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Sump Pumps Case Studies: Basement Waterproofing Installation in Sauk Centre, MN

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 by Kal Aldrich


Water in the basement can lead to several problems such as mold, musty smells, damaged walls and floors, and ruined furniture or other belongings. It is a nightmare for the homeowner and aside from making the basement unusable, it can create a serious health and safety hazard. It is necessary to get rid of the water, fix the underlying problems, and take steps to keep the basement dry. 

A homeowner in Sauk Centre, MN was experiencing these problems whenever it rained. They needed professional help right away, so they called American Waterworks and scheduled a FREE inspection and estimate. Our Design Specialist went to their home to inspect their problems and come up with a solution that fit their needs and budget. He proposed our WaterGuard Drainage System along with our TripleSafe Sump Pump System. The homeowner was confident with the products and warranties, so they went ahead with the project and scheduled a date for the installation. 


To begin the installation, our Foreman and our production team cut out the concrete floor perimeter with a jackhammer, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed our WaterGuard Drainage System. Our WaterGuard is made to prevent water clogs, serve as an interior underground drain, and collects water seepage from basement walls. Next, our team installed our TripleSafe Sump Pump System in connection with the WaterGuard. These two systems go hand in hand when it comes to getting water out of the basement in a timely and efficient manner. Our TripleSafe is the best sump pump that we provide for homeowners and it solves all three water problems in one system. To complete the project, our crew covered the open floor gaps with river rock and applied new concrete over it. The homeowner was happy with the work, got all of their questions answered, and had a great experience from start to finish! 

To learn more about the basement waterproofing products that we provide for homeowners, click HERE!

Project Summary

Contractor: American Waterworks

Products Installed: TripleSafe Sump Pump System and WaterGuard Drainage System

Foreman: Tremaine Jackson

Design Specialist: Shane Nephew

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