Serving St. Louis, Florissant, Springfield, St. Charles1-888-399-4067
Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm
Phone Hours: Mon - Thur: 8am - 7pm | Fri: 8am - 5pm | Sat: 9am - 1pm
A Columbia, IL resident was tired of dealing with a wet basement every time it rained because her sump pump couldn't keep up with the amount of incoming water. Woods Basement Systems replaced her old, nasty sump pump with a new TripleSafe. The resident now happily enjoys a dry basement all the time!
Sallie and Herbert B. of Columbia, Illinois were disappointed with their wet, musty crawl space. Mold began to grow and the air in their home was unhealthy.
Woods Basement Systems' foreman Josh B. installed the CleanSpace Encapsualtion system as a solution. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier that keeps their crawl space free of moisture, and ultimately free of mold.
Deric C. of Columbia, Illinois was troubled by his bowing foundation walls. As the walls bowed under pressure, they cracked and allowed water to enter his basement.
System design specialist Rob C. designed a solution. Jeremy R., foreman, installed PowerBrace to support the foundation and straighten the walls over time. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed where access to undisturbed soil was available. In addition to the foundation support, Deric's basement was waterproofed with WaterGuard.
Click the icons to see what our customers had to say.
We not only adhere to the highest industry standards, we strive to be the industry leader in the home improvement related services we provide. We also use state-of-the-art products and technology which are designed to fix your home. We are the authorized Basement Systems dealer in Columbia, IL.
Mike and Andrea D. of Columbia had major water issues in their basement and crawlspace. Their stone foundation had numerous cracks and gaps that allowed an alarming amount of water to leak into both their basement and crawlspace. Neither could be used for storage without their belongings becoming water damaged so they called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Mike T. inspected the basement and found that the best solution would be a basement and crawlspace waterproofing system.
Along the foundation walls in the basement and crawlspace, Woods installed CleanSpace. CleanSpace is a thick durable moisture barrier that can be installed on uneven surfaces like the stone foundation in this home. It prevents moisture from entering into the basement through the walls and instead directs it to the drainage system below.
The WaterGuard drainage system was installed under the cement floors along the perimeter of the basement. WaterGuard is designed to collect water from the foundation walls and joints were the walls meet the floors, the places where most water intrusion occurs, and drains it to the sump pump for removal. Because it is situated on top of the concrete footing of the home, the WaterGuard system is kept safely away from mud that might clog it.
Woods installed the Twin Pack to take the water from the drainage system and pump it out and away from the basement through its discharge lines. The Twin Pack contains two powerful cast-iron pumps that sit within different levels within the sump liner. This allows the Twin Pack to be effective against small leaks and heavy downpours.
IceGuards were installed on the discharge lines on the exterior of the home. IceGuards prevent water from coming back into the basement if the lines become frozen during cold winter months. They feature slotted openings that give water an alternative escape route into the yard.
Mike and Andrea D. have peace of mind that the can safely store their belongings in their basement and crawlspace because they will stay dry.
Dawn H. of Columbia, IL had a beautiful finished basement that was carpeted and housed expensive electronics. There was a big problem: water was seeping in underneath the finished walls, damaging the carpet and threatening their belongings. Dawn didn’t want to leave the problem and risk further damage so she called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Chris B. inspected her basement and recommended a full perimeter waterproofing system.
Woods installed WaterGuard under the concrete floors of the basement along the walls. WaterGuard is a drainage system that collects water from the foundation walls and floors of the basement and drains it away to the sump pump.
The TripleSafe Sump Pump System was installed to collect the water from the WaterGuard and pump it out and away from the basement through the discharge lines. The TripleSafe contains three pumps: a primary, a secondary and a battery back up pump, ensuring the basement stays dry even when the forecast calls for downpours. On the exterior of the home, IceGuards were installed on the discharge lines. If the lines become frozen or clogged, water can escape through the slotted openings of the IceGuard and not come back into the basement.
Dawn H. has peace of mind that her basement and belongings are safe from water damage because it will remain dry.
Miranda B. of Columbia, IL had an alarming amount of water come into her finished basement any time there was bad weather. It was causing water damage to her finished walls as well as the furniture and other belongings she kept in her basement. She was tired of worrying every time the forecast called for rain so she called Woods Basement Systems for a free, no obligation estimate. Design Specialist Jeremy K. assessed her basement and recommended installing a waterproofing system to handle the water problem.
Under the concrete floors of the basement, WaterGuard was installed. WaterGuard is a drainage system that sits on the footing and away from any mud that may clog it as it collects water from the walls and floors and drains it away to the sump pump.
A Twin Pack sump pump was installed. It contains a primary and secondary pump sitting at different levels within the sump liner so if the primary pump fails or is unable to keep up with the amount of unwanted water coming in, the secondary pump will work with it to ensure that water continues being pumped out of the basement through the discharge lines and safely away from the basement. IceGuards were installed on the discharge lines so that, in the event the lines become frozen or clogged, the water can escape through its slotted openings instead of coming back into the basement.
Miranda B. no longer worries about severe weather because she knows that her finished basement and belongings will stay dry.
Eric F. from Columbia, Illinois was unhappy with his basement whose walls were cracking and bowing. He thought these walls could be dangerous and, in order to solve this problem, he called our professional team and got an appointment.
After the appointment, our system specialist Todd W. decided to install Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. These anchors hold the bowing walls in basement. Secondly, WaterGuard was installed in order to keep basement drier. It is a drainage system running along the perimeter of the basement and enabling the water to go right into WaterGuard instead of all basement floor.
Now, he is living in his home whose basement is cleaner and more comfortable by the help of Woods Basement Systems.
Tom & Barbara H. from Columbia, Illinois was worried about their cracking and bowing walls. In order to solve this problem, one day they called us to get an appointment from our professional team. Our system design specialist Todd W. designed a solution to keep their basement dry and comfortable again like first day.
Based on the experience based design, Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed to support the foundation walls. Geo-Lock stabilizes the foundation and straightens the walls over time.
Now, Tom and Barbara H. are living their house whose basement is more comfortable and safe with the sustainable solution of our team.
Columbia, Illinois homeowner Deric C. was distraught with his bowing foundation walls. As the walls began to bow under pressure, they began to crack and allow water to enter his basement.
Robert C., system design specualist, designed a solution to support the home and keep the basement dry. PowerBrace and Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed by foreman Jeremy R. and his team. Geo-Lock is driven into undisturbed soil to support the home. When access is not available to undisturbed soil, PowerBrace is used to straighten the walls and support the foundation.
To waterproof the basement, WaterGuard was installed to guide water to the TwinPack sump pump system and away from the home. In addition to WaterGuard, the CleanSpace Wall System was installed. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier. It guides water to the WaterGuard and keeps the humidity low.
With this solution, Deric's basement will stay dry and his foundation will stay supported.
Dan H. of Columbia, Illinois was distraught by his uneven driveway. As the soil settled, the concrete settled with it. Unfortuantely, settling concrete results in cracking and unevennes.
System design specialist David D. designed a solution to restore Dan's driveway. PolyLEVEL was installed by foreman Andrew T. PolyLEVEL restores the concrete to its original position. It does not settle, so PolyLEVEL is a long lasting solution. Dan is pleased to know is driveway is now safe.
Columbia, Illinois residents Tom and Barbara H. were distraught by their bowing basement walls. The walls began to bow due to high water pressure in the soil. Jeremy K., system design specialist, designed a solution to support the home.
Foreman Todd W. installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Geo-Lock is made of galvanized steel, and is driven into undisturbed soil. So, Geo-Lock is a permanent solution to support Tom and Barbara's foundation.
Sallie and Herbert B. of Columbia, IL were having high energy bills due to their crawlspace being imporperly sealed. The crawlspace had air and moisture coming into the crawlspace. To reduce their energy bills, Woods Basement Systems insalled CleanSpace, WaterGuard, and SunHouse Window Wells. These products will keep the crawlspace dry and sealed, reducing the reducing the amount of energy needed to keep the customer's home comfortable.
Deanna and Don S., Columbia, Illinois homeowners, were troubled by their sinking, uneven foundation and driveway. Peter N., system design specialist, designed a solution to even their foundation.
PolyLevel injections are a quick, adjustable and noninvasive solution to sinking concrete. Andrew T. added multiple PolyLevel injections to even the driveway and house foundation. Now, their problematic driveway is safe to use.
A Columbia, IL resident was tired of dealing with a wet basement every time it rained. There were small hairline cracks in the basement walls, the windows were leaky, and the old sump pump couldn’t keep up with the amount of incoming water. The resident wanted to solve the problem and keep her basement dry all the time.
Woods Basement Systems installed WaterGuard, TripleSafe, and replaced the leaky windows. The new windows, along with the waterproofing system, resulted in a dry basement and a happy customer.
Or call us at 1-888-399-4067
© 2017 Woods Basement Systems, Inc.
524 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
Office Hours Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm