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Ryan (Louie) Wellcome

Innovative Basement Authority

Title: Team Leader

Ryan (Louie) Wellcome from Ohio Basement Authority

Our mission is: To be Innovative in solving our customers' problems with solutions, products, and service that rate us #1 in the eyes of our customers and employees. of their specific needs, knowing that when the work is completed the customer will be beyond satisfied. We want to "wow" our customers every step of the way. Ryan takes personal responsibility to "wow" each customer and is a trusted and valued member of the Innovative Basement Authority team.

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  • By Royce & Diane
    Dent, MN 108

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    By Royce & Diane
    Dent, MN 108

  • By Verle
    Lauderdale, MN 55113

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    By Verle
    Lauderdale, MN 55113

  • By Elizabeth
    Saint Paul, MN 55119

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    By Elizabeth
    Saint Paul, MN 55119

  • By Bob
    Saint Paul, MN 55116

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    By Bob
    Saint Paul, MN 55116

  • By David & Susan
    Fridley, MN 55432

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    By David & Susan
    Fridley, MN 55432

  • By Marianne & Ryan
    Fridley, MN 55432

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    By Marianne & Ryan
    Fridley, MN 55432

  • By Jim
    Chanhassen, MN 55317

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    By Jim
    Chanhassen, MN 55317

  • By David
    Pine City, MN 55063

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    By David
    Pine City, MN 55063

  • By Ray
    Hinckley, MN 55037

    "The crew really worked hard to complete the project."

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    By Ray
    Hinckley, MN 55037

    The crew really worked hard to complete the project.

  • By John
    Aitkin, MN 56431

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    By John
    Aitkin, MN 56431

  • Waterproofing Job After the Homeowner's Basement was Ruined
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    Waterproofing Job After the Homeowner's Basement was Ruined
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    Waterproofing Job After the Homeowner's Basement was Ruined

    The homeowner's basement flooded, the biggest problem is their basement was finished. They gave Innovative a call to come and survey the damage and prevent this sort of catastrophe from happening again. We installed BasementGutter in the interior of their basement as well as CrawlSeal wall liner and a SafeDri Pro pump. Now their basement will remain dry and they can finish the basement without having to worry about any more water problems.

  • IntelliBraces Installed in Wells, MN
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    IntelliBraces Installed in Wells, MN
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    IntelliBraces Installed in Wells, MN

    Chuck G. knew who to call when he knew he had to correct his bowing foundation wall.  Innovative was able to install the IntelliBrace wall repair system to stabilize and actually straighten the wall over time.  The IntelliBrace system has a fully transferable, lifetime warranty and requires no exterior excavation.  

  • Crawlspace Encapsulation
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    Crawlspace Encapsulation
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    Crawlspace Encapsulation

    Looking to encapsulate her crawlspace, homeowner from Woodbury, MN called on TEAM Innovative. Using the CrawlSeal system, we were able to completely protect her investment from water, mold and rot and dramatically improve the indoor air quality of her home. Call us or click for your complimentary crawlspace encapsulation estimate today!  

  • Egress Window in MN
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    Egress Window in MN
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    Egress Window in MN

    Innovative installed new egress window and window wells to let more light into this dark space. 

  • Innovative Stabilizes Foundation in Saint Paul
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    Innovative Stabilizes Foundation in Saint Paul
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    Innovative Stabilizes Foundation in Saint Paul

    Home in St. Paul, MN gets IntelliBraces installed in the basement to stop foundation settlement and stabilize the house. The cracks in the foundation alerted the homeowner that there was foundation settlement occurring. 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Saint Paul, MN

    Homeowner from St. Paul, MN, emailed the TEAM at Innovative Basement Authority stating she had bacteria from prior pet feces and water damage to her concrete floor and walls.  She had looked at other companies, but liked the prompt communication she received from us as well as the solutions we offered her.  Certified Field Inspector, Jerry Bartell, had met with the homeowner and inspected the basement.   His recommendations were as follows:  CrawlSeal for the walls, a BasementGutter drainage system, a SafeDri Triple sump pump and a FreezeGuard for added protection. The installation went well and the sheer aethetic imrprovements were dramatic.  The homeowner is elated too!

  • Home Basement Waterproofed in White Bear Lake, MN
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    Home Basement Waterproofed in White Bear Lake, MN
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    Home Basement Waterproofed in White Bear Lake, MN

    This home finally got a proper working sump pump. The previous sump pump stopped working and was replaced with a SafeDri Triple system.

  • Outside view of a new window well installation
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    Outside view of a new window well installation
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    Outside view of a new window well installation

    A view from outside the home showing how our window well will allow more light into your basement. 

  • Foundation Wall Stabilized with IntelliBraces in Burnsville, MN
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    Foundation Wall Stabilized with IntelliBraces in Burnsville, MN
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    Foundation Wall Stabilized with IntelliBraces in Burnsville, MN

    Steven W. of Burnsville, MN called Innovative Basement Authority to get an opinion on some foundation walls that were worrisome to him.  Steven met with our Certified Field Inspector, Dan Supan, who performed an inspection.  Three walls were going to need attention, but one sooner than the others as not only was it bowing, it was shearing on each end. Dan made recommendations for the IntelliBrace foundation wall repair system to address the wall in the most need of correction and that project was scheduled and completed a short time later. IntelliBraces offer a solution that requires no exterior excavation.  If you have bowing or worrisome basement walls, click or call us today!      

  • IntelliBrace Wall Repair System Installled in Minneapolis, MN
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    IntelliBrace Wall Repair System Installled in Minneapolis, MN
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    IntelliBrace Wall Repair System Installled in Minneapolis, MN

    Anni S. of Minneapolis, MN made the call to TEAM Innovative after searching online for a contractor who could repair her failing foundation walls.  Certified Field Inspector, Dan Supan, met with Anni and performed an inspection of her foundation. Two walls were found to be in need of repair and Dan reviewed the IntelliBrace Wall Repair System with her. Installation went as planned and now Anni can rest assured her foundation walls are stabilized with a lifetime, fully-transferrable warranty.    

  • IntelliBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Minneapolis, MN
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    IntelliBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Minneapolis, MN
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    IntelliBrace Foundation Wall Repair System in Minneapolis, MN

    After searching online for a reputable contractor to address her bowing basement walls, Anni S. of MPLS, MN placed the call to TEAM Innovative.  Anni met with our Certified Field Inspector, Dan Supan, who performed an inspection. Two walls were found to be bowing and recommendation was made to install IntelliBraces to halt and eventually, correct the walls.  Anni was thrilled to learn of the solution and signed off on the contract. Another foundation STABILIZED in Minneapolis, MN!  

  • Basement Waterproofing in Edina, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Edina, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Edina, MN

    TEAM Innovative came to the rescue of a home in Edina, MN that was build on an old creek bed that didn't allow for proper drainage in their yard.  They often times would get water in their basement and they wanted a solution.  We installed a perimeter BasementGutter drainage system and placed a SafeDri Pro sump pump in their walk-out basement - and they've been DRY ever since! Call us for your waterproofing estimate today!  

  • Waterproofing on Sheridan Ave in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing on Sheridan Ave in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing on Sheridan Ave in Minneapolis, MN

    Chad & Julie had been in their home about one year when they placed the call to TEAM Innovative. They had noticed some cracks in one of their foundation walls and had experienced some water leaks in the past several months. After meeting with one of our Certified Field Inspectors, it was decided that we would first tackle the waterproofing and the following summer (2018), we'd address & correct the bowing & cracked wall. Another DRY basement in Minneapolis!

  • IntelliJack Installation in Minneapolis, MN
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    IntelliJack Installation in Minneapolis, MN
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    IntelliJack Installation in Minneapolis, MN

    By installing these steel, zinc coated IntelliJacks - we were able to provide the additional support needed to stabilize, strengthen and lift the main floor.

  • Waterproofing in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing in Minneapolis, MN
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    Waterproofing in Minneapolis, MN

    After stopping by our booth at the MPLS Home Improvement & Design Show, Jerome B of MPLS signed up for a free estimate for waterproofing.  We were able to complete the project using a perimeter BasementGutter drainage system along with placing a SafeDri Pro sump pump. Another DRY basement in the metro!  

  • Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Park, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Brooklyn Park, MN

    Pam O. from Brooklyn Park, MN was literally sick and tired of her damp, foul-smelling basement. She called on Team Innovative for a waterproofing estimate.  We installed a BasementGutter  drainage system and new sump pump in the lowest part of her basement.  The project was completed on schedule and Pam has had a DRY basement ever since! If you are sick and tired of dealing with a yucky, damp basement, call us today.  

  • Basement Waterproofing in Eden Prairie, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Eden Prairie, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Eden Prairie, MN

    Homeowner from Eden Prairie, MN, contacted the TEAM at Innovative to help her solve her wet basement problems.  Her home was built in 1977 and she purchased it in 2004.  Every spring since then, her basement gets saturated with water.  She had pulled up the carpet, threw away the pad and removed all the ruined sheetrock. Certified Field Inspector, Pete Salazar, met with the homeowner and inspected the basement.  His recommendations were for a water drainage system and a new sump pump. Homeowner was in agreement and the job was scheduled!  Since installation of BasementGutter and her SafeDri Triple sump pump the basement has been dry! What an improvement, she'd wished she'd called sooner!

  • Bowing walls in Chaska, MN
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    Bowing walls in Chaska, MN
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    Bowing walls in Chaska, MN

    This homeowner noticed cracks in the foundation walls and knew that they needed a permanent solution.  Wall anchors were installed to give the homeowner the peace of mind that their home would be safe and stable.

  • Sump pump with battery backup in Brook Park, MN
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    Sump pump with battery backup in Brook Park, MN
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    Sump pump with battery backup in Brook Park, MN

    This old pump was recently upgraded with a complete new system. The SafeDri is set up with a battery backup and a additional water watch alarm to notify the home owner if the water level rises in the sump.

  • Bowing walls in Hamel, MN
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    Bowing walls in Hamel, MN
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    Bowing walls in Hamel, MN

    Bowing walls only get worse over time in Hamel, MN.  Innovative Basement Authority used wall anchors to support the walls permanently.

  • Basement Waterproofing in Sturgeon Lake, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Sturgeon Lake, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing in Sturgeon Lake, MN

    Looking to put their MN home on the market, Mike & Cullen B. of California reached out to the waterproofing experts at Innovative Basement Authority.  They met with Certified Field Inspector, George Lammers, who performed an inspection.  There was water coming up from a crack in the floor as well as from where the walls met the floor.  George recommended installing interior BasementGutter drain tile to channel any water directly to the sump pit and adding a SafeDri Pro Plus sump pump to manage the water. Mike & Cullen were in agreement with George's recommendations and scheduled the project to be completed.  Another DRY basement in Sturgeon Lake, MN!  

  • Battle Lake Home Gets Anchors and IntelliBrace
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    Battle Lake Home Gets Anchors and IntelliBrace
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    Battle Lake Home Gets Anchors and IntelliBrace

    Home in Battle Lake, MN gains anchors and IntelliBraces.

  • Wall Anchors Installed in Lake Park, MN
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    Wall Anchors Installed in Lake Park, MN
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    Wall Anchors Installed in Lake Park, MN

    Home in Lake Park, MN has wall anchors installed.

  • Fargo Home Gets Foundation Repaired
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    Fargo Home Gets Foundation Repaired
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    Fargo Home Gets Foundation Repaired

    This Fargo, ND home had IntelliBraces and their foundation was repaired. 

  • SafeDri Pro Pump in ND
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    SafeDri Pro Pump in ND
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    SafeDri Pro Pump in ND

    We added BasementGutter and a SafeDri Pro to this home in Bismarck, ND to prevent any future water issues they were having during heavy rains.

  • Bowing walls in Mandan, ND
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    Bowing walls in Mandan, ND
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    Bowing walls in Mandan, ND

    Innovative Basement Authority was called to this home to address the bowing walls in this home.  After inspection the specialist recommend installation of 24 IntelliBraces to secure this homes foundation around the entire perimeter.

  • Bowing walls only get worse over time in Minot, ND
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    Bowing walls only get worse over time in Minot, ND
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    Bowing walls only get worse over time in Minot, ND

    After the IntelliBraces have been installed to cure the bowing wall they can be tightened over time to bring the wall back to the original position.

  • Egress window creates new livable space in Beach, ND
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    Egress window creates new livable space in Beach, ND
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    Egress window creates new livable space in Beach, ND

    Along with a new BasementGutter waterproofing system, this home owner wanted to add more light to their basement and chose to have us install a egress window for their Beach, North Dakota home.

  • CrawlSeal brightens a basement in Williston, ND
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    CrawlSeal brightens a basement in Williston, ND
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    CrawlSeal brightens a basement in Williston, ND

    Cracked foundation, damp and wet basement are now things that this homeowner will have to forget.  CrawlSeal on the walls, IntelliBraces stabilizing the foundation and BasementGutter catching all the water...this is now a worry-free basement.

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