Should a Sump Basin Be Perforated?

Should a Sump Basin Be Perforated?

Should a Sump Basin Be Perforated?  A sump basin is a bucket-like structure that fits into a pit beneath your basement floor. Excess water will drain into the sump basin when a heavy storm occurs or when the groundwater level is above your basement floor. As the water rises in the basin, a sump pump will pump the water out of the basement to the exterior of your home. A sump pump system like this is a great way to keep your basement dry, especially if used with other waterproofing and drainage systems.  We are proud to use Earth Contact … Read More

How Your Wet Basement Effects You in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska

How Your Wet Basement Effects You in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Wet Basement Wyoming Whether you live in Wyoming, South Dakota, or Nebraska, you deal with the four seasons. Hot and cold, wet and dry, and the seasonal changes affect the soil around the foundation of your basement. The soil expands and contracts due to the moisture levels in it. When this happens over and over throughout the year and years after, the soil can cause damage to your foundation. When you have a wet basement, it is time to consider having our specialists from Rapid Foundation Repair come and check out exactly what is happening. The damage water can cause … Read More

Get Your Home Foundation Ready for Spring

Get Your Home Foundation Ready for Spring

Get Your Home Foundation Ready for Spring Many people think of spring as a time of renewal and rebirth, and this is especially true during “spring cleaning.” People will go through their homes and clean what they’ve been ignoring all winter, get to gardening, paint the house, and do all the repairs they need to. This is great for the health of your home, but have you considered what you can do for your foundation? It supports your whole home, yet most people pay it no mind. This spring season, take some time out to prepare your foundation for spring … Read More

You May Not Need Sump Pump Repair, Try This!

You May Not Need Sump Pump Repair, Try This!

  You May Not Need Sump Pump Repair, Try This! If you’re not sure that your sump pump is working correctly, spring is the perfect time to check that out. Sump pump repair is not always necessary every year. First, you should check your sump pump to make sure that it’s in good working condition. This is a relatively simple process that could save you time and money in the long run. First, what is a sump pump and what is it used for? A sump pump is a pump that is placed in your basement in a basin which … Read More

Finished Basement? A Sump Pump is a Must

Finished Basement? A Sump Pump is a Must

Basement Flooding and Sump Pumps in South Dakota Basement flooding is a very common issue in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming. If you have extra living space in the basement of your home, be sure to sufficiently protect it by installing a sump pump .  Sump pumps work to send water out of your basement and away from your home, providing you with a safe and dry living space. They are designed to protect your home from excess groundwater and save you from expensive flood damage repair. The Importance of a Backup Sump Pump Like a lot of homeowners, you may already … Read More

Why You Need a Battery Backup Sump Pump

Why You Need a Battery Backup Sump Pump

Why Invest in a Battery Backup Sump Pump in South Dakota? You may think that your home is safe from flooding because you have a sump pump that runs of of the AC power. But what happens when the power goes out or the sump pump gets clogged or overloaded? That is where having a battery backup sump pump comes in handy. Rapid Foundation Repair is proud to offer battery backup sump pump options to the residents of South Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska. When do battery sump pumps help keep your home safe from water damage? Power Outages: During heavy … Read More

How to Inspect Your Home’s Foundation

How to Inspect Your Home’s Foundation

Foundation Inspection Owning a home is a big responsibility. There are so many areas that need to be checked over regularly. Your home’s foundation is one such area. At least twice a year you should take a walk around your foundation inspecting it for any water damage, pest infestation, and structural weaknesses. If you see any signs of problems, you should contact Rapid Foundation Repair to do a more thorough inspection of the areas that you are concerned about so that a plan of action can be put together. If you let these problems go, the issues become bigger and … Read More

Rapid Foundation Repair’s Service Area

Rapid Foundation Repair’s Service Area

Foundation Repair for South Dakota and the Surrounding Area Rapid Foundation Repair has made taking care of our clients our number one goal when it comes to taking care of your needs with your foundation. We want to make sure your home is as safe as it can be for your family. We only use Earth Contact Products because they are number one in the industry. It makes the job that our highly trained professionals do better when using the best products. Our service area covers parts of Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota. The following cities will find Rapid Foundation … Read More

Sump Pump 101

Sump Pump 101

Sump Pump Installation in South Dakota If your basement has a lot of water issues, the sump pump installation may be the best solution for you. Sump pumps are especially useful where there is regular flooding and basements are constantly wet. Rapid Foundation Repair can provide you with the best in sump pump installation, and repair. Sump pumps are used to remove the water that accumulates in the sump pit, usually found in the basement of the house. The water is then pumped into the ground away from the home. An aged sump pump can become unreliable and create moisture issues that … Read More

Basement Waterproofing? SD Experts Can Help

Basement Waterproofing? SD Experts Can Help

Summer Storms Can Equal a Wet Basement It is that time of year again, summer is here. Summer is great, there is swimming in the pool, the Fourth of July, fireworks, vacations, and lots of outside fun. With all the special celebrations and fun times that are to be had during the summer season, you do not want to be bothered by a leaky, wet basement. When that summer season shows up, summer storms come along with it, and along with these storms, you are bound to encounter some foundation problems such as a damp crawl space. Not to worry, … Read More