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This Cape Girardeau, MO basement had a Twin Pack Sump Pump installed. It's good to know that the second pump will still work if the first pump were to ever go out. Even better, both pumps will work together in times of heavy water to further protect these homeowner's basement.
This homeowner in Cape Girardeau, MO had a retaining wall outside their home in need of support. These walls are responsible for supporting all the ground against them, and these homeowners were smart to find a solution to prevent the wall from falling. Our Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchors are metal plates fixated to the wall, with metal rods extending 12+ feet in the ground and then anchored, which prevents wall movement from the ground shifting.
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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!
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.
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!
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!
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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.
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!
In Cape Girardeau, MO, Nick and Allison C. were worried about lung cancer. They contacted Woods Basement Systems for a radon test kit, which revealed they were being exposed to dangerous levels of this colorless, odorless gas. Nick and Allison then had Woods install a radon mitigation system. A new test kit was sent to the couple a month after the system was installed, only for it to be discovered that the levels in their southeast Missouri home were decreased, and so was their risk of lung cancer.
A Twin Pack Sump Pump will help protect this basement in Cape Girardeau, MO. It's good to know that both pumps will work together in times of heavy water. Pump two will also kick on if the first pump were to ever go out. Homeowners were pleased to know their basement is protected from water damage.
Helen W. of Springfield, IL experienced issues with sagging floors and humidity control in her crawlspace. The crawlspace was extremely humid. Woods Basement Systems fixed the sagging floors by installing SmartJacks. These lifted the floors and provided support. We also installed a SaniDry and CleanSpace to control the humidity and provide a proper vapor barrier in the crawlspace. The SaniDry will filter the air in the crawlspace and remove the moisture to make the crawlspace less humid.
When water began leaking into Tyler T.'s Cape Girardeau, Missouri basement, we was troubled. Water leaked into the basement where the floor meets the wall causing damage to his carpet and drywall.
System design specialist Paul B. designed a solution to keep Tyler's basement free of water and mold. WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, was installed by foreman Michael P. WaterGuard is designed to guide water to the sump pump system and away from the basement.
Thanks to Woods Basement Systems' installation of the WaterGuard drainage system, Tyler's basement is both dry and free of mold.
Cathy B. of Cape Girardeau, MO wasn't happy with her old, dirt crawlspace. The crawlspace was unprotected from the outside environment, allowing for unwanted animals and water to enter.
Woods Basement Systems' design specialist found that our CleanSpace encapsulation system would be the best solution for her problem. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier that keeps moisture out of the crawlspace by separating the crawlspace from the dirt of the outside environment.
In addition to the CleanSpace system, we also installed our SaniDry XP dehumidifier which keeps humidity low, making it so mold is unable to grow. Now Cathy has a clean, usable crawl space for years to come.
James and Rebecca B. of Jackson, Missouri were troubled by their wet, musty crawlspace. The water leaking into the crawlspace caused mold, an allergen. To keep their crawlspace dry and their home healthy, system design specialist Paul B. designed a solution.
CleanSpace was installed by Foreman Greg J. CleanSpace encapsulates the crawlspace to ensure the water stays away. Because it is inorganic, CleanSpace does not support mold growth. James and Rebecca are thrilled to have a dry crawlspace and a healthy home free of mold.
Bill R. of Neoga, Illinois was troubled by water leaking into his basement where the floor meets the wall. The water risked damaging his valuables stored in the basement. A Woods Basement Systems system design specialist designed a solution to keep the basement dry.
Foreman Melvin F. installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with three pumps to ensure the basement stays dry. In addition to WaterGuard and TripleSafe, IceGuard was installed. IceGuard provides an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
Bill's basement is now dry and his valuables are safe. He is pleased to know the basement will stay dry.
John F. of Jackson, MO had bowing walls in his basement due to his home sinking into the ground. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to keep the home from sinking further.
Woods installed Push Piers to help correct the settling foundation. Push Piers are installed to lift the settling foundation and keep it from settling into the ground further. John will no longer have to worry about his house sinking into the ground.
Terry J. had an alarming amount of water get into the partially finished basement of his Cape Girardeau, MO home each time it rained. The finished walls were being ruined by water and he couldn’t store anything in his basement without fear that it would get damaged so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Ryan K. assessed the basement and recommended installing a waterproofing system.
WaterGuard was installed under the concrete floors along the perimeter of the basement. WaterGuard is a drainage system that collects water from the foundation walls and floors of the basement and drains it away to the sump pump.
The Twin Pack was installed to remove the water collected by the WaterGuard through its discharge lines. The Twin Pack contains two high-powered, cast-iron pumps so the basement will remain dry, even in heavy downpours. On the discharge lines, IceGuards were installed. They are on the exterior of the home to prevent water from coming back into the basement in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
Terry is glad that he can finally use his basement for storage and not worry about his belongings or walls being damaged by water.
John F. of Jackson, Missouri was troubled when he discovered cracks in his foundation. Upon further inspection, system design specialist Jeremy K. determined the cracks were due to the foundation settling. He designed a solution to repair the foundaiton.
Foreman Jose L. installed Push Piers. Push Piers are galvanized steel rods installed at the footing of the foundation. These piers lift the foundation to its original position and provide support.
John is pleased to know his foundation is supported and his home is safe.
Cindy A., Cape Girardeau Missouri resident, was worried about her uneven, cracked patio. The concrete stairs to her home had sunk a few inches, making the steps a safety concern.
System design specialist John S. designed a solution to align her patio. Foreman Jose L. installed PolyLEVEL. PolyLEVEL is a quick, safe solution to sinking concrete. It will not settle, so Cindy can enjoy her safe patio and stairs worry-free.
Kristi M. of Champaign, Illinois had two different situations that were causing problems in her home. The first was a bowing wall in her basement. She knew this could be a safety hazard. The other issue had to do with water flooding her basement. She did not want to ignore these problems, so she called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Gregory B. assessed the situation and decided that the best fix would to be install a few PowerBraces and wall anchors for the bowing wall, and a TripleSafe sump pump and Waterguard drainage system for the flooding basement. Soon after, foreman Jose L. headed to the home to get the job started.
The wall anchors are made of steel and extend from the walls inside the house to the hard packed soil outside. They stabilize the wall and prevent further movement. The PowerBraces, also made of steel, are beams that are fastened to the joists above the wall. They are adjustable and help straighten and raise the wall to its original position.
The TripleSafe sump pump has a primary, secondary, and a battery back up pump. These pumps ensure that water will be expelled from the basement even if the power goes out. The Waterguard drainage system is placed above the footing and around the perimeter of the basement. It collects and drains any water that comes up from the ground before it reaches the basement surface.
Kristi M. no longer has to worry about her home's basement flooding or the wall bowing and causing further damage. She now has a safe and dry basement.
Xudong J. of Wildwood, Missouri noticed that a wall in his basement was bowing. He did not want this problem to get worse or cause any sort of safety concerns, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Joshua L. discussed the situation and solution with the homeowner. Soon after, foreman Jeremy R. traveled to the home to install six wall anchors. The wall anchors extend from the inside walls of the basement to the hard packed soil outside. The wall anchors stabilize and prevent any further movement of the walls.
Xudong J. no longer has to worry about his home's basement wall bowing and causing further damage. He now has a stable and safe basement wall.
Joseph D. of St. Louis, MO was having problems with his basement becoming wet after rain. Aware that this was an issue and that it could cause more issues and frustration in the future, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free quote.
Systems Design Specialist evaluated the situation and determined that the basement needed to waterproofed. Foreman Joseph D. installed TripleSafe sump pump, IceGuard, WaterGuard and CleansSpace to waterproof the basement. All of these prodcuts work with one another in order to keep the basement dry in the instance of a heavy rainfall. WaterGuard stops water from reaching the surface and pushes it through the TripleSafe sump pump, while IceGuard stops water from backing up in the winter months when the concern of freezing and clogging is present.
Since his basement is now waterproofed, Joseph D. no longer has to worry about fearing a heavy rainfall.
Brett T. of Millstadt, Illinois noticed that his basement wall was starting to bow. He did not want this problem to get worse or become a safety concern, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Thomas W. assessed the situation and decided that the best solution would be to install a few PowerBraces. Foreman Jeremy R. traveled to the home to get the job started. PowerBraces are made of steel and are fastened to the joists above the wall. It is an adjustable system that makes it possible to not only stabilize, but straighten the walls.
Brett T. no longer has to worry about his basement wall bowing and causing damage. He now has a stable and straighter wall.
Andrea F. is a current homeowner in Cape Girardeau, MO. After performing a radon test on her home, she discovered that her home was above a dangerous level of 4.0 picocuries (pCi/L) and gave Woods Basement Systems a call.
Our system design specialist, Jeremy R. created a design that would guaranteed the homeowner a safe home. Foreman, Brett J. went to the home to do a radon mitigation system installation that would fix the issue. Though radon is a gas that homeowners cannot see, smell, or taste it is still completely harmful. Indoor radon gas is known to be the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. What this system does is run a PVC pipe around the home to collect the toxic radon gas from the soil of the home. A vent then pipes the radon gas away from the home.
Because of the radon mitigation system, Andrea F. has a reduced level of radon and no longer has to worry about the inhalation of the toxic gas.
Lindsay T. of St. Louis, Missouri discovered that her home's basement was flooding after even just a light rain shower. She tried to replace gutters, but that did not help whatsoever. She did not want this problem to continue, so she called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Adam R. discussed the problem and solutions with the homeowner. Foreman Mason S. then headed to the home to install a Twin Pack sump pump and a Waterguard drainage system.
The Waterguard drainage system was placed above the footing of the basement and was then covered with concrete. It collects and drains any water rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement. The Twin Pack sump pump has both a primary and secondary pump that collects and moves water out of the home through a discharge line.
Lindsay T. is happy that she no longer has to worry about a wet basement after every rain shower. Her home is now dry and waterproof.
John F. of Jackson, Missouri noticed that his home's driveway was starting to sink and crack. He did not want this problem to continue to get worse or cause any possible tripping hazards, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Jeremy K. discussed the problem with the homeowner and came up with the perfect solution. Foreman Juan H. then traveled to the home to insert PolyLevel under the concrete. The lightweight foam is inserted under the concrete through a penny-sized hole. It then expands and causes the concrete to rise and level the concrete.
John F. no longer has to worry about his driveway sinking and cracking. He now has an level and safe concrete driveway.
Linda K. of Jackson, Missouri noticed that her home's basement was collecting water. She did not want to have to clean up a mess after every heavy rain shower, so she called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Pete L. assessed the situation and decided that installing a TripleSafe sump pump, a Waterguard drainage system, and a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier was the best option. Foreman Jose L. then traveled to the home to get the job started.
The Waterguard drainage system was placed above the footing of the basement. It accepts and drains any water rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement. The Sanidry Sedona is a powerful and lightweight dehumidifier that not only removes water vapor, but also filters mold spores, dust and other allergens from the air. Finally, the TripleSafe sump pump is equipped with primary, secondary, and battery powered pump. These pumps make sure water is removed from the basement no matter what may happen.
Linda K. no longer has to worry about her home's basement flooding. She now has a dry and waterproof home.
Francie B was concerned about how uneven her patio was becoming. So, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Matthew S was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman William T used Poly Level to even out the concrete patio. The PolyLevel is injected into the concrete and will raise its level. The injection leaves behind a dime-sized hole that will be filled in with concrete.
John F was concerned about the sinking concrete in his basement. So, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Jeremy K was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Jose L used PolyLevel to raise the level of the sinking concrete. PolyLevel is injected into the ground and will raise the level of the concrete. The injection leaves behind a dime sized hole that will be filled in with concrete.
Butch H. of Cape Girardeau, Missouri discovered some cracks in the walls of his home. He knew that this could be because of setting concrete. He did not want to allow the problem to get worse, so he called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Adam R. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install some push piers. Foreman Jose L. then headed to the home to get the job started. The steel push piers were installed adjacent to the home. They are driven deep into the soil and help support and level the home.
Butch H. no longer has to worry about his home settling or cracks appearing in his home's wall. He now has a stable and level home.
Cindy A. of Cape Girardeau, MO discovered that her basement walls were beginning to bow inward so she gave Woods Basement System a call.
System design specialist, John S. was able to create a design that would resolve the issue. Foreman, Jose L. traveled to Cape Girardeau and did a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor system installation. This is the best solution for bowing basement walls. It creates permanent stability and straightens the walls over time. It might seem like a lot of damage must be done but the Geo-Lock Wall Anchor does not involve any heavy equipment inside the home.
Cindy A. could not be more satisfied knowing her home is safe and secure.
Francis C. of Danville, Illinois discovered that her home's basement had bowing and cracking walls. She did not want the problem to get worse or cause safety hazards, so she called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Gregory B. assessed the situation and decided the best option was to install a few PowerBraces. Foreman Jeremy R. then traveled to the home to get the job started. PowerBraces are steel I-beams that are fastened to the joists above the wall. It is an adjustable system that can be tightened to help straighten and stabilize the wall.
Francis C. no longer has to worry about her home's walls bowing and cracking. She now has stable and straighter basement walls.
Judy M. of Steeleville, Illinois noticed that water was entering her home's basement after heavy rain showers. She did not want to have to keep cleaning up a mess, so she called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Nolan M. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install a Waterguard drainage system and a Twin Pack sump pump. Foreman William H. then headed to the home to get the job started.
The Waterguard drainage system was installed above the footing of the basement. It accepts and drains any water rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement. The Twin Pack sump pump then removes the water from the basement through a discharge line. It is equipped with a primary and secondary pump.
Judy M. no longer has to worry about her home's basement collecting water. She now has a dry and waterproof basement.
Amanda K of Altenburg, MO noticed that the walls in her basement were showing significant cracks in the walls. She contacted Woods Basement Systems to have an expert evaluate the problem and find a proper solution to resolve her foundation problem.
Design specialist, Chris T proposed that the Geo-Lock Anchor System would be the best solution to fix her bowing walls. The Geo-Lock system is made of long lasting steel anchors that extend from the walls to stable hard-packed soil to support and stabilize the walls. Mason S installed the Geo-Lock beams on the inside of the home and the outside to stabilize the walls to the soil.
Amanda was thrilled to see that her home is now supported and she no longer has to worry about bigger cracks in her basement walls.
Homeowner Jeanine H. called Woods Basement Systems with concerns about leaks pouring into her basement through cracks in the wall. Jeanine called Woods Basement Systems and met with System Design Specialist Sam W., who devised a comprehensive solution to provide long-lasting protection from unwanted water damage.
Foreman Kevin J. and his team installed a TwinPack sump pump, TrenchDrain grated drain pipes, and WaterGuard French drain systems. TrenchDrain prevents flooding and leaks from outer entryways and eliminates it from the home, and WaterGuard is installed beneath the floor slabs for effective drainage with a smooth, finished look. These send water to the TwinPack sump system, which uses two cast-iron Zoeller sump pumps for twice the protection. Jeanine can rest easy knowing her custom-tailored solution works to protect her home well into the future.
Nancy of Jackson, Missouri experienced having large, vertical cracks along the exterior brick of her home, so she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Nolan M. recommended installing push piers for the job.
Foreman, Jose L. installed the product. Push piers work to permanently lift and stabilize a home's foundation by hydraulically driving steel tube section into brackets that are installed near the footing of the foundation. Once the piers are in place the weight of the home is secured onto them.
Now, Nancy H. has a stable foundation.
Matt F. of Jackson, Missouri needed his finished basement to be waterproofed, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Pete L. recommended installing a Twin Pack sump pump, a WaterGuard system, and IceGuard.
Foreman, Juan H. installed the products. The Twin Pack sump pump includes two stainless steel pumps that keeps your basement dry and protects against floods and leaks. WaterGuard is used to collect water that leaks through basement walls and guides it to the sump pump to be removed from the home. It is installed in the perimeter of the basement floor. IceGuard is placed on the outside of a home and it is used to allow water to expel from the guards in case the pipes clog or freeze. This prevents water from backing up into the basement.
Now Matt F. has a watertight basement.
Alycia R. of Jackson, Missouri had a dirty, moist crawl space that needed attention, so she decided to call Woods Basement Systems. Systems design specialist, Brandon B. found a solution and recommended installing a SmartSump pump, CleanSpace, and IceGuard.
Foreman, James L. installed the products.CleanSpace is a vapor barrier made of inorganic materials, so it does not support mold growth. It is used to completely seal a crawl space off from dirt, critters, and moisture. The SmartPump system is a sump pump designed specifically for crawl spaces, so it can protect against leaks and floods. IceGuard is installed on the outside of the home, and it allows for water to expel from the guards in the event that the pipes should freeze or clog.
Now Alycia R. can rest easy, knowing her home is healthy and dry.
Jill H. of Cape Girardeau, Missouri had a leaking her basement, so she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Sam W. was able to recommend installing a TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard, and IceGuard.
Foreman, Kevin J. installed the products. The TripleSafe sump pump includes a primary pump, a secondary pump, and a backup battery-powered pump for three-in-one protection. WaterGuard in installed in the perimeter of the basement floor and it works to collect water that seeps through basement walls. It then guides the collected water to the sump pump to be removed from the home. IceGuard is placed on the outside of the home and it allows for water to expel from the guards in case the pipes get clogged or frozen.
Now Jill H. has a dry basement.
Cape Girardeau, Missouri homeowner Yvette was concerned with the amount of water getting into her basement. She gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specilaist Sam developed a plan for her.
Foreman Jeremy and his crew installed the plan of a SillPlate Draintile System. The SillPlate Draintile System goes outside along the base of the home, where the foundation meets the walls. It collects any water and redirects it away from the home before it can pool and get inside!
Yvette now has a dry basement she can enjoy!
Kristie of Cape Girardeau, Missouri had experienced a cracked concrete porch for years, so she decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call. She later spoke with systems design specialist, Barry C., who recommended injecting PolyLevel to prevent further cracking and unevenness.
Foreman Andrew T. and his crew injected the PolyLevel. PolyLevel is made of a polyurethane formula that expands underneath the concrete to lift it back to its original position. The best part is that within 15 minutes of injection, the concrete can be used again!
Thanks to Team Woods, now Kristie can enjoy her front porch again.
Joey of Cape Girardeau, Missouri had a wet, water damaged basement, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Sam W., designed a customized plan and recommended installing a TripleSafe sump pump, BrightWall panels, and WaterGuard drains to waterproof his basement.
Head foreman, Melvin F. installed the TripleSafe sump pump, BrightWall panels, and WaterGuard drains with the help of his crew. The TripleSafe pump is guaranteed to keep your basement dry year around because it contains two backup pumps that are battery-powered. All water is collected by this pump and then discarded off out of the home. The BrightWall panels are installed on top of the walls to collect the water leaks and send them to the WaterGuard drains. From there the drains collect the pesky water leaks and send them to the sump pump to be discarded of. Thanks to these waterproofing products this basement will able to use by Joey and his family for storage!
This driveway in Smithton, IL. was begining to show signs of uneven settling. The soil beneath the driveway was compressing due to weather and weight pressing it down. As the soil settled, the concrete would lose its support and begin to settle with it.
In addition to making the driveway become uneven, this can lead to cracking and damage as the concrete slabs bump into one another.
To fix this problem and level the driveway, Justin G. injected PolyLevel™ beneath the uneven sections to lift them into place. PolyLevel™ is a foam material that gets injected through small holes in the concrete. Once in place, the foam hardens into a super tough and very lightweight support that holds the concrete up without adding to the weight on the soil below.
PolyLevel™ is tough enough to be used beneath airport runways and is fast enough to be installed and solidified in just a few minutes.
With the driveway leveled, the cracks can be filled with NexusPro™ joint sealant. This sealant will flex with the concrete as it naturally shrinks and expands due to weather, but will prevent the slabs from rubbing into and damaging each other. It also keeps water from seeping through the gaps, where it could continue to erode the soil in places.
Now this Smithton driveway is leveled and protected from future settling.
In Cape Girardeau, Missouri homeowner Simone W. had a foundation problem. Many homeowners when they see signs of foundation settlement (cracks on the walls inside and outside of the home) they usually ignore the problem and don’t call to get it fixed. This is because fixing a homes foundation sounds complicated and expensive. No homeowner wants to spend a large amount of money and time into the foundation of their home. Little do they know, the problem can only get worse with time and it is better to get it fixed sooner than later. Simone called Woods Basement Systems to find a solution to her foundation problem.
We sent our foreman Jose Lorenzana out to her home to install the perfect solution to her problem, PushPiers. Our PushPiers utilize high-strength round steel tubes and a load transfer bracket to stabilize and/or lift sinking or settling foundations. This system is the best way to lift the home back to its original position, while doing the least amount of damage to the outside landscaping of your home. Now, Simone has peace of mind knowing her home is lifted and stable.
In Jackson, Missouri homeowner Larry M. was concerned about the foundation of his home. The basement walls were covered in cracks and were beginning to bow. Unsure of what to do, he called the foundation repair experts at Woods Basement Systems. The system design specialist proposed a plan to fix the foundation problem with our patented GeoLock Wall Anchors.
A homeowner in Cape Girardeau, Missouri called Woods Basement Systems to have their basement waterproofed and to solve a foundation repair. The Woods team was very professional, taking only one day to install the entire system. Once the system was installed, the basement would stay dry for years to come. Now, the homeowners will not have to worry about their foundation cracking and damaging the integrity of their home.
In Cape Girardeau, Missouri homeowner Nate S. wanted to waterproof his basement. Rainwater was coming into his basement where the floor meets the wall. He made a call to Woods Basement Systems to see if they had a solution to his home. Our foreman Paul Day and his team were sent out to the Lakewood, Illinois home to install a solution to perfectly fit Nates’s home. Several of our patented products were installed including WaterGuard, IceGuard and TripleSafe.
This Millersville, Missouri crawl space was a nuisance to its owner. Heavy rain would flood the crawl space, and the musty smell saturated the main floor. The vented, dirt crawl space only compounded the problem of keeping the rooms above warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Rain or shine, she was always uncomfortable.
Woods Basement Systems installed a strong, durable vapor barrier to seal out moisture and a proper drainage system and powerful sump pump to evacuate groundwater away from the home. The crew covered all crawl space vents and sealed the rim joists with spray foam insulation to reduce moisture and eliminate drafts.
The Woods team transformed the home into a clean, dry, and comfortable place to live.
This home in Edwardsville, Illinois had developed cracks in the basement walls after years of hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is pressure placed on the walls when the soil outside the home is saturated with water. This is one explanation why during heavy rains water leaks are common. This home needed desperately needed waterproofing materials to protect itself from the rain. Team Woods investigated the space and decided that this space was lacking a draining system and a sump pump: WaterGuard and TripleSafe.
This homeowner wanted to install an egress window that was both code-compliant and an aesthetic asset to their basement experience, so they called Woods Basement Systems for assistance. They met with a Design Specialist and received a free estimate on the ideal window solution.
Team Woods installed RockWell egress windows and window wells for a lasting upgrade to the basement.
Ty T. from Jackson, MO wanted his leaking basement repaired. Also, his crawlspace has begun to get drafting, due to a hole in the wall.
Steven K. and his crew installed WaterGuard in the basement to stop the leaking. A CleanSpace liner was put in the crawlspace to isolate the house from the earth, an EverLast crawlspace door to stop the outside air from getting in, and SilverGlo to insulate the crawl space. Ty can now relax knowing his basement will be dry and his crawlspace will be clean!
Bill C is having some problems with water seeping through cracks in the foundation walls in the basement. He would like the cracks sealed, and the foundation stabilized.
Jacob M and his crew installed GeoLock Wall Anchors to permanently support and stabilize the foundation walls. These will also prevent more cracks from forming, and return the foundation to its original position. WaterGuard was also installed to seal up and carry away unwanted water so it doesn’t pool up onto the floor. Bill can now relax knowing that his foundation won’t fail!
The WaterGuard basement waterproofing system from Woods Basement Systems is an innovative interior basement drainage system designed to effectively solve your basement water problems.
When combined with our sump pumps and other waterproofing products, WaterGuard will keep your basement clean and dry year round.