneven driveway surface. As time went on the concrete slab began to sink down causing the driveway to become uneven. After thinking about what would be the best option, the homeowner contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to come to fix their issue! A Design Specialist was able to come out to the homeowner's home to give them the best recommendation to fix the issue.

PolyLevel was the answer to fix the driveway! PolyLevel has the same idea as mudjacking but does not take the same time and mess. Polylevel is injected underneath the concrete slab and the slab is then lifted back to its normal state. After the poly is injected into the concrete slab you can once again drive on it in fifteen minutes. Polyleveling causes no disturbance in concrete replacement, leaving your driveway looking great in no time!

Now the homeowner is able to no longer worry about their driveway sinking inward. They are now once again able to drive on it with ease! If you too are looking to have your driveway or sidewalk leveled back to its original state, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to send a Design Specialist out to come to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!

Serving the following Carroll County, IL zip codes
Savanna 61074, Mount Carroll 61053, Lanark 61046, Milledgeville 61051, Shannon 61078, Thomson 61285, Chadwick 61014

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