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This Farmington, Missouri basement leaked when it rained heavily. Woods Basement Systems designed and installed a waterproofing system that keeps this basement completely dry.
The homeowner was experiencing a failing support beam in their crawlspace, which made caused cracks to appear around doorways, and also made the home put more pressure on its foundation, causing cracks to appear around the base of the home. We installed a metal support beam next to the existing wood beam, and installed our SmartJack XT, which are metal tubes implanted in the ground to support the beams. This will ease the pressure the house puts on its supports.
Farmington, Missouri residents Ben and Erin K. were distraught by the mold growing in their wet, musty crawl space. System design specialist Brandon B. designed a solution to keep their crawl space dry.
Foreman Ryan L. installed a CleanSpace encapsulation system. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier system that keeps the water out of the crawl space. As a result, Ben and Erin have a crawl space free of mold and damage.
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A local business in Farmington, IL had a leaky crawlspace that was allowing water to stand. The business knew that this water could cause mold and rotting wood, creating an unsafe environment. Woods Basement Systems was able to give the business an effective solution to ensure the business was safe.
CleanSpace was installed to help seal off the crawlspace. This seal will prevent outside water from seeping into the space and making it damp. If your crawlspace stays dry, there will be a reduced chance of mold and rotting wood.
Woods also installed a SaniDry. The SaniDry system filters moisture out of the air and makes the crawlspace less humid. Controlling the humidity in the crawlspace is important to preventing mold. The less moisture, the harder it is for the mold to grow.
A sump pump was installed to provide escape for any unwanted water in the space. Water that may still get into the space will be pumped out through a discharge line that leads to the yard. If this line becomes frozen or backed up, IceGuard will prevent the water from receding back into the crawlspace.
Kieth S. of Farimington, MO had flooding issues in his basement when experiencing heavy rains. Kieth was worried about the damages this could cause his home and belongings, so he called Woods Basement Systems. Woods was able to provide products to drain off any unwanted water.
Woods installed WaterGuard to help drain water out of the basement. WaterGuard is installed against the wall in the concrete of the floor. The water will flow into the WaterGuard, allowing the piping to lead the water out of the basement.
A Twin Pack sump pump was installed to evacuate unwanted water. The sump pump will pump the water out through a discharge line that leads the water to the yard. This line can become clogged or frozen at times, in order to prevent the water from receding back into the basement, Woods installed IceGuard. IceGuard is installed on the discharge line next to the house and allows water to escape through it when it is necessary.
Linda W. of Farmington, Missouri was distraught by her sagging floors. As her soil began to settle, the foundation settled with it and began to sag. System design specialist Paul B. designed a solution to keep her foundation supported.
Foreman Josh B. and his team installed SmartJack. SmartJack is a support system made of galvanized steel. SmartJack lifts the foundation to its original position and can be adjusted over time as needed.
Linda is thrilled to know she know longer has to worry about her foundation collapsing.
Ben and Erin K. discovered mold in their wet crawl space. Mold can lead to damage and cause health problems. To keep their home safe and free of mold, system design specialist Brandon B. designed a solution.
CleanSpace was installed by foreman Ryan L. CleanSpace is a crawl space encapsulation system designed to keep the crawl space free of water. CleanSpace keeps the humidity low and prevents mold growth. Now, Ben and Erin can enjoy their home with no concerns of mold and damage.
A home in Farmington, MO had cracks around a doorway and around the foundation, which resulted by the support beam in the crawlspace, causing the home to put more pressure on the foundation. We instead our SmartJack XT, in which we installed a metal support beam, held up by metal tubes placed in the ground, holding up the beam. To ensure this home would be safe from future damage, we installed tubes to hold up the existing beam. Now, this homeowner can be sure the support will not fail the home again.
This week, Christi W. had Woods Basement Systems come out and waterproof her basement which had the problem with water coming through the walls and under the floor and migrating to the low pockets of her foundation floor. She called Woods and addressed her concerns for what she wanted to do and what questions we could answer. In order to address her issues, Woods sent out a specialist to inspect her basement and give his professional opinion. Christi went ahead and purchased the BrightWall covering system as well as the WaterGuard drainage system with an inspection port. The WaterGuard system would drain any water coming from the walls as well as under the foundation and send it straight to her sump pump. This would then be directed outside of the home. The BrightWall would cover up the walls to both brighten the entire basement and keep the water behind it, leading it to the WaterGuard System.
The WaterGuard was place into a trench along the footing of the wall. This prevents any kind of clogging that could arise later on down the road. Once the WaterGuard is in place and ready to go, concrete is then placed on top to seal it up under the floor and make the trench flat. BrightWall is rolled out and placed on the walls to hide any of the water stains that have been there as well as lead any water to the drainage system. The BrightWall will also brighten the entire basement. With everything working properly and water being redirected to go to the sump pump instead of on the floor; Chrisi is very happy and looking forward to storing her stuff in her basement once more. If you know anymore or are looking to have your basement inspected, give us a call for an inspection here at Woods Basement System located in Collinsville, IL.