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  • By Barbara S.
    Wilton, WI

    "Great job. Very clean work!"

    Customer Review

    By Barbara S.
    Wilton, WI

    Great job. Very clean work!

  • 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..."

    Customer Review

    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 Mary B.
    Westby, WI

    "The workers are very good at their jobs."

    Customer Review

    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!!"

    Customer Review

    By John And Terri H.
    Sparta, WI

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

    Customer Review

    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 April H.
    Black River Falls, WI

    "Great guys! Very friendly!"

    Customer Review

    By April H.
    Black River Falls, WI

    Great guys! Very friendly!

  • By Michelle M.
    Bangor, WI

    "Thought the crew was professional, did a great job. Everything looked great. Thought the crew put a lot of time into making sure..."

    Customer Review

    By Michelle M.
    Bangor, WI

    Thought the crew was professional, did a great job. Everything looked great. Thought the crew put a lot of time into making sure everything looked great

  • By Mary K.
    Lansing, IA

    "Did a good job. They were pleasant and nice."

    Customer Review

    By Mary K.
    Lansing, IA

    Did a good job. They were pleasant and nice.

  • By Mary K.
    Lansing, IA

    Customer Review

    By Mary K.
    Lansing, IA

  • By Paul M.
    Stoddard, WI

    "The crew was great! Hardworking, and answered all of my questions. We are very impressed! "

    Customer Review

    By Paul M.
    Stoddard, WI

    The crew was great! Hardworking, and answered all of my questions. We are very impressed! 

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
  • "I will definitely recommend American Waterworks in the future!" Read Full Testimonial

    Mitch J. of Coon Rapids, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              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

    Customer Testimonial

              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

Raul Barroso from American Waterworks

Title: Co-Foreman

Raul Barroso from American Waterworks

Raul has worked for American Waterworks since June of 2012. His day to day responsibilities include installing our waterproofing and foundation repair products into our customers' homes. He enjoys working for American Waterworks because he enjoys construction and being able to move around. He also finds it rewarding when he can solve a homeowner's problem. 

In his spare time, he enjoys sports and being with his son. Raul is a valuable member of the team and we are happy to have him!

Case Studies I've worked on:

Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Water Leaking into Basement in Waukon, IA
    Before
    Water Leaking into Basement in Waukon, IA
    After

    Katie W. in Waukon, IA noticed that she had cracks in her foundation and water was seeping through the cracks into her basement. The water had started damaging her personal items in her basement, and she was concerned that the damage to her basement was only going to get worse. She started looking for a waterproofing contractor in the area and she came across the American Waterworks website. She was glad to see that we have over 29 years of experience in the waterproofing industry. She contacted us to receive a free estimate, so we sent a Design Specialist to her home to inspect her basement and design a solution. She was pleased with the proposal that we developed for her, so she scheduled the installation.

    Our production team installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system in her basement and two lateral lines through the middle of the floor. We also installed our TripleSafe sump pump system- which is our most reliable sump pump. The drainage system properly guides water to the sump pump, and from there the water is pumped through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Our waterproofing system is backed by a lifetime warranty, so Katie can rest easy knowing that she chose the right solution to protect her home for the long-term.

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

  • Bowing Foundation Wall in Mabel, MN
    Before
    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
    Before
    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
    Before
    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!

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

    Glen B. in Waverly, IA had been suffering from a wet basement for quite some time and decided it was time that he took action to protect his basement. During heavy rains, large amounts of water would leak into his basement and it had damaged his property, so he contacted American Waterworks to receive a FREE estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Mac Cole, went to his home to inspect his basement and design a solution. Glen liked the proposal that Mac presented, so he decided to move forward with having our waterproofing system installed.

    Our production team installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system around the basement floor. Then, they installed a TripleSafe sump pump, which is our most reliable sump pump. The WaterGuard properly drains water to the sump pump and from there, the water is pushed through the discharge line and expelled from the home. Our WaterGuard drainage system is guaranteed for a lifetime, so Glen is confident that he chose the right waterproofing solution to protect his basement.

    Are you suffering from a wet basement? Click here to receive a FREE estimate!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Dirt Crawl Space Gets Encapsulated in Saint Paul, MN
    Before
    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!

  • Bowing Basement Wall Stabilized in Minneapolis, MN
    Before
    Bowing Basement Wall Stabilized in Minneapolis, MN
    After

    Terry L. in Minneapolis, MN had a cracked and inward bowing wall in his basement. He was concerned about the pressure it was putting on his foundation, so he started looking into foundation repair contractors. He came across American Waterworks’ website and was interested to learn more about our foundation repair options, so he contacted us for a FREE estimate. Our Design Specialist, Jeremy Radkte, went to his home to assess his foundation problem and provide him with a solution. Jeremy was able to develop a thorough plan to straighten and secure Terry’s wall. Terry like the proposal and felt that our company was a good fit for him, so he scheduled the installation.

    Our production crew installed 6 wall anchors along the bowing wall. Once the anchors were tightened, Terry was pleased with how quickly he saw dramatic improvement in the stability of the wall. Our foundation repair systems are backed by a lifetime guarantee, so Terry is confident that he chose the right solution to protect his home.

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

  • 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!

  • Waterproofing System Installed in Madison Lake, MN
    Before
    Waterproofing System Installed in Madison Lake, MN
    After

    Pell J. in Madison Lake, MN had water leaking into his basement. He was concerned about the air quality in their home and the damage that the water was causing. He saw an advertisement in his local newspaper for American Waterworks, so he decided to call us for a free estimate. One of our Design Specialists went to his home to inspect his basement and design a solution. We recommended that he have our full waterproofing system installed in his basement to ensure that his basement would be permanently waterproofed. Pell liked the proposal that we presented to him, so he 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 installed the sump pump. The drainage system now properly guides water to the sump pump, and from there the water is pushed through the discharge line and expelled from the home. The installation took our crew one full day, and Pell will now be able to enjoy a dry basement for many years to come. He is glad he chose to invest in the protection of his home.

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

  • Cracked Foundation Wall Stabilized in Delavan, MN
    Before
    Cracked Foundation Wall Stabilized in Delavan, MN
    After

    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!

  • Bowing Basement Walls Restored in Saint James, MN
    Before
    Bowing Basement Walls Restored in Saint James, MN
    After

    Charles W. in Saint James, MN had large, stair-step like cracks in three of his basement walls. He noticed they had started to bow inwards, so he decided it would be a good idea to have a professional look at it. A friend of his had a good experience with American Waterworks so he recommended that Charles contact us to repair his foundation. Charles called us for a free estimate, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Jeremy Radtke, to his home to inspect the situation and find a solution for him. Charles was pleased with the thorough plan that Jeremy developed, and he felt that we were a good fit for him, so he scheduled the installation.

    Our Foreman, Jesus Covarrubias, and his crew strategically placed seventeen Geo-Lock wall anchors along the three bowing walls. The anchors are placed in the ground outside of the home and drilled into the basement walls. Then, the plates are screwed on and tightened. Once the plates are tightened, the walls straighten and stabilize. Charles can rest easy knowing he chose a permanent solution to secure his foundation because our anchors are backed by a lifetime warranty.

    Do you have cracked or bowing foundation walls? Don’t wait until it’s too late! Contact us here for your free estimate.

  • Basement Waterproofing in Mountain Lake, MN
    Before
    Basement Waterproofing in Mountain Lake, MN
    After

    Jamie S. in Mountain Lake, MN had water leaking into her basement and her old sump pump was not able to keep up with the amount of water coming in. While looking for a local waterproofing company, she came across American Waterworks’ website and decided to contact us for a FREE estimate.

    We sent one of our Design Specialists, Shane Nephew, to her home to inspect her basement and to develop a solution for her. Shane recommended that we install our drainage system under the concrete floor and a new sump pump to transform her basement into a permanently dry space. She agreed, and she liked Shane’s proposal, so she scheduled the installation.

    Our production team installed our WaterGuard drainage system along the two walls that had water seeping in. Then, they installed the SuperSump sump pump in the corner of the basement. The drainage system properly drains water to the sump pump and from there, the water is pumped through the discharge line to the outside of the home. Our waterproofing system is backed by a lifetime guarantee, so Jamie feels confident that she chose the right waterproofing solution to protect her home for the long-term.

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

  • Cracked Foundation Wall Restored with Wall Anchors in Hardwick, MN
    Before
    Cracked Foundation Wall Restored with Wall Anchors in Hardwick, MN
    After

    Gordon H. in Hardwick, MN had cracks in two of his basement walls. He didn't think much of the cracks at first, but over time, the walls started bowing inward. Gordon knew how expensive replacing a foundation can be, so he started looking for a foundation repair contractor. While doing research online, he was directed to American Waterworks and he was pleased to see that we are foundation repair experts.

    He contacted us to receive a FREE onsite estimate, so we sent our Design Specialist, Eric Hazelton, to his home to find a solution for him.

    Eric recommended that we install 11 wall anchors along the two cracked walls in order to permanently secure the foundation. Gordon like Eric's proposal and felt it was a good fit for him, so we went ahead with the installation. 

    Our team dug holes outside of the home where the rods would be anchored to the soil. Next, they drilled the rods through the basement walls into the soil and then locked them in with the anchors from the inside and the outside. The anchor is then tightened, and the wall straightens. The anchor system ensures that Gordon's walls are now permanently secured and stabilized. Our anchor system is backed by a lifetime warranty, so Gordon has peace of mind that it will never be a concern again.

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

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