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About Northern States Basement Systems

Basement, Crawl Space, and Foundation Solutions Since 1991

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  • "...through the winter thaw and heavy rains this spring, my basement has remained bone dry!! Such a relief!" Read Full Testimonial

    Ken R. of Hayward, WI

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              I was absolutely satisfied. Couldn't be happier with the job you did. The install crew was super-very professional and hard workers. I was extremely satisfied by the crew's clean up job. When the crew left the basement was cleaner than before they arrived. I can't tell you how relieved and happy I am with my basement system! System was installed last summer of 2011 through the winter thaw and heavy rains this spring, my basement has remained bone dry!! Such a relief! Thank you for your system and your great work!!
    Ken R.
    Hayward, WI

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Our intelligent, proven approach to the design and installation of permanent solutions results in dry below grade spaces.

We provide lifetime of the home warranties on all qualified basement solutions. We provide 25 year warranties on all qualified crawlspace solutions. Our warranties go with the home and are fully transferable to all future homeowners. If you have a nasty wet crawlspace, a wet basement, musty odors, high humidity in your home, rodents and falling insulation in your crawlspace, cold floors over your crawlspace, mold in the crawlspace, cracked or leaking foundation walls, drafty old basement windows, a basement that looks like a dungeon, or if you simply want to finish your basement and protect the investment BEFORE you begin you've come to the right place!

About the Owners

Owner of Northern States Basement Systems

Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace and Dwight Gruetzmacher are co-owners of Northern States Basement Systems. They are dedicated to the Basement Systems philosophy and approach to controlling water, moisture, humidity, and other crawlspace and basement problems.

Their mission is to provide high quality custom designed systems and total service to each customer within the communities they serve.

Nancy Grace and Dwight have worked with the City of Duluth and Proctor on their I & I program for many years, installing many sump pump systems to keep the water from going into Lake Superior. They are currently working with the City of Eveleth installing Sump systems for their homeowners.


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our service area

We serve the following areas

  • Barronett
  • Birchwood
  • Brule
  • Cable
  • Comstock
  • Couderay
  • Cumberland
  • Cushing
  • Danbury
  • Drummond
  • Exeland
  • Foxboro
  • Frederic
  • Gordon
  • Grand View
  • Grantsburg
  • Hayward
  • Herbster
  • Hertel
  • Iron River
  • Lake Nebagamon
  • Luck
  • Maple
  • Mason
  • Milltown
  • Minong
  • Poplar
  • Port Wing
  • Radisson
  • Rice Lake
  • Sarona
  • Shell Lake
  • Siren
  • Solon Springs
  • South Range
  • Spooner
  • Springbrook
  • Stone Lake
  • Superior
  • Trego
  • Webster
  • Beaver Bay
  • Finland
  • Grand Marais
  • Knife River
  • Lutsen
  • Schroeder
  • Silver Bay
  • Tofte
  • Two Harbors
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Northern States Basement Systems
3011 Branch Street
Duluth, MN 55812
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