Basement waterproofing is an important service due to all of the heavy snowmelt and storms that residents of Missouri Valley, Iowa experience. If you are unsure whether or not your home is in need of basement waterproofing services, check for some of these symptoms of a basement water issue:
To keep these issues from becoming a problem in your basement, we can provide you with professional basement waterproofing services. If there is water building up around your foundation, it may start to seep into your basement through cracks in the foundation. This can be fixed by installing a waterproof membrane and an exterior waterproofing system. For water leaks that are causing moisture in the basement, sump pumps and interior drainage systems can be utilized.
Common signs that you have a foundation problem are wall cracks, foundation cracks, sticking doors or windows, or if your chimney starts to lean. When you find these, your home may be telling you that there is a foundation issue. Address the problem as soon as possible to get it out of the way and taken care of in an efficient and budget-friendly manner.
The solutions that we use to fix settling foundations are helical piers and steel push piers. These are underpinning devices that support the weight of the foundation by anchoring into stable soils and lift the concrete back to its proper position. Shifting foundations can be pulled back into position with helical tiebacks or wall plate anchors.
If you suspect radon in your home, we offer radon testing and a radon mitigation system for homes in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Radon is a natural odorless, radioactive gas. It is produced by the decaying uranium deposits from rocks and soil. It is also a health risk when it exceeds 4.0 picocuries per liter in the air. In fact, according to the National Cancer Institute, scientists estimate that 15,000 to 22,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States each year. With our radon mitigation system, we can reduce radon levels in a home or building. We have qualified radon mitigation contractors licensed in Iowa and Nebraska.