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Basement To Beautiful Wall Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
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CleanSpace Encapsulation
Turtl Access Hatch
Everlast Crawl Space Doors
SaniDry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
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
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles
ThermalDry Floor Tiles
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window


Concrete Repair
PolyLevel® Concrete Leveling & Lifting
SealantPro™ Concrete Sealing
Mudjacking Alternative
Pool Deck Repair
Concrete Driveway Repair
Sidewalk Repair
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Wet Basement Transformation in Bethalto, IL

Wet Basement Transformation in Bethalto, IL

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Wet Basement Transformation in Bethalto, IL Wet Basement Transformation in Bethalto, IL

This Bethalto, Illinois basement was unfinished and had an outdated sump pump. Woods Basement Systems installed basement finishing and replaced the old sump pump with the new sump pump pictured. Woods Basement Systems has the tools and experience necessary to transform any unfinished basement into a finished, waterproof basement for your peace of mind.

Geo-Lock Wall Anchors Support Bethalto, Illinois Home

Geo-Lock Wall Anchors Support Bethalto, Illinois Home

Before After
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors Support Bethalto, Illinois Home Geo-Lock Wall Anchors Support Bethalto, Illinois Home

These homeowners of Bethalto, Illinois noticed their basement walls had begun to bow inward. Thanks to the Geo-Lock Wall Anchors, these homeowners can live peacefully knowing their foundation will not collapse.

Bethalto, Illinois Homeowners Have TripleSafe Installed

Bethalto, Illinois Homeowners Have TripleSafe Installed

Before After
Bethalto, Illinois Homeowners Have TripleSafe Installed Bethalto, Illinois Homeowners Have TripleSafe Installed

These Bethalto, Illinois homeowners were troubled with water leaking into their basement. Thanks to the installation of WaterGuard and the TripleSafe sump pump system, their basement will stay dry all the time with no musty smell.

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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, 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!

Bethalto’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 a trusted 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. 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.

How PolyLevel works:

  1. The concrete lifting and leveling process begins with a few small holes drilled in the slab.
  2. Then the PolyLevel polymer is injected into the holes and expands to provide an accurate lift.
  3. 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 standard that PolyLevel replaces. We even offer SealantPro concrete sealing, which extends slabs' lifespans by 3 to 5 times overall in just one quick application. This concrete sealing system is resistant to moisture, oil, UV rays, abrasions, and more.

To remove tripping hazards, stabilize concrete, and lift it back to a level height nothing is faster or more effective than PolyLevel concrete leveling. After, our concrete sealing system will preserve your slabs for a lifetime. To schedule a FREE concrete lifting and leveling or concrete sealing estimate, contact us today!

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

Crawl Space Repair Services in Bethalto

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.

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 usable 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!

Case Studies From Bethalto
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Job Stories From Bethalto, IL
Sump Pump Installation in Bethalto, IL Basement

A homeowner was having problems with water entering their basement in Bethalto, IL, so the WaterGuard System was first installed. These drainage pipes intercept water at the perimeter of the basement and drain it toward the sump pump system. This system has a design that will drain any wall seepage without allowing dirt and debris from the floor to enter and clog the pipes. Next, the TripleSafe Sump Pump System was installed. This system assures protection from everyday problems with an ordinary pump. It can handle a heavy flow of water, thanks to a secondary pump included inside that will help eliminate the water if the first pump is unable to keep up with the amount of water that is entering it. It also features a removable airtight lid which reduces noise, prevents objects from falling in, and keeps moisture, insects, and odor from coming out of the sump. Thanks to these systems, this basement will remain dry and clean for years to come!


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Trench Drain Solutions for Your Bethalto, Illinois Home

To keep water from getting around your water heater, furnace, or dehumidifier, trench drains are installed to catch, collect, and direct water to your perimeter waterproofing system.  This Bethalto, Illinois homeowner noticed water pooling around his water heater with nowhere to go.  Once installed, the water leaking near the drain will be collected and directed into the perimeter waterproofing system.  The grates on these drains are removable for easy maintenance.

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WaterGuard & TripleSafe Sump Pump Installed in Bethalto, IL

This album contains the before pictures of a leaky basement in Bethalto, IL and the solutions installed by Woods Basement Systems.

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Transforming Dirt Crawl Space

Dirt crawlspaces can be incredibly harmful to the longevity of a home. This is because dirt crawlspaces offer the vulnerable underside of the home no protection from hazards such as pests, water vapor and mold. These things can rise through the dirt and impact the floor joists that make up the roof of the crawlspace - and support your floor!

Transforming Dirt Crawl Space - Photo 1
Installing WaterGuard in Bethalto, IL Home

A homeowner in Bethalto, Illinois was having problems with water in his basement. After a heavy rain, water would enter through the floor/wall joint onto the floor of his basement. The homeowner was frustrated that he could not use his basement as a storage space without the items getting wet or completely damaged. He decided to call his local waterproofing experts, Woods Basement Systems.

Once his appointment was set, the crew came out to his home and installed the system in just one day. This instantly solved his wet basement problem, allowing him to use his basement for storage once again.

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Solving Water Problems in Bethalto, IL Basement

Homeowner Kyle C. of Bethalto, Illinois called Woods Basement Systems after he noticed a water leak in his basement. He wanted to have it fixed before it caused any more damage in his basement. Since his basement was half finished, Kyle did not want anymore water to get on his carpet or drywall.

The Woods Basement Systems team was quick and efficient. Our System Design Specialist proposed a system to keep the water out of his basement, and away from the foundation. The foreman and installers had the system installed and working in just one day, leaving the basement clean and waterproofed for Kyle and his family.

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Radon Mitigation

Homeowner David S. of Bethalto, Illinois was in the process of selling his home. During inspection, he found out the home contained high levels of radon and that he could not safely sell the home until the radon was mitigated. He decided to call Woods Basement Systems to see if they could help with his radon problems. Our foreman Michael Rebenstorff and his team have an extensive knowledge about radon and the ways to mitigate it from the home. We installed a Sub-Slab Depressurization, which pipes the radon up from the soil, up the pipe and safely away from you and your family.

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The WaterGuard System

Homeowner Scott M. of Bethalto, Illinois was having problems with water entering his basement. The water was coming in where the floor meets the walls as well as through several cracks in the walls. Unsure of how to fix it, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems.

We sent our foreman Tyler Sears out to the home to take a look at the damage the water had done to Scott's home. Tyler and his team decided to install our patented waterproofing system, WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a top-of-the-line waterproofing system that catches any water entering the basement of the home.

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WaterGuard Drainage System Protects Bethalto, IL Basement from Harmful Water Leaks

Julie of Bethalto, Illinois wanted to waterproof her basement once she noticed that water leaks had accumulated in her home. She quickly reached out to Woods Basement Systems to find a solution that would protect her home from harmful water damage. She spoke with system design specialist, Josh S., who worked with Julie to design a plan that would protect her basement from harm. 

After looking over the space, Josh recommended installing a WaterGuard drainage system along the perimeter of the basement to keep water out. This french drainage system would be installed in the footing of the basement walls to collect and direct all water leaks towards the home's sump pump. Foreman Juan H. and his team installed this french drainage system. With the help of Team Woods, this homeowner wouldn't have to worry about her basement for several years to come. 

Leaking Partially Finished Basement Fitted With WaterGuard In Bethalto, IL

Bethalto, Illinois homeowner Kevin T. recently began to notice water on the floor of his basement. He suspected that it was coming from behind the drywall during rainstorms, but he couldn't be sure. Kevin needed an expert opinion, so he gave Woods Basement Systems a call.

The thing that foreman Kevin and his team needed to do was cut away the bottom portion of the drywall to gain access to the foundation. After this, a WaterGuard drainage system was installed. These gutter-like drains are put in place under the floor at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all water and prevent it from reaching the floor. Kevin's basement is now protected from water!


Leaking Basement Walls Fitted With WaterGuard In Bethalto, IL

Bethalto, Illinois homeowner Scott M. was having issues with moisture in his basement. Water would regularly stream down his walls during extended periods of rain, requiring regular cleanup. He was fed up and ready to have the problem taken care of once and for all. 

In order to waterproof the basement, a Woods Basement Systems team installed a WaterGuard drainage system and connected it to the existing sump pump. These gutter-like drains are placed underneath the floor at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all leaks before they can make it into the space. Scott's basement is now totally protected from leaks!

Cracking, Bowing Concrete-Block Basement Walls Supported With PowerBrace In Bethalto, IL

Homeowner Ron of Bethalto, Illinois was worried about his concrete-block foundation walls. Over the years, they had become riddled with large cracks and had begun bowing inward slightly. He was concerned that this damage would lead to water issues and even a possible wall collapse. With all of this in mind, Ron called Woods Basement Systems.

In order to support the damaged walls and prevent further cracking, foreman Kevin and his team installed several PowerBrace supports in the basement. These incredibly strong steel I-beams are affixed to the walls to totally prevent further bowing and damage for the life of the structure. Ron can rest easy now that his walls are protected!


Cracked, Sinking Basement Floor Lifted With PolyLevel

William of Bethalto, Illinois's basement floor was cracked and sinking in certain places, causing him to worry about structural damage. Wanting to get on top of the issue before it could get worse, he called Woods Basement Systems.

In order to lift and level the floor, foreman Justin and his team injected PolyLevel underneath it. This expanding composite foam can support tens of thousands of pounds and dries in under an hour, allowing homeowners to get back to their daily lives right away. The floor is now totally leveled and won't be sinking again!

PolyLevel Restores and Protects Concrete Patio in Bethalto, IL

Debra and Robert D. in Bethalto, IL contacted Woods Basement Systems with concerns about cracked, sinking concrete slabs in their backyard patio. In response to questions regarding repair options, they received a free estimate on the optimal solution for their situation thanks to Design Specialist Barry C.

Foreman Andrew T. and his team injected PolyLevel to fill the cracks and lift the settling slabs. PolyLevel is an advanced polyurethane solution designed to repair concrete in as little as fifteen minutes, all without the noise and hassle of conventional jacking. Now Debra and Robert can rest easy knowing PolyLevel is working to protect their patio from future damage!

WaterGuard Eliminates Flooding Problems in Bethalto, IL

Kevin T. in Bethalto, IL was frustrated with excess water pooling in his basement with nowhere to go, so he reached out to Woods Basement Systems for help. Kevin met with System Design Specialist Brian S., who gave him a free estimate on the optimal drainage system.

Foreman Mike P. and his team installed WaterGuard drains to keep the basement dry at all times. WaterGuard is a French drain system installed under the floor slab for powerful, clog-free drainage with a minimal appearance. Now Kevin's water troubles are a thing of the past thanks to WaterGuard!

PolyLEVEL at Bethalto, IL Home

Donald, a Bethalto, Illinois homeowner, was concerned with uneven concrete around his home. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call. System Design Specialist David P. developed a plan to make the concrete level again. 

Foreman Andrew T. and his crew injected PolyLEVEL beneath the concrete. PolyLEVEL Concrete Lifting is an ideal way to level slabs of concrete because it is eco-friendly and lightwieght. 

Often when concrete is poured, the soil beneath has not had time to settle first. Concrete is heavy and will compact this soil which cause the unevenness. PolyLEVEL comes in by filling the area above the soil until the concrete is level. PolyLEVEL will not interact with the soil or wash away and is lightweight to provide support without further settling. 

Donald now has level concrete increasing the safety and look of the area. 

TripleSafe and WaterGuard in Bethalto, IL

Bethalto homeowner Chris H. was looking to protect her basement from water damage before finishing it, so she called Woods Basement Systems for assistance. She met with System Design Specialist Pete L., who inspected the home and devised a comprehensive solution to protect her home at every level.

Foreman Jose L. and his team installed a multi-faceted system using a TripleSafe sump system and WaterGuard French drains. WaterGuard drains are installed under the floor slab for effective drainage with a minimal appearance, and they redirect water to the TripleSafe sump system. TripleSafe uses three separate pumps to remove water from the home and features an UltraSump battery backup in case of a power outage. Chris also opted to have Rockwell window wells installed to seal her new egress windows for an effective, code-compliant waterproofing solution. Chris can rest easy knowing her finished basement will be clean and dry.

TripleSafe and WaterGuard in Bethalto, IL

Chris H. from Bethalto, IL was looking to waterproof her basement before finishing it. She called Woods Basement Systems for help and met with System Design Specialist Pete L. to come up with a custom-fit solution to her waterproofing needs.

Foreman Miguel O. and his team installed a TripleSafe sump system and WaterGuard drains. WaterGuard is a French drain system installed under the floor slab for effective drainage with a finished appearance. It redirects water to the TripleSafe system, which offers three levels of protection and features an UltraSump batter backup which will keep it running even in the event of a power outage. Now Chris can rest wasy knowing her basement will be clean and dry for years to come.

Radon Test in Bethalto, IL

Judy Moss of Bethalto, IL wanted to be proactive and test for radon gas in her home. She had called Woods Basement systems for a radon test kit to determined if she did in fact had radon exposure. Radon is a very harmful gas that can get spread through your home and cause damage to your home as well as the human body. Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer in humans along with other harmful effects.


Ghostman, a forman here at Woods Basement Systems was reached to answer any questions that Judy about installing the system. With the radon kit that was provided to Judy from Woods Basement Systems, she was able to get an accurate result and prevent any furher exposure to her home.



PolyLEVEL Fixes Unleveled Concrete in Bethalto, IL

Roger L. of Bethalto, IL was displeased with the cracked and unleveled concrete outside of his home so he gave Woods Basement System a call. 

System design specialist, Matthew S. did an inspection on the home to help him create a design that would fix the problem. Foreman, William T. did a PolyLEVEL system installation. This system only takes 4 steps and the job is done! Rather than using a mud and concrete mixture like other repair options, PolyLEVEL uses a high-density injection foam to raise the concrete back to its original position. It also has a quicker cure time than other repair options. All it takes is 15 minutes and the concrete can be driven or walked on. 

Roger L. is now pleased with the restoration of his property. 

Wet Basement Waterproofed In Bethalto, IL

Randy M. from Bethalto, IL was having problems with water coming into his basement after heavy rainfalls. Upon realizing the frustration and issues that a wet basement was causing for himself and his home, he decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing the issue.

Systems Design Specialist Chris G. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Juan H. waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed  IceGuard and Triple Safe sump pump. Both of these products work together in order to keep the basement dry. Triple Safe sump pump pushes water through and stops it from reaching the surface, while IceGuard works to keep water flowing during winter months when freezing is a concern.

Randy is very happy with he result and that he is no longer concerned when he sees rain in the forecast.

Bethalto, IL Basement Waterproofing

James V. of Bethalto, Illinois discovered that his home's basement was collecting water. He did not have to clean up a mess after every heavy rain shower, so he called Woods Basement System.

Design specialist Chris T. assessed the situation and decided that the best solution was to install a TripleSafe sump pump, a Waterguard drainage system, and a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier. Foreman Juan H. then headed to the home to get the job started.

The TripleSafe sump pump is equipped with a primary, secondary, and battery powered pump that keeps the basement dry no matter what happens. The sump pump collects and removes water from the basement to outside the home. The Waterguard drainage system was placed above the footing of the basement. It accepts and drains water that is rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement floor. Finally, the Sanidry Sedona is a lightweight dehumidifier that not only removes water vapor, but also filters the air for mold spores, dust, and other allergens.

James V. no longer has to worry about his home's basement flooding due to heavy rain fall. He now has a dry and waterproof basement.

Uneven Sidewalk Fixed with PolyLevel in Bethalto, IL

Alice and Roger L. of Bethalto, IL were experiencing issues with the sidewalk outside of their home being uneven. Not only is this troublesome down the rode, but it is also dangerous. This issue occurs due to the weight of the concrete and what the concrete is responsible for holding up. When they realized there was a issue, they called Woods Basement Systems about receiving a free estimate to fix the problem.

System Design Specialist Matthew S. visited the scene and determined that the best solution would be to install PolyLevel. Foreman Andrew T. installed the foam injection, which is done in a simple 4-step process that lifts the concrete.

Alice and Roger are satisfied that their sidewalk is being lifted back to its original state and that it is no longer unsafe.

Flooding in Bethalto, IL Basement

Angelique D. from Bethalto, IL experienced extreme flooding in her basement. When she realized her basement was flooding, the water was already knee deep. She immediately called Woods Basement Systems for help.

After talking to design specialist Chris T., Angelique was sure her problem would be fixed. Foreman Ryan L. came right over and installed all the products that promise a dry and safe basement: a TripleSafe sump pump, an exterior discharge line, an IceGaurd, a Sanidry Sedona, Waterguard, and BrightWall. The TripleSafe sump pump has three different pumps-- the primary, the secondary in case the primary goes out, and the battery-powered pump in case the power goes out. The sump pump and exterior discharge line work together to pump water out of the basement and to the exterior of the home. The IceGuard is primarily used during the winter and allows water to escape even if the discharge line is frozen. Installing the Waterguard right above the footing makes it easy to collect any water coming up from the ground before it hits the basement flooring. The Sanidry Sedona is a powerful dehumidifier and filtration system that removes any allergens from the air. Finally, the BrightWall installation makes the basement look cleaner and newer. It also stops water vapor from coming in and drains any leaks. All these products together promise a clean and dry basement, even in the heaviest of storms.

Angelique D. is now worry free when it comes to her basement. She no longer has an unwanted swimming pool in her home, and won't even bat an eye the next time it rains.

Porch, Walkway and Driveway Lifted and Leveled in Bethalto, IL

Sam W. of Bethalto, IL had concrete slabs in his porch, walkway and driveway that had all sunken over the years. His porch was sloping away from the house and had separated from the brick edging, making the area right outside the front door an uneven tripping hazard. The driveway slabs were lower than the concrete in the garage by around three inches in some areas. Not only did it pose a tripping hazard but it made pulling the car into the garage difficult so Sam called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Peter N. found the best solution for Sam’s sinking concrete problem would be PolyLevel injections.

PolyLevel is a two part expanding polymer foam. It’s liquid as it’s injected but when the liquids combine, they expand to lift and level concrete slabs. They are low density so they won’t add more weight to the ground below the concrete but they can support significant loads. PolyLevel hardens and cures in about 15 minutes and can be driven and walked on afterwards, which is much less downtime than traditional mudjacking. It’s also waterproof so it won’t be washed away making it a far more permanent solution.

Sam W. is glad that he no longer has to worry about tripping and driving hazards because his porch, driveway and walkways have been lifted back to level.

Block Walls Stabilized and Basement Waterproofed in Bethalto, IL

Ray M. had numerous problems the basement of his Bethalto, IL home. Large horizontal and stair-step cracks had formed over the years on his stone block foundation walls. They were also noticeably bulging in the middle. Water leaked in through the cracks on his walls as well as the joint where the walls met the floor. He used his basement for storage and was worried every time it rained that more of his belongings would be ruined. He was also worried the bulging walls might become an even bigger problem if he didn’t deal with them soon so he called Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate. Design Specialist John S. inspected the basement thoroughly and found that the best solution for Ray’s basement problems would be a waterproofing and wall support system.

Geo- Lock Wall Anchors were installed along the bowing, cracked foundation walls. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors counteract the pressure soil puts on the foundation walls that cause them to crack. Wall plates on the inside of the walls are connected to earth anchors embedded in stable soil in the yard with steel anchor rods. They permanently stabilize the walls, preventing any future damage to the walls, and can straighten walls over time by tightening the anchor rods during dry conditions.

WaterGuard was installed along the perimeter of the basement, under the concrete floors. WaterGuard is a drainage system that has special wall flanges to collect water from the foundation walls and wall joints and drains it away to the sump pump for removal.

The TripleSafe sump pump system was installed to remove the water collected in the WaterGuard and pump it out and away from the basement through the discharge lines. The TripleSafe has a primary, secondary and battery back up pump to ensure the basement stays dry during bad weather and power outages.

IceGuards were attached to the discharge lines on the exterior of the home. If the discharge lines become frozen during the cold Midwest winter months, IceGuards keeps the water from coming back into the basement by allowing it to escape through its slotted openings.

Ray McIntire no longer worries about his foundation walls or the belongings he stores in the basement because he knows the walls are secure and stable and the basement will stay dry.

Waterproofing System installed in Bethalto, IL

Jim C. of Bethalto, IL had water leaking into his basement through his walls and floors. The wood panelling and carpeting in his finished basement was completely water damaged and ruined. He knew that if he had to get rid of his water issue so he called Woods Basement Systems. Basement Design Specialist Brandon B. assessed the inside and outside of Jim’s basement and found the perfect solution.

Foreman Greg H. first got rid of the damaged wooden paneling and flooring. He replaced it with CleanSpace Wall Systems. CleanSpace is a thick, plastic vapor barrier that blocks water seepage from entering the basement through the walls and directs it to the drainage system. The WaterGuard was installed under the concrete floors along the walls to collect any water leaking through the walls and floor joints and drains it to the sump pump.

A TripleSafe sump pump system was installed to take water from the WaterGuard and pump it outside through the discharge lines. It consists of a primary, secondary and battery back up pump to offer defense against rising waters even if the primary pump fails or the power goes out.

On the discharge lines, IceGuards were installed. IceGuards prevent water from coming back into the basement if the discharge line becomes frozen or clogged by allowing it to escape through it’s slotted openings.

Jim C. is glad his basement is clean and dry and will remain that way, no matter the weather.

Geo Lock Wall Anchor for the Public Library in Bethalto, Illinois

Bethalto Public Library in Illinois noticed some cracks in their basement walls. Because they thought it could be dangerous for their visiters, they called our professional team to get a help to solve this problem together. Our experienced specialist, Bradly P. designed a solution for the library by using Geo Lock technology.

Geo Lock Wall Anchor is the best solution for your cracks on your basement walls. It is the technology which stabilizing your walls against to the pressure coming from the land around your house. Now, by the means of Geo Lock technology, Bethalto Public Library is enabling their visiter to have more comfortable and safer area.

WaterGuard Installed in Bethalto, IL

Scott D. of Bethalto, IL had water leaking into his basement. This water was causing damage to Scott's home and belongings. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to fix Scott's problem.

Woods installed WaterGuard to help drain unwanted water out of the basement. WaterGuard is installed in the cement of the flooring against the walls. This allows water to enter the piping and be drained to prevent damages to the home and personal belongings.

A Twin Pack sump pump was installed to evacuate unwanted water. The sump pump will pump the water out through a discharge line that leads the water to the yard. This line can become clogged or frozen at times, in order to prevent the water from receding back into the basement, Woods installed IceGuard. IceGuard is installed on the discharge line next to the house and allows water to escape through it when it is necessary. 

Bethalto, IL has CleanSpace Installed

Mike S. in Bethalto, IL had a leaky crawlspace that liked to retain water. Mike knew that this could cause damage to his home if it was not fixed. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect problem to seal the crawlspace. 

Woods came in and installed a drainage matting under CleanSpace. This drainage mat would help drain away any water that may get into the crawlspace. The CleanSpace was used to seal off the space to prevent moisture from getting into the space, helping to keep it dry. By keeping the space dry, Mike will no longer have to worry about rotting wood or mold forming in his crawlspace.

Geo-Lock Wall Anchors Support Bethalto, Illinois Home Foundation

The R. Family of Bethalto, Illinois noticed cracks in their basement wall as it began to bow inward. This allowed for water to leak into their home through cracks in the foundation. Our system design specialist Mike T. knew just the solution to prevent their home from collapsing. After Mike met with the Bethalto homeowners, Greg H.'s crew was sent to install the solution.

To straighten the walls and prevent further bowing, the galvanized steel rods of the Geo-Lock Anchor Systems extend to undisturbed soil. The WaterGuard perimeter drain system was installed to keep the basement dry. To ensure the basement stays dry all the time, the TripleSafe Sump Pump System and IceGuard discharge line were installed. Now they can live in their home worry-free.