Our Basement Waterproofing System in St. Louis, Springfield, St. Charles, Florissant & Nearby

We offer effective solutions for all types of basement waterproofing problems

As a local waterproofing company with more than 30 years experience, Woods Basement Systems, Inc. helps solve basement leak problems fast and prevent basement flooding with proven warrantied solutions.

All of our patented products, like the award-winning WaterGuard® drainage channel, are custom designed to fit your home. We install these products exclusively as the authorized dealer in St. Louis, Springfield, St. Charles, Florissant and nearby. In 2005 we became the nation's largest Basement Systems contractor!

If you have musty smells, walls that feel damp, or if your basement floods with heavy rain, we can help. Not sure what's causing your home's wet basement? Let one of our experts take a look. We offer free inspections and estimates - schedule yours today! Call us at 1-888-399-4067 or click the button below to send us an e-mail.

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The causes of a wet basement

Did you know you can have water issues in your basement without heavy rains or obvious standing water? It's easy enough to see water coming through a crack in your floor or basement wall, but what's the real cause of your basement water problem?

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The Clay Bowl Effect

Excavated soil that's replaced around a completed foundation isn't as dense and tightly packed as undisturbed soil farther away. As a result, water collects in the soil immediately surrounding the house, putting pressure on foundation walls and causing cracks.

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Hydrostatic Pressure

As soil around your foundation becomes soaked with moisture, it expands and puts pressure on your foundation. The water will then work its way through any opening available, including cracks and openings around pipes or windows.


How we solve your basement waterproofing problems

A home with a wet basement can be much more difficult to sell. In fact, a wet basement is one of the most serious "red flags" that deters buyers. The good news: we offer waterproofing products and services to help solve your basement problems fast. Our solutions include:

  • Perimeter drainage systems
  • Doorway drainage systems
  • Sump pumps
  • Waterproof wall and floor products
  • Wall and floor crack repairs
  • Replacement windows
  • Water heater flood protection
  • High strength washer hoses

Our system comes with a lifetime written warranty that's transferable to the next owner, so not only does our system restore value to your house, but it also gives homeowners and buyers confidence that their home is protected.

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Six great reasons to choose us

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  1. Quality products: Basement Systems® dealers use a complete line of patented, award-winning products that have been keeping basements throughout North America dry for over 25 years.
  2. Fast installations: Our system installs quickly, with most projects completed in just one to two days.
  3. Experienced crews: A crew of experienced contractors will arrive to install your system quickly and professionally. Each one is a waterproofing specialist who dries basements every day.
  4. Cost-effective system: Our waterproofing system can be customized to fit your budget, and it costs about half as much as an exterior waterproofing system. Our system works for both finished and unfinished basements.
  5. Locally-owned and operated company: Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is the locally owned and operated member of the Basement Systems network. We have products and training that simply can't be beat!
  6. Free waterproofing quotes: We offer free waterproofing quotes to homeowners in our service area. Our quotes come in writing, and there's no obligation!

Get expert basement waterproofing services today

Our crews of waterproofers are experienced, well-trained professionals who work in basements and crawl spaces every day. The experts at Woods Basement Systems, Inc. have seen it all, and we know just what it takes to keep your basement dry all the time!

If your basement leaks or floods, or you have mold, mildew or a musty smell, call us today to request a free basement waterproofing estimate in Decatur, Belleville, Ballwin, St. Peters, East Saint Louis, Champaign or nearby. We will send one of our certified basement waterproofing specialists to visit your home and conduct a thorough inspection of your home's basement foundation.

our service area

We serve the following areas

Our Locations:

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