Jon’s Dry Basement® Foundation Repair is Iowa’s premier foundation repair and basement waterproofing contractor. With over 46 years in the industry, the company has grown into a complete home services business, offering numerous patented foundation repair and basement waterproofing solutions and crawl space solutions.

Our home office is in Des Moines, and we provide service to most of Iowa. Our service area includes Des Moines, Iowa City, Dubuque, Mason City, and Ft. Dodge.

Our Des Moines Foundation Repair and Waterproofing Staff

Everyone on our staff is committed to 100% customer satisfaction. We are staffed locally to provide personalization to our services. Your satisfaction has always been — and always will be — our first priority. Everyone in our company — the owners, the office staff, your estimator, and each member of the crew — is committed to that goal. Our team has more than 250 combined years of experience in residential foundation repair and basement waterproofing. Our expert installation crews are fully bonded and insured.

Meet Our Estimators and Foreman

Matt Goodrich

Iowa Production Manager

Interests:  Spending time with family, hunting, fishing, sports, and volunteer work

Matt joined the Dry Basement® team in February 2020.  He brings a great deal of experience with him, which includes ten years in commercial and residential construction and remolding plus eight years as a foundation repair and basement waterproofing foreman.

Scott Tigner


Interests:  Baseball, volleyball, children’s activities, volunteer work, and fundraising for children’s teams; YMCA, Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation for 15 years.

Scott started out as a realtor in 1993 and has been working with homeowners in some form of home sales, financing, remodeling, and building ever since.  Now at Dry Basement®, he has completed our extensive training programs and annually takes 12 hours of continuing education conducted by civil engineers. He will again be working with homeowners — this time to solve their basement water problems or foundation problems. Scott has a great understanding of what homeowners need to know to be sure their home is sound and secure, and he is ready to make it happen.

Evan Courtney


Interests:  Camping with family, fishing, and hunting.

Evan has been working construction his entire adult life.  For the past eight years as a foreman, he’s focused on concrete work and Basement waterproofing. He brings a lifetime of hands-on experience to his role as an estimator.

Brett Koster


Interests: Watching sports, woodworking, and building things.

Brett joined Dry Basement® in October 2020.  He brings a variety of experiences with him, including concrete work, waterproofing, and landscaping.

Travis Hotaling

Flex Foreman / Poly-Jacking

Interests: Chief’s fan. Loves fishing, shooting, and family time.

Travis joined Dry Basement® in early 2021.  He has extensive experience repairing basements and concrete leveling.


“The whole gang from Jon’s Dry Basement® Foundation Repair did an excellent job. Having a dry basement will ensure no mold grows down there and that gives us peace of mind. We rated the work done, the estimator and installation crew with excellent marks because they deserved them. I was very pleased and would freely recommend the company to anyone in Iowa with a need for this type of service.”
Justin S. — Steamboat Rock, IA


Foundation Repair Des Moines

Our state-of-the-art foundation repair products, including the HouseHolder® Piering System and the HouseHolder® AnchorSystem, have been invented by our own team of foundation consultants and engineers specifically for the soil conditions prevalent in our service area.

Basement Waterproofing Des Moines

We offer basement waterproofing services to keep the lower level of your home clean, dry, and safe.

These products are regarded by top testing engineers as among the best foundation products on the market.

Jon’s Des Moines Services Include:

• Foundation Repair (Basement Crack Repair & Foundation Crack Repair)

• Basement Waterproofing

• House Leveling

• Crawl Space Repair & Encapsulation

• Foundation Piering

• Sump Pumps (Sump Pump Installation & Sump Pump Backup)

• Basement Dehumidifiers/Air Purifiers

• Crawl Space Dehumidifiers/Air Purifiers

• Sealing Cracks in Basement Floors & Walls

• Window Drains

• Yard and Drainage Solutions


Dry Basement® Foundation Repair fixes problems in foundationsbasements, and crawl spaces throughout our service areas in Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa. Contact Jon’s Dry Basement® in Des Moines for your foundation repair and basement waterproofing.