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Zoeller Sump Pump
WaterGuard French Drain Installation
Flooded, Wet Basement Repair
Replacement & Egress Basement Windows
Battery Backup Sump Pump
Foundation Cracks & Settlement Repair
Foundation Wall Straightening & Stabilization
Street Creep Repair
Foundation Wall Anchors
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting & Leveling
Commercial Foundation Services
Pool Deck Repair
Concrete Driveway Leveling
Concrete Sidewalk Leveling
Crawl Space Repair
Vapor Barrier Installation
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Energy Efficient Dehumidifier
Radiant Barrier & Crawlspace Insulation
Sagging Floor Joist Repairs
Sump Pump Repair
Sump Pump Replacement
Crawl Space Sump Pump Installation
Electronic Air Cleaner Installation
Room additions are great when you are looking to increase your home’s square footage, but down the road, issues can arise. Over the years, the ground under the addition starts to settle and shift, causing the addition to sink and slope from the rest of the home. MidAmerica Basement Systems offer a solution to your sinking addition. PolyLevel is a simple, effective lifting solution that fills the voids under your concrete slab to lift and level the addition back to its original position. The PolyLevel system uses small injection holes, roughly the size of a dime, that go unnoticed once job is complete. PolyLevel is the only “right” solution to lift and level concrete of all types.
Bowing walls can produce horizontal cracks from the pressure of the soil on the foundation. Hydrostatic pressure and frost cause a lot of pressure against the foundation, pushing inward on the walls, causing them to bow. A PowerBrace system from MidAmerica Basement Systems provides a permanent and stable foundation support. The patented I-beams allows tightening on the system, over time, improving the failing foundation wall(s). Properly installing the PowerBrace system requires a professional reinforcement method to properly distribute the load, protecting and preventing any further home damage. Without the proper load calculations, floor systems and joists will become ruined, causing new damage to the floor system, and allowing the foundation to worsen.
Roberta was ready to put her home on the market, when her realtor insisted on fixing the cracked and unlevel walkway to the front door. While looking around at her options, Roberta came across the PolyLevel system offered by MidAmerica Basement Systems. Similar, but more effective than mudjacking, PolyLevel is injected under the concrete to lift and raise sunken concrete, allowing for cracks to realign. PolyLevel’s light weight foam precisely fills and lifts concrete, while providing a more permanent solution than typical mudjacking. After the job was complete, Roberta had a walkway that looked brand new, giving her curb appeal a much nicer look, and ready for the market.
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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 Rock Island County basement and completely encapsulate your crawl space with CleanSpace vapor barrier. We are here to solve the problem for you.
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Foundation problems destroy your Rock Island 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.
The sunken and cracked concrete around your Rock Island 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.
If you think you might have radon gas seeping into your home, it's time to take action. We help homeowners in Rock Island County, IL with radon testing, and can even provide a FREE quote for the cost of a radon mitigation system for your home.
Rock Island home-owners, Pat and Joe D., called on MidAmerica Basement Systems experts in 2010. Since then they have continued to call on the MidAmerica team for all of their basement needs. Recently, the homeowners decided to further secure their basement by installing CarbonAmor on the foundation walls. CarbonArmor's material is stronger than steel.
With the walls secure, the homeowners also chose to line their basement walls with the incredibly durable CleanSpace liner. Not only is CleanSpace liners resistant to tears and punctures but also has an anti-microbial additive that warns off mold and bacteria. The CleanSpace liner also brightened up the homeowner's basement and concealed the work that was done to their walls. Good as new!
MidAmerica is grateful to those repeat customers like Pat and Joe for their continued loyalty and trust!
The condition of this basement in Silvis was beginning to become a nuisance for these homeowners and so they decided to call on the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. The team installed a TripleSafe sump pump system that comes with 3 pumps in one, one of the pumps is a battery powered back-up pump in case of a power outage, an alarm to alert the owner of any problems, an airtight lid and more.
The experts also installed a WaterGuard that will redirect any wall leaks to the TripleSafe sump pump. The foundation floor had large cracks which were created by hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is essentially pressure that builds when the ground around and under the home absorb lots of water, such as during storms. This pressure builds and begins to push against the foundation floor/walls. Large cracks in the foundation can lead to more complications if not addressed by an expert. In order to alleviate the pressure, the MidAmerica team created laterals in the foundation, which provided relief from the hydrostatic pressure. Ultimately, redirecting the water from underneathe to the local TripleSafe sump pump.
Now this basement has a fighting chance against leaks and floods!
Marilyn in Milan was beyond frustrated with her basement. She lived on the property for 60 years and remembers water coming into her basement since the beginning. Unsure of what to do, and who to call Marilyn was referred to the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Michael Banks was the expert that went out to Marilyn's home and was able to inspect the property, gave her a quote the same day, all at no cost to her. Excited to finally have a dry reliable space, Marilyn gave the okay and soon the MidAmerica experts were hard at work.
Under the direction of lead foreman, Mike Clementz, the team installed the TripleSafe Sump Pump, a remarkable system that is equipped with a 3 in 1 pump. The 3rd pump is dual battery operated and serves as a back-up pump in the event of a power-outage. The 2nd pump switches on if the first pump can’t keep up, and the first pump does most of the work. TripleSafe Sump Pumps are powerful enough to pump 12,000 gallons of water out of the space. The pumps are elevated with a pump stand, to keep it clean and safe from debris. The lid is airtight which is designed to prevent clogging, and it also prevents water evaporating back into the basement causing more humidity. The TripleSafe Sump Pump comes with a special alarm system that alerts the owners immediately if a problem is detected, giving the owner's time to address the matter before it gets any worse.
The walls are waterproofed using the CleanSpace liner. A durable liner that is resistant to tears/punctures, it has an antimicrobial agent to fight mold, and its bright white color transforms the space dramatically. The liner serves as a vapor barrier that also drains water behind it to the WaterGuard system. The WaterGuard system is built 3/8 between the floor and wall that directs leaks to the local TripleSafe Sump Pump.
The team installed the TrenchDrain at the bottom of stairs leading to an outside entrace. The TrenchDrain is perfect for spaces that have an entranceway from the outside to the basement. The TrenchDrain drains the water that can come in through these openings.
Marilyn is ecstatic to have her basement back without worry. She can use the base for storage feeling confident that her belongings will be safe. The MidAmerican Team is thrilled to have another happy customer and healthy basement! MidAmerica is especially grateful for customer referrals for they are the best testaments to what MidAmerica has done for the Quad Cities and surrounding areas for the last 25 years.
The homeowner of this Milan Basement wanted to brighten their basement with natural light, but worried that the task may be a little daunting so they sought the advice of the MidAmerica Basement Systems team and they were able to send an expert out to their home and assess the possibilities. The team member explained that a StakWell Egress Window system could be exactly what the homeowners were looking for. The homeowners were quoted the same day and were excited to have MidAmerica start.
The new window system improved the appearance of the homeowners’ basement from the interior and exterior. The homeowners are excited to have a basement that is warmer and brighter. The StakWel Egress Window is designed to provide lots of sunshine, as the light bounces off the bright white color. It is designed to be energy efficient, durable, and reliable.
Mike is the owner of this smaller crawlspace in Moline and wanted to both insulate and encapsulate the space, so he called MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free estimate. Michael Banks was the expert sent to inspect the crawlspace and provided information on what products will best serve Mike's needs. With lead foreman, Mike Clementz leading the team, the project was underway. The team installed the SmartDrain which allows water to go drain but does not allow damp air to rise, minimizing humidity. The SmartDrain is also equipped with an alarm that will warn Mike if there are any problems. The SmartDrain is installed with the CleanSpace liner which acts as a vapor barrier and is also made with an antimicrobial additive that wards off mold and bacteria growth. The CleanSpace liner is durable enough to resist punctures and tears but is flexible enough to wrap around obstructions.
The team also installed the SaniDry Systems CX. The SaniDry is a dehumidifier and air filtration system in one high efficiency, high capacity unit. The SaniDry is also EnergyStar rated which means that it will save Mike money on his utility bills. Additionally, the SanidDry drains into the SmartDrain which means Mike will never have to go into the crawlspace and dump water out himself.
MidAmerica further encapsulated the space by sealing off the vents in the crawlspace. Vents in crawlspace tend to create a host of problems including but not limited to high humidity levels leading to mold, foul smells, an entry point for pests and more. By sealing off the vents and installing the EverLast access well, the crawlspace is protected from outside influences such as leaks, air flow, critters, debris etc.
Mike's small crawlspace created big problems for him but now thanks to the team at MidAmerica, Mike has a crawlspace that is dry, healthy, and is saving him a bundle on energy bills. MidAmerica is happy to have provided Mike with solutions to his crawlspace concerns!
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.
Keith, the homeowner of this basement, decided to give MidAmerica Basement Systems a call when he discovered a lot of water coming in at the bottom of his block foundation. The team sent out Joe Sarb to inspect the foundation and within the same day, Joe was able to suggest a solution and the cost to address the issues to Keith. Justin Bailey was the lead foreman leading the team. The team replaced Keith's old sump pump with the patented TripleSafe sump pump. There were issues with Keith's old sump pumping system making it inadequate for the job intended. The most apparent difference between the two, is the old sump pump did not have a lid and the TripleSafe does. With the right lid, the TripleSafe is guarded from debris that may fall in and clog/disrupt the system. Also the TripleSafe lid is airtight, this allows water to go down into the drain but does not allow damp, musty, humid air from escaping. The lid for the TripleSafe is also equipped with the WaterWatch alarm system set to alert Keith of any issues. The TripleSafe also comes with 3 pumps in 1. The 3rd pump is the UltraSump, which is the battery back-up pump that activates when the power goes out.
The team installed the WaterGuard around the perimeter. WaterGuard is a specially-designed interior piping system. The big difference between WaterGuard and other traditional piping systems is that WaterGuard sits on top of the foundation footing, which is critical to avoid clogging leading to floods. WaterGuard also has a 3/8 gap to redirect wall leaks to the TripleSafe sump pump.
Terry is the homeowner of these TWO crawl spaces in East Moline and wanted them both cleaned up and insulated. Terry called the MidAmerica Basement Systems team and the team sent expert Mac McDaniel in to inspect the spaces. Terry agreed to the game plan and the team sent out lead foreman Justin Bailey to head the project.
The first crawl space is the larger of the two. The team cleared out all the debris and then laid out CleanSpace Drainage Matting. The drainage system is a dimpled polyethylene membrane material that allows water to flow underneath the CleanSpace liner. The team installed SilverGlo on the walls which is a foil backed foam insulating material. The SilverGlo is impregnated with graphite, which reduces heat from escaping the space. SilverGlo is inorganic making it unlikely to deteriorate. The space was sealed with CleanSpace liner wit is a 20 mil thick plastic liner that has multiple layers of plastics with differentiating flexibility making it resistant to tears and punctures. CleanSpace is an inorganic material that also has an antimicrobial additive called UnltraFresh which prevents mold growth on the liner. The second crawl space is smaller and was fitted with the CleanSpace liner as well. MidAmerica Basement Systems is happy to have provided Terry with two clean, comfortable, and insulated crawl spaces!
Alex J is the homeowner of the walkout basement in Milan and called the team at MidAMerica Basement Systems to send an expert to inspect the space. Alex noticed water coming in from two different areas and with a thorough inspection the expert, Joe Sarb, was able to identify the issues and provide Alex with solutions.
Lead by lead foreman, Bill Wilcox, the team installed the TripleSafe sump pump, CleanSpace and WaterGuard. TripleSafe sump pump is the idea sump pump for spaces taking in substantial water and is the system that keeps a basement dry all the time. This 3 in 1 unit comes equipped with features that make it superior to other systems, such as the UltraSump. The UltraSump is the 3rd pump in the system that is the unit battery back-up sump pump in case of a power outage and the WaterWatch alarm system that will alert Alex of rising water in the system.
WaterGuard was installed as the perimeter drainage system. WaterGuard sits on top of the foundation footing and is designed to direct wall leaks and rising ground water to the TripleSafe sump pump. CleanSpace was fitted to the basement walls to further waterproof the space. CleanSpace is a tear and puncture resistant 7 layer material that has an antimicrobial additive that fight mold growth. The team also installed IceGuard, which is a basement saver during those cold winter months. The IceGuard prevents floods from frozen pipes by ejecting water way from the foundation walls.
Alex now has a waterproofed walk out basement and no longer has to worry about further water damage!
The talented comedy troupe that performs in the same building as this older basement in Rock Island had concerns about the general condition of the space so the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems were called. The space needed a proper sump pump so the team installed the patented SuperSump. The SuperSump comes with a cast iron zoeller pump making it more reliable than other sump pumps. The SuperSump stands on top of a CleanPump stand to ensure that the system does not get corrupted by debris. The air tight lid also keeps the SuperSump debris free as it also prevents water vapor from rising out of the sump. SuperSump also comes with the WaterWatch designed to sound off when water is rising in the system, which could be the sign of a potential flood or other problem.
The team installed the perimeter drainage system, WaterGuard, to direct wall leaks to the SuperSump and off the foundation floor. The team also lined the old brick walls with CleanSpace liner to further waterproof the space and keep water vapor behind the 20 mil thick liner. CleanSpace also comes with an antimicrobial additive called UltraFresh to help fight mold growth. MidAmerica is happy to have provided a safer space for the troupe and their audiences!
The owner of this property in Moline was concerned at the condition of the wall caving in front of their garage so they called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for solutions. The team decided to installed the Helical Anchor System to stabilize the wall. What most likely compromised the integrity of the wall is commonly known as Hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is pressure caused by water and gravity that create an immense amount of pressure against a structure.
Helical anchors are great for stabilizing walls. The team drills holes in the structure at certain points that will best stabilize structure. The Helical rod is mechanically rotated deep into the ground until the desired depth/resistance is met. Then the team installs the steel plates to the helical rod, securing the entire structure. There is the potential for further straightening with helical anchors. Before the wall was caving forward, creating a hazard. Now the wall is properly secured and safe. These helical tie backs will be monitored and torqued if necessary.
The owner of this property in Moline was concerned at the condition of the wall caving in front of their garage so they called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for solutions. The team decided to install the Wall Anchor System to stabilize the wall. What most likely compromised the integrity of the wall is commonly known as Hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is pressure caused by water and gravity that create an immense amount of pressure against a structure.
Wall anchors are great for stabilizing walls. The team drills holes in the structure at certain points that will best stabilize structure. The Helical rod is mechanically rotated deep into the ground until the desired depth/resistance is met. Then the team installs the steel plates to the helical rod, securing the entire structure. There is the potential for further straightening with helical anchors. Before the wall was caving forward, creating a hazard. Now the wall is properly secured and safe. These helical tie backs will be monitored and torqued if necessary.
The homeowner in Moline called the team at MidAmerica Basement Systems because they were tired of constant water leaks. The team installed WaterGuard as the perimeter drainage system. WaterGuard sits on top of the foundation footing so it doesn't clog like other drain systems. The team also installed SuperSump with cast iron zoeller pump, CleanPump stand, air tight lid, air tight drain and WaterWatch alarm system. Now the homeowners don't have to worry when it rains or when the snow melts!
This basement in Moline was making the homeowners very frustrated with repeated water intrusion that was visibly damaging their basement. The homeowners called the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems to waterproof their basement. The team installed the patented perimeter drainage system and SuperSump to help keep this basement dry. WaterGuard sits on top of the foundation footing to prevent clogging and SuperSump has special features such as a WaterWatch alarm system, airtight lid with airtight drain, cast iron Zoeller pump and CleanPump stand. Now the homeowners no longer struggle with frustration because of wet basement!
The homeowner of this Taylor Ridge residence needed her basement waterproofed and stabilized after noticing a lot of water coming into the space. She was referred to the MidAmerica Basement Systems team and soon the team was hard at work waterproofing her basement with the dream team, TripleSafe sump, CleanSpace and WaterGuard. The team permanently stabilized the walls with PowerBrace I Beam system that stabilizes and has a tightening feature designed to potentially improve the wall wit time! The homeowner now has space she can use!
This basement in Moline belongs to a homeowner that was frustrated with repeated water intrusion every time it rained! They sought the help of the MidAmerica Basement Systems team. The experts installed TripleSafe, WaterGuard, SaniDry XP and BrightWall to not only ensure a dry basement but also improve the overall look and feel of the basement. The homeowner now has a new and improved basement!
In Walcott, homeowners weren't please with their current basement windows so they called the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems. The team replace the old, dingy windows with new, energy efficient egress windows and also installed a new StakWEL window system. The homeowners have a basement that looks brighter and feels better!
Andrea L. is the homeowner of this Moline residence and she was alarmed by the repeated water intrusion that seemed to rise up from the foundation floor. The MidAmerica Basement Systems team permanently waterproofed Andrea's basement by installing WaterGuard subfloor drainage system, SuperSump pump system and by constructing laterals in the foundation floor. Andrea is relieved she doesn't have to battle with water seepage in her basement anymore!
Susan V. from Rock Island is the homeowner of this basement and crawl space. Unfortunately, Susan was experiencing water intrusion in both space so she contacted the MidAmerica Basement Systems experts. The team waterproofed both areas, the crawl space was encapsulated with CleanSpace liner and the basement with installation of TripleSafe sump pump systems as well as the WaterGuard subfloor drainage system. Susan is very happy with the completed project!
Taylor Ridge homeowner was ready to invest in her home by waterproofing the basement and restoring the water damaged walls. The team waterproofed the basement by installing WaterGuard perimeter drainage system and the TripleSafe sump pump system. To revitalize the look of the basement while further waterproofing the basement, the team installed EverLast wall restoration panels and BrightWall panels. The homeowner has a basement that is both dry and restored!
This Moline homeowner was concerned with the amount of repeated water seepage in his basement so he was referred to the MidAmerica basement Systems experts. The team installed SuperSump pump system, WaterGuard subfloor drainage system and IceGuard to prevent flooding from frozen discharge lines to waterproof the basement. The basement has patented systems protecting his basement from further water seepage!
This Rock Island homeowner called the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems after noticing continuous leaks in the basement. The team waterproofed the basement by installing a WaterGuard perimeter drainage system and a SuperSump pump system. Now the homeowner now has a basement that is leak proof!
Rock Island homeowners were experiencing water seepage in their home from various points of entry so to remedy the issue, they contacted the team at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Basement waterproofing for this home included WaterGuard subfloor drainage system and TripleSafe sump pump system. The homeowners can be confident that their wet basement days are behind them!
The owners of this East Moline home were displeased with their dingy basement so they contacted the team at MidAmerica basement Systems. The basement was waterproofed with the installation of a WaterGuard subfloor drainage system and TripleSafe sump pump system. The homeowners are excited about their dry basement!
The owner of this East Moline residence was dissatisfied with his consistently damp basement so he turned to the professionals at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Water seepage in the basement was controlled with the installation of SuperSump pump, WaterGuard subfloor drainage system and CleanSpace liner. The owner is delighted with his cleaner and dryer basement!
Jose M. of Rock Island, IL was frustrated by a bowing wall in his basement, and decided to call Michael Banks of MidAmerica Basement Systems directly. Design specialist Michael Banks was happy to help, and came out to gauge the situation.
Soon, Foreman Justin Bailey came to Jose’s home to install CarbonArmor. CarbonArmor is an adhesive system, 10x stronger than steel, that hugs the wall tightly, stopping wall bowing before it becomes a bigger issue.
When Justin and his team finished the job, Jose was left with a safe foundation and peace of mind.
Steve H. would get water in his basement every time it rained. The water damage on the walls was becoming too overwhelming so he decided to call the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free in-home estimate.
Soon after giving them a call, an appointment was set up with Adao Natario to come evaluate the basement. Adao decided the best solution for this specific water problem was to install a full perimeter WaterGuard system, a SuperSump pumping system, and CleanSpace walling. The WaterGuard acts as a channeling system to carry the water to the SuperSump. The SuperSump pumping system takes the water up, out, and safely away from the home. The CleanSpace walling not only gives the basement a great new look, but also blocks the water from the walls down to the WaterGuard to be pumped out.
Steve H. is very happy with his new basement waterproofing system. He now has a dry and worry free basement for many years to come.
Merlyn W. was fed up with the amount of water he would get in his basement after rain storms. He decided to call MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free in-home estimate.
After a short phone call, an appointment with Mike Banks was set up to come out and give the estimate on the basement. Mike’s solution for this specific basement issue was to install a full perimeter of WaterGuard and a SuperSump pumping system. The SuperSump is great choice for a basement sump pump. It will make sure to get all the water up, out, and away from the home. The WaterGuard takes the water from around the perimeter of the basement to the SuperSump to be pumped out.
Merlyn W. could not be happier with the work done with by MidAmerica Basement Systems. He now has a dry basement for many years to come.
Terry & Alice L. of Rock Island, IL identified some basementy concerns and decided to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems after meeting some of the local experts at a show. Design specialist, Michael Banks, was eager to help the Rock Island homeowners.
After identifying and evaluating the issues, they came up with a plan. Soon, foreman Mike Clementz was on the job. The local basement experts installed a variety of systems for the homeowners, such as WaterGuard, CleanSpace, and a SuperSump. Needless to say, Terry & Alice L. will be happy with their dry basement for many years to come.
Brian L. had enough of the sinking floor in the 3 seasons room of his home. After an employee referred him to MidAmerica Basement Systems, Clayton Spinler, design specialist assessed the project, determining PolyLevel as the best solution.
Foreman Levi Freund and his team set out to level the room. In almost no time at all, the floor had been PolyLeveled, and Brian L. once again had a functional and level room.
The City of Moline Water Department was having some settling concrete issues and wanted it fixed. They called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to come give a free estimate.
After a short phone call, an appointment was set up with Joe Sarb to come out and evaluate the area. Joe decided the best solution was to raise the concrete with PolyLevel foam. The PolyLeveling process is very specific when raising the concrete with the foam. It has to be put in the right places to raise the concrete correctly and not overdue it.
The City of Moline Water Department now has their settling issues fixed. They would recommend MidAmerica Basement Systems to anyone with settling concrete issues.
Victor and Jodi M. had multiple cracks in their driveway and were tired of the settlement. They decided to call the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free estimate.
The PolyLevel system, as described by design specialist Bryan Christopherson, was exactly what Victor and Jodi wanted. The PolyLeveling system is a unique process of injecting foam underneath the concrete to raise it up to its original position. This is done very carefully to insure that the process is done correctly.
Victor and Jodi M. are very pleased to have their driveway back to the way it was. They would recommend MidAmerica Basement Systems to anyone with settling problems.
John R. had used MidAmerica Basement Systems in the past, and was very, very happy. However, after moving to a new home, he found water getting into his basement. He gave the local experts a call.
Design specialist Michael Banks responded to the service request, and evaluated the home basement issues. Soon, foreman Robert Stoutenburg was waterproofing the home with WaterGuard, IceGuard, SaniDry, and a new Super Sump, to name a few. Now, John R. is happy in his new home, confident that water will not be getting in.
Bob D. of Rock Island noticed both his south wall was leaning, and his north wall was bowing. He called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. Design specialist Mike Darnell designed the solution.
The north wall would be stabilized using Carbon Armor, a material that is ten times stronger than steel. The north wall was straightened by foreman Pete Hensler and crew. Then, the walls were stabilized using the patented Wall Anchor solution. Bob D. is now very happy with his straight walls.
Jim C. of Rapids City, IL was surprised to find unsafe radon levels in his home. He turned to MidAmerica Basement Systems for a solution. Clayton Spinler, design specialist, met Jim at his home to custom design the best solution for his problem.
The Premium Radon Mitigation System was installed by Bill Wilcox and his team. Bill and his team were also tasked with crack sealing, to keep the radon out, and fitting a sump pump cap to stop gasses from entering the house through the sump pump. Jim is very happy with his safe home in Rapids City.
David H. of Rock Island, IL loved the waterproofing work MidAmerica Basement Systems had done for him in 2015. When he realized that his home's radon levels surpassed the EPA's recommended safe radon levels, he called the local experts out for another visit.
Design specialist Mike Banks came out to address David H.'s concerns. The new radon mitigation system was designed, and foreman Bill Wilcox and his team came out perform the installation. The aesthetically appealing system was installed, making the home radon-free and the homeowner happy.
Lori R. of Silvis, IL decided that enough was enough with bowing walls and water intrusions in her cousin's home. Knowing that it wouldn't be easy to sell the home with its multitude of issues, she decided to call the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free estimate and custom designed solution.
Design specialist Mac McDaniel inspected the Sivis home, evaluating the issues and creating a custom designed plan to ensure the basement would be stable and dry. Foreman Justin Bailey came out to the home to install the new waterproofing system and PoweBraces. The waterproofing system involved patented WaterGuard, a new TripleSafe sump pump, and CleanSpace wall. The walls were stabilized with PowerBraces and Cross Beams. Lori is very happy with the dry and safe bawsement!
Moline homeowners, Don and Jen C., noticed a total of 3 bowing walls in their basement. Additionally, water was intruding from all angles of the basement. MidAmerica Basement Systems' design specialist, Mac McDaniel, came out to take a look and provide a free, no obligation estimate.
Upon his arrival, Mac began by listening to the homeowners concerns and inspecting the inside and outside of the basement. Mac determined the best solution for the homeowners' water and wall problem. To waterproof the basement, full perimeter WaterGuard would work in conjunction with CleanSpace Wall to keep the basement dry. A new top-of-the-line TripleSafe sump pump would also be installed. With dual pump action, and an alarm, the TripleSafe sump pump was an easy choice. To stabilize the walls, a product 10x stronger than steel was installed. This product, CarbonArmor, stabilizes the bowing walls. With their foundation stable, and their basement waterproofed, Don and Jen could finally sleep easy.
Harry and Christine A. of Coal Valley, IL decided they wanted to add value to their home in the form of new egress windows so they called MidAmerica Basement Systems. A design specialist, Clayton Spinler, came out to their home to evaluate the situation, and design a solution that would work best for them.
Bryan Ghirst and team installed the new egress windows with new window wells, the pump and exit system to keep the basement dry, and the SunHouse feature. The SunHouse cover keeps rain and debris out, while simultaneously offering better insulation, increasing energy efficiency in the home. The results look great, and are already increasing energy efficiency and insulating the space outside the window.
For at least a year, Renuka H. had water coming into her basement. The Rock Island resident decided that it was time to act, and waterproof the basement. She called the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for an estimate.
Renuka met with her design specialist. The custom solution would work great for her home. After meeting with her design specialist, Foreman Mike Clementz and his team came out to install the new waterproofing system. The system included patented sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, and CleanSpace Wall. Additionally, a new SuperSump sump pump was installed into the space with IceGuard and a buried drainage line. The basement is now dry, and Renuka has confidence in her dry basement.
Katherine L. of Rock Island, IL was tired of water coming in through the walls, floors and joints. She called MidAmerica Basement Systems to get the basement issues taken care of once and for all, and met with design specialist Mac McDaniel.
During the consultation, Mac designed a custom solution for Katherine that would solve her basement issues. Katherine had a new, top-of-the-line sump pump installed: the TripleSafe. TripleSafe Sump Pumps are designed with a powerful pump that keeps water out of the basement, and a second, even more powerful pump that kicks into gear when the water levels get high. It also has a back up battery system for when the power goes out. Katherine's basement also now has the patented sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, and Laterals. The walls are finished with BrightWall. The basement looks so much better, and it's finally dry.
Marilyn C. of Coal Valley, IL contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems because she was concerned about water intrusion. She had water coming in at the bottom of the wall, largely on the North side of her property.
Marilyn met with design specialist Mike Banks. After inspecting the inside and outside of the home, Mike was able to identify the problem, and more importantly, the solution. He showed Marilyn where the water was coming in and explained exactly how it could be fixed. Foreman Bill Wilcox and his team came out to the property to install products that would ensure Marilyn's basement would stay dry. These products included the patented sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, a TripleSafe Sump Pump, IceGuard attachment piece, and a buried discharge line with a LawnScape exit piece. Additionally, Mike recommended covering her existing egress windows with SunHouse lids. Now, Marilyn's basement is finally dry, and she can rest easy.
Dennis M. contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems because his Moline, IL basement was very damp. After every rainfall, the basement would pool water in one corner. The homeowner knew something had to be done, and he met with design specialist Mike Banks.
Mike conducted a thorough investigation of the basement, both inside and out, and showed Dennis where the water was coming in. Mike then custom designed a solution for Dennis's leaky basement issue. Mike recommended installing WaterGuard in the most problematic areas, along with CleanSapce Wall. The CleanSpace Wall protects the walls, allowing for water to drain into the sub-floor drainage system, and not into the interior. The water in the WaterGuard system then empties into the TripleSafe Sump Pump, which pumps the water out through the buried discharge line, or if it's frozen, out the IceGuard attachment piece. Dennis is very happy with his dry basement!
Mark, a Moline, IL homeowner, had his home waterproofed by MidAmerica Basement Systems previously. When he was having one of his annual services performed, service technician Gary noticed that Mark had a bowing wall in his basement. Gary suggested tha Mark have the bowing wall repaired before the problem got even worse. The solution was to have eight PowerBraces installed along the wall, which will stabilize the wall and potentially correct the bow overtime. Foreman Pete Hensler and his team installed the braces, and now Mark's foundation wall is protected from further bowing. Mark is very happy.
Ben, a Rock Island, IL homeowner, contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems because water was coming into his basement from the floors and the corners of his basement. Ben met with system design specialist Mike Banks. Mike investigated the problems, and then designed a custom solution for Ben and his home. The solution included full perimeter, patented, sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, a TripleSafe Sump Pump and a buried discharge line. Now, Ben's basement is finally dry, and he couldn't be happier!
Amy S. of Rock Island, IL called MidAmerica Basement Systems with concerns of water coming into the basement. The water was coming in through the foundation. System design specialist, Mac McDaniel came out to the Rock Island home, and conducted a thorough investigation of the inside and the outside of the home. Following the investigation, Mac designed a custom solution for the home. The solution included patented sub-floor drainage system, WaterGuard, a TripleSafe Sump Pump, a buried discharge line, and IceGuard.
Homeowner Tish E. was having issues with her sump pump system. During heavy rainfalls, she was still noticing water seeping thru her basement floor and walls, which was causing mold to grow and a musty smell throughout the home. She didn’t understand how this was happening when she had a sump pump.
MidAmerica Basement Systems was called in to assess the issue, and quickly found the root of the water and mold problems. The experts had to break the news to Tish that her sump pump tank was too small and couldn’t handle all the water that was coming in to the house. Not only was it too small, but all that water that the pump was discharging out of the home, was pumping right outside the foundation.
MidAmeria Basement Systems quickly got to work and installed a new TripleSafe Sump Pump and WaterGuard on the inside of the home to fixed the wet and mold issue. For the discharge issue, the crew installed IceGuard and a 20-foot discharge line with a LawnSpace finish. Now Tish could breathe safe and live happily knowing that her basement will no longer leak and grow mold.
Bob of Moline couldn’t understand why his electric bill was so high every month when his home was only 620 sq. ft. Upon research, he discovered that untreated crawl spaces have cooler temperatures which push up through the home, cooling the home, which causes the furnace to run more.
The experts at MidAmercia Basement Systems installed a spray foam to insulate the crawl space. Insulating the crawl space alone will not completely fix your problem, but will help a little. To make a significant difference in energy savings, the crawl space should be completely encapsulated. Completely isolating the crawl space from outside elements, the dirt floor and walls has CleanSpace installed over them. CleanSpace is a thick liner that won’t tear or puncture, allowing it to completely encapsulate the area – keeping to cold out, and the warm in. Now Bob can run his furnace without paying a fortune.
Jeff M. of Coal Valley has a sump pump in his basement to keep his basement from flooding. But he started noticing that when it rained heavily, water just wasn’t seeping in from the floor of the foundation. It would come in from the top of the foundation and run down along the wall, causing the floor to become wet. Jeff thought he was going to need to replace his sump pump with a whole new system.
Upon the inspection from MidAmerica Basement Systems, they assured him he didn’t need a new sump pump, but instead adding a few products to help with the leaking foundation. The crew installed CleanSpace and WaterGuard to help direct any water that would leak in to the sump pump. Now when it rains heavily, water doesn’t pool on the floor, but instead is properly directed to the sump pump.
Over the years, the ground around you home can settle. With settlement, it can cause many issues to your home. On issue is the pressure the ground has on your home’s foundation. This pressure can cause the foundation to bow and crack. This was an issue for Louis B. of Silvis. He had called MidAmerica Basement Systems to get his Free quote on how to repair his bowing foundation walls. It was suggested that he had PowerBraces installed in his basement. PowerBraces are a powerful I-Beam system that can potentially straighten foundation walls back to their original state. PowerBraces use a reinforcement method that distributes the weight of the home and ground evenly, so the home has less stress on it. Less stress on a home, makes for a safe home to live in.
Homeowner Paul C. was concerned about his home’s foundation. He was noticing a “bend” in the siding of his home, but because his basement had spray installation, he couldn’t tell how bad his issue really was. He called the team at MidAmerica Basement Systems to have someone come out and inspect his foundation. Crew members assessed his foundation and proposed that he had GeoLock Wall Anchors installed to prevent his home from bowing any more. GeoLock Anchors are steel rods that are placed into the ground and through the foundation wall. Over time, GeoLocks can be tightened, and potentially straighten his foundation walls back to their original state.
Over the years, the ground under your driveway and sidewalks settles and washes-out, causing the concrete slab(s) to sink and crack. If left untreated, voids only become larger, causing the slabs to sink more and more or even crack, causing for total concrete replacement. Concrete replacement can be avoided with the injection of PolyLevel with MidAmerica Basement Systems. PolyLevel uses a lightweight, high-density foam that lifts and levels slabs back to their original state. Level concrete creates a safe and appealing environment to be in.
Rose was concerned about her unlevel and cracked driveway. It was posing as a tripping hazard to her and her guests. She reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her driveway leveled. Upon assessment, they told her that water was causing the ground underneath the concrete to wash-out. The concrete was slopping into the cracks, causing unevenness and cracking. They proposed using PolyLevel to help lift and even the concrete back to level. They also suggested using NexusPro to seal any cracks and prevent water for seeping into the cracks. Rose’s driveway is now level and protected from wash-outs.
Katie lives in an active neighbor of walkers, joggers, runners, and dog walkers. She was out walking one day and noticed that her sidewalk in front of her home was uneven. She was concerned for not only her safety, but also her neighbors. She called MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her sidewalk repaired. Crew members injected PolyLevel to make the sidewalk level again. NexusPro was than applied to the cracks to help prevent water from seeping in the cracks. Now Katie’s neighbors have a safe sidewalk to walk and run along.
Cynthia thought that installing a sump pump in her basement would solve her water issue in her basement. It did help discharge water from her home, but it didn’t stop her floors from becoming wet when water seeped in the foundation cracks. FlowGuard was installed along the crack on the floor so water would enter the system and be directed to the sump pump, instead of surfacing to the floor. CleanSpace was then wrapped along the foundation wall to act as a moisture burrier to moisture while SaniDry Sedona was installed to pull the excess moisture out of the air. Water no longer collects on the surface of the basement floor, instead, it is properly discharged from the home without being noticed.
Betty had previously installed a sump pump in her basement. It was working fine until a big heavy rain came. The pump could not handle all the water it was receiving and had flooded, causing Betty’s basement to flood. She had called MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a new sump put in to replace her old one. Specialist had installed a new SuperSump, along with WaterGuard and CleanSpace. It was also proposed that she has her pump service every year, to help insure that her new SuperSump will last as long as the home.
Randy was having issues with water seeping into his basement every time it rained heavily. His basement drain would back up every time, causing his basement to pool with water. The experts of MidAmerica Basement Systems had the perfect solution to Randy’s water issue. They proposed installing a WaterGuard system and a TripleSafe Sump to prevent any more seepage and pooling of water. Now instead of his basemen drain backing up, water is directed to the TripleSafe and discharged from his home.
Ryan was having issues with water coming into his basement when it rained. He thought the main issue was caused from old gutters on his roof. After replacing them, he was having an issue with moisture. A call to MidAmerica Basement Systems was soon to help put his mind at ease. Dillon 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 Ryan’s basement dry. He is now sure that his basement will stay dry and moisture free thanks to MidAmerica Basement Systems.
Rain is never a good thing at Virginia’s home because whether it’s heavy or light, water leaks into her basement and floods. She was getting tired and stressed of having to clean up the mess that was made every time, so she made a call to MidAmerica Basement Systems. Dustin suggested installing a TripleSafe Sump and WaterGuard System to address the water issue in her basement. The TripleSafe Sump offers a double chamber pit with a primary and secondary pumps, and a third battery operated pump. WaterGuard was installed along the perimeter of the basement to direct the flow of the water to the pump so it could not pool. Virginia could now relax and enjoy a rainy day without the worry and stress of a mess in her basement.
Patricia was in the process of placing her home on the market, when she was noticing interior foundation cracks, sloping floors, and doors not properly shutting. She contacted the experts of MidAmerica Basement Systems to evaluate her home’s issue. Upon inspection, it was noted that there was foundation settlement, causing all the issues. To solve the issue, it was proposed installing a Push Pier system to lift the settled area of the home back to its original state. Push Piers were installed to the sinking portion of the home, and successfully lifted and raised the home. The interior foundation cracks were less noticeable, the floors were no longer sagging, and the doors now shut with ease with the lift from the Push Pier system.
David was having issues with his front stoop stairs sloping and debating whether or not to have them leveled or torn out and completely replaced. After speaking with a contractor on completely demolishing the old and pouring new concrete, the cost was through the roof. Specialists from MidAmerica Basement Systems offered a Helical Pier system that lifts and levels sloping and sinking concrete. The Helical Piers provided a quick and permanent solution for David’s steps, and he no longer has to worry about completely replacing them.
Homeowner Louis was noticing settlement, both inside and outside his home. The foundation on the outside of his home was producing stair-step cracking and the paneling inside his home was starting to pull apart from itself. He was even having issues with his cabinets in his kitchen not staying closed. Louis knew that his situation was only going to become worse, so he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems.
During inspection of the home, Systems Specialist Dan, explained that over the years, the ground under and around his home had settled. Dan proposed installing a Push Pier system due to the many advantages of them. It can help lift the home back to its original position, provides a stable ground for your home, closes cracks, and will make doors and windows operate properly. Louis now has a home that is safe and stable to continue living in.
Dan was noticing large horizontal cracking along his basement walls, one of the first signs of a bowing wall. Bowing walls are caused by the pressure of the ground from outside pushing in on the foundation. One solution offered by MidAmerica Basement Systems is a PowerBrace system. PowerBraces are a permanent solution to stop the furthering of inward bowing, while stabilizing your home’s foundation. Because of the patented tightening system, the beams can potentially improve the walls over time. Dan and his wife are very satisfied and relieved knowing that their foundation is forever stable with the support of the PowerBrace system.
Over the years, Charles's basement floors had developed cracks from settlement, allowing water to seep up in through the cracks. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems, who had in previous years, installed his sump pump system. Experts offered him a Lateral Drainage system to addressed the cracked floor issue. The Lateral Drains were placed in the existing cracks, to help direct the seeping water to the sump pump. Now instead of water seeping to the surface of the floor, it flows to the sump pump system to be properly discharged from the home.
Olga was having issues with water coming into her basement and contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a waterproofing system installed. During evaluation, design specialist Mac concluded the main source of the leaking from foundation cracks. The foundation cracks had formed from the settlement of the home. It was proposed to install a Push Pier system to help lift, reduce, and close the foundation cracks. Applying CleanSpace around the foundation walls that had cracks would provide a moisture barrier and act as a water track to the WaterGuard system. WaterGuard is a drainage system that collects water from the base of the wall and any water that may come in at any portion of the wall, directing water to the sump pump. A TripleSafe sump pump was installed to keep water for collecting in Olga’s basement. She now has a stable foundation and waterproofed basement.
Doug was concerned about the foundation crack along his basement wall. Every time it would rain, water would enter in through the crack. To address the issue, he contacted the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems. A FlexiSpan Crack Sealant was applied to the foundation crack. Due to the high-viscosity polyurethane polymer mixture, the seal is a durable, flexible hold. It penetrates deep into the crack, creating a waterproof seal, that shrinks and expands during the frost and thaw stages of the ground. FlexiSpan will never crack or dry out, providing a permanent water proof solution for the foundation crack. Doug doesn’t have to worry when it rains now.
Louis and Janice were having Radon levels reaching as high as 7.7 pCi/L, putting them in a need of a Radon Mitigation System. Radon Mitigation Specialists, Bill Wilcox, quickly got to work installing the system. Because there was an active sump pump, Bill was able to use the pit as the main suction source. The Sump Pit Depressurization tactic allows for the mitigation system to withdraw the Radon gas out from under the foundation without creating another hole in the floor. After the pipe system is directed through the home and to the outside, an Eagle fan is attached to create the pull of the gas out of the home. In one week, Radon levels decreased significantly, and will continue to decrease, providing safer air for Louis and Janice to breathe.
Untreated crawlspaces can cause many issues to the rest of your home. For homeowner Kay, mold was becoming an issue in her crawlspace. With an untreated crawlspace, moisture can enter into the area, helping in the aid of mold growth. MidAmerica Basement Systems offered Kay a total crawlspace encapsulation by installing a thick liner called CleanSpace. CleanSpace lines the dirt floors of the crawlspace, creating a moisture barrier, and reducing the growth of mold. A SmartSump was installed to discharge any moisture that entered the crawlspace, keeping the area dry. With the CleanSpace liner providing a seal from the cold, damp ground, the humidity in Kay’s crawlspace dropped significantly, preventing the mold from growing any more.
During Christiana’s yearly service appointment, it was called to attention that her home was creating a gap between her foundation and floor joists. This was due to the street creep placing extra pressure on the home, making the house shift. Service expert, Adao, had suggested installing Wall Anchors to the foundation walls. This would be a permanent stop of shifting, and would allow to tightening and hopefully straighten the wall back to its original position. Over time, the tightening could reclose the gap, and preventing street creep from causing any more damage.
Mary and Robert were having large levels of Radon entering their home and took quick steps to have it dealt with. Their levels were reaching as high as 9.1 pCi/L, leaving the air in their home very unsafe. A Radon Mitigation system can significantly reduce the amounts of Radon in your home, allowing for safer air to breathe. After the Radon Mitigation system was installed, Radon levels came back at a 1.3 pCi/L, providing healthier air to breathe for Mary and Robert.
Gary was wanting to insulate his basement so he could effectively heat and cool the area, and finish his basement. MidAmerica Basement Systems had the perfect solution for Gary. He was offered Basement to Beautiful Insulated Wall Panels. The panels offer a dry, energy-efficient basement using inorganic materials that will not rot or mold in the basement environment, while insulating the basement. Basement to Beautiful Panels are infused with SilverGlo which increases the effectiveness by 24% more over other foam insulations. The panels also provide a waterproof vapor barrier, preparing your basement walls for furthering basement remodeling. With Basement to Beautiful Panels installed, Gary now has a properly insulated basement.
Warping and molding drywall is a concerning issue for any homeowner. It is an indication of a leaking foundation, and will only cause more damage if left untreated. One solution to helping address the leaking foundation is the installation of CleanSpace and WaterGuard. CleanSpace creates a vapor barrier between the foundation and basement, keeping moisture out. As water trickles down the CleanSpace, it than collects in to the WaterGuard that directs it to the sump pump. With CleanSpace and WaterGuard it helps prevent damage from leaking foundation.
Sabrina was noticing water surfacing in her basement, but not sure why it wasn’t going to her sump pump. She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her issue looked at. Her sump pump was in perfect working condition, and it was suggested that she had WaterGuard installed. WaterGuard is a drainage track that helps collect water and direct it to the sump pump, rather than having the water surface to the floor. Sabrina now has an effective waterproof system in her basement.
Terry was having concerns about his crawlspace always being dark and damp. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have his crawlspace looked at. Mac has suggested that he have CleanSpace and SilverGlo installed to seal off moisture and insulate the crawlspace. Crewmen laid down CleanSpace Drainage Matting on the dirt ground to collect any moisture. SilverGlo was installed around the walls of the crawlspace, providing an insulation layer, making the crawlspace more energy efficient. CleanSpace Liner was then placed overtop the drainage matting and insulation, completing the crawlspace encapsulation.
Terry was having issues with ground water seeping into large foundation cracks found in his basement. He had multiple cracks, roughly eight feet tall. Terry reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have the cracks repaired, and during inspection, it was suggested that injecting FlexiSpan is his best option. FlexiSpan is a high-viscosity polyurethane polymer to sets deal into cracks, and offers a durable, flexible seal. Due to the durable, flexible seal, the freeze/thaw and wet-dry cycles will not damage and cause the seal to crack or dry out.
Debbie is a loyal costumer of MidAmerica Basement Systems who is returning to finish her basement. In the past, she had a water issue that caused her basement to flood and ruin her finished room. She had a waterproofing system and new EverLast Wall Restoration to fix her water problem and ruined walls. When Debbie was having her annual service appointment for her waterproofing system, she was offered ThermalDry Flooring to finish her basement floor. ThermalDry Flooring are snap-together, peg-raised floor tiles that provide a thermal break from the cold concrete floor that will not be damaged by moisture or large amounts of water. Because of the peg-raised system, moisture and water can flow underneath with ease. ThermalDry Flooring is completely made of inorganic materials, preventing any mold or mildew growth, leaving it the ideal flooring solution for the basement atmosphere.
Sump pumps help keep water from collecting in your basement, but are only effective when water reaches the pit. Water can still seep in through foundation cracks in the floor and walls, surfacing and causing water damage. Installing WaterGuard to increase the effectiveness of your current sump system can put your mind at ease. WaterGuard is a patented drain system that is installed around the perimeter of the basement foundation, to collect water that seeps in from under the floor and off the walls. The special flanges found on the WaterGuard allow for water to collect from seeping walls, without allowing extra debris to enter and clog the drain system. Once water is collected in the WaterGuard, it is then transported to your sump pit to be properly discharged, preventing and keeping water from surfacing in the basement.
Grant and Andrea were having issue with their existing sump pump. Their basement would still become wet after heavy amounts of rain fall. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have their situation evaluated. It was noted that during large rain falls, the sump would become overwhelmed, not being able to handle all the entering water, causing the wet basement. It was proposed to have a TripleSafe installed to accommodate the large intake of water, and WaterGuard to help prevent water from surfacing and redirecting it to the sump pumps. Grant and Andrea no longer have issues with a wet basement during large rain falls.
Overtime, the soil under concrete can settle, causing voids for concrete to sink into. When concrete sinks, sections of the slab crack under pressure, leaving ugly cracks and creating tripping hazards. Injecting PolyLevel from MidAmerica Basement Systems helps fill the voids, and lift the concrete back to a level state. Applying NexusPro Joint Sealant to the cracks helps blend the concrete slabs together, reducing the appearance of the cracks, and also providing a seal to prevent future soil washouts from rain water. PolyLevel and NexusPro help restore and protect concrete driveways, pool decks, interior slabs, and patios.
Ryan’s current sump pump was giving him issues. He was still getting water in his basement, leaving a large mess for him to clean. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to see if there was any way that he could fix his situation. During his inspection, it was noted that the current placement of the sump pump was in a location that did not address the leaking. It was suggested that he have his sump moved to a new location to properly collect and discharge the water out of his home. A new TripleSafe sump was installed to replace the old and worn out sump, increasing the effectiveness of a dry basement. Ryan no longer has issues with water pooling in his basement, and instead it is discharged back outside.
Matt was noticing his floor sinking in some parts and grew great concern. After talking with many different companies, he grew discouraged with no answers. When MidAmerica Basement Systems arrived to access his issue, he was finally given an answer. It was addressed that the untreated crawlspace was causing moisture to damage and weaken the floor joist system, causing the floor to sink. CleanSpace encapsulation was needed to seal the moisture off permanently, to protect the joist system. CleanSpace is a thick liner that resists tears and puncture, offering the most effective seal from moisture. A SaniDry Sedona was also installed in the crawlspace to help retract the moisture out of the joist system, preventing future mold growth.
Steve kept having damp air in his home, and even the dehumidifier wasn’t helping. He didn’t know what could be causing the excessive moisture and reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. It was described to him that because the crawlspace under his home was untreated, water was pooling under the home and seeping into his home, creating the moisture problem. It was offered that he have his crawlspace encapsulated to permanently seal off the exposed ground from the rest of the home. CleanSpace Liner and CleanSpace Drainage Matting were installed in the crawlspace, preventing water and moisture from pooling and collecting in the area. Steve no longer has damp, moist air, and no longer worries about having a dehumidifier in his home.
Patricia was concerned about the water that was pooling in her basement every time it rained. The damp basement was leaving a mold, musty smell, making the rest of her home unpleasant to breathe. She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her leaking basement fixed for good. WaterGuard was installed around the perimeter of the basement to collect the seeping water, and redirect it to a TripleSafe sump. Now that the basement stays dry, Patricia no longer has a linger mold, musty smell, making the air in her home more pleasant to breathe.
Tom was concerned of the air quality in his home and conducted a self-radon test kit. Once he got his test results back, he quickly contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a Radon mitigation system installed. Cole evaluated his home to offer him the most effective and efficient placement for the system. Once the area was decided, Bill and his crew began sealing cracks and gaps to have an effect pull of radon from under the home. Precisely installing the mitigation system, the crew was able to immediately increase the air quality in less than a day. Tom can now rest assure that the quality of air in his home is safe for him and his family to breathe.
Allen had a waterproofing system installed by MidAmerica Basement Systems many years ago, and every year he has an annual service completed to ensure that the system is running properly. During his recent service, it was proposed that he have the pump replaced due to the years of pumping the basement dry. He was also offered a WaterWatch Alarm to add more protection to the system. If the pump was to fail, the WaterWatch Alarm will alert Allen that the system isn’t properly working, protecting his basement from flooding. Allen is grateful for the annual service his has completed on his system every year, ensuring that he will forever have an effective and properly running system.
Mike has always had a sump pump, but was beginning to notice some water leaks throughout the area. He reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to see what they could offer him to resolve his issue. A full perimeter WaterGuard system was offered to be installed along the floor and wall joint. WaterGuard is a patented drainage system to collects the seeping water from under the floor’s foundation, and redirects it to the sump pump where it can effectively be discharged out to the home. WaterGuard also has a flange system to collect any water that may seep in through the walls, stopping it from collecting and pooling on the floor.
Ruth is looking to sell her home, but is concerned with the foundation cracks in her basement. She reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her basement inspected, and to fix them is there was an issue. It was addressed that the walls were bowing, causing the cracks and was offered a permanent to stabilize the foundation. GeoLock Wall Anchors were offered to stop the walls from worsening, and permanently stabilize them. The GeoLock Anchors offer a large anchor that covers more ground to produce the necessary force needed for the walls. On the foundation walls that had multiple cracks, the ground was excavated to apply an asphalt-based damp proofing material, helping reduce the seepage of water through the cracks. Ruth now has a stable foundation that will allow her to properly sell the home.
Austin had large foundation cracks that ran across the basement walls. At closer inspection he noticed a slight inward bow and quickly reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. Mac inspected the situation and proposed PowerBrace system. ProwerBraces are a patented tightening I-Beam system that not only permanently stabilizes and prevents the wall from worsening, but offers the option to tighten and straighten the wall over time. Austin now has a sigh of relief knowing that his foundation is safe, and is permanently stable.
Austin had reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have them address his bowing wall concerns. Lower areas along the walls had bowed inward, and large cracks started to form. A PowerBrace system was offered to stabilize the failing walls, and permanently stop them from worsening. PowerBraces are a patented I-Beam system that can be tightened over time, increasing the chance of straightening the walls. A crossbeam was added for extra support to ensure the walls are permanently stabilized. Austin no longer has to worry of his failing foundation thanks from the help of MidAmerica Basement Systems.
Adam was having issues with water seeping in from the walls and floor in his basement, leading to mold growth. He contacted the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to have the basement waterproofed. He was offered CleanSpace Wall Liner, to help reduce moisture and prevent future mold growth. WaterGuard was then installed along the perimeter of the basement to collect seeping water from the walls and floor, and redirect it to the TripleSafe. The TripleSafe discharges all water from the home, and a SaniDry Sedona keeps the humidity levels in check, while aiding in the prevention of mold growth.
Virginia was constantly having issues with water seeping into her basement from all areas throughout the floor. Fed up with her situation, Virginia reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her basement inspected. Water seepage was noted along the floor and wall joint, and a WaterGuard system was offered as a solution. WaterGuard is a patented drainage tile that collects seeping water and redirects it to a sump system. A TripleSafe sump was then installed to properly discharge the seeping water. Virginia no longer has an issue with water seeping into her basement.
Frank and Christine were looking to sell their home, but their realtor stated that a radon test is to be conducted to inform the new potential homeowners of the levels. When they received their results, they were indicated as high and needed to be fixed before the home could be purchased by anyone else. Frank and Christine’s realtor informed them of the systems that MidAmerica Basement Systems installs. They quickly contacted the experts to have a system installed, allowing their selling process to continued. Now with a radon mitigation system, levels are acceptable, and Frank and Christine can properly sell their home.
Steve and Mikki have always had a sump pump in their basement, but started noticing water leaking in portions throughout the area. They reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to see what kind of drainage system would work best for their situation. WaterGuard was offered as the proper way to address the leaking areas. WaterGuard is installed just above the footing to ensure mud and debris does not clog the track. WaterGuard also has a wall flange that is 3/8 inches wide that allows for seeping wall water to be collected, without collecting debris or other particles that could clog the system. Once water is collected in the WaterGuard, it is then redirected to the current sump pump to be properly discharged from their basement.
During a large storm, Dorla’s power went out, causing her sump pump to stop running, and basement to flood. After the power came back on, she was still having issues with water seeping in the foundation, leaving the basement wet still. She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her issues addressed. She was offered WaterGuard to collect the seeping foundation water, redirecting it to the sump pump to be discharged. An UltraSump was also offered, providing her with the security of a functioning pump during power outages. The UltraSump is a battery backup pump that can run for hours on one single charge. Now Dorla can relax during storms that produce power outages.
Carl had multiple foundation cracks in his basement but thought it was normal due to old age. When he found out that the stair step cracking he was noticing was a bowing wall, he quickly reached out for help. Design specialist Chris, from MidAmerica Basement Systems, offered him a permanent solution. PowerBraces a patented I-Beams that not only stabilize the walls and prevent them from worsening, but have a tightening option that can help straighten the wall back. PowerBraces are strategically placed along the wall, and use the wooden floor joist system to evenly and effectively distribute and stabilized the rest of the home, while permanently stabilizing the wall.
Tanya was having issues with water seeping in her basement and reached out to the experts of MidAmerica Basement Systems. A WaterGuard drainage system was offered to collect the seeping water from the floor, preventing water from surfacing. Once water is collected, it is redirected to a TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe uses a three-pump system: primary pump, secondary pump, and battery backup pump. Water is properly discharged from the home thanks to the TripleSafe, and the basement now remains dry with the systems working effectively together.
Sean and Lori were growing concern with the stair step cracking they began noticing in their basement. Before the cracks could become any worse, they reached out to the foundation specialists at MidAmerica Basement Systems. After thorough inspection the solution CarbonArmor was offered. CarbonArmor permanently stabilizes the walls, preventing them from worsening. The unique, flexible carbon strip “hugs” tightly to the wall, exerting the necessary force upon the wall. An ArmorLock system is combined with the CarbonArmor to prevent any tipping of the rest of the home, making the foundation wall sturdy and permanent for years to come.
Ronald and Mary were having issues with water seeping in through their floor and wall joint in the basement and quickly reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. During the inspection, a WaterGuard system was offered to be installed around the perimeter of the basement. WaterGuard is a patented drainage track that collects seeping water, preventing it from surfacing, and redirects it to a sump pump. A SuperSump was then installed to discharge all water from the basement, keeping it dry for the homeowners.
For many years, Marty has his basement waterproofed by MidAmerica Basement Systems. Each year he has an annual service completed, keeping his basement dry and his system working properly. This year at his annual service he was ready for an upgrade. He has always had a SuperSump, but it was offered to have it replaced with a TripleSafe system. The TripleSafe increased the compacity to discharge water, while offering a backup system that will continue to work during power outages. Marty can continue to have a dry basement for many more years to come.
Zahida was having concerns with her patio. It had cracked and sunk, causing tripping hazards for her guests. She reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems for help. She was offered a PolyLevel and NexusPro solution to help lift, stabilize, and prevent future cracking. PolyLevel was injected under the concrete to fill the voids, and to lift and stabilize the sunken areas. A NexusPro Joint Sealant was applied to the cracks, preventing future water from seeping down between the cracks and washing away the ground underneath. Zahida once again has a leveled patio that is safe for her and her guests.
Sue recently had her basement waterproofed by MidAmerica Basement Systems, and she was looking to finish the area. She was offered the EverLast Wall Panel system for the walls. The panels offer a waterproofed material that will prevent it from being ruined by moisture or leaks that could appear in the future. The EverLast panels also offer an R13 thermal rating to help make the basement more energy efficient.
Jennifer was having issues with her basement becoming wet every time it rained. She reached out to the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems to have a waterproofing system installed. When discussing her situation with her design specialist, she was offered a WaterGuard and TripleSafe solution. WaterGuard helps collect any seeping water and redirects it to the TripleSafe sump to be discharged. Jennifer no longer has issues with water seeping in her basement during rainfalls.
Paul was tired of his leaking basement and reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have his basement waterproofed. When he met with his design specialist, a unique solution was offered. The patented drainage system, WaterGuard, was offered to be installed around the inside perimeter of the basement to collect and redirect any seeping water to a sump pump. To properly discharge the water and keep Paul’s basement dry, even during power outages, a TripleSafe sump pump was installed. Water no longer surfaces in the basement and Paul couldn’t be happier.
Steve has always had a sump pump in his basement, but lately he has noticed that water is seeping in through the wall and floor joint. When he reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems, he was hoping they could replace his sump. When Mac inspected Steve’s situation, he not only offered him a TripleSafe sump, but WaterGuard as well. WaterGuard is a drainage system that collects seeping water and redirects it to the sump pump to be properly discharged. WaterGuard is installed along the perimeter of the basement’s floor and wall joint, and uses special wall flanges to help collect seeping water from the walls as well. Steve no longer has issues with water surfacing in his basement.
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.
This homeowner was having issues with water pooling in her basement, making it a hassle to keep up with when it rained. She reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to have her basement issue inspected. It was offered to her to have CleanSpace and WaterGuard installed around the perimeter of the basement. CleanSpace helps reduce moisture in the area, while WaterGuard collects and redirects the water to the TripleSafe sump. Once the water reaches the sump, it is discharged from the basement, keeping the homeowner’s basement dry. She no longer has to worry about cleaning up a wet mess. To help repair the damaged walls, the bottom portion was removed and Everlast Wall Restoration system was installed.
This homeowner called MidAmerica Basement Systems after he found that the radon levels in his home came back higher than what the EPA recommends as a "safe" radon level. Knowing the dangers of the toxic gas, he met with our design specialist. Our Specialist designed a radon mitigation system that would significantly reduce the radon levels in the homeowner's house, and protect him from the toxicity. Foreman Bill Wilcox and his team installed the select radon mitigation system with an exterior aesthetic package. This non-obtrusive system keeps radon out, and it looks great!
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.
Durnell has been a long-time homeowner at his home since 1960. He recently got his home tested for radon and came back with positive readings. Not only did he have a radon problem but also had water coming into his basement thru the wall and floor joints. He wanted one company to take care of his all his needs at one and Mid America Basement Systems was that company. Our crew leader, Bill Wilcox is our certified radon mitigation specialist who did the install of our Mitigation System. Durnell can now breathe better in his home knowing his radon levels have been lowered.
Brad noticed some vertical cracks in his basement foundation, where he was also getting some water. He was referred by a past customer to call the experts at MidAmerica Basement Systems for a free estimate.
After a quick call to the office, an appointment was set up for Joe Sarb to come evaluate the sinking foundation. Joe decided that the best solution for the specific foundation problem was to install Push Piers. The Push Piers go along the outside of the wall and are used to fix sagging foundations. The Push Piers are driven deep into the ground to stabilize and lift a home’s foundation back into place.
Brad is very happy with the experience of MidAmerica Basement Systems. There is no longer a worry of the basement or foundation having any more issues.
Homeowner had very high radon levels in his home but didn't know how to get rid of the issue. He searched around the area, asking friends and neighbors, when he was recommended to MidAmerica Basement Systems. The system depressurizes the gas from underneath the home, pulling the unsafe radon gas out and releasing it back into the open outdoors. This homeowner now has safer air to breathe.
Brenda was concerned about her old sump pump because every time there was heavy rain, her sump pump never seemed to properly keep up with the water. When she contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems Brenda explained that she uses her basement as storage, and would like more reassurance to a dry basement. A TripleSafe Sump was installed to replace his old sump pump, offering a larger pump pit and pumps to properly keep up with the heavy rains. Brenda now has a reliable sump pump that keeps up with the rain and provides a safe storage environment for her belongings.
Transforming an unfinished basement into a finished living space is a great way for any family to gain extra room. However, basement conditions demand different construction materials than those used upstairs. Basement-to-Beautiful Wall Panels have all the right features; zero wood or organic, integral steel studs, rigid foam insulation, Built-in wiring channels, Superior energy efficiency, and narrow profile.
Homeowners have been at their home for years now and ever since they have been having water seeping into their basement through the wall & floor joints. They plan to live at their home for the long term and want to finish their basement so fixing their leaky basement is priority. Our design specialist, Chris DeVore had the privilege to assess the home and provide solutions for the homeowners. As a solution to help keep the water out the basement, Chris recommended WaterGuard. An effective waterproofing system, it captures groundwater before it leaks onto your basement floor. It does this by directing ground water to the sump pump where it can be pumped out the basement. Homeowners can now finish their basement with peace of mind.
Homeowner Linda has lived in her home for over 40 years and it was built in 1912. Slowly over time Linda noticed that her floor was beginning to sag. She needed it fixed and fast, her main goal was to protect her home. She trusted MidAmerica Basement Systems to make sure that her home was safe and to get the work done as soon as possible. Design Specialist Christopher DeVore carefully assessed all of Linda’s concerns and gave her the best option for the quality of her home. Linda has had supplemental beams installed in her home to make sure that it is structurally safe and she does not have to worry!
Homeowner Theresa was concerned about the water in her crawlspace. She knew that if this continued she could be at risk for mold. When she contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems she knew that she would be given the best service after the last company cancelled three different times. Design Specialist Mike Banks was eager to help Theresa with her concerns. After doing a full inspection of her crawlspace, Troy was confident that Theresa was in need of a sump pump along with crawl space encapsulation. Theresa decided on a TripleSafe Sump Pump and CleanSpace Encapsulation Technology. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that comes with a battery back up and a WaterWatch Alarm. The WaterWatch alarm will let you know when the water in your sump pump is getting too high.
Homeowner Sara has been a long-time customer of MidAmerica Basement Systems. She has had multiple jobs done by our trustworthy team members. Recently she decided it was a good idea to have a radon mitigation system installed after her concerns about radon grew. Included in her radon package was an aesthetic guard that can help with protecting your system and also gives a cleaner look to the outside of your home
Dean and Jody have lived in their home for over 22 years. They were concerned about radon in their home so they conducted a test to see what the levels of radon were in their home. After receiving the results from the test, they were very concerned about how high their levels were so they called MidAmerica Basement Systems. Design Specialist Cole Tatge educated them on radon mitigation systems and why they were needed in their home. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The EPA recommends that testing is done in the lowest point of your home. This represents an area where the greatest level of radon occurs.
Homeowner Sara has been a long-time customer of MidAmerica Basement Systems. She has had multiple jobs done by our trustworthy team members. Recently, she decided it was good idea to have a radon mitigation system installed after her concerns about radon grew. Included in her radon package were an aesthetic guard that can help with protecting your system and also gives a cleaner look to the outside of your home.
Dorothy and now her daughter Theresa have lived in this home for many years. They were concerned about how damp their crawlspace was and the potential for mold. When they contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems they were looking to keep their crawl space dry. Design Specialist Michael Banks educated them on crawl space encapsulation and why it was the best option for their crawlspace. Encapsulating a crawl space with Clean Space technology can keep your crawl space dry and also free of insects and rodents. CleanSpace liner is used to isolate the home from the earthen crawlspace permanently. This can reduce your humidity levels which can lead to a drier crawlspace.
William contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems when he was worried about the sagging floors in his home. The sagging floors can lead to dangerous foundation issues. After meeting with a Design Specialist, he was educated on why PowerBraces were the right choice for his homes. PowerBraces can help return your foundation to its previous integrity. Foundation problems can be very dangerous and it is important to have these issues looked at as soon as you see them.
Jim recently bought a home that was built in the 1900’s. The home had a large crawl space that needed to be repaired. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems when he learned about crawl space encapsulation. CleanSpace used for encapsulation is great for crawl spaces that get water or are prone to animals and insects. A dirt crawl space under your home is a very bad idea. The earth has a very high humidity in the soil. A damp environment is very unhealthy and destructive. Mold thrives in places that are prone to war.
John has lived in his home for 16 years and has recently been noticing more water in his basement. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the problems he was having. Design Specialist Mac McDaniel educated John on the goings on in his basement and the best options for him and the quality of his home. After learning about his options for his home he decided that a WaterGuard System and a TripleSafe Sump Pump were the best options for his home. A WaterGuard system is a perimeter system that helps channel the water out of your home with the help of a sump pump. The TripleSafe Sump Pump is a three-pump system that comes with a battery backup in case of power loss.
Ed and Mary have lived in their home for the last year and a half, and have had water issues a few times in that time. They were concerned with flooding and potential damage to their home. They have been seeking professional advice however when they found MidAmerica Basement Systems they knew that they had found the right company. Design Specialist Justine Bailey gave them the best option for their home and educated them on why they were experiencing flooding and water problems. Ed and Mary had a SuperSump sump pump installed along with an ICE Guard and Lawn Scape.
Homeowner Paul was concerned about the sinking steps in from of his home. Over the years the steps have slowly stared to sink and crack. Design Specialist Cole Tatge educated Paul on why his steps in the front of his home were sinking. He told him why it was important to this problem fixed sooner rather than later because the problem could get worse very quickly. Sinking driveways and sidewalks can be very dangerous and a safety hazard.
John has lived in his home for the last 16 years and has had a problem with his basement since 2006. In John’s basement he was concerned with water and bowing walls. The water has resulted in a collapsed wall on the back side of his home. Though he is unsure what he wanted to do with the space, he knows that he wants his home to be safe from water and the risks that could potentially come with water in his home. Along with water in his basement, he was concerned with the bowing walls. Bowing walls are a serious structural problem and if they are not addressed quickly they can be very dangerous. After speaking with Design Specialist Mac McDaniel, he was very interested in having a WaterGuard System and a TripleSafe sump pump installed for Waterproofing his basement. For the bowing walls he had CarbonArmors installed. The WaterGuard is an underground piping system that helps keep your basement dry. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three-pump system that comes with a battery backup and a WaterWatch Alarm. CarbonArmors are a wall reinforcement system that stabilizes your basement walls, restoring their value and integrity. The CarbonArmor is a fiber-reinforced polymer that is 10 times stronger than steel and designed for basement walls.
Homeowner Wanda was having issues with her driveway and sidewalks. The cracks in her driveway and her uneven sidewalks were getting dangerous and she was concerned for people’s safety. When she was contacted MidAmerican Basement Systems she was interested in learning more about the PolyLevel options that we offer. PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under your concrete slabs that fills the void that is causing issues. The foam adheres to the concrete slab and expands lifting the slab until its level.
Homeowner Dean and Jody have lived in their 1970’s home for the last 22 years. They were recently concerned with the levels of radon in their home. After having a test kit delivered to their home they were eager to see the results that they would receive. The EPA says that 4 picocuries (pCi/L) is an expectable level of radon to have in your home, however at MidAmerica Basement Systems we believe that no level of radon is safe to have in your home. Dean and Jody have had a radon in mitigation system installed in their home. The radon system was installed in their attack.
Homeowner Karla has lived in her home since 1977 but has plans to move this spring. Though a radon mitigation system was not important to her she knew it would be helpful in selling her home. When it was time for her to seek advice about radon mitigation she first reached out to Radon Solutions for testing so that she could learn ore about her home. Thought they offered her a solution to her home she knew that she wanted no one other then MidAmerica Basement Systems. With the radon mitigation system, they decide to also get the cover for the system. Not only does this give the system cleaner look it also helps protect the system from the outdoor elements.
Homeowners Gordy and Kathy have lived in their 1950’s home for the last year. They were unclear on how long they would stay in this home but, in that time, they wanted the home to be at its best quality. They also had hopes of one day finishing the basement to be a livable space. The bowing wall in their home was an issue that need to be looked at first. To fix the bowing wall, they had the CarbonArmor wall reinforcing system installed in their home. CarbonArmor will stabilize the walls and make sure that it does not get any worse.
Homeowner Mike as having issues with water in his basement. He contacted MidAmerica Basement systems in hopes of not only waterproofing his basement, but also finishing his basement. He had a full perimeter waterproofing system to get the water issues under control. A WaterGuard system and a full perimeter WaterGuard system were installed to keep the home dry. After the waterproofing was complete they had ThermalDry flooring installed to give the space a clean look. The floors are made of all inorganic materials meaning the floors will not mold or warp.
Homeowner Roberta has lived in her home for many years. Over time she has noticed that the walls in her basement were starting to bow and tilt. She knew that was very important to fix and she wanted the right people for the job. She contacted MidAmerica Basement System to learn about the options for making sure her home was safe. After Design Specialist Mike Banks did a full inspection of her home he knew hat what Roberta needed was CarbonArmors to make sure that the wall was not going to get any worse.
Homeowners Kristi and James have lived in their home for the last fifteen years. In the last two years, they have noticed the walls in their basement were damaged and they feared that it could mean structural damage to their home. To have this problem corrected they had Push Piers installed, push piers are a way to permanently stabilize your home's foundation. These galvanized steel beams are hydraulically driven into the foundation. After the push piers are installed the weight of your home is then carefully transferred from the original unstable soils to the new push piers.
Homeowner David has lived in his home for a few years and over time he slowly started to notice that his driveway was sinking and cracking. he contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the PolyLevel technology that we offer. PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under a concrete slab, the foam expands an hardens to lift and level the concrete. The PolyLevel can be used on a driveway, sidewalks, and garage floors.
Homeowner Norm contacted MidAmerica aBaswmenet system when he wanted to learn more about the PolyLevel service that we offer. PolyLevel is a concrete lifting and leveling technology that can restore sunken and cracked concrete slabs. Norm was having issues with his driveway and his sidewalk. Worried that this was a safety issue and did not want the problem to get worse of tho cause problems with his neighbors. PolyLevel is a foam that is injected under the concrete slab and then the from hardens and then expands lifting the slab back to its previous place.
Homeowner Kristi and James have lived in his home for the last 15 years. For the last two years, they have noticed that something was wrong with the foundation of their home. They were looking to sell their home but before they sold they wanted to make sure that their home was safe. They were very concerned and wanted to seek professional advice. Not only were they concerned about the foundation but also the water that was coming through the foundation. Design Specialist Wes Glasglow suggest Power Braces to correct the foundation.
Homeowner Rebecca has lived in her 1960's home for the last 18 years and has no plans of moving anytime soon. When they decided to start remodeling their home they knew that having an egress window installed in their basement was high on their priority list. To create a designated bedroom in your basement you need to have an emergency exit which can be in the room of an egress window. The egress window is a great safety addition to any home.
Homeowner David recently called MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the PolYLevel that we offer. PolyLevel is a foam that is pumped under a concrete slab. The foam fills the void under the slab and expands. Ater, it expands it hardens and lifting the concrete slab back to its former level.
Homeowner Rebecca has lived in her home for many years. Recently she has decided to do some updating of her home also some remodeling. One of the first things on her list was an egress window. The egress window allows for a bedroom in the basement with safety fire features. Egress windows also allow for more light in your home and updating your basement windows can help with the resale price of your home.
First whole where the egress window will be installed is dug out. The window is cut out of the foundation and installed. The outside of the egress window is placed. The egress window is placed and then the outside of it is backfilled with rocks to hold the outside of the egress window in its place.
Homeowners Kristi and James have lived in their home for the last 15 years. In the past two years, they have noticed that the concrete slab behind their home was slowly starting to crack and sink. This was a space that they use in their home often due to the fact that their children enjoy playing outside. They decided to seek professional advice about the slab as it was starting to become an eyesore and a trip hazard for the children. They had poly level foam injected under the slab to lift and level it.
Homeowners Chris has lived in his home for many years over time he slowly started to notice that the walls in his basement were starting to bow. He feared that this would mean structural integrity of his home was at risk. He called MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more the options he had. The CarbonArmors will hold the wall in place so that it will not get worse.
Homeowner Paul has lived in his home for many years. Over time the steps leading to the front of his home started to sink and pull-aways from the foundation of his home. Along with the steps, the sidewalk leading to the front of the home was tilting and cracking. The PolyLevel foam is injected under the slab to lift and level it. The foam fills a void that is under the slab, the foam then expands and hardens and lifts the slab.
Homeowners Steve and Tami have lived in their home for many years. They were concerned about the levels of radon in their home. After completing a home test and receiving their levels back they knew it was time to have a system installed. Radon is naturally occurring and is the second leading cause of cancer in the United States. Radon mitigation can help keep your family safe and protect your home for years to come.
Homeowner Marilyn has lived in her home for many years. She decided that she wanted to learn more about finishing her basement when she contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems she was looking to learn more about the Total Basement Finishing Products that are offered. Installed in the home was full walls of Everlast Wall Panels and a TripleeSafe Sump Pump.
Homeowners Tim and Gretchen have lived in their new home for the last four months. In that time spent in their new home, they noticed that the sump pump in their home was no longer working. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about their options for waterproofing. Service Technician Adao Natario replaced the old sump pump with a TripleSafe Sump Pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that comes with a battery back up.
Tami and Steve contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about Radon Mitigation. They were worries about radon in the crawlspace that was under their home along within the basement. They decided to seek professional advice on radon and the best options for their home. The challenge in this project was that the crawlspace was where the radon was coming from but it was effing the whole house, not just the crawlspace.
Design Specialist Cole Tatge did a full inspection of their home and created a custom system for their home. The radon was leaking in through the crawlspace and also the full basement area. They had a radon mitigation system installed and also had the crawlspace in their home encapsulated. By having this space encapsulated they are adding a barrier to keep the radon out of your home.
After having the system installed they can be guaranteed that their home is safe from radon.
Marilyn has lived in her home for many years. She was tired of her old, dark, damp basement and was looking to upgrade her space. She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the Total Basement Finishing products. The Total Basement Finishing products are all made of all inorganic materials so they will not mold or warp with water damage. Installed in Marilyns home were ThermalDry wall paneling and thermal dry flooring along with a Sanidry Sedona was placed in the home to keep it dry and free of mold.
MidAmerica Basement Systems proudly offer the highest quality technology in concrete repair. PolyLeveling is a great way to keep your existing concrete and still have it be safe and look great. First small ports are drilled into the slab until the void is reached. Then polyurethane foam is injected under the slab to fill the void that is causing the sinking. The foam then expands and hardens to lift the slab. After the slabs are lifted and leveled the concrete is safer and looks brand new.
Homeowner Mike and Shannon have lived in their home for many years. Over the last few years, they have noticed that the sidewalk and driveways of their home were cracking and sinking. They hated that it was an eyesore to the curb appeal of their home and also a safety hazard. They decided to call MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the Concrete Repair serviced offered. Polyurethane foam is injected under the concrete slab, the foam fills the void under the slab. The foam expands and hardens lifting and leveling the concrete.
Homeowner Richard has lived in his home for the last ten years. When the river flooded in the spring and the water invaded their home they knew it was in their best interest to seek professional advice. They had a new sump pump installed in their home however it was not enough. They had a water discharge line installed. in their home to aid in the removal of water in their basement.
Homeowners Jason and Keith contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems for the concrete lifting and leveling services that we offer.For this job, we used a poly foam pumped under the concrete slabs to fill the void under the plane. As the foam expanded and hardened, it raised up the slab back to where it was supposed to be.
Homeowners Samantha and Jennifer have lived in their home for many years. Over the last few years, they have noticed that the crawlspace in their home was wet and smelled. They wanted this space to be clean, and dry an also free of mold. Crawlspace encapsulation can help keep water out along with unwanted rodents and insects if this is a space you do not use often.
Homeowners John and Susan recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about their foundation repair options. The walls in their basement were bowing and cracked and they were concerned that it was only going to get worse. They had a Carbon Armor system installed, which is a state-of-the-art solution for bowing and cracking foundation walls. This system stabilizes the wall, ensuring the integrity of the wall is regained, and prevents any further problems.
Homeowner Keith and his son Jon have recently had a waterproofing system installed in his home. He was having water issues in his basement that worried him so he decided to seek professional advice with MidAmerica Basement Systems. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in the home. The waterproofing system is a WaterGuard channeling system that runs along the exterior walls of the home. The WaterGuard system runs to the new sump pump that they also had installed.
Homeowner John had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in his home. Before the waterproofing system, the basement was damp and smelly and they were scared that mold would soon start to grow in their home. The waterproofing system will work to keep his home dry and free of mold. The waterproofing system runs along all of the exterior walls in the form of a channeling system called WaterGard the waterGuard makes sure that water runoff gets to the pump where it will be pumped out of the home.
Homeowner Tim contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn about the ThermalDry flooring that we offer. ThermalDry flooring is made of all inorganic materials and will not mold or warp with water. The floors snap together and can be removed and reset at anytime. The floors work this way just in case of water, the floors can be removed so that the water can be cleaned up and removed.
Homeowner Kyle, after living in his home for many years, recently noticed a crack in the wall of the basement. The crack extended around all of the walls and was causing a water issue.
MidAmerica Basement Systems' design specialist completed a full inspection of their home. It was determined that they needed a full perimeter waterproofing system and the foundation walls addressed. They had a WaterGuard system and a new TripleSafe sump pump installed to waterproof the home. And to fix the basement walls, they had carbon armors installed to help restore their foundation.
Jim has lived in his home for the last nine years. Over time, he noticed the sidewalk and driveway of their home were slowly sinking and cracking. He contacted us regarding his interest in the concrete repair services offered at MidAmerica Basement Systems. The solution we offered comes in the form of a polyurethane foam. The foam is injected under the concrete slab and fills the void underneath. The foam expands and hardens in the void which lifts and levels the slab.
After living in their home for a few years, Irene and her son Steve completed a home radon test. Upon receiving the results, they decided to call a professional to help them. MidAmerica Basement Systems did a full inspection of the inside and outside of their home to make sure they found the best place for the radon mitigation system. Because Radon is naturally occuring and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, we were happy to help make their home safer and healthier.
Homeowner Mike recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about basement waterproofing. His basement was old wet and he feared that mold was starting to grow. After a full inspection of the inside and outside of his home, he decided that a full perimeter waterproofing system was the best option for him and his home. We installed on WaterGuard to the exterior walls, which leads to a sump pump where the water will be pumped out of the home.
Homeowner Rita was recently contacted by MidAmerica Basement Systems when she was due for her annual service appointment. Annual service appointments are important to the life and quality of your MidAmerica Basement Systems products. By having annual maintenance done on your system you insure that your system will last a long time and make sur that all of the parts are functioning properly. A sump pump service includes flushing the system and making sure that all of the parts of the sump pump are working to the best of their abilities. Rita was sure that her sump pump was functioning properly however she wanted to be sure that it would continue to work properly. When Service Technician Kyle McCarty came to check her system, she was surprised to learn that her sump pump had a lot of water in it and that it was not draining properly. Even though the pump was still working it was not working to the best of her abilities.
Homeowners Daniel and Leigh recently noticed a small crack in their basement walls. They were worried that if they did not seek professional advice about the crack soon that it would get worse and potentially cause more damage or risk the structural integrity if the home. Crack injection is used to fill the crack in the wall. First small ports are inserted into the walls. A foam is pumped in the walls via the small ports. The high-pressure foam is pushed all the way through the wall to the outside of the home. It seals the entire crack from the inside out. This will make sure that the crack does not get worse and also makes sure that the wall is safe again.
Homeowner Barb had a waterproofing system added to her home many years ago. MidAmerica Basement Systems contacted Barb when she was due for her annual service. She knew that her sump pump was running fine, however, she wanted to make sure that it continued to run great. The sump pump is cleaned out and the system flushed. All of the parts are tested and then put back in the sump pump.
Homeowner Brad recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about the foundation repair options. He was worried about the integrity of his foundation and wanted the issue addressed as soon as possible. After meeting with a design specialist he knew that having push piers installed in his home. The push piers with lift the home an make sure that walls were stable an no longer at risk.
Bill has lived in the home for many years. Over time he noticed that the basement of his home was experiencing water issues. A trench is dug around all of the exterior walls of the home. WaterGuard is added to the trench, the WaterGuard is added to the trench. The waterguard is a channeling system that carries the water to the sump pump.
Homeowner Debbie has lived in her home for the last two years. The home was built in 1954 and for the last few years, they have been worried about the amount of radon in the home. After completing a home radon test and receiving the results they knew it was the best idea for them to have a radon mitigation system installed in their home. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.
Homeowner Michelle and Dan have lived in their home for many years. They were interested in having someone take a look at the crawlspace under their home. After experiencing water in their crawlspace they decided it was time to seek professional advice. MidAmerica Basement Systems offers top of the line products to waterproof your basement or crawlspace.
Mary Lee recently reached out to MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about basement waterproofing. She had a full perimeter waterproofing system added to her home to make sure that the basement stayed dry. The WaterGuard system moves water to the sump pump. The pump then pumps the water out of the home.
Homeowner Steven has recently had his basement waterproofed after having some water issues after a heavy rain. He had a full perimeter waterproofing system added to his home. The FlowGuard is similar to a channeling system that moves the water to the sump pump. The Triplesafe sump pump is a three pump system that comes with a battery back up and a water watch alarm.
Homeowner Lee and Kathy have been having some issue in their basement. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in their home. The WaterGuard runs along the exterior walls of the home. The WaterGuarrd is a channeling system that moves the water t the sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that comes with a battery back up and a water watch alarm.
Homeowners Elizabeth and Lee contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about foundation repair options. They had a very large crack in their wall that they feared was putting the foundation of their home at risk. They wanted to make sure that their home was protected for many years to come so they had PowerBbracees installed in their home to help stabilize the foundation.
Homeowners Bill and Sandy have lived in their home for many years. Over time they slowly started to notice more and more water in their home. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system added to their home. The WaterGuard waterproofing system is a channeling system and moves the water to the sump pump and then pumps the water out.
Homeowners Jennifer and Samantha have recently called MidAmerica Basement Systems when they were interested in learning more about radon mitigation. They knew that having their home tested for radon was the best to keep their home safe. After they met with a design specialist they knew that they needed a radon mitigation system installed in their home to make sure that their home was safe.
Homeowner Robin has lived in her home for many years. She has had a water issue in her basement off an off for many years, recently after experiencing a lot of rain in her area, she noticed that water was leaking into her basement. She decided to call MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about why her basement was leaking. Mac McDaniel’s visited her home and did a full inspection of the inside and outside of her home. She decided it was better for her home if she had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in her home. This will keep her home safe from future water damage and also keep out moisture so that her home will not be susceptible to mold.
Homeowner Pat has lived in this home for many years. Over the last few years, he has noticed the window in his basement was allowing a lot of cold air into the home. He was interested in having a new window installed to help with his heating bill. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn about the options for replacing this basement window. The window was removed was and a new one was added into the home.
Homeowner Chris has recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about basement Waterproofing system. The concern in the basement of the home was growing more extreme and they feared that if it was not taken care of the home would be at risk for permanent damage. They had a full perimeter waterproofing system installed to keep the basement dry and free of mold.
Shawn of All Makes Furniture recently called MidAmerica Basement System to learn about Waterproofing the basement of their store. They needed the basement of the store to be dry so that they could use it as storage for all of the extra furniture. If it was wet then they would have a lot of damaged products. MidAmerica Basement Systems installed a partial waterproofing system to help resolve their water issue.
Homeowners Rolando and Nicole started to worry about their home when they realized that the walls of their basement were cracked and starting to bow inward. They knew that they need to seek professional advice for the safety of their home. They had PowerBraces installed to help with the bowing wall. The PowerBraces will stabilize the bowing wall to make sure that no further damage occurs.
Homeowner Sally has lived in her home for many years. She has recently been concerned about the basement of her home. It has been getting more water lately and she feared that if she did not act she would be putting her home at risk. After meeting with a design specialist and having a full inspection done on her home she knew it was best to have a full perimeter waterproofing system. The WaterGuard waterproofing system is added to all of the exterior walls. The WaterGuard is a channeling system that will move the water to the new sump pump.
Heather from Easy Street Property Management recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about having the foundation of a home looked at. The walls in the home were bowing and cracking, they feared that if the walls were not addressed that it would put the homes structural integrity at risk. A design specialist did a full inspection on the inside and the outside of the home. Educating them on why the home was having this issue and how MidAmerica Basement Systems should be the one to help fix the problem. They had PowerBraces installed to help stabilize the bowing walls in the home.
Homeowner Ron has lived in his home for the last 21 years. The home was built in the early 1950s and he plans to live in this hoe for the rest of his life. They were interested in having a radon mitigation system installed in their home after completing a home radon test and receiving results that were not ideal. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about radon mitigation and how they could get cleaner air quality. Having a radon mitigation system installed is a great way to keep your family and home safe from radon gas.
Homeowner Devon has lived in his home for many years. He recently has been worried about water entering his home. He decided to call MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about waterproofing. After a full inspection of the inside and the outside of the home. He decided that it was best to have a full perimeter waterproofing system installed in the home. The WaterGuard is added to all of the exterior walls of the home. The WaterGuard leads to the new TripleSafe sump pump where the water will be pumped out of the home.
Homeowner Michael has lived in his home for many years. He recently contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to learn more about Radon Mitigation. Radon is a naturally occuring gas that is very prominent in the Iowa and Illinois area. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Having a radon mitigation system installed in your home can make sure that your home and family is safe.
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.
Homeowner, Julia did not know much about Radon until she heard about Radon testing from a friend of hers. Her friend mentioned how her family regularly uses their basement for entertainment purposes and also for one of their teenage sons who currently lives down there. Julia felt that she needed to test her home just to be safe because she also uses her basement on a regular basis.
After Julia learned more about Radon she sent out for a Radon testing kit. She received her results back and then called MidAmerica Basement Systems to come out and take a look to see what solution would best fix the situation. Design Specialist, Cole was able to recommend the Radon System to her. She also purchased the Exterior Aesthetic Package and the Noise Reduction he recommend. The Exterior Aesthetic Package will help increase the value of the home while keeping the beauty and help prolong the life of the Radon System, but most importantly, protect Julia’s family from Radon exposure! The Noise Reduction is installed in the attic of the home or on the vent pipe outside of the home. This helps keep the system quiet and of course, safe.
With the help of Cole and the MidAmerica Basement Systems Teram, Julia now feels happy and content knowing that her home is safe from harmful Radon exposure and can freely use her basement without any worry in mind!
Homeowner, Wade was experiencing issues with his basement wall. He noticed it started to push into his home. He knew this was not an issue that he could fix himself, so he reached out to the experts for this problem, MidAmerica Basement Systems. Wade was worried because there was limited access to his exterior walls so he was not sure what they were able to do to fix the problem he was having. Design Specialist, Joe was able to come out to Wade's home and ensured Wade that there was still a solution to his problem even though there was limited access to the exterior of the home.
Joe was able to recommend a PowerBrace System to Wade. There was a solution to Wade's problem! Sometimes there is limited access to exterior walls due to property lines, other ground structures, underground obstacles, or landscaping. The PowerBrace system is a perfect way to permanently stabilizes a wall. It is a mounting system that keeps forces equal and can be tightened over time to straighten the wall. Pete was able to come out and install the PowerBrace System in Wade's home for him.
With help from Joe and Pete, Wade no longer has to worry about his wall bowing in. He can go about his day knowing that the PowerBrace System is a permanent solution and will protect his basement wall from further movement over time.
Homeowner, Robert received a postcard in the mail stating, "We Removed Harmful Radon Gas From Your Neighbor's House!!" After reading the postcard, Robert knew that he needed to take action to see if his house had radon levels as high as his neighbor. He sent off for the free Radon test kit, after testing his home and receiving his test results back he knew he needed to call the experts who could remove it, MidAmerica Basement Systems.
Design Specialist, Michael got in touch with Robert and came out to check on his home. The best recommendation he could give Robert was a Radon Mitigation System. Installer, Bill was able to come out and install the Radon Mitigation System for Robert. Bill was also able to install an Exterior Aesthetic Package. This package is able to help prolong the life of the system. Bill installed a mounting plate, junction box, and a protective cover. This keeps the radon fan and electrical wiring protected.
Homeowner, William had his home previously waterproofed with MidAmerica Basement Systems. As time went on, he thought it was best to have his home tested for Radon. After receiving the results back from a self-test kit and seeing radon was present in his home, he called MidAmerica Basement Systems right away. Design specialist, Justin was able to come out to give William the best recommendation possible. Justin was also able to recommend an Exterior Aesthetic Package for the Radon Mitigation System.
The Exterior Aesthetic Package comes with many great features. It comes with different custom options to suit the homeowner of the home and will help increase the value of the home while protecting you! The package will come with a mounting plate, junction box, and a protective cover. This will hold the radon fan and all of the electrical wirings on the outside of your home.
If you are wanting your home tested for Radon, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to help you!
Homeowner, Will was looking to have a Radon Mitigation System installed in his home. He wanted the system to be able to clean the air, but not have to hear the system doing it. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems to see what could be done. Design Specialist, Justin was able to recommend to Will a Noise Reduction System. This would help silent the system so Will would not have to hear the Radon Mitigation System working.
Installing a Noise Reduction System along with his Randon Mitigation System was a great investment for Will's home. High air flow creates loud noise, making the Radon System loud. The Noise Reduction System will help keep the air flowing in and out of the system quiet. This system is installed either above the fan in the attic or with the vent pipe outside of the home.
Now, Will can enjoy his new Radon Mitigation System without hearing it. If you too are looking to have a Radon Mitigation System installed and also worried about the noise, contact MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to have a design specialist come out to tell you more about the Noise Reduction System!
Homeowner, David was not too thrilled when he had water leaking into his basement, on top of that, his basement wall started to lean in. He knew that this was a larger issue at hand and he needed expert help. He contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems. Design Specialist, Justin was able to come out to David's home to do an inspection and give him the best recommendation possible for his basement. He recommended that David had his basement fully waterproofed and have a Powerbrace installed to stabilize the bowing wall.
The Powerbrace system is a beam placed against a foundation wall and is bolted to the floor slab and the floor above. This will keep the forces between the two equal. This will help permanently stabilize the wall from bowing and can be tightened over time to help further straighten the wall. The brace is made of zinc, this means the system will not rust or weaken over time.
Now David no longer has to only not worry about his basement leaking, he no longer has to worry about his basement wall bowing in thanks to MidAmerica Basement Systems. If you too are experiencing the same issue as David, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to help you!
A homeowner, in Moline, IL had Radon Mitigation System installed in their home. Along with the Radon Mitigation System, they also had the Noise Reduction System installed and also had bought the Warranty. They are great add-ons to your system and can help prolong the life of it. Keeping your family and you safe for years to come!
The noise that you can hear throughout the Radon Mitigation System is the airflow. A radon system can be loud! That is why a noise reduction system is a great system to be installed with the Radon Mitigation System. It will help not only quiet the system but keep it safe. It is installed either in the attic of your home or in the vent pipe outside. The Fan moisture Guard will help reduce natural fan corrosion, double the life of the motor, and keep the fan quiet and run longer. The Warranty will help protect your investment. It covers the entire system for ten years. The warranty is also fully transferable, meaning if you sell your home the new homeowner will have a warranty on the Radon System.
If you too are thinking of having a Radon Mitigation System installed, ask about the add-on features! MidAmerica Basement Systems would be happy to tell you more and help you out. Contact us today!
A Homeowner, in East Moline, IL had water seeping in through the basement walls. It was leaving stains and marks, causing the wall to deteriorate. Along with having a TripleSafe Sump Pump installed within the home, CleanSpace was installed to help fix the problem wall.
CleanSpace is a bright, durable vapor barrier for basement walls. It is a permanent wall installation. It is fast and installed with permanent drilled-in fasteners. It stops water vapor from penetrating the foundation walls. It can conform to any type of foundation surface, such as stone. It can be washed if needed.
If you too are noticing watermarks or stains on your basement foundation walls, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to send a Design Specialist out to come to take a look!
A homeowner in Barstow, IL was in the market for a new dehumidifier. After looking into different companies, the homeowner knew MidAmerica Basement Systems would be the ones to help her out! She contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems and a Design Specialist was able to come out to take a look at the homeowner's home. The Design Specialist recommended SaniDry Sedona.
The SaniDry Sedona is the world's most powerful dehumidifier for the size it is. It is a smaller model so it is able to fit in crawlspaces and takes up little to no space. It is fully automatic. Once the controls are set you can leave it and forget about it. It even drains automatically which means there are no buckets to empty. Most importantly it will keep your whole home drier and also healthier!
The homeowner is very happy with the purchase of the SaniDry Sedona. The home is now drier and healthier thanks to MidAmerica Basement Systems. If you too are looking for a SaniDry System, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to send a Design Specialist out to you to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!
A homeowner in Moline, IL was looking to have a Radon Mitigation System installed within their home after their home tested positive for Radon. They contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems and Design Specialist Joe was able to come out to take a look at their home. Joe recommended having a Radon Mitigation System installed to protect the air quality of the home and make it a safer environment for the family.
Along with the Radon Mitigation System, A Noise Reduction System was installed. Radon Systems can be loud, having a noise reduction canceler will help improve the noise of the system. This will help reduce the sound of the noise and will keep the system safe. This can be installed either in the attic of the home or on the vent pipe outside.
Now the homeowner can once again enjoy their home without any worry about the air quality or the noise that the Radon Mitigation System can make. If you too are looking to have your home tested for Radon or have a Radon Mitigation System installed, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be more than happy to send a Design Specialist to your home to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!
A homeowner in Moline, IL was having water leaking into their basement. It was coming in around the corners of the basement and leaving a very wet mess throughout the basement to be cleaned up each time. The homeowner was tired of dealing with the mess so they contacted MidAmerica Basement Systems. Design Specialist, Joe was able to come out to take a look at their basement and give the homeowner the best recommendation to fix the issue.
WaterGuard was one of the systems that was installed within the homeowner's home. It is one of the most effective and reliable waterproofing systems. As water enters through the basement, WaterGuard will be there to collect it and drain it safely and unseen away to the Sump Pump to be pumped out of the basement. The homeowner will never see the water! It also allows you to be able to use the basement any way you would like, storage or recreational.
Now the homeowner has no more worry about water coming into the basement. The basement will now stay dry for time to come. If you are looking to have your basement waterproofed, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be happy to send a Design Specialist out to your home to come to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!
A homeowner in Rock Island, IL had a wall in their basement beginning to crack. The crack started to form in the lower, middle part of the wall. It started to form a staircase formation leading downward. Towards the top, the wall has started to lean inward. Knowing this was only the beginning of wall failure, the homeowner contacted the experts in the industry, MidAmerica Basement Systems. A Design Specialist was able to come out to their home and give them the best recommendation to stabilize the wall.
Carbon Armor was installed within the homeowner's home. It comes in strips that are attached to the foundation wall with a strong adhesive to help strengthen the wall and stop it from bowing inward any further. It has an extremely low profile while against the wall and is only an eighth of an inch thick once installed. This was the perfect fix for the homeowner since they have a block wall with early stages of wall failure.
Now the homeowner no longer has to worry about the wall starting to bow inward or crack any more thanks to the MidAmerica Basement Systems Team. If you too have foundation walls that are starting to create cracks or lean inwards, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be more than happy to send a Design Specialist out to come to take a look and give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Contact us today!
Having an uneven, cracked, concrete surface is not only a danger to you but also your friends and family that come over to your home. There is a way to fix your concrete that does not involve days of work and or heavy machines. The answer is PolyLevel and this homeowner in Rock Island, IL just had their concrete fixed with PolyLevel with MidAmerica Basement Systems!
PolyLevel is the answer to fix your uneven, sinking sidewalk. It has the same idea as mud-jacking but does not involve jack-hammering or using any mud, instead, it uses lightweight foam. A dime-size hole is drilled within the slab and the PolyLevel is then injected into the slab where the void was created. A void is where the fill soil was poorly compacted creating the slab to become uneven or sink. The PolyLevel is then injected through the hole. It compresses the soil beneath as it lifts, creating a stable base. It raises the concrete in a controlled way. The holes are then sealed off and in about fifteen minutes the concrete is once again usable!
The concrete is once again stable with no more uneven surfaces thanks to Brandon and the MidAmerica Basement Systems Team. If you too are looking to have your concrete slab lifted and leveled, or looking to have your concrete cracks filled, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be more than happy to set you up with an appointment with one of our Design Specialists. We would be happy to be the experts in the industry that bring you peace of mind! Call us today!
A homeowner in Milan, IL had a sidewalk that was sinking down causing a dangerous walk area for not only the homeowner but also for friends and family that come over often. The sidewalk continued to sink down even more over time. If the problem does not get taken care of sooner than later, the sidewalk could crack and become more dangerous. The homeowner came across an ad for MidAmerica Basement Systems online and contacted us right away and we were happy to help. A Design Specialist was able to come out to give the homeowner an estimate and go over exactly how the product would be installed.
PolyLevel was installed within this homeowner's home. PolyLevel fills the voids underneath the concrete slab where the fill soil was poorly compacted. It has the same idea as mud-jacking but involves no ripping up the sidewalk or any mud. It uses lightweight foam that is injected into the concrete slab. It starts first with drilling a dime size hole into the concrete slab. The PolyLevel is then injected into the slab and lifts the concrete back up in a controlled way. The holes are then sealed off and the sidewalk is usable again in about fifteen minutes. The foam is environmentally friendly and will not degrade in excessive heat and will not wash out over time.
The homeowner does not think twice about their driveway any more thanks to the MidAmerica Basement Systems Team. We were more than happy to help this homeowner out and get their sidewalk fixed. If you too have a sidewalk or driveway that is starting to sink or crack or would like to learn more about PolyLevel, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. Contact us today so we can bring you the peace of mind you are looking for!
April Showers brings wet basements! It is everyone's favorite saying, not! A homeowner in Rock Island, IL was never looking forward to the next rainfall. The next rainfall meant that water was going to be finding its way into their basement. To stop this issue from happening they reached out to the experts in the industry, MidAmerica Basement Systems and we were more than happy to help the homeowner out!
The perfect pair work well together to keep your basement clean and dry. As water comes into your basement WaterGuard will collect it and drain it safely and unseen to the TripleSafe Sump Pump System to get pumped out of your basement. The TripleSafe will do its job to assure your basement stays dry from any problems that come its way. The first pump could fail or the water coming in could be too much, but do not worry, the second pump will be there to be able to continue to pump the water out keeping the basement clean an dry. The third pump is battery-operated so if the power happens to fail during a storm, the third pump will be able to pump water out of your basement. There is also a WaterWatch Alarm. This will be able to alert you if an issue does arise that the pump needs help before flooding occurs.
With our knowledgeable, great MidAmerica Basement Systems Team we were able to give this homeowner no more worries when it rains and one less cleanup job! If you are tired of dealing with rain coming into your basement or looking to learn more about basement waterproofing, do not hesitate to reach out to MidAmerica Basement Systems. We would be more than happy to send out a Design Specialist to come to give you a free, no-obligation estimate. Call us today and let us be the company that will be able to put all your basement water worries to rest!