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The workers deserve praise and good wages for their work ethics and long hours.
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I am very happy with your company!!
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Rick has been around the construction industry his entire life and knows the importance of doing things right the first time. After seeing the integrity and quality of work that American Waterworks has, he knew it was the team he wanted to join.
American Waterworks recognized Rick’s abilities and introduced him to the cutting edge products offered by Basement Systems and Foundation Supportworks. He quickly realized the ability to further his goals by becoming a part of the team as a System Design Specialist.
Rick has been thoroughly trained and has earned the highly esteemed titles of “Certified Waterproofing Professional” and “Certified Foundation Professional”. Rick now takes great pride in educating his customers and being a professional they can trust to solve their home’s foundation troubles.
American Waterworks Basement Systems is the exclusive regional dealer for the Basement Systems International Waterproofing Contractor Network - a group of over 350 of the best moisture control contractors in the world. American Waterworks is also a member of the Foundation Supportworks Network of Dealers. By being a member of these elite groups, American Waterworks is able to provide their customers with top of the line patented products, training, and support.
Rick enjoys meeting with customers and designing solutions that fit the needs of their home.
Robert K. in Cashton, WI had several cracks in the walls in his basement and was concerned about the pressure that was being put on his foundation. He started looking into foundation repair contractors and was glad to learn that American Waterworks is the leading contractor in foundation repair in the region. We sent our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, to his home to evaluate the situation and propose a unique solution to fit his needs and goals. Robert approved of the plan and moved forward with an installation date.
Our Foreman, Cole Brinkman, and production crew got to work installing our Geo-Lock Channel Anchor System. They started the process by drilling small holes through the brick wall for long metal rods to be inserted. The rods are then stabilized on each end with a channel anchor. The Channel Anchor System provides a permanent solution for bowing, buckling, tilting, or inward-moving foundation walls that are demonstrating signs of extreme wall failure. This solution includes a channel anchor that mounts on the foundation floor and wall for optimal bracing and failure protection. Robert can rest easy knowing that his foundation is now permanently stabilized.
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A homeowner in Merrillan, WI was having trouble with some old windows in their basement. Every time it rained, the windows would leak water into the basement. The homeowner was tired of cleaning it up and needed a more permanent solution. They decided to call American Waterworks to find a fix to the problem!
We were able to prevent any further water damage to their basement by installing several new windows. In addition to the windows, American Waterworks also installed several Sunhouses that go over the window outside. It made their basement a brighter, more pleasant space in their home.
A homeowner in La Crosse, WI was concerned of the trip hazard that their sunken driveway has caused when entering into their home. American Waterworks was able to raise the concrete slab back up to it's original position and the homeowner was absolutely thrilled.
Larry M. in La Crescent, MN had a bowing foundation wall in his basement. He was concerned that his wall was no longer stable and that it was putting pressure on the foundation of the home. He knew how expensive it can be to replace and entire foundation, so he decided he needed to have a professional take a look and see what his options were. One of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, went onsite to give him a free estimate. Rick recommended installing 5 Geo-Lock wall anchors on Larry's bowing foundation wall.
Larry was pleased to discover that our wall anchors are backed by a lifetime warranty, which made him comfortable having them installed. Larry could already see the difference in stability of that wall once the anchors were tightened. Larry now has peace of mind knowing his wall has been permanently been secured and stabilized.
If you have a bowing or cracked wall, contact us for your free estimate!
Bridget in Ossian, IA was trying to sell her home that she had lived in for 25 years. The buyer was concerned about a cracked wall in the garage and wanted to have it inspected. Bridget’s realtor got her in touch with American Waterworks to help with her foundation problem. One of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, went onsite to give her a FREE inspection and design a solution.
Rick recommended that she have us install PowerBraces along the damaged wall to permanently stabilize it. Bridget and the buyer agreed to have the project completed, so they scheduled the installation.
Our production team installed the four PowerBraces in the garage and left the homeowner with a tightening kit to continue straightening the wall over time. Our foundation repair systems are backed by a lifetime warranty, so she is confident in their decision to go with American Waterworks. The homeowner is pleased with the results and she is glad her foundation wall in now secure.
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A Winona, MN homeowner reached out to us at a home show with concerns of the condition of their basement windows. American Waterworks was able to overcome their concerns with our premium EverLast basement windows and SunHouse Basement Window Enclosure.
Tiffany S. in Winona, MN saw that water had started seeping into her basement through her walls and windows. The water that was pooling in her basement was creating a musty smell throughout the home and was starting to cause damage to her basement. While researching professional waterproofing contractors, she came across American Waterworks. She called us and set up a time for our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, to come onsite and give her a free estimate. Rick developed a thorough plan to fully waterproof her basement.
Foreman, Hugo Sanchez, and his crew installed a full perimeter of WaterGuard, a TripleSafe sump pump, 5 EverLast basement windows, our CleanSpace wall system, and a full perimeter of rim joist spray foam insulation. The combination of these waterproofing products created a dry, clean and livable space for Tiffany. Our waterproofing system is guaranteed for a lifetime, so Tiffany will always have peace of mind that her basement is completely protected from water.
Tiffany S. in Winona, MN was suffering from a wet basement. Her basement was humid, and the water had created a musty smell that spread through her entire house. She was concerned about the air quality, and the damage that the water was causing to her home, so she contacted us for a FREE estimate. We quickly sent our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, to her home so that he could inspect the situation and provide her with a solution. Rick developed a thorough waterproofing plan, specifically designed for her needs. She was pleased with the proposal, so she scheduled the installation.
Our Foreman, Hugo Sanchez, and his crew installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system to drain the water to the TripleSafe sump pump. Then, they installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier to protect the walls from moisture and potential mold growth. Lastly, they sprayed the rim joists with our spray foam insulation to protect from water seeping in and to make it an energy efficient space. The installation only took a couple of days, but our waterproofing system is guaranteed for a lifetime, so Tiffany will benefit from her waterproofing system for many years to come.
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A homeowner in Rushford, MN, called us with concerns that their concrete apron to the garage and side walk adjacent to the garage needed to be leveled due to water seepage.
Roger L. owned a home in Strum, WI that he was using as an income property. He decided that he wanted to sell the house, so he didn’t have to deal with renting it out anymore. He knew that before he could put it on the market, he would have to make some repairs to the home, including repairing the foundation. He had two cracked walls in his basement, one of which had started bowing inward. Over the years he noticed it gradually getting worse and worse and he decided it was time to call American Waterworks to learn more about our foundation repair solutions and get a FREE estimate.
One of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, went onsite to inspect his walls and develop the right solution for his specific needs. Rick concluded that the best repair option would be to install wall anchors, and Roger agreed. A couple of weeks later, our production crew arrived at the home to start the installation. They drilled small holes through the damaged block foundation and inserted long metal rods through the wall and into the soil surrounding the home. They secured both ends of the metal rods with anchor plates and tightened them as far as they could go. Once the anchors were tightened, the walls began to straighten and stabilize. The anchors should continue to be tightened over to time to continuously improve the strength of the foundation.
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A homeowner in Mondovi, MN reached out to American Waterworks because they were interested in our PolyLEVELing systems to raise their sunken concrete garage approach, their sidewalk to leading to the front porch as well as the slab near the rear door to the garage. American Waterworks was able to lift each slab without any complications and the homeowner was thrilled.
Donald D. in Spring Valley, MN had a bowing foundation wall in his basement and decided it was time to have it looked at by a professional to try and prevent any further damage. Donald had worked with us before and had a good experience, so he trusted that we would be able solve his foundation problem. He met with our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, for a FREE estimate. Rick determined that the best solution would be to install 4 wall anchors to stabilize the wall. Donald agreed that was the best course of action, so he scheduled the installation.
The installation took a day to complete and Donald was able to see the dramatic change in the stability of the wall once the anchors were tightened. Donald was glad that he chose to permanently protect his foundation from further deterioration instead of having to potentially replaced the entire foundation.
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Faith Lutheran Church of Wabasha in Minnesota had a sunken and uneven sidewalk. They were concerned that people would trip and fall because of it, so they started to look into concrete repair contractors. They saw a commercial for American Waterworks and they were interested in learning more about our concrete repair option. They contacted us for a FREE estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, to the Church to provide them with a solution. They were happy to learn that our PolyLevel concrete repair solution is durable, faster and more affordable than traditional concrete repair. They decided this was the best option and felt that our company was a good fit for them, so they set a date for the installation.
Our PolyLevel experts, Brandon Wiskow and Jared Wroblewski, drilled penny-sized holes into the concrete slabs where the concrete needed to be raised. They injected the PolyLevel foam into the holes in the concrete until the slabs were raised and level. Lastly, they filled the cracks in the concrete with our Nexus Pro sealant. The process only took a couple hours, and now the Church will be able to enjoy level concrete for years to come!
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A homeowner in Rochester, MN purchased a home with a detached garage. Over time, the garage floor had developed some cracks, and a large section of the concrete broke off and dropped down approximately 5 inches.
American Waterworks was able to lift the garage floor back to its original position with our trusted PolyLevel system. To make it stand out even more, our crew filled the remaining cracks with NexusPro sealant for a flawless finish.
Now the garage floor is even and smooth!
Joe B. in Rochester, MN noticed that after the seasons changed from winter to spring, his driveway had sunk. Causing an uneven surface from his driveway to his garage. Joe started to research concrete repair contractors and he came across our PolyLevel foam injection solution on our website.
He was interested in learning more about it to see if it was the right fit for his needs. Our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, went onsite to do a FREE estimate for him. Joe was pleased to find out that our PolyLevel foam injection is a more affordable and faster solution than traditional concrete repair, while still being durable.
The foam injection took a couple of hours and Joe was able to see the transformation right away since our PolyLevel cures within 30 minutes of the injection. Joe no longer has to worry about the safety hazard of uneven concrete.
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Angie, a homeowner in Rochester MN, called us after having trouble with another local concrete leveling contractor. They collected her money and never showed up to do the work. American Waterworks was more than happy to step in and level off their sunken stoop.
Tim F. in Rochester, MN noticed a slight bow and some cracking throughout the walls in his basement. While researching foundation repair options, he contacted American Waterworks for a FREE estimate. We sent our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, to his home to inspect the foundation and provide Tim with a solution. He was happy with Rick’s proposal and the CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System that we offer. He set a date with our production crew to install the project!
Our Foreman, Arturo, and his crew installed the series of straps across the foundation walls to halt further movement and cracks. CarbonArmor® straps are a quick, affordable way to stabilize block and poured concrete walls that have cracked and that are showing signs of bowing. And because the straps don’t protrude from the wall, the repair can be easily covered with mortar, paint, or light wall panels. The installation process moved quickly, and Tim was happy with the result. He is glad he made the investment to protect the foundation of his home.
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Laurie N. in Rochester, MN was aware of the cracked and bowing walls in her basement, and she was concerned about the pressure this was putting on the foundation along with the potential damage it could cause. She was ready to start looking for a foundation repair contractor and was glad to see that we specialize in foundation repair. She contacted us and set an appointment for a FREE onsite estimate.
We sent a Design Specialist to her home to evaluate the situation and find the right solution. In order to protect her foundation, our Design Specialist recommended that we install 12 Geo-Lock Wall Anchors around the foundation of her home. She knew how costly it could be to replace a foundation entirely, so she decided it was in her best interest to permanently stabilize the walls.
The installation took a few days, however, our foundation repair products are backed by a lifetime warranty, so Laurie will never again have to worry about the stability of her home.
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Julie L. in Rochester, MN started noticing the squeaky, uneven floors in her home and was concerned about the stability of her crawl space and foundation. She researched foundation repair contractors and was happy to see that we are a local company and experts in crawl space repair. She contacted us for a FREE estimate, and we sent our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, to meet with her and evaluate her situation. She approved of the proposed solution and scheduled an installation date.
Our production crew installed 9 SmartJack Crawl Space Stabilizers and a supplemental beam throughout the crawl space to stabilize and level the sagging beams. The SmartJacks provide supplemental support to failing structures and can lift failing floor joists back to their original position. The crawl space support system can be installed year-round and in the tightest of crawl spaces! Julie’s peace of mind has been restored, knowing she’ll no longer have to worry about the structural integrity of her crawl space.
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Client was noticing a sizable distance between the front porch door and the concrete slab below.
A homeowner in Rochester, MN was experiencing settlement on several cement slabs near their garage door. The excessive gap between the driveway and the garage floor caused their car's shocks to be tested every time they were entering and exiting the property.
American Waterworks was able to level off the cement slabs with our trusted PolyLevel system, eliminating the excessive gap between the garage floor and driveway and preventing any futher trip hazards on their property.
Thomas P. in Rochester, MN started looking into having his crawl space encapsulated because he noticed that he was losing energy from that space and that moisture had started accumulating in there. While researching contractors that could help him with this, he found American Waterworks and thought we looked like a good fit for him. He contacted us and we sent one of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, to his home to give him a free estimate and provide him with a solution.
Thomas was pleased with Rick's plan and the crawl space encapsulation products that we offer, so he set a date with us to install our CleanSpace barrier. Our production crew installed our TerraBlock insulation on the crawl space floor and then installed CleanSpace on top of it and along the walls. This ensures that no heat will be leaving the crawl space and wasting energy. It also protects the crawl space from any moisture building up and protects the air quality in the home.
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Ken I. in Rochester, MN was tired of having an uneven driveway and when he visited our booth at a local home show to learn more about our concrete repair, he decided to have one of our Design Specialists out to give him a FREE estimate. Our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, inspected his concrete and developed a specialized concrete repair plan for his driveway. Ken was pleased to learn the our PolyLevel concrete repair solution is a durable, faster and more affordable option than traditional concrete repair, so he scheduled the project.
Our PolyLevel experts, Jared Wroblewski and Trevor Ellingson, drilled very small holes into the concrete and injected the PolyLevel foam through the holes until the concrete was level. Lastly, they sealed the cracks in the driveway with our NexusPro sealant, which gives the driveway a nice, finished look. The process took about half a day and Ken was happy with how non-invasive it was. Ken can now enjoy a beautiful and level driveway for years to come!
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Jeff S. in Rochester, MN was tired of having a sunken driveway that was causing a trip hazard. The driveway had sunk a couple of inches below the concrete garage floor. He saw one of our vehicles and was glad to see that we offer concrete repair, so he contacted us to receive a FREE estimate! Our Design Specialist, Rick Weber, went to his home to inspect his concrete problem and develop a solution. Jeff was pleased to learn the our PolyLevel concrete repair solution is a durable, faster and more affordable option that traditional concrete repair, so he scheduled the project.
Our PolyLevel experts, Brandon Wiskow and Troy Johnson, drilled very small holes into the concrete and injected the PolyLevel foam through the holes until the concrete was raised and level with the garage floor. Lastly, they sealed the cracks in the driveway with our NexusPro sealant, which gives the driveway a nice, finished look. The process took about half a day and Jeff was happy with how non-invasive it was. Jeff can now enjoy a beautiful and level driveway for years to come!
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Shannon G. in Oronoco, MN had a large crack in the foundation wall on the back of his garage. He knew that he would be taking a large risk if he chose to wait to repair his foundation, because it could fail at any time, and become a much larger expense. He started researching foundation repair companies when he saw an advertisement for American Waterworks. He decided to call us for a FREE estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, to his home to inspect his foundation problem and find a solution. Rick talked him through his options and he developed a plan that was the most beneficial for him. After meeting with Rick and getting his questions and concerns addressed, Shannon felt that we were the best fit for him, so he scheduled a date for the installation.
Our crew installed 4 wall anchors from the outside of his garage into the soil underneath the concrete in the garage. They drilled long rods through the brick until they hit supportive soil. They removed the concrete in the garage where they would need to put on the plates for the anchors. They installed the plates on either end of the rod and tightened the anchors. Lastly, they replaced the concrete and cleaned up their work area. The anchors secure and stabilize the wall. They continue to straighten the walls and can be tightened over time as the wall gradually moves back into place. Our foundation repair systems are guaranteed for a lifetime, so Shannon can rest easy knowing he chose a permanent solution to protect the foundation of his home.
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Ms. Nolte had a deteriorating foundation wall at her home in Dexter, MN. Design Specialist, Rick Weber, developed a plan to restore her wall by spraying on our wall recovery solution to prevent any further deterioration.
A homeowner in Pine Island, MN noticed that their driveway had dropped several inches from it's original position, next to the garage. American Waterworks was able to successfully level the driveway with our trusted PolyLEVEL system. Once the slab was raised, our Team filled the gap with Nexus Pro joint sealer to prevent any further shifting.
The slab before the front steps was sinking more and more with time. American Waterworks was able to level the concrete slab back to its original position.
A client in Austin MN noticed a significant drop in a concrete slab the was poured in front of his garage door. The homeowner was worried the slab would keep sinking so they contacted American Waterworks. We came out and installed our PolyLEVEL® solution which raised the driveway back even with the garage.
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