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Ryan (Louie) Wellcome

Innovative Basement Systems

Title: Team Leader

Ryan (Louie) Wellcome from Innovative Basement Systems

Our mission is: To be Innovative in solving our customers' problems with solutions, products, and service that rate us #1 in the eyes of our customers and employees. of their specific needs, knowing that when the work is completed the customer will be beyond satisfied. We want to "wow" our customers every step of the way. Ryan takes personal responsibility to "wow" each customer and is a trusted and valued member of the Innovative Basement Systems team.

Customer Reviews
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  • By Verle R.
    Lauderdale, MN

    "The young men from Innovative who did the work on my home were very nice, especially the foreman!"

    Customer Review

    By Verle R.
    Lauderdale, MN

    The young men from Innovative who did the work on my home were very nice, especially the foreman!

  • By Elizabeth P.
    Saint Paul, MN

    "Tyler and his team were professional, careful, quick and good-natured. They owned up to a mistake & fixed it. THIS TRULY..."

    Customer Review

    By Elizabeth P.
    Saint Paul, MN

    Tyler and his team were professional, careful, quick and good-natured. They owned up to a mistake & fixed it. THIS TRULY impressed me!

  • By Bob S.
    Saint Paul, MN

    Customer Review

    By Bob S.
    Saint Paul, MN

  • By David & Susan B.
    Fridley, MN

    "The crew members were great, I was very happy with their work. They were courteous and efficient. I will sleep better knowing..."

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    By David & Susan B.
    Fridley, MN

    The crew members were great, I was very happy with their work. They were courteous and efficient. I will sleep better knowing my home's foundation is secure. Thanks!

  • By Marianne & Ryan P.
    Fridley, MN

    "Ryan was great to work with & was on time & answered all of my questions. Also told us about a product that our salesmen..."

    Customer Review

    By Marianne & Ryan P.
    Fridley, MN

    Ryan was great to work with & was on time & answered all of my questions. Also told us about a product that our salesmen didn't tell us about, which we will get done in a few weeks.

  • By David G.
    Pine City, MN

    "Great process from start to finish."

    Customer Review

    By David G.
    Pine City, MN

    Great process from start to finish.

  • By Jim J.
    Chanhassen, MN

    Customer Review

    By Jim J.
    Chanhassen, MN

  • By Ray G.
    Hinckley, MN

    "Innovative was very courteous of our home and worked carefully around our things to make sure there wasn't even a drop of cement..."

    Customer Review

    By Ray G.
    Hinckley, MN

    Innovative was very courteous of our home and worked carefully around our things to make sure there wasn't even a drop of cement anywhere.

  • By John S.
    Aitkin, MN

    Customer Review

    By John S.
    Aitkin, MN

  • By Jerrie H.
    Grand Rapids, MN

    "You guys did a great job. It was cleaned up so well, I couldn't even tell anything had been done."

    Customer Review

    By Jerrie H.
    Grand Rapids, MN

    You guys did a great job. It was cleaned up so well, I couldn't even tell anything had been done.

Case Studies I've worked on:

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Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Crawlspace Encapsuulation
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    Crawlspace Encapsuulation
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    Crawlspace Encapsuulation

    Looking to encapsulate her crawlspace, homeowner from Woodbury, MN called on TEAM Innovative. Using the CleanSpace system, we were able to completely protect her investment from water, mold and rot and dramatically improve the indoor air quality of her home.

    Call 877-365-0097 or click for your complimentary crawlspace encapsulation estimate today!

     

  • Egress Window in MN
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    Egress Window in MN
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    Egress Window in MN

    Innovative installed new egress window and window wells to let more light into this dark space. 

  • Home Basement Waterproofed in White Bear Lake, MN
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    Home Basement Waterproofed in White Bear Lake, MN
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    Home Basement Waterproofed in White Bear Lake, MN

    This home finally got a proper working sump pump. The previous sump pump stopped working and was replaced with a TripleSafe system. 

  • Innovative Stabilizes Foundation in Saint Paul
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    Innovative Stabilizes Foundation in Saint Paul
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    Innovative Stabilizes Foundation in Saint Paul

    Home in St. Paul, MN gets PowerBraces installed in the basement to stop foundation settlement and stabilize the house. The cracks in the foundation alerted the homeowner that there was foundation settlement occurring. 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN

    Wanting to finally remedy the water issues in their basement, homeowners from Saint Paul, MN placed the call to Innovative Basement Systems. System design specialist, Chad Neegard, met with the homeowners and performed an inspection. Chad's recommendations were for a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and installation of a SuperSump sump pump and that's exactly what we installed.

    Another DRY basement in St. Paul, MN!

  • Outside view of a new window well installation
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    Outside view of a new window well installation
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    Outside view of a new window well installation

    A view from outside the home showing how our window well will allow more light into your basement. 

  • Foundation Wall Stabilized with PowerBraces in Burnsville, MN
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    Foundation Wall Stabilized with PowerBraces in Burnsville, MN
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    Foundation Wall Stabilized with PowerBraces in Burnsville, MN

    Steven W. of Burnsville, MN called Innovative Basement Systems to get an opinion on some foundation walls that were worrisome to him.  Steven met with our system design specialist, Dan Supan, who performed an inspection.  Three walls were going to need attention, but one sooner than the others as not only was it bowing, it was shearing on each end. 

    Dan made recommendations for the PowerBrace foundation wall repair system to address the wall in the most need of correction and that project was scheduled and completed a short time later.  

    PowerBraces offer a patented solution that requires no exterior excavation.  If you have bowing or worrisome basement walls, click or call 877-365-0097 today!

     

     

     

  • PowerBraces Installed in Wells, MN
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    PowerBraces Installed in Wells, MN
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    PowerBraces Installed in Wells, MN

    Chuck G. knew who to call when he knew he had to correct his bowing foundation wall.  Innovative was able to install the PowerBrace wall repair system to stabilize and actually straighten the wall over time.  The PowerBrace system has a fully transferable, lifetime warranty and requires no exterior excavation.

     

  • PowerBrace Wall Repair System Installled in Minneapolis, MN
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    PowerBrace Wall Repair System Installled in Minneapolis, MN
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    PowerBrace Wall Repair System Installled in Minneapolis, MN

    Anni S. of Minneapolis, MN made the call to TEAM Innovative after searching online for a contractor who could repair her failing foundation walls.  System design specialist, Dan Supan, met with Anni and performed an inspection of her foundation. Two walls were found to be in need of repair and Dan reviewed the PowerBrace Wall Repair System with her.

    Installation went as planned and now Anni can rest assured her foundation walls are stabilized with a lifetime, fully-transferrable warranty.

     

     

  • PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Minneapolis, MN
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    PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Minneapolis, MN
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    PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Minneapolis, MN

    After searching online for a reputable contractor to address her bowing basement walls, Anni S. of MPLS, MN placed the call to TEAM Innovative.  Anni met with our system design specialist, Dan Supan, who performed an inspection. Two walls were found to be bowing and recommendation was made to install PowerBraces to halt and eventually, correct the walls.  Anni was thrilled to learn of the solution and signed off on the contract.

    Another foundation STABILIZED in Minneapolis, MN!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Edina, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Edina, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Edina, MN

    TEAM Innovative came to the rescue of a home in Edina, MN that was build on an old creek bed that didn't allow for proper drainage in their yard.  They often times would get water in their basement and they wanted a solution.  We installed a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and placed a SuperSump sump pump in their walk-out basement - and they've been DRY ever since!

    Call 877-365-0097 for your waterproofing estimate today!

     

  • SmartJack Installation in Minneapolis, MN
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    SmartJack Installation in Minneapolis, MN
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    SmartJack Installation in Minneapolis, MN

    By installing these steel, zinc coated SmartJacks - we were able to provide the additional support needed to stabilize, strengthen and lift the main floor.

  • Waterproofing on Sheridan Ave in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing on Sheridan Ave in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing on Sheridan Ave in Minneapolis, MN

    Chad & Julie had been in their home about one year when they placed the call to TEAM Innovative. They had noticed some cracks in one of their foundation walls and had experienced some water leaks in the past several months. After meeting with one of our system design specialists, it was decided that we would first tackle the waterproofing and the following summer (2018), we'd address & correct the bowing & cracked wall.

    Another DRY basement in Minneapolis

  • Waterproofing in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing in Minneapolis, MN

    After stopping by our booth at the MPLS Home Improvement & Design Show, Jerome B of MPLS signed up for a free estimate for waterproofing.  We were able to complete the project using a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system along with placing a SuperSump sump pump.  

    Another DRY basement in the metro!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Park, MN

    Pam O. from Brooklyn Park, MN was literally sick and tired of her damp, foul-smelling basement. She called on Team Innovative for a waterproofing estimate.  We installed a WaterGuard  drainage system and new sump pump in the lowest part of her basement.  The project was completed on schedule and Pam has had a DRY basement ever since!

    If you are sick and tired of dealing with a yucky, damp basement, call 877-365-0097 today.

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Eden Prairie, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Eden Prairie, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Eden Prairie, MN

    After receiving our coupon in the Valpak mailer, homeowners from Eden Prairie, MN made the call to Innovative Basement Systems.  System design specialist, Pete Salazar, met with the couple and performed an inspection of their basement.  Largest complaint was water that seemed to be coming up from the floor where the floor met the walls.  Pete made recommendations for a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and a TripleSafe sump pump.   The project was completed as planned and there have been zero water issues since.

    Anther DRY basment in Eden Prairie, MN!

  • Sump pump with battery backup in Brook Park, MN
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    Sump pump with battery backup in Brook Park, MN
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    Sump pump with battery backup in Brook Park, MN

    This old pump was recently upgraded with a complete new system. The UltraSump is set up with a battery backup and a additional water watch alarm to notify the home owner if the water level rises in the sump.

  • Bowing walls in Chaska, MN
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    Bowing walls in Chaska, MN
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    Bowing walls in Chaska, MN

    This homeowner noticed cracks in the foundation walls and knew that they needed a permanent solution.  Wall anchors were installed to give the homeowner the peace of mind that their home would be safe and stable.

  • Bowing walls in Hamel, MN
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    Bowing walls in Hamel, MN
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    Bowing walls in Hamel, MN

    Bowing walls only get worse over time in Hamel, MN.  Innovative Basement Systems used wall anchors to support the walls permanently.

  • Basement Waterproofing in Sturgeon Lake, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Sturgeon Lake, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Sturgeon Lake, MN

    Looking to put their MN home on the market, Mike & Cullen B. of California reached out to the waterproofing experts at Innovative Basement Systems.  They met with system design specialist, George Lammers, who performed an inspection.  There was water coming up from a crack in the floor as well as from where the walls met the floor.  George recommended installing interior WaterGuard drain tile to channel any water directly to the sump pit and adding a SuperSump Plus sump pump to manage the water.

    Mike & Cullen were in agreement with George's recommendations and scheduled the project to be completed.  Another DRY basement in Sturgeon Lake, MN!

     

  • Waterproofing Job After the Homeowner's Basement was Ruined
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    Waterproofing Job After the Homeowner's Basement was Ruined
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    Waterproofing Job After the Homeowner's Basement was Ruined

    The homeowner's basement flooded, the biggest problem is their basement was finished. They gave Innovative a call to come and survey the damage and prevent this sort of catastrophe from happening again. We installed WaterGuard in the interior of their basement as well as Cleanspace wall liner and a SuperSump pump. Now their basement will remain dry and they can finish the basement without having to worry about any more water problems.

  • Battle Lake Home Gets Anchors and PowerBrace
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    Battle Lake Home Gets Anchors and PowerBrace
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    Battle Lake Home Gets Anchors and PowerBrace

    Home in Battle Lake, MN gains anchors and PowerBraces.

  • Wall Anchors Installed in Lake Park, MN
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    Wall Anchors Installed in Lake Park, MN
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    Wall Anchors Installed in Lake Park, MN

    Home in Lake Park, MN has wall anchors installed.

  • Fargo Home Gets Foundation Repaired
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    Fargo Home Gets Foundation Repaired
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    Fargo Home Gets Foundation Repaired

    This Fargo, ND home had PowerBraces and their foundation was repaired. 

  • SuperSump Pump in ND
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    SuperSump Pump in ND
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    SuperSump Pump in ND

    We added WaterGuard and a SuperSump to this home in Bismarck, ND to prevent any future water issues they were having during heavy rains. 

  • Bowing walls in Mandan, ND
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    Bowing walls in Mandan, ND
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    Bowing walls in Mandan, ND

    Innovative Basement Systems was called to this home to address the bowing walls in this home.  After inspection the specialist recommend installation of 24 PowerBraces to secure this homes foundation around the entire perimeter.

  • Bowing walls only get worse over time in Minot, ND
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    Bowing walls only get worse over time in Minot, ND
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    Bowing walls only get worse over time in Minot, ND

    After the PowerBraces have been installed to cure the bowing wall they can be tightened over time to bring the wall back to the original position.

  • Egress window creates new livable space in Beach, ND
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    Egress window creates new livable space in Beach, ND
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    Egress window creates new livable space in Beach, ND

    Along with a new WaterGuard waterproofing system, this home owner wanted to add more light to their basement and chose to have us install a Rockwell egress window for their Beach, North Dakota home.

  • CleanSpace brightens a basement in Williston, ND
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    CleanSpace brightens a basement in Williston, ND
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    CleanSpace brightens a basement in Williston, ND

    Cracked foundation, damp and wet basement are now things that this homeowner will have to forget.  CleanSpace on the walls, PowerBraces stabilizing the foundation and WaterGuard catching all the water...this is now a worry-free basement. 

Our Service Area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

Innovative Basement Systems
1330 41st St. N
Fargo, ND 58102
1-701-540-0927


Innovative Basement Systems
1325 S Frandsen Ave
Rush City, MN 55069
1-320-204-0302
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