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  • By Josh B.
    Lindstrom, MN

    Customer Review

    By Josh B.
    Lindstrom, MN

  • By Sharron & Ian T.
    Saint Paul, MN

    Customer Review

    By Sharron & Ian T.
    Saint Paul, MN

  • By Bob S.
    Saint Paul, MN

    Customer Review

    By Bob S.
    Saint Paul, MN

  • By Janet A.
    Minneapolis, MN

    "The crew were pleasant and hard working. Emmit kept me informed on the progress and answered my questions. "

    Customer Review

    By Janet A.
    Minneapolis, MN

    The crew were pleasant and hard working. Emmit kept me informed on the progress and answered my questions. 

  • By Terri & Craig W.
    Fridley, MN

    "From the initial consultation to the last dust pan of debris after cleanup, the Innovative crew is top notch."

    Customer Review

    By Terri & Craig W.
    Fridley, MN

    From the initial consultation to the last dust pan of debris after cleanup, the Innovative crew is top notch.

  • By Sharla & Norman A.
    Minneapolis, MN

    Customer Review

    By Sharla & Norman A.
    Minneapolis, MN

  • By Leoma & Randy S.
    Andover, MN

    "Very professional and easy to work with. Answered all of my questions with clarity. Highly recommend Emmit and his crew! Prompt..."

    Customer Review

    By Leoma & Randy S.
    Andover, MN

    Very professional and easy to work with. Answered all of my questions with clarity. Highly recommend Emmit and his crew! Prompt and work was completed on time.  

  • By Erik E.
    Minnetonka, MN

    "Thank you! We were very impressed with the level of professionalism & personable nature of all staff ad clean up."

    Customer Review

    By Erik E.
    Minnetonka, MN

    Thank you! We were very impressed with the level of professionalism & personable nature of all staff ad clean up.

  • By Angela R.
    Lake Crystal, MN

    Customer Review

    By Angela R.
    Lake Crystal, MN

  • By Judy & Jamie B.
    Foley, MN

    Customer Review

    By Judy & Jamie B.
    Foley, MN

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "I never had water before and I never want it again, Innovative was the only choice for me." Read Full Testimonial

    Violet H. of Minnetonka, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              Innovative was super nice to deal with and I loved the book the information they sent out.
    Violet H.
    Minnetonka, MN

Emmit Petersen from Innovative Basement Systems

Title: Team Leader

Hometown: Pine City, MN

Emmit Petersen from Innovative Basement Systems

Emmit joined Innovative in 2014 and has construction and manufacturing experience. In his free time Emmit enjoys softball, ice fishing and spending time with his family.

Our Mission is:  To be the best in our industry in the eyes of our customers.  One of the best things about serving our customers is taking care 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.  Emmit takes personal responsibility to “wow” each customer and is a trusted and valued member of the Innovative Basement Systems team.

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Basement Waterproofing in Lindstrom, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Lindstrom, MN
    After

    Sandra and Paul F. of Lindstrom, MN made the call to Innovative Basement Systems to inquire on basement waterproofing.  After meeting with one of our specialists, the decision was made to install a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump.  

    Another DRY basement in Lindstrom, MN!

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

    Saint Paul, MN homeowner called on TEAM Innovative to inquire on replacing his ineffective drain tile and waterproofing his basement correctly.

    After meeting with Innovative specialist, Pete Salazar, it was determined that repacement of the current drain tile with full perimeter WaterGuard drainage system installation and placement of a TripleSafe sump pump would provide permanent waterproofing.  Additional protection was added with CleanSpace moisture barrier to the cinder walls.

    Another DRY basement in Saint Paul, MN!

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

    For this waterproofing job - we installed a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump - but wanted to showcase the CleanSpace moisture barrier product we can use on the walls.  Not only are they effective at channeling any water down to the WaterGuard - they completely transform the area into a bright, DRY space!

     

     

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

    Looking to remodel his basement, Eric of Saint Paul, MN reached out to TEAM Innovative for an effective and permanent waterproofing solution.  After meeting wtihour specialist, it was determined only two things were necessary to accomplis the goal:  a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and placement of a SuperSump sump pump.

    Another DRY basement in St. Paul, MN!

     

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Burnsville, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Burnsville, MN
    After

    Rachel B. of Burnsville, MN used Angie's List as a resource for finding a trusted waterproofing contractor.  Innovative's system design specialist, Dan Supan, met with Rachel and performed an inspection.  Dan made recommendations for waterproofing with installation of a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system, a TripleSafe sump pump and a SaniDry dehumidifier.  After project completion, we received these sentiments from Rachel - "Emmit & crew were very polite and thorough. Emmit was friendly, personable and had answers to all of my questions. Great work!"

     

     

  • PowerBrace Install in Forest Lake, MN
    Before
    PowerBrace Install in Forest Lake, MN
    After

    With a bowing, cracked and leaky foundation wall, homeowner from Forest Lake made the correct call to the foundation experts at Innovative Basement Systems.  System design specialist, Dan Supan, visited the home and inspected the foundation. Dan made recommendations for wall stabilization with the PowerBrace system.  The homeowner was thrilled to learn that no outside excavation would be needed and now has a lifetime, fully transferable warranty on the PowerBraces.

    If you have a bowing wall - it is not going to repair or correct itself and will only get more expensive to fix as time goes on.  Call 877-365-0097 today. 

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump Install in Forest Lake, MN
    Before
    TripleSafe Sump Pump Install in Forest Lake, MN
    After

    Donna S. of Forest Lake, MN called on TEAM Innovative to install a sump pump in her crawlspace. She was tired of having to enter the crawlspace daily to deal with the pooling water from her HVAC.

    We installed a TripleSafe sump pump and also suggested encapsulation with a SaniDry dehumidifier.  Donna will be calling back at a later date should she decide to move forward with the added protection TEAM Innovative recommended.  

    Donna provided these words with her installation survey "Emmit & Tyler were wonderful! Before they left they hauled out an old sump pump and put in a new furance filter. This was a special favor and I appreciated this!'

  • PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair in Savage, MN
    Before
    PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair in Savage, MN
    After

    After seeing our coupon in the Five Star Rated book, Barb K. from Savage, MN made the call to TEAM Innovative.  System design specialist, Pete Salazar, met with Barb and inspected her basement.  Barb's concerns were water and cracks in her foundation walls.  Pete made recommendations to install PowerBraces on two walls that were cracked and to waterproof by installing a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and placement of a SuperSump sump pump.

    Since project completion, Barb's basement has stayed 100% DRY!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in  Bloomington, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in  Bloomington, MN
    After

    After visiting our booth at the Minnesota State Fair, Robi & Mike decided to sign up for a free estimate.  They were having recurring water problems in their basement and wanted to identify and solve the problem.  System design specialist, Pete Salazar, met with the couple and performed an inspection.  Recommendations were made to add interior, perimeter WaterGuard drainage and to add a SuperSump sump pit.  

    Since project completion, Robi & Mike have had zero water issues - another DRY basement in Bloomington, MN!

     

  • Crawlspace Encapsulation & More in Minneapolis, MN
    Before
    Crawlspace Encapsulation & More in Minneapolis, MN
    After

    While visiting our booth at the MN Home Expo, Janet A. of Minneapolis, MN signed up for complimentary home estimate for crawlspace repair.  She met with one of our system design specialists who performed an inspection.  As it turned out, we were also able to address her sagging floors during the same visit.  Recommendations were made to correct the sagging by installing SmartJacks in her basement and then encapsulating her dirt floor crawlspace with the CleanSpace system.  Janet was thrilled to learn we were capable and experienced with both types of projects and signed off on the contract.

    Innovative completed her projects without any hiccups and Janet was so pleased with the end results.

     

  • Crawlspace Encapsulation in Minneapolis, MN
    Before
    Crawlspace Encapsulation in Minneapolis, MN
    After

    After visiting our booth at the MN Home Expo, Janet A. of Minneapolis decided it was finally time to address her damp and musty, dirt floor crawlspace.  TEAM Innovative installed the CleanSpace encapsulation system and completely transformed it into a storage friendly, energy efficient space! Not to mention the improvement in indoor air quality!

    If you have a dirt floor crawlspace, click or call 877-365-0097 for your free estimate today.

  • RockWell Egress Installed on Aldrich  Avenue in Minneapolis, MN
    Before
    RockWell Egress Installed on Aldrich  Avenue in Minneapolis, MN
    After

    After searching online for a reputable contractor, Carolyn P., placed a call to Innovative Basement Systems. She subsequently met with system design specialist, Dustin Sagehahl, who assessed the egress Carolyn was wanting to replace.  Plans were made to replace the current window and install a beautiful RockWell surround.

    After projection completion, Carolyn could not believe her eyes!  So much more light - not to mention the energy savings.  

    If you are contemplating replacing your egress windows - make the call.  We honestly hear all the time "Why didn't we do this sooner?"  Call 866-897-3530 to request your egress estimate today.

     

  • RockWell Egress Install in Minneapolis, MN
    Before
    RockWell Egress Install in Minneapolis, MN
    After

    Carolyn P. of Minneapolis, MN searched online for a contractor who could install a new egress and surround in her basement.  She called on Innovative Basement Systems and met with one of our specialists who performed an inspection to ensure we would be able to complete her project without any plumbing, electric etc...roadblocks.  Carolyn was impressed with the sales process and was impressed with the RockWell surround too - she signed off on the contract and her beautiful, new egress was installed before she knew it.

    -Increased energy efficiency, emergency exit up to code and an enormous improvement in daylight entering the lower level.  All benefits of replacing those old egress windows or installing a brand new one.  Call 877-365-0097 today!

  • Egress Install in Spring Lake Park, MN
    Before
    Egress Install in Spring Lake Park, MN
    After

    Looking to add more light into your basement, stop the leaks or perhaps bring a room up to code for a bedroom?  Call 877-365-0097 like Lucy & Larry of Spring Lake Park, MN did!

    We install beautiful egress windows & surrounds.  Call for your complimentary estimate today! 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Center, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Center, MN
    After

    After seeing our coupon in Dollars & Sense, homeowner from Brooklyn Center called in to request her free estimate for waterproofing.  After inspection, system design specialist, Chad Neegard, made recommendations for waterproofing by installing a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system to the interior and adding a SuperSump sump pump.

    By doing those two things, the homeowner was able to attain a DRY basement and much more comfortable home.

     

  • SuperSump and Sedona Install in New Hope, MN
    Before
    SuperSump and Sedona Install in New Hope, MN
    After

    John E. from New Hope, MN moved into his new home only to discover that the two sump pumps were not keeping the basement dry.  TEAM Innovative was able to solve the issue by replacing his sump pumps and installing a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.  

    If you struggle with a damp basement or crawlspace - call 877-365-0097 today!

  • Basement Waterproofing in Hopkins, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Hopkins, MN
    After

    Jamie of Hopkins, MN wanted to put an end to the water problems in her basement. We installed a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system that would channel any water directly to her SuperSump sump pump. We installed her pit in the lowest part of her basement - which has been dry ever since project completion.

    If you have a wet basement - call 877-365-0097 today. 

  • PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System Installed in Duluth, MN
    Before
    PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair System Installed in Duluth, MN
    After

    After searching on HomeAdvisor.com for a trusted contractor to repair her foundation issues, Suzi M. (Duluth, MN) met with our system design specialist, Dan Supan.  Dan identified one foundation wall that was in need of stabilization and recommended our PowerBrace system.  After visiting with Dan and learning about our engineered solution, installation process and warranty information - Suzi signed off on the contract.  Knowing her foundation is stable, she was able to comfortably and confidently move forward with additional home repairs and improvements. 

  • PowerBraces Save Home in Jordan, MN
    Before
    PowerBraces Save Home in Jordan, MN
    After

    After spotting our coupon in the Five Star Rated book, Chris and Nic N. from Jordan, MN made the call to Innovative Basement Systems.  System design specialist, Dan Supan, met with the homeowners and performed an inspection.  Their concerns were affirmed, three walls would be needing attention - two full walls and one half wall (due to a recent bathroom remodel).

    Chad made recommendations for PowerBraces - the PowerBrace foundation wall repair system employs a unique, patented approach to stabilizing and straightening bowed and buckled foundation walls over time.  Chris and Nic were impressed to learn that no exterior excavation would be necessary and moved forward with the project.

    Another foundation stabilized in Jordan, MN!

  • Basement Waterproofing in Champlin, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Champlin, MN
    After

    After searching on HomeAdvisor.com for a trusted waterproofing contractor, homeowners from Champlin, MN received the call from Innovative Basement Systems.  They met with Innovative's specialist, Pete Salazar, who made recommendations for waterproofing by installing a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump.  

    The waterproofing project was completed on schedule and now, peace of mind from a DRY basement. 

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump Installed in St. Bonifacius
    Before
    TripleSafe Sump Pump Installed in St. Bonifacius
    After

    Looking to complete their basement finishing, Jan & Ivan called on TEAM Innovative. They already had interior drain tile but were very interested in our sump pumps and self-draining dehumidifiers.  Innovative installed a TripleSafe  sump pump and a SaniDry dehumidifier for Jan & Ivan and they were ready to complete their finishing!

    Another DRY basement in St. Bonifacius! 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Cook, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Cook, MN
    After

    Linda had just purchased her home in Cook and wanted to know where the water in her basement was coming from and more so, how to correct it.  She met with one of our specialists and learned she did not have any drain tile.  Recommendations were made to install a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system along with a SuperSump sump pump. Linda was in agreement with the plan and the waterproofing project was completed before she knew it!

    Another DRY basement in COOK, MN!

  • Waterproofing in Grand Rapids, MN
    Before
    Waterproofing in Grand Rapids, MN
    After

    After searching on HomeAdvisor.com for a trusted waterproofing contractor, Rozanne from Casey met with Innovative specialist, Eric Rysdam, to assess the water issuers in her basement.  Eric made recommendations for a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and install of a TripleSafe sump pump.  After project completion, Rozanne said she was 'ecstatic' about the work completed.

    Another DRY basement in Grand Rapids, MN!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Baxter, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Baxter, MN
    After

    Mary & Don S. from Baxter, MN called Innovative Basement Systems after searching for a reputable waterproofing contractor on HomeAdvisor.com.  We installed a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump to solve their basement water problems - permanently.

    If you have a wet basement, don't wait any longer - call 877-365-0097 for your free estimate today.

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Randall, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Randall, MN
    After

    After searching for a reputable waterproofing contractor on HomeAdvisor.com, Brad P. from Randall, MN met with one of Innovative's system design specialists to determine the best course of action for waterproofing his basement.  Brad's current drain tile and sump pump were not managing the water and it was getting worse.

    Innovative installed CleanSpace moisture barrier to the brick walls, a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system to channel wall and an ground water directly to the sump pit, where we placed a new TripleSafe sump pump.  The trifecta for solving Brad's water problems!

    Another DRY basement in Randall, MN!

     

  • Crawlpace Encapsulation in Richwood, MN
    Before
    Crawlpace Encapsulation in Richwood, MN
    After

    After seeing our ad on KSTP channel 5, homeowner from Richwood, MN made the call to Innovative Basement Systems. We were able to solve several issues in his home - but here we'll show you the before and after pictures of his crawlspace.  Encapsulation with our CleanSpace system dramatically improved the indoor air quality of his home and helped to protect his largest investment.

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Kent, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Kent, MN
    After

    Ben (Kent, MN) had recently moved into his new place in Kent, when he noticed water coming in the basement where the floors met the walls.  After searching on HomeAdvisor.com for a trusted waterproofing contractor, he was able to meet with Innovative specialist, Casey Bratholt, who inspected the basement and made recommendaions for waterproofing with two products: WaterGuard drainage system and a SuperSump sump pump.  Ben was in agreement with the waterproofing plan and was impressed with our products and warranties.  The job was completed in no time and Ben's basement has been dry ever since!

     

  • Basement Waterproofing in Alexander, ND
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Alexander, ND
    After

    Frances O. from Alexander, ND bought a home in dire need of waterproofing. We were able to completely transform the basement into a DRY space and dramatically improve the indoor air quality of his home using WaterGuard, a TripleSafe sump pump, CleanSpace and a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier.

     

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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