Meet the Team

Charles Haldeman

American Waterworks

Title: Design Specialist

Hometown: Augusta, WI

Charles Haldeman from American Waterworks

Chuck has 30 years of experience in the construction business helping homeowners, coming up with new construction projects, remodeling and renovating. He was excited to join our team because he aligned with our core values, especially our “one team” mentality. He enjoys meeting with homeowners, discussing their concerns and designing the right solution to solve their problems and restore their peace of mind. Chuck specializes in our waterproofing and foundation repair division but is certified to perform inspections for all of our services. Providing service to others through work, lifestyle, volunteering, and Lions International are a few of his passions. In his spare time, you can find him volunteering and hanging out with his family and friends.

At American Waterworks, our mission is to improve the lives of our customers, team, and community through education and delivering a complete solution. We have over 30 years of experience solving problems for thousands of homeowners throughout Minnesota, North Dakota, western Wisconsin, and northeast Iowa. We are a dealer for the top home repair suppliers in the country including Basement Systems, Supportworks, and National Radon Defense. We are the most recognized dealer in our region, and we are committed to staying at the forefront of our industry with the support of these organizations. Our priority is to provide homeowners with lasting solutions for a wide array of problems. We firmly believe that working with a contractor shouldn’t be a painful experience and we strive to change that perception by providing top-notch customer service and ensuring that all employees are knowledgeable and thoroughly trained in order to best serve our customers.

Family: Father to Cole, Cullen, and Chase

Hometown: Augusta, WI

Hobbies: Serving time in the community and spending time with family and friends

Customer Reviews
About Me
  • By Corina H.
    New Lisbon, WI

    "Thanks for everything! "

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    By Corina H.
    New Lisbon, WI

    Thanks for everything! 

  • By Sally S.
    Prairie Du Chien, WI

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    Prairie Du Chien, WI

  • By Kenne H.
    Onalska, WI

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    Onalska, WI

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    Onalaska, WI

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    Onalaska, WI

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    Holmen, WI

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    Holmen, WI

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    Dakota, MN

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    Dakota, MN

  • By Tyler And Nicole J.
    Osseo, WI

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    By Tyler And Nicole J.
    Osseo, WI

  • By Mark And Carol B.
    Augusta, WI

    "We were very pleased with Chuck spending the time to explain the process and recommendations to the crew doing the project. "

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    By Mark And Carol B.
    Augusta, WI

    We were very pleased with Chuck spending the time to explain the process and recommendations to the crew doing the project. 

  • By Judy R.
    Augusta, WI

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    Augusta, WI

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    Augusta, WI

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    Augusta, WI

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "From top to bottom, you all did an amazing job and we are so happy not to be worried about our foundation..." Read Full Testimonial

    Jonathan and Amy H. of Hudson, WI

    Customer Testimonial

              What led me to select American Waterworks over another company? Amy found you on the internet after searching unsuccessfully locally for two months. Your website is effective because Amy was able to see immediately that you did what we needed. What are my thoughts on the office staff? They were excellent. They got us on the schedule quickly, even though we are in Hudson, WI. What are my thoughts on the Design Specialist? Chuck spent a lot of time looking at our crawl space thoroughly and explaining options for solutions clearly. He seemed trustworthy and very knowledgeable. What are my thoughts on the installation process and crew? Top rate! The crew worked HARD. The Foreman clearly explained a couple of changes to the plan. They ran into multiple obstacles, including a 3' x 3' boulder in our yard below grade, and in every case, overcame them! Was the clean-up satisfactory? YES! Will I be a reference? YES! My additional comments: From top to bottom, you all did a really amazing job and we are so happy that we don't have to worry about our foundation anymore. The job was a significant financial investment but we can see why and it's worth it. You did exactly the job we needed, which multiple other companies couldn't do. We would love to serve as a positive reference! Thank you!
    Jonathan and Amy H.
    Hudson, WI
  • "We would like to give a shoutout to our crew of Jeromy, Lane, and Jeremiah, and our Design Specialist, Chuck,..." Read Full Testimonial

    Jon and Amy H. of Hudson, WI

    Customer Testimonial

              We would like to give a shoutout to our crew of Jeromy, Lane, and Jeremiah, and our Design Specialist, Chuck, for providing an outstanding experience for our customers in Hudson! Thank you, Jon and Amy, for choosing us and for sharing your story!
    Jon and Amy H.
    Hudson, WI

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  • Crawl Space Waterproofing in Camp Douglas, WI
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    Crawl Space Waterproofing in Camp Douglas, WI
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    Crawl Space Waterproofing in Camp Douglas, WI

    Rick and Vicki S. of Camp Douglas, WI had water seeping through their crawl space, making them worry about mold, rats, insects, and other pests. They went online and came across American Waterworks and our crawl space waterproofing products. They called our office line and scheduled a FREE Estimate with our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman. Charles went to their home, inspected their problems, and came up with a solution that fit their needs. Rick and Vicki were confident in the product and warranty, so they went ahead with the installation. 

    Our Foreman, Cole Brinkman, and his production team started the project by installing 1,431 feet of drainage matting, which gives the water that floods into the crawl space a channel underneath the crawl space liner. It is a useful piece of material in the process to keep any crawl space dry. Next, Cole and his team installed 1,596 feet of our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier, which keeps away odors, mold, termites, cockroaches, mice, and other pests that need excess moisture to survive. Rick and Vicky were both very happy with the work and had a great experience! 

  • Basement Waterproofed in Blair, WI
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    Basement Waterproofed in Blair, WI
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    Basement Waterproofed in Blair, WI

    Hilary W. of Blair, WI had water leaking into her basement, making her feel nervous about rain and other acts of mother nature. She did some research on nearby basement waterproofing contractors and came across American Waterworks. She got in contact with our office staff and scheduled a FREE Estimate with our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman. Charles went to her home, thoroughly inspected her basement, and came up with a solution that fit her needs. 

    Our Foreman, Spencer Garland, and his production team began the process by breaking out the concrete floor perimeter with a jackhammer, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed our WaterGuard System, which serves as an underground drainage system, prevents water clogs, and collects water seepage from basement walls. Next, our team installed our CleanSpace Wall Vapor Barrier, which prevents mold and humidity, and acts as an extra wall protectant for leaking basement walls. It also gives the room a neat and clean appearance. Lastly, our crew installed our TripleSafe Sump Pump System. Our TripleSafe is the best sump pump in the industry, it comes with a battery back-up, and it solves all three water problems in one system, especially during harsh weather conditions. To complete the installation, Spencer and his crew covered the open gaps with rock and applied new concrete. Hilary was happy with the repairs and could not believe the transformation!  

  • Wet Basement Fixed in Trempealeau, WI
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    Wet Basement Fixed in Trempealeau, WI
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    Wet Basement Fixed in Trempealeau, WI

    Marylyn M. of Trempealeau, WI had water coming into her basement through the holes in her walls during heavy rains. She was nervous about the problems occurring enough to the point it would damage her property. She called American Waterworks and scheduled a FREE estimate with our Design Specialist, Chuck Haldeman. Chuck went to her home, carefully inspected the problems in her basement, and drew up some options that would cure the problem. She was confident in one of Chuck's plans, so she signed the contract and got a date scheduled for the installation. 

    Our Foreman, Tremaine Jackson, and his production team started the installation by jackhammering out the concrete floor perimeter, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed our WaterGuard System, which is made to prevent water and mud clogs, collect water seepage from basement walls, and serve as an underground drain. Next, our team installed our FoamMax HalfWall Panels around the wall perimeter. Our FoamMax is a special foam insulation that provides comfort and saves energy bills while making the basement look neat and bright. To complete the installation, Tremaine and his crew covered the open gaps with river rock and applied new concrete over them. Marylyn was happy with the new view of her basement! 

    Not only do we provide work in basement waterproofing. We also perform services in foundation repair, crawl space repair/waterproofing, radon testing/mitigation, egress windows, sump pump systems, and concrete repair/lifting. Call us today or click HERE to request a free estimate! 

  • Entire Basement Waterproofed in Osseo, WI
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    Entire Basement Waterproofed in Osseo, WI
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    Entire Basement Waterproofed in Osseo, WI

    Nicole and Tyler J. of Osseo, WI had water leaking through the walls and floor joists of their basement, making them feel nervous about flooding or snow melting after the winter season. They got in contact with our office staff and scheduled a FREE Estimate with our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman. Charles went to their home, carefully examined their problems, and drew out a solution that would resolve their issues. Nicole and Tyler got all of their questions answered, so they moved forward with the project. 

    Our Foreman, Jeromy Anderson, and his production team began the project by breaking out the concrete floor perimeter, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed our WaterGuard System, which is made to prevent mud and water clogs, collect leaking watar from basement walls, and serve as an underground drain. Next, our team installed our CleanSpace Wall Vapor Barrier around the wall perimeter, which serves as an extra wall protectant, prevents mold and humidity. and gives the room a neat and clean appearance. Lastly, our team installed our SuperSump Plus M53 sump pump, which is made to keep basements clean and dry for long periods of time, and our SaniDry XP Upright Dehumidifier. Our SaniDry Dehumidifier removes up to 109 liters of water per day and dries up to 2,500 square feet in an 8-foot high basement. To complete the installation, our team covered the open gaps with river rock and applied new concrete. Nicole and Tyler were happy with the repairs and could not believe the transformation! 

    To learn more about our basement waterproofing products and what we provide for homeowners like you, click HERE

     

  • Basement Waterproofing Contractor in Winona, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing Contractor in Winona, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing Contractor in Winona, MN

    Jason and Tena B. of Winona, MN had water leaking into their basement, and they were worried about the value of their home. One of their peers referred them to American Waterworks for our basement waterproofing repairs, so they called our office line and scheduled a FREE inspection. Our Design Specialist, Chuck, went to their home, clearly inspected the problems they were facing, and drew out a planned proposal to solve the problem. Jason and Tena were confident in Chuck's proposal, so they went ahead with the repairs and scheduled a date for the installation.

    Our Foreman, Kiko, and his production team began the project by breaking out the entire wall perimeter, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed our WaterGuard Below-Drain System. Our WaterGuard prevents water and mud clogs, serves as an underground drain, and catches water seepage from basement walls so it does not flood the floor. Next, our team installed our CleanSpace Vapor Barrier System around the wall perimeter. Our CleanSpace acts as an extra wall protectant by covering any holes or divots and preventing any further mold or humidity build-up. It also gives the basement a neat and clean appearance. To finish the project, Kiko and his team covered the open gaps with river rock and pea gravel and applied new concrete over them. Jason and Tena were thrilled with the work and had a wonderful experience! 

     

  • Basement Waterproofing System in Winona, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing System in Winona, MN
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    Basement Waterproofing System in Winona, MN

    Water was leaking through the wall of this home in Winona, MN, causing water moisture problems and health concerns. The homeowner knew of our Design Specialist, Chuck, so they had him come out and inspect their basement. Chuck proposed our WaterGuard Below-Floor Drain and our TripleSafe Sump Pump System to repair the damage. The homeowner was confident in Chuck's proposal, so they followed through with the project and scheduled a date for the installation. 

    Our Foreman, Hugo, and his production team broke out the entire basement floor perimeter, forming a trench. Then, our team drilled peepholes throughout the bottom of the wall perimeter. The reason behind this is so the WaterGuard can catch leaking water. Not only does our WaterGuard collect water; it also prevents water and mud clogs and has easily accessible service ports for annual maintenances. Next, our crew installed our TripleSafe Sump Pump System. Our TripleSafe is the best sump pump that we offer for homeowners because it comes with three levels of water protection, it solves all three water problems in one system, and it comes with a battery back-up, which keeps the sump pump running if there is a power failure. To complete the project, our team covered the peepholes with our one-foot-height of CleanSpace, which guides the water into the WaterGuard. To complete the installation, Hugo and his team filled the open gaps with river rock and applied new concrete over them. The homeowner was happy with the work that was done and had a great experience with our team! 

  • Leaking Basement Waterproofed in Independence, WI
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    Leaking Basement Waterproofed in Independence, WI
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    Leaking Basement Waterproofed in Independence, WI

    Loretta K. of Independence, WI had water seeping through her basement cracks. She did some research on our website and filled out our FREE Estimate online form. Our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman, went to her home to inspect the water problem and come up with a solution. Loretta was comfortable with his proposal, so she set up an installation date. 

    Our Foreman, Dylon VanCanneyt, and his production team started the installation by cutting out the concrete perimeter of the basement, forming a trench. Next, our team applied 86 feet of our CleanSpace Wall System around the basement walls, which is made to prevent mold and humidity problems and gives the room a clean and bright appearance. Next, our crew installed our WaterGuard System in the trench, which is designed to collect water seepage from basement walls and acts as an underground drain. Lastly, Dylon and his installed out SuperSump Plus M53 sump pump in the corner. Our sump pumps are made to pump water out fast and efficiently while keeping basements dry for many years. To complete the project, our team filled the open gaps with rock and re-applied new concrete. Loretta was extremely satisfied with the work and her peace of mind is restored! 

  • Leaking Basement Repaired in Chippewa Falls, WI
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    Leaking Basement Repaired in Chippewa Falls, WI
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    Leaking Basement Repaired in Chippewa Falls, WI

    Deanna H. of Chippewa Falls, WI had water leaking into her basement and she wanted to get it inspected as soon as possible. She got in contact with our office staff and scheduled a FREE Estimate with our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman. Charles went to her home, inspected her problems, and came up with a solution. Deanna was comfortable with the presentation, products, and warranties, so she scheduled an installation date. 

    Our Foreman, Raul Barroso, and his production team began the project by breaking out the concrete floor perimeter, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed our WaterGuard System, which is made to collect water seepage from basement walls and act like an underground drainage system. Next, our team installed our FoamMax Wall Panels, which is a foam insulation panel with a white foil on the front and foil vapor barrier on the back. This wall insulation makes the basement much warmer, makes it brighter, and it can be left exposed. To complete the project, our crew covered the open gaps with rock and replaced the concrete. Deanna was satisfied with the project, and appreciated all efforts involved! 

  • Foundation Wall Restored in Eau Claire, WI
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    Foundation Wall Restored in Eau Claire, WI
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    Foundation Wall Restored in Eau Claire, WI

    Loren and Emily N. of Eau Claire, WI had deteriorating and cracked foundation walls in their basement, making them feel nervous about the safety and stability of their house. They went on Google and searched for foundation repair in their service area. They came across American Waterworks and called our office line to schedule a FREE Estimate. Our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman, went to their home, carefully inspected their problems, and came up with a solution that would solve their problem. Charles proposed out Shotcrete Restoration Wall System called ShotLock. Loren and Emily got all of their questions answered and were comfortable with the product, so they went ahead with the project. 

    Our Foreman, Matt Zeller, and his crew sprayed our ShotLock around the entire basement wall perimeter. Our ShotLock is a strong alternative that demolishing and rebuilding a deteriorated foundation. Not only is ShotLock fast and effective, but it is also an attractive solution. Loren and Emily were very grateful they chose American Waterworks to rebuild their foundation and restore their peace of mind! 

  • Retaining Wall Repaired in Eau Claire, WI
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    Retaining Wall Repaired in Eau Claire, WI
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    Retaining Wall Repaired in Eau Claire, WI

    Peter B. of Eau Claire, WI had some concerns with his retaining wall and he wanted to talk with a professional to see what needed to be done. He found American Waterworks online so he scheduled a FREE estimate with our Design Specialist. Our Design Specialist inspected Peter's retaining wall and determined a solution that would work for him and his needs. He proposed our Wall Anchor System, which is the most versatile foundation repair system that we provide for homeowners. 

    Our Foreman, Hugo, and his production team installed six of our GeoLock Wall Anchors and six of our GeoLock C-Channel Anchors, both of which are designed to stabilize and straighten foundation walls. Our C-Channel Anchors are made to repair walls that bowing at the top and bottom of foundation walls, and our Wall Anchors are made to repair walls that are bowing outward in the middle. Peter had a great experience with our team and he could not believe the amount of work that was put in to complete the project! 

    At American Waterworks, we provide services in foundation repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space repair/encapsulation, radon testing/mitigation, and concrete repair/lifting. Call us today or click HERE to request and schedule your FREE estimate! 

  • Foundation Repaired in Durand, WI
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    Foundation Repaired in Durand, WI
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    Foundation Repaired in Durand, WI

    Gerald B. of Durand, WI needed foundation repair work as soon as possible before it got worse. He did some research online and came across American Waterworks. He called our office line and set up a FREE Estimate with our Design Specialist, Charles Haldeman. Charles went to his home, inspected his foundation and came up with a solution that fit his needs and budget. Gerald went ahead with the proposal and scheduled an installation date. 

    Our Foreman, Matt Zeller, and his production team installed our ShotLock around the entire wall perimeter of the basement. Our ShotLock is a spray-on solution made to demolish and rebuild a deteriorating foundation. It is faster and less expensive than a foundation replacement, it restores the safety and property value with minimum disturbance to the home, and it is a fully warrantied repair. Gerlad was thrilled with the work and had a remarkable experience! 

  • Foundation Repair in Menomonie, WI
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    Foundation Repair in Menomonie, WI
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    Foundation Repair in Menomonie, WI

    Nick E. of Menomonie, WI had cracked and bowing foundation walls, causing him to worry about the stability of his home. He got in contact with our office staff and scheduled a FREE estimate with our Design Specialist, Chuck. Chuck went to Nick's home, carefully inspected his walls, and determined a solution that would work for him and his needs. Chuck proposed our ShotLock Repair System and our PowerBraces Foundation Repair System, both of which are designed to repair foundation structures. Nick was confident in our systems, so he followed through with the project and got a date scheduled for the installation. 

    Our Foreman, Matt, and his production team applied our ShotLock solution along the entire backside wall. Our ShotLock is a special spray-on solution that rebuilds deteriorating foundation walls and is twice as strong as standard concrete. It also gives the wall a smooth, polished finish. Next, Matt and his team installed our PowerBraces along the east and west foundation wall. Our PowerBraces are made to stabilize failing basement walls and give them the potential to straighten them over time. After a two-day completion, Nick said he had a great experience with Matt and his crew! 

    At American Waterworks, we provide services in basement waterproofing, foundation repair, crawl space repair/encapsulation, radon testing/mitigation, and concrete repair/lifting. Call us today or click HERE to request and schedule your FREE estimate! 

  • Basement Waterproofing in Arkansaw, WI
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    Basement Waterproofing in Arkansaw, WI
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    Basement Waterproofing in Arkansaw, WI

    Kristine I. of Arkansaw, WI had severe water problems in her basement, making her worry and want to get it under control. She got in touch with our office staff and got a FREE estimate scheduled with our Design Specialist, Chuck Haldeman. Chuck went to Kristine's house, inspected her water problems, and determined a solution. Kristine was confident in his solution, so she signed the contract. 

    Our Foreman, Raul Barroso, and his production team began the installation by installing our Foamax Wall Panels around the entire basement wall perimeter. Our Foamax provides comfort to the home and saves money on energy bills while making the walls look clean and bright. It also reduces condensation due to moisture protection. Next, our team installed our TripleSafe Sump Pump System, followed by the discharge line. Our TripleSafe provides three layers of protection, solves all three water problems in one unit, and comes with a battery back-up. Our battery back-up keeps the system running in case of a power outage or failure. The purpose of the discharge line is to allow water to escape the home without invading the foundation wall. Kristine was happy with the work that was done and had a great experience from start to finish! 

    At American Waterworks, we provide services in basement waterproofing, crawl space repair/encapsulation, foundation repair, radon testing/mitigation, and concrete repair/lifting. Call us today or click HERE to request your FREE estimate! 

  • Crawl Space Fix in Hudson, WI
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    Crawl Space Fix in Hudson, WI
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    Crawl Space Fix in Hudson, WI

    Jon and Amy H. of Hudson, WI had water coming into their crawl space, causing them to worry about water damage and other crawl space problems. They went online and saw that we provide free estimates, so they called our office line and scheduled one with our Design Specialist, Chuck Haldeman. Chuck went to their home, crawled into their crawl space, and drew up some possible solutions for a few hours. After the inspection, Jon, Amy, and Chuck sat down and discussed which solution would work best. They decided on one of the solutions, signed Chuck's contract, and went ahead with the installation. 

    Our Foreman, Jeromy Anderson, and his production team began the installation by taking everything out of the crawl space and ensuring the space was clear to begin the work. Next, our team installed our SuperSump Plus M53 Sump Pump in the crawl space, which is made to keep spaces dry and healthy for extended periods of time, especially in times of heavy water intrusion. Next, Jeromy and his crew installed our CleanSpace Encapsulation Moisture Barrier throughout the entire crawl space. The purpose of this moisture barrier is to keep the crawl space dry, protect the structure, and prevent mold and rot. The installation took a few days, but Jon and Amy had a wonderful experience and could not believe the transformation from start to finish! 

    Not only do we perform work in crawl space waterproofing. We also provide services in basement waterproofing, foundation repair, radon testing/mitigation, and concrete repair/lifting. Call us today or fill out our online free estimate form to request your appointment! 

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1307 Valleyhigh Dr NW
Rochester, MN 55901
1-507-200-2737


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4119 14th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
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