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Want a Dry Basement? Don't Forget About Your Basement Walls!

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

Damaged Ducts Can Contribute to Humid Homes

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

Do you know why your basement is wet? This could be the reason...

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

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Basement Flooring Actually Designed for Basements

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

3 Steps to a Healthy, Clean Crawl Space

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

4 Factors That Lead to Mold Growth

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

Use Your Basement, Don't Waste It

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

Dry Weather Means Dry Soil and Foundation Settlement

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

Water Loves Cracked Basement Walls

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 Fix My Foundation Problems?

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

Sump Pump Tragedies

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

What Causes Concrete Settlement?

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

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

MBS Sales Team Helps At-risk Youths

Learn about our adventure at Wildwood Hills Ranch. Fun, Learning, Service, and Good Food.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

8 Advantages of Concrete Leveling Foam

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

New Home Construction: Solving Future Problems Now

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

Interior Draining for Spring Rains

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

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Tips and Tools for Real Estate Agents or Home Inspectors: Street Creep

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

Dehumidifier Science: How It Works!

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

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Crawl Space Problems: Why Your Floor Sags

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

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