Meet the Team
Resides: Cambridge, MN
Enjoys: Spending time with his two daughters, Alayna and Madison, four wheeling and dirt biking
Our Mission: 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. Matt takes personal responsibility to "wow" each customer and is a trusted and valued member of the Innovative Basement Authority team.
Homeowner from Apple Valley, MN, reached out to TEAM Innovative to see what we could offer her for repair of a floor-to-ceiling crack in her block wall. Certified Field Inspector, Larry Donnelly, met with the homeowner, inspected the basement and problem area and then explained our crack repair system. (At Innovative Basement Authority, we recommend the Foundation Crack Repair System, it's warrantied and a permanent solution.) The homeowner loved the product and the job was scheduled and completed with no bumps! She also invested in a dehumidifier to keep relative humidity at bay - especially during the summer months.
Bart S. of Mendota Heights, MN made the call to Innovative Basement Authority for foundation repair. He had a bowing foundation wall that we repaired with our engineered, warrantied IntelliBrace wall repair system. Another foundation stabilized in Mendota Heights, MN!
Homeowners from White Bear Lake contacted the TEAM at Innovative to see what we could do about their settled concrete sidewalk. Certified Field Inspector, Matthew Stromgren, visited the home and inspected the areas of concern. PolyRenewal foam injection was the perfect solution for them! Matthew explained the injection process, warranty information and reviewed costs. The job was scheduled and completed with great results!
Homeowner called Innovative Basement Authority to lift a corner of her garage apron that had settled about five inches. She wanted it lifted so that she could redo the black top on her driveway. Certified Field Inspector, Matthew Stromgren, visited the home and inspected the concrete. He consulted the homeowner on PolyRenewal foam injection, and she was impressed with the capabilities, so the job was scheduled with great results!
After numerous encounters with having a wet basement, homeowners in Hugo, MN knew they had to get the problem fixed. If water wasn't bad enough, the homeowners were also having a snake problem! The TEAM ended up installing BasementGutter and a SafeDri Triple sump pump. With this, the basement is now dry and the snakes will be relocated.
Homeowners in Burnsville, MN were experiencing tripping hazards due to the sinking staircase leading to their front door. They contacted Innovative to discuss their options and PolyRenewal injection was agreed upon. After the injection, the homeowners no longer have to worry about the tripping hazards.
After homeowners in Lindstrom, MN, had radon test levels come back at 6.6 - they made the call to Innovative Basement Authority for radon gas mitigation as well as crawlspace encapsulation. Matthew Stromgren, Certified Field Inspector, visted the homeowners and took a look at the crawlspace. The sump pump was located in the crawlspace and it had about a 2' x 2' opening access point.
CrawlSeal with drainage matting was recommended for encapsulation in conjunction with mitigation. The before and after pics are pretty impressive - and now the homeownwer can rest assured his home is healthy and dry!
Circle Pines, MN, homeowners called in to inquire on concrete lifting. They said they had about a 3x3 foot area of their sidewalk that had settled and they were looking to get it filled before the snow came. Certified Field Inspector, Matt Stromgren, met with the homeowners and inspected their area of concern. It was a perfect match for our PolyRenewal foam injection solution! No more tripping hazard there!
Barefoot is the worst way to stub a toe! Settled concrete around the Rush City Aquatic Center posed quite the tripping hazard so they called on the experts from Innovative Basement Authority for a solution. Certified Field Inspector, Matthew Stromgren, met with Jeanne K., to inspect the areas of concern. Matthew made recommendations for PolyRenewal foam injection to lift the concrete back to original position. He provided them with an estimate and it was accepted. The job was completed and turned out fantastic! No more stubbed toes due to settled concrete!
Looking to improve "the musty smell' in their rental unit, property owners called on TEAM Innovative to install the world's most effective dehumidifier, the dehumidifier. They were so thrilled with the results they want us to call back in the spring for additional work!
We made a world of difference in this Little Falls, MN basement. We waterproofed with a perimeter BasementGutter drainage system, a SafeDri Pro sump pump and by adding CrawlSeal moisture barrier to the walls. We also were able to permanently stabilize the foundation walls with our IntelliBrace foundation wall repair system. By protecting their investment this way - they not only added incredible resale value to their home, they noticed dramatic improvement to the comfort and air quality of their home.
Can you imagine having recurring standing water directly under your home, in your crawlspace? Imagine the smell and the damage it would cause to any wood structures. This is exactly what led this homeowner from Motley, MN to call us. We were able to install a crawlspace sump pump and encapsulate with our and warrantied CrawlSeal system. This project completely transformed the home, eliminating foul odors and keeping the relative humidity in check. Protect your largest investment, call 320-515-2200 today.
Morgan and Erik called TEAM Innovative after looking on line for a contractor to replace their egress windows. After meeting with our specialist, Casey, they chose to move forward with the Egress surrounds and Minnkota windows. We've since completed one and the other to be done next season. Both Morgan and Erik were thrilled with the improvement to their home and increased energy efficiency too!
After the passing of a Grafton, ND, homeowner, the family and trust company needed to place their trust in someone that could repair the foundation issues to prepare the home for sale. After seeing our ad on television and making a call to us, the listing agent involved met Certified Field Inspector, Brady Bergquist, at the property. The severity showed areas where half of the cinder blocks were broken and could be moved by hand. They also needed a new sump pump. We put a proposal together for wall anchors, Carbon Fiber and a SafeDri Triple sump pump. It was accepted and the job was scheduled. The family, realtor and trust company were all very pleased with the work and the home was ready to be listed. Families don't always come to us under the best circumstances. Please know that we will be honest and respectful, and that the job will be done correctly. We are redefining the industry!
Basement waterproofing client from Grafton, ND reached out to the TEAM at Innovative via email. She had water in her basement and it had been coming in for at least 6 months. She also complained of cracks along the floor on the basement walls and that is where she thought the water was getting in. Jason Kratcha, Certified Field Inspector, visited with the homeowner and it was decided that a BasementGutter Drainage System would be installed along the perimeter of the basement and paired with our, high-effiency SafeDri Triple sump pump. During installation it was noticed her water heater was also leaking so we made sure to slope the concrete so that it would run into the drainage system. Unfortunately - we broke on of her basement steps as it was rotten from water! All in all the customer was very happy with the waterproofing and the installation, she can now put water worries out of her mind!
After test results showed high levels of radon in their home, homeowners in Jamestown, ND had Innovative install a radon mitigation system.
Ashely, ND homeowner contacted Innovative THREE times for THREE separate projects. We love that! Here is the before and afters of our most recent project - egress surrounds. If you have outdated egress windows - call us today!
Home in Bismarck, ND gains a new and improved crawl space area.
Bismarck, ND home gets a crawl space update.
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