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Basement Waterproofing in Forest City, IA

Basement Waterproofing in Forest City, IA

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Tearing down drywall and pulling up carpet to deal with a water problem in your finished basement is one of the last things you want to do as a homeowner, but when water finds its way in, you want to feel confident that it will get fixed right the first time. For this homeowner in Forest City, Iowa, we were able to waterproof his basement with our drainage system and vapor barrier so that he could reclaim his personal exercise space and restore his peace of mind.

Uneven Floors Leveled in Forest City, IA

Uneven Floors Leveled in Forest City, IA

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These homeowners were concerned about their uneven floors. They were already planning to have their radon mitigated, so they decided to have some work done in their crawlspace as well.

They gave us a call for a free estimate, so we sent System Design Specialist James Denning to look at the crawlspace and determine if they were causing the floors to sag. James found that there was a damp, musty smell coming from the crawlspace due to excess moisture in the air, which was also causing the floor supports to weaken. After discussing the options with James and seeing the pre-mailer book they received about crawlspace repairs, they decided to have us take care of their crawlspace repairs. Our team determined that they needed to bury the downspouts so that water could not get into the crawlspace and cause problems with moisture. The team then installed Silver Gloe Insulation to help save on energy cost for the homeowners. Finally, our team addressed the support problems by using SmartJacks and adding supplemental beams to even out the floor as well as installing a CleanSpace Vapor Barrier to finish protecting the support beams from moisture. 

The homeowners were so glad that they had us help with their crawlspace. They were grateful that we were able to work with and around their Radon company as well. Check out their newly secured crawlspace!

Crawl Space repair in Forest City, IA

Crawl Space repair in Forest City, IA

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Keeping your crawlspace dry is crucial in preventing mold and protecting your home. CleanSpace prevents any water from entering your home through the foundation walls. This home is now protected, and the homeowner can live worry free!

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Testimonials From Forest City
Our foreman, Mike, was very knowledgeable and helpful.
Testimonial by Michael and Cheryl from Forest City, IA
I am very appreciative of all the helpful staff there at Midwest. You are all very easy to reach and very helpful. Everyone we met were willing to answer...
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Midwest was very flexible and I couldn't be happier with how it turned out. Glad it's completed.
Testimonial by Derek A. from Forest City, IA

Responsible basement waterproofing, foundation repair company serving Forest City, Iowa

Midwest Foundation Repair provides professional waterproofing and foundation services for homeowners and businesses in Forest City. We offer permanent, warrantied solutions at affordable prices. Call us today at 1-844-210-0982 for a free home inspection and no-obligation cost estimate.

Services offered in Forest City:

  • Basement Waterproofing
    • Complete basement waterproofing for wet/flooded basements
    • Sump pump installation
    • Basement dehumidification
    • Lifetime warranty on all perimeter waterproofing systems.
  • Crawl Space Repair
    • Crawl space insulation & encapsulation with vapor barrier.
    • Crawl Space Dehumidification & Sump Pump installation.
    • Basement dehumidification
    • 25-year warranty on crawl space encapsulation systems.
  • Foundation Repair (Residential & Commercial)
    • Foundation and structural repair solutions including: foundation piers, deck piers, push piers, slab piers, helical piers, helical piles, helical anchor tiebacks, slab repair & bowing wall repair, foundation crack repair, foundation stabilization, leveling & underpinning, foundation wall replacement & foundation crack repair.
    • Permanently repairing structural issues like: foundation settlement, foundation cracks (vertical & horizontal), uneven floors, sagging floor joists, buckling & bowing basement walls & cracked floor slabs.
    • LintelLift Installation for cracks above your garage door or bowing garage door headers. It can be installed in about a day!
    • 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects on foundation products.
  • Raindrop Gutter Guards
    • We install cutting-edge, maintenance-free gutter guards designed to keep twigs, leaves, and other debris from clogging up your gutters.
  • Financing Available
  • FREE written estimates and inspections, and fast installation
Job Stories From Forest City, IA
Basement Waterproofing in Forest City, IA

One of the worst nightmares for a homeowner with a finished basement is water damage. This was the case for Derek A. in Forest City, Iowa, who noticed that water was coming in from the west wall of his finished basement. As the son of a farmer, Derek was raised to believe that if you fix something, you fix it the right way, and so he called us at Midwest Foundation Repair.

After completing a thorough inspection of the space, we proposed a combination of our WaterGuard drainage system along the west wall, as well as CleanSpace vapor barrier to ensure the space would remain clean and dry from top to bottom. This home was located far beyond the service area of most other contractors, and blizzard conditions at the time required that we adapt to the situation, but in the end Derek has thrilled to have the work completed so he could return his basement to normal.

Work Requests From Forest City, IA
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Additional information: I need help with: Wall Support
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My south, southeast corner of my house the foundation is bulging.
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I currently am having water problems after having a septic system out in. I am worried that I may have a break in my tile. I have installed a sump pump but it is not drawing enough water from across the basement.
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I own an acreage and the house has two crawl spaces. They both have dirt floors. I am wondering about encapsulation of them. Additional information: I Need Help With: Crawlspace
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I have a cement block basement. I believe the foundation has settled in one corner. The block is cracked in several areas and water comes in. Water comes in through all the basement windows, also.
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Water leak basement window/wall
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I'm interested in quotes for a sump pump and backup sump pump (combination) system and installation.
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Seepage in basement, want to know options and estimate of what it will take to fix the problem.
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Have water coming into basement from melting snow. I'd like to schedule an appointment trent to get a quote on getting this repaired. Thank you Larry Evers
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I have been getting water in my basement all spring/Summer. I live in a split level home. I tore up my carpet and removed the drywall and framework in the area I have been getting the water. It seems to be coming in in a corner and at the bottom of the foundation.
Project Location: Forest City, IA
The heavy rains from storms this year have pushed in my eastern wall of my house. I need an estimate to correct the bow and address any other concerns associated with this.
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Need a sub pump had basement flooded and sewer back up do to lots of rain
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Big crack in north west corner and the west wall is bowing inward. The north wall has had work done about 10 years ago by past owner and other walls need attention. The flooding last weekend June 24th did not help any.
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Recent flash flooding in our town. I think we my have some foundation issues because of the flood and need not estimate.
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Forest City was hit with a bad storm 6-24-18 and my basement flooded leaving the interior walls bowing. Im not sure what the foundation looks like
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We have standing water throughout our basement and are looking for help/solutions. We've lived in our house 2 years and this is the second time we've had it throughout the entire basement. We would also like an overall foundation check to see if there are any other issues going on that would be related to the water issues. Thank you!
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We have a wet basement, we would like to have checked
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Poured concrete with foam form foundation tipping in at the top cracking Sheetrock.
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Wet basement getting quotes & estimating my options
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We have had some water and would like to know if we can try to finish off our basement.

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