Basement Waterproofing

We provide basement waterproofing services to prevent a flooded basement, damage to the foundation walls, mold growth, and other problems.

Our waterproofing system redirects the water out before it even enters your basement, creating a path of least resistance.

Why you should Waterproof your basement in the winter

Iowa Homeowners may be surprised to learn that the winter months are a great time to consider having their basement or crawl space waterproofed. Spring brings showers and showers mean moisture. At BAM Basements and Masons of Des Moines, we recommend waterproofing below-grade areas ahead of the upcoming rain and humidity! Unfortunately, if your basement …

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HOW DO I KNOW IF MY HOME IS PROPERLY GRADED?

From rainy spring days to summer and early fall thunderstorms to winter snow, your home is constantly under the threat of flooding. But even with the proper sump pump in place, your home could experience flooding at any moment because of your grading. So how do you know if your home is properly graded or …

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Why Supporting Small local business’s Is so Important?

Small businesses are important because they provide opportunities for entrepreneurs and create meaningful jobs with greater job satisfaction than positions with larger, traditional companies. They foster local economies, keeping money close to home and supporting neighborhoods and communities.   The Benefits of Supporting Small Businesses Small-business owners love what they do, and they play an …

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Questions to ask when researching Waterproofing companies

Not all renovation projects are aesthetic. Some are necessary just to keep your home dry. Is your basement or crawl space damp, musty or moldy? Then you need to find a waterproofing company who can solve the water problem. A basement waterproofing company can ensure that is the case through a variety of solutions. Selecting …

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No More Creepy Crawl Space: here are some Reasons to Encapsulate

Cobwebs, spiders, mice, and dirt. Moisture evaporating from the ground. Outdoor air coming in through crawl space vents, old insulation. All of these things allow scary specimens like mold spores, rot, and structural deterioration to make their way into your crawl space, making it look much more creepy than clean. Bam Basements and Masons of …

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Gutter cleaning and Why it’s so important

The fall season is finally here and that means the leaves are starting to fall off of the trees! The different colored leaves are certainly a beautiful sight to see, but not when they are clogging up your gutters. It is important that you keep your gutter clean in order to effectively keep rainwater away …

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Fall Weather and its Effects on Your basement and Crawl Space

  As much as we hate to say it, summer is almost over. Where did the time go? That means fall and winter is on its way, shorter days, and colder weather. Fall brings rainy weather and moisture build-up in basements and crawl spaces. As a homeowner, it’s important to understand what annual fall maintenance …

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What to Do When there’s Water in your Basement?

It’s raining outside and you’re relaxing in the basement, you get up and notice the floors are wet. Panic sets in and what do you do? Water in the basement can lead to mold, musty smells, damaged walls and floors, and ruined furniture and belongings. It’s necessary to get rid of the water, fix underlying …

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A Finished Basement Is The Dream Of Many Homeowners

A finished basement is the dream of many homeowners. Sometimes it’s a necessity, a way to create badly needed living space for a growing family.  Other times it’s a luxury, a den, a family room, a playroom, a “man cave.” No matter what the intended use for finished basement space, the job of turning below …

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