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Mount Vernon, Illinois residents Seth and Megan F. were troubled by water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.
As part of the waterproofing solution, Juan H. installed TripleSafe. TripleSafe is equipped with a main pump, backup pump and battery-powered pump. TripleSafe is sealed to prevent moisture from escaping into the basement. Seth and Megan are pleased to know their basement will stay dry.
Seth and Megan F. of Mount Vernon, Illinois were distraught by water leaking into the basement where the floor meets the wall. The water damaged their carpet and drywall and caused mold. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.
Foreman Juan H. installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. With WaterGuard, Seth and Megan's basement will stay dry.
Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowners Seth and Megan F. were troubled with water leaking into their basement. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep their basement dry.
As part of the waterproofing solution, foreman Juan H. installed IceGuard. IceGuard is installed on the exterior of the home to the discharge lines. It provides water with an exit in the even that the lines become frozen during those cold midwest winters. Seth and Megan are thrilled to know their basement will stay dry all the time.
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The home Keith and Michelle S had recently bought in Mount Vernon, IL had foundation walls with major issues. They were severely bowing inward and had numerous large cracks and separations spanning each wall. The extensive damage had them worried that the walls would soon collapse so they called Woods Basement systems to see what could be done. Design Specialist Jake K. thoroughly inspected the foundation walls and recommended installing PowerBraces.
Woods installed the PowerBraces along the cracked, bowing walls. PowerBraces are adjustable, zinc-plated steel beams that are custom fit to the height of the basement and held firmly in place against the walls using steel brackets attached the concrete floors and floor joists above. PowerBraces won’t rust as they permanently stabilize the walls in place and prevent further damage. They also offer the opportunity to improve walls by tightening them during dry months.
Keith and Michelle S. no longer have to worry about the safety of their new home’s foundation walls because they are safe and secure.
Murali K. of Mount Vernon, IL had an alarming amount of water getting into his finished basement. After removing some dry wall he found that he had cracks in his foundation behind his finished walls. The cracks, as well as the joints between the foundation walls and floors, were allowing water to leak in which rotted the dry wall and wood framing as well as soaked the carpet. Murali was worried about the safety of his foundation and didn’t want to deal with any more water damage so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Kevin E. inspected the foundation walls as well as the rest of the basement and recommended installed a wall support system alongside a waterproofing system.
Woods installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors along the cracked foundation walls. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors counteract exterior pressure from unstable soil conditions. Earth anchors are embedded in the yard and attached to wall plates on the inside of the walls with galvanized steel anchor rods. They permanently stabilize walls in place and prevent future damage.
CleanSpace was installed over the foundation walls. CleanSpace is a 20 mil thick, durable plastic moisture barrier that prevents water from entering the basement through the foundation walls, instead directing it down to the drainage system.
The WaterGuard drainage system was installed under the cement floors along the perimeter of the basement. It’s situated on top of the concrete footing to keep it mud-free as it collects water from the foundation walls and floors and drains it to the sump pump.
Woods installed the TripleSafe to accept the water from the WaterGuard and pump it out of the basement through its discharge lines. The TripleSafe contains a primary, a secondary and battery back up pump to ensure that the basement is protected from water, even when weather is severe or there is a power outage.
Woods installed IceGuards on the discharge lines on the exterior of the home to prevent water from getting back into the basement if the discharge lines become frozen or clogged by snow during winter months. IceGuards feature slotted openings that give water an alternative escape route into the yard.
Murali K. has peace of mind now because his foundation walls are stable and secure and his finished basement will remain dry.
Doug S. of Mount Vernon, IL had a water leak in his basement which caused damage to the drywall and flooring. He contacted Woods Basement Systems to evaluate the damage.
Our system design specialist determined that the bottom half of the drywall also had mold growth from previous small and unnoticed leaks and needed to be removed.
Our production crew removed the moldy damaged drywall and installed our waterproofing system, which included the WaterGuard drainage system; TripleSafe sump pump with a primary, secondary, and battery backup pump; and the IceGuard to prevent sump backup in the event of frozen or clogged discharge lines.
Woods then installed the EverLast Half-Wall Restoration, which is waterproof and will not be damaged in the event of future water leaks.
Seth and Megan F., Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowners, were troubled by water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. The water damaged their drywall and carpet. It also caused mold and a musty odor. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep their basement dry.
Foreman Juan H. installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with three pumps to ensure the basement stays dry. IceGuard was installed to provide an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
With this system, Seth and Megan's basement will stay dry. They are thrilled to no longer worry about water or mold.
Mike was having issues with his crawl space. He noticed that it was extra humid and wanted this problem to be corrected immediately before it did any further damage to his home. He called Woods Basement Systems and had a Systems Design Specialist tell him what the issue was and how to properly correct it. Mike found that CleanSpace, SaniDry, LawnScape, IceGuard, Smart Sump, Smart Pipe, Vent Covers, and an EverLast door would be the best options to make sure his crawlspace stays dry all year around. So he got all of them and now his house is much healthier.
A resident of Mount Vernon, IL called Woods Basement Systems to clean up his crawl space and eliminate humidity, odors, and mold. He had been living in his house for 6 years and was aware of the problem since he first moved in. He finally decided to do something about it when 4 inches of standing water accumulated in his crawl space. Some of the wood had begun to rot, and this was a big concern of the resident.
Woods installed a CleanSpace Encapsulation System, including CleanSpace liner and a SaniDry CX. The clean white material covered the floor and walls of the crawl space, making it a nice dry storage space for the resident. The SaniDry CX acted as an air filter and dehumidifier, resulting in dry clean air in the crawl space.
The resident was extremely pleased with the installation and how much of a difference it made in his crawl space. Now he no longer had to worry about rotting wood and other issues that could lead to major problems in his crawl space.
A Carmi, IL resident was tired of dealing with a wet basement every time it rained for the past 22 years. The water would come in through cracks in the walls and at the floor joints during heavy rains. She was concerned about the possibility of mold and wanted a dry basement that she could use for storage.
Woods Basement Systems installed WaterGuard, IceGuard, and TrenchDrain in order to collect all of the water and lead it out and away from the house. The resident was very pleased with the work that was done by Woods and said they were the most professional crew she has ever worked with.