Meet the Team
Jordan joined the Innovative Basement Authority team as a scheduling coordinator. Jordan's previous experience in dispatch and service writing was with one of the largest trucking companies the Midwest made him a natural fit for Innovative. Jordan also brings to the table a wide variety of certifications necessary to keep in mind all aspects of construction projects including OSHA, Confined Space Certification, Safeland Training and CPR.
Jordan says that communicating with our customers is the favorite part of his job. Also, when given the opportunity, he likes to get out in the field and doing some hands-on work with the foremen.
During his downtime, Jordan enjoys spending the time outdoors and can regularly be found riding motorcycle, golfing, playing softball and hunting/fishing. He is most passionate about ice fishing when winter sets in.
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. One of the best things about serving our customers is taking care 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. Jordan takes personal responsibility to "wow" each customer on every job and is a trusted and valued member of the Innovative Basement Authority team.
After seeing our ad on KSTP channel 5, homeowners in Minneapolis, MN made the call to Innovative Basement Authority for crawlspace encapsulation. Chad Neegard, Certified Field Inspector, met with the homeowners and inspected the crawlspace. Encapsulation with CrawlSeal drainage matting and CrawlSeal vapor barrier were recommended. The project was completed as planned and water & moisture in the crawlspace is no longer an issue!
Homeowners from Keyon, MN contacted the TEAM at Innovative Basment Systems regarding basement waterproofing - and more specifically, they were VERY interested in our sump pumps. Chad Neegard, Certified Field Inspector, met with the homeowners and inspected their basement. It was determined that the foundation needed a drainage system and indeed, a new sump pump. During installation of BasementGutter, it was also noted that the footings were level with the floor, so about 12 inches of CrawlSeal were installed to perimeter, same as BasementGutter. Top it off with our, high-efficiency SafeDri Triple sump pump and the homeowners are high and dry!
Homeowner from Somerset, WI, contacted the TEAM at Innovative Basement Authority after searching for basement waterproofers on the internet. Certified Field Inspector, Dan Supan, crossed the Wisconsin border and visited the homeowner to inspect the basement. He was experiencing water coming in from where the floor meets the wall as well as along cracks in flooring and walls. Dan offered his expert recommendations for installation of BasementGutter - perimeter drainage system- as well as a SafeDri Triple sump pump and lastly (but just as important!) a dehumidifier. These three things are an integral part of basement waterproofing and are all top of the line for effectiveness and efficiency. The homeowner went over installation, warranty information and the estimate with Dan in detail and decided to move forward and get the job scheduled - saving 5% for signing the contract the same day as the estimate! Dry and enjoying a much healthier basement in Somerset, Wisconsin!
Homeowners from Cotttage Grove, MN contacted the TEAM at Innovative after searching for a solution to recurrent wet basement carpet. Chad Neegard, Certified Field Inspector, met with the homeowners and made his recommendations. The job wet well and the homeowners are happy! We even left them five pieces of extra flooring at no charge.
Lake Elmo, MN client called Innovative with complaints of water in basement, specifically noticing water where the walls meet the floor. Client had researched our company and products and was very interested in our high efficiency, powerful dehumidifier. System deisign specialist, Nate Wendorf, visited the home and made several recommendations. Installation of a BasementGutter drain system, SafeDri Triple sump pump and dehumidifier were completed. Client no longer has water issues and is very happy he made the call to Innovative!
After signing up for a free estimate for concrete lifting at the MPLS Remodeling Expo, homeowner Randy, from South Saint Paul, was able to find a solution for his settled front steps. I think the before and after pics will impress you too! If you have sunken concrete - we can fix it!
Client from Lakeville, MN contacted the TEAM at Innovative regarding crawlspace concerns as well as water issues in their basement. This before and after shows the dramatic and effective before and after installation of vapro barrier, CrawlSeal encapsulation system. To complete the customer needs, a SafeDri Triple, sump pump was also installed. Since installation the client has had no water coming in and is pleased to actually have a crawl space that can be used for storage, not to mention a healthier home!
Apple Valley, MN - homeowners of 21 years were tired of mopping the same areas in their basement famly room and storage room. After seeing our ad in the Five Star Rate Book and scheduling an appointment for an estimate with Certified Field Inspector, Darren Messmer, they were excited to learn we had resolution for them! Darren recomended our BasementGutter Drainage System paired with our, high-efficiency SafeDri Triple sump pump & SafeDri. With Innovative's annual service recommendations and warranty - the homeowners are thrilled to put water worries behind them!
After 10 years of owning his rental property, Tim decided it was time to replace the egress windows. He had spotted our ad in the Kanabec newspaper and made the call to TEAM Innovative. I think you will agree - the impact of new egress with Egress surrounds is huge! Not only aesthetically, but energy efficiency and the increased light are huge bonuses - not to mention the increased safety in case of emergency. Call for your FREE estimate on new egress today!
Looking to remodel his basement, Eric of Saint Paul, MN reached out to TEAM Innovative for an effective and permanent waterproofing solution. After meeting wtihour specialist, it was determined only two things were necessary to accomplis the goal: a perimeter BasementGutter drainage system and placement of a SafeDri Pro sump pump. Another DRY basement in St. Paul, MN!
Impressed with our presentation process, videos and complete explanation of encapsulation benefits and processes - as well as our best price match guarantee, homeownwers from Saint Paul, MN signed the contract to have their crawlspace encapsulated by TEAM Innovative. If you have a crawlspace that has a dirt floor - you owe it to yourself to get an estimate on encapsulation. Protect your largest investment and call us today!
Saint Paul, MN homeowner called on TEAM Innovative to inquire on replacing his ineffective drain tile and waterproofing his basement correctly. After meeting with Innovative specialist, Pete Salazar, it was determined that repacement of the current drain tile with full perimeter BasementGutter drainage system installation and placement of a SafeDri Triple sump pump would provide permanent waterproofing. Additional protection was added with CrawlSeal moisture barrier to the cinder walls. Another DRY basement in Saint Paul, MN!
Wanting to finally remedy the water issues in their basement, homeowners from Saint Paul, MN placed the call to Innovative Basement Authority. Certified Field Inspector, Chad Neegard, met with the homeowners and performed an inspection. Chad's recommendations were for a perimeter BasementGutter drainage system and installation of a SafeDri Pro sump pump and that's exactly what we installed. Another DRY basement in St. Paul, MN!
After seeing our ad in Dollars & Sense magazine, homeowners in Savage, MN reached out to the TEAM at Innovative for assistance with solving his basemet water problems. In preparation for selling the home, the homeowner had opened up a portion of one wall as well as a stair trend and indeed saw evidence of minor water damage. Certified Field Inspector, Larry Donnelly, visited the home and suggested a BasementGutter drainage system (Our most popular drainage system, BasementGutter is the ideal solution for most basement waterproofing applications. Unlike old-fashioned drain tile systems installed on the outside of the home, BasementGutter® is installed just underneath the perimeter edge of the basement floor.) as well as a SafeDri Triple sump pump. Since installation has been complete, there have been no more water problems!
After visiting our exhibit at the Home & Improvement Expo, homeowners from New Prague, MN, scheduled their free estimate for foundation repair. Their home was built in 1959 and they were concerned with cracking and bowing in their basement. Certified Field Inspector, Chad Neegaard, visited the home and inspected the basement foundation. He found two walls that were in need of stabilization and the homeowner was in agreement with Chad's recommendation for IntelliBrace. The IntelliBrace is a foundation wall repair system that's designed to stabilize failing basement walls and provide the potential to straighten walls over time. The job went smoothly and successfully and the homeowners are happy to have a stabilized foundation!
Homeowner from Bloomington, MN calls TEAM Innovative regarding moisture along the walls of her basement. The home was built in 1950 - and with heavy rains she does notice water on the floors as well. The concrete walls were painted - but due to the moisture, the paint was chipping and bubbling. Certified Field Inspector, Nate Wendorf, met with the homeowner and made his expert recommendations for BasementGutter drainage to the perimeter along with a SafeDri Triple sump pump. Since installation the basement has remained dry and the homeowner has been able to move on with remodeling of her basement!
Homeowner from Minneapolis, MN reached out to the TEAM at Innovative after researching basement waterproofing on HomeAdvisor.com. There was water coming in her basement from one corner and wall. Certified Field Inspector, Eric Rysdam, visited the home and quickly noticed the sidewalk along the problem side had considerable settling and was more than likely the cause of the water, so recommendation was made for concrete leveling with PolyRenewal. The basement also did not have proper drainage so a BasementGutter drain system was recommended as well as a SafeDri Triple sump pump. After installation, the homeowner was very pleased - especially because we were able to keep the dust to a minimum!
After seeing our ad on KSTP Channel 5, homeowners from MPLS made the call to Innovative Basement Authority to schedule an estimate on basement waterproofing. They had been trying for years to correct the issue on their own, but the time had come for a permanent, professional solution. Basement waterproofing was completed using BasementGutter, a SafeDri Triple sump pump, a dehumidifier and CrawlSeal moisture barrier. The home is MUCH more comfortable and the basement is virtually unrecognizable. Call us for your basement waterproofing estimate today!
Egress surrounds can be a very valuable investment, especially if they protect against water leaking in through your egress windows. Innovative Basement Sytems is a certified installer of egress surrounds - call for your free quote today!
Ewing Avenue homeowner (Minneapolis, MN) called TEAM Innovative regarding her enclosed porch that had settled and was pulling away from the home. After meeting with one of our specialists and learning about IntelliJacks, an adjustable supplemental support system, it was determined they'd offer the best solution. The project was completed, however one corner needed additional support, so one return visit was needed. If you have sagging floors or a sunken porch, call us! Let us perform a complimentary inspection and offer you the best solution for your situation.
Homeowners from Columbia Heights, MN kept experiencing a sump pump malfunction - it went off constantly! After doing research on the internet for a new sump pump, homeowners called the TEAM at Innovative Basement Authority about our highly reliable sump pumps. Certified Field Inspector, Pete Salazar, met with the homeowners and went over their options for sump pumps. After discussing options, warranty info. etc...they decided on the SafeDri Triple Sump Pump. Installation was a breeze and since the homeowners were proactive - no worries about flooding or water!
Looking to waterproof his basement, James (MPLS, MN) made the call to the waterproofing experts at TEAM Innovative. Certified Field Inspector, Nate Wendorf, met with James for his free inspection and estimate. Based on his findings, Nate made recommendations for waterproofing with BasementGutter drainage, installation of a SafeDri Pro Plus sump pump, CrawlSeal vapor barrier to the wallls and a dehumidifier. After going over all of the products, installation, warranty and estimate information - James signed off on the project and the job was scheduled. James was so pleased with the results, he called about a month later wanting another estimate on more work!
Homeowner from Plymouth, MN, made a call to the experts at Innovative Basement Authority to address their concrete garage apron that has settled a few inches. Certified Field Inspector, Eric Rysdam, made a trip out to the house ad visted with the homeowners. It was also noted at this time that the sidewalk was also settled and could be added to the job. PolyRenewal was explained, along with our FIVE year warranty. The homeowner was excited to get the job on the schedule and to see the results! After the job was complete - the homeowner was very pleased with the results.
Homeowner from Brooklyn Park, MN, emailed Innovative Basement Authority regarding previous water damage to the drywall and trim boards in basement. Chad Neegaard, Certified Field Inspector, visted the homeowner and inspected the areas of concern. His recommendations were for installation of a drainage system to the perimeter, vapor barrier to the lower part of the walls as well as a proper fitting sump pump cover. The homeowner was in agreement with the plan and the job was scheduled and completed without a hitch! If you have basement waterproofing concerns - no job is too small or too big, contact us today!
After a shoddy encapsulation job didn't do the trick, homeowner from Plymouth, MN, called the TEAM for a solution to his damp, smelly and unusable crawlspace. Certified Field Inspector, Don Kropidlowski, took a trip to visit with the homeowner and see exactly what we were looking at. His recommendations were to remove the current liner and replace with drainage matting and CrawlSeal vapor barrier. The homeowner was totally in agreement and was very anxious to get the job done! The job was completed without a hitch and the homeowner now has a healthy, dry and useable storage space!
After doing some research on the internet, homeowner from Stacy, MN, reached out to the basement experts! (That's Us!) She had complaints of foundation issues, however, her largest concern was water seepage from the NW corner of the house. She also mentioned crumbling foundation and lots of heat loss in the winter. Certified Field Inspector, Jerry Bartell, visited the home and inspected the basement. His recommendations for water control were a drainage system and new sump pump. The homeowner was in agreement and BasementGutter and a SafeDri Triple were scheduled for installation. Our most popular drainage system, BasementGutter, is the ideal solution for most basement waterproofing applications. Unlike old-fashioned drain tile systems installed on the outside of the home, BasementGutter® is installed just underneath the perimeter edge of the basement floor. When you have a perimeter drainage system installed in your home, your sump pump is your main line of defense against a basement flood. If you can't count on your sump system to be powerful or reliable enough, then you can't count on a dry basement. And what good is the space if it gets wet? The SafeDri Triple sump pump is the answer! After installation of both the homeowner is resting comfortably knowing her water worries are a thing of the past!
After searching online for a contractor able to correct a failing wall, homeowner from Wyoming, MN made the call to the foundation experts at Innovative Basement Authority. Certified Field Inspector, Pete Salazar, met with the homeowner and readily assesed stage 3 shearing. The wall was directly under the garage and had a cinderblock casement. We had to act quickly to avoid a stage 4 disaster. IntelliBraces offered the best solution and installation resulted in a secure and stabilized wall. If you have cracks in your foundation - please call us. We can put your mind at ease and help you protect your largest investment.
Have you heard of PolyRenewal foam injection? It far surpasses mud-jacking with superior lift and we even offer a five year warranty! If you have a sunken garage apron, sidewalk, pool deck, patio or steps - call us today! We offer free estimates on all of our services.
Zak G. from Chanhassen reached out to Innovative Basement Authority to see what could be done about an approximte 28 foot long crack in this driveway. Certified Field Inspector, Jeremy Olson, met with Zak and inspected the concrete. Recommendations were made to simply seal the join with Joint Sealant. We also injected PolyRenewal foam along his sidewalk to correct the inward slant towards his home. Call to schedule your FREE estimate today!
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