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Crawl Space Encapsulation 101: A Homeowner's Guide

Dirt crawl spaces are naturally prone to moisture, which causes a lot of problems. The best way to eliminate them is with crawl space encapsulation. But what exactly is i...

Thursday, November 17th, 2022

How To Protect Your Home From Drought-Related Soil Changes

The dirt beneath your home is really important. It's what supports the weight of your house. So what happens when we have really hot temperatures and not a lot of rain...

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

8 Home Maintenance Things You Gotta Do This Fall
What's The White Powder On My Basement Walls? Is It A Serious Problem?

You see it in many basements - a white, powdery substance stains the walls. It's unsightly and hard to clean off. What is it and how does it get there? Efflorescence is...

Thursday, August 11th, 2022

Are Gutter Guards Worth It? Everything You Need To Know

The gutter is a vital part of the drainage system of your home. But it's also one of those things you don't think about until it's clogged with leaves or you find water i...

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

3 Easy Ways To Add More Value To Your Home and Sell Fast

Curb appeal is important. Especially when you're trying to sell. Potential buyers' first impression of your house is based on how it looks. This means investing in curb a...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Annual Maintenance to Save You Time and Money

Read about how scheduled annual maintenance from Iowa's very own Midwest Foundation Repair can save you both time, and money.

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Crawl Space Jacks Are the Ultimate Crawl Space Support System

Crawl Space Jacks are vital to your crawl space and foundation in your home. Midwest Foundation Repair's solution is Crawl Space SmartJacks.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Foundation Repair in Des Moines, IA

Read all about how foundation issues occur and how Midwest goes about carrying out Foundation Repair, specifically in the Des Moines, IA region.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Basement Waterproofing in Des Moines, IA

Enjoy this blog that outlines basement waterproofing that was carried out by Midwest in Des Moines in Iowa. If you are in need of the same, reach out to us for a free con...

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Thrasher Group Is Hiring In All Locations

We are creating more than 125 positions this year across our network of waterproofing, foundation settlement, concrete repair service, and garage refinishing locations.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

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 Foundation Repair explains the 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

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