"Matt persevered and got to the bottom of our problems. He genuinely worked hard at it and moved the process along. Thank you! He..."
Matt persevered and got to the bottom of our problems. He genuinely worked hard at it and moved the process along. Thank you! He was great!
"Did a great job! Was on time as said, I am very happy."
Did a great job! Was on time as said, I am very happy.
"Hi Matt, Travis, Sean and all the gang at Innovative Basement!!! It's been how many years since I had you encapsulate my..."
Hi Matt, Travis, Sean and all the gang at Innovative Basement!!! It's been how many years since I had you encapsulate my crawlspace? I'm still on the Xcel Energy's list of most efficient list customers at (insert home address here) and it's all been since the encapsulation. No mice, no smell, no wet and my furnace isn't rusting away. I still say it the best investment I've made here!! Plenty of space for clean, dry storage too. Hoping you all have a Merry Christmas and a Great New Year!! Thank you again for your services. Merry Christmas, Linda S.
"The work appears to have been done well. Cleaned up and showed me all the work. Explained what I need to do from now on with the..."
The work appears to have been done well. Cleaned up and showed me all the work. Explained what I need to do from now on with the PowerBrace, sump and radon. So far, very satisfied with work and crew.
" “Outstanding work. My crawl space was extremely tight in spots and no other company would even bid on the job..."
“Outstanding work. My crawl space was extremely tight in spots and no other company would even bid on the job. Innovative did a great job. I’ve already noticed a difference in the dampness in the cabin. I highly recommend Innovative.”
"Ruben and Matt are great workers. Ran into some problems and Ruben figured out a solution. Good guys to have on your team."
Ruben and Matt are great workers. Ran into some problems and Ruben figured out a solution. Good guys to have on your team.
"Very thorough estimate. Loved the call the day before with time of arrival. Installers very good, knowledgeable, engaging. ..."
Very thorough estimate. Loved the call the day before with time of arrival. Installers very good, knowledgeable, engaging. I'd invite them over for coffee!!
"After dissatisfying service from a previous company, Frank switched to Innovative Basement Systems and was..." Read Full Testimonial
Resides: Cambridge, MN
Enjoys: Spending time with his two daughters, Alayna and Madison, four wheeling and dirt biking
Our Mission: 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. 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. Matt takes personal responsibility to "wow" each customer and is a trusted and valued member of the Innovative Basement Systems team.
After homeowners in Lindstrom, MN, had radon test levels come back at 6.6 - they made the call to Innovative Basement Systems for radon gas mitigation as well as crawlspace encapsulation. Matthew Stromgren, system design specialist, visted the homeowners and took a look at the crawlspace. The sump pump was located in the crawlspace and it had about a 2' x 2' opening access point.
CleanSpace with drainage matting was recommended for encapsulation in conjunction with mitigation. The before and after pics are pretty impressive - and now the homeownwer can rest assured his home is healthy and dry!
Homeowners from White Bear Lake contacted the TEAM at Innovative to see what we could do about their settled concrete sidewalk. System design specialist, Matthew Stromgren, visted the home and inspected the areas of concern. PolyLevel foam injection was the perfect solution for them! Matthew explained the injection process, warranty information and reviewed costs. The job was scheduled and completed with great results!
Homeowner from Apple Valley, MN, reached out to TEAM Innovative to see what we could offer her for repair of a floor-to-ceiling crack in her block wall. System design specialist, Larry Donnelly, met with the homeowner, inspected the basement and problem area and then explained FlexiSpan. (At Innovative Basement Systems, we recommend the FlexiSpan Foundation Crack Repair System, it's patented, warrantied and a permanent solution.) The homeowner loved the product and the job was scheduled and completed with no bumps! She also invested in a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier to keep relative humidity at bay - especially during the summer months.
Homeowner called Innovative Basement Systems to lift a corner of her garage apron that had settled about five inches. She wanted it lifted so that she could redo the black top on her driveway. System design specialist, Matthew Stromgren, visited the home and inspected the concrete. He consulted the homeowner on PolyLevel foam injection, and she was impressed with the capabilities, so the job was scheduled with great results!
After numerous encounters with having a wet basement, homeowners in Hugo, MN knew they had to get the problem fixed. If water wasn't bad enough, the homeowners were also having a snake problem! The TEAM ended up installing WaterGuard and a TripleSafe sump pump. With this, the basement is now dry and the snakes will be relocated.
Homeowners in Burnsville, MN were experiencing tripping hazards due to the sinking staircase leading to their front door. They contacted Innovative to discuss their options and PolyLevel injection was agreed upon. After the injection, the homeowners no longer have to worry about the tripping hazards.
Circle Pines, MN, homeowners called in to inquire on concrete lifting. They said they had about a 3x3 foot area of their sidewalk that had settled and they were looking to get it filled before the snow came. System design specialist, Matt Stromgren, met with the homeowners and inspected their area of concern. It was a perfect match for our PolyLevel foam injection solution! No more tripping hazard there!
Barefoot is the worst way to stub a toe! Settled concrete around the Rush City Aquatic Center posed quite the tripping hazard so they called on the experts from Innovative Basement Systems for a solution. System design specialist, Matthew Stromgren, met with Jeanne K., to inspect the areas of concern. Matthew made recommendations for PolyLevel foam injection to lift the concrete back to original position. He provided them with an estimate and it was accepted. The job was completed and turned out fantastic!
No more stubbed toes due to settled concrete!
Looking to improve "the musty smell' in their rental unit, property owners called on TEAM Innovative to install the world's most effective dehumidifier, the SaniDry Sedona. They were so thrilled with the results they want us to call back in the spring for additional work!
We made a world of difference in this Little Falls, MN basement. We waterproofed with a perimeter WaterGuard drainage system, a SuperSump sump pump and by adding CleanSpace moisture barrier to the walls. We also were able to permanently stabilize the foundation walls with our PowerBrace foundation wall repair system.
By protecting their investment this way - they not only added incredible resale value to their home, they noticed dramatic improvement to the comfort and air quality of their home.
After radon gas test levels came back at 16.2 picocuries per liter, homeowner from Pequot Lakes, MN, ran a second test; those test results came back again at 16.2! The homeowner immediately placed a call to Innovative Basement Systems to inquire on mitigation. System design specialist, Chad Stromgren, visited the home to do an inspection and educate on mitigation. Innovative Basement Systems' radon mitigation system uses sub-slab depressurization to reduce radon levels. The installation went great and post test level was 1.5.
Another happy and healthier homeowner in Pequot Lakes!
Homeowners from Wahpeton, ND, searched online for a radon gas mitigation contractor and swiftly found TEAM Innovative. National Radon Defense certified, Matthew Stromgren, visited the homeowners and designed a mitigation system for them. Post tests came back at .05 picocuries per liter (pCi/L).
Another HEALTHY home in Wahpeton, ND!
Homeowners in Fargo, ND, contacted Innovative Basement Systems after searching online for radon gas mitigation systems, after their radon test came back at 5.2. Chad Matthews, system design specialist at Innovative, visited the homeowners and inspected their lower level for the best mitigation placement.
With radon mitigation installed, the homeowners no longer have to worry about unhealthy air quality! Call today for your radon test kit!
Radon -- being an odorless, colorless, tasteless, and in all ways utterly impossible to notice using any of the human senses -- is toxic and could be present in your home right now.
The radon levels in a home can be tested and mitigated by Innovative Basement Systems, your local radon specialist in North Dakota and Minnesota. Contact us today for solutions to your home's radon problems.
Homeowners in 47th Avenue South in Fargo, ND, reached out to Innovative for radon mitigation after testing at 12.8 picocuries per liter or pCi/L. As a standard, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has defined 4.0 pCi/L as the "action level" for any indoor environment. This means that a test reading 4.0 pCi/L and above needs to be mitigated and the radon levels need to be immediately reduced.
National Radon Defense certified, Matthew Stromgren, visited the home to design and install a mitigation system. Post mitigation test levels <1.0 pCi/L.
If you live in North Dakota or Minnesota, your home should be tested for radon as both states lie almost completely in zone one on the national radon map - zone one has the highest potential for radon levels greater than 4.0 pCi/L.
Wanting to replace their two egress windows, homeowners from Fargo made the call to TEAM Innovative. We started by replacing one egress window and RockWell surround on the NW corner of home, followed up by a call from the same homeowners to install a radon mitigation system after testing close to 60 picocuries and will wrap up with installation of the second egress window and surround later this fall.
Our homeowners trust us and we love that they do!
After radon test results came back over 14 pCi/L, homeowner made a prompt call to Innovative Basement Systems for mitigation. (We are the ONLY National Radon Defense certified contractor in North Dakota.) Our certified radon specialist, Matthew Stromgren, visited the home to design and install a mitigation system. Post mitigation test levels were less than .9 cCi/L.
If you live in Minnesota or North Dakota and have not had your home tested for radon - call today for your free test kit!
Home in Grand Forks, ND has a Radon Mitigation System installed to ensure a safe living environment.
Matthew met with the homeowner, inspected the basement and offered her his expert advice on a radon mitigation system for her home. While scheduling was the most difficult task for this job (it was during finals week!) we were able to complete the install and please the homeowner all the way around.
Another happy homeowner and healthy home in Grand Forks, ND!
Homeowners in Grand Forks, ND, contacted Innovative Basement Systems for radon mitigation. National Radon Defense certified, Matthew Stromgren, vistited the home and designed a mitigation system for them. Post mitigation levels came back at an acceptable .07.
After the passing of a Grafton, ND, homeowner, the family and trust company needed to place their trust in someone that could repair the foundation issues to prepare the home for sale. After seeing our ad on television and making a call to us, the listing agent involved met system design specialist, Brady Bergquist, at the property. The severity showed areas where half of the cinder blocks were broken and could be moved by hand. They also needed a new sump pump. We put a proposal together for wall anchors, carobon armor and a Triple Safe sump pump. It was accepted and the job was scheduled.
The family, realtor and trust company were all very pleased with the work and the home was ready to be listed.
Families don't always come to us under the best circumstances. Please know that we will be honest and respectful, and that the job will be done correctly. We are redefining the industry!
Homeowers from Grafton, ND, reached out to Innovative Basement Systems regrding some concerns with their old, outdated and inefficient sump pump and high humidity levels in their home. System design specialist, Jason Kratcha, visited the home and recommended installation of a new TripleSafe sump pump as well as a SaniDry Sedona dehumidifier. The humidty has greatly improved since installation and spring rains are no longer a concern with their warrantied and highly efficient sump pump! Call today for your free basement waterproofing estimate 877-365-0097!
After testing at 16 & 17 picocuries per liter, homeowners from Wimbledon, ND made the call to TEAM Innovative for radon mitigation. They met with system design specialist, George Lammers, and learned how Innovative could design and install a warrantied mitigation system. They signed off on the project and their system was installed shortly thereafter, giving them peace of mind.
If you live in North Dakota and have not tested your home for radon, please do so today.
After test results showed high levels of radon in their home, homeowners in Jamestown, ND had Innovative install a radon mitigation system.
After realizing the danger of elevated radon gas levels in his home, John W. of Jamestown, ND, made the call to Innovative for radon gas mitigation. National Radon Defense certified, Matthew Stromgren, visted the home to designed a mitigation system. Post mitigation results came back at an acceptable 1.0 pCi/L.
If you live in North Dakota or Minnesota, your home is at high risk for elevated radon gas levels. Innovative Basement Systems can perform an inspection and conduct a radon test in your home in as little as two days!
Ashely, ND homeowner contacted Innovative THREE times for THREE separate projects. We love that! Here is the before and afters of our most recent project - RockWell egress surrounds. If you have outdated egress windows - call us today at 877-365-0097!
Looking to install a radon mitigation system in their home, Marie & James F. of York, MN made the call to TEAM Innovative. We were able to design and install a mitigation system in their home, bringing their radon levels down to an acceptable .7 picocuries - from the 12 to 14 range pre-mitigation.
Home in Bismarck, ND gains a new and improved crawl space area.
Bismarck, ND home gets a crawl space update.
Having worked with Innovative in the past, homeowners from Bismarck, ND, knew exactly who to call when their home radon test levels came back elevated. Matthew Stromgren, National Radon Defense certified, visited the home to design and install a mitigation system for the home.
If you live in ND or MN and have not had your home tested for radon - call us today for your complimentry test kit.
As a gas, radon can enter any home through cracks, holes, or any other openings. In particular, radon enters homes through a process known as the "stack effect", which practically sucks the gas right into the home.
Since the pressure inside the house is lower than the pressure outside the house, a vacuum is created. As the warm air rises, it makes its way out of the house and is then replaced by unconditioned air from the outside.
This air can then quickly begin to build up, especially when the weather gets cooler and windows (escape routes) are closed. In other words, the radon gets trapped. There could be a lot or a little, which is why every homeowner needs to test for radon and conduct frequent checkups.
With severe foundation damage, homeowners in Mandan, ND knew they had to fix their problem as soon as possible. Using multiple PowerBraces & cross beams and wall anchors, the TEAM was able to successfully stabilize the walls.
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