Jesus has been with American Waterworks since June of 2008. Prior to joining our team, he gained experience installing drywall and framing of homes. His day to day includes installing our waterproofing and foundation repair systems. He makes sure each project gets completed properly and in a timely manner. He enjoys working for American Waterworks because he likes to travel and meet new people each day. He also enjoys the people he works with.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family. We are thrilled to have Jesus as a part of our team!
Mark S. in New Lisbon, WI had a dirt crawlspace under his home. Moisture was the main concern and was leading to air quality concerns in the living space. The exposed soil was also a significant heat loss concern. He started looking into crawl space encapsulation and contacted American Waterworks for a FREE estimate. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, to evaluate the situation and propose a unique solution to fit Mark’s needs.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew began the project by removing the debris from the crawl space. Then, drainage matting was placed on the dirt soil, and Terra Block insulation was place on top to create a thermal barrier. Next, the crew installed the rim joist insulation, Cleanspace vapor barrier on the floor, and Foamax wall insulation on the walls to create an airtight barrier between the soil below and the building materials. Mark is glad he chose a long-term solution to protect his home from the consequences that typically come with having a dirt crawl space.
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Elinor in Onalaska, WI had water leaking into her basement. She was concerned about the damage that the water was causing and interested in our French drain products, so she called us for a free estimate. One of our Design Specialists went to her home to inspect her basement and design a solution. We recommended that she have our full perimeter WaterGuard system installed to ensure that her basement would be permanently waterproofed. Elinor liked the proposal that we presented to her, so she scheduled the installation.
Our production team started the installation by removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement. Then, they laid the WaterGuard drainage system and connected it to her existing sump pump. The drainage system now properly guides water to the sump pump, and from there the water is expelled from the home. Now Elinor wil be able to enjoy a dry basement for many years to come. She is glad she chose to invest in the protection of her home.
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Tom O. in Taylor, WI was suffering from a wet basement. Water was seeping through the block foundation and pooling on the floor. He did his research and contacted American Waterworks for a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists met with Tom, evaluated the situation, and proposed a solution to fit his needs. Tom approved of the plan and scheduled the project.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew removed the concrete around the perimeter of the basement floor, laid the WaterGuard drainage system, installed our recommended TripleSafe sump pump, and then filled back the gaps with rock. The discharge line was installed in the yard and they replaced the concrete in the basement. The process only took one day to complete, and Tom is glad he made the investment to protect his basement.
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.
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Tim K. in Holmen, WI was experiencing a damp crawl space. He was concerned about the potential damage and health problems that having a wet crawl space could cause, so he started researching contractors would could waterproof his crawl space. He came across American Waterworks on the internet and decided to call us for a free estimate. Design Specialist, Mac Cole, went onsite to develop the best waterproofing plan to fit Tim's needs.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his crew installed drainage matting, SilverGlo, TerraBlock, CleanSpace and spray foam rim joist insulation to ensure that his crawl space was completely sealed and water would no longer be able to seep into that space. He was pleased with how his crawl space had been transformed.
Ken H. in Osseo, WI had two walls in his basement that were cracked and bowing inward. He was concerned that the bowing walls were putting a lot of pressure on his foundation, and he wanted to have it taken care of before it got worse. He contacted the foundation repair experts at American Waterworks, and we sent one of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, to his home to give him a free estimate and provide him with a solution. Chad recommended that we install wall anchors to permanently stabilize his walls and Ken agreed, so they scheduled the installation.
Our production team installed 9 walls anchors along the two bowing walls. The anchors provide stability to the wall because they are drilled deep into the soil surrounding the home. The anchors also start to straighten the wall and the anchors can continue to be tightened over time, if need be. Our wall anchors are backed by a lifetime warranty, so Ken is glad he chose a permanent solution to protect the foundation of his home.
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Mrs. Fenner contacted American Waterworks after being tired of the same old leak in her basement every time it rained. Our System Design Specialist, Chad, was able to design a comprehensive plan to avoid any future water damage by recommending 135 feet of WaterGuard and two SuperSump sump pumps.
Teresa O. in Eau Claire, WI had water leaking into her basement and a cracked and bowing foundation wall. She was concerned about the stability of her home and wanted to address the problems before they got any worse, so she contacted American Waterworks to receive a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, created a thorough foundation repair and waterproofing plan to restore her basement, and Teresa chose to move forward with the project.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew installed our WaterGuard drainage system, our SuperSump sump pump, and Geo-Lock wall anchors. The project took a couple days to complete, but Teresa’s basement is now permanently protected, and her peace of mind is restored.
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Jim Grinder in Eau Claire, WI had a bowing foundation wall that was concerning him. He felt it was important to have a foundation repair expert take a look at it, so he gave American Waterworks a call. One of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, went to Jim’s home to provide him with a free onsite estimate. Chad recommended that we install wall anchors to permanently stabilize his wall. Jim was pleased with the proposal that Chad put together, so he decided to move forward with the installation.
Our production team started the installation process by drilling holes into the brick wall and inserting long metal rods that go into the soil outside of the home. Then, the rod is secured with anchors on each end. Once they tightened the anchors, the wall started to straighten. The anchors can continue to be tightened over time, to continue straightening the wall. Jim’s wall in now secure because of the wall anchor installation, and he has confidence that he chose the right company because our foundation repair products are backed by a lifetime warranty.
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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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Mr. Nelson was experiencing water seeping up through the crack of his basement floor in Eau Galle, WI. American Waterworks recommended a full perimeter waterproofing solution including our SuperSump sump pump system which includes a water watch alarm to prevent further water damage and gives peace of mind to Mr. Nelson.
A homeowner in Rochester, MN had previously used our services to install their waterproofing system. They noticed their wall was bowing in their basement and they looked up American Waterworks right away.
Donald R. in Rochester, MN contacted American Waterworks after he saw one of our commercials on TV. He had cracked and slightly bowing foundation walls, and he was concerned about the structural integrity of his house. He knew how much replacing his foundation entirely could be, and he wanted to fix the problem before it got any worse. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Ryan Powell, to his home to inspect the situation and develop a unique solution.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew installed 17 CarbonArmor straps along the foundation to reinforce the bowing walls. The CarbonArmor system utilizes epoxy and carbon fiber straps to strengthen and stabilize the foundation walls. The CarbonArmor reinforcement becomes part of the wall structure and can be hidden with a coat of paint. Donald’s foundation has been stabilized, and his peace of mind restored!
Bridget M. in Racine, MN noticed that her floor had started sagging and realized that it was because her crawl space was not properly supported. She saw an advertisement for American Waterworks and was interested to learn more about our crawl space repair solutions. She contacted us for a FREE estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Dustin Loftus, to her home to inspect her crawl space and recommend a solution. Bridget was pleased with Dustin’s proposal, so she scheduled the installation.
Our crew installed 12 SmartJacks and a supplemental beam in her crawl space to raise the floor back to its original position and provide permanent support. Our SmartJacks are guaranteed for a lifetime, so Bridget is confident that she chose the best long-term option to support her crawl space.
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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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Chris P. in Grafton, IA had an old sump pump and a Beaver System in his home, but he still had water leaking through the foundation into his finished basement. Unfortunately, the water had caused damaged to his drywall and flooring. He contacted American Waterworks and we sent one of our Design Specialists, Dylan Woitas, to his home to provide a permanent solution. He approved of the plan and moved forward with an installation date.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew removed the damaged portion of the drywall and then removed the concrete around the perimeter of the basement floor to create a trench for our WaterGuard drainage system. They laid the WaterGuard around the perimeter of the basement, so the water would be properly guided to our recommended TripleSafe sump pump. Then, they filled back the gaps around the WaterGuard with rock and replaced the concrete. They installed our EverLast half-wall restoration system, which includes metal studs and an inorganic, mold-resistant wall product that replaces the bottom 32" of the drywall. This is a permanent solution for water-damaged dry wall! Chris was pleased with the results and glad he can now enjoy a clean, healthy basement!
Sheral in Clear Lake, IA was suffering from a wet, musty basement. After learning about the services our company offers, she scheduled an appointment with one of our Design Specialists, Dylan Woitas, to receive a FREE estimate. Dylan walked her through her options and answered her questions and concerns. She was pleased with the thorough plan that Dylan created, so she decided to have our waterproofing system installed.
One of our Foremen, Jesus Covarrubias, and his crew installed 43 ft. of our WaterGuard drainage system along the perimeter of her basement floor. They connected the drainage system to her SuperSump sump pump that we installed. The WaterGuard properly guides water to the sump pump and from there, the water is pushed through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Lastly, they installed Foamax basement wall panels, which made the basement a bright and comfortable space. The Foamax wall panels insulate her basement and provide her with savings on her energy bill. Sheral is pleased with the transformation and is confident that her basement will remain dry!
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Sheral A. from Clear Lake, IA contacted American Waterworks after seeing one of our yard signs in her neighbor’s lawn. Water was leaking into her basement creating a damp and unhealthy space. She was concerned about the health implications and wanted a professional opinion. We sent our Design Specialist, Dylan Woitas, to meet with Sheral and inspect her home. Dylan recommended our waterproofing system and was also able to set Sheral up with a radon test while he was there. Unfortunately, the results came back high, but we assured her that our radon mitigation system can easily be installed alongside her waterproofing project with no need to contact another contractor.
Our production crew began the waterproofing project with installing our WaterGuard drainage system and our SuperSump sump pump. Next, they installed the Foamax Insulation Panels on the walls for energy bill savings and moisture protection. Then, our Foreman, Dakota Merchlewitz, successfully installed the radon mitigation system by creating a suction point through the sump pit and running the piping up and out of the home. A fan is installed to ensure the radon gas is pushed up and away. Sheral was impressed with the installation, and her peace of mind has been restored!
Chad M. in Hollandale, MN noticed that a wall in his basement had cracked and was bowing inward. He was concerned about the pressure this was putting on his foundation and the potential damage it could cause, so he started looking for a foundation repair contractor. He saw a commercial for American Waterworks and was glad to see that we specialize in foundation repair. He contacted us and set an appointment for a FREE onsite estimate.
We sent a Design Specialist to his home to evaluate the situation and find a solution. While onsite, our Design Specialist noticed that another wall in his basement was also bowing. In order to protect his foundation, our Design Specialist recommended that we install 5 wall anchors and 9 wall braces. Chad knew how costly it can be to replace a foundation, so he decided it was in his best interest to permanently stabilize his walls.
The installation took a few days, however, our foundation repair products are backed by a lifetime warranty, so Chad will never again have to worry about the stability of his foundation. Chad is glad he chose to protect his home for the long-term.
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Lori K. in Albert Lea, MN had an older home, and she was concerned about the stability of the foundation and the water leaking into her basement. She found American Waterworks in the phone book and gave us a call. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Ryan Powell, to meet with Lori, evaluate the situation, and propose the best solution. Lori was impressed with Ryan’s presentation, and she moved forward with the project.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production team were successfully able to stabilize Lori’s foundation with the installation of 10 Geo-Lock Wall Anchors around the deteriorating foundation. They began the waterproofing project by removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement and installing 100 feet of our WaterGuard drainage system. Next, they installed the SuperSump sump pump with a battery backup and the CleanSpace vapor barrier along the walls to further protect the space from mold and moisture. Lastly, they installed the SaniDry dehumidifier to take care of any humidity and cleaned up their work area. Lori was pleased with the entire process and is glad she made the investment to protect her home!
A homeowner in Hudson, WI contacted us after deciding to cleanup his crawlspace where his HVAC system was housed. The crawlspace is now more energy efficient and free of any debris, allergens, and most importantly, moisture.
Janet S. in Osceola, WI contacted American Waterworks because she was concerned about the water that was leaking into the corner of her basement, and she had a bowing foundation wall. She was tired of cleaning up after heavy rains, and she was concerned about the stability of her home. We sent one of our Design Specialists to meet with Janet, evaluate the situation, and propose a unique solution. Janet was impressed with the plan and moved forward with an installation date.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew were able to stabilize the foundation wall by installing 7 Geo-Lock anchors along the wall. The wall anchors can be tightened over time to further straighten the foundation wall and pull it back to its original position. Next, the crew waterproofed the basement by first removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement and installing our WaterGuard drainage system. Then, they installed our recommended TripleSafe sump pump and SaniDry dehumidifier. The crew finished the job with installing our CleanSpace wall vapor barrier to give the space a bright, clean look. Janet was pleased with the results, and glad she can now enjoy a dry basement!
John B. in Stillwater, MN had an added-on porch that had started settling. The concrete had started to sink, and the foundation walls were cracked. He was concerned about water and pests coming in, as well as the pressure the it was putting on his foundation. He started to research possible solutions and he came across the American Waterworks website.
He contacted us to receive a FREE estimate, so we sent our Design Specialist, Chad Johnson, to his home to inspect his foundation and design a solution. Chad worked closely with John to create a solution that was the best fit for his needs. John liked the proposal that Chad presented to him, so he chose to move forward with repairing his foundation.
Our production crew installed 6 wall anchors underneath the porch and CarbonArmor over the cracks in the wall. They also injected PolyLevel foam to raise the concrete around the foundation and make it a level surface. The combination of these foundation and concrete repair products have stabilized John’s foundation. He now has peace of mind that his porch is secure. He is glad he chose to invest in the protection of his most important asset.
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The Val Croix Home Owner’s Association in Stillwater, MN contacted American Waterworks after being referred by a previous satisfied customer. The condominium had water seeping into the underground garage. The association knew they needed a permanent solution, and our Design Specialist, Dylan Woitas, was happy to evaluate the situation and propose a solution to fit their needs.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew began the waterproofing project by removing the concrete along the perimeter of the water-damaged wall to make a trench for our WaterGuard drainage system. Next, they installed our SuperSump sump pump in the corner, and our BrightWall rigid plastic paneling along the walls. BrightWall is 100% waterproof, durable, washable, and will not support the growth of mold or rot. The association is pleased with the results and confident they chose the best solution!
After purchasing their Forest City, IA home, Matt & Jenni decided to contact American Waterworks to have a new sump pump installed in their basement after realizing the DIY version wasn't keeping up with the demands of their home. American Waterworks was a no-brainer for these two, as our Team had previously installed our Geo-Lock Foundation Wall Anchor reinforcement system in the home back in 2013.
Christina M. in Forest City, IA noticed some cracking and bowing of her basement wall and was concerned about the pressure that was being put on her foundation. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Ryan Powell, to inspect her home and provide her with the best solution. Ryan developed a thorough, unique proposal to permanently restore her foundation. Christina approved of the plan and scheduled the installation.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his production crew drilled small holes through the failing block foundation and into the soil surrounding the home. They secured each end of the metal rods with anchor plates and tightened them as far as they would go. Wall anchors should be tightened over time to continue the process of straightening the damaged wall. Having wall anchors installed saved this foundation from failing completely and now Christina’s peace of mind is restored knowing her foundation is permanently stabilized.
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Maren R. in Farmington, MN had a foundation wall in the basement that had a long, horizontal crack through it near the top. The wall had started to bow inward so Maren decided that it was time to reach out to a professional. They contacted American Waterworks to receive a FREE estimate, so we sent our Design Specialist, Jeremy Radtke, to inspect the home. Jeremy determined that the best solution to repair the foundation would be to install wall anchors. Maren was pleased with Jeremy’s design and the proposal, so they scheduled the installation.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his crew installed 8 Geo-Lock wall anchors along the wall. This immediately halted any further deterioration of the wall, and once the anchors were completely tightened, the wall began to straighten. The installation took two days to complete, but having the anchors installed has restored Maren’s peace of mind. This permanent foundation repair solution is far more efficient and cost-effective than replacing the foundation.
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Greg B. in Hugo, MN had two bowing walls in his basement. He had noticed the bowing was getting worse over time and he was concerned about the pressure it was putting on his foundation, so he started to look for a foundation repair contractor.
He found American Waterworks’ website and was happy to see that we have many years of experience with foundation repair. He contacted us to receive a FREE estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, to his home to inspect his problem and find a solution. Chad developed a thorough plan to stabilize the walls with a combination of both wall anchors and wall braces. Greg liked the proposal that Chad developed, and he felt we were a good fit for his needs, so they scheduled a date for the installation.
Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his crew installed 9 wall braces along one of the walls and 5 wall anchors on the other. The combination of these foundation repair products straightened, and stabilized Greg’s foundation. The project took a couple of days, but Greg can rest easy knowing he invested in a permanent solution to his foundation problem.
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Doug G. in North Branch, MN had a dirt crawl space that was high in moisture and was letting energy out of his home, therefore wasting his money. A friend referred him to American Waterworks because they had previously had a great experience while working with us. Doug decided to check us out, and he contacted us for a FREE estimate. We were happy to send one of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, to his home to inspect his problem and provide a solution. Chad developed a thorough waterproofing plan for his crawl space that would permanently keep the space clean and energy efficient. Doug was happy with the proposal, so they scheduled a time for our crew to do the install.
Our production team installed drainage matting, a SmartDrain, our CleanSpace vapor barrier, and TerraBlock. The combination of these waterproofing products protect the space from losing energy, moisture accumulating, and the potential of mold growth. The project only took a day to complete, and this solution will last for the lifetime of the home. Doug is glad he chose to invest in the long-term protection of his home, and the cost savings that come with having an energy efficient space.
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Jeff H. in Minneapolis was concerned about his retaining wall that was severely cracked and bowing. Jeff started seeking out help to solve his foundation problem, and a trusted contractor recommended that he contact American Waterworks to get a FREE estimate.
He contacted us, and we sent our Design Specialist, Shane Nephew, to his home to assess his retaining wall and provide him with a solution. Shane worked with Jeff to design a plan that was the best fit for his needs. Jeff liked the proposal, so he scheduled a date for us to repair his foundation.
Our production team installed two helical anchors through the retaining wall and into the soil. They tightened and secured the anchors, which permanently stabilizes the foundation. The installation only took one day, and now Jeff will never have to worry about that wall giving out. Our foundation repair systems are backed by a lifetime warranty, so Jeff is confident that he chose the right solution for his home.
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