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Rick Wallace fills in as host for Scott and is joined by Tyler Cluff of Mosby Building Arts and Burk Watts of Helitech Waterproofing & Foundation Repair to answer your home improvement questions. With the recent flooding in the area, we take a large amount of calls on basement flooding problems, sump pumps, sinking concrete, and more. Read more »

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There are some services you don’t think you’ll need until disaster strikes, like basement waterproofing and foundation repair. Water problems in your home can not only lead to a messy situation but can lead to dangerous structural issues and even health problems.

During times of disaster, like what we’ve recently experienced in the greater St. Louis region and beyond, some smaller contractors may venture outside of their areas of expertise to capitalize on the opportunity. Homeowners in Illinois and Missouri should beware of these companies as their solution may only be a bandage for a deeper structural or drainage issue. Read more »

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This project was highlighted by the Home Builder’s Remodelers Council of Greater Southwest Illinois as we received the Director’s Choice for the 2016 Remodelers of Distinction Award for Structural Renovation. Read about our limited access wall repair below!

 

Limited Access Wall Repair

Category Entry: Structural Renovation

 

Description of the scope of the project:

This property had both structural issues with the foundation and water intrusion through cracks and basement floor.  The cracks were a result of lateral movement (bowing) in three of the four foundation walls, with the front and rear walls being significant. The front wall had leaned in over three and a half inches, which was damaging the duct work in the basement. The rear wall had not only significant cracking but also was bowing in the middle, while the left side wall was leaning in two and a half inches.

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Helitech received the 2016 Remodelers of Distinction Award for Waterproofing Renovation as given by the Home Builder’s Remodelers Council of Greater Southwest Illinois. Read about our Leaky Basement Repair project below!

 

Leaky Basement Repair

Category Entry: Waterproofing

 

Description of the scope of the project:

A flooring company was working in the home when they discovered severe water issues and decided a waterproofing company was needed for repair work. The basement was finished, which blocked access to fully investigate the issue, it was determined there were serious water problems as well as potential structural issues. Read more »

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The Home Builders Association of Greater Southwest Illinois Remodelers Council recently named Helitech Waterproofing & Foundation Repair of Belleville, Illinois, a 2015 Remodeler of Distinction in both the Foundation Renovation and Waterproofing Renovation categories, in recognition of their professional remodeling expertise. The award was given at the Home Builders Association Installation Banquet held recently in Fairview Heights, IL.

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The Home Builders Association of Greater Southwest Illinois Remodelers Council recently named Helitech Waterproofing & Foundation Repair of Belleville, Illinois, a 2015 Remodeler of Distinction in both the Foundation Renovation and Waterproofing Renovation categories, in recognition of their professional remodeling expertise. The award was given at the Home Builders Association Installation Banquet held recently in Fairview Heights, IL.

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April showers bring May flowers, but they can also bring flooded basements if not properly addressed before the heavy rains fall.

While many homeowners have a subsurface drainage system installed, what they often forget to address is “What if the power goes out? How does my sump pump kick on then?”. After all, how many times has your power gone out in the event of a storm? And how many times does it turn immediately back on? Not as often as we would like. Read more »