About Tomlinson Cannon | Iowa City, IA Contractor
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Over 60 Years of Outstanding Service

Eastern Iowans have trusted Tomlinson Cannon with their gutter repair and other homeowner services for more than 60 years. Since our founding in 1948, we've grown steadily, added new services, and expanded across the state.


Today, contractors, residential homeowners, commercial property owners, industrial facilities, and government agencies call on us when they need waterproofing, concrete sawing, mudjacking, foundation repair, and basement wall straightening. When you choose Tomlinson Cannon, you get the same values-driven service.

1948 — It All Began with Gutters

In 1948, Claude Tomlinson and his father founded a gutter business in Iowa City. For almost 40 years, they provided the residents of Iowa City with top-notch gutter services that protected their homes and businesses from rain.

Our Mission:

To serve with honor, nobility and integrity.

God first, then customers and each other.

1980s — Beyond Gutters

• 1985 — Tom and Sue Cannon purchased the gutter company from Claude Tomlinson

• 1987 — Added a Cedar Rapids branch

• 1989 — Began our basement waterproofing division

1990s — Rapid Expansion

• 1990 — Added basement wall anchoring to the waterproofing division

• 1992 — Expanded our waterproofing and wall anchoring services into Rochester, MN (d.b.a. American Waterworks) and acquired AeroSaw (est. 1988) to add concrete sawing and core drilling to our capabilities

• 1993 — Added the mudjacking division

• 1994 — Purchased Cole Waterproofing (est. 1967) to provide waterproofing and wall anchoring in the Quad Cities

• 1996 — Expanded Cole Waterproofing into gutter services

• 1997 — Sold American Waterworks

Contact us today for a free quote for gutter installation, basement waterproofing, or any of our services.

2000s — Steady Growth

• 2002 — Expanded our Cedar Rapids division to include Waterloo

• 2014 — Added additional Mudjacking crew

• Yearly growth within all divisions

• Today — With over 35 employees and the ability to work all along the I-380 Corridor, we're still growing every day. Join our team!

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