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Wall Anchors...Bismarck, ND
Challenge Customer wanted to stabilize crumbling wall without removing shared wall with home.  The foundation had many signs of deterioration including crumbling, cracks and also settling in one corner of the...
Waterproofing...Bismarck, ND
Challenge Homeowner contacted Innovative Basement Authority due to water coming up into the basement through an under slab duct system; home had one exterior sump, one interior sump, and existing drain-tile....
Egress Window Well Replacement...New Town, ND
Challenge A homeowner in New Town, ND, contacted Innovative Basement Authority when water started running into her home through a basement window. The water interrupted the use of her basement living...
Crawl Space Encapsulation...Alexandria, MN
Challenge A homeowner in Alexandria, MN reached out to Innovative Basement Authority for help with her home. A musty smell alerted the homeowner to the moisture problem somewhere in her home....
Crawl Space and Foundation Repair...Williston, ND
Challenge A homeowner in Williston, ND contacted Innovative Basement Authority due to flooding in their crawlspace. Upon inspection, our specialist found several other areas of concern in addition to the flooding....
Settling Foundation...Fargo, ND
Challenge Homeowners in Fargo, ND called Innovative Basement Authority to inspect their settling foundation. Upon inspection, the specialist found that the corner of the customer's basement had experienced approximately 1" of...
Push Piers...West Fargo, ND
Challenge A homeowner in West Fargo, ND called Innovative Basement Authority regarding ongoing problems with their home. The homeowner noticed a cracking floor slab in the garden level of their home,...
IntelliBraces...Center, ND
Challenge Homeowner's south and east walls were cracked and bowing approximately 3” inward. Large cracks were visible and mortar between blocks was falling out. In the corner the blocks on the...
Foundation Repair...Fargo, ND
Challenge A Fargo homeowner contacted Innovative Basement Authority due to a crawlspace addition which had settled significantly during the summer drought of 2012. The settlement was getting progressively worse, causing the...
Foundation Repair...Bismarck, ND
Challenge A Bismarck homeowner contacted Innovative Basement Authority (IBS) to help correct the settlement which had been occurring over some time. The settlement was causing damage to the home’s floor coverings,...
Foundation Settling...Pine City, MN
Challenge A homeowner in Pine City, Minnesota called Innovative Basement Authority with a foundation problem. Upon inspection by one of Innovative’s experienced specialists, it was clear that the home showed signs...
Basement Waterproofing...Pelican Rapids, MN
Challenge A Pelican Rapids, MN homeowner called Innovative when they experienced water issues in their home’s basement. When it was wet outside, water seeped in through the foundation walls and wrecked...
Bowing Walls...New Town, ND
Challenge Homeowner contacted Innovative Basement Authority due to all four of her basement walls bowing inward.  The homeowner was also interested in an egress window and had plans to finish the...
Foundation Repair...Edinburg, ND
Challenge The homeowners' west wall was cracked and bowing approximately ½” inward. Cracks were visible, and some of the blocks were putting pressure on plumbing pipes that were running along the...
A Dry, Finished Basement...Alice, ND
Challenge The owner of this home had some serious concerns about the problems in his basement, as well as some specific requirements for how to solve them. First, because the homeowner...
Total Case Studies: 64
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