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With the beautiful weather coming to an end, the freezing temperatures and snow are just around the corner. Is your home prepared to handle it?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

3 main reasons why your walls crack

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Is your foundation walls bowing or buckling?

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Almost everybody has a sinking slab or an unleveled slab and most of them are not concerned about it. There are multiple reason why you should fix a sinking or unlevel sl...

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Is your basement leaking and you don't want to spend the time and money on excavation just to install a drain pipe? You don't have to! Waterproof with WaterGuard.

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

If you are thinking about building a new home or plan on buying a brand new home, there are a few things regarding soil that you should keep in mind.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

It doesn't matter whether you use your basement for laundry and storage, or as an actual living area, wall failure is dangerous and must be addressed as soon as possible.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

When you go to your basement, does it scare you?

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

If the concrete slabs in your driveway and sidewalks are uneven, fix them BEFORE they are covered with snow and forgotten about.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Here is what you should know about basement waterproofing before the selling or buying begins.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Midwest Basement Systems is helping home owners of Central Iowa by pointing out a few helpful tips for hiring a contractor.

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Whether you are a realtor or a homeowner trying to sell or buy a new home, there are things that need to be addressed. Here is what you should know about walls crack befo...

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

With fall come fall rains, and with fall rains comes a wet basement.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Does your basement leak? It may be because the dirt around your home's foundation is settling.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Is having a dirt crawlspace going to cause you issues? You bet it will! Read about why having a home with a dirt crawlspace only appears to save you money.

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Are you having foundation settlement problems? Are your doors and windows sticking? Does your foundation feel or look "broken"? Let us tell you about methods that will an...

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

If you are planning on waterproofing your basement, don't forget about your basement walls! Basement walls let water vapor through and often times water as well.

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Your basement damp? Not only does high humidity in your basement cost you money, it may also be making you sick.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

What do you think of when you think of humidity, summer and the "thick" air? The Midwest is known for high, noticeable summer humidity. Besides the feeling of the thicker...

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

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Midwest Basement Systems
5153 Northeast 17th St
Des Moines, IA 50313
1-515-992-7046
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