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Woods Basement Systems has dealt with structural movement, continued shrinkage and other factors even in new homes—just like this one in Fenton, Missouri. Crack injections are merely a band-aid, and the crack will often get larger and re-leak. We use a method we've developed to permanently fix your wall crack and stop leakage.
For many homes with flooded basements, like this one in Fenton, Missouri, a sump pump is a necessary element of a basement waterproofing system. Woods Basement Systems recommends a Zoeller sump pump. This pump was chosen as the best from among nearly 50 models and is very quiet due to the airtight sump pump cover; the discharge line is equipped with 2 rubber fittings for additional sound and vibration reduction.
Helical anchors have been used by Woods Basement Systems to stabilize foundation and retaining walls like this home in Fenton, Missouri for years because of their effectiveness. Helical anchors are widely accepted and used by engineers, architects, and contractors to stabilize bowing basement walls. In fact, in 1992, wall anchor systems were identified by a Chief Appraiser for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as the most effective means of stabilizing bowing foundation walls.
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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 Ladue, MO.
Robin E. of Fenton, MO had cracks in her foundation. Water leaked in through the cracks during rainy weather and the leaks were getting worse with every year that went by. She was worried that the items she had stored in her basement would be damaged if she left it any longer so she called Woods Basements Systems. After Design Specialist Paul W. inspected the basement, he found the best solution for the water problem would be a waterproofing system.
Woods installed the WaterGuard interior drainage system under the cement floors along the perimeter the of basement. WaterGuard is situated on top of the concrete footing of the home, unlike other drainage systems, out of the way of any mud or debris that might clog it as it collects water from the foundation walls and floors and drains it to the sump pump.
The TripleSafe was installed to take the water from the WaterGuard and expel it safely out and away from the basement through its discharge lines. The TripleSafe contains two powerful cast-iron pumps and a battery back up pump within its airtight sealed sump liner. It can handle anything from light drizzles to severe thunderstorms and keep the basement dry during power outages.
On the exterior of the home, Woods installed IceGuards on the discharge lines. IceGuards have slotted openings to allow water to escape into the yard if the lines become frozen or clogged with snow, preventing it from getting back into the basement.
Robin E. is relieved she won’t have to deal with a wet basement anymore and her stored belongings are safe from water damage.
Water can wreak havoc on finished basements which Haley M. of Fenton, MO learned the hard way. Each time there was a downpour, there were leaks in her beautiful finished basement without fail. The water was damaging her finished walls and floors and even though she had a sump pump, it was failing to keep up with the amount of water getting into her basement so she called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Kevin E. inspected the basement and recommended replacing the sump pump and installing a full waterproofing system.
Woods installed WaterGuard under the concrete floors on the perimeter of the basement. WaterGuard is a drainage system that sits on top of the concrete footing of the home, out of the way of any mud that might clog it as it collects water from the foundation walls and floors of the basement and drains it to the sump pump.
Woods replaced the old sump pump with the Twin Pack. The Twin Pack contains two powerful, cast-iron pumps that remove water from the basement through their discharge lines to ensure the basement stays dry even in severe weather.
On the exterior of the home, IceGuards were installed on the discharge lines. IceGuards have slotted openings designed to let water escape into the yard, rather than backing up into the basement, if the lines become frozen or clogged.
Haley M. is thrilled she can enjoy her finished basement again without worries of water damage because it will remain dry.
Rachel and Tim W. of Fenton, MO had an alarming amount of water leaking into their basement each time it rained. They had a sump pump that was no longer functioning so they called Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate. Design Specialist John S. inspected the basement and recommended installing a basement waterproofing system.
Woods installed WaterGuard along the perimeter of the basement. WaterGuard is a drainage system that is situated away from any mud that might clog it as it drains away water collected from the foundation walls and floors of the basement.
The TripleSafe was installed to replace the old, nonfunctioning sump pump. It contains three powerful pumps, including a battery back up pump, to ensure that even in severe weather conditions or power outages, water will continue to be removed from the basement through the discharge lines. On the exterior of the home, IceGuards were installed on the discharge lines. If the discharge lines become frozen, the IceGuard has slotted opening for water to escape so it doesn’t come back into the basement.
Rachel and Tim W. are relieved that they had a waterproofing system that works and they no longer have to worry about their basement during bad weather.
Gerald and Kim P. of Fenton, MO had water leaking into their basement. With no proper drainage system, the water would stand there for day, creating a breeding ground for mold. Woods Basement Systems was able to provide Gerald and Kim with an effective drainage system to quickly evacuate water and reduce the possibility of mold.
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.
CleanSpace was installed on the basement walls to provide protection to the home. CleanSpace sealed off the basement to keep water out but also guided the water that got in to the WaterGuard.
Woods also installed a discharge line that was attached to a Twin Pack sump pump. This sump pump would pump the water in the basement through the discharge line. The discharge line leads the water into the yard where it is drained. The line can become frozen or clogged in some situations. In order to prevent the water from backing up into the basement, Woods installed IceGuard. IceGuard provides an escape route for the water so that it does not back up into the basement.
Bill and Lori C. in Fenton, MO had water leaking into their basement. The water was not draining properly and was threatening the home with mold. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to give Bill and Lori an effective solution.
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 basement.
Fenton, Missouri homeowner Gary L. was troubled by his cracked, uneven pool deck. The concrete settled and caused a safety concern. System design specialist Thomas W. designed a solution to restore the pool deck.
Foreman Andrew T. installed PolyLEVEL. PolyLEVEL is a foam that lifts and aligns the concrete to its original position. PolyLEVEL will not settle, so it is a long lasting solution. Gary is pleased to have a safe, beautiful pool deck.
Robert K. from Fenton, Missouri was worried about his basement whose walls were cracking and bowing. Since the bowing walls concerned him, he called our professional team and got an appointment.
After the appointment, our system specialist Jeremy R. decided to install Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. These anchors hold the bowing walls in basement. Moreover, based on our experience-based suggestion, 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, Robert is living in his home whose basement is cleaner and more comfortable by the help of Woods Basement Systems.
Fenton, Missouri residents Jay and Christina M. were concerned about water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. The water seepage caused a musty odor and potential for mold.
System design specialist Brandon B. designed a solution to keep their basement dry and their valuables safe. Juan H., foreman, installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system. TwinPack is equipped with two pumps to ensure the water stays out. IceGuard was installed to provide an exit for water in the even that the discharge lines would become frozen.
Jay and Christina are pleased to have a dry basement.
In Fenton, MO, Calvin and Ginny L. had holes in their basement that were allowing moisture and air from outside to get into their home. Calvin and Ginny wanted to seal the basement to ensure would be safe from outside moisture and air. Woods Basement Systems knew just how to fix this problem.
Woods installed a spray foam that would seal the basement. The foam was installed in to trouble areas to fill the holes and keep out unwanted moisture and air. The homeowners will no longer have to worry about moisture and air threatening their home.
With a flooded basement, Craig S. of Fenton, MO was worried about the safety of his home and belongings. Craig called Woods Basement Systems to help him find a solution to his dilemma.
Woods installed WaterGuard to help drain unwanted water out of the basement. WaterGuard is installed in the cement of the flooring against the walls. This provides water to enter the piping and be drained to prevent damages to the home and personal belongings.
Woods also installed a Twin Pack sump pump 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 crawlspace, 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.
Fenton, Missouri resident MaryJane A. was troubled by her bowing and cracking basement walls. The foundation walls began to bow from the high water pressure in the soil surrounding her home.
System design specialist Adam R. designed a solution to stabilize the walls and support her foundation. Foreman Todd W. installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors is made of galvanized steel and driven into the undisturbed soil. Because Geo-Lock Wall Anchors are a permanent solutuion, MaryJane will not have to worry about her foundation
Bob R., Fenton, Missouri homeowner, was troubled with water leaking into his basement and causing mold. The mold had made his concrete walls unappealing. System design specialist Brendon K. designed a solution to keep Bob's basement both dry and beautiful.
Jaylon O., Woods Basement Systems foreman, installed WaterGuard and TripleSafe to waterproof the basement. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with three pumps, so Bob will never have to worry about a wet basement.
To make the basement beautiful agian, Jaylon and his crew installed BrightWall. BrightWall is inorganic, so it does not support mold growth. It transforms ugly concrete walls to bright and beautiful.
Cindy and Dan K. of Fenton, Missouri were troubled to find high levels of radon in their home. Radon is a naturally occuring gas found in the soil and his the second leading cause to lung cancer.
System design specialist Phillip H. design a solution to mitigate the radon in their home. The radon mitigation system was installed to reduce the radon in their home to a safe level.
Cindy and Dan. can now feel safe and comfortable knowing their home has been ridden of this carcinogen.
Bud and Donna D., Fenton, Missouri homeowners, were disturbed to discover high levels of radon in their basement. Radon is a naturally occuring gas found in the soil.
Due to the stack effect, radon was not only in their basement, but in the upper levels of their home as well. Because radon is second only to smoking as the leading cause of lung cancer, it was important to find a solution.
Foreman Gregory J. installed a radon mitigation system in their home and now Bud and Donna can breathe a breath of fresh air knowing their home is a healthy environment to live.
When Sharon J of Fenton, MO noticed cracks in her basement wall she knew that something was wrong. The cracks were all over her walls and gave unwanted water a place to enter the basement through. That is when she contacted Woods Basement Systems. Our Woods crew inspected the house and saw that one of the walls was starting to bow inward, causing stress on the foundation.
Woods' team members installed our Geo-Lock Wall Anchors that attach to the basement wall to undisturbed soil to straighten the wall and prevent any future bowing or cracking. A WaterGuard and Twin Pack sump pump combination was also added to keep the basement dry. The WaterGuard installed around the perimeter catches any water that tries to enter and guides it to the Twin Pack sump pump.
Fenton, Missouri resident Rick F.'s basement was threatened by water leaking in where the floor meets the wall. Water leaked into his bedrooms putting his belongings at risk for damage.
Adam R., Woods Basement Systems' system design specialist, designed a solution to keep Rick's living space dry. The WaterGuard drainage system was installed in addition to the TripleSafe sump pump system by Michael P. and his crew.
The WaterGuard guides water to the TripleSafe and out of the basement, so Kurt can enjoy his basement without the hassle of water seepage.
Rick F. in Fenton, Missouri was having issues with water leaking into his basement in several places. His partially finished basement and the valuables he stored there were at risk to water damage and mold. Our system design specialist, Adam R. designed a specialized solution to keep Rick's basement permanently dry.
Woods' foreman, Michael P. installed the WaterGuard system which will direct any water that could leak into the basement to a Twin Pack sump pump that was also installed.
After those two systems were put in place Michael and his installation team also dug out an existing window well, that was constantly filled with rain water, and installed a SunHouse window well enclosure. This enclosure will prevent any future water from entering through that basement window.
To further ensure Rick's basement stays dry IceGuard was installed outside the home. IceGaurd automatically ejects water away from the home in the event that a pipe should freeze in the cold winter months.
This week, Orville and Susy had Woods Basement Systems come out to have their patio PolyLEVELed. They gave Woods a call to talk about their once flat patio and how now it had risen and also sunk in certain spots. They needed to know what could be done to have it releveled to the original height of other concrete slabs around them. Woods sent out a specialist to inspect the problem and give them more information about what was happening and the best possible solutions for patio. Orville and Susy purchased PolyLEVEL, which is the best solution to any concrete slab raising today.
PolyLEVEL is a very straight forward and simple task when you know what you’re doing and have the right company to do it for you. To begin, a penny sized hole about 5/8th of an inch is drilled in to the concrete slabs that need to be lifted. Then polyurethane foam is shot down under the slabs filling in all the holes and dips allowing the entire slab to rise as one piece. Polyurethane is an amazing material as it eco-friendly and very light, yet industrially strong. Now that everything is level, the holes are patched up and it is all done. Orville and Susy came out to see their finished patio and are astonished with what is looks like. They can get back to enjoying their summer out on the patio with friends and family. If you know someone or are looking to have a PolyLEVEL inspection done, give us a call here at woods Basement Systems located in Collinsville, IL.