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Innovative Basement Authority

North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Eastern Montana know to trust Innovative Basement Authority with long-lasting waterproofing, foundations, and crawl space repair solutions.

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Innovative Basement Authority

At Innovative Basement Authority, we understand the harsh Midwest weather can do severe damage to your home. We strive to create outstanding customer service by offering homeowners throughout North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and eastern Montana the best solutions to your basement waterproofing, structural repair, crawl space encapsulation, and concrete lifting needs.

Founded in 2005, Innovative Basement Authority, a Groundworks Company, has had a mission to protect, repair, and improve our customers’ greatest asset: their home. With industry-leading products and customizable solutions, our team will work with you to create a plan that works best for you and your home. Because we offer more than just repair solutions, we are restoring peace of mind.

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Structural Repair Services We Provide

Groundworks Experts Assess and Repair a Home Foundation

Foundation Repair

When problems with your home’s foundation arise, it can bring a variety of other issues along with it. Here’s how our specialized solutions can repair your home’s foundation to it’s original stability.

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Basement Waterproofing

Waterproofing your basement is key to having a healthy environment in your home, as well as preventing problems in the future. Learn more about the benefits of waterproofing your basement.

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Crawl Space Repair

When it comes to the health of your home’s crawl space, there are many factors and problem signs at work. Knowing what the signs are could help you indicate that it’s time for repairs.

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Concrete Lifting

The stability and consistency of the concrete around your home is an important factor to it’s overall aesthetic and wellbeing. Here’s what you should know about the concrete lifting options for your home.

Foundation & Basement Waterproofing Services Near Me

Innovative Basement Authority services the following areas:

Why You Should Choose Us

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Ben and Andrew were great. Leveled out the driveway, ensured each section was properly supported and lined up, caulked, and finished it…

Ben and Andrew were great. Leveled out the driveway, ensured each section was properly supported and lined up, caulked, and finished it off beautifully. I'm very pleased with the results and the long term stability is guaranteed.

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All of the above. Many thanks for Gregg P. Kyle W. and Tyler M.

All of the above. Many thanks for Gregg P. Kyle W. and Tyler M.

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I really appreciated working with Innovative Basement Authority with securing my house in many ways (Piers, foam, beams, etc.) amounting to …

I really appreciated working with Innovative Basement Authority with securing my house in many ways (Piers, foam, beams, etc.) amounting to many different projects completed at this point. I had five competitive estimates from other companies but the guarantees, price, and options provided by Innovative were hard to beat. Since working with them, their customer service has been top notch.Piers/Beams – Lance and Kyle were the BEST. That was one intense job to dig up the basement and install piers/beams. They were knowledgeable, helpful, conscientious of the house, and personable to work with. They deserve 10 stars.Estimates – Thank you to Chris and Travis for the competitive estimates. Chris was always willing to work with me to provide the most competitive quote with good options. Travis has met all the challenges with insulation and foam. Thank you for all the follow up as well.Foam – Front Steps – Gunnar and Logan stabilized my front steps with foam. They were very considerate of walking through every step, the risks, and the warnings with completing this job. I appreciated their customer centric approach.Foam – Basement – Mark and Andrew were great as well with the basement foam insulation. They too walked me through the expectations of the job and it was a very smooth process.I'm sure I have missed some people who are part of the process. I can tell this Company works as a team which is appreciated. I'm grateful to you all.I feel my house is in great shape to last the next 80+ years. Mostly, I believe I can count on Innovative to be there if there are any concerns in the future.

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Chris with Innovative Basement Authority was Great! Very professional, on time and knowledgeable with what needed to be done. Highly…

Chris with Innovative Basement Authority was Great! Very professional, on time and knowledgeable with what needed to be done. Highly recommend Chris!Deanne Hoffman

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Adam Little was very helpful, had great insight and was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend using Innovative

Adam Little was very helpful, had great insight and was very knowledgeable. Highly recommend using Innovative

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RJ, Aaron, and Brandon were very efficient, respectful, polite and did an awesome job! These guys were really a dream team, couldn’t ask…

RJ, Aaron, and Brandon were very efficient, respectful, polite and did an awesome job! These guys were really a dream team, couldn’t ask for a better group of workers! They were amazing.

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Excellent and professional service from Isaiah McKeown, Chris Popowich, and Mike Erickson filling under our garage floor. Did a great job…

Excellent and professional service from Isaiah McKeown, Chris Popowich, and Mike Erickson filling under our garage floor. Did a great job of walking through everything before and after and explaining how best to protect our investment going forward. We really appreciated the work, especially since it was an unexpected addition to the schedule.

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Zach, Jerry, Rich, and Dema (not sure on spelling) just finished installing replacement egress Windows and new window wells at our home in…

Zach, Jerry, Rich, and Dema (not sure on spelling) just finished installing replacement egress Windows and new window wells at our home in NW MN. They finished the job in one day, were courteous, and answered any questions we had. They explained how everything tied into our drain tile, and their attention to clean up and detail was awesome. This is the 2nd time we have used Innovative Basement for house projects and we would recommend to anyone looking for help with their basement or foundation. Thanks Zach and crew!!

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Jan Kottke was helpful in explaining what was necessary to fix our garage’s flooring; this has been an problem for years. He laid out what…

Jan Kottke was helpful in explaining what was necessary to fix our garage’s flooring; this has been an problem for years. He laid out what would be required in a professional manner, and the issue will be solved soon. I’m happy to have worked with this company.

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Had an awesome experience with these guys! It started with Casey coming over to give us a free estimate and to go over our options. He was…

Had an awesome experience with these guys! It started with Casey coming over to give us a free estimate and to go over our options. He was extremely knowledgeable and made it an easy decision to go with IBA.The day before our install the foreman for the job Jacob D. gave me a call to let me know when they were planning on being at the house the following morning. The folling morning Jacob D., Michael B., and Lenerd S. Showed up ready to rock. Went through the plan of attack right with them right away and then let them do thier thing. The spacing of the beams for the basement wall even worked out where they were able to have one less beam. They did quick professional work and were done and loaded up by noon. Showed us everything in the walk through and everything looked great. Super happy to have it done and the guys made it a great experience. Thanks guys!

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Jacob D and Lenard S provided great service. Professional and friendly. Made sure I knew what was going on and answered questions….

Jacob D and Lenard S provided great service. Professional and friendly. Made sure I knew what was going on and answered questions. Treated my home and my family with respect and didn't damage anything, which not all contractors seem concerned about. I have some additional basement work that will need to be complete and I will definitely be using Innovative again.

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Nathan was the salesperson who explained the project and what it would do and gave a Accurate estimate. Josh W. And Ken where the…

Nathan was the salesperson who explained the project and what it would do and gave a Accurate estimate. Josh W. And Ken where the installing team. All work was completed in a timely manner very personal & respectful of our home and to us. We were very satisfied with the work that was done.

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Jon Qualley & crew repaired the sport structure to our lake cabin. He kept us informed during the process and brought to our attention an…

Jon Qualley & crew repaired the sport structure to our lake cabin. He kept us informed during the process and brought to our attention an area that needed to be addressed to insure the integrity of the area repaired. Jon & crew were friendly and worked long hours to complete the job. I highly recommendInnovative for quality service.

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Brandon, Raul, Michael did an excellent job. They kept me in the loop and explained everything clearly on what they did.

Brandon, Raul, Michael did an excellent job. They kept me in the loop and explained everything clearly on what they did.

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Pharoah, Will, Angel and Padro called 20 minutes before arriving. Will introduced himself and explained what they would be doing. The team …

Pharoah, Will, Angel and Padro called 20 minutes before arriving. Will introduced himself and explained what they would be doing. The team started working. They were respectful as they moved from the basement to their truck covering the floor and minimizing the dust. The job was scheduled for two day but the completed it in one.

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Gavin drove halfway across the state to meet our timeline for an evaluation. Made it on time, provided a detailed breakdown and solution to …

Gavin drove halfway across the state to meet our timeline for an evaluation. Made it on time, provided a detailed breakdown and solution to some moisture issues. Couldn't be happier

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Chis Kimpel did a great job reviewing the work we had done a year ago. He answered all of my questions. Chris Offered suggestions and even …

Chis Kimpel did a great job reviewing the work we had done a year ago. He answered all of my questions. Chris Offered suggestions and even pointed out a possible issue with one of the junctions in our plumping! He was very professional and easy to work with. Innovative Basement is a great team to work with. Thanks Chris.

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Gregg P, Kyle W, and Tyler M were exceptionally professional, and did outstanding work. They truly went the extra mile, and we are very…

Gregg P, Kyle W, and Tyler M were exceptionally professional, and did outstanding work. They truly went the extra mile, and we are very pleased with the results.

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Jake came over to do the inspection and was very thorough and professional. He explained what the problems were and gave us three levels of …

Jake came over to do the inspection and was very thorough and professional. He explained what the problems were and gave us three levels of corrective measures. There was absolute no pressure on which to chose. We were very confident his choices.Hunter and Paul came to do the work. He told us what the project would entail and kept us up to date each step of the way. He and Paul were very professional and patient as we asked questions. We had one question Regarding mold and discussed it with Hunter and Jake. Jake said he would be in Grand Forks for an inspection and would come over and take a look. He and Hunter agreed on what they could do.Hunter and Paul worked so hard. When they were done he walked us though everything they had done and why. They were great.

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My house is in Chamberlain, SD. I contracted Innovative Basement to stabilize the foundation as it was tilting. The soil there is not the…

My house is in Chamberlain, SD. I contracted Innovative Basement to stabilize the foundation as it was tilting. The soil there is not the best. The crew from IBA did an excellent job on my foundation repair. Riley and his crew were hard working, professional, and courteous. I liked Riley's calm reassurance that they could repair my home. I highly recommend IBA for any foundation repair!

History

Recognizing a need in the industry, Innovative Basement Authority was started by the father-son team Ross and Kevin Johnson in 2005. Because of their commitment to quality work and excellent customer service, the firm quickly expanded to three offices in Fargo, ND and Minneapolis and Rush City, MN. 

Offering basement waterproofing, foundation, and crawl space repair, Innovative Basement Authority is proud to serve homeowners throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Montana. 

Groundworks acquired this strong brand in November 2019. Since the merge, Innovative Basement System has a new freedom. This, coupled with the best training and products, has allowed Innovative Basement Authority to thrive for its more than 100 employees.

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