Woods also installed WaterGuard and a TripleSafe sump pump in order to permanently waterproof the basement and prevent this from happening again.
Push Piers are made of steel and are driven deep into a stable layer of soil. First, a bracket is installed below and against the foundation’s footing. Steel piers are then hydraulically driven through the bracket to bedrock, and the weight of the home is transferred through the piers to...
Woods Basement Systems first attempted at closing the wall cracks by installing Push Piers around the outside perimeter of the home. They provide the best opportunity to lift the home back toward its original position, and the have a quick installation time compared to other products.
The sump pump was unable to keep up with the amount of incoming water and needed to be replaced.
Job Stories From Charleston, IL
Waterproofing Makeover in Charleston, IL
This basement in Charleston, IL was in desperate need of a waterproofing makeover. The windows leaked, the sump pump failed, and the floor always seemed to be wet. The resident wanted to use his unfinished basement for storage, but was unable to do so since it flooded every time it rained.
Woods Basement Systems gave the basement a complete waterproofing makeover by installing new windows, WaterGuard, ThermalDry, and a TripleSafe sump pump. All of these products worked together to keep the basement permanently dry.
Wet Basement in Charleston, IL
A young couple in Charleston, IL had recently purchased their home when they began having foundation settlement issues. Their paved driveway was cracked and cracks were appearing in the foundation walls. During heavy rains, water would enter in through the cracks, causing the basement to flood.
Woods Basement Systems first attempted at closing the wall cracks by installing Push Piers around the outside perimeter of the home. They also installed WaterGuard and a TripleSafe sump pump in order to permanently waterproof the basement. The residents were highly satisfied with the work done by Woods and now enjoy a dry basement.