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  • By Barbara S.
    Wilton, WI

    "Great job. Very clean work!"

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    By Barbara S.
    Wilton, WI

    Great job. Very clean work!

  • By Barbara S.
    Wilton, WI

    "The workers deserve praise and good wages for their work ethics and long hours."

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    By Barbara S.
    Wilton, WI

    The workers deserve praise and good wages for their work ethics and long hours.

  • By Sandra V.
    Tomah, WI

    "Kiko and his crew did a very professional job. Job site was left clean. Kiko explained the operation of the sump pump and..."

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    By Sandra V.
    Tomah, WI

    Kiko and his crew did a very professional job. Job site was left clean. Kiko explained the operation of the sump pump and dehumidifier. The crew was very polite and helpful.  

  • By Ray & Joyce S.
    Tomah, WI

    "I was surprised that everything was cleaned up so well.  I expected a lot of dirt and dust would have to be cleaned up."

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    By Ray & Joyce S.
    Tomah, WI

    I was surprised that everything was cleaned up so well.  I expected a lot of dirt and dust would have to be cleaned up.

  • By Mary B.
    Westby, WI

    "The workers are very good at their jobs."

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    By Mary B.
    Westby, WI

    The workers are very good at their jobs.

  • By John And Terri H.
    Sparta, WI

    "Installers were very polite, professional and efficient. Great crew you have working for you!!"

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    By John And Terri H.
    Sparta, WI

    Installers were very polite, professional and efficient. Great crew you have working for you!!

  • By John And Terri H.
    Sparta, WI

    "Extremely pleased with your company and service. Thank you! "

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    By John And Terri H.
    Sparta, WI

    Extremely pleased with your company and service. Thank you! 

  • By Nathan And Kylie S.
    Monona, IA

    "Wonderful job and the crew was very nice and accommodating. Definitely will recommend this company, crew and system to anyone!"

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    By Nathan And Kylie S.
    Monona, IA

    Wonderful job and the crew was very nice and accommodating. Definitely will recommend this company, crew and system to anyone!

  • By Blair & Regina C.
    Coon Valley, WI

    "He did a great job of explaining everything.  Very organized, friendly and confident."

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    By Blair & Regina C.
    Coon Valley, WI

    He did a great job of explaining everything.  Very organized, friendly and confident.

  • By April H.
    Black River Falls, WI

    "Great guys! Very friendly!"

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    By April H.
    Black River Falls, WI

    Great guys! Very friendly!

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Thank you for all your hard work, patience and understanding." Read Full Testimonial

    Sandra V. of Tomah, WI

    Customer Testimonial

              Thank you for all your hard work, patience and understanding. You all have worked very hard and long hours to complete the job and I want all of you to know how much I appreciate it. I know it was not an easy job. Thank you!
    Sandra V.
    Tomah, WI
  • "The attitude of your people is outstanding and they weren't happy and satisfied unless I was happy and..." Read Full Testimonial

    I. S. of Fall Creek, WI

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              Jen is quite helpful with questions and concerns. She finds answer immediately. Chad, the gentleman who gave me the estimate, explained everything the workers would do in detail. He was professional and courteous and very brave. The spiderwebs didn't bother him at all. The production crew were not only courteous, but caring, professional and happy. They would laugh and sing and joke while doing their job. It was a pleasure to hear such jovial workers!! An amazing crew!!! The attitude of your people is outstanding and they weren't happy and satisfied unless I was happy and satisfied.
    I. S.
    Fall Creek, WI
  • "We couldn't be happier with your company & service." Read Full Testimonial

    Brian & Heidi B. of Mazeppa, MN

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              We couldn't be happier with your company & service. Also, we would like to thank you for squeezing us in so we could close on our home on time. Dustin was professional, courteous and answered all our questions.
    Brian & Heidi B.
    Mazeppa, MN
  • "I will definitely recommend American Waterworks in the future!" Read Full Testimonial

    Mitch J. of Coon Rapids, MN

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              We loved the crew that came to our home. They were efficient, said upfront what was going to happen and they left the place clean! I will definitely recommend American Waterworks in the future!
    Mitch J.
    Coon Rapids, MN
  • "One of the best crews I've encountered!" Read Full Testimonial

    Mark J. of Sherburn, MN

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              The Design Specialist was very good and accomodating. He stuck around for an extra 2 hours for my wife to get home and go over the plan. The office staff was polite and helpful, and the crew was one of the best I've encountered! All around great service from start to finish.
    Mark J.
    Sherburn, MN
  • "Your company is the "best!"" Read Full Testimonial

    Connie & Gailen G. of Lakefield, MN

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              Has made such a difference in our home. Your company is the "best!"
    Connie & Gailen G.
    Lakefield, MN
  • "Very hard workers!" Read Full Testimonial

    Jim & Janet V. of Slayton, MN

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              Jeremy was very thorough and did a good job of explaining things. All of your workers were very polite and conscientious! Very hard workers!
    Jim & Janet V.
    Slayton, MN

Kiko Pena from American Waterworks

Title: Foreman

Kiko Pena from American Waterworks

Kiko has been with American Waterworks since 2010. His day to day duties consist of helping his crew and making sure the jobs get completely properly and in a timely manner. He loves working for American Waterworks because he likes to travel and meet new people.

In his spare time, Kiko enjoys playing sports and spending time with family. We are thrilled to have Kiko as a part of our team!

Case Studies I've worked on:

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Basement Waterproofing in Black River Falls, WI
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Black River Falls, WI
    After

    A homeowner in Black River Falls, WI had water entering into his basement where the wire enters the fuse box.  American Waterworks was able to locate the leak and prevent any future water damage by installing a Super Sump.  In addition to the Super Sump, American Waterworks  suggested  our CleanSpace wall system to stop water vapor from permeating the walls and drain any wall leaks.  The white color really brightens up this basement.

  • Hidden Discharge Line in West Salem, WI
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    Hidden Discharge Line in West Salem, WI
    After

    Our crew was installing a WaterGuard waterproofing system for a homeowner in West Salem, WI.  The crew did such a great job on the discharge line that the homeowner wouldn't even know we were there.  

  • Wet Basement Restored in Waukon, IA
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    Wet Basement Restored in Waukon, IA
    After

    Wayne S. in Waukon, IA had water leaking into his basement. He was concerned about the damage that it was causing to his home and was worried that the air quality was being compromised, so he contacted American Waterworks for a free estimate. We sent one of our Design Specialists to his home to evaluate the situation and propose a unique solution to fit his needs. Wayne approved of the plan and moved forward with an installation date. 

    Our Foreman, Kiko Pena, and his production crew got to work and installed 194 feet of our WaterGuard drainage system around the perimeter of the basement and the feed line through the middle of the floor. Then, they installed our SuperSump sump pump in the corner. The WaterGuard properly drains water to the sump pump and from there, the water is pumped through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Wayne is glad he made the investment to protect his basement for the long-term. 

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Basement Waterproofing in West Union, IA
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    Basement Waterproofing in West Union, IA
    After

    Duane M. in West Union, IA was suffering from a wet basement. Water was seeping into his home through the basement walls and had started to cause damage to his property. After being referred by a friend, he contacted American Waterworks for a FREE estimate. One of our Desgin Specialists, Pete Wangen, met with Duane, inspected his basement, and designed the best solution for his needs. He was pleased with the proposal and scheduled to have our waterproofing system installed. 

    Our Foreman, Kiko Pena, and his production crew started the installation by removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement. Then, they laid the WaterGuard drainage system and installed our recommended TripleSafe sump pump. They also installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier along the walls. The combination of these waterproofing products has made Duan’s basement a dry, brighter and healthier space. Duane is happy he chose to protect his basement! 

    Do you have water leaking into your basement? Click here to learn more!

  • Window Replacement in Decorah, IA
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    Window Replacement in Decorah, IA
    After

    This homeowner had cracked windows that were leaking water into her basement whenever it rained. She decided to call American Waterworks to install her new waterproofing system and basement windows.

    No more cracked windows or wet basement for this homeowner in Decorah, IA!

  • Wet Basement and Failed Sump Pump Repaired in Decorah, IA
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    Wet Basement and Failed Sump Pump Repaired in Decorah, IA
    After

    Sarah F. in Decorah, IA was experiencing dampness in her finished basement, and her old sump pump was failing. She was concerned about the damage that it was causing to her home and was worried that the air quality was being compromised, so she contacted American Waterworks for a FREE estimate. We sent one of our Design Specialists to her home to evaluate the situation and propose a unique solution to fit her needs. Sarah approved of the plan and moved forward with an installation date. 

    Our production crew got to work and installed our recommended TripleSafe sump pump. Our TripleSafe is backed by three layers of protection and is our most reliable sump pump. Then, the crew installed our SaniDry XP Dehumidifier to control the humidity. Sarah is glad she made the investment to protect her basement for the long-term. 

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Basement in Whitehall, WI Gets Waterproofed
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    Basement in Whitehall, WI Gets Waterproofed
    After

    Mary S. in Whitehall, WI was suffering from water leaking into her basement. She was tired of dealing with a wet basement every time they had a heavy rain, so she started looking into long-term repair options. During her research, she discovered American Waterworks and was pleased to see that we have almost 3 decades of experience with waterproofing. She contacted us to receive a FREE estimate, so we sent a Design Specialist to her home to inspect her basement and develop a solution. We recommended that we install WaterGuard, a lateral line, and a TripleSafe sump pump. She was pleased with our design and the proposal, so she scheduled to have our waterproofing system installed.

    Our production team started the installation by removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement and laying the WaterGuard drainage system and a lateral liner. Then, they installed the sump pump in the corner of the basement and filed back the gaps of the drainage system and sump pump with rock. Lastly, they replaced the concrete, The WaterGuard now properly drains water to the sump pump, which then discharges it from the home. Mary was happy with the result and she is thrilled she can now enjoy a dry basement!

    Do you have water leaking into your basement? Click here to receive a FREE estimate!

  • Basement Window Replacement in Winona, MN.
    Before
    Basement Window Replacement in Winona, MN.
    After

    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.

  • Bowing Foundation Wall in Mabel, MN
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    Bowing Foundation Wall in Mabel, MN
    After

    Adam W. in Mabel, MN had a cracked basement wall that had gotten worse over the course of just a few months. His block foundation had a large horizontal crack and it was starting to bow. He was concerned about the pressure it was putting on the foundation of his home, so he gave American Waterworks a call for a FREE estimate.

    We sent one of our Design Specialists, Michael Radosevich, to inspect Adam’s foundation problem and to design a solution. Michael answered Adam’s questions and addressed his concerns before designing a unique proposal that would best fit his needs. Adam was pleased with the proposal that Michael presented to him, so they scheduled a date for the installation.

    Our production team installed 4 wall anchors through the cracked wall in his basement. The anchor rods are drilled deep into the soil out side of the home and wall plates are installed on either end of the rod to secure the anchor. Then, they tighten the anchor which begins the process of straightening the wall. Our wall anchors permanently stabilized Adam’s foundation wall, and our anchors are backed by a lifetime warranty, so Adam can rest easy knowing that he chose the right solution to repair his foundation.

    Do you have a cracked or bowing wall? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Basement Waterproofing in Arcadia, WI
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    Basement Waterproofing in Arcadia, WI
    After

    Allen S. in Arcadia, WI had standing water in two of the corners of the basement, causing humidity problems. He was tired of trying to deal with this problem by himself and decided it was time to involve a professional . He saw a commercial for American Waterworks and decided to give us a call. Shortly after, we had one of our Design Specialists out to his home to give him a FREE onsite estimate. 

    Our Design Specialist built a personalized plan with Allen that would permanently waterproof his basement.. Our crew installed a full perimeter of WaterGuard, lateral feed lines through the middle of the basement to guide water to the WaterGuard, and a TripleSafe sump pump.

    The WaterGuard drainage system directs any water seeping in to the sump pump. Once the water reaches the sump pump, it is then pumped through the discharge line and expelled to the outside of the home. Our waterproofing system is backed by a lifetime warranty, so Allen has peace of mind that he chose to protect his basement for the long-term. Allen no longer has the frustration of dealing with standing water in his basement. 

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here for a FREE estimate!

  • Wet Basement in Peterson, MN
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    Wet Basement in Peterson, MN
    After

    Myron S. in Peterson, MN was experiencing water seeping into his basement. The water had started pooling and had nowhere to go. He was concerned about the damage this could cause and that water would keep coming in with each rainfall. He came across an advertisement for American Waterworks in the local newspaper and was pleased to find that we are experts in waterproofing.

    He contacted us to set up a FREE estimate, so we sent a Design Specialist to his home to evaluate the situation and create a solution specific for him. Our Design Specialist determined that Myron would benefit from our WaterGuard drainage system and our SuperSump sump pump. Myron felt that our recommendation was the best plan for him, so he decided to move forward with the installation. 

    Our production team installed 30 feet of WaterGuard along the perimeter of his basement floor, which guides water to the SuperSump sump pump. The sump pump then pumps the water from the home through the discharge line to the outside, keeping his basement dry. Myron also chose to have a battery backup installed to give him even more peace of mind. Myron can rest easy knowing that he chose a permanent waterproofing solution to protect his home.

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here for a FREE estimate!

  • Dirt Crawl Space Encapsulated in Alma, WI
    Before
    Dirt Crawl Space Encapsulated in Alma, WI
    After

    Mac C. had a dirt crawl space that was causing a musty smell through his home because of the moisture in that space. He also noticed that his energy bill was high, and he felt that he was losing energy from that space. He contacted American Waterworks to learn more about our crawl space encapsulation services. We sent a Design Specialist to inspect the crawl space and design the best solution. He was pleased with our proposal, so he scheduled the installation.

    Our production team installed drainage matting, TerraBlock and SilverGlo along the dirt floor and the walls. Then, they covered the crawl space with our CleanSpace vapor barrier, which keeps moisture out. After the installation, Mac noticed a reduction in his energy bills and was pleased that there was no longer a musty smell in his home.

    Do you have a dirt crawl space? Click here to learn more about crawl space encapsulation!

  • Water Leaking into Basement in Ionia, IA
    Before
    Water Leaking into Basement in Ionia, IA
    After

    Heather M. in Ionia, IA had a sump pump that was unable to keep up with the amount of water that needed to be discharged from her basement. Water had started pooling on her basement floor and she knew she needed to seek help from a professional waterproofing company before more damage occurred. She found American Waterworks’ website and was happy to see that we offer free estimate. We sent our Design Specialist, Mike Radosevich, to her home to evaluate her situation and find a solution for her. Mike discussed her needs, answered her questions, and developed a thorough plan to waterproof her basement. She was happy with the proposal Mike developed, so they set a date for the installation.

    Our team installed our WaterGuard drainage system around the perimeter of her basement, which led to the new TripleSafe sump pump that we installed. The TripleSafe has three layers of protection, so Heather can rest easy knowing that her sump pump will not fail her this time. Once the water is guided to the sump pump, it is then pumped through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Our team also installed our CleanSpace vapor barrier which protects the walls from water seeping in and the potential growth of mold. The combination of these waterproofing solutions ensure that Heather’s basement will now be a clean, dry and livable space for many years to come!

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here for your free estimate!

  • Wet Basement Waterproofed in Floyd, IA
    Before
    Wet Basement Waterproofed in Floyd, IA
    After

    Richard R. in Floyd, IA had water leaking into his basement. He started searching for waterproofing contractors and he found the American Waterworks website. He was glad to see that we are waterproofing experts, so he contacted us for a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Mike Radosevich, went to his home to inspect his basement and design a solution. Mike developed a waterproofing plan that best fit Richard’s needs, so Richard scheduled the installation.

    Our production team started the installation process by removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement floor. They laid a partial perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system around the basement floor. Then, they installed our SuperSump sump pump and filled the void around the sump pump and WaterGuard with rock. Lastly, they replaced the concrete over the WaterGuard and around the sump pump. The drainage system now properly drains water to the sump pump, and from there the water is pushed through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Richard can rest easy knowing that water will no longer be in his basement. He is glad he chose to invest in protecting his home for years to come.

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here to receive a FREE estimate!

  • Unbelievable Crawl Space Transformation in Rochester, MN
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    Unbelievable Crawl Space Transformation in Rochester, MN
    After

    After being sick of outrageous heating bills, Ms. Dicken decided to contact American Waterworks for suggestions on waterproofing and increasing the energy efficiency of her dirt crawl space.

    Ms. Dicken was very impressed with Mac's ability to customize a plan that will not only save her thousands on heating bills, but also prevent any future mold growth and intrusions from insects and rodents who thrive in these environments.  

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation in Rochester, MN
    Before
    Crawl Space Encapsulation in Rochester, MN
    After

    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. 

    Do you have a dirt crawl space and want to lower your energy costs? Click here for a FREE estimate!

  • Cracked Foundation in Saint Ansgar, IA Basement
    Before
    Cracked Foundation in Saint Ansgar, IA Basement
    After

    Bill L. in Saint Ansgar, WI had a bowing wall in his basement, so he started looking into repair options. While researching foundation repair, he came across American Waterworks’ website. He contacted us to receive a free estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Pete Wangen, to his home to inspect his foundation and provide him with a solution. Pete recommended that we install wall anchors to permanently stabilize Bill’s foundation wall. Bill agreed and was pleased with the proposal that Pete developed, so he scheduled the installation.

    Our production team drilled small holes in the wall and inserted long metal rods. The metal rods extend through the wall and into the soil outside of the home. Then, the rod is secured with metal plates on each end. They tighten the anchors and the wall starts to straighten and stabilize. The anchors can be tightened over time so that the foundation wall gradually becomes straighter and straighter. Our wall anchors are guaranteed for a lifetime, so Bill is glad he chose the right solution to secure his home for the long-term.

    Do you have a cracked or bowing wall? Click here to receive a FREE estimate!

  • Water Seeping into Basement in Spring Valley, WI
    Before
    Water Seeping into Basement in Spring Valley, WI
    After

    Darlene D. in Spring Valley, WI had water seeping into her basement and her old sump pump was not able to keep up. She started looking for a waterproofing company and she came across American Waterworks in the phone book. She saw that we offer free estimates, so she gave us a call. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, to her home to inspect her basement and provide her with a solution. Darlene was pleased with the proposal that Chad developed, so she scheduled a date for the installation.

    Our production team installed WaterGuard along the north perimeter of her basement and a feed line that leads under the concrete, to the TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is our most reliable sump pump. Water seeping into the basement is now guided through the WaterGuard and feed line, to the sump pump. From there, the water is pumped through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Our waterproofing system is protected by a lifetime warranty, so Darlene can rest easy knowing that her basement will remain dry!

    Do you have water in your basement? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Damaged Foundation and Wet Basement Restored in Claremont, MN
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    Damaged Foundation and Wet Basement Restored in Claremont, MN
    After

    Desiree S. was suffering from a wet basement and a damaged foundation wall. The wall had multiple cracks, was bowing inward, and water was seeping through. She did her research and was glad to learn that American Waterworks has been the leading foundation repair contractor in the region for 30 years! She contacted us to receive a FREE estimate, so we sent a Design Specialist to her home to evaluate the situation and propose a permanent solution to fit her needs. 

    We were able to restore Desiree’s basement by installing Geo-lock wall anchors along the damaged foundation, which immediately halted the deterioration and began to straighten the wall. Then our production crew installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system and our recommended TripleSafe sump pump. These waterproofing products work together to keep her basement a dry and healthy space. Desiree is happy she made the investment to protect her home. 

  • Water Damaged Basement in Hayward, MN
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    Water Damaged Basement in Hayward, MN
    After

    Dennis O. in Hayward, MN had water seeping into his basement that was causing damage to his home and it was making the space unlivable. Dennis decided it was time to seek help from a professional waterproofing contractor, so he began to research local companies. He came across American Waterworks and was pleased to see that we offer FREE onsite inspections, so he set an appointment.

    One of our Design Specialists, Mike Radosevich, went to his home to evaluate the situation and find a solution. Mike developed a thorough plan to waterproof his entire basement for a lifetime. Dennis felt that Mike’s plan was the best fit for his needs, so he moved forward with the installation.

    Our production team removed the concrete perimeter of his basement to install our WaterGuard drainage system. Then, the TripleSafe sump pump was installed. Any water seeping into his basement will now properly drain to the sump pump, which will then be discharged from the home. Dennis also chose to have our CleanSpace vapor barrier installed, which prevents leaks and mold growth. The CleanSpace brightened his basement and made it a more welcoming space. Dennis is pleased that he chose the option that protects his basement for a lifetime. He can now enjoy a dry, livable basement!

    Do you have water in your basement? Click here for a FREE estimate!

  • Water Leaking into Lake Elmo, MN Basement
    Before
    Water Leaking into Lake Elmo, MN Basement
    After

    Anne in Lake Elmo, MN had water seeping through her basement walls. She contacted American Waterworks to receive a FREE estimate, so we sent one of our experts to her home to inspect her basement and design a solution. She was pleased with our proposal, so she set a date to have our waterproofing system  installed. 

    Our production team installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system in her basement and connected it to a SuperSump sump pump. The drainage system now properly guides any water seeping in to the sump pump. From there, the pump pushes the water through the discharge line and expels it from the home. Anne now has a dry basement and she is glad she invested in protecting her basement from water for the long term.

    Do you have water seeping into your basement? Click here to receive a FREE estimate!

  • Basement Waterproofing Installation in Faribault, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing Installation in Faribault, MN
    After

    A homeowner in Faribault, MN was referred to us by her son to waterproof her basement and replace the existing sump pump.

  • Dirt Crawl Space Gets Encapsulated in Saint Paul, MN
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    Dirt Crawl Space Gets Encapsulated in Saint Paul, MN
    After

    Denise H. in Saint Paul, MN was experiencing high humidity in her dirt crawl space and she noticed bugs were entering through that space because it was not encapsulated. Denise wanted to make her crawl space healthier and more energy-efficient, so she contacted American Waterworks to receive a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Jeremy Radtke, went onsite to inspect her crawl space and develop a personalized solution. Denise was impressed with our products and Jeremy’s thorough plan, so she chose to move forward with the encapsulation.

    Our production team removed the debris from her crawl space and leveled the dirt as best as they could. Then, they installed a SmartDrain and condensation pump. They laid our CleanSpace vapor barrier along the floor and FoamMax walls panels along to walls. Lastly, they sprayed the rim joists with our spray foam insulation and they installed a SaniDry dehumidifier. The combination of these waterproofing and encapsulation systems makes the crawl space a dry, energy-efficient, and healthier space. Denise was very pleased with the finished product and was thrilled with how hard working our crew was!

    Interested in learning more about our crawl space solutions? Click here!

  • Cracked & Bowing Foundation Wall in Saint Paul, MN Basement
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    Cracked & Bowing Foundation Wall in Saint Paul, MN Basement
    After

    A house owned by a property management company in Saint Paul, MN had a bowing foundation wall in the basement. They decided they needed to repair the foundation in order to maintain the home and ensure its stability for years to come. They contacted American Waterworks for a free foundation repair estimate. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Chad Johnson, to the home to inspect the foundation and develop a solution. The property management company liked Chad’s proposal, so they decided to move forward with the installation.

    Our production team installed three PowerBraces along the bowing wall to provide support and stability. Our foundation repair solutions are backed by a lifetime warranty, so they are confident that they chose the right solution to repair the home for the long-term.

    Do you have a bowing foundation wall? Don’t wait until your foundation fails! Click here to receive a free estimate.

  • SmartJacks Installed in Minneapolis, MN
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    SmartJacks Installed in Minneapolis, MN
    After

    Brett T. in Minneapolis, MN noticed his floor was sloping and had started to crack. He also had some wooden support posts in the basement that were cracking, and he was concerned about the stability of his home. He did his research and was happy to learn that American Waterworks has been restoring foundations for 30 years! We sent one of our Design Specialists, Shane Nephew, to meet with Brett, evaluate the situation, and propose a custom designed solution for his home.  

    Our Foreman, Kiko Pena, and his production crew were successfully able to restore the structural integrity of Brett’s home by installing 7 of our SmartJacks and supplemental beams. Our SmartJack support system is made with strong, corrosion-resistant, galvanized steel. It supports the failing structure and can also often lift failing floor joists, restoring them to their original position. Brett is happy with the project and can rest easy, knowing his home has been stabilized. 

  • Wet Basement Restored in Coon Rapids, MN
    Before
    Wet Basement Restored in Coon Rapids, MN
    After

    Mitch J. in Coon Rapids, MN had water seeping into his basement. He expressed his frustration about the problem in his basement to a friend and that friend recommended that he call American Waterworks to waterproof his basement. Mitch decided to call us for a free estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Jeremy Radtke, to his home to inspect the problem and design a solution. Jeremy worked closely with Mitch to develop a plan that was best fitting for his needs. Mitch was pleased with the proposal that Jeremy presented to him, so he scheduled a date for us to waterproof his basement.

    Our production team started the installation by removing the concrete around the perimeter of Mitch’s basement, and the concrete where they needed to install the new sump pump. Then, they laid our WaterGuard drainage system around the perimeter and a feed line through the middle of the basement floor. The WaterGuard and feed line properly drain water to the sump pump, instead of the water pooling in his basement. Once the water reaches the sump pump, it is pushed through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Mitch was very pleased with the work that the crew did! He is glad he chose to invest in his home and protect his basement for the long-term.

    Do you have water in your basement? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Dirt Crawl Space Encapsulated in New Prague, MN
    Before
    Dirt Crawl Space Encapsulated in New Prague, MN
    After

    Chris in New Prague, MN had a dirt crawl space and he was interested in having a vapor barrier installed to save costs on his energy because he knew that he was losing heat through that space. He also was tired of the musty smell that was coming from his crawl space so, he contacted American Waterworks to receive a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Dylan Woitas, went onsite to inspect his crawl space and create a solution. Dylan developed a thorough solution to solve Chris’ crawl space problems. Chris was pleased with the proposal, so he scheduled the installation.

    Our production team installed drainage matting, CleanSpace vapor barrier, Foamax walls and our spray foam rim joist insulation. The combination of these crawl space encapsulation products made Chris’ crawl space a dry, clean, and energy efficient space.

    Do you have a dirt crawl space? Learn about the benefits of encapsulating your crawl space here!

  • Cracked Foundation Wall Stabilized in Delavan, MN
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    Cracked Foundation Wall Stabilized in Delavan, MN
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    Matt H. in Delavan, MN had multiple cracked walls in his basement. One of the walls was severely bowing inward and the other had a large stair step-like crack in the wall that had gotten worse over time. A friend recommended that he contact American Waterworks to help solve his foundation problems, so he gave us a call for a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Jeremy Radtke, went to his home to inspect his foundation and design a solution. Jeremy assured Matt that we could permanently repair his foundation by installing 8 wall anchors. Matt was pleased to hear this, so he scheduled the installation.

    Our production team drilled small holes through the brick walls and into the soil surrounding the home. Then, they inserted long metal rods into the holes and they secured each end of the rods with anchor plates. Once they tightened the anchors, Matt was able to see a dramatic improvement in the stability of his walls. The wall anchors can continue to be tightened over time to gradually straighten the wall back to its original position. Since our anchors are backed by a lifetime warranty, Matt is confident that he chose the best long-term solution to protect his home.

    Do you have cracked foundation walls? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Wet Basement Waterproofed in Cambridge, MN
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    Wet Basement Waterproofed in Cambridge, MN
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    Susan N. in Cambridge, MN had water leaking into her unfinished basement. She wanted to have her basement finished at some point, so she knew she needed to find a solution to her water problem. She discovered American Waterworks and was pleased to see that we have been waterproofing experts for almost 3 decades. She decided to contact us for a FREE estimate, so we sent a Design Specialist to her home. She was pleased with his plan to restore her basement, so she scheduled the installation of our waterproofing system

    Our production crew installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system and lateral lines that lead to the TripleSafe sump pump. Our TripleSafe is our most reliable sump pump system that is backed by three layers of protection. The process took two days, but now Susan no longer has to be concerned about water seeping into her home and she can now finish her basement. 

    Do you have water leaking into your basement? Click here to receive a FREE estimate!

  • Basement Restored in Madelia, MN
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    Basement Restored in Madelia, MN
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    Terry and Lori in Madelia, MN were aware of the age of their waterproofing system in their home. They were concerned that it needed some attention and that the basement walls might need a little help. They learned that we are the leading contractor for waterproofing in the region and called us for a FREE estimate. We sent our Design Specialist, Dylan Woitas, to evaluate their home and propose a solution. They approved of the recommendation and moved forward with an installation date. 

    Our production crew installed 108 feet of WaterGuard along the perimeter of his basement floor, which guides water to the sump pump. The sump pump then pumps the water from the home through the discharge line to the outside, keeping the basement dry. Then, the crew installed our BrightWall Rigid Basement Wall System. BrightWall is a waterproof, rigid plastic paneling for unfished basement walls. It keeps humidityand water vapor from passing through the foundation walls and into the basement. Any water seepage through the walls is directed into the drainage system, and it transforms the basement into a bright space!

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here for a FREE estimate!

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829 Rolling View Lane SE
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