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A lot of times, when homeowners are looking for a solution to their basement water problem, they’ll feel overwhelmed by the amount of information presented to them by various contractors....

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

One thing we try to do at Innovative Basement Authority is set fears to rest when it comes to confronting major problems in the home. We’ve found that some of...

One thing we try to do at Innovative Basement Authority is set fears to rest when it comes to confronting major problems in the home. We’ve found that some of...

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The big news out of Minot, ND lately is that the heavy floods of the past several years have caught a lot of homeowners unaware. Flood-damaged homes are significantly reduced...

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

So how does Innovative Basement Authority measure up in the Star Team categories?
Customer Service: Team Innovative also takes customer service very seriously. It is our goal to “WOW” customers every...

So how does Innovative Basement Authority measure up in the Star Team categories? Customer Service: Team Innovative also takes customer service very seriously. It is our goal to “WOW” customers every...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Winter is coming quickly to Minnesota and North Dakota, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to think about next spring. Crawl spaces - especially the vented, dirt floor crawl...

Winter is coming quickly to Minnesota and North Dakota, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to think about next spring. Crawl spaces - especially the vented, dirt floor crawl...

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

When you buy a home, there are probably lots of things you would rather focus on than a troublesome basement: plumbing, electrical work, getting new appliances, decorating - basically anything...

When you buy a home, there are probably lots of things you would rather focus on than a troublesome basement: plumbing, electrical work, getting new appliances, decorating - basically anything...

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Crawl spaces are pretty common throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. Unfortunately, so are crawl space problems. Most homeowners don’t use their crawl space for anything, so it becomes easy to...

Crawl spaces are pretty common throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. Unfortunately, so are crawl space problems. Most homeowners don’t use their crawl space for anything, so it becomes easy to...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

How Does Drought Impact Your Foundation?
Last week, Kare 11 reported an update from the U.S. Drought Monitor showing that 79% of Minnesota is now in a severe drought. But drought...

How Does Drought Impact Your Foundation? Last week, Kare 11 reported an update from the U.S. Drought Monitor showing that 79% of Minnesota is now in a severe drought. But drought...

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

IntelliBrace: A Simple Solution to Bowing Basement Walls

Luckily, Innovative Basement Authority is no stranger to complex foundation problems. We’ve dealt with enough bowing and crumbling foundation walls - and their...

IntelliBrace: A Simple Solution to Bowing Basement Walls Luckily, Innovative Basement Authority is no stranger to complex foundation problems. We’ve dealt with enough bowing and crumbling foundation walls - and their...

Monday, September 9th, 2013

As summer starts to get underway there are some signs to look for that may tell your crawlspace needs to be fixed.  There are many symptoms that you may be...

As summer starts to get underway there are some signs to look for that may tell your crawlspace needs to be fixed.  There are many symptoms that you may be...

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

One of the biggest causes of stress is knowing something is wrong with your home. It’s probably the biggest investment of your life, so it only makes sense that you’re...

One of the biggest causes of stress is knowing something is wrong with your home. It’s probably the biggest investment of your life, so it only makes sense that you’re...

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013


Home owners Beware!  We have reason to believe other companies are posing as Innovative Basement Authority specialists.  Innovative Basement Authority does NOT charge for Estimates, so if you are asked...

Home owners Beware!  We have reason to believe other companies are posing as Innovative Basement Authority specialists.  Innovative Basement Authority does NOT charge for Estimates, so if you are asked...

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

In lieu of the recent storms, did you think your basement was fully prepared to handle all the water until the next day when you went into the basement to...

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Congratulations to Team Innovative Men's Softball Team for taking the Championship at the 18th Annual Cambridge Classic.  Way to go guys keep up the excellent work!!
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Congratulations to Team Innovative Men's Softball Team for taking the Championship at the 18th Annual Cambridge Classic.  Way to go guys keep up the excellent work!! ...

Monday, June 10th, 2013



Even when an inspector signs off on your new home, that doesn’t mean you’re totally out of the woods. In the first year, lots of homeowners end up dealing with...

Even when an inspector signs off on your new home, that doesn’t mean you’re totally out of the woods. In the first year, lots of homeowners end up dealing with...

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Check out this link to find Innovative Basement Authority featured in the In Forum, Fargo's local newspaper. VIDEOS: Rain overwhelms roads, homes in Fargo-Moorhead area...

Friday, May 31st, 2013

After the long winter, I imagine many of you soon will have your yards whipped back into shape.  Is that eye sore of a sinking sidewalk or leaning concrete slab...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

It takes a long, long time for a home to become uninhabitable. Years of rot and decay add up and damage your walls, ruin your floor joists, and destroy other...

It takes a long, long time for a home to become uninhabitable. Years of rot and decay add up and damage your walls, ruin your floor joists, and destroy other...

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013



With all the late snow we got in Minnesota and North Dakota this year – followed by rapid melting – you may be one of the many homeowners who experience...

With all the late snow we got in Minnesota and North Dakota this year – followed by rapid melting – you may be one of the many homeowners who experience...

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

 
Despite the very cold weather at the start of the weekend, Team Innovative; sponsored by Innovative Basement Authority, was able to take home a second place finish for their first...

  Despite the very cold weather at the start of the weekend, Team Innovative; sponsored by Innovative Basement Authority, was able to take home a second place finish for their first...

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013



We meet lots of homeowners who try to take basement waterproofing into their own hands. They try to patch leaky wall cracks on their own, break out the wet/dry vac...

We meet lots of homeowners who try to take basement waterproofing into their own hands. They try to patch leaky wall cracks on their own, break out the wet/dry vac...

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013



Spring has sprung, and with the new season will come a new batch of homeowners to be greeted by flood when they walk into their basement. If your basement isn’t...

Spring has sprung, and with the new season will come a new batch of homeowners to be greeted by flood when they walk into their basement. If your basement isn’t...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The best way to keep water out of your basement is to take preventative measures against it. And the best way to do that is to use quality products properly...

The best way to keep water out of your basement is to take preventative measures against it. And the best way to do that is to use quality products properly...

Friday, March 22nd, 2013


The first day of spring is finally here! But we’re not out of the woods yet. There are still lots of things to take into account before the spring thaw...

The first day of spring is finally here! But we’re not out of the woods yet. There are still lots of things to take into account before the spring thaw...

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

When you walk into your basement, do you see nothing more than a damp, dingy space that you would rather just avoid? Try thinking of your basement as a blank...

When you walk into your basement, do you see nothing more than a damp, dingy space that you would rather just avoid? Try thinking of your basement as a blank...

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013



Innovative Basement Authority has recently added something new to our line of foundation repair products. We’re happy to introduce PolyRenewal, a new product designed to repair settled and buckling driveways,...

Innovative Basement Authority has recently added something new to our line of foundation repair products. We’re happy to introduce PolyRenewal, a new product designed to repair settled and buckling driveways,...

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Whether your home has a basement or crawl space, you’re probably concerned about making it as clean and healthy as possible. But, there are so many other parts of the...

Whether your home has a basement or crawl space, you’re probably concerned about making it as clean and healthy as possible. But, there are so many other parts of the...

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

A damaged foundation can cause some serious problems for your home. They can make your windows and doors difficult to open, cause your basement to flood, compromise your home’s resale...

A damaged foundation can cause some serious problems for your home. They can make your windows and doors difficult to open, cause your basement to flood, compromise your home’s resale...

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

It’s still frigid in Minnesota and North Dakota – for now. But after every snowy winter is a spring thaw, where the snow melts, and our yards become soggy, muddy...

It’s still frigid in Minnesota and North Dakota – for now. But after every snowy winter is a spring thaw, where the snow melts, and our yards become soggy, muddy...

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013



Let’s face it: nearly all of us have walked into a basement with a strange, musty odor. Over time you get used to it, and the smell seems to disappear....

Let’s face it: nearly all of us have walked into a basement with a strange, musty odor. Over time you get used to it, and the smell seems to disappear....

Monday, February 18th, 2013



From our waterproof floor tiles to our energy efficient dehumidifier, Innovative Basement Authority has some highly effective, affordable products on offer to homeowners who want to make a change in...

From our waterproof floor tiles to our energy efficient dehumidifier, Innovative Basement Authority has some highly effective, affordable products on offer to homeowners who want to make a change in...

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013



It’s always a good idea to waterproof a basement before you finish it. By waterproofing prior to finishing, you protect your belongings from damage. While all of the products Basement...

It’s always a good idea to waterproof a basement before you finish it. By waterproofing prior to finishing, you protect your belongings from damage. While all of the products Basement...

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Selling a home is not a decision anyone takes lightly. But there are so many things to consider – packing, moving arrangements, excitement about your new home – that it’s...

Selling a home is not a decision anyone takes lightly. But there are so many things to consider – packing, moving arrangements, excitement about your new home – that it’s...

Friday, February 1st, 2013



As we mentioned recently, homeowners who ignore their home’s problems or wait too long to deal with them are taking a risk they may come to regret – especially if...

As we mentioned recently, homeowners who ignore their home’s problems or wait too long to deal with them are taking a risk they may come to regret – especially if...

Monday, January 28th, 2013

It can be a devastating blow to realize something is wrong with your home. A lot of homeowners ignore the problem – not because they think it will go away,...

It can be a devastating blow to realize something is wrong with your home. A lot of homeowners ignore the problem – not because they think it will go away,...

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

This week was a busy one at the Innovative Basement Authority Pine City office. Employees from our Fargo office came down to Pine City to take part in a yearly...

This week was a busy one at the Innovative Basement Authority Pine City office. Employees from our Fargo office came down to Pine City to take part in a yearly...

Friday, January 18th, 2013

When your basement has a moisture problem, it can be overwhelming to think about the effects the water can have on other parts of your home. Not only does water...

When your basement has a moisture problem, it can be overwhelming to think about the effects the water can have on other parts of your home. Not only does water...

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Winter has finally arrived in Minnesota and North Dakota, with all the ice and snow that comes with it. Most of us are too concerned about clearing our driveways and...

Winter has finally arrived in Minnesota and North Dakota, with all the ice and snow that comes with it. Most of us are too concerned about clearing our driveways and...

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012



Team Innovative recently helped a Center, ND homeowner finish a foundation repair project involving foundation walls bowing 3” inward. Worried the problem would grow over time, the homeowner called Innovative...

Team Innovative recently helped a Center, ND homeowner finish a foundation repair project involving foundation walls bowing 3” inward. Worried the problem would grow over time, the homeowner called Innovative...

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012



Most people pretend their crawl space doesn’t exist. Out of sight, out of mind, they may think. But it's not that simple. While people are ignoring their crawl spaces, moisture...

Most people pretend their crawl space doesn’t exist. Out of sight, out of mind, they may think. But it's not that simple. While people are ignoring their crawl spaces, moisture...

Friday, November 2nd, 2012


What started out as an ordinary day at the office ended as a festive day of cookies and costumes as the Innovative Basement Authority team celebrated Halloween.
Pictured are Jessica as...

What started out as an ordinary day at the office ended as a festive day of cookies and costumes as the Innovative Basement Authority team celebrated Halloween. Pictured are Jessica as...

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Minnesota and North Dakota are still in the midst of the drought that has inched its way across the country since summer, with both states experiencing moderate to extreme drought...

Minnesota and North Dakota are still in the midst of the drought that has inched its way across the country since summer, with both states experiencing moderate to extreme drought...

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012


This week some members Innovative Basement Authority participated in Dodge Hunger, a charity dodgeball tournament meant to fight hunger in the Pine City community. Crowds gathered in the Pine City High...

This week some members Innovative Basement Authority participated in Dodge Hunger, a charity dodgeball tournament meant to fight hunger in the Pine City community. Crowds gathered in the Pine City High...

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Innovative Basement Authority recently received a call from a customer who made a troubling discovery around the foundation of her home. While checking the perimeter, she noticed a large gap...

Innovative Basement Authority recently received a call from a customer who made a troubling discovery around the foundation of her home. While checking the perimeter, she noticed a large gap...

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

This week the Innovative Basement Authority Pine City office unveiled its new showroom. The showroom was designed to showcase many of the products and services Innovative Basement Authority offers.

On the...

This week the Innovative Basement Authority Pine City office unveiled its new showroom. The showroom was designed to showcase many of the products and services Innovative Basement Authority offers. On the...

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Question from Mary in Forest Lake, MN:

Have you seen more water issues in older or newer homes?

Answer from Keith Hanson, Sales Specialist:

I have seen water issues in both. Water can...

Question from Mary in Forest Lake, MN: Have you seen more water issues in older or newer homes? Answer from Keith Hanson, Sales Specialist: I have seen water issues in both. Water can...

Friday, July 20th, 2012

What to look for... -Drywall Cracks in the Interior -Uneven Floors -Foul Odors in the Home -Heightened Allergies or Asthma Symptoms At Innovative Basement Authority, it's our job to make sure that your musty crawlspace is...

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

For removing high levels of relative humidity in a basement, a dehumidifiers the plain answer... But you don't want just any household dehumidifier. Dehumidifier air systems is the only machine that will get...

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

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