Des Moines, IA 50316
Foundation Repair, Basement Waterproofing & Crawlspace Encapsulation
Dry Basement® Foundation Repair is Iowa's premier foundation repair and basement waterproofing contractor. Since 1975 we have fixed over 32,000 leaky settling foundations, bowed walls, basements, crawlspaces and unfinished basements.
We provide service to all of Iowa including Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Dubuque, Mason City, Ft. Dodge, Sioux City and many more Iowa towns. For a free consultation and repair estimate contact us.
If you have a sinking or settling foundation we can repair it permanently. In almost 40 years in business, we have stabilized and raised thousands of homes and structures. Unstable soil that expands during rainy periods and contracts during periods of drought causes foundations to settle vertically. After the placement of over 14,000 patented HouseHolder® Steel Piers without a single failure using materials we created, and installation procedures we designed, we can fix your problem for good!Learn More
Bowed Wall Repair
Walls bow primarily due to expanding soil, poor drainage, and negative grade adjacent to the basement wall. When it rains or snow melts, the water collects next to the wall instead of draining away. As water saturates the soil adjacent to the wall, the moisture content of the expansive soil is increased and the soil expands putting enormous amounts of stress on the outside of the foudation wall, causing it to crack and move inward.Learn More
A wet, leaky basement is a reality for many homeowners in Iowa. Since 1975, Dry Basement® has installed over 32,000 waterproofing drainage systems. Dry Basement® can put an end to your worries about mess and water damage every time it rains. Our name says it all.Learn More
A quality sump pump is the most important component of any effective waterproofing drainage system. There have been a lot of recent improvements in the sump pump systems. The modern pumps systems we offer have multiple pumps units, battery backup in case the power goes out and sealed sump basins to ensure no hazardous Radon gas can escape into your living space.Learn More
Crawl Space Encapsulation
Until recently almost every dirt crawl space that was built had air flowing freely from the outside into the crawl space. This practice wasted an amazing amount of costly energy, allowing musty air, moisture, and insects to freely enter your living environment. In the past ten years many homeowners have realized all the benefits that encapsulation offers. The International Building Code (IRC) now requires that crawlspace vents are sealed.Learn More
Basement Finishing & Remodeling
Dry Basement® has developed a patent pending wall system designed to make finishing your basement very affordable. We call it the Magic Wall System® and designed it with the knowledge that using inorganic material below grade level is critical. The Magic Wall System® is designed to be highly water and fire resistant, save energy costs and provide a beautiful, finished basement at the same or less than the cost of traditional "stick" remodeling work.Learn More