Foundation & Home Repair in Johnston, IA

Keeping your home in good repair is important. Your home is one of your biggest investments. Making sure the value of your home stays up is important. Living in Johnston, IA, your home may be vulnerable to foundation shifting and settlement. The soil in Johnson, IA is expansive soil which means that it will expand when it gets wet and contract when it gets too dry. This shifting of the soil beneath your foundation will also cause your foundation to shift and move. It is important to look around your home and see if you have any of the signs of foundation settlement. Some Wall cracks are a sign of foundation problems.of these signs are:

  • Floor cracks
  • Sloping floors
  • Wall cracks
  • Leaning chimney
  • Doors and windows that stick
  • Garage column cracks
  • Foundation cracks
  • Cracks in brick and mortar
  • Stair and stoop problems

If you see any of these signs of foundation settlement, it is important to have a professional come in and inspect your home. Iowa Home Restoration & Repair, LLC has the experts to come and inspect you home and offer you the foundation repair solution to keep your foundation strong.

For foundation repair, we use Rhino carbon fiber to close cracks and support basement walls that have started to lean or bow. These carbon fiber supports are installed on bowing or cracking basement walls to give the foundation more support. We also install plate anchors to pull foundation walls back to their original level. These plate anchors will give strength to the walls so they won’t bow or lean in the future.


Don’t let a wet basement cause you to lose living space, ruin personal possessions or cause mold to get into the air Interior waterproofing in Johnston, IAthat your breath. Iowa Home Restoration & Repair, LLC can help keep your basement dry. We offer an interior drainage system to collect the water and move it away from your basement. Our interior drainage system consists of a perforated drainage pipe, sump pit, and sump pump. The perforated drainage pipe is installed along the interior footing and is connected to a sump pit. When the sump pit reaches a certain level, the sump pump turns on and pumps the water away from the basement and foundation.

We also offer crawl space encapsulation which is the installation of a vapor barrier along the interior of the crawl space. This vapor barrier will seal out moisture and keep your crawl space dry.

All of the products that we use are manufactured by Earth Contact Products (ECP), the very best waterproofing and foundation repair products in the industry today.



Mold is one of the results of a wet basement.When mold spores gets into the air that you breath, it can cause health issues for you and your family. One of the obvious signs of a mold problem is visible mold. There are other not so obvious signs that you may have a mold problem. Some of these are:

  • High humidity throughout your home
  • Musty odors
  • Wood rot
  • Water stains
  • Rusty appliances and pipes

All of these are indications that you have a wet basement, which can also mean that you may have mold. Iowa Home Restoration & Repair, LLC offers mold inspection and testing. If we find that you have a mold problem, we have the solutions to get rid of the mold and keep your family safe.

Contact us today for any of your home repair needs.

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