About Woods Basement Systems, Inc. of Illinois and Missouri

Basement, Crawl Space, and Foundation Solutions Since 1986

What we pride ourselves most on, is our wide variety of systems to solve any problem. In addition to the thousands of private homes we have waterproofed, anchored or piered, we have completed many commercial projects including: schools, churches, condos, restaurants, apartment complexes, water treatment plants, universities, hospitals and professional buildings.

We use Foundation Supportworks wall anchors for basement wall straightening and Foundation Supportworks piers for lifting and stabilizing settling foundations. With Woods Basement Systems, Inc., you get just what you need to fix your problem -- that means the best value available. Furthermore, we do not use high-pressure sales techniques, nor will we sell you something that you do not need. Of course, all of our work comes with a written warranty.

About the Owners

Owners of Woods Basement Systems, Inc.

Rick and Anna Lee Woods

Rick and Anna Lee Woods have been keeping basements dry in the Illinois and Missouri area since 1986. A true family business, their children all play active roles in the business. Rick and his family have grown the business into one of the largest basement waterproofing, basement wall straightening and foundation piering contractors in the area. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. continues to be family owned and operated, celebrating over 30 years in business!

Meet Our Team

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Dave Thompson Marketing Director
Christopher Armstrong Production Manager
Cory Adolph Service Manager
Jaycie Acree Hiring Recruiter
John F. Theen Chief Financial Officer
Kim Sletten Public Relations Coordinator
Matt Mayfield Director of Customer Care
Rick & Anna Lee Woods President & Owner
Chris Blickenstaff Field Supervisor

History of Woods Basement Systems

Wayne Woods of Woods Basement SystemsIn 1986, Rick and Anna Lee Woods, with a partner, started a waterproofing company called Basement DeWatering Systems Metro-East, Inc. In 1988, Rick bought out his partner and the name was changed to Woods Waterproofing, Inc. The company name was then changed to Woods Basement Systems, Inc. in 1998 for advertising reasons.

Our Federal Tax ID number has never changed, so we have always maintained our corporate identity and all contractual warranties. There are over 300+ Basement Systems dealers in seven countries. Rick’s wife Anna Lee, son Wayne, daughter-in-law Susanne, daughter Susan, son-in-law Tim and cousin Chris Blickenstaff are all management level employees of Woods Basement Systems, with his grandkids: Alli, Drew, Nick, Jack, twins Sophie & Lily, Rachel, Mary, and Sarah being the “real” bosses.

As you can see, this is a family business. Today, we are one of the largest basement waterproofing, basement wall straightening and foundation piering contractors in Illinois and Missouri. In 2005 we became the world’s largest Basement Systems dealer – topping those 300+ dealers in seven countries!

Recent Awards

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Remodeling 550 Award
2014 Torch Award Winner
2014 Top 30 Under 30
2014 Chamber Star Investor
Best in Business 2012 Award
2006 NARI Outstanding Leadership

Affiliations & Accreditations

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National Association of The Remodeling Industry
National Association of The Remodeling Industry
National Radon Defense Dealer
National Radon Defense Dealer
Collinsville Chamber of Commerce
Collinsville Chamber of Commerce
Angie's List Super Service Award
Angie's List Super Service Award
Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau
BNI Mid America
BNI Mid America

Your Local Basement & Crawl Space Contractors

Presently, our company operates from our main administrative office, at 16,000 square foot facility at in Collinsville, IL. There our professional staffs of support personnel and sales representatives are available to serve you. Meanwhile, our installation teams operate on a 20 acre property at the western edge of town.

Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is committed to 100% customer satisfaction. We are looking forward to helping you with your problems! 

We hope you will give us the opportunity to earn your business!

Recent Testimonials

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“The customer service I received was great! I rate Woods Basement System tech, Kendall, a 10 star!”

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Edith M. of Lawrenceville, IL

“I'm 100% satisfied!...”

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Martin & Edith M. of Lawrenceville, IL

“The crew showed up on time and performed the work exactly as expected.”

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Virginia B. of Flat Rock, IL

“Garth was very efficient & friendly.”

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Susie & David S of Ridge Farm, IL

“Garth is an excellent technician! I moved into a house that had the triple safe system, and have been impressed with how dry my basement is!!!”

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Danielle of Hutsonville, IL

“The service men were some of the nicest I've ever met! My home is a lot more healthy now that we have our appliances. I'm so glad I chose Woods!”

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Janet A. of Bismarck, IL

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Our Locations:

Woods Basement Systems, Inc.
524 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, IL 62234