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First off, Happy First Day of Fall!

It’s such a beautiful time of year in Minnesota and North Dakota. Hopefully you’re not too busy with your fall checklist to stop and...

First off, Happy First Day of Fall! It’s such a beautiful time of year in Minnesota and North Dakota. Hopefully you’re not too busy with your fall checklist to stop and...

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

If having a wet basement isn’t hard enough, how about picking out the perfect sump pump? Besides reading review after review, how do you truly know what makes a good...

If having a wet basement isn’t hard enough, how about picking out the perfect sump pump? Besides reading review after review, how do you truly know what makes a good...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

On Friday, September 16th, the Innovative TEAM was honored. We were honored to have the chance and opportunity to impact many lives. Innovative’s owners, managers and over 25 employees volunteered...

On Friday, September 16th, the Innovative TEAM was honored. We were honored to have the chance and opportunity to impact many lives. Innovative’s owners, managers and over 25 employees volunteered...

Monday, September 19th, 2016

When you have a basement waterproofing system it plays a vital role in protecting your home from groundwater and seepage. Having a specialist come out to your home and do...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

While working the Innovative Basement Authority's booth at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, MN last week, I had quite a few questions about our CrawlSeal product and what...

While working the Innovative Basement Authority's booth at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, MN last week, I had quite a few questions about our CrawlSeal product and what...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

It’s an exciting time of year when school is starting back up, the weather is beginning to cool and the trees will soon begin to change colors. As exciting as...

It’s an exciting time of year when school is starting back up, the weather is beginning to cool and the trees will soon begin to change colors. As exciting as...

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

For many homeowners, deciding to begin a home improvement project is nerve-wracking. Whether you’re spending $1,000 or $100,000, decision making is tough. If you’re a North Dakota or Minnesota homeowner...

For many homeowners, deciding to begin a home improvement project is nerve-wracking. Whether you’re spending $1,000 or $100,000, decision making is tough. If you’re a North Dakota or Minnesota homeowner...

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Nothing is as satisfying as successfully completing a DIY project! Whether it’s a Pinterest recipe or a DIY home improvement project, it’s a great feeling of empowerment. That feeling might...

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Basement flooding can be a true nightmare, especially when the damages could cost you more than a waterproofing system would have cost you. As I’m sure you can imagine, the...

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

As a homeowner, it’s important to be able to recognize signs of water damage in your home. Some signs could be in plain daylight but are over looked daily. However,...

As a homeowner, it’s important to be able to recognize signs of water damage in your home. Some signs could be in plain daylight but are over looked daily. However,...

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

When a powerful storm rolls through the area, pictures of trees down, hail and flooding fills social media. The damages can be stunning! However, what about the damages a non-waterproofed...

When a powerful storm rolls through the area, pictures of trees down, hail and flooding fills social media. The damages can be stunning! However, what about the damages a non-waterproofed...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

1. Clean the Gutters – This is probably one of the easiest and cheapest things you can do to help keep water out of your basement.



2. Extend the Downspout –...

1. Clean the Gutters – This is probably one of the easiest and cheapest things you can do to help keep water out of your basement. 2. Extend the Downspout –...

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Your basement is an extremely valuable area if you treat it correctly. Waterproofing is crucial to keep your basement and the rest of your home healthy. However, what comes next,...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

A home’s foundation is crucial to a healthy and safe living environment. When the foundation begins to fail, the rest of the home and people living in it are at...

A home’s foundation is crucial to a healthy and safe living environment. When the foundation begins to fail, the rest of the home and people living in it are at...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

If you haven’t heard or seen by now, you should know that the PolyRenewal concrete leveling solution is awesome! Not just because of all the different areas it can fix,...

If you haven’t heard or seen by now, you should know that the PolyRenewal concrete leveling solution is awesome! Not just because of all the different areas it can fix,...

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Real Fact #1:

Although we never wish to have dry summers, they happen and they affect your home’s foundation. When the ground begins to dry up after spring, the soil shrinks...

Real Fact #1: Although we never wish to have dry summers, they happen and they affect your home’s foundation. When the ground begins to dry up after spring, the soil shrinks...

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Deciding to build or renovate a home is a big deal. When making such an important decision, it’s crucial you know how to build smart for the future. By adding...

Deciding to build or renovate a home is a big deal. When making such an important decision, it’s crucial you know how to build smart for the future. By adding...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Are you sick of tripping over your uneven concrete? Don’t worry, there is a quick and easy fix to this problem! The solution is PolyRenewal® (high-density polyurethane) injection. This foam-like...

Are you sick of tripping over your uneven concrete? Don’t worry, there is a quick and easy fix to this problem! The solution is PolyRenewal® (high-density polyurethane) injection. This foam-like...

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

When you think about the air in your home, you pay to dehumidify and cool that air. What happens when your home’s insulation fails you? Wasted money and energy! Although...

When you think about the air in your home, you pay to dehumidify and cool that air. What happens when your home’s insulation fails you? Wasted money and energy! Although...

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Foundation damage can be caused from multiple different pressures exerted on your foundation walls. It can also be caused by foundation settlement. However, once the damage is done and your...

Foundation damage can be caused from multiple different pressures exerted on your foundation walls. It can also be caused by foundation settlement. However, once the damage is done and your...

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

You know that dark, damp and gross area under your home? That’s your home’s crawl space. Most lake home owners choose not to hang out down there due to it...

You know that dark, damp and gross area under your home? That’s your home’s crawl space. Most lake home owners choose not to hang out down there due to it...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Did you know, that if you’re planning to sell your home and the basement isn’t finished, you can’t count that space in your home’s square footage? Unfortunately, that is the...

Did you know, that if you’re planning to sell your home and the basement isn’t finished, you can’t count that space in your home’s square footage? Unfortunately, that is the...

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016


 
Super Bowl 50 is this weekend, do you have plans for the big game this year? Are you attending a big party, or maybe even hosting one? Do you ever...

  Super Bowl 50 is this weekend, do you have plans for the big game this year? Are you attending a big party, or maybe even hosting one? Do you ever...

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

There are many signs of foundation settlement that can be detected in any home, but first, you should know why to fix it. First off, the settlement problem will only...

There are many signs of foundation settlement that can be detected in any home, but first, you should know why to fix it. First off, the settlement problem will only...

Thursday, February 4th, 2016


 	Added Safety.
Egress windows help prevent tragedies by providing proper escape routes. Having an egress window in every bedroom of your basement drastically increases your chance of survival during a fire or...

Added Safety. Egress windows help prevent tragedies by providing proper escape routes. Having an egress window in every bedroom of your basement drastically increases your chance of survival during a fire or...

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Our ND Sales TEAM had a great time last Friday at the Great Plains Food Bank giving back to our community. We look forward to it again. In the two...

Our ND Sales TEAM had a great time last Friday at the Great Plains Food Bank giving back to our community. We look forward to it again. In the two...

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Imagine the soil around your home is like a sponge.  During the dry weather periods the soil will shrink away from your foundation.  The  when the soil gets wet in...

Imagine the soil around your home is like a sponge.  During the dry weather periods the soil will shrink away from your foundation.  The  when the soil gets wet in...

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

As originally written and posted on Angie's List.
Your home is probably the place where you spend the most time. You eat, sleep, entertain guests, and maybe even work there. So...

As originally written and posted on Angie's List. Your home is probably the place where you spend the most time. You eat, sleep, entertain guests, and maybe even work there. So...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015


Uncovering The Mysteries of Crawl Spaces
by David Pedersen | Photography by Innovative Basement Authority
In researching “what to do with a crawlspace,” found under many lake cabins instead of a basement, I...

Uncovering The Mysteries of Crawl Spaces by David Pedersen | Photography by Innovative Basement Authority In researching “what to do with a crawlspace,” found under many lake cabins instead of a basement, I...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015



Most homeowners simply don't know enough about the signs  and dangers that high humidity and what that means for their home.  In most cases you tell that a home suffers from high...

Most homeowners simply don't know enough about the signs  and dangers that high humidity and what that means for their home.  In most cases you tell that a home suffers from high...

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

By the time many of these homeowners realize their problem is beyond their control, water has already caused thousands of dollars in property damage and they’re at the bottom of...

By the time many of these homeowners realize their problem is beyond their control, water has already caused thousands of dollars in property damage and they’re at the bottom of...

Monday, March 30th, 2015

 We will be hosting the Job Fair at our Pine City location on Thursday, December 18th from 3pm-7pm.  This will be a fun and relaxed event to meet with a...

 We will be hosting the Job Fair at our Pine City location on Thursday, December 18th from 3pm-7pm.  This will be a fun and relaxed event to meet with a...

Friday, November 28th, 2014

This year we hit a major milestone of successfully installed over 25 miles of BasementGutter.  What this means to you...we have the experience to solve your waterproofing problems right the...

This year we hit a major milestone of successfully installed over 25 miles of BasementGutter.  What this means to you...we have the experience to solve your waterproofing problems right the...

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

So you’ve pumped the water out of your basement, dried the space out, and maybe even gotten rid of that musty smell that always seems to take over after a...

So you’ve pumped the water out of your basement, dried the space out, and maybe even gotten rid of that musty smell that always seems to take over after a...

Monday, May 12th, 2014

If you live in Minnesota or North Dakota, you probably know a thing or two about basement water. Whether you’ve experienced a wet basement yourself or you just know someone...

If you live in Minnesota or North Dakota, you probably know a thing or two about basement water. Whether you’ve experienced a wet basement yourself or you just know someone...

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

In the spring, many homeowners dealing with basement flooding caused by melting snow set their sights on the basement floor, where the flood waters begin to rise. But often the...

In the spring, many homeowners dealing with basement flooding caused by melting snow set their sights on the basement floor, where the flood waters begin to rise. But often the...

Friday, March 28th, 2014

 Basements aren’t the only part of the home prone to flooding. Crawl spaces can also have moisture problems, which often lead to many of the same issues that basements...

Basements aren’t the only part of the home prone to flooding. Crawl spaces can also have moisture problems, which often lead to many of the same issues that basements...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

When you have a problem basement -- one that’s damp or moldy or prone to flooding -- it’s easy to take one look at it and get discouraged. This is...

When you have a problem basement -- one that’s damp or moldy or prone to flooding -- it’s easy to take one look at it and get discouraged. This is...

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Basement flooding almost always comes as a surprise. Even if a homeowner knows their basement is at risk for water, there’s no telling when the cracks and gaps letting in...

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Many basement problems are obvious right away. After all, it’s hard to overlook a rushing flood or a foundation wall caving in on itself. But what about the smaller --...

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

If you’re anything like us, you know someone who is too stubborn to ask for help when they need it. Or maybe you’re that person yourself. At Innovative Basement Authority,...

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

At Innovative Basement Authority, we know how stressful it can be to deal with a problem basement. But that stress and worry over what’s wrong with your home? More often...

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

It may seem like the easiest solution is to put off what looks like a minor issue, but homeowners who do this are usually in for a big headache down...

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Have you ever heard the expression that most of your body’s heat escapes through the head and the feet? A house works in the same way! More often than not,...

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Every year, one of the most common New Year’s resolutions people make is to spend more time with their family. And after a festive, family-filled holiday season, it’s easy to...

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Merry Christmas from all of us at Innovative! If you’re anything like us, there’s nothing you like more than a cozy night at home with the people you love. You...

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

What makes a home? Some of us might say it’s four walls and a roof with some windows and doors. Others might add that it’s also rooms - kitchen, living...

What makes a home? Some of us might say it’s four walls and a roof with some windows and doors. Others might add that it’s also rooms - kitchen, living...

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

If you’re a homeowner, you know that taking care of a home is a complicated task. Beyond everyday chores like yardwork and paying the bills, you also have to keep...

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Most people throughout Minnesota and North Dakota know us as basement waterproofers. We come in, dry out basements, and install drainage systems to collect and drain any water that may...

Most people throughout Minnesota and North Dakota know us as basement waterproofers. We come in, dry out basements, and install drainage systems to collect and drain any water that may...

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

With Thanksgiving tomorrow and December just around the corner, now is the time of year that most of us use to reflect on the good things we have in our...

With Thanksgiving tomorrow and December just around the corner, now is the time of year that most of us use to reflect on the good things we have in our...

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

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