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Basement Waterproofing
WaterGuard Interior System
DryTrak Drainage Channel
TrenchDrain Drain Grate
IceGuard Discharge Line
WellDuct Window Drainage
BrightWall Waterproof Panels
ThermalDry Wall Barrier
Basement To Beautiful Wall Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
UltraSump Battery Back Up
SaniDry Dehumidifier

 

Crawl Space Repair
CleanSpace Encapsulation
Turtl Access Hatch
Everlast Crawl Space Doors
SaniDry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SilverGlo Wall Insulation
TerraBlock Floor Insulation
SmartSump Sump Pump
Crawl-o-sphere Crawl Space Fan
WallCap Block Wall Sealer
SmartVent Flood Vents

 

Foundation Repair
Push Pier Underpinning
Geo-lock Wall Anchors
Geo-lock Helical Anchors
Powerbrace Bowed Wall Repair
Carbonarmor Fiber Wall Repair
SmartJack Crawl Space Support
Slab Pier Repair
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting
Ez Post Deck Repair
Shotcrete Wall Restoration

 

Basement Finishing / Remodeling
Everlast Wall Panels
Insulated Wall Panels
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles
ThermalDry Floor Tiles
Millcreek Faux Wood Flooring
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window

 

Radon Mitigation
Radon Testing
Radon Detection
Radon Abatement
Radon Mitigation System
Before and After Pictures from Gillespie
CleanSpace Installed in Gillespie, IL

CleanSpace Installed in Gillespie, IL

Before After
CleanSpace Installed in Gillespie, IL CleanSpace Installed in Gillespie, IL

Kent and Susan T. of Gillespie, IL had water coming in through cracks in their ledge wall as well as the wall joints of the foundation walls. They were worried about their stored belongings becoming damaged so they called Woods Basement Systems. Woods recommended a basement waterproofing system.

CleanSpace was installed along the walls of the basement as part of the waterproofing system. Besides giving the basement a brighter, cleaner appearance, it forms a moisture barrier over the walls to prevent water from entering the basement and guides the water down to the perimeter drainage system.

Ledge Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in Gillespie, IL

Ledge Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in Gillespie, IL

Before After
Ledge Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in Gillespie, IL Ledge Wall Stabilized with Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in Gillespie, IL

Kent and Susan T. of Gillespie, IL were worried about the ledge wall they had in their basement. It was bowing inward and cracked which allowed water to get into the basement so they called Woods Basement Systems. Woods recommended installing Geo-Lock Wall Anchors alongside a basement waterproofing system.

Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed along the ledge wall to counteract external soil pressure on the wall that was damaging it. Earth anchors were embedded in stable soil in the yard and connected to wall plates on the inside of the ledge wall with galvanized steel anchor rods. This permanently stabilizes the wall and can even straighten the wall over time by tightening the rods during dry periods.

Geo-Lock Wall Anchor Installed in Gillespie, IL

Geo-Lock Wall Anchor Installed in Gillespie, IL

Before After
Geo-Lock Wall Anchor Installed in Gillespie, IL Geo-Lock Wall Anchor Installed in Gillespie, IL

Kent and Susan T were concerned when they noticed that their basement walls were beginning to bow. So, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Brenton K was able to come up with a solution to the problem.

Foreman Juan H installed a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor, shown above, in Kent and Susan’s basement. The Anchor has two ends, one will attach to a stable level of soil away from the house. The other end will attach to the basement wall. The device can be tightened and overtime will straighten the walls.

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The cleanup despite the rain was excellent.
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Why Choose Woods Basement Systems, Inc.?

Owners Rick and Ana Lee Woods started Woods Basement Systems, Inc. over 30 years ago and while the name changed a few times their dedication to serving homeowners across Illinois and Missouri never has. With the proper know-how, hard work and dedication Rick and Anna Lee grew their small business into a giant but never lost sight of the core values that motivated them all along. They understood better than anyone how important a person’s home is to them, which is why they promised to provide excellent service and forge lasting relationships with each and every one of their customers. If your home is in need of Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair, Concrete Lifting and Leveling, Crawl Space Repair, Radon Mitigation, or Basement Finishing allow our talented experts to help you! Don’t wait any longer, get in contact with us today and schedule a FREE estimate!

Gillespie’s Basement Waterproofing Authority

If you have a musty smell in your basement, walls that feel damp, or a basement that floods when there is heavy rain you are in the right place! Woods Basement Systems, Inc. has over 30 years of basement waterproofing experience when it comes to taking a wet basement and transforming it into the space of your dreams. Our goal is to identify the problem and formulate a custom solution that is right for your home, all for an affordable price. Each one of our certified basement waterproofing technicians will stand behind their work and they only use proven and warrantied products that we will customize to fit your home. Only trust the areas leading basement waterproofing company to ensure the absolute best for your home.

We Provide: 
  • Basement seepage repair for wet basements
  • Wall crack & basement leak repair
  • Battery backup sump pump systems
  • Sump pump installation

Dependable Foundation Repair Experts

The foundation is arguably the most important aspect of your home. Without the strong base that the foundation provides the rest of your home is very susceptible to further problems down the line. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is an authorized Foundation Supportworks dealer meaning we have the know-how and experience to tackle and resolve all types of foundation repair issues in the most effective way possible. We can provide your home with products available nowhere else, and all of our foundation repair crew members are fully trained and certified. When you match incredible products with experienced professionals the results of our foundation repair work is ensured to be great! If your foundations is cracked, buckling, or has other signs of damage call us today to schedule a FREE foundation repair quote!

We Repair: 
  • Bowing Walls
  • Settlement Sinking
  • Foundation Heave
  • Sagging Crawl Spaces

Fast and Effective Concrete Lifting and Leveling

The major flaw of concrete is that the ground that it was poured on top of will inevitably shift and sink over time. In the states of Illinois and Missouri sinking concrete is all too common which is why our company has gone to great lengths to develop fast and effective concrete lifting and leveling solutions. PolyLevel is a revolutionary product that is minimally invasive and not only lifts and levels concrete but also stabilizes it. The concrete lifting and leveling process begins with a few small holes drilled in the slab, then the PolyLevel polymer is poured into the holes. After only about 15 minutes the polymer is dry and the concrete is ready to be walked and even driven on. This concrete lifting and leveling technique is faster, less disruptive and arguably more effective than mud jacking which is the procedure PolyLevel replaces. To removed tripping hazards, stabilize concrete, and lift it back to a level height nothing is faster or more effective than PolyLevel. To schedule a FREE concrete lifting and leveling estimate contact us today!

We can Fix: 
  • Sunken sidewalks
  • Sagging steps
  • Uneven patios
  • Sinking driveways

Crawl Space Repair Services in Gillespie

At Woods Basement Systems, Inc. we have just as much skill and knowledge when it comes to Crawl Space Repair and general crawl space needs. Regardless of what your problem may be we have the products and expertise to confidently handle any problem that you may be faced with. The crawl space is a relatively unknown part of the home but like any other part, it serves a specific function. Through our knowledge and experience we can help solve existing crawl space issues and in some cases even prevent them before they start.

Radon Mitigation To Give You Peace of Mind

Another service that we provide is Radon Mitigation. In case you are unaware, radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that has become the second-leading cause of lung cancer. The worst part about radon is that it cannot be smelled, tasted, touched or heard. The only way to even know if your home may be afflicted by radon is to allow a certified professional to run a test in your home. If you want to know more information about Radon Mitigation and ensure peace of mind and protection for you and your family give us a call today at 1-844-204-8198.

Basement Finishing & Egress Window Installation

Why stop at basement waterproofing when we are also the leading experts for Basement Finishing? In our opinions basement finishing is one of the best ways to add useable living/storage space and value to your home. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is a member of the award-winning Total Basement Finishing dealer network and has the experience and products to provide a beautiful, long-lasting and waterproof design. Add functional space that will protect against water and mold. Don’t wait any longer to transform your home, give us a call today!

Woods Basement Systems, Inc. also has the ability and expertise to install an egress window in your basement that will be customized to your home. Egress windows are necessary by code for any finished room in your basement that has a door. Egress windows serve three major purposes that make them a necessity for any home even if your basement is not finished. Firstly, egress windows are a safety feature that functions as an emergency exit in case of emergency. Secondly, egress windows add curb appeal to the exterior of your home. Lastly, egress windows add value to your home and ensure that your home is up to code if your basement is finished or you want to finish it in the future. If you would like to learn more about egress window installation call or click today!

Job Stories From Gillespie, IL
Geo-Lock Wall Anchor Installed in Gillespie, IL

Kent and Susan T were concerned when they noticed that their basement walls were beginning to bow. So, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Brenton K was able to come up with a solution to the problem.

Foreman Juan H installed a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor in Kent and Susan’s basement. The Anchor has two ends, one will attach to a stable level of soil away from the house. The other end will attach to the basement wall. The device can be tightened and overtime will straighten the walls.

Walls Stabilized and Basement Waterproofed in Gillespie, IL

Kent and Susan T. of Gillespie, IL had a foundation ledge wall that was cracked and bowing inward. Water would come in through the cracks in the ledge wall as well as the wall joints of the other foundation walls and damage the belongings their stored in their basement. They were worried about what might happen if they left the wall any longer and didn’t want to deal with the water anymore so they called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Brenton K. assessed the basement and recommended installing a basement waterproofing system and Geo-Lock Wall Anchors.

Along the cracked ledge wall, Woods installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. To counteract external soil pressure on the wall, earth anchors are embedded in more stable soil in the yard and connected to galvanized steel anchor rods which are driven through the wall. The rods are attached to steel wall plates and tightened to permanently stabilize walls in place. They can also straighten the wall over time in most cases.

Woods installed CleanSpace along the foundation walls of the basement. CleanSpace is a durable plastic vapor barrier that prevents moisture from entering the basement through the foundation walls and instead directs it to the drainage system below. It also gives the basement a brighter and cleaner appearance.

Under the CleanSpace, drainage matting was installed on top of the ledge wall. Drainage matting is dimpled so it provides channels underneath it to disperse water coming in through the wall about the ledge down to the vapor barrier on the ledge wall to the drainage system. It keeps any items stored on top of the ledge dry.

WaterGuard was installed along the perimeter of the basement under the concrete floors. WaterGuard is a drainage system that sits away from mud so it won’t become clogged as it collects water from the the foundation walls and wall joints and drains it away to the sump pump.

Woods installed the TripleSafe to collect water from the WaterGuard and pump it out and away from the basement through its discharge lines. The TripleSafe contains a primary, secondary and battery back up pump to keep the basement dry in heavy downpours and power outages. On the exterior of the home, IceGuards were installed on the discharge lines. IceGuards prevent water from getting back into the basement if the lines become frozen during winter months.

Kent and Susan T. have peace of mind that their ledge wall is secure and their basement will stay dry even in severe weather.

Work Requests From Gillespie, IL
W. Charles St. in Gillespie
12 year old home, leaking in basement along 1 wall, approx. 2 ft.
Pear in Gillespie
Patio steps and slabs have sunk in towards foundation
Brown Lane in Gillespie
I would like an estimate to insulate my crawl space. The floor is insulated with fiberglass but still cold. I would like a price on ground and foundation insulation. Call after 430 pm thanks
E. Pine St in Gillespie
I would like a quote on repairing the foundation. The basement floods with alot of rain.