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Bowing Wall Stabilized in Woodbury, MN

Bowing Wall Stabilized in Woodbury, MN

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Bowing Wall Stabilized in Woodbury, MN Bowing Wall Stabilized in Woodbury, MN

Homeowners in Woodbury, MN were starting to notice their foundation wall beginning to bow. They knew this could cause serious issues if not taken care of so, they contacted Innovative for help. The TEAM was then able to stabilize the foundation by installing PowerBraces along the perimeter of the basement walls. 

Concrete Lifted with PolyLevel in Woodbury, MN

Concrete Lifted with PolyLevel in Woodbury, MN

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Concrete Lifted with PolyLevel in Woodbury, MN Concrete Lifted with PolyLevel in Woodbury, MN

Homeowner from Woodbury, MN, searched online for a solution for his driveway slabs that had settled.  He saw Innovative Basement Systems solution - PolyLevel Foam Injection - and gave us a call to schedule a free estimate.  After meeting with our system design specialist, he called in with his down payment and the job was scheduled.  The lift achieved was exceptional!  Another happy homeowner in Woodbury, Minnesota!

PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair in Woodbury, Minnesota

PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair in Woodbury, Minnesota

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PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair in Woodbury, Minnesota PowerBrace Foundation Wall Repair in Woodbury, Minnesota

Homeowner from Woodbury, MN, noticed her basement walls were cracked and bowing and reached out to the experts at Innovative Basement Systems for a solution.  System design specialist, Nate Wendorf, visited the home and inspected the foundation.  Nate's recommendation for repair was the PowerBrace foundation wall repair system.  The PowerBrace is an adjustable steel I-beam system with two important benefits: stabilizing bowed or tilting walls, and (over time) forcing bowed or tilting wall sections back to their original position. All PowerBrace components are manufactured to exacting standards, with an anti-corrosion zinc coating that will keep them looking like new for decades.

The homeowner was impressed with the solution we offered and the project was scheduled and completed without any hiccups.  Heck - we even impressed the city inspector!

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2016 Customer Satisfaction Award presented by Pulse of the City News and the Stirling Center for Excellence.... [Read more]
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Keith, JT & entire work crew who came to my home, everyone was very professional & very nice. I cant thank your company enough. My basement is what I...
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We used both CarbonArmor and PowerBraces to support our basement walls and are very happy with the results.
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Responsible foundation repair company serving Saint Paul, MN

We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in St. Paul, MN. For a FREE no-obligation foundation repair estimate in St. Paul, MN, please fill out the form to the right and Innovative Basement Systems will contact you shortly.

When your foundations start to give you problems, it is often caused by weakened or broken soil that can no longer support the weight of the structure. Some of the common warning signs of this are cracked floors and walls, tilting chimneys, street creep, and bowing, leaning walls. We can fix these with products like wall anchors and I-Beam wall braces to correct leaning walls, and foundation piers and jack posts to fix your sloping, cracked, uneven floors. 

Professional Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN

Having troubles with your basement's waterproofing? Your problems are probably caused by a leaky piper, sump pump failure, or even flooding during heavy rainfall. Innovative Basement Systems has the tools to fix your waterproofing problems so your basement can be clean, dry, and healthy. We can install waterproof walls as well as vapor barriers to seal out moisture and bugs while being mold-resistant. 

Symptoms of a waterproofing problem

  • Wet or damp basement floor
  • Leaking or damp basement walls
  • Pooling or standing water
  • Crystaline deposit on concrete surfaces
  • Musty odors
  • Condensation
  • Leaky basement windows

Additionally, we offer top-of-the-line sump pump systems like the TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is uniquely designed with a primary and secondary pump as well as a third, battery operated backup pump, giving you the peace of mind you deserve. 

Trusted Crawl Space Encapsulation in Saint Paul, MN

As an area of the home that often falls into disrepair, it is important to have your crawl space inspected for things like mold growth and wood rot which can have disastrous effects for your foundations. We offer a variety of products like vapor barriers and thermal insulation which can eliminate humidity and seal out bugs and moisture. Some of the major signs of crawl space damage are:

  • Sagging floors
  • Condensation
  • Mold
  • Wood rot
  • Foundation cracks

With our encapsulation system, our experts can install patented products that are sure to turn your dirty, musty crawl space into a clean, healthy, energy-efficient space. 

Innovative Basement Systems has the tools to get the job done right the first time. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff and certified technicians want to help you find a solution for all your foundation and waterproofing problems that will work best for you! Call us today for a free estimate!

 

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The record warmth this winter has been a nice change compared to the subzero temperature we all expect this time of year. In the past 7 days we have seen some areas receive over 2 inches of rain. This has created a spring like effect to our phone lines with homeowners requesting help to address their basement water and seepage issues. This is a welcome sight due to the fact that our schedules usually run lighter during the holiday season. However, what most homeowners don't realize is that the worst is yet to come.... [Read more]
Temperatures are contributing to foundation problems for local homeowners.... [Read more]
Job Stories From Saint Paul, MN
Crawlspace Encapsulation in St. Paul, MN

Looking to improve energy efficiency in their home, St. Paul, MN homeowners made the call to TEAM Innovative. System design specialist, Chad Neegard, met with the homeowners and performed an inspection.  Chad's most concerning find was the dirt floor crawlspace and recommedations were immediately made for encapsulation. 

(Your home is a system, and every part of that system plays a role that affects the rest of the structure. If your crawl space has high humidity and begins to rot, grow mold, or experience structural problems, the problems will extend throughout the entire home.)

Since encapsulation with CleanSpace drainage matting and CleanSpace moisture barrier, the home has been much more comfortable and healthy and they have peace of mind that their largest investment is now protected, not to mention the added storage area!

If you have a dirt floor crawlspace, please call 877-365-0297 today.  You'll have only wished you would have called sooner!

Crawlspace Transformation in Saint Paul, MN

After seeing our coupon in the Five Star Rated book, Shelley B. from Saint Paul, MN made the call to Innovative Basment Systems to request her free estimate on crawlspace encapsulation.  Impressed with our presentation process, videos and complete explanation of encapsulation benefits and processes  - as well as our best price match guarantee, she signed the contract to have her crawlspace encapsulated by TEAM Innovative.

If you have a crawlspace that has a dirt floor - you owe it to yourself to get an estimate on encapsulation.  Protect your largest investment and call 877-365-0097 today!

Crawlspace Encapsulation in North Saint Paul, MN

William and Lorie from North St. Paul MN made the call to Innovative Basment Systems after receiving our coupon in the Valpak mailer. They were interested in encapsulating their crawlspaceYour home is a system, and every part of that system plays a role that affects the rest of the structure. If your crawl space begins to rot, grow mold, or experience structural problems, this will extend to every part of your home.

System design specialist, Dustin Sagedahl, met with William and Lorie and performed an inspection.  They actually had a 1/2 basement and 1/2 crawlspace and had mentioned they were very interested in our SaniDry dehumidifier as it offers giant performance in a small package. It's the world's most efficient, high-performance dehumidifier! The Sedona easily fits in small crawl spaces, yet has a powerful blower to effectively dry large crawl spaces. Mold and mildew are common in crawl spaces, but the Sedona keeps the relative humidity below 55%, so mold won't stand a chance. As a high-efficiency ENERGY STAR certified dehumidifier, the Sedona removes more moisture (100 pints per day) for less electricity cost than conventional models.

Dustin agreed that the SaniDry would make a world of difference, especially after installation of CleanSpace drainage matting and CleanSpace vapor barrier.  William & Lorie were in agreement with the plan and signed off on the contract and they now have a healthy, dry and more comfortable home.

 

Basement Waterproofing in West Saint Paul, MN

Business owners from West Saint Paul, MN contacted the experts at TEAM Innovative after purchasing a new building that had water problems in the basement.  System design specialist, Darrin Freetly, met with the owners and inspected the basement and foundation.  

Waterproofing recommendations were made with our patented WaterGuard drainage system along with our patented SuperSump sump pump. 

The owners were in agreemement and installation went as planned.  

Another DRY basement in West Saint Paul, MN!

Front Porch "Pick Up" in St. Paul, MN

After working with TEAM Innovative on a previous project, homeowners from St.Paul, MN, knew who to call when they discovered their front porch was settling and pulling away from the house.

System design specialist, Eric Rysdam, met with them and inspected the porch and crawlspace underneath.   Eric found the porch's support system to be severely lacking and recommendations were made for SmartJacks and Push Piers.   These rugged steel push piers feature a patent-pending external sleeve that strengthens the pier at the critical tension point below the bracket.  This is the best foundation repair option available when soil conditions are unknown, providing a permanent solution for your settlement issues.

The homeowners are confident in the work and we were honored to be their contractor of choice!

If you have settlement issues, please call 877-365-0097 to schedule your complimentary inspection and estimate today.

 

PowerBrace Foundation Repair & Waterproofing in St. Paul, MN

After doing research online, homeowner from Saint Paul, MN, contaced the basement experts from Innovative Basement Systems regarding her failing foundation and water problems.  We sent out system design specialist, Eric Rysdam, to meet with the homeowner and to see exactly what we needed to do to correct the home's structure.  After thorough inspection, Eric's recommendations were for PowerBrace foundation repair system, Push PiersWaterGuard drainage system as well as a TripleSafe sump pump. 

Eric sat down with the homeowner and explained his findings in detail.  He went over product recommendations, what to expect with installation, warranty information as well as the estimate for job completion.  The homeowner was in agreement and we got the job completed without issue.  

The homeowner feels great knowing her foundation is now secure and water worries are a thing of the past.   If you need us - find us online, Facebook or just give us a call at 866-365-0097!

Basement Makeover in St. Paul, MN

Homeowner from St. Paul, MN, called us to see if we could correct her water problems in her basement. She thought the water was coming in from the walls.  Chad Neegaard, system design specialist, met with the homeowner and inspected the entire basement and crawlspace. There was a lot of evident moisture damage and after learning she wanted the space to be usable, bright and healthy, Chad wrote her estimate for exactly that!  She approved of the plan and the work was underway.  We installed CleanSpace to her crawlspace, along with some spray foam insulation.  We installed a drainage system to the perimeter of her basemen to guide any water to the TripleSafe sump pump.  We also installed BrigtWall paneling and ThermalDry carpet.  What an improvement!  She now has a healthy, dry and USABLE space in her home.  

Basement Waterproofing in St. Paul, MN

Homeowner from St. Paul, MN, called the TEAM at Innovative regarding moisture problems in their basement.  Chad Neegaard, system design specialist, visted the home and inspected the basement. There was definitely water problems!  After learning the homeowner wanted to make this a useable space, Chad made recommendations for waterproofing (CleanSpace vapor barrier with drainage matting, a Sedona SaniDry dehumidifier, WaterGuard drainage system to perimeter, TripleSafe sump pump along with ThermalDry floor tiles and Basement to Beautiful wall panels.) and went over all the products, warranty and estimate information with the homeowner.  

The homeowner accepted the estimate and the job was completed without a hiccup!  (Floor tiles to be installed at later date, once electric work is complete!)

Sidewalk Concrete Lifted in St.Paul, MN

Homeowner from St. Paul, MN, called the TEAM at Innovative Basement Systems to see if we could correct concrete settling of his walk way.  System design specialist, William Obert, visited the home and inspected the sidewalk.  William educated the homeowner on PolyLevel foam injection and NexusPro joint sealant, went over the warranty and estimate too.  The homeowner was excited to get the job on the schedule!  

If you have settled or uneven concrete - give us a call today! 

Basement Waterproofing in St. Paul, MN

Homeowner from St. Paul, MN, emailed the TEAM at Innovative Basement Systems stating she had bacteria from prior pet feces and water damage to her concrete floor and walls.  She had looked at other companies, but liked the prompt communication she received from us as well as the solutions we offered her.  System design specialist, Jerry Bartell, had met with the homeowner and inspected the basement.   His recommendations were as follows:  CleanSpace for the walls, a WaterGuard drainage system, a TripleSafe sump pump and an IceGuard for added protection.  

The installation went well and the sheer aethetic imrprovements were dramatic.  The homeowner is elated too! 

PolyLevel Correction to Front Steps in St. Paul, MN

Homeowner from St. Paul, MN reached out to the experts at Innovative Basement Systems after receiving our coupon in the Valpak mailer.  Her front steps were sinking and pulling away from the home and front door and also caused some unleveling of her sidewalk area.

Advantages of PolyLevel®:

  • Strong and lightweight: The expanding foam used in the PolyLevel® process weighs only about 4lbs. per cubic ft. compared to 120lbs. per cubic ft. for stadard fill material. PolyLevel® can support a substantial load without imposing added weight on unstable soil. 
  • Waterproof: Unlike mudjacking fill, PolyLevel® expanding foam will not wash away once it is cured.
  • Environmentally-friendly: PolyLevel® material does not react with soil or moisture and does not release harmful chemicals.
  • Fast-acting: The expanding polymer typically reaches its final strength and is able to support weight within 15 minutes.
  • Adjustable: The chemical reaction that causes the foam to expand can be adjusted to control how much the concrete is lifted. A special formulation can be used for projects that require water displacement.
  • Noninvasive: PolyLevel® does not use the large equipment required for other mudjacking techniques. The polymer injection foam is applied through small holes drilled in the slab, leaving little to no mess behind.  

System design specialist, Bob Joyce, recommended PolyLevel and the homeowner was in agreement.  After the PolyLevel correction she was also happy to learn of our extended five year warranty!

Waterproofing rental property in St. Paul, MN

St. Paul, MN Rental property owner, Tim, called TEAM Innovative to remedy a recurring water issue in one of his basements.  Upon our arrival, system design specialist, Keith Hansen, quickly noticed a few issues needing attention.  After making his recommendations, a RockWell surround was placed outside of the egress window, a WaterGuard drainage system was installed as well as a TripleSafe sump pump.  After the project was complete, both the tenant and property owner were thrilled to never have to worry about water again!

Wet Basement In Saint Paul, MN

Irene C. from Saint Paul, MN called Innovative Basement after finding water in her basement. System design specialist Neal Schumacher met with Irene for her free estimate and went over our different products and services for waterproofing her basement. Primary foreman James Long and his crew came out and began installing WaterGuard, WaterGuard Port, TrenchDrain, SuperSump, UltraSump, and SaniDry Upright dehumidifier. 

Since the crew finished, Irene has had a clean and dry basement!

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Waterproofing a Basement in St. Paul, MN

Ramona and Raymond D. were experiencing inbound water from the walls and floors of the unfinished portion of their basement when they gave Innovative Basement Systems a call.  After meeting with System Design Specialist, Neal Schumacher, they decided to move forward with a waterproofing plan before any more damage was done.

Foreman Ryan Wellcome and crew arrived to Ramona and Raymond's home to install the waterproofing products. To keep the humidity low the crew first installed the SaniDry XP Basement Air System which dehumidifies and filters the air in the home at the same time. To stop water from entering the home, the crew installed a WaterGuard Drainage System underneath the perimeter edge of the basement floor along with a WaterGuard Port which will be used as a draining system for the SaniDry Dehumidifier. To seal the unfinished portion of the basement the crew installed CleanSpace Wall System, a durable bright white liner that prevents water vapor and humidity from passing through. 

Since the waterproofing system has been put in place, their home as been dry and water free. Both Ramona and Raymond now have a sense of relief knowing their basement will be dry for years to come.

Damp, Musty Smelling Basement in St. Paul, MN

A family in St. Paul MN gave Innovative Basement Systems a Call after their basement started feeling damp and producing a musty smell even though there was no water in their basement. After meeting with  system design specialist, Keith, and learning about their options, they decided to go with a SaniDry XP Dehumidifier system. 

A crew was sent out and installed the SaniDry XP system to help improve air quality in their basement and prevent mold growth. The SaniDry dehumidifier that can remove 110 pints of water per day compared to 30-40 pints from a store bought dehumidifier. With its completely digital interface, you can set it and forget it, or install a dehumidifier control box in your finished space. After the SaniDry was installed, the family no longer had a damp or musty smell in their basement.

Work Requests From Saint Paul, MN
Silver Lake Rd NW in Saint Paul
Corner of the basement gets wet in the spring when the snow melts and sometimes after a hard rain
East Lake Beach Court in Saint Paul
Our foundation on the outside back part of our house is crumbling/ flaking in a few spots and we wanted an estimate for getting it repaired before we have the house painted if possible.
Walnut St At Irvine in Saint Paul
Stairway foundation problems.
Harrison Avenue in Saint Paul
House built in 1905. Basement walls are limestone. Need to sealed/tuckpointed
Raymond Ave in Saint Paul
We would like to take care of a coal cellar in the basement of a house we recently purchased (>100 years old). The cellar's floor is cemented, but we see some dirt coming out of the bottom of one wall. We are also considering finishing our basement, which is partially finished.
Bellwood Ave in Saint Paul
Noticed some water leakage in the Well room when it rains. The Well room was sealed when we bought it. I am not sure what it's called but we were told by the inspector that due to the uneven concrete we have outside. It was causing the rain to piled up and destroying the foundation. You can see dirt on the wall in our basement due to the water I am guessing.
Rose Lane in Saint Paul
Looking for an estimate for leveling some sinking sidewalk. Also looking for an estimate for sealing up an old well room that currently has a wooden door, and a small window that now has a breezeway over it. Would like to to be permanently sealed with blocks like the rest of the basement. Not exactly a repair, so not sure if this is something you can do.
King Street West in Saint Paul
There is a piece of the foundation that is loose/wobbly and another along the other side of my home. I would like to know the cost associated and if it is a larger issue than just exterior.
Arden Circle in Saint Paul
Crawl space under my kitchen (roughly 20' x 12') may need structural support and upgraded insulation. My home was built in 1980.
Iowa Ave W in Saint Paul
I'd like your recommendations and cost estimates for sealing and mitigating water intrusion in my recently purchased 1940 block basement (full, unfinished). The basement is currently leaking at one end (obvious hydraulic leak at wall/floor seam), which began producing puddle about 1week after snow melt, at a rate of 1 gallon/week. Existing interior metal floor "gutter" (a 1-inch ridge approximately 3 inches from wall, running around most of basement floor) is ineffectual due to uneven basement floor. I look forward to hearing from you soon (knowing this is undoubtedly a busy time for you all). Question: does your free estimate include a visual or on-site inspection of any kind?
Burr Street in Saint Paul
Seepage on 3 of 4 walls. Prefer exterior solution
Charles Ave in Saint Paul
Hi! We are in the process of negotiating closing terms on a home in Midway, St Paul. One of the items we are looking to have resolve is to fix a sagging enclosed front-porch that has settled. The front concrete steps are also leaning. It is pretty dramatically leaning to one side, so I was hoping to get an estimate of what it would cost to lift/jack up and fix the porch and also level the concrete front steps. We are hoping to have the sellers cover the cost and would then hire out the work. Thanks! -AJ
in Saint Paul
Looking to buying a home with possible foundation issues. Has very large crack in basement floor and some cracks in exterior foundation. I have pictures but not access to home. Looking for a worst case scenario if it will fit within budget.
Rose Ave West in Saint Paul
98 year old frame and stucco home is sagging. Crawl space under part of kitchen, plate of knee wall on foundation has a dry rot causing two story bump out to begin separating from main structure. Also have sagging of floor joists in main structure. Interested? Need a plan. Need a quote.
George St in Saint Paul
I have a house I am planning to offer on, but needs extensive foundation work. I'd like to get an estimate of how much that would cost so I can price it into the offer. I took quite a few pictures while at the property; if you send me a contact email, I'll send those over with a description. If you could give me a quick estimate of how much all the work would cost all-in, that would be much appreciated! Thanks, Emily
Gladiola Way in Saint Paul
Blueberry Lane in Saint Paul
Leak in foundation block from melting snow
Wallingford Lane in Saint Paul
I have basement walls that it appears have been wet and now have significant efflorescence. I suspect the biggest issue is the floor in the garage is cracked and uneven. I also think water has ran back into the foundation due to a bad driveway apron.
Margaret St in Saint Paul
Sinking foundation, cracked walls and windows, uneven floor levels
Strese Lane in Saint Paul
Looking for a quote on adding a Egress window in my basement.
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