Maximize Living Space by Preventing a Wet Basement

Remodeling for a Dry Basement in Iowa So you need more space in your Iowa home but you do not want to build an addition. How can you maximize your living space without adding more? One great way to get the most use possible out of your home is to finish and remodel the basement. […]

Severe Weather in the Midwest Means Basement Waterproofing in Iowa

Severe Weather and Basement Waterproofing in Iowa Heavy rains associated with Midwest storms can cause major damage fast. Water can damage basement walls and floors, carpet and furniture pretty quickly. Not only does water cause structural damage, it promotes mold growth. If you are experiencing a flooded basement after severe weather, it’s imperative to determine […]

The Best Drainage? Interior & Exterior Systems from WCI

Combining Interior and Exterior Drainage for Your Iowa Home Which solution is best for your Iowa home, interior or exterior drainage? Some homeowners think that they should choose one or the other for basement waterproofing – the truth is, your home is best protected from basement water problems with a combination of both interior and […]

The Benefits of a French Drain for Your Iowa Home

French Drains for Basement Waterproofing in Iowa French drains are part of the exterior drainage system that is designed to channel water away from the foundation of your home. This prevents the water from pooling around the foundation and causing crumbling and deterioration of the concrete. Water gathered around the foundation may also lead to […]

What is a Trench Drain, and How Can it Benefit your Iowa Home?

 Getting to know a Trench Drain A trench drain, also referred to as a French drain, is a trench that is filled with gravel or rock and a perforated pipe that redirects surface water and groundwater away from a home foundation. This system for water drainage was popularized by a lawyer in Massachusetts by the […]

You are Your Iowa Home’s Best Advocate – Inspect your Basement and Foundation Today

Help Protect Your Home from Foundation Cracks and a Wet Basement Do you have foundation cracks in your Iowa home? Do you have water leakage in your basement? Droughts could be the cause. Droughts in Iowa are not only hurting crops and lawns, they are destroying your home’s foundation. Hot, dry soil conditions cause the […]

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 […]

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, […]

WCI Foundation Repair

  WCI Foundation Repair Welcome everyone to our new blog area, where we aim to be your go-to resource for valuable insights on home maintenance and improvement. Our dedicated team will be sharing practical tips and expert advice to empower you in ensuring the well-being of your home. Stay tuned for in-depth discussions on critical […]