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Replacement & Egress Basement Windows
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Foundation Cracks & Settlement Repair
Foundation Wall Straightening & Stabilization
Street Creep Repair
Foundation Wall Anchors
Helical Piers
Push Piers
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Commercial Foundation Services
Pool Deck Repair
Concrete Driveway Leveling
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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
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Radon Mitigation
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Radon Inspections
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Concrete Settlement by the A/C Unit Fixed in Marion, IA

Concrete Settlement by the A/C Unit Fixed in Marion, IA

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The concrete settlement issue by the A/C unit was so bad it looked like the unit was on its own pedestal. Thanks to the PolyLevel system the concrete was raised back to its normal position and flush with the slab of the A/C unit.

Marion, IA Basement Waterproofing

Marion, IA Basement Waterproofing

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This Marion, IA homeowner found her basement flooded to the point of needing to use a water vacuum 3-5 times a day. Enough was enough, so she called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Soon, the problem was fixed with a WaterGuard drainage system, a new SuperSump sump pump and SaniDry to keep the basement dry all the time.

Marion, IA Lateral Trench Waterproofing Project

Marion, IA Lateral Trench Waterproofing Project

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These Marion, IA homeowners were disenchanted with their dingy basement, so they gave the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems a call. With a lateral trench, SaniDry and a new UltraSump sump pump, the basement now stays dry!

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Basement Waterproofing & Crawl Space Repair in Linn County, Iowa

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 Linn 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 Linn County

Foundation problems destroy your Linn 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 Linn 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 Linn County

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

 

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Job Stories From Linn County, IA
Dry Basement in Cedar Rapids

Jamie was afraid her drain tile would become clogged like it had in the past and she really wanted to finish her basement. She was referred to MidAmerica Basement Systems to get a free estimate.

Soon after giving them a call, an appointment was set up for Mike Banks to come evaluate the basement. Mike decided the best solution for the water problem was to install a TripleSafe pumping system and a full perimeter of WaterGuard drainage system around the basement. The TripleSafe pumping system will keep the basement dry and be able to keep up with any rain storm. The full perimeter of WaterGuard drainage system will make sure the water is directed to the pumping system throughout the entire business. Since Jamie also wanted to finish her basement, Mike proposed the Basement to Beautiful panels. These panels are a good look and will keep the water out.

Jamie could not be happier with her decision to have her basement waterproofed by MidAmerica Basement Systems. She no longer has to worry about water coming in her home when it rains.

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Waterproofing and Crawlspace Encapsulation in Cedar Rapids

Jessica was tired of dealing with water in her basement and having to look at a dreary crawlspace. She was referred to MidAmerica Basement Systems by a past customer to have a free estimate done.

After giving them a call, an appointment was set up for Joe Sarb to come diagnose the basement and crawlspace. Joe decided the best solution for the water issue was to install a TripleSafe pumping system to pump the water out and away from the home. Also, a full perimeter of WaterGuard drainage system to make sure the water has a way to travel to the pumping system. Finally, BrightWall strips to protect form the water coming in through the walls of the basement. For the crawlspace, Joe proposed encapsulating the entire area with CleanSpace, this will fully encapsulate the crawlspace making it cleaner and nearly impossible for animals to get in. Jessica is very happy with the work MidAmerica Basement Systems did and now has a care free basement.

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Basement is Waterproofed in Cedar Rapids

This basement in Cedar Rapids is owned by Graig, who noticed the deterioration of his basement and wanted a solution that he could trust to be efficient and reliable. Graig called on the MidAmerica Basement Systems team and requested to have one of our experts come out to his home and assess the problem.

With a greater understanding of what was happening and what can be done (including cost) to remedy Graig's basement troubles, Graig agreed. With Bill Wilcox as Primary Foreman, the team began working on Graig's basement. First, the team installed the TripleSafe sump pump system to alleviate the basement of further flood damage. The TripleSafe sump pump system is powerful enough to pump out at least 12,000 gallons of water (the average size of basements from floor to ceiling) and smart enough to alert Graig if there is ever a problem.

Next, the team addressed water leaks from the foundation walls by installing the WaterGuard system, which is able to re-direct leaks to the TripleSafe sump pump. Finally, the team lined the most evidently damaged foundation walls with none other than the CleanSpace liner wall system. A revolutionary product that is resistant to tears and punctures (so it's long lasting) and is also made with an anti-microbial additive that wards off mold and bacteria growth.

Graig included other exclusive Basement Systems products, such as the IceGuard, which comes to action in the case of a pipe freezing during winter. And the LawnScape well outlet, which is extremely popular for discharge lines on sump pumps to direct water away from the home. Graig can now rest easy knowing that his basement will be dry and healthy.

MidAmerica appreciates Graig's business. The team is happy that they were able to not only help Graig waterproof his basement, but was also able to ensure that Graig got everything he wanted...and nothing he didn't!

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Window of Opportunity in Cedar Rapids

Tony and Dawn, homeowners of this Cedar Rapids home, really wanted to have a warm, bright and inviting basement. Starting with the windows. They called the team at MidAmerica Basement Systems and the expert, Joe Sarb, had the perfect solution that would not only provide Tony and Dawn with everything they wanted (like brightness and warmth) but also the things they needed (like durability and waterproof). Tony and Dawn were excited at the possibilities and soon the MidAmerica got to work.

With Mike Keck leading the team, they began by digging a hole around the exterior ground level window. Then they began enlarging the original window size to fit the new, larger energy efficient StakWel Egress window. To encapsulate the StakWel Egress window, the team installed the SunHouse. A durable window dressing that keeps weed, leaves and rain at bay. The SunHouse has a sturdy, clear lid that allows plenty of natural light in. The SunHouse is also a bright white color which allows light to bounce off and illuminate dark spaces. 

Tony and Dawn are pleased that they have such an aesthetically pleasing, energy efficient, durable window/window dressing and MidAmerica is thrilled to have fulfilled another families basement needs!

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Waterproofed Old Basement in Cedar Rapids, IA

Ashley just purchased this home in Cedar Rapids. The home was built in the 1920's, so Ashley knew her new home may need some TLC. What Ashley didn't know until after it rained, was the substantial problem occurring in her basement. Ashley called MidAmerica Basement Systems about a massive leak that resembled more of a waterfall than a leak. Given that the home was built years ago, there was no way of knowing how long the problem has plagued this basement or how severe the damage was. Ashley called the MidAmerica Basement Systems team and an expert was sent out to the home for a free inspection and estimate.

Once Ashley understood what was happening and what could be done, the MidAmerica team began the plan to restore Ashely's basement. To address the problem of flooding from the amount of water coming in, the TripleSage Sump Pump was installed. With the ability to pump out massive amount of water with its 3 in 1 advanced pumping system, the "waterfall" Ashley described met its match. The basement was then installed with the WaterGuard waterproofing system, which redirects wall leaks to the TripleSafe sump pump. The walls were then fitted with BrightWall. BrightWall is not only designed to brighten dark basements by giving it a "finished" look, but also is made of inorganic materials making it resistant to mold.

Now when Ashley goes down to her basement, she no longer worries about leaks or "waterfalls". MidAmerica is proud to have helped to restore this older basement for its newest homeowner!

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Crawl Space Sealed in Moline, IL

Mike wanted to insulate and encapsulate his space and requested an estimate from MidAmerica Basement Systems. Michael Banks went out to inspect the space and provide Mike a plan and an estimate. Mike Clementz was the lead foreman for the job and though they had very limited space to work, they were able to give the homeowner, Mike, everything he asked for and needed. The team installed CleanSpace to seal Mike's crawl space from the exposed earth. They installed the SmartDrain which will drain leaks that may potentially occur. The Smart Drain comes with the WaterWatch, which will alert Mike of those potential leaks. The SaniDry was installed to keep humidity levels low, preventing mold growth and foul smells. The team further sealed the space from outside influences by sealing the vents with vent covers. 

Mike's crawl space is healthier, dryer and much more comfortable.

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Basement with Cracks Waterproofed in Cedar Rapids, IA

James P. of Cedar Rapids called the team at MidAmerica Basement Systems and explained that he was noticing cracks in his basements that would leak whenever it would rain and expressed that he wanted to waterproof his basement. The team installed none other than the ever efficient TripleSafe sump pump system that will keep this basement dry all the time. The team also installed WaterGuard as the perimeter drainage system with CleanSpace liners to direct walls leaks and rising ground water to the TripleSafe sump pump. Now James never worries when it rains!

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Wet Basement Concerns Alleviated in Cedar Rapids, IA

Steven S. from Cedar Rapids was growing concerned with water repeatedly getting into his basement from different areas and so he called the experts at MidAmerica basement Systems. The professionals installed CleanSpace liner, a WaterGuard subfloor drainage system and SuperSump pump system to waterproof the basement. Steven can now scratch one concern of his list!

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Transforming Basement With Flooring in Cedar Rapids, IA

In Cedar Rapids the homeowner of this basement wanted to elevate his basement into an extra living space which drove home to connect with the experts at MidAmerica basement Systems. The team installed ThermalDry carpet flooring in the basement which immediately warmed the once cold basement. The homeowner has a more welcoming space he cannot wait to utilize more of!

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Seepage Through Windows Fixed in Cedar Rapids, IA

Janet L. from Cedar Rapids was done dealing with repeated water intrusion through her basement windows and other various area of the basement so she decided to contact the professionals at MidAmerica basement Systems. To waterproof the basement, the team installed a WaterGuard subfloor drainage system, WellDuct window systems for each window and a SuperSump Pump system. Now Janet welcomes the rain, knowing that her basement is better equipped to handle it!

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Damp Basement Waterproofed in Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids homeowners were frustrated with their damp basement so they decided to contact the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems. The team installed SuperSump pump system and WaterGuard subfloor drainage system to waterproof the basement. The basement is dry and the homeowners are happy!

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Basement Water Intrusion Fixed in Muscatine, IA

Frank B., is a Muscatine homeowner and was feeling defeated with the amount of water intrusion in his basement whenever it would rain so he contacted the MidAmerica Basement Systems team. To waterproof the basement the team installed WaterGuard subfloor drainage system, BrightWall and SuperSump pump system. Frank has finally won the battle against water intrusion!

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Mitigating Radon in Cedar Rapids, IA

The homeowners were worried about radon gas in their home and when test results showed high levels they reached out to the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems. The home was made safe again with the installation of a Radon Mitigation System and the homeowners are relived their home is protected.

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Solving Water Problems in Cedar Rapids, IA

Rob K. was having a couple different water issues in his basement including water from the exterior of the house and water coming in through the floor. He decided to call in the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to get a free in-home estimate.

After speaking with the office staff, an appointment was set up for Dustin Shepard to come evaluate the basement. After Dustin assessed the basement, he decided the best solution for this particular problem was to have a TripleSafe pumping system, a couple laterals, and a full perimeter of WaterGuard installed. The laterals are a drainage material that is placed through the middle of the basement floor to get any water that comes up through the floor and takes it to the WaterGuard. The WaterGuard is a channeling system around the inside perimeter of the basement and it take the water from the basement to the TripleSafe. The TripleSafe pumping system is the best in the business at getting all of the water up, out, and safely away from the home.

Rob K. is very happy to no longer have to worry about water in his basement. He appreciates everything MidAmerica Basement Systems did for him and would recommend them to anyone with a basement issue.

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Our Waterproofing System in Marion, IA

Clayton S. would get water in his basement every time there was a heavy rain. He was tired of dealing with the water problems so he called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free in-home estimate.

Dustin Shepard was the design specialist sent out to look at Clayton’s basement. Dustin decided the best solution for this particular situation was to install SuperSump pumping system and a full perimeter WaterGuard system. The WaterGuard system is designed to channel the water to the SuperSump. The SuperSump pumping system is a great choice to get all of the water pumped up, out, and safely away from the home.

Clayton S. is extremely happy with the work done by MidAmerica Basement Systems. He has a dry and worry-free basement for years to come.

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Radon Mitigation in Cedar Rapids, IA

Ethel and Raymond B. had a crack in the utility room of their lower level of their home, and they knew to call the local basement experts at MidAmerican Basement Systems. Their concerns were addressed by system design specialist, Clayton Spinler who suggested Smart Jack XT and a new radon mitigation system. 

Foreman Bill Wilcox was quick to join the job, installing the Premium Radon Mitigation System, and a Smart Jack XT. Soon, the Cedar Rapids, IA homeowners were put at ease, knowing their home's foundation is sturdy, and radon gases aren't leaking into their home. 

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No More Radon Worries in Cedar Rapids, IA Home

Nevin M. had his radon tested and found out the levels were very high. He called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to help solve the problem with a free in-home estimate.

Dustin Shepard was the design specialist who went out to give the estimate. Dustin decided the best solution was to install a radon mitigation system and a domed sump pump lid. The domed lid covers and seals the sump pit so that none to very little of the moisture can escape. The radon mitigation system will drastically lower the radon and also monitor the current radon level.

Nevin M. is very happy to no longer have to worry about the radon levels in his home. He would recommend MidAmerica Basement Systems to anyone who has radon worries.

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70 Year Old House Waterproofed in Cedar Rapids

Homeowner Sue R. of Cedar Rapids, IA was suffering from a damp, dingy basement. Wisely, she contacted the local basement experts, MidAmerica Basement Systems, and had an appointment with a design specialist in no time. Design specialist Bryan Christopherson helped Sue determine the best solutions for her dingy basement.

Foreman Justin Bailey was ready to take on the Cedar Rapids home. WaterGuard was installed around the basement perimeter, and a TripleSafe Sump Pump was placed. Additionally, a LawnScape Well was placed to keep the discharge from rainfall away from the perimeter. The walls were also further protected with patented BrightWall, to give the basement a bright appearance, while also keeping the space dry. Sue is happy to live in a dry home. 

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Radon Mitigation System Installed in a Lisbon Home

Thelma H. of Lisbon, IA was concerned about the radon levels in her home. She purchased MidAmerica Basement Systems self test kits, and discovered she did indeed have a problem. She knew that using the local experts was her best option, so she called MidAmerica Basement Sytems to set an appointment with a design specialist.

Design specialist, Dustin Shepard, met Thelma at her home to help determine the best action for her radon problem. A custom plan was developed, and soon foreman Bill Wilcox was installing a brand new, high quality radon mitigation system. It goes without saying that Thelma is happy to know the air she is breathing is safe in her home!

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Cedar Rapids Homeowners Enlist MidAmerica to Lift Pool Deck

Cracking and sinking slabs around Paul and Nancy C.'s Cedar Rapids home was problematic. The cracked and sinking slabs presented a tripping hazard. The exposed joints allowed weeds to infiltrate, lowering aesthetic value and stressing the concrete. Paul and Nancy called MidAmerica Basement Systems. 

Design specialist Bryan Nachazel proposed using PolyLEVEL to lift the slabs, and Nexus Pro to seal the cracks and joints. The homeowners quickly agreed. They were put on the schedule. 

Shortly thereafter, the homeowners have been ecstatic ever since to come home to a beautiful pool deck, restored to its original position. Not to mention, with Nexus Pro, it looks beautiful!

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Two Bowing Walls Stabilized in Cedar Rapids

Laura U. of Cedar Rapids noticed two bowing walls in her basement. She called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to get the walls stabilized. Desing specialist Mike Banks came to identify the solution.

Mike Banks recommended PowerBraces to stabilize the bowing walls. PowerBraces hold the wall in place, but over time, could also offer potential corrective measures. Laura U. is happy with the safe, stable walls in her basement. 

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Basement Waterproofing Completed in Cedar Rapids, IA

Mark and Debra H. of Cedar Rapids had a lot of water coming into their basement during heavy rainstorms. Knowing that no amount of water intrusion is good, and the problem would only get worse, they called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free estimate with a trained design specialist. They met with specialist Dustin Shepard at their Cedar Rapids home to discuss how their basement could stay dry. The solution that Dustin designed would keep the basement dry for many years to come!

Foreman Kyle McCarty and team went to the home to install patented products. Sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, was installed along with a new SuperSump sump pump, and CleanSpace Vapor Barrier. Additionally, a trench drain was installed in a particularly problematic area. After the project was completed, Mark and Debra knew they could breathe easy in their now dry basement. 

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Marion, IA Basement Waterproofing Job

Marion, IA homeowners saw water coming in through the walls of their basement. Disconcerted by this development, they decided to call the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems and get their waterproofing needs taken care of once and for all.

They met with design specialist Bryan Nachazel to get their custom designed solution. Bryan recommended a full perimeter WaterGuard to ensure that water stays out of the interior. He also recommended a wall system, like the EverLast Wall restoration, a waterproofed wall material. Additionally, the TripleSafe Sump Pump was installed. The basement is now dry, and the Marion homeowners couldn't be happier!

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Egress Window Installation in Cedar Rapids

In Cedar Rapids, homeowner Steve M. knew he wanted to add value to his home. He called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to get an egress window added to his property. Soon thereafter, he met with Dustin Shepard, design specialist.

Dustin and Steve decided on the best egress window for Steve's home, including the beufiul StakWEL egress well, and the pump and exit system to keep the basement dry. The egress window looks amazing, and adds value to Steve's home! Unfortunately, after Steve had the window installed, part of his retaining wall was affected in the process. Steve called MidAmerica Basement Systems to talk about servicing the issue. In no time, foreman Mike Clementz and his crew came out, leaving everything better than when they found it. Steve will be happy with his egress window, that has now added another legal bedroom to his home, for many years to come. 

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Rental Property Issues Fixed in Robins, IA

Jim S. of Robins, IA, is the owner of a rental property that had water intrusion problems. Before he took action on the home, and called MidAmerica Basement Systems, heavy rain caused flooding in the space. Jim met with design specailist Joe Sarb to go over a custom solution for their home. 

After talking with Joe, Jim decided to get the ball rolling. Foreman Kyle McCarty and his team came out to the home to install the waterproofing system. The system is complete with WaterGuard, a TripleSafe, CleanSpace Wall, Mold X, and an IceGuard for each discharge line. The basement is finally not leaking tons o water during heavy rainful. The Jim and his tenants are both happy with the dry basement. 

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Controlling Water Intrusion in Cedar Rapids Basement

Michele F. of Cedar Rapids, IA was frustrated with consistent water intrusion in her basement. Water was coming in from small leaks on one side of the house. Michele decided that something had to be done so she called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for her free estimate.

Michele met with design specialist Mike Banks, who conducted a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of her home. Mike was able to identify the problem, and the best solution for Michele and her needs. The new waterproofing system was designed to last and keep water out. It includes a SuperSump Sump Pump, full perimeter WaterGuard, a buried discharge line, and the IceGuard attachment. IceGuard helps by allowing water to exit above the snow and ice in the event that the discharge line freezes. Michele is thrilled with her finally dry basement!

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Foundation Cracks and Water Issues in Cedar Rapids, IA

Noel D. of Cedar Rapids, IA had some cracks in the wall of her basement. When the rain came down, it also came in through the cracks on the wall. Noel decided to have the local experts take a look. She gave MidAmerica Basement Systems a call.

Noel met with design specialist Joe Sarb. Joe designed a system for Noel and the home. The system involved the installation of WaterGuard and a WaterGuard Port to clean the sub-floor drainage system. Joe also recommended the TripleSafe Sump Pump with a buried discharge line. And to give the space a more finished look, Joe recommended BrightWall to cover the past water damage. The basement is now dry, and it's looking good too!

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Water Protection System Installation in Cedar Rapids, IA

Carla and Richard U. of Cedar Rapids, IA contacted MidAmerica Basement Sytems to get work done on their Cedar Rapids home. They were having water come in through the foundation. Carla and Richard met with design specialist Dustin Shepard, who helped them determine the best option for waterproofing their basement.

Dustin recommended a partial WaterGuard System, with a TripleSafe Sump Pump and a buried discharge line. Additionally, the two had IceGuard attachment pieces installed as well as a LandScape Well. Carla and Richard are very happy to finally have a dry basement!

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Radon in Center Point, IA

Gary J. of Center Point, IA contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems after he tested for radon, and discovered his home was affected by the toxic gas. He met with design specialist Bryan Nachazel who helped Gary by custom designing a solution for his home. Gary selected the Premium Radon Mitigation System, and foreman Bill Wilcox and his team installed it. Now, Gary's home is safe from radon gas, and he couldn't be happier. 

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Foundation Crack in Cedar Rapids Basement

Tyler of Cedar Rapids noticed a crack in his foundation wall. Water was coming in through the crack, so Tyler decided to contact MidAmerica Basement Systems. Tyler met with design specialist Bryan Nachazel. Bryan suggested a Polyurethane Crack Injection, and now, the crack is sealed, protecting the foundation from the possibility of the crack expanding, and the interior of the basement from water. 

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Cedar Rapids, IA Home has Waterproof System Installed in Basement

Water had seeped into Mary’s basement, causing damage to her personal belongings. She needed to fix her water issue before she could use her basement as a storage area again, so she made a call to MidAmerica Basement Systems. Upon inspection, specialists concluded that a SuperSump, WaterGuard, and CleanSpace be installed to address her water situation. CleanSpace and WaterGuard help direct any water that seeps into the basement, to the SuperSump, so water can be properly discharged from the home.

Settled Driveway is Raised in Marion, IA

Neil had noticed that his driveway had settled about two inches lower than his garage slab. He had previously had work down with MidAmerica Basement Systems and reached out to them again. Over time, the fill soil under the concrete driveway had settled, creating voids under them, this then caused the driveway to become unlevel with the garage slab. A specialist suggested using PolyLevel to help lift the concrete slabs back to their original height. Now Neil’s transition from garage to driveway is smooth and unnoticeable.

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PowerBraces Provide Stable Basement Foundation for Home in Cedar Rapids, IA

Keith lived in an older home, and with older homes comes ground settlement and shifts. The ground around his home was causing pressure against the walls, making the bow inward. Bowing walls can cause an unstable home to live in if not addressed properly. MidAmerica Basement Systems offered the installing of PowerBraces for Keith’s home. PowerBraces are a patented tightening I-Beam system that improve the wall’s condition over time. Installing PowerBraces are very strategic, making sure that the weight of the wall is evenly distributed along the wall, while properly distributing the rest of the home’s weight. With the PowerBraces installed, Keith has a permanent, stable foundation that can over time, reverse and straighten the walls to their original positions.

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WaterGuard Increases Success of Basement Waterproofing System in Evansdale, IA Home

Foundation cracks had formed over the years in Jerry’s home, causing water to leak in from them when it rained. MidAmerica Basement Systems provided a solution to his problem. WaterGuard and lateral drains were installed to help prevent water from surfacing and pooling. WaterGuard was installed around the perimeter of the foundation to collect any water that was coming in from the cracks in the foundation wall, while lateral drains were installed along the cracks of the foundation floor. Now the water that enters Jerry’s home is properly directed to his sump pump system, preventing water from surfacing and pooling in his basement.

SuperSump Provides Dry Basement for Home in Center Point, IA

Don and Leza were looking to install a waterproofing system in their leaking basement, and had heard about the products offered by MidAmerica Basement Systems. Two SuperSump systems were installed in Don and Leza’s large basement to prevent their basement from flooding during rain storms. One SuperSump has the capability of pumping 2,220 gallons of water an hour. Thanks to MidAmerica Basement Systems, they now have a dry basement and couldn’t be happier.

Home in Center Point, IA uses Crack Injection to Prevent Water Leakage

Jeremy has an older home with basement foundation cracks. During extremely large amounts of rain fall, some cracks have small leakage. To address his issue, Jeremy contacted the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. A Polyurethane Crack Sealant was injected into each of the crack, providing a durable, flexible seal. The flexible seal allows for the polyurethane to shift and move with the forever settling and shifting of the foundation. Water no longer seeps into the foundation cracks due to the sealant.

WaterGuard Increases Waterproofing System for Property in Center Point, IA

Gene was having an issue with water in one of his properties. He already had a sump pump installed but the tenants were still having issues with water seeping in the basement. Upon inspection, specialists of MidAmerica Basement Systems recommended installing WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a drainage system that helps collect and direct water to the sump pump, rather than surfacing and pooling on the ground. With a proper waterproofing system, the tenants have a dry basement, and Gene has happy tenants.

Creating an Effective Waterproof System for Home in Marion, IA

Bryan was looking to turn his basement into an entertainment area, but was nervous about putting the time and money into it due to his leaking foundation walls. He had a sump pump, but didn’t seem to be very effective when water was reaching the surface of his floor. When a representative from MidAmerica Basement Systems arrived at his home, it was suggested installing CleanSpace and WaterGuard to address the leaking walls. CleanSpace provides a moisture barrier between his wall and basement, sealing out unwanted moisture. Along the base of the walls, WaterGuard was installed to collect the water running off the walls. After entering the WaterGuard, water is properly directed to the sump pump where it is properly discharged from the home. Now with a fully waterproofed basement, Bryan can continue to finish his basement without the worry of water damage.

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Leaking Basement Floor Cracks are Resolved for Home in Cedar Rapids, IA

Phil and Laura were having issues with water coming up through their floor foundation cracks. This was a large concern for them, because they thought the only way that it could be fix was demoing the whole floor and laying down new concrete. During their waterproofing inspection, Dustin of MidAmerica Basement Systems offered them a relief to their floor. With the installation of WaterGuard and Lateral drain systems, water will no longer seep in through the floor cracks, but instead flow into the drains to be directed to the TripleSafe sump. Without the help from the Lateral drains, water would surface to the floor, making the basement wet.

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Slab Settlement Addressed in Mount Vernon, IA

PolyLevel is a new start of the art approach to lifting and leveling sinking slabs. Similar to mudjacking, PolyLevel provides a better and more accurate solution. The lightweight polymer material fills voids and lifts concrete without the extra stress applied to the failed fill soil. Weighing less than 4 pounds per cubic foot, compared to the 120 pounds per cubic foot of mudjacking slurry, it can lift up to 4,000 pounds per square foot. The quick drying time allows for area usage after 15 minutes of injection rather than days after injection of mudjacking. PolyLevel is extremely accurate, over- or under-lifting is never a worry.

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Concrete Tripping Hazards are Eliminated in Cedar Rapids, IA

When concrete slabs settle, it can produce tripping hazards. Stan was concerned about the large difference from his driveway to the walkway to the front door. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have his hazard addressed. PolyLevel was injected to lift and level the two areas of concrete, allowing for a smooth transition from driveway to walkway. With PolyLevel, Stan was able to use his driveway and walkway within minutes after the crew had completed his job. With PolyLevel, he now has safe walking areas for his guests and himself.

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Injection Technology Properly Lifts and Levels Sunken Concrete for Hiawatha, IA Property

Settled soil can cause voids underneath concrete slabs, leading to sunken and even cracked concrete. Injecting PolyLevel with MidAmerica Basement Systems offers a long-lasting lifting and leveling solution. Small holes, roughly the size of a dime, are drilled into the concrete to inject PolyLevel. The high-density polymers fill the voids, expanding to lift the concrete. The quick reaction time offers for a precise lift, leveling the concrete slabs in minutes. PolyLevel has a fast cure time, allowing for accessibility to the area in as soon as 15 minutes after injection. PolyLevel is the new, permanent solution to concrete lifting and leveling.

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1920's Home Fixes Leaking Foundation in Cedar Rapids, IA

Ashley had an older home, and over the years her small seeping foundation had turned a waterfall stream. She reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her problem fixed. It was suggested that she have BrightWall, WaterGuard and a TripleSafe installed. The BrightWall gives the basement a vapor barrier from the water the enters in through to foundation, directing it to the WaterGuard. WaterGuard is placed around the perimeter of the basement to collect water that seeps in the foundation, and is directed to the TripleSafe. The TripleSafe than discharges all the water that enters the home, back out, leaving the basement dry.

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NexusPro Joint Sealant Seals Driveway in Cedar Rapids, IA

Due to the cracks in between concrete slabs, rain water can easily seep down, causing the ground to wash out. Wash outs then leave voids under the concrete, causing them to sink and even crack under extreme conditions. Appling NexusPro Joint Sealant, water can no longer seep in between the slabs, helping the ground under the slabs keep longer. NexusPro also blends with the concrete, reducing the appearance of unsightly cracks caused by voids. NexusPro helps the life extension of concrete slabs. 

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Concrete Leveling for Property in Cedar Rapids, IA

PolyLevel is a state of the art approach to repairing sunken concrete, with a twist of the old mud jacking ways. Using modern technology and knowledge, PolyLevel offers many more advantages. Holes, roughly 5/8 inch in size, are drilled into the concrete so the high-density polymers can fill the voids that have formed underneath the slabs. After all voids are filled, the PolyLevel expands, lifting and leveling to sunken slabs. The lightweight material weighs less than 4lbs per cubic foot compared to the 120lbs of mud jacking slurry, offering less stress weight on the soil. PolyLevel also has a quick drying time, allowing access to the injected area within 15 minutes of application. Mud jacking can take several days to cure, preventing the use of the area.

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Improving Basement Waterproofing System in Coggon, IA

Gary and Marilyn were having concerns about their sump system. During heavy rains, their sump pump would become overwhelmed, causing the system to back up and flood the basement. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their issue addressed. It was offered to have a TripleSafe sump installed to help properly accommodate the existing sump. The TripleSafe sump also offers a battery back-up pump to help Gary and Marilyn rest at ease during power outages. They no longer run into a flooded basement issue.

Foamax Insulated Cold Basement in Marion, IA

Basements are cold and damp, making them unpleasant to be in. Installing the right insulation can be tricky due to the damp concrete walls. MidAmerica Basement Systems offers special basement insulation called Foamax that will not be damaged by moisture! The foam boards are made of polyisocyanurate, giving the insulation one of the high R-values available. Foamax not only insulated the basement to make the area warmer and energy efficient, it also provides a bright, clean look. The tough, white surface, hides the dirty, ugly, damp walls, brightening the space for an enjoyable living area.

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Leveling Sinking Concrete with Injection Technologies in Marion, IA

Corinne had noticed her concrete driveway and sidewalk has begun to sink, leaving the area unsafe to walk on. She had heard about MidAmerica Basement Systems’ injection technology, PolyLevel. Small 5/8th sized holes were drilled into the concrete to inject the PolyLevel to fill the voids, and lift the concrete. The quick drying time had the area stabilized in minutes, reducing the tripping hazards. After PolyLevel was injected, the driveway and sidewalk was sealed with NexusPro. NexusPro helps prevent future washouts, extending the life of the concrete slabs.

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Foundation Cracks No Longer Leaks in Basement in Central City, IA

Chris noticed the carpet in his basement had become wet, posing threat to the rest of his finished basement. He called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems, hoping it wasn’t too late. Drywall was pulled off the walls to expose a 6-foot leaking foundation crack. FlexiSpan Crack Repair was injected into the crack, providing a permanent seal. FlexiSpan is made of a polyurethane material that allows for the seal to expand and shift with the natural movement of the wall. This give it a tight, permanent bond so Chris will never have to worry of the seal cracking or drying, or the crack itself from becoming worse. 

Cracked Patio is Lifted and Sealed in Central City, IA

Roxanne was having concerns with her cracked patio. Over the years, the area had sunk, causing stress on the concrete that lead to cracking. She did not want to have the area re-poured but didn’t want it to come worse over time. She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have the patio repaired. She was offered PolyLevel to lift and level the sunken areas, and a NexusPro Joint Sealant to provide a longer-lasting solution to the area. PolyLevel is a lightweight material that stabilizes the sunken concrete. NexusPro is a flexible sealant that allows for expanding and shirking with the natural movement of the concrete. This creates a permanent seal to divert water away from the cracks, and help protect the soil against washouts.

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UltraSump Ensure Dry Basement for Home in Mount Vernon, IA

Toni was furious when the power went out and her basement flooded due to the lack of her sump not being able to work. She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a battery back-up system installed. An UltraSump was installed to aid in her already existing waterproofing system. The UltraSump not only works when the power goes out, but ensure that water will be discharged when circuits are tripped and when sump pumps fail. It also has an alert that alarms you when the backup system has kicked on. Toni no longer stresses during power failures thanks to the UltraSump Batter Back-up system.

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Old, Failing Sump is Replaced with a TripleSafe in Dubuque, IA

Craig and Shey were concerned about the power outage they had during a huge storm. Their sump pump had quit working and flooded the basement. When MidAmerica Basement Systems arrived to address their issue, it was proposed that a TripleSafe be installed. The TripleSafe offers three pumps, a primary pump and a secondary pump if the first pump was to ever fail, and a battery backup sump that is effective during power outages. Now Craig and Shey never have to worry about another power outage again.

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Smoother Driveway Transition for Property in Hiawatha, IA

At the end of Carl’s driveway, the concrete had sunk, making the transition between the driveway and road a little rough. He had asked around for solution and had heard of the new injection technology from MidAmerica Basement Systems. PolyLevel is a state-of-the-art technology that takes common mudjacking techniques, and uses modern knowledge and materials to lift and level sunken concrete. Small 3/8th inch holes are drilled into the concrete to inject the PolyLevel. Once the solution is injection, the voids that have caused the sinking are filled. The PolyLevel expands and raises the slabs with precise and accurate lifts, leveling the concrete for a smoother transition. Carl can now feel confident when he drives his car over the end of his driveway.

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EverLast Wall Paneling Provides New Basement Walls in Cedar Rapids, IA

Debbie was looking to finish off the rest of her basement but didn’t know what to do. She would sometimes get a little bit of water seepage when it rained hard. When MidAmerica Basement Systems was out to address the water situation, they proposed the EverLast Wall Paneling system to help finish her basement. EverLast Wall Paneling use high-density closed cell foam insulation that prevents the walls from being damaged by moisture or mold. The panels also offer an R-13 insulation rating that helps make the basement more energy efficient. The strong, EverLast Wall Panels are very durable, making them sturdy enough to hold up to 300 pounds and won’t dent. Now Debbie has a beautiful finished basement walls that will not be ruined by moisture or mold.

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Leaking Basement Damages Finished Area in Cedar Rapids, IA

Dave has always had his basement finished but never an issue with it leaking, or so he thought. He begun to notice that during large and heavy rainfalls, water would seep in through the floor and wall joint, putting the finished basement at risk. He quickly contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a waterproofing system installed. A WaterGuard system was installed to help collect and redirect the seeping water, preventing if from surfacing. A SuperSump and UltraSump were installed to discharge the water out of the basement. And to repair the areas of the wall that have been ruined and ripped out, ThermalDry Wall Panels were installed. The ThermalDry Wall Panels also offer a water-resistant wall that will not become ruined by water and will not support mold or mildew growth if a new leak were to appear.

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Waterproofing Basement in Ely, IA

Debbie and Joe were having issues with their basement leaking and reached out to the experts of MidAmerica Basement Systems. A drainage track and sump systems were installed to keep the basement dry. WaterGuard is a patented drainage system that is installed along the perimeter of the basement to collect seeping water from the walls and floor, preventing it from surfacing. Once the water enters the WaterGuard, it is redirected to the TripleSafe or SuperSump pumps that have been installed. Due to the large size of the basement, a two sump pumps were needed to accommodate the large amounts of water that enters the basement. Now Debbie and Joe have a dry basement for years to come.

Leaking Basement Receives New Drainage System in Cedar Rapids, IA

Jeremy was having issues with water seeping through the wall and floor joint rather then reaching his sump pump to be properly discharged out of the basement. He attempted applying hydraulic cement to the joint, but that only worked for a short time. He was still constantly getting water in his basement. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have his issues inspected. Jeremy was offered a patented drainage system to help redirect the water to the sump pump. WaterGuard is installed along the wall and floor joint to collect the seeping water, preventing it from surfacing, and guiding it to the sump pump. 

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Wall Anchors Stabilize Bowing Foundation for Home in Center Point, IA

Patrick was beginning to notice an inward curve in his basement’s wall. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. During inspection, it was offered that he have a GeoLock Wall Anchor system installed to prevent any future inward movement, and to permanently stabilize the foundation. The GeoLock Anchors are placed in the ground outside the home to provide the appropriate force against the bowing wall to stop the inward movement. The wall anchor system also allows for the system to be tightened over time. With tightening being an option, the wall has a greater chance to becoming straighter over time, reversing the inward bow.

Leveling Patio Helps Homeowner Sell Home in Cedar Rapids, IA

Chris was becoming very upset. The sidewalk and patio to his front door had sunken and cracked, making it unsafe and unpleasant for future home buyers. He had contacted many different companies to have the area lifted and leveled, to increase the value of his home on the market. He was about to give up until MidAmerica Basement Systems offered him the solution of PolyLevel. PolyLevel uses high-density polymers to inject under the concrete, filling to voids, and lifting and stabilizing the slabs. Chris was also very impressed with the quick installation and cure time. In less than a day, the value of Chris’ home had significantly improved, grabbing more attention to home buyers.

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Sinking Concrete Causes Puddling in Driveway at Home in Cedar Rapids, IA

Gregg was having issues with water collecting and pooling in the middle of his driveway during heavy rainfalls. Voids had become present, causing the concrete to sink on one side, collecting water, and creating larger voids. He was concerned about having the area mudjacked, for fear that it would just wash away like the ground underneath. When he talked with design specialists from MidAmerica Basement Systems, he was relieved. Gregg was offered the solution PolyLevel. PolyLevel is injected under the concrete to fill the voids, and lift and stabilize the slabs. The quick reaction time allows for precise lifting and leveling. PolyLevel is also a waterproof material that prevents future washouts, making it a longer-lasting result than typical mudjacking.

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CleanSpace Wall System in Cedar Rapids, IA

This homeowner wants to use their basement but has not been able to due to it being wet. Design Specialist Bryan Nachazel recommended our CleanSpace Wall System, a durable plastic liner to keep water vapor out and brighten up the basement. CleanSpace is durable and nearly impossible to rip.

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Wall Restoration in Cedar Rapids. IA

This homeowner wants to use their basement but has not been able to due to it being wet. Some section of the basement has already been finished but damaged from water. Design Specialist Bryan Nachazel recommended our Wall Restoration panels, a cement board with a washable, vinyl finish. The panels are much harder than drywall and nearly impossible to dent.

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Waterproofing in Marion, IA

Jessica has been having water seeping into her basement for 4 years now. She plans on reselling her home soon and wants to fix the problem so that she can get the most out of her home. Water is seeping in from the wall and floor joints of the basement. Our design specialist, Dustin Shepard recommended that she go with our WaterGuard & TripleSafe System.

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Egress Window Install in Alburnett, IA

This homeowner had their basement waterproofed and wanted to eventually finish it.  Since he plans on adding additional rooms in his basement, he needed to install an egress window. Our crew leader, Karl had the pleasure of doing the installation work for the customer. Karl takes pride in a job well done and it shows in his work.

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Egress Window in St. Palo, IA

This homeowner had their basement waterproofed and wanted to eventually finish it.  Since he plans on adding additional rooms in the basement, he needed to install an egress window. Our crew leader, Karl had the pleasure of doing the installation work for the customer. Karl takes pride in a job well done and it shows in his work.

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Radon Mitigation - Sump Pump Dome Cover

Recent new homeowner tested their home for radon and came back positive, especially in their daughter’s room. Homeowner was very concerned about their daughter’s safety, so they gave MidAmerica Basement Systems a call to help solve their problem.  Bill Willcox had the pleasure of installing our Radon Mitigation system to help minimize the amount of radon in the home. A domed sump pump cover is installed to help the mitigation system from losing suction power

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From wet to Dry Basement in Cedar Rapids, IA

Kristen & Kalebb was having issues with water coming into their basement when it rained. They thought the main issue was caused from old gutters on their roof. After replacing them, they were having an issue with moisture. A call to MidAmerica Basement Systems was soon to help put their mind at ease. Oscar and his crew addressed the moisture issue with the installation of CleanSpace. CleanSpace is a thick liner the seals off moisture from entering the area, and can also act as a moisture guide to direct water to a waterproofing system. A TripleSafe Sump and WaterGuard were also installed to help keep homeowner’s basement dry. They are now sure that their basement will stay dry and moisture free thanks to MidAmerica Basement Systems.

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WaterGuard Drainage System in Cedar Rapids, IA

Kristen wants to sell her home but knows that she can’t get the most for her home if she has a wet basement. Looking through her mail she saw our AD on Valpak and called in to MidAmerica Basement Systems and was setup with our design specialist, Joe Sarb. Joe assessed the situation and recommended our WaterGuard, CleanSpace & TripleSafe System. All these systems combined provide a complete waterproofing solution.

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Complete Waterproofing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Homeowner Dylan and Melinda have been living in their home for 10 years, 8 of those years with a wet or damp basement. Heavy rain would cause water to flood into their home. They were concerned with the wet floor and how water came in through the window. They were worried that the water could potentially hurt the structural integrity of their home. When they called MidAmerica Basement Systems, they knew that they would be given the best options for them and their goals for their basement. Wes Glasglow suggested that they have a sump pump installed along with WaterGuard and a new window due to the water leaking in.  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. It comes with a battery backup and a WaterWatch alarm to make sure you know that your system is always working and can be notified if the water in the sump pump is getting too high. WaterGuard is a system that keeps water out by channeling that water out. The WaterGuard perimeter catches water run off from the walls and then drains it out. Getting a new window was important so that the water could stop getting into their basement during a heavy rain. Everlast Windows are made for basements to make sure that your home stays waterproofed.

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Complete Basement Waterproofing in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Dylan and Melinda have lived in their home for the last ten years, they have spent eight of those years with troubling water in their basement. They were concerned with the wet floor and the water that continued to come in from their window in the basement. They were concerned that if the water continued, it could risk the integrity of their home and could have a potential for mold. Though they do not spend time in this area of their home and have no intention of finishing this space, they still wanted their home to be protected. Along with CleanSpace walls they have had a TripleSafe Sump Pump and a WaterGuard System. This is the best way to keep your home dry.

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TripleSafe and WaterGuard System

Don and Cheri recently noticed that they were getting water in their basement and waned it fixed as soon as possible. Previous customers of MidAmerica Basement Systems they knew just who to call when they decided to undergo this project. They have had a TripleSafe sump pump and a full perimeter WaterGuard System installed. A TripleSafe sump pump and WaterGuard system are the best ways to keep a basement dry.

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PolyLevel in Marion, IL

Homeowner Michael has lived in his home since last April. He was looking to have the driveway and sidewalks leveled due to safety concerns. PolyLevel is a way to lift and level sidewalks and driveways. PolyLevel is a state of the art approach to repairing sinking concrete slabs. This is done by drilling a small hole into the slab and filling under the slab with the poly foam. The foam fills the void under the slab and then rises.

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Waterproofing in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Eric has been having water problems in his home and decided that it was time to have a professional take a look at his basement. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems and met with Design Specialist Wes Glasglow who gave him the best option for his wet basement. After being educated on his situation Eric decided that having a TripleSafe sump pump and a full perimeter WaterGuard System.  The TripleSafe sump pump is a three-pump system that comes with a battery back up and a WaterWatch Alarm. The battery backup is used to keep the sump pump running in case of power loss and the WaterWatch Alarm is used to make sure that the water in the pump does not get too high, If the water gets to a certain point the alarm will sound to let you know.

 

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Crawlspace in Palo, IA

Homeowner Cheryll and her son Jason were concerned with water issues in Cheryll’s basement. After meeting with Design Specialist Bryan Nachazel, they understood the problems that they were having. They had CleanSpace installed in their crawlspace to be encapsulated and a SaniDry Sedona to help them keep their humidity at the right level to keep their home safe from mold and water. CleanSpace can help keep your crawl space dry and clean and also free from insects and rodents.

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Egress Window in Springville, IA

Tyler and Michelle have lived in their home for six years. For the last two years they have talked about getting an egress window installed in their home. When they contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems they were interested in the Total Basement Finishing options that we offer. Egress window are a great addition to any basement especially if you would like to make a room in your basement a designated bedroom.

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Egress Window in Marion, IA

Homeowners Kelly and Isaac have recently had an Egress Window installed in their home. Egress Windows are needed to make a room in your basement a designated bedroom. The egress window is a fire escape and can be used in case of an emergency.  

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Crawlspace in Cedar Rapids

Paul and Julie contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems about waterproofing her crawlspace. Having an encapsulated crawlspace can ensure that your crawlspace stays dry and free of mold. The CleanSpace is similar to a pool liner, it is very thick and water resistant. By encapsulating your crawlspace, you are also making sure that your home will not get mold.

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Crawlspace in Marion, IA

Homeowners Tim and Ann have lived in their home for the last 30 years. They were concerned about the cold and dampness of the space and how it was negatively affecting their home. Having a damp crawlspace can lead to mold. After meeting with a design specialist, they knew that that crawlspace encapsulation was the right step for them.

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Crack Injection in De Witt, IA

Homeowners Michael and Bobbi have lived in their 1970’s home for the last 15 years. They recently had work done to their home to fix a bowing wall. MidAmerica Basement System thinks it is very important to have annual maintenance done on the system that we install to ensure their lifespan and quality. During one of their service calls Service Technician Adao noticed some cracking in the wall. To fix this problem Adao had filled the crack with an injection to make sure that it will not get any worse.

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PolyLevel in Robins, IA

Homeowner Mike has noticed overtime that his driveway and sidewalk were sinking and cracking. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems he wanted to learn more about the PolyLevel technology that we offer. The PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under the concrete slab. The foam fills the void under the slap that is causing it to sink and crack. The foam then expands and hardens lifting the concrete to its former place.

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Radon Mitigation in Cedar Rapids

Homeowners Lee and Diane contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems when they were having radon concerns. Having a radon mitigation system installed in their home was very important to them. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The radon mitigation system has been installed on t outside of the home along with the aesthetic cover. This cover offers a pleasing look along with the added protection from outdoor elements.

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PolyLevel in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Paul and Julie have lived in there home for many years. Over the last few years they have noticed their driveway and sidewalk dinking and cracking. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the PolyLevel technology that we offer. The PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under the slab and fills the void under the slab. Th foam then expands and hardens bring the slab back to where it was.

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Waterproofing gin Marion, IA

Homeowners David and Micheal has lived in their home for a few years and have decided to start the process of remodeling. That means beginning with the basement. They needed a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in their home. They had a WaterGuard System and a new sump pump installed in their home. 

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PolyLevel in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Jason has lived in his home for the last two years, his home was built in 1999. Over the last two years, he has noticed his driveway was slowly sinking and cracking. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems when he wanted to learn more about the PolyLevcel services that we offer. PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under concrete slabs to the lift and level the slab. 

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Radon in Fairfax, IA

Homeowners Robert and Jean were concerned about the levels of radon in their home. They have lived in their home since 2008They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems knowing that they would have top quality service. Radon in your home can be very dangerous. In the United States, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. It is important that your home and family are safe. 

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Sump Pump Service in Cedar Rapids, Ia

Homeowner Josh was recently contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems when it was time for his annual maintenance appointment.  It is important to have your systems checked annually due to building up. Receiving maintenance on your sump pump included cleaning out the sump pump and making sure that all of the parts are working properly. 

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PolyLevel in Palo, IA

Homeowner Doug and Deb recently had PolyLevel foam injected under their driveway. Over the last few years, they have noticed that their driveway and sidewalk were sinking. They contact MidAmerica Basement Systems when they were ready to seek professional advice. The PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under the slab that fills the void. The foam expands and hardens lifting the slab back to its former position. 

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PolyLevel in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Christian and Lori contacted MidAmerica Basement System when they were looking to learn more about lifting and level their concrete. PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under a concrete slab and fills the void that is causing the sinking and cracking. The foam then expands and hardens to make sure the void under the slab is filled.   

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Concrete Repair in Hiawatha, IA

Homeowners Jim and Kitty have lied in their 1950's home for the last 13 years. Over time they slowly started to notice that the concrete slabs outside of their home were cracking and breaking. The shifting slabs were a trip hazard and an eyesore.  The decision to seek professional advice came when they heard about the PolyLevel foam that we offer. The foam is injected under the concrete slab. The foam then expands and then hardens to lift and level the slab. 

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Concrete Repair in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Steve has lived in his home for many years.  He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the concrete repair options that we offer. Concrete Lifting leveling comes in the form of Polyurethane foam. The foam is injected under the slab the foam expands and hardens lifting and leveling the concrete slabs.

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Concrete Repair in Cedar Rapids

  Homeowner Steve has lived in his home for many years.  He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the concrete repair options that we offer. Concrete Lifting leveling comes in the form of Polyurethane foam. The foam is injected under the slab the foam expands and hardens lifting and leveling the concrete slabs.

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Concrete Repair in Ceder Rapids, IA


Homeowner Marcus has lived in his home for a few years. Over time he slowly noticed that the driveway outside of his home was sinking along with the steps to the front door. MidAmerica Basement Systems proudly offers top of the line concrete repair services in the form of polyurethane foam. Small ports are inserted into the concrete slabs where the foam will be pumped under the concrete. The foam is injected under the slab and fills the void under the slab that is causing the sinking and cracking. The foam expands into the void and hardens causing the concrete slab to lift and level.

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Driveway Repair in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Mike and Angie recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the concrete lifting and leveling services. Concrete Repair comes in the form of a polyurethane foam. The foam is pumped under concrete slabs, the foam fills a void that is causing the sinking and cracking. The foam fills the void and hardens and expands. The expanding causing the concrete to lift and level. 

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Broken Driveway and Sidewalk made New in Marion, IA

Homeowners Barbara and Stewart recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the concrete lifting and leveling services that we offer. The cracking that they were experiencing was extreme and they worried nothing was going to be able to help it. Our solution for them included a polyurethane foam, which is pumped under the sinking concrete slabs. The foam fills the void as the foam hardens and expands, which lifts and levels the slabs. 

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Concrete Steps and Driveway Repaired in Cedar Rapids, IA

This homeowner, Kevin, has lived in his home for the past eight years and he had no plans to leave anytime soon. While the house was only built in 2006, Kevin noticed that over time his front steps had started pulling away from the brick of the home. He had also started having issues with his sidewalk and driveway. Kevin reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for professional advice. MidAmerica Basement Systems offers a concrete repair solution in the form of a polyurethane foam. The foam is injected under the concrete and fills the void that causes the sinking. The foam then expands and hardens to help lift the concrete steps back to their former place. This foam was also used to help lift and level their driveway, which was sinking below their garage.

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Servicing a sump pump in Marion, IA


Homeowner Denise was recently contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems because she was due for her annual service appointment. Having the maintenance of your system every year is very important. Having the system looked at every year by a professional you can be sure that all of the parts of the system are working properly and also that the system will last a long time.

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Concrete Sidewalk and Step Repair in Marion, IA


Concrete repair services at MidAmerica Basement Systems is a polyurethane foam that is pumped under concrete slabs. The foam fills a void under the slab the foam then expands and then hardens to lift and level the slab of concrete.

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Dry Basement in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Shannon and Joey recently had their home waterproofed by MidAmerica Basement System.  We installed a full perimeter waterproofing system, which was installed around to the exterior walls of the home. This WaterGuard system acts like a channeling system for the water to run to the sump pump and then be pumped out of the home. 

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Crawlspace Encapsulation in Marion, IA

Homeowner Judy recently had MidAmerica Basement Sytems encapsulated her crawlspace. Encapsulation of your crawlspace makes sure that the crawlspace stays clean and dry. Encapsulation can also help with mold prevention. First, the crawlspace is leveled and cleared. Drainage matting is added to the floor so that water can drain properly. Then CleanSpace is added to the walls to keep a watertight barrier. CleanSpace is similar to a thick pool liner that works to keep water out. It also helps with keeping out unwanted rodents and insects that may also get into your home. 

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Funeral Home Concrete Repair in Cedar Rapids, IA

Matt from Murdoch Funeral Home recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the concrete repair options we offer. Our concrete repair system is a polyurethane foam that is pumped underneath concrete slabs. The foam fills the void under the slab that is causing the sinking and the cracking and then expands and hardens lifting the concrete slabs. The cracks are then filled with NexusPro, which allows each slab to be sealed at the joints and provides the option for the slabs to grow and shrink with the seasons.

 

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SmartJack Systems Levels Floors in Cedar Rapids, IA

Shannon and Joey have lived in their home for a few years now. Over time they slowly started to notice that the floors of their home were unlevel. They were interested in having the foundation looked at. After meeting with a design specialist, they knew that having a SmartJack system was best for the safety of their home. The SmarkJack is a way to keep the foundation stable and also help keep the floors level.

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New WaterGuard System in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Rob contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to get information about a waterproofing system for their home. Their home needed a WaterGuard system to help move the water out of their home. The WaterGuard leads to the sump pump that then pumps the water out of their home. After the WaterGuard system is installed it is paved over so that the system is undetectable. 

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Driveway Repair in Fairfax, IA

Lori from Heritage Property Management recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the concrete repair services we offer. Our concrete repair comes in the form of a polyurethane foam. The foam is pumped under the concrete and fills the void under the slab that is causing the sinking and cracking. The foam expands and hardens under the slab and begins to lift and level it. After the foam is injected, the joints of the concrete are sealed. 

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Everlast Wall Restoration in Mount Vernon, IA

Homeowner Dan and Liz were concerned about the walls of their basement after experiencing mold due to water damaged . They decided to have all of their walls removed and replaced with Everlast Walls. Everlast Walls are made of all inorganic materials and will not mold or warp if they are exposed to water. Their results are a welcome visual addition to any space, making it comfortable and dry.

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Concrete Lifting and Repair in Robin, IA

Homeowners Kiley and Julie have lived in their home for the last few years. Over time they noticed the driveway of their home was sinking and very uneven. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the PolyLevel concrete lifting and leveling services. The polylevel is a polyurethane foam that is injected under the concrete slabs. The foam fills the void under the slab, the foam then expands and hardens under the slab. As the foam expands it lifts the concrete slab. 

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Concrete Sealing and Repair in Robins, IA

Homeowners Kiley and Julie recently called MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about our concrete repair and protection options we provide. They noticed over time that their driveway and sidewalk were sinking and cracking. They wanted the driveway repaired, but they also didn't want this to happen again. They made the decision to have the whole driveway sealed and protected. First, the driveway was lifted and leveled. Then the joints in the driveway were sealed with Nexus Pro. Nexus Pro is used to create a seal between each slab that will allow the slabs to grow and shrink with the change of the seasons. 

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Driveway Lifting in Marion, IA

Homeowners Rick and Dee recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn about the concrete repair services we offer. After having a consultation with the homeowners, the solution to their issue was our POLYlevel system.  With POLYlevel, Polyurethane foam is injected under concrete slabs to fill the void that is causing the sinking and cracking. Once the void is filled with the polyfoam, the slab is lifted and becomes leveled. 

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New Radon System in Marion, IA

Jane recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about Radon Mitigation and the options available to her. Radon is a naturally occurring gas and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Having a radon mitigation system installed in your home will make sure to keep you, your family, and your pets safe. 

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Driveway Slab Repair in Ely, IL

Homeowner Ben has lived in his home for many years over the years he noticed that the driveway of his home was starting to crack and sink. The driveway was beginning to sink inches below the garage. It was hard for them to enter the garage and the sinking was a very bad trip hazard. He was interested in the Concrete repair services offered by MidAmerica Basement Systems. The Concrete Repair comes in the form of a polyurethane foam. The foam is injected under the concrete slabs into a void that is causing the sinking. After the void is filled the foam begins to expand and harden, the hardening allows the slab to be lifted and set in place. 

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Servicing a Waterproofing System in Robins, IA.

Diane and Michael recently were contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems when their waterproofing system was due for its annual maintenance. It is important to have your waterproofing system checked annually to keep them running at their best. This also ensures the life and quality of your system. 

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Radon Mitigation in Marion, IA.

Homeowner Chris was recently contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems when he was due for an annual maintenance. His sump pump needed to be cleaned out and all the parts were tested to make sure that they were working properly. It is important to have your system serviced every year to make sure that the system is working properly. 

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New WaterGuard Waterproofing in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Ben and Heather recently decided it was time to have a professional look at their home after they experienced some water issues in their home. After meeting with a design specialist they knew that the best option for their home was to have a full perimeter waterproofing system installed along all of the exterior walls of the home. The WaterGuard System is used to move all of the water to the sump pump. The sump pump will then pump the water out of the home. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that had a battery back up and a WaterWatch alarm. The Battery helps keep the system running in case your home experiences power loss during a bad storm and the WaterWatch also alerts you when the water in the pump is getting too high due to heavy rain or even pump failure. 

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Sump Pump Servicing in Springville, IL

Homeowner Steve has lived in his home for many years. A few years ago he had a sump pump installed in his home by MidAmerica Basement Systems. For years the sump pump had kept his home safe and try. He knew that it was important to have the system serviced annually so that the system would continue to work for years to come. He knew that the system was working, however, he knew that it was better safe than sorry. Upon arriving Service Technician Kyle McCarty saw that the water in the sump pump was not being full pumped from the pump. He made sure to flush the water from the system and then to check all of the parts of the sump pump. After checking all of the parts to make sure that they are working the sump pump is working better and has no water in it. 

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Flooded Basement Now Dry in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Donald and Marilyn have lived in their home for many years. Their farmhouse was over 130 years old. For many years they have had issues with water in their basement. Their daughter was very worried about the water in their home and she knew that if they did not do something to fix it that it could cause more damage or even put their foundation at risk. They knew it was time to have a professional look at their home. Design Specialists Wes Glasglow did a full inspection of the inside and outside of their home. After his inspection, he saw that the home had water damage on the basement walls and floors from the previous flooding. He wanted to offer them a solution that they never had to worry about water again. Wes suggested a full perimeter waterproofing system to protect their home. The full perimeter waterproofing is WaterGuard around all of the exterior walls, a new TripleSafe sump pump, and CleanSpace walls.

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Old Basement Gets New Waterproofing System in Robins, IA

Homeowner Steve has lived and owned his home for the last 14 years. The basement of his home had a water issue every time that I would rain. After many years and the fear of mold growth is his home he decided that it was time to call the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems. He had a full waterproofing system installed in his home to help keep his home dry and free of moisture. 

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Concrete Joint Sealing in Marion, IA

Homeowner Brian has lived in his home for many years. For the last few years, he has noticed the driveway to his home was sinking and cracking. The joint of the concrete slab was starting to pull away from each other. They had polyurethane foam injected under the slabs to correct the sinking of the concrete. The foam after it is injected expands and hardens, adhering to the concrete. 

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Wet Basement Now Dry in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowners Quynn and Andrew have lived in their home for the last four years. For the last four years, they have noticed that when it rains they get a little bit of water in their basement. After experiencing a very wet fall and had a lot of water they decided to seek professional advice about keeping their basement dry permanently. The standing water in their basement worried them, they feared that the water could cause structural damage or worse. They were worried that if they did have the problem addressed that it could get worse or they could even get mold in their home which is dangerous. Design Specialist Bryan Nachazel did a full inspection of the inside and the outside of their home. After completing his inspection he gave Quynn and Andrew several of the best options for waterproofing their home. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system added to their home, which includes WaterGuard on all exterior walls, a new sump pump, and CLeanSpace walls. 

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New Cry Basement in Robins, IA

Homeowner Steve has lived in his home for the last few years. He was having water problems in his basement and he feared that it was causing damage that would not be able to be fixed. He decided to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about his options to protect his home. After meeting with a design specialist he knew that it was in the best interest of his home to have it waterproofed. A TripleSafe Sump Pum pump was added along with CleanSpace Walls and WaterGuard. 

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Concrete Lifting and Leveling Repaires Driveway and Sidewalk in Marion, IA

Homeowner Jeff has lived in his home for the last three years. They recently noticed that the concrete slabs of their home were shifting and cracking. They wanted to have the concrete addressed and repaired but they were unclear on how to do that. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about concrete repair. At MidAmerica Basement Systems we proudly offer a PolyLevel foam that is injected under the concrete to help lift and level the slabs. 

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New Waterproofing System in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Alisan recently had a full inspection done on her home after she was concerned about the water in her basement. She had a full waterproofing system added to her home. The new TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that with making sure that the home stays dry, it also has a battery back up that will keep the system running in case of power loss. 

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New Waterproofing System in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Lisa has lived in her home for many years. After the last rainy season, she started to experience water in her home. She was concerned that the water would lead to more damage to her home. She had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in her home. The waterproofing was a WaterGuard system and a new sump pump. 

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SmartJacks Help Home in Manchester, IA

Homeowners Duane and Patty have lived in their home for many years. They have noticed over time that the floors of their home were sinking in places. They were concerned that if they did not address this issues that it could potentially get worse. They call MidAmerica Basement System to learn more about the foundation repair options that they have. The professional advice of a design specialist was to have SmartJacks installed. The Smart Jacks will help lift the floors back to a level which will help restore the quality of the home. 

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Clean and Dry Crawlspace Encapsulation in Hiawatha, IA

Homeowner Angela has lived in her home for the last year. Her home was built in 1956 and she first noticed the crawlspace when she moved into the home. The crawlspace worried her because it was dirty and had a little bit of water. She wanted to make sure that her home was safe and protected. She plans to live in this home forever and she wanted to make sure that she never had to worry. The crawlspace was fully encapsulated with CleanSpace. CleanSpace is similar to a thick pool liner and will make sure that the home has a watertight barrier. Encapsulating the crawlspace will make sure that the home will be water free and also make sure that the home is free of insects and rodents. 

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Old Basement Now Dry and in Marion, IA

Homeowner Katie has lived in her home for many years. She recently contacted MidAmerica Basement System to learn more about having the water issue in her home address. Her basement was very old and needed serious help. A design specialist did a full inspection of the inside and outside of the home. After all of his findings, he educated the homeowner about what we could do to make their home safe. A full perimeter waterproofing system was installed around all of the exterior walls of the home. The WaterGuard system will move the water like a channeling system to a sump pump where the sump pump will pump the water out of the home. 

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Very Wet Basement in Marion, IA

Homeowner Katie contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems after the basement. She had standing water in her home that she feared that the water was causing permanent damage to her home. She decided to call the professionals to make sure that her home was protected for the future. She had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed to keep her home dry. 

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Basement With New Waterproofing System in Cedar Rapids, IA

Homeowner Amanda moved into her home a few years ago. When she first purchased the home, she had never experienced water issues. However, as time went on, she noticed more and more water entering the home. She decided that it was time to seek professional advice with MidAmerica Basement Systems. After a design specialist did a full inspection of the inside and the outside of the home Amanda decided to have a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in her home. She knew that if she did nothing that the water damage could cause further damage to her home.

 A WaterGuard system is placed around all of the exterior walls of the home. The WaterGuard acts as a channeling system for the water that is entering the home. The WaterGuard allow the water to flow to a sump pump where the water will be removed from the home. The TripleSafe sump pump is s three pump system that comes with a battery backup. The battery back up allows the system to continue running in case of power loss in the home. 

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Serving the following Linn County, IA zip codes
Cedar Rapids 52409, Cedar Rapids 52402, Cedar Rapids 52498, Cedar Rapids 52406, Cedar Rapids 52410, Cedar Rapids 52403, Cedar Rapids 52499, Cedar Rapids 52407, Cedar Rapids 52411, Cedar Rapids 52404, Cedar Rapids 52408, Cedar Rapids 52401, Cedar Rapids 52497, Cedar Rapids 52405, Marion 52302, Hiawatha 52233, Mount Vernon 52314, Robins 52328, Center Point 52213, Fairfax 52228, Lisbon 52253, Ely 52227, Central City 52214, Springville 52336, Toddville 52341, Palo 52324, Walker 52352, Alburnett 52202, Coggon 52218, Prairieburg 52219, Troy Mills 52344

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