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Wet basements are a problem for many people. Often times people wonder what caused it.

Monday, August 8th, 2016

When basement flooding happens your basement flooring will be ruined. Luckily there is a type of flooring that will save you from expensive replacement costs.

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Often, people don't know the condition of their crawl space. This leads to damaged, nasty crawl spaces. Here are 3 steps that will give you a clean, safe, and usable craw...

Monday, July 18th, 2016

There are many factors that lead to mold growth to be aware of. Here are 4 huge ones to look out for in your home!

Monday, July 11th, 2016

So many homes have basements that are wet, moldy and stinky. No one wants to spend time in a space they can smell from upstairs. Here are some reasons why waterproofing y...

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

During dry weather, Iowa's clay soil dries up and becomes weak. This is one of the leading causes of foundation settlement.

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Tired of water entering your basement walls through cracks and holes? Learn more about stopping water from entering your basement through holes and cracks.

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Why should I fix my foundation problems? Is it really that important? Yes, there are many reasons why fixing your foundation problems helps you in the long run.

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Your sump pump can be the best defense for a dry basement. But what can harm your sump system? What things can go wrong?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Here are 4 main causes for concrete settlement and the affects they have on your driveway, patio, and more!

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

A great option for concrete repair is the PolyLevel method. Learn about the advantages PolyLevel offers and about how it works!

Monday, May 9th, 2016

If you're a new home buyer, you're going to want to pay attention to this! If you're thinking about building a new home, deciding to solve problems before they start m...

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

April showers giving you wet basement problems? Here are some of the benefits of an interior drainage system.

Monday, April 25th, 2016

What is Street Creep and how does it occur? What are some of the signs to look for? Here's some info to help you!

Monday, April 18th, 2016

This is a detailed description of how our SaniDry XP dehumidifier combats basement humidity problems.

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Are the floors above your crawl space bouncy, soft, or unlevel? Here are some common causes that lead to sloping/sagging floors above your crawl space.

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Did you know that your concrete floor slab can settle, even if your foundation is in place and stable? Here are some floor slab settlement signs to look for.

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Wildwood Hill Ranch is a wondrous non-profit organization with a mission to provide community, love, and growth to at-risk children in the Midwest. We are proud to be abl...

Friday, March 25th, 2016

What exactly are the three stages of wall movement? Learn more about the ways foundation walls can be damaged and the advantages from using a brace system compared to oth...

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Agency
  • Albia
  • Barnes City
  • Beacon
  • Belle Plaine
  • Blakesburg
  • Bloomfield
  • Brooklyn
  • Buckingham
  • Bussey
  • Cedar
  • Cedar Falls
  • Centerville
  • Chelsea
  • Chillicothe
  • Cincinnati
  • Clutier
  • Cresco
  • Deep River
  • Delta
  • Denver
  • Dewar
  • Dike
  • Drakesville
  • Dunkerton
  • Dysart
  • Eddyville
  • Elberon
  • Eldon
  • Elma
  • Evansdale
  • Exline
  • Fairbank
  • Floris
  • Fredericksburg
  • Fremont
  • Garwin
  • Gibson
  • Gilbertville
  • Gilman
  • Gladbrook
  • Grinnell
  • Guernsey
  • Harper
  • Hartwick
  • Hedrick
  • Hudson
  • Ionia
  • Janesville
  • Jesup
  • Keota
  • Keswick
  • Keystone
  • Kirkville
  • La Porte City
  • Lawler
  • Le Grand
  • Leighton
  • Lime Springs
  • Lincoln
  • Lynnville
  • Malcom
  • Montezuma
  • Montour
  • Moravia
  • Moulton
  • Mystic
  • New Hampton
  • New Hartford
  • New Sharon
  • Ollie
  • Oskaloosa
  • Ottumwa
  • Pella
  • Plainfield
  • Pulaski
  • Raymond
  • Readlyn
  • Reinbeck
  • Richland
  • Rose Hill
  • Searsboro
  • Shell Rock
  • Sigourney
  • South English
  • Sully
  • Sumner
  • Tama
  • Toledo
  • Tracy
  • Traer
  • Tripoli
  • Udell
  • Unionville
  • Victor
  • Vining
  • Waterloo
  • Waverly
  • Webster
  • What Cheer
Our Locations:

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