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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

Floor Slab Settlement: What to Look For

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

Giving Back to Our Youth: Wildwood Hill Ranch

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

Tips and Tools for Real Estate Agents or Home Inspectors: Wall Movements an...

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

4 Signs Your Foundation is Settling

With Spring comes rains and thunderstorms and that can mean wet and muddy soil. Here are some signs of foundation settlement to look for both inside and outside your ...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

3 Reasons Any Old Dehumidifier Can't Handle Basement Humidity

Spring is finally here and keeping your basement's humidity down can be quite a hassle. Here's 3 reasons why a department store dehumidifier isn't right for the job.

Monday, March 7th, 2016

4 Reasons Your Basement Becomes Wet

There are many reasons why basements become wet or damp. It is important to know that your basement can face water damage even if your basement isn't flooded.

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Tips and Tools for Real Estate Agent or Home Inspector this Spring

Potential snow melt problems in a home and what to look for during showing or inspection.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

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