Brian Schuman

Woods Basement Systems, Inc.

Title: System Design Specialist

Hometown: Granite City, Illinois

Brian Schuman from Woods Basement Systems, Inc.

Wife: Ginny

Children: Ariel & Kaylee

Pets: Krillin & Rosy (dogs)

 

Brian has 12 years of experience in commercial and residential construction. His experience includes rehabilitation, remodeling, and full-build proejects. Brian also has experience as an insurance broker. He has some education in theology and has dedicated time towards pastoral and nonprofit work. Brian joined Team Woods in March 2018, and what excites him most about the company is the repuation and atmosphere.

When he's not working, Brian enjoys writing and performing music. Some other hobbies of his include playing board games and working on motorcycles and cars.

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "Brian was focused and addressed our concerns for what we needed to not have water come into our basement." Read Full Testimonial

    Sarah J. of Belleville, IL

    Customer Testimonial

              After meeting with Brian Schuman, we would recommend Woods to anyone we meet. He was unbelievably respectful of our concerns and our home, down to wearing booties to cover his shoes. With caring specialists like Brian, we have no worries about the future of our home.
    Sarah J.
    Belleville, IL
Before and after photos from jobs I've worked on:
  • Urbana, IL Finished Basement Transforms with EverLast Panels & ThermalDry Floors
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    Urbana, IL Finished Basement Transforms with EverLast Panels & ThermalDry Floors
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    Urbana, IL Finished Basement Transforms with EverLast Panels & ThermalDry Floors

    This Urbana, Illinois homeowner wanted to finish his basement and utilize this space. He knew exactly who to call, Woods Basement Systems! Team Woods worked with this homeowner to design a safe and dry basement that would meet his desires. Just look at the difference!

    On the walls, EverLast panels were installed, and the updated floors are ThermalDry titles in the shade Sandstone.

  • Waterproofing with WaterGuard in Chester, IL
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    Waterproofing with WaterGuard in Chester, IL
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    Waterproofing with WaterGuard in Chester, IL

    If you don't have a waterproofing system in your basement, you are only waiting for a water leak to create destruction. All basements will experience a leak at some point. Are you ready for it? 

    To protect this basement, Team Woods installed a WaterGuard drainage system into the footing of the basement floors to direct water leaks to the basement sump pump.  Just look at the difference!

  • Sunhouse Window Well Replaced Old Basement Window in Freeburg, IL
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    Sunhouse Window Well Replaced Old Basement Window in Freeburg, IL
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    Sunhouse Window Well Replaced Old Basement Window in Freeburg, IL

    Sandy from Freeburg, Illinois wanted to waterproof her basement by updating her window in her basement. Sandy decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call after looking at several positive reviews. She worked with system design specialist, Brian S., to customize a plan that would meet her updated window desires. Upon recommendation, Sandy agreed to install a Sunhouse window well onto her basement window. This new window would allow in more natural light while also protecting the basement from water leaks.

  • Leaking Glen Carbon, IL Basement Fitted With WaterGuard
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    Leaking Glen Carbon, IL Basement Fitted With WaterGuard
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    Leaking Glen Carbon, IL Basement Fitted With WaterGuard

    This Glen Carbon, Illinois homeowner was having constant issues with water in his basement. It would leak through cracks and down the walls before pooling on the floor. The constant water required constant cleanup, and the owner was fed up. A Woods Basement Systems team waterproofed the space by installing an under-floor WaterGuard drainage system at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all water and prevent it from making it into the space.

  • Leaking Basement In Newly Purchased Belleville, IL Home Waterproofed By Woods
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    Leaking Basement In Newly Purchased Belleville, IL Home Waterproofed By Woods
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    Leaking Basement In Newly Purchased Belleville, IL Home Waterproofed By Woods

    When purchasing a new home, it is extremely important to, among other things, have the basement inspected for cracks and leaks. Neglecting to do so can have very expensive consequences. This Belleville, Illinois homeowner found that out the hard way when his newly purchased home's basement was flooded with water the first time it rained heavily. He was now left with a huge mess on his hands, and he called the experts at Woods Basement Systems for help. A Woods team installed under-floor WaterGuard drains, a CleanSpace wall covering, and a TwinPack sump pump to keep the basement dry.

  • Wet Partially Finished Basement In Bethalto, IL Fitted With WaterGuard
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    Wet Partially Finished Basement In Bethalto, IL Fitted With WaterGuard
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    Wet Partially Finished Basement In Bethalto, IL Fitted With WaterGuard

    This partially-finished basement in Bethalto, Illinois had just recently started having water-related issues. The homeowner was tired of dealing with constant cleanup, and he called Woods Basement Systems for help. In order to waterproof the space, a Woods team first had to cut away the bottom portion of the driveway to gain access to the foundation. After this, a WaterGuard drainage system was installed at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all water. 

  • EverLast Walls Finish Basement in Granite City, IL
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    EverLast Walls Finish Basement in Granite City, IL
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    EverLast Walls Finish Basement in Granite City, IL

    After waterproofing his basement, this Granite City, Illinois homeowner wanted to finish his basement as well. Team Woods installed EverLast wall panels onto the waterproofed walls to finish the walls, giving them a clean, new look. 

  • CleanSpace to the Rescue in St.Louis, MO
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    CleanSpace to the Rescue in St.Louis, MO
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    CleanSpace to the Rescue in St.Louis, MO

    Ed of St. Louis, Missouri wanted to protect his crawl space from water, mold, and critters so he met with Team Woods' system design specialist, Brian S. Brian inspected the home and designed the best, long-lasting solution to prevent damages from occuring in his crawl space. 

    These images show what the crawl space looked like before and after Team Woods took over!

  • Wet, Musty Basement Restored by WaterGuard in St. Louis, MO
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    Wet, Musty Basement Restored by WaterGuard in St. Louis, MO
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    Wet, Musty Basement Restored by WaterGuard in St. Louis, MO

    This home in St. Louis, Missouri experienced water leaking and standing around the perimeter of her basement. To fix this, Team Woods installed WaterGuard to collect all water that seeped in and will send this water to the sump pump to be pumped out of the home.  

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump Restores Wet St. Louis, MO Basement
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump Restores Wet St. Louis, MO Basement
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump Restores Wet St. Louis, MO Basement

    This home in St. Louis, Missouri was experiencing leaking and standing water. Team Woods inspected the space and installed a sump pump, TripleSafe, to protect the area from water damage. After years of water leaking in, this sump pump will discard of all water that tries to leak in!

  • WaterGuard Maintains Unhealthy St. Louis, MO Basement
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    WaterGuard Maintains Unhealthy St. Louis, MO Basement
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    WaterGuard Maintains Unhealthy St. Louis, MO Basement

    This St. Louis, Missouri homeowner wanted to waterproof her basement after noticing several water leaks around the space. To solve her water leakage issue, Team Woods installed WaterGuard drains around the perimeter of the basement to collect the pesky water leaks and send them to the sump pump. 

     

  • Leaky Maplewood, MO Basement Made Dry With WaterGuard
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    Leaky Maplewood, MO Basement Made Dry With WaterGuard
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    Leaky Maplewood, MO Basement Made Dry With WaterGuard

    In order to avoid damage and costly repairs in the future, waterproofing before finishing a basement is essential. This Maplewood, Missouri homeowner was interested in turning his unfinished basement into an in-law suite. But before he could do that, the constant leaks in the space needed to be dealt with. A Woods Basement Systems team installed several waterproofing measures, including WaterGuard, a gutter-like drainage system that is placed underneath the floor at the base of the walls to catch leaks before they can make it into the space. 

  • Leaky Finished St. Louis, MO Basement Protected by WaterGuards
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    Leaky Finished St. Louis, MO Basement Protected by WaterGuards
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    Leaky Finished St. Louis, MO Basement Protected by WaterGuards

    After investing in finishing his basement, this homeowner noticed water leaks after heavy rains. He wanted to protect his investment and knew who to call, Woods Basement Systems. Team Woods took out the lower half of the wall to make room for a drainage system called WaterGuard. WaterGuard drains are used to collect pesky water leaks and direct them towards the basement sump pump to be pumped back outside. These WaterGuard drains will help protect this home from any water damage. 

  • Protective Waterproofing in St. Louis, MO with WaterGuard Drains
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    Protective Waterproofing in St. Louis, MO with WaterGuard Drains
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    Protective Waterproofing in St. Louis, MO with WaterGuard Drains

    Woods Basement Systems installed WaterGuard drains into the footing of the basement walls to prevent water leaks from entering into the basement. Previously, this basement had experienced a few leaks after heavy rains. For protective measures, WaterGuard drains were used to prevent water damage that can lead to costly, long repairs. 

  • Wet Basement In Oakville, MO Waterproofed With TwinPack And WaterGuard
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    Wet Basement In Oakville, MO Waterproofed With TwinPack And WaterGuard
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    Wet Basement In Oakville, MO Waterproofed With TwinPack And WaterGuard

    Basement leaks are common, but that doesn't mean that they just should just be left alone. Water can cause all kinds of damage, so it is imperative to address leaks as soon as possible. This Oakville, Missouri homeowner was tired of dealing with a wet basement and gave Woods Basement Systems a call. A Woods team installed WaterGuard drains and a TwinPack sump pump, making the basement totally safe from leaks.

  • Unfinished Section of St. Louis, MO Basement Installs CleanSpace & WaterGuard
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    Unfinished Section of St. Louis, MO Basement Installs CleanSpace & WaterGuard
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    Unfinished Section of St. Louis, MO Basement Installs CleanSpace & WaterGuard

    An unfinished section of this St. Louis, Missouri basement was experiencing water leaks through the wall. To solve this issue, Team Woods installed a CleanSpace encapsulation system onto the leaky wall along with WaterGuard drains. This duo will protect the basement from mold growth and water damage that would negatively impact the entire house. 

  • WaterGuard and TwinPack Installed in Florissant, MO
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    WaterGuard and TwinPack Installed in Florissant, MO
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    WaterGuard and TwinPack Installed in Florissant, MO

    Florissant, Missouri homeowner Dan needed help getting his basement dry. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Brian developed the plan for Dan. 

    Foreman Kevin and his crew installed the WaterGuard and TwinPack at the core of the system. The WaterGuard will collect water before it gets to the floor and redirect it to the sump pump. The TwinPack sump pump will pump water out of the home and a safe distance away so that the water cannot come back into the basement. 

    Dan can enjoy and use his basement that is now dry and clean. 

  • WaterGuards Protect Festus, MO Basement from Water Damage
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    WaterGuards Protect Festus, MO Basement from Water Damage
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    WaterGuards Protect Festus, MO Basement from Water Damage

    This Festus, Missouri homeowner wanted to install WaterGuard drains into her basement to keep water leaks out. Team Woods foreman, John C., installed this drainage system into the footing of the walls to collect water leaks and direct them towards the sump pump. 

  • Beautiful Egress Window Replaces Old Windows in Chesterfield, MO
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    Beautiful Egress Window Replaces Old Windows in Chesterfield, MO
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    Beautiful Egress Window Replaces Old Windows in Chesterfield, MO

    The homeowner, Gustavo, from Chesterfield, Missouri wanted to update his basement windows to allow more natural light inside and to qualify the basement as a floor. To solve this issue, Team Woods installed a new Egress window into the basement to also double as an easy escape route out of the basement. This before and after shows the outside windows before the renovation, and the after shows the Egress window from inside once installed. 

  • Leaking Innsbrook, MO Finished Basement Fitted With WaterGuard And TripleSafe
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    Leaking Innsbrook, MO Finished Basement Fitted With WaterGuard And TripleSafe
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    Leaking Innsbrook, MO Finished Basement Fitted With WaterGuard And TripleSafe

    This Innsbrook, Missouri homeowner was having issues with water coming in from behind a portion of her basement drywall. She was very worried that it would cause large amounts of damage, so she called Woods Basement Systems. After cutting away parts of the drywall, a Woods team installed an under-floor WaterGuard drainage system at the base of the leaking foundation wall. Finally, a TripleSafe sump pump was put in place to remove all water from the home.

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Our Locations:

Woods Basement Systems, Inc.
524 Vandalia Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
1-618-708-4055