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Debbie called MidAmerica Basement Systems to talk about basement waterproofing and turning a passive radon mitigation system active. She met with a design specialist to get her free estimate. The waterproofing system was installed, along with a domed sump pump cover to trap radon, preventing it from entering the interior of the house. A new exit system was installed in the sump pump as well, ensuring radon toxins and water are not released.
Katie R. of Iowa City was having many issues with her sump pump system. She had the pump replaced the first time it failed and the newer one also failed. She was tired of unreliable products offered by her plumber and made the call to the specialists at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Katie was suggested she have a TripleSafe Sump installed to prevent a failing system in her basement. The TripleSafe Sump offers three pumps to ensure your basement stays dry, even during power outages.
Fran of Iowa City was having issues with moisture entering her crawlspace. She called MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her basement encapsulated. It was proposed that she had CleanSpace, SilverGlo , and SaniDry CX installed in her crawlspace to address the moisture issue. CleanSpace acts as a moisture barrier against the exposed ground, and seals off the moisture from entering the area. SilverGlo was installed to help insulate the crawlspace, while a SaniDry CX dehumidifier retracts any extra moisture in the air.
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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 Iowa City 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 Iowa City 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, cracked concrete around your Iowa City 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 products like PolyLevel, SealantPro, and NexusPro to provide innovative, stress-free, mess-free concrete repair solutions that are not only fast-acting but also ultra-durable. Whether you want to stabilize an unleveled walkway, want to repair a cracked driveway, are interested in sealing new concrete structures, or want to resurface damaged structures, MidAmerica Basement Systems has the solutions for you!
If you think you might have radon gas seeping into your home, it's time to take action. We help homeowners in Iowa City, IA with radon testing, and can even provide a FREE quote for the cost of a radon mitigation system for your home.
The leaning, sheering, cracks created in foundation walls come from acts of nature. As water and frost interact with the soil around your home the foundation walls will take the hit from it. This will cause your foundation walls first to slowly crack and then to start to bow inward until you know it, the wall fails! Here at MidAmerica Basement Systems, we want to prevent your foundation wall from failing. A homeowner in Iowa City, IA started to see a crack in their wall and after knowing the signs of foundation failure they reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems and we were more than happy to permanently fix it!
There is a permanent solution to stabilize your foundation wall. A PowerBrace once installed over time will be able to potentially reverse wall failure. It is installed against your foundation wall and is custom fit to it. It is secured with brackets that are anchored to your basement floor and floor joists. Over time the system can be tightened to further straighten your wall. It requires no heavy duty equipment either inside or outside your home for installation. It will not disturb the lawn and will not ruin any landscaping. It is designed with Zinc that will make the PowerBrace system not only look great but also will not rust over time.
The homeowner no longer worries when going down into their basement. They no longer see the sight of a bowing wall, instead, they see the PowerBrace system straightening their wall and bringing comfort back to the homeowner! If you too see signs of a potential wall failure, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We can set up an appointment with you and one of our knowledgeable Design Specialist to come out to take a look at your foundation wall to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. They will also be able to answer any questions you may have about bowing walls and find a permanent solution for your foundation walls! Contact us today!
Water will find its way into basements when it has nowhere else to go. The last place you want the water to go to is your basement! As a homeowner, you do not want to spend time cleaning up the water either. There is a way to stop the water from coming into your basement and that's with a basement waterproofing system. A homeowner in Iowa City, IA knew that their home needed a permanent solution to keep the water out for good. They looked online to find the experts in the industry, MidAmerica Basement Systems and we were more than happy to help the homeowner find a permanent solution that would meet their needs!
There is a solution to keep water out of your basement and that solution is WaterGuard. WaterGuard is able to keep your basement clean, dry, and most importantly water free. It will be able to solve your wet basement problems permanently. It is a very effective and reliable system. As water enters into your basement around the perimeter, WaterGuard will be there to be able to intercept the water and then will be able to drain it safely and unseen away to the TripleSafe Sump Pump to be pumped out of the basement. The best part of all is that you do not need to compromise any of your living space for WaterGuard. Once installed you can still use your space for storage or recreational purposes!
The homeowner is very pleased to have their basement back and not have to worry about water ruining their basement once again. If you too are looking to have a basement waterproofing system installed or would like to learn more about basement waterproofing, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We can set up an appointment with one of our knowledgeable Design Specialist to come out to your home to go over different waterproofing options and how we can help you find a permanent solution! Call us today!
A homeowner in Iowa City, IA was having water leaking into their basement. Every time it would rain the homeowner would start seeing more water coming into their basement. They were tired of seeing this problem reoccur so they thought it was time to take action and have an expert look at it. The homeowner contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems and Design Specialist, Justin was able to come out and take a look at their basement. He recommended to keep the water out of the basement that they should have the basement fully waterproofed.
The TripleSafe Sump Pump is a necessary element in the waterproofing system. It is also the world's most reliable. It is built with three pumps and many unique features that help it be able to do its job right. The first pump is the main pump, it is very reliable, efficient, and runs smoothly. The second pump is the larger pump and can help pump out up to 6200 gallons of water with the help of the first pump. The third pump is battery operated and will be able to pump out the water if a power failure happens.
Now the homeowner in Iowa City, IA no longer has to worry about the water coming into their home thanks to MidAmerica Basement Systems. They are now able to sit back and watch the rainfall with ease. If you too are having water coming into your basement, do not hesitate to contact us today. We would be happy to send out a Design Specialist to come give you a free, no-obligation estimate.
Homeowners Brian and Dianna have lived in their home for the last few years. They recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about having their basement waterproofed. After a full inspection of the inside and the outside of the home, they decided that a full perimeter WaterGuard system is installed in the home along with a new TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe is a three pump system that comes with a battery back. The battery back up will keep the system running in case of power loss.
Homeowners Brian and Dianna have lived in their home for many years. They recently have experienced water in their basement and decided to call a professional for advice. They had a design specialist visit their home to do a full inspection of the inside and outside of the home. After the inspection, they decided to have a full waterproofing system installed in their home. A full WaterGuard system is added to all of the exterior walls. The WaterGuard system acts like a channeling system that moves the water to the sump pump, where it will be pumped out of the home.
Homeowner Joel has lived in his home for the last two years. The home was built in 2014 and was experiencing some concrete issues. The earth from under their driveway was beginning to wash away and they feared that if they did not have the issue addressed that the driveway would begin to crack and sink. They decided to call MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about concrete repair services. PolyLevel foam is injected under the concrete slabs where it will expand and harden to lift the slab back to its former place. The slab will then be sealed with nexus pro to help the joints of the concrete.
Homeowner Josh has lived in his home for many years. He recently reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about how to protect their home from water damage. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed. The waterproofing system will help protect the home. The new TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that comes with a battery back up. Along with the TripleSafe sump pump, they also have a SaniDry Sedona. The SaniDry is a high powered dehumidifier that will make sure that there is new moisture in the air that could cause mold.
Homeowner Helen has lived in her home for the last two weeks. The home was built in the 1950's and she was concerned with the older home and the air quality of the home. She knew that it was a problem when she purchased the home and she wanted to address it as soon as possible. She called MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about her options for cleaner air. Design Specialists Chris DeVore gave Helen different options at different price points to best fit her needs. She had a Radon Mitigation system installed along with an aesthetic cover to protect the system.
Homeowners Christopher and Dianne were having trouble with their basement. The walls were wet and molding and needed to be removed. Upon our recommendation, they had a full waterproofing system added to their home and a new TripleSafe sump pump. The three pump system comes with a battery back up to make sure the system keeps running even if your home loses power.
Homeowner Fran was worried about the crawlspace under her home. It was wet and smelled musty. She was interested in using this space as storage, but, was unable to due to the potential water damage to her belongings. She had the crawlspace fully encapsulated with CleanSpace. CleanSpace is similar to a thick pool liner that lines all of the walls and floors and then sealed. This water barrier allows for the space to stay dry and free of mold. After the crawlspace is finished it is free of water and can be used to store belongings.
Homeowners Jennifer and Darin have lived in their home for the last 15 years, the home was built in 1978. They had a front step that was sinking due to the earth underneath washing away. They had a polyurethane foam injected under the concrete to help lift the slab back up. The foam fills the void and expands and hardens to keep the slab from moving.
Homeowner Terry noticed that the driveway and sidewalks at his home were slowly starting to sink and the sections were pulling apart. He decided to call MidAmerica Basement Systems to help solve these issues, since we are experts in concrete repair. We were able to remedy the problems by pumping a polyurethane foam under the concrete slabs. The foam fills the voids and then expands and hardens, lifting and leveling the slabs.
Homeowner Cody has lived in his home for the last year. His home was built in 1990. For the last year, Cody has noticed that the driveway and the sidewalks of his home were sinking and cracking. Cody called MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the Concrete Repair Services that are offered. The concrete repair service we recommended for him is a polyurethane foam that is pumped under the concrete. The foam fills a void that caused the sinking and cracking. The foam expands and hardens to lift and level the slab.
Homeowner Shereena has lived in her 1920's home since May. She first noticed the problems with her sidewalks and driveways as soon as she purchased the home. She wanted to have them fixed as soon as possible as it was an eyesore and a trip hazard to the home. Having concrete lifting and leveling comes in the form of a polyurethane foam that is injected under the concrete slabs. The foam fills the void under the slab and expands. After expanding the foam hardens to keep the concrete slab. After the concrete has been lifted the cracks are filled to give the sidewalk and driveway a cleaner look.
Homeowner Rachel has lived in her home for a few years and over time she noticed that the sidewalks and drive of her home slowly started to sink and crack. She decided to have MidAmerica Basement Systems fix her home. The concrete repair comes in the form of a polyurethane foam that is injected into the concrete. The foam fills the void under the slab and expands and hardens. When the foam expands it lifts the concrete slab. After the slabs are all lifted Nexus Pro is used to seal all of the cracks.
Homeowner Truda has lived in her home for many years. Recently she has been worried about the levels of radon in her home. She decided it was time to seek professional advice. The radon mitigation system will help remove the radon from the home. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Having a radon mitigation system in your home is great for keeping you safe and also for the resale value of your home.
Homeowner Roger was interested in having a radon mitigation system installed in his home. When he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems, he was interested in learning more about wy having a radon mitigation system installed is a good idea for his home. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can be very dangerous to have in your home. Currently, radon is the second leading cause of lunch cancer in the United States.
Homeowners Ronald recently had a Radon Mitigation System installed in his home. When he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems he was concerned about the levels of radon in his home and wanted advice as soon as possible. Ater meeting with the MidAmerica Basement Systems team he knew that this company was right for him.
Homeowner Jennifer and Darin recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the Radon Mitigation systems that we offer. Radon Mitigation is a great addition to any home and can keep you and you're a family safe. Rado is the second leading cause of Lung Cancer in the United States. Radon is naturally occurring and can enter your home from basements and underground spaces. It is best to have your home tested for radon if your home comes back with high radon levels. The EPA suggests that anything over 4 picocuries is a danger to your health. However, no level of radon is safe to breathe in your home. By contacting MidAmerica Basement Systems you can be guaranteed a safe system for your home.
Homeowner Kathrine has lived in her 1950’s home since 1996. She I snow looking to sell her home. She wanted to make sure that her home was safe. To make sure that her home was safe she recently had a radon mitigation installed in her home. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can be found in soil or rocks. The gas enters at the lowest point of your home. Radon is the second leading cause of cancer in the United States.
Homeowner Christopher recently had MidAmerica Basement Systems install a TripleSafe sump pump in his home. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three-pump system that keeps your basement fully waterproofed. After having the basement waterproofed they were interested in the Total Basement Finishing options that MidAmerica Basement Systems has to offer. ThermalDry Flooring is available in many different colors and finishing options including carpet, tile and hardwood floor. The ThermalDry flooding is completely inorganic and will not mold or mildew. The tiles have a channel system under them that are great for basements.
Christopher and Dianne were having water issues in their basement and contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems about their concerns. Christopher and Dianne needed a full perimeter WaterGuard System and a Sump Pump. They decided to go with a TripleSafe Sump Pump, the Triple Safe Sump Pump is a three-pump system that comes equipped with a battery back up and a WaterWatch Alarm. The WaterWatch Alarm is placed in the top of the sump pump system to make sure that the water in the sump pump never over flows, the alarm will sound letting you know that the water is getting close to the top. The TripleSafe Sump Pump battery back up is included so that if you ever lose power during a storm you can rest east know that your pump is still running.
Stanley and Denie were worried that their 1930’s home had radon problems. After they had conducted a radon test they decided that it was a good idea to have a radon mitigation system installed in their home. Radon mitigation can help you keep your home and family safe. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon levels within a home or building vary on daily basis. It is important to have a system in your home because of this reason.
Joey was having issues with high levels of radon in his home. During an inspection from MidAmerica Basement Systems, it was addressed that he needed to encapsulate his crawlspace in order to install an effective Radon Mitigation system. With the systems working together, Joey’s Radon levels were properly dealt with, making them decrease significantly.
These homeowners had growing concern with their home. Many of their neighbors had recently installed a Radon Mitigation system due to high levels in their area. They purchased a self-test kit and conducted a radon test. Once they received their test back, the growing concern had become worse. They quickly contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their issue addressed. Bill and his crew began sealing off all cracks and holes to ensure that the radon gas would be properly pulled from underneath the foundation. Now, the quality of the air is better, making the homeowners happy once again knowing that their home is safe.
Al and Jan were noticing water leaking through their floor cracks in their basement and reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. During their evaluation, Bryan had offered them a WaterGuard and TripleSafe systems to address the water issue. WaterGuard was installed around the perimeter of the basement to collect and redirect the water, preventing it from surfacing on the floor. Now any water that is redirected to the TripleSafe will be properly discharged from the basement, leaving the area dry for Al and Jan.
For homeowners Tim and Marg, they were upset with the looks of their driveway. A large portion of the driveway had begun and shift and sink, leaving the area unpleasant an eye sore. When they looked around for options and the best price for their solution, they were more than pleased with the offerings from MidAmerica Basement Systems. Not only did the PolyLevel solution offers stabilization for the sunken slabs. PolyLevel has a quick reaction time that allows for precise void-fill and accurate lifts. The injection process also only took one (1) day to complete and allowed for Tm and Marg to access the driveway with the vehicles in the same day.
Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, radioactive gas that can lead to lung cancer over long periods of concentrated exposure. Radon is found outside and inside, but can have high concentrated levels indoors. Testing for Radon levels is very important, and only takes a matter of 2-3 days to test. Once test results are returned, EPA recommends that anything over 4 pCi/L be addressed. Quick installations of Radon mitigation systems from MidAmerica Basement Systems will increase the air quality of your home. Radon mitigation systems are installed in basement floors, sump pits, and/or crawlspaces, so Radon can be pulled from under your home, and back outside.
Bob noticed a large foundation crack in his rental property and quickly reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. He knew that it could pose serious threat to his tenants and wanted to have it properly addressed. During inspection, it was suggested that a PowerBrace system be installed to stop the walls for bowing anymore inward, and potentially straighten the wall back to its original position. Bob know has a stable foundation for his tenants.
Homeowner Lia K. of Iowa City is an old customer who has had some of our systems installed in the past. Previously, she had a GeoLock Wall Anchor system installed to one of the foundation walls to help with the bowing issue. Over the years, another one of the foundation walls started bowing. She knew that MidAmerica Basement Systems could help her yet again with her failing foundation. A PowerBrace System was installed to stabilize the bowing wall. When a PowerBrace is installed, it uses a joint reinforcement method that allows an even distribution of weight for less stress on the rest of your home. PowerBraces over time, can potentially straighten the foundation wall(s) back to their original state.
Ben F. of Iowa City was noticing that his finished basement walls were starting to rot. What he thought was properly waterproofed prior to purchasing the house, was not the case. Every time it rained hard, the basement started leaking and causing more damage. MidAmerica Basement Systems was called in to do the job properly.
The crew installed a TripleSafe Sump to discharge the water during heavy rains, and a SaniDry XP to help keep moisture out of the air. Ben than chose to have the Total Basement Finishing product Wall Restoration used to fix his damaged walls. Now Ben can relax on rainy days knowing his basement will truly stay dry.
Lia K. of Iowa City, IA called worked with MidAmerica Basement Systems many times over the years. She had foundation and waterproofing work done in her home in the past years, so when she noticed a wall starting to bow in her basement she knew to trust the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. She met with service technician Gary Housenga, who proposed the installation of five PowerBraces along a bowing wall in her basement. Now, the wall is stable, and Lia can rest assured.
Amanda of Iowa City, IA noticed water in her basement. The water appeared to be coming in through windows and floor joints. She called MidAmerica Basement Systems and met with her design specialist. After a careful investigation, she had a custom designed solution that included sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, a TripleSafe Sump Pump, and SunHouse Window Well Covers protecting her basement for water that may try to come in the windows.
The new basement waterproofing system is keeping Amanda's home dry, and the space usable.
Joan F. of Iowa City had been having issues with water coming in through her north wall. The water intrusion was causing paint to peel, so she called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Her custom designed solution was created by design specialist Bryan Christopherson.
Joan had tried other things to stop the water, and her attempts had been unsuccessful, so she decided to opt for a more permanent fix. Foreman Justin Reger and his team came out to install her new system. Joan's system was complete with a SuperSump Sump Pump, CleanSpace Wall, WaterGuard, and IceGuard. The powerful SuperSump would be responsible for keeping water out of the basement. The patented sub-floor drainage system was installed with the CleanSpace Wall to protect the walls, floors and full interior of the basement. The space looks great, and is finally dry!
Dennis C. met with his MidAmerica Basement Systems design specialist to talk about waterproofing options. It was during this conversation that Dennis learned that after his waterproofing system was installed, the walls could be waterproofed with EverLast Wall Restoration. So, after Dennis C. of Iowa City had his waterproofing system installed by MidAmerica Basement Systems, he decided that instead of drywall basement walls, he would restore the walls with EverLast Wall Restoration.
EverLast Wall Restoration is made of inorganic materials to prevent mold, and stop water from intruding into the basement. The walls look amazing, and offer Dennis peace of mind.
Water leaking into the Iowa City rental property basement had become a regular problem for Doris E. Another company had installed a waterproofing system that had failed, so she called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Soon, she met with design specialist Mike Darnell, who custom designed a solution that would work for Doris's basement issues.
Because water was coming in everywhere, the best solution for Doris's rental property was WaterGuard and CleanSpace Wall, along with a new sump pump with a buried discharge line. Foreman Justin Reger and his team went to work installing the waterproofing system. Now, Doris's rental property stays dry, even when it rains. The waterproofing system is prepared to stand up to the test of time, and keep the basement dry for many years.
Terry J. of Iowa City, IA was concerned. Her basement exhibited hairline cracks, and the north facing wall was starting to lean. Additionally, she started hearing loud "popping" noises in the basement. She called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems.
Soon, design specialist Michael Banks came out to help Terry identify her basement concerns. After reviewing the information, and conducting a detailed inspection, an action plan was created. Foreman Justin Bailey and his team were out to the property shortly thereafter to fill the cracks, and permanently stabilize the walls. The team used PowerBraces to make sure the walls would be stable or many years to come. The work looks great!
Fran B. needed to waterproof the crawlspace in her Iowa City, IA home. She went ahead and called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems, and met with design specialist, Joe Sarb, to talk about her options. Together, the two came up with a plan that would both waterproof and insulate the space.
Foreman Mike Clementz and his team waterproofed the basement using CleanSpace wall and CleanSpace Drainage matting, along with a few other projects to keep the basement dry. A SaniDry unit was installed to keep mold and moisture at bay. Additionally, energy-saving, heat-trapping SilveGlo was installed to keep the crawlspace nice and warm in the winter, without letting all the hot air out. Fran loves the new crawlspace.