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7 Common Myths About Radon Debunked

Many homeowners do not know the risks of elevated levels of radon in their home. There are many myths about radon-but we are here to set the record straight and educate h...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

MN Winter Weather and Wet Basements

After experiencing the coldest streak of subzero temperatures in January, the Midwest is finally experiencing some relief today with temperatures reaching nearly 40 degre...

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

RADON is a colorless, odorless radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth. When inhaled, it gives off radioactive particles that can damage the cells that line the lung...

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

The American Waterworks office servicing Southeastern MN, WI, and IA can be crucial part of your new construction team. If you are planning to build on a site that turned...

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

All of the moisture we have been getting in MN, IA, and WI in combination with the repeated freezing and thawing is causing some basements walls to crack, often indicatin...

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Spring showers bring welcome moisture to refresh yards and gardens, but these spring rains can also cause damp basements in Austin MN and southeast Minnesota. Don't pull ...

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Let the American Waterworks staff based in Rochester MN install an egress window that will bring light, a new dimension of safety, and better ventilation to your basement...

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

A cold crawl space can cause cold floors and cool hot water pipes and furnace ducts, resulting in higher utility costs and cold feet! American Waterworks crews in MN, IA,...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Recent changes in the make-up of clay soils throughout several areas in the upper Midwest, including: Mason City IA, Rochester MN, Minneapolis MN, Austin MN, La Crosse WI...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

The dates for the 2013 home shows are Feb 27-March 3 in Minneapolis, MN, March 1-March 3 in Mason City, IA, and Sunday March 3rd in Decorah IA.

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

It isn't too early to start thinking about spring in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Although there is snow on the ground now, we can be thinking about planting a garden,...

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Is your new construction being built on solid ground? Has the dirt beneath your feet ever been a consideration in buying build-able land? With land available for use bein...

Monday, January 28th, 2013

January is a month filled with new beginnings and resolutions. Those who succeed in keeping their New Year's goals, understand that a strong foundation is essential to ac...

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

If you are experiencing: cold-like symptoms, respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, watery eyes, sore throat, coughing, skin irritations, asthma attacks; mold ...

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Normally, the climate of southeastern Minnesota, western Wisconsin, northern Iowa and the Dakotas is frozen before November's end. The lack of variables in soil temperatu...

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Subtle signs of foundation issues often go ignored by commercial property owners until an upheaval that requires action occurs. It's akin to ignoring a vehicle's check en...

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

In Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, residents know how to enjoy the recreational opportunities water has to offer. This December 2012, two men were waterskiing on McC...

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

To keep water at bay, waterproof your basement. To keep mold spores away, waterproof your basement. Maintain your family's health and protect the resale value of your hom...

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Drought impacts more than the farming industry. Brick and mortar businesses and homeowners are taking on unexpected costs as the shift of soil brought on by drought cause...

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Subtle signs may indicate serious structural problems and give one cause to check the integrity of their structure's foundation. The front door to your business might sti...

Monday, October 29th, 2012

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