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We were recently featured on a local TV program, DSM Living, a guide to everything Des Moines. The topic of the segment was our sump pump service and maintenance tips fo...

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Mold growth requires four main factors to be present to flourish. Unfortunately 3 of the four are highly prevalent in homes and especially basements and craw spaces.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Brick and stucco exteriors have been very popular in Iowa. These masonry finishes are durable, attractive, and are fireproof and...

Brick and stucco exteriors have been very popular in Iowa. These masonry finishes are durable, attractive, and are fireproof and immune to rot and insect attack. This giv...

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Come see us today at the Southern Prairie YMCA Home & Garden Show in Creston. We are there exhibiting loads of ideas on how to improve the quality, of the environment of ...

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Your sump pump has been idle all winter, do you know that it is ready for the spring rain? 

There...

Your sump pump has been idle all winter, do you know that it is ready for the spring rain? There are several things you can do to prepare yourself that will keep your...

Friday, March 28th, 2014

You don't have to live this way any longer. Your basement can provide valuable “healthy” living space. In this day and age, we all have “stuff” in our lives. How ...

Friday, January 31st, 2014

We had the opportunity to give a presentation to the Iowa Realty Office in Waukee Iowa.  First let me...

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

If you read this blog often, you will no doubt notice that we refer to what Midwest Basement Systems does...
What do you think of when you think of humidity? I immediately think of summer and the “thick” air. The...

What do you think of when you think of humidity? I immediately think of summer and the “thick” air. The midwest is know for summer humidity, and its no secret that th...

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Step 1: Get rid of the standing water

Standing water is harmful for many reasons. It creates a breeding ground for...

Step 1: Get rid of the standing water Standing water is harmful for many reasons. It creates a breeding ground for mold and...

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Has it been several years since your sump pump system has been serviced?  Your sump system may be one...

Has it been several years since your sump pump system has been serviced? Your sump system may be one rainstorm away from a system failure!

Monday, December 30th, 2013

There are many different reasons why basements leak and get wet....

There are many different reasons why basements leak and get wet.

Monday, December 30th, 2013

The source of your sneezing, sniffling, and headaches could very well be right under your nose (and your feet). ...

The source of your sneezing, sniffling, and headaches could very well be right under your nose (and your feet).

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

If you don't have a battery backup sump pump in place, then you're just one power outage away from a...

If you don't have a battery backup sump pump in place, then you're just one power outage away from a wet basement.

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Midwest Basement Systems is helping to alleviate hunger through food distribution, partnership and education....

Midwest Basement Systems is helping to alleviate hunger through food distribution, partnership and education.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Although there was heavy rain, thunder and lightening, and power outages, the biggest culprit was the wind. ...

Although there was heavy rain, thunder and lightening, and power outages, the biggest culprit was the wind.

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Storms packing thunderstorm force winds are causing damage and triggering thunderstorm watches and warnings across parts of Central Iowa....

Storms packing thunderstorm force winds are causing damage and triggering thunderstorm watches and warnings across parts of Central Iowa.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Midwest Basement Systems was featured in the MLS showing their services were used on the homes....

Midwest Basement Systems was featured in the MLS showing their services were used on the homes.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Today marks the fourth day of rain and predicted rain in the area. ...

Today marks the fourth day of rain and predicted rain in the area.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Tornados rip through much of the Midwest, including the communities of Moore Oklahoma, and Iowa.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

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  • Agency
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  • Belle Plaine
  • Blakesburg
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  • Brooklyn
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  • Bussey
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  • Janesville
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  • La Porte City
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  • Pulaski
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  • Reinbeck
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  • Searsboro
  • Shell Rock
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Midwest Basement Systems
5153 Northeast 17th St
Des Moines, IA 50313
1-515-992-7046
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