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Keeping your Foundation in Good Shape

Foundation Repair Iowa Your foundation is one of the most essential parts of your home – It holds and supports the entire structure. Because your foundation is such a vital component, it is important to make sure that it is in good shape. Regularly inspecting your foundation for signs of failure is a good way […]

Your Basement Waterproofing Options

Basement Waterproofing IA Any type of basement can be affected by water damage. It doesn’t matter if you have a concrete foundation, block walls or a clay tile foundation. Water can enter through the walls of your basement from improper gutters, downspouts, or a poor drainage system. If water gets inside the basement, it lead […]

Iowa Weather Patterns

Basement Repair Iowa The spring and summer months are the most dangerous for your home’s basement.  The melted snow and ice from winter saturates the soil.  Saturated soil around your foundation and basement walls causes soil expansion and puts stress on your foundation walls. This is called hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure causes walls to bend, […]

Basement Wall Repair Iowa

Basement Wall Repair Iowa If you have foundation cracks in your home, this is an obvious sign that your ground soil is shifting and settling underneath your home’s foundation. It may sink a few inches or a couple of feet. What causes this? The pressure of the ground soil outside your foundation can cause cracks […]

Wet Basement IA

What Causes a Wet Basement in IA? After a heavy rainstorm, do you dread walking into your basement because you know it will be wet?  You are not alone. Many homeowners will experience a wet basement at one time or another. Wet basements can be caused by all sorts of problems, but no matter what […]

Foundation Crack Repair IA

Why Do You Need Foundation Crack Repair in IA? No matter what the age of your home is, foundation cracks can pose a serious threat to your home. If you notice wall cracks in your basement, be cautious. Use your judgement to decide if the crack is big enough to cause issues and require professional […]

Drainage System Iowa

Drainage System Iowa – Exterior and Interior Drainage Solutions Having a good  exterior and  interior drainage system are your best methods for preventing wet basements in Iowa. By installing both systems, it reduces the amount of stress on your home. At WCI, we offer excellent waterproofing systems that will keep your home safe in case […]

Concrete Floor Crack Repair Iowa

Concrete Floor Crack Repair Iowa Walking into your garage or basement, we really tend never to notice the imperfections that have always been there. We see cracks in our basement or garage, we think, “Oh, no big deal. They’ve always been there. I always see cracks in people’s garages.” and yeah, it might not be a […]

Basement Wall Waterproofing Iowa

Basement Wall Waterproofing Iowa In Iowa, we’ve all experienced that dreadful walk to our basement after a heavy rain. That final step down reveals that our basement floor is damp. Sometimes, we can even see water seeping in through cracks in our basement walls. To avoid this hassle, allow professionals to waterproof your basement. Tactics […]

Basement Wall Repair Iowa

Basement Wall Repair Iowa Your basement walls can provide clues as to whether or not you need wall repairs. These clues include leaning walls, cracks in the walls, or water leaking in through cracks in bottom of walls. While the issue may seem small at first, the results may be severe. If you notice these […]