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Springtime Thaw Means Wet Basements in Iowa

Springtime Thaw Means Wet Basements in Iowa The winter in Iowa brought some days of heavy snow and it has stayed around until recently as the temperature has warmed up. Now all of the snow that was around your home has begun to thaw. This thawing and with the spring typically bring some heavy rains, […]

Crack Repair for Basements and Foundations in Iowa

Cause of Cracks and Crack Repair options for Basements in Iowa Basement wall cracks are often the first sign that your home has foundation settlement. They are caused by soil-related issues such as poor drainage around your home. If water doesn’t drain properly, it accumulates next to the foundation and creates soil expansion. This produces […]

Spring can Mean Wet Basements in Iowa

What are we in for after this Iowa Winter? Iowa’s weather can be unpredictable, especially during the winter months. Temperatures may rise and fall giving you little time to protect your home from the damaging affects of snow and ice. As spring approaches, the snow and ice begin to melt. This causes water to accumulate […]

Maximize Your Storage Space with a Dry Crawlspace

Wet Crawlspace Means No Storage Space A wet crawlspace can become a big problem to not only the structure of your home, but to the health of everyone living there. Crawlspaces are dark and usually have poor ventilation. With the addition of moisture, it becomes an ideal space for mold to grow. Mold and mildew can […]

Types of Home Foundations in Iowa

Home Foundations There are many different types of home foundations commonly used in Iowa. It is important to know your foundation because it will allow you to identify potential problems. The sooner you notice a problem with your foundation, the sooner you are able to find an appropriate solution. No matter what type of foundation […]

DIY Foundation Repair in Iowa

Foundation Repair If your foundation starts failing, your home becomes vulnerable to a variety of problems. To prevent these problems, it is necessary to invest in foundation repair services. When it comes to foundation repair, it is not a job for the inexperienced. The professional team at WCI Basement Repair have the necessary skills and […]

Causes of Wet Basements in Iowa

Iowa Wet Basements Does your basement flood after a heavy rainfall? Water is the biggest culprit when it comes to foundation failure. It can destroy everything in its path including your foundation, furniture, carpet, electrical appliances, floor joists, and beams. Your repair lists can quickly grow if the small repairs are not fixed immediately. When […]

Iowa Winters and Your Foundation

Iowa Foundation Repair If you live in Iowa, you know that the winter months bring snow to the Midwest. As the snow starts to melt, it turns into excess water. The soil becomes saturated and water seeps into small cracks in your foundation walls. Overtime, your foundation may settle or shift due to water beneath […]

Foundation Repair, Wet Basement Repair, and Basement Waterproofing Done Right in Iowa

Foundation Repair, Wet Basement Repair, and Basement Waterproofing Done Right in Iowa Do you have a wet basement? Do you have cracks in your basement? At WCI Basement Repair we offer IA foundation repair, wet basement repair, and basement waterproofing services. We can fix your wet basement and straighten your bowing walls. To eliminate your […]

Basement Cracks and Leaks

Basement Cracks and Leaks Next time you step into your basement, look at your basement walls. Look for wall cracks, leaks, and bowing/leaning walls. Why? These signs may indicate future foundation problems in your basement. Fixing these problems right away could save you time and money in the long run. It doesn’t matter the size […]