News and Events

Snow Melt Can Cause Basement Flooding

A quick change in temperature can melt snow quickly, oversaturating the ground and can lead to water in your basement.

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Case study - Waddle Basement Waterproofing

Even if you've lived with a problem in your home for more than 50 years, there's never a better time to fix it.

Thursday, August 27th, 2020


It's no secret that dirt settles. Every layer has different characteristics, and this has a major effect on the foundation and structure above.

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

A little water in the basement shouldn't be something to worry about, right? Unfortunately that just isn't true. Basement leaks and moisture lead to various health conce...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Ensure your waterproofing system can handle the dangers of ice and snow by doing things like preventing frozen pipes, upgrading poor insulation and ensuring your basement...

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Winter Could Mean Frozen Discharge Lines For Your Home

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

Midwest Basement Systems explains the 3 main reasons why your walls may 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

WaterGuard: Waterproofing Your Basement the Right Way

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

Preventing Foundation Problems Before They Start in New Construction

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

Foundation Wall Failure: Causes, Signs, & Solutions

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

Spooky Scary Basements

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

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Why You Should Repair Your Concrete Slabs BEFORE Winter Arrives

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

What You Need to Know About Basement Waterproofing BEFORE Selling a Home

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

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

10 Tips to Hire a Quality Contractor

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

What You Need to Know About Wall Cracks BEFORE Selling a Home

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

How Does Rain Get into Your Basement?

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

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