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This leaky Collinsville, Illinois basement had shifting walls. Woods Basement Systems removed the wooden supports and anchored the wall in, sealed the cracks, and installed the WaterGuard waterproofing system. The basement walls have been restored, and this basement is now dry.
Most wet basements, like this one Collinsville, Illinois, occur from a leak at the foundation wall and basement floor seam. If this section is covered by drywall, the drywall will need to be cut out to install our WaterGuard® waterproofing system. A section of the basement floor needs to be removed and re-concreted after the WaterGuard® is installed.
A dirt crawl space under a home can lead to unending problems. The earth has very high humidity in the soil. This water vapor moves easily into the crawl space and upwards into the house environment. Mold thrives and reproduces by producing airborne spores by the millions and some molds are toxic. Insects and critters of all kinds love the damp environment as well. The CleanSpace encapsulation system completely isolates your home from the earth. This dramatically reduces the humidity level in the air which, when combined with sealing outside air and dehumidification, will eliminate mold growth and rot from your crawl space and make the whole house a healthier environment.
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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, crawl space encapsulation and general crawl space needs. Regardless of what your problem may be, we have the products and expertise to confidently handle any crawl space 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. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. offers complete crawl space repair and encapsulation services using the CleanSpace system. By installing a crawl space vapor barrier and additional products like thermal insulation, dehumidifiers, or drainage matting if need be, you can create a fully enclosed, arid crawl space that won't allow for any moisture to enter. If your crawl space has rotted or has sagging support joists, we can also assist by installing our galvanized steel crawl space support jacks. Your crawl space bears the weight of the floors above, so having stable supports is crucial!
Chris H. in Collinsville, IL was looking to upgrade his basement's drainage system, so he reached out to Woods Basement Systems for help. Chris met with a System Design Specialist and received a free estimate on a custom-fit waterproofing solution.
Team Woods installed WaterGuard drains to protect the basement from excess water. Now Chris has the peace of mind he deserves without having to worry about drainage issues thanks to WaterGuard!
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Pam K. was having issues with rainwater getting into her basement. After living in the home for over ten years, she had never had this issue before. She began noticing that the rainwater was coming in where the basement floor met the walls, spreading and pooling up on the floor. This was a major issue for Pam because she stored a lot of important items in her basement and needed the space to stay dry. Wanting to fix the issue as soon as possible, Catie called Woods Basement Systems.
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Paul K. was worried about his wet basement. For the past six months, water had been leaking through the blocks of his foundation walls and through the seam where the floor meets the wall. Rainwater was pooling up on the floor of his basement, unable to use the space for storage beneath his home. He finally decided to make a call to Woods Basement Systems to have his problem solved once and for all. Foreman Greg Harvie and his team installed a waterproofing system including WaterGuard, CleanSpace and TripleSafe. These products worked together to keep his basement dry year-round.
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Jason S. had a problem with rainwater in his basement. He called Woods Basement Systems to see if they could waterproof the space. Foreman Devan Brown and his team installed a waterproofing system to keep the space dry for years to come. Patented products like WaterGuard, IceGuard and TripleSafe were installed in the basement in just one day. Jason was happy knowing his basement will be dry for years to come.
Homeowner Jason S. of Collinsville, Illinois was having water issues in his newly finished basement. He made a call to Woods Basement Systems after seeing an advertisement on television. He hoped to have a system installed that would keep his basement dry year-round without damage to his flooring, walls or items in the space. Foreman Devan Brown and his team came out to the home to install a patented waterproofing system that includes WaterGuard, TripleSafe and IceGuard. Once installation was complete, Jason was happy knowing his basement would be dry for years to come.
Homeowner Karl S. of Collinsville, Illinois was dealing with foundation issues in his home. For months, he had been discovering cracks forming and growing around his home. He decided it was finally time to make a call to Woods Basement Systems. Foreman Jesse Crotser and his team installed PushPiers; a permanent foundation repair solution addressing the foundation settlement problem.
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Jane S. wanted to waterproof her basement. Rainwater was coming in at the floor/wall joint damaging the items she had stored in the space. She wanted a solution that would keep her basement dry year round. She called Woods Basement Systems after several recommendations from family and friends. Our team installed several of our patented waterproofing products to keep rainwater out of the home. Once everything was installed, Jane was pleased with how well the job had been done.
In Collinsville, IL homeowner Laura L. was having foundation issues in her home. She was discovering new cracks forming monthly, growing larger each day. She decided it was time to call Woods Basement Systems to have them install a solution for his problem. Our team installed GeoLock Wall Anchors along the basement wall of the home. GeoLock Wall Anchors permanently stabilize your basement walls, offering the best opportunity to straighten the walls without the cost and disruption of foundation replacement.
A homeowner in Collinsville, 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.
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Louise F. was having problems with rainwater coming in her basement when it would rain or storm. Louise was upset because she liked to use that area of her home to store keepsake items. She decided to call Woods Basement Systems to see if they had a solution to her leaky basement problem. Our team and foreman Melvin Foster installed our patented waterproofing system, WaterGuard.
Homeowners Janet and Ernst T. of Collinsville, Illinois needed their home waterproofed. They decided to call their hometown basement experts, Woods Basement Systems. Woods has the perfect solutions to any basement, waterproofing, foundation, or radon problems. We have many patented items to customize according to your home’s needs. When waterproofing a home we use our WaterGuard system, which is an interior drainage system, connecting to our TripleSafe sump pump system. This ensures that any water that is entering the home is sent right back out.
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Alvin L. was worried about water getting into the basement of his home. He noticed that water is entering through cracks in the foundation, and wanted to have it fixed before something happened to his home or items in his basement. After a recommendation from a friend, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems.
Here at Woods, we have the perfect solution to any waterproofing problem you may have in your home. We installed our patented products such as WaterGuard, IceGuard, and TripleSafe sump pump system. These products will work together to ensure that home is completely waterproofed once and for all.
Homeowners Mark and Brenda M. of Collinsville, Illinois were finding cracks on the foundation of their home. In the basement, the walls were unfinished with exposed foundation. Over the years they had noticed that the walls were cracking more and more each day. They knew that there was a major problem with their foundation, and wanted to find a solution to fix it before it got worse. They also wanted to have their basement waterproofed as well.
The couple called Woods Basement Systems to get a free estimate on their foundation and rainwater problems. After agreeing to the terms, they had our foreman Melvin Foster and his team out to the home to install our patented waterproofing system and PowerBrace system. Now, the couple’s basement is dry, stable, and safe for years to come.
Homeowner Andy S. of Collinsville, Illinois was having problems with water entering his basement. Everytime after it had rained, he would be in his basement cleaning up the mess that of water and damage. Now that the summer is over, he finally decided to call Woods Basement Systems to get his problem fixed.
We sent our foreman Juan Hernandez and his team out to the Collinsville home to install our premiere waterproofing system. This includes items such as WaterGuard, IceGuard, and our TripleSafe Sump Pump Systems. We customize our solutions to fit the needs of your home, to ensure that it stays dry and safe. Andy is now happy with his new dry basement!
In Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Kimberly D. needed to have her basement waterproofed. She kept a lot of items in storage in her basement and was exhausted from keeping up with clean-up and damage the water had caused. Like many homeowners, she was unsure of where the rainwater was coming into the space and needed help finding a solution within her budget. She decided to call her local waterproofing business located in Collinsville, Woods Basement Systems.
We sent our foreman Greg H. and his team out to the home to install our premiere waterproofing system. Installing items including WaterGuard, IceGuard, and our TripleSafe sump pump system. With all of these items working together, the basement will remain dry and clean for years to come. Now, Kimberly is able to store her items in the space without worrying about them becoming damaged or wet.
Homeowner Kathleen S. noticed that her home in Collinsville, IL. was experiencing leaks that rose through the gap where the floor met the wall. When a home is constructed, a footing is poured and then a wall is and floor are poured seperately on top of the footing. This seperate pour leaves a small gap where water can rise into the home.
To combat leaks through this gap, installer Dwayne M. from Woods Basement Systems used WaterGuard™. WaterGuard™ is a perimeter drainage system that collects water before it can rise above the floor and carries it to the sump pump to be removed from the home. Because WaterGuard™ sits just beneath the floor, the water must pass through the system before it would be able to enter the basement.
The WaterGuard™ system drains into the sump pump so that the water it collects can be removed from the home. In this home, the sump pump was a TripleSafe™. The TripleSafe™ is a powerful sump pump system that uses three seperate pumps to expell water from the home at an incredible rate. One of the three pumps is also battery powered, meaning it can turn on when the other two can't to keep the basement dry and protected during power outages. The TripleSafe™ also features an air-tight lid that will prevent water from evaporating into the basement air and a WaterWatch™ alarm that can alert homeowners to dangerous water levels and even leaks coming from inside the home such as plumbing leaks.
With WaterGuard™ and a TripleSafe™ protecting her home, Kathleen S. can rest assured that her basement will remain dry and safe.
Kathleen G. of Collinsville, Illinois noticed cracking in the walls of her basement. Worried that they will begin leaking, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems to repair and fix her foundation problems. Our foremen Greg Harvie and his team had the perfect solution to keep the water from the walls and floors, and instead down and out of the basement.
In the picture above, we installed two of our patented items, the WaterGaurd and CleanSpace wall system - working together to keep Kathleen's basement bright, clean, and dry. Our CleanSpace wall system is a heavy, durable liner (similar to a pool liner) that drains water behind, keeping water away from the floors of the basement.
Brenda and Mark of Collinsville, Illinois were having all sorts of issues with moisture in their basement. Whenever it rained heavily, water would stream out of cracks in the walls and pool on the floor. This constant moisture required constant cleanup, and the couple were fed up.
In order to waterproof the space, a Woods Basement Systems team installed WaterGuard. These gutter-like drains are put under the floor at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all water and prevent it from reaching the basement itself. Brenda and Mark's basement is now protected from water and they couldn't be happier!
Brenda and Mark of Collinsville, Illinois were worried about several of their basement walls. Over the years, the walls had begun to bow inward and were badly cracked due to pressure from the surrounding soil. The couple worried that the damage, if left unaddressed, might eventually lead to a total wall collapse.
In order to reinforce the damaged walls, a Woods Basement Systems team installed several PowerBrace support beams. These incredibly strong galvanized steel supports are secure against the walls and totally prevent any sort of wall movement. Brenda and Mark can rest easy now that their walls are protected!
Mike from Collinsville, Illinois wanted to waterproof due to the amount of water that leaked inside the basement. Team Woods went out to the home to see what would serve as the best solution to waterproofing the basement. System design specialist, Jeremy G., gave the recommendation of installing a WaterGuard drainage system to direct water leaks towards the basement sump pump.
Team Woods' head foreman, Frank, installed the WaterGuard drains into the perimeter of the room to collect the pesky leaks and direct them towards the new sump pump. This new drainage system will keep the home safe and healthy for several years to come. Now Mike can utilize his waterproofed basement for extra storage space!
Janet of Collinsville, Illinois reached out to Woods Basement Systems to waterproof her basement after noticing that her carpet would soak up after heavy rains. Once the carpet dried, it was water stained and carried a mildew smell. System design specialist, Luke K., worked with Janet and gave the recommendation of installing WaterGuard drains around the perimeter of the room with a TripleSafe sump pump.
Team Woods' head foreman, Greg H., installed these waterproofing products with the help of his crew. Together these two products will collect and pump out any possible water leaks that try and leak in during heavy rainstorms. With the help of Woods Basement Systems' top waterproofing products, Janet can now enjoy her safe and dry basement again.
Before this homeowner had no means of waterproofing protection in his house, this led Aaron from Collinsville, Illinois to reach out to Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Aaron worked with system design specialist, Bill C., who designed a customized plan for waterproofing his basement by utilizing WaterGuard and TripleSafe.
Waterproofing a basement doesn't have to be difficult with the right products. By using WaterGuard drains, this drainage system will be able to collect all water that could potentially leak inside and keep it from creating damage. The TripleSafe sump pump will ensure that all water that is collected by the drainage system will be pumped back outside where it belongs. Thanks to head foreman of the waterproofing job, Greg H., Aaron can now get back to enjoying his healthy, dry basement!
Scott of Collinsville, Illinois wanted to complete his basement after the space was waterproofed. This lead Scott to call Woods Basement Systems to schedule an appointment for a total basement finishing. He was then connected with system design specialist, Luke K., who designed a personalized plan for Scott's basement needs.
Team Woods installed ThermalDry Dark floors and BrightWall panels to complete the basement. Thermal Dry floors are designed for the basement because they are designed to look like wood panels, but they are made out of inorganic material that won't produce mold or water damage. The BrightWall panels are installed on the walls to give the room a brightened and clean look. More importantly, BrightWall panels prevent water stains from forming because they are water-resistant. Thanks to the beautiful ThermalDry floors and BrightWall panels, this Collinsville, Illinois basement is finished and ready for use.
Kody of Collinsville wanted to protect his home from water damage, so he reached out to Woods Basement Systems to find a waterproofing solution. Kody met with system design specialist, Thomas W., who designed a personalized plan for Kody's requests. Thomas gave the recommendation of three top waterproofing products that would keep his basement safe and dry. These products were: a CleanSpace encapsulation system, a TripleSafe sump pump, and a WaterGuard drainage system.
Team Woods installed these three new products into Kody's basement quickly and efficiently. Now that these products are installed, Kody won't have to worry about the impact of harsh storms again!
What makes Woods' products unique is that they are high-quality products that are installed the right way the first time. With Woods Basement Systems a professional system design specialist will work with you to achieve your vision, and a certified foreman will install the products with care.
Scott of Collinsville, Illinois grew concerned after he noticed his basement walls were bowing and cracking. Scott wanted to do research for a company that could solve his basement issues, resulting in him finding Woods Basement Systems. From there he spoke with system design specialist, Brenton K., who recommended saving the walls with PowerBraces.
PowerBraces are made of strong steel beams that are installed into the wall to permanently stabilize the wall. These beams are custom-fit for each home's measurements that ensure all PowerBraces will work to their greatest compacity.
Foreman Jeremy R. installed the new PowerBraces to the troubled walls, which now allow Scott to enjoy his stabilized basement!
Ronald of Collinsville, Illinois noticed many deep cracks outside of his home which made Ronald worry about the condition of his home. He set a consultation with Woods Basement System's system design specialist, Jeremy R. Jeremy analyzed the home and recommended installing a push pier system to help stabilize the home and prevent further damage.
Push piers are installed in the footing of the home to bring the foundation back to its original position. Foreman, Jose L. and his team went straight to work installing the new stabilizing system. Ronald can now enjoy his home without the fear of more structural damage.
Brenda and Mark M. in Collinsville, IL were upset to see cracked, bending walls in their basement. Hoping to be proactive about protecting their home, they reached out to Woods Basement Systems. Brenda and Mark received a free estimate on the ideal repair solution courtesy of System Design Specialist Saba C.
Foreman Jeremy R. and his team installed PowerBrace support systems to stop the damage at the source. PowerBrace consists of heavy-duty steel i-beams that lock into the ceiling joists for a reliable, custom-fit foundation repair solution built to last for your peace of mind. Now Brenda and Mark can rest easy knowing their foundation troubles are a thing of the past thanks to PowerBrace!
Robin a Collinsville, Illinois resident grew concerned then water would enter into her basement after heavy rains. So she decided to get some preventative work done and set up a consultation with Woods Basement Systems. She met with system design specialist, Brenton K., who made a personalized plan for her basement. His final recommendation was to install a new drainage system called WaterGuard.
The new WaterGuard drains were installed by foreman, Tyler S., and his crew. A new WaterGuard french drainage system will allow the water that enters the home an area to filter out. This system is installed in the perimeter of the home, since naturally water settles to the outer parts of a room. Thanks to Team Woods this homeowner can rest easy knowing that her basement will be free from water damage for years to come!
Tony in Collinsville, Illinois was concerned about harmful water damage in his basement and wanted to upgrade his home's drainage system. So, he decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call to look into possible repair options for his basement. Tony met with system design specialist Chris T., who gave him a free estimate to keep his basement dry.
Foreman Melvin and his crew installed the new WaterGuard drains and a TripleSafe sump unit to prevent future water damage. WaterGuard is a French drain system installed under the floor slab for clog-free drainage with a clean, minimal appearance. WaterGuard then redirects unwanted water to the TripleSafe, which uses three pumps for triple protection and a battery backup system for waterproofing protection.
Tony now has the peace of mind he deserves thanks to WaterGuard and TripleSafe!
A Collinsville, Illinois homeowner noticed large cracks and damaged walls in her basement. So she decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call. She later spoke with system design specialist, Max D., who developed an ideal solution for her home.
Foreman Greg H. and his crew installed PowerBraces in the basement right away. PowerBraces are steel I-Beams that are anchored at the joint and floor in order to straighten the unstructured wall. Thankfully now this Collinsville homeowner will be worry free over the condition of her basement!
While Geo-Lock Wall Anchors usually go in basements there are times when they are need in other areas. For Collinsville, Illinois homeowners Robert and Diana, they needed the Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to keep their garage steady as the walls began to bow out.
The anchors were installed on the outside of the foundation wall just below the ground and anchored back below the garage floor. This unique install will keep the wall from being pushed out by the weight of the cars moving the concrete slab floor.
System Design Specialist Luke K. and Foreman Jeremy and his crew worked together to create the solution Diana and Robert were needing to keep their home and garage safe.
A Collinsville, Illinois homeowner noticed water entering in his basement. He found where the water was entering and gave Woods Basement Systems a call to find a solution. System design specialist, Jeremy R. went to work right away and developed a plan to achieve a dry basement.
Foreman Greg H. and his crew installed a TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard, IceGuard, and Lawnscape outlet. The TripleSafe sump pump is a three pump system that provides back up to ensure the pump is always operating properly. The WaterGuard is a drainage system that is installed in the perimeter of the basement to allow the water a path to the sump pump. The IceGuard goes on the discharge line and is an escape for the water when the line is frozen or clogged. This prevent the water from coming back into the basement. The Lawnscape Outlet is a stylish way to conceal the end of the discharge line.
The installment of these products helped ease the homeowner and enjoy his space!
Andy in Collinsville, IL was having trouble with water pouring into his basement and stagnating without a proper drain to remove it, so he called Woods Basement Systems to address it. He met with Design Specialist Jeremy R., who gave Andy a free estimate on a custom-fit basement system to protect his home.
Foreman Greg H. and his team installed WaterGuard drains and a TripleSafe sump unit for maximum water protection. WaterGuard is a French drain system that's installed underneath the basement's floor slab for clog-free, reliable drianage with a low-key appearance - perfect for finished basements! It redirects water to TripleSafe, which offer three levels of protection and includes the UltraSump battery backup system for protection in any emergency. With WaterGuard and TripleSafe on his side, Andy has the peace of mind he deserves to enjoy a clean, dry basement.
Brenda and Mark in Collinsville, IL were alarmed to see their foundation walls bowing and cracking, so they called Woods Basement Systems for assistance. They met with Design Specialist Saba C., who gave them a free estimate on the ideal fix for the task at hand.
Team Woods installed PowerBrace wall support systems to prevent additional damage. PowerBrace consists of heavy-duty steel i-beams that secure into the ceiling joists for long-lasting, reliable support with minimally disruptive installation. Thanks to PowerBrace working to protect their home, Brenda and Mark have the peace of mind they deserve.
Customer, Val of Collinsville, Illinois, experienced a damp crawl space, so she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for help. Systems design specialist, Peter N. found a solution and recommended installing CleanSpace and a SmartSump sump pump.
Foreman, James L. installed the products. Cleanspace is a system that seals a crawl space off from dirt, moisture, and critters. It is a vapor barrier made of inorganic materials, so it does not support mold growth. The SmartSump is a pump specifically designed for crawl spaces and can provide protection from leaks or flooding.
Now Val. B can enjoy her home with a dry crawl space.
Jeff and Mary Ann of Collinsville, Illinois had a leaky crawl space, so they called Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Upon further inspection, systems design specialist, Chris T., recommended installing a TripleSafe Pump and a WaterGuard system.
Foreman, Joshua B. installed the products. The TripleSafe sump pump works to protect a basement or crawl space in three ways: with a primary pump, a secondary pump, and a battery-powered backup pump. The WaterGuard works to take water that seeps through basement and guide it to the sump pump in order for it to be pumped out of the home.
Now Jeff and Mary Ann N. have a dry, safe crawl space.
Dale and Marlene of Collinsville, Illinois noticed there was pooling at the ends of their down spouts. They gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Barry C. developed a plan for them.
Foreman Jose L. and his crew buried the downsports and installed discharge lines out so that the water does not effect the foundation.
Dale and Marlene now have dry areas around their home even after a big rain fall.
Collinsville, Illinois homeowner Steve noticed that the tile in his basement was usually wet. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Chris T. developed the perfect solution to create a dry basement.
Foreman Kevin J. and his crew installed WaterGuard around the perimeter of the basement and linked it to a TripleSafe sump pump.
This is one of our stongest combinations to combat a wet basement. The WaterGuard is specially designed to not clog by only collecting water. It can collect water from beneath it, behind it, and coming down the walls. These are the main ways water can enter the basement becuase the gaps that are left when the foundation, floor, and footing are poured.
The WaterGuard directs water to the TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe sump pump is a series of three pumps including a battery operated back up pump, to guarentee even in high rains, plumbing breaks, and power oiutages youare covered.
Steve now knows he will have dry floors when he goes downstairs.
Jennale of Collinsville, Illinois wanted a larger window in her basement to let in more light. Additionally, it is required that a basement bedroom has to have an egress window in case of emergency. She called Woods Basement Systems to find a solution. Upon further inspection, systems design specialist, Phillip H., recommended an egress window.
Foreman, Miguel O. installed the window. Egress windows can be a solution to lighten up a dim basement and as an escape in case of emergency if it is a rockwall egress window that is installed.
Now, Jennale L. can rest easy knowing her home meets the requirements for a safe home.
Earl A. from Collinsville, IL called Woods Basement Systems distraught over excess water leaking into his basement. Wodos sent out System Design Specialist Nolan M. to assess the situation and work with Earl to create the ideal solution for his problem.
Foreman Miguel O. and his team installed a comprehensive waterproofing system comprised of a TripleSafe sump pump and WaterGuard drainage systems. Installed under the floor slab, WaterGuard is a French drain system that removes water quickly while keeping a finished, clean appearance. WaterGuard sends the water to the TripleSAfe pump. TripleSafe offers three levels of protection and is equipped with an UltraSump battey back-up system to remove unwanted water even in a power failure. Now Earl can enjoy his clean, dry basement without worrying about harmful water damage.
Mark W. of Collinsville, IL noticed water leaking into his home's basement through the floor. He contacted Woods Basement Systems for an evaluation.
Specialist Thomas W. inspected the home and determined that a waterproofing system equipped with the WaterGuard interior perimeter drainage system, twin pack sump pump (primary and secondary pump), and the IceGuard for protection against clogged or frozen discharge lines would be the best solution.
Foreman Brad P. and his crew installed these products and Mark can now rest assured his basement will be protected from future water leaks.
Homeowner David S. of Collinsville, IL became concerned about the stability of his home when he discovered his basement walls were bowing inward so he gave Woods Basement System a call.
System design specialist, Christoph H. did a inspection on the home and created a design that would ensure the homeowner stability. Foreman, Jeremy R. then did a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor installation. Basement walls begin to bow inward when the soil around the home starts to cause an intense amount of pressure that the walls can not handle. This system prevents further damage from happening and permanently stabilizes the home. The Geo-Lock Wall Anchor system also potentially straightens the wall over time.
David S. is now at peace knowing that his home stable.
Louise F. of Collinsville, Illinois noticed that water was entering her home's basement. She did not want to have to clean up a mess after every storm, so she called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Nolan M. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install a Waterguard drainage system, a BrightWall paneling system, and a Twin Pack sump pump. Foreman Mason S. then traveled to the home to get the job started.
The Waterguard drainage system was placed above the footing of the basement. It collects and removes any water rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement. The BrightWall paneling system is fastened to the walls of the basement. It acts as a vapor barrier and drains any leaks that may occur behind it, all while brightening the basement. Finally, the Twin Pack sump pump is equipped with a primary and secondary pump. The sump pump removes water from the basement through a discharge line.
Louise F. no longer has to worry about her home's basement flooding. She now has a waterproof and dry home.
Bessie and Steve J were concerned about the cracks on their driveway. So they decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Matthew S was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Juan H used PolyLevel on Bessie and Steve’s driveway. The poly level is injected into the concrete and will push up the portions that are sinking, and fill in the cracks. The injection leaves behind a dime sized hole that will be filled in with concrete.
Brandon and Katrina V. of Collinsville, IL noticed that the concrete slabs in the driveway leading to their home were sinking and settling unevenly, causing cracks. Concrete settling happens naturally due to an accumulation of the weight of the concrete over time in addition to an accumulation of the weight of what the concrete is holding up, and does not always settle evenly. Aware of potential issues for the home, in addition to dangers such as tripping, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Matthew S. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Andrew T. to install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that is installed in 4 simple steps and works to lift the concrete back to its original position and fill in cracks.
Since the installation of PolyLevel, Brandon and Katrina are no longer concerned about the potential issues that the uneven settlement was causing for the home or for themselves such as tripping.
Judy and Gary S. of Collinsville, IL noticed that the concrete slabs in the sidewalk leading to their home were sinking and settling unevenly. Concrete settling happens naturally due to an accumulation of the weight of the concrete over time in addition to an accumulation of the weight of what the concrete is holding up, and does not always settle evenly. Aware of potential issues for the home in addition to dangers such as tripping, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Jeremy R. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Andrew T. to install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that is installed in 4 simple steps and works to lift the concrete back to its original position and fill in cracks.
Since the installation of PolyLevel, Judy and Gary are no longer concerned about the potential issues that the uneven settlement was causing for the home or for themselves such as tripping.
Homeowner, Kyle P. of Collinsville, IL noticed his basement floors were sinking and uneven. Once he realized the hazardous condition and unpleasant appearance of his basement floors, he gave Woods Basement Systems a call.
System design specialist, Chris S. did a detailed inspection on the basement and created a design that would ensure the homeowner leveled basement floors. Foreman, James L. headed over to do a SmartJack CrawlSpace Stabilizer installation. Weak basement floors are usually caused by the columns in the CrawlSpace being too spaced apart or beginning to settle too deep in the soil. The SmartJack uses a steel support system to secure and stabilize the floor joists which raises the basement floors to its original position.
Because of the SmartJack, not only does Kyle P. have leveled basement floors but restored property value of his home.
Ron R. from Collinsville, 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, he decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Luke K. went and evaluated the scene and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Bradley P. waterproof the basement. He installed WaterGuard, IceGuard and TripleSafe sump pump. All of these products work together in order to keep the basement dry. WaterGuard pushes water towards the top of the surface to keep it from reaching the ground and through TripSafe sump pump while IceGuard works to keep water flowing during winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since their basement is waterproofed, Ron is no longer concerned when he sees rain in the forecast.
Brandon and Katrina U. had a severely sunken and buckling section in their Collinsville, IL driveway. They contacted Woods Basement Systems for an evaluation. Our system design specialist determined that they PolyLevel combined with replacing a small section and NexusPro was the best solution.
Foreman Andrew T. and his crew leveled the driveway, fixed the severely cracked section, and sealed all of the cracks with our new NexusPro, designed to resist UV rays and prevent future bubbling.
Now Brandon and Katrina can safely use their driveway without fear of tripping or damaging their vehicles.
Alex S. of Collinsville, Illinois was shocked when he discovered that his home's crawl space was holding water. He knew that standing water could cause rotting or mold growth, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Cody M. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to fully waterproof the crawl space. Foreman Joshua B. then headed to the home to install a CleanSpace encapsulation system, a SmartPipe drainage system, a SmartSump sump pump, and a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier.
The CleanSpace encapsulation system is a durable liner that is placed on the floor and up the walls of the crawl space. It acts as a vapor barrier and completely seals the crawl space from the earth. The SmartPipe drainage system accepts water from both the soil and the surface of the crawl space. It then drains it to the sump pump. The Smart Sump is a sump pump made specifically for crawl spaces. It collects water and then pushes it outside of the crawl space. Finally, the Sanidry Sedona is a lightweight dehumidifier that can fit perfectly in crawl spaces. It not only removes water vapor from the air, but also filters the air for dust, mold spores, and other allergens.
Alex S. no longer has to worry about his home's crawl space collecting water or all the negative effects that come with it. He now has a dry and waterproof crawl space.
Nicole T. of Collinsville, Illinois noticed that a couple walls in her basement were bowing and cracking. She did not want to ignore the problem and allow it to get get worse or cause safety concerns, so she called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist John S. assessed the situation and decided that the best solution was to install a few wall anchors. Foreman Jeremy R. then headed to the home to get the project started. The steel wall anchors extend from the inside wall of the home to the hard packed soil outside. The wall anchors stabilize and prevent further movement of the wall.
Nicole T. no longer has to worry about her home's walls bowing and cracking. She now has stable and safe basement walls.
Basement walls can shift and move over time, if you start noticing this it’s best to have the problem fixed as soon as possible. That’s why Carl and Rebecca D called Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Joshua L was able to come with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Jeremy R installed a GeoLock Wall Anchor. The wall anchor is attached to stable soil away from the house. It will also attach to the basement walls and pull them back in to place.
Not very many people look at their crawl spaces on a regular basis. That’s why it can take little while to notice the standing water. That’s why Chris A called Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Cody M was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman James L installed several products to drain water and keep the space dry. The first product was CleanSpace waterproofing, CleanSpace is a heavy plastic liner that goes on the walls and allows water to drain if it gets trapped behind the wall. A SmartPipe will allow water to drain out of the space when there is water in the space. Now the space is dry and Chris has no worries about mold.
Jerry F. of Collinsville, IL was experiencing issues with the concrete outside of his home. The concrete was appearing uneven with cracks. When he realized there was a issue, he called Woods Basement Systems about receiving a free estimate to fix the problem.
Upon System Design Specialist Peter N.'s evaluation of the situation, he determined that PolyLevel injections would be the best solution. Foreman Juan H. installed PolyLevel injection, which is a foam product that is designed to lift the concrete. Jerry F. learned that this can happen over time, due to several reasons. One of which is the concrete and the weight that the concrete is responsible for holding up.
Jerry is now very happy that his concrete is being lifted to its original state and that it is no longer unsafe.
Barry R. of Collinsville, Illinois noticed that his home's concrete front porch was starting to sink. He was worried that the uneven concrete could cause more problems, including a risk for injury. He decided to call Woods Basement Systems to find a solution.
Design specialist Jeremy R. assessed the situation and came up with a solution. Foreman William T. was more than willing to help. He used a lightweight foam called PolyLevel. PolyLevel was an easy and fast fix to the problem. Small holes around the size of a penny are drilled into the concrete and the PolyLevel is pumped in. Because it is foam, PolyLevel expands to fill in any cracks and lifts the concrete back to its original level. The job was done in no time, and the concrete porch was back to normal.
Barry R. is very happy that his porch is back to normal. He now has a level front porch and doesn't have to worry about any tripping hazards.
Bessie J. of Collinsville, IL contacted Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate on her sinking concrete.
Design specialist Matthew S. evaluated the area and determined the best solution to be polylevel.
Foreman Juan H. and crew lifted and leveled the concrete using polylevel to create and even and stable surface.
Lori H.’s Collinsville, IL home was uncomfortable. During hot summer months, it was difficult to keep her home cool. She had the same issue in the cold winter months and drafts made the situation even worse. She was paying higher energy bills due to the extra heating and cooling so she called Woods Basement Systems for a free energy audit. Design Specialist Peter N. inspected the home and recommended air sealing and insulating the attic.
Woods sealed areas of the attic where air typically escapes such as the rim joists, wiring penetrations, gaps in windows and doors and other holes or cracks. They use a two part spray foam that expands and hardens to prevent air from escaping and make the home more energy efficient.
Wood blew in cellulose insulation throughout the attic to blanket it in a thick insulating layer. Cellulose insulation is made of recycled newspaper that would have gone to a landfill. It’s treated with a natural boric acid solution that makes it resistant to fire and mold and deters insects. It has a high R-value which is the measure of a material’s resistance to the passage of heat. When blown cellulose insulation is installed in combination with air sealing, it can cut energy bills up to 40%.
Lori H.’s home is now much more comfortable and she’s thrilled that upgrading her attic’s insulation will end up paying for itself in the money she saves on her energy bills.
Dale B. of Collinsville, IL had a major water problem in his finished basement. Water was leaking in through the foundation walls and floors and damaging his finished walls while leaving his carpeted floors soaked. Dale was fed up with trying to dry out his basement with fans and hoping the problem wouldn’t get worse so he called Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate. Design Specialist Chris G. thorough inspected the inside and outside of Dale’s basement and found the perfect solution.
CleanSpace was installed over the foundation walls. CleanSpace is a thick and durable plastic vapor barrier that will prevent water from the foundation walls from damaging the finished walls and instead directs it to the drainage system. WaterGuard was installed along the walls and into the concrete foundation floors. It’s situated away from any mud that might clog it and collects water from the floors and walls then drains it to the sump pump.
The TripleSafe Sump Pump System was installed. The TripleSafe consists of three pumps, including a battery back up pump, sitting at different levels within the sump liner to ensure that no matter how high the waters rise or if there’s a power outage, water will still be pumped safely out and away from the basement through discharge lines going to the yard. On the discharge lines, IceGuards were installed. IceGuards have slotted openings that allow water to escape into the yard, rather than coming back in to the basement, in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
A SaniDry dehumidifier was also installed. The SaniDry dehumidifier removes up to 100 pints of water from basement air each day, keeping the relative humidity low so the finished basement walls will not be damaged further and also to prevent mold growth or musty smells.
Dale B. is thrilled he can get rid of the fans because he has the peace of mind that his finished basement will stay dry.
Gary H. of Collinsville, IL had water leaking into his basement. The water had no way to drain so it sat in puddles in the basement. Gary knew this was bad for his home, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
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 sump pump was installed to provide escape for any unwanted water in the space. Water that may still get into the space will be pumped out through a discharge line that leads to the yard. If this line becomes frozen or backed up, IceGuard will prevent the water from receding back into the basement.
Woods also installed SunHouse window wells to provide better sealing to the basement windows. These window wells will prevent moisture from seeping through the basement windows and seal them from all environmental factors.
Raymond W. had water leaking into his Collinsville, IL basement. Heavy rains brought puddles into the space that would not dry for days. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to get the water out of the space quickly.
Woods installed WaterGuard to help drain water out of the basement. WaterGuard is installed against the wall in the concrete of the floor. The water will flow into the WaterGuard, allowing the piping to lead the water out of the basement.
A sump pump was installed to provide escape for any unwanted water in the space. Water that may still get into the space will be pumped out through a discharge line that leads to the yard. If this line becomes frozen or backed up, IceGuard will prevent the water from receding back into the basement.
Cassiuss H. from Collinsville, Illinois was unhappy with his pathway surroinding his home. There were some cracks looking uncomfortable. He called our team and got an enxperience-based help. In order to solve this problem, Poly C. designed a solution with PolyLevel.
PolyLevel is the most durable solution for the vcracks on the pathways. Now, by the means of PolyLevel, Cassiuss is living in his home safely whose pathway is more comfortable and looks pretty nice.
Collinsville, Illinois resident Russell K. was troubled by his bowing foundation walls. As the walls bowed under pressure, they cracked and compromised the integrity of his foundation. System design specialist Gerica S. designed a solution to supported the home.
Foreman Todd W. and his team installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Geo-Lock restores the wall to its original position. The galvanized steel beams provide permanent support for the foundation. Russell is relieved to know is home is safe.
Collinsville, Illinois homeowners Jeff and Stacey L. were troubled by water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. The water caused mold and damaged their drywall and carpet. System design specialist Chad B. designed a solution to restore the basement.
Melvin F., Woods Basement Systems foreman, and his team installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water away from the basement.
With WaterGuard, Jeff and Stacey's basement will stay dry. They can breathe easily knowing their basement will stay free of mold.
With water leaking into her basement, Susan S. of Collinsvile, IL wanted to ensure her home and belongings would be safe. Woods Basement Systems was able to provide products to drain away any water that may get into the basement.
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.
Jackie J., Collinsville, Illinois homeowner, was troubled by her wet, moldy basement. The mold and water risked damaging her valuables. System design specialist TJ J. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.
Foreman Ryan L. installed CleanSpace. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier, so it does not support mold growth. CleanSpace prevents moisture from escaping into the basement as it guides water to the WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the newly installed TwinPack sump pump system.
With this waterproofing system, Jackie's basement is no long wet and moldy. The musty odor has vanished, and her basement is now dry and comfortable.
Collinsville, Illinois resident Colleen W. was troubled by water leaking into her finished basement where the floor meets the wall. The water caused damage to her carpet and drywall and risked damage to her valuables.
Mason S., foreman, and his crew installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system designed to collect water and guide it away from the basement. Thanks to WaterGuard, Colleen's basement is now dry and she no longer needs to be concerned about mold and water damage.
Shelley and Jeremy C., Collinsville, Illinois homeowners, were troubled when they discovered their foundation was at risk for collapsing. Their support beams had begun to sag. System design specialist Adam R. designed a solution to restore their home to its original position.
SmartJack support beams were installed by foreman Bradley P. SmartJack can be adjusted as needed over time, making it a permanent solution to their problem. SmartJack is made of galvanized steel, so Shelley and Jeremy have no doubt that their home will stay supported.
Barbara and Don B. of Collinsville, Illinois discovered water leaking into their home. Because their home sat slightly downhill, water easily flowed into their home.
System design specialist TJ J. designed a solution to keep water out of their home. A TrenchDrain was installed by Woods Basement Systems' foreman Greg H. The TrenchDrain allows collects the flow of water before it reaches the home and guides it away. Now, Barbara and Don can enjoy their home without worrying about water finding its way in.
Lucas and Maggie have a nice home in Collinsville, IL and they’ve been wanting to use their basement for extra living space, they ran into a problem unfortunately. Lucas and Maggie noticed their basement had a terrible leak.
They were referred to Woods Basement Systems by a friendly neighbor. Lucas and Maggie called immediately.
Woods Basement Systems, Inc. sent their foreman Reginald and his crew out to do the job. They installed a TripleSafe sump pump to help keep their basement dry. Lucas and Maggie were very satisfied with the work done by Reginald’s crew. They can now enjoy their extra living space.
This week Christine B had her fall fixed through Woods Basement Systems by having the Geo-lock Wall Anchor installed to keep her wall from beginning to bow further than it already was. She was concerned about her wall in the past and contacted woods basement systems to do a free inspection of it. Woods Basement Systems sent a specialist to inspect it and thy noticed that the wall had a major horizontal crack than look as though someone had attempted to close it but failed and the crack was becoming larger and larger. The wall also seemed to have a new layer of paint which never fixes and wall from bowing or cracking and the hydrostatic pressure behind the wall is going to keep pushing against it.
When the inspection was complete, Christine had decided to have the Geo-Lock Wall Anchor System installed to close of the crack and any further cracks from forming in the future. The Wall Anchor will help stabilize the wall to prevent and further movement inward and help to straighten it. Woods Basement System sent a production crew Lead by Forman Jeremy Raby to have the system installed correctly. Once installation was finished, the wall was looking dramatically better than it was to originate and Christine was very satisfied and had peace of mind that her basement wall was not going to come down any time in the future. If you or someone you know has a bowing or tilting wall that needs to be realigned, give us a call her at Woods Basement Systems located in Collinsville, IL.
Victor's driveway was unleveled, and he wanted something done to fix it. Hearing about PolyLEVEL, he contacted Woods Basement Systems, Inc. of Collinsville, IL and asked for a free quote.
The company sent one of their System Design Specialists, Nolan, to inspect Victor's driveway. Just as Victor thought, Nolan felt like the driveway slabs needed PolyLEVEL injection. Satisfied with Nolan's diagnosis and solution, Victor arranged for Woods to send their PolyLEVEL team, David and Jeff, to Victor's home for the installation.
A few weeks later, David and Jeff arrived and spent a few hours injecting PolyLEVEL down underneath Victor's driveway. Victor was fascinated with how the PolyLEVEL raised his concrete slabs and could see a big difference once the job was completed.
Victor was impressed and greatly satisfied with the work that was done to his driveway.
Allen of Smithton, IL heard about the dangers of radon and was worried his basement was compromised. Learning that Woods Basement Systems, Inc. of Collinsville offers free quotes and radon testing, Allen contacted the company and scheduled for someone to inspect his home.
A few weeks later, Woods Basement Systems, Inc. sent one of their System Design Specialists, Ken, to provide Allen a free radon test. The test was positive for radon so Ken suggested to Allen that his home needed a Radon Mitigation System to release the radon out of his home and into the atmosphere. Agreeing with Ken's diagnosis and solution, Allen went ahead and made an appointment for Woods to send a team out to his home to fix his radon problem.
Shortly afterwards, Mike, one of the foremen for Woods Basement Systems, Inc., and his crew traveled to Smithton, IL and installed the Radon Mitigation System into Allen's home. The crew exceeded Allen's expectations and was very satisfied with the work that was done to keep radon out of his house.
Agneta of Belleville, IL never liked going down into her crawlspace; it was unsightly and damp in every direction. Wanting something to be done to make her crawlspace less intimidating, she contacted Woods Basement Systems, Inc. in Collinsville, IL for a free quote. The company sent one of their System Design Specialists, Kevin, to inspect her crawlspace, and he determined the CleanSpace would best fit her needs. He also explained how the CleanSpace would separate her crawlspace from the earth and would help with the humidity problem she had, too.
Believing CleanSpace was exactly what she wanted, Agneta arranged for Woods Basement Systems, Inc. to have it installed. A few weeks later, one of Woods's foremen, Joshua, and his crew went to Agneta's home in Belleville and spent the next few days installing everything she purchased.
Agneta was very satisfied with the work that was done and felt more at ease, knowing that her crawlspace was not only looking better but was also dry.
Joshua of Bartelso, IL did not feel comfortable with the way his basement walls were bowing. He was concerned that if they were left untreated, they would fall and possibly hurt someone. Out of concern, he contacted Woods Basement Systems, Inc. of Collinsville, IL for a free quote. Woods sent one of their system design specialists, Chris, to Joshua's home to inspect the damage. Chris believed Joshua needed the Geo-Lock Wall Anchor system to keep his walls from falling as well as realign them back to their original positions. Chris showed Joshua how the anchor system worked, and Joshua agreed with Chris's diagnosis.
On board with having Geo-Lock Wall Anchors installed in his basement, Joshua scheduled for Jeremy, one of the foremen at Woods Basement Systems, Inc., and his crew to install the anchors. After many hours of hard labor, the anchor system was in place, and Joshua was relieved he didn't have to worry about his basement walls anymore.
Shawn's basement was cracking everywhere, and nothing he did to repair the damage worked. He noticed cracks on the inside wall of his basement as well as on the outside of his home along the bricks. He grew concerned for the failing walls in his home and knew he needed to get his basement fixed to prevent more damage so he contacted Woods Basement Systems, Inc. of Collinsville, IL, hoping they had a solution.
Woods Basement Systems, Inc. gave Shawn a free quote and sent one of their System Design Specialists, Ken, to inspect Shawn's basement. After assessing the cracks in the basement as well as the ones on the outside of the home, Ken determined Shawn needed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors installed to realign his bowing walls and keep them from cracking further. Shawn agreed with Ken's assessment and scheduled an appointment for the Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to be installed.
A few weeks later, one of the foremen who works for Woods Basement Systems, Inc., Todd as well as his crew, came to Shawn's home and installed the anchors. After a day's worth of work, the anchors were installed, and Shawn felt more at ease and commended Woods for great service.
This week, Orville and Susy had Woods Basement Systems come out to have their patio PolyLEVELed. They gave Woods a call to talk about their once flat patio and how now it had risen and also sunk in certain spots. They needed to know what could be done to have it releveled to the original height of other concrete slabs around them. Woods sent out a specialist to inspect the problem and give them more information about what was happening and the best possible solutions for patio. Orville and Susy purchased PolyLEVEL, which is the best solution to any concrete slab raising today.
PolyLEVEL is a very straight forward and simple task when you know what you’re doing and have the right company to do it for you. To begin, a penny sized hole about 5/8th of an inch is drilled in to the concrete slabs that need to be lifted. Then polyurethane foam is shot down under the slabs filling in all the holes and dips allowing the entire slab to rise as one piece. Polyurethane is an amazing material as it eco-friendly and very light, yet industrially strong. Now that everything is level, the holes are patched up and it is all done. Orville and Susy came out to see their finished patio and are astonished with what is looks like. They can get back to enjoying their summer out on the patio with friends and family. If you know someone or are looking to have a PolyLEVEL inspection done, give us a call here at woods Basement Systems located in Collinsville, IL.
This week, Christi W. had Woods Basement Systems come out and waterproof her basement which had the problem with water coming through the walls and under the floor and migrating to the low pockets of her foundation floor. She called Woods and addressed her concerns for what she wanted to do and what questions we could answer. In order to address her issues, Woods sent out a specialist to inspect her basement and give his professional opinion. Christi went ahead and purchased the BrightWall covering system as well as the WaterGuard drainage system with an inspection port. The WaterGuard system would drain any water coming from the walls as well as under the foundation and send it straight to her sump pump. This would then be directed outside of the home. The BrightWall would cover up the walls to both brighten the entire basement and keep the water behind it, leading it to the WaterGuard System.
The WaterGuard was place into a trench along the footing of the wall. This prevents any kind of clogging that could arise later on down the road. Once the WaterGuard is in place and ready to go, concrete is then placed on top to seal it up under the floor and make the trench flat. BrightWall is rolled out and placed on the walls to hide any of the water stains that have been there as well as lead any water to the drainage system. The BrightWall will also brighten the entire basement. With everything working properly and water being redirected to go to the sump pump instead of on the floor; Chrisi is very happy and looking forward to storing her stuff in her basement once more. If you know anymore or are looking to have your basement inspected, give us a call for an inspection here at Woods Basement System located in Collinsville, IL.
This week Irene had her crawlspace flooded with water and needed it the water gone as soon as possible. She also wanted to stop the water flow at its source. The problem was that water was coming in from under the home and getting in through footers and flooding the entire basement. In turn, this water made it damp and humid, which is the perfect environment for mold to colonize. Woods Basement Systems came out to evaluate her concerns and see how they could correct the situation. Irene purchased the SmartPump System, the SmartPipe System, the SaniDry XP System as well as the CleanSpace wall coverings to insure that everything would be fixed the proper way once and for all. With all of these systems working together, there was no way water was going to be a concern for her anymore. The SumpPump would get the water out and the SmartPipe would catch any water coming through the dirt floor.
Now production had to begin, first a hole was dug out and the SmartPump System was placed inside and turned up so that all the water in the basement was pumped out. Originally the water collected all around the basement, not a trench was dug where the SmartPipe would lie in order to catch any water coming through the dirt floor. All exteriors lines for the SmartPump were then connected and lead outside of the home. Now that the two main systems where placed and ready to go, the CleanSpace wall covering was placed over the top floor which made it brighter and waterproof. With the CleanSpace done, the last thing to do was to suck out the humid air with the SaniDry System and prevent mold growth. Irene was very pleased on how her crawlspace turned out and how dry is has become from the original point. If you or someone you know is looking to have their crawlspace inspected give us a call here at Woods Basement Systems located in Collinsville, IL.
Homeowners Chad and Megan of Highland, IL grew concerned when they noticed their basement walls were starting to bow. They tried patching up the cracks, but nothing seemed to work, and the wall failure worsened over time.
Hearing about Woods Basement Systems, Inc. in Collinsville, IL, they contacted the company for a free quote. Woods sent Norman, one of their sales reps, to inspect the damage, and he determined they needed the Geo-Lock Wall Anchor System installed to realign their walls as well as lock them into place.
Agreeing with Norman's solution, Chad and Megan made an appointment to have one of Woods's foremen, Jeff, install the system. Once all of the work had been completed, Chad and Megan were relieved and very satisfied with Woods's work.
Collinsville resident, Gary H. always had wet basement issues. During a rainstorm, he noticed water was coming in through his window wells & stairway, which usually did not happen. Having heard positive things of Woods Basement Systems, he did not hesitate to call. Representative, Chris Tite met with Gary for a free consultation.
Chris noticed that the area around his window well & stairway was accumulating water. He then informed Gary that a TrenchDrain surface drainage system, and a SunHouse window enclosure would redirect the water away from the window & stairway. After a thorough assessment, Chris informed Gary that his wet basement issue was because his basement drainage system wasn’t working and his sump pump was outdated. Gary liked how Chris was very informative and professional, so he scheduled an appointment for a crew to come.
On May 19, 2015, foreman William Harvie and associates started the job. They replaced his sump pump with the TripleSafe Sump Pump System, which has three separate pumps and it is designed to continue working throughout power outages. They then installed an interior drainage channel called the WaterGuard system. The WaterGuard channels any access water that comes through the walls and floors and channels it to the new & improved sump pump.
The job was completed by the next day, and the homeowner was extremely impressed with the crew’s hard work. Today, Gary’s basement is completely dry due to the installation of the surface drain system, window enclosure, new sump pump, and drainage system. Now he is able to use his basement space for whatever he pleases.
Larry of Collinsville noticed his porch and driveway were sinking so he contacted Woods Basement Systems, Inc., and they sent their System Design Specialist, David, to inspect his home and diagnose the problem. After David determined that Larry needed PolyLEVEL, Woods sent thier PolyLEVEL crew, David and Jeff, a week later, injected PolyLEVEL underneath Larry's porch and driveway, and a few hours later, they were able to restore the concrete slabs back to their original heights.
Ken owns an older home in downtown O'Fallon, IL and noticed two of his basement walls bowing and cracking. Concerned, he called Woods Basement Systems of Collinsville, IL, and the company sent their Sales Rep, Daniel, to inspect his property and determine diagnosis. After assessing Ken's basement, Dan concluded that Ken needed 13 units of Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to stabilize his basement walls.
Once diagnosis was distinguished and products were sold, Woods Basement Systems appointed one of their foremen, Todd, to supervise the production of the project. Todd and his crew drilled several deep holes throughout Ken's yard and installed the Geo-Lock Anchor System within the ground as well as against the walls of the basement. After all anchors were locked and installed, Todd and his crew filled the holes they created and repaired Ken's yard with new patches of sod. The entire process took a day and a half to complete, and after Todd and his team finished everything and left, Ken was greatly satisfied with the results.
David wanted a more powerful pump to make sure the water will never go into his basement. He called Woods Basement Systems to see what he could do. The System Design Specialist told him about the Zoeller M-53 1/3 pump and the Ultra Pump. These pumps together would be enough to get the water out and the Ultra Pump would kick on if the power went out for the other one. David also ended up getting IceGuard and a long discharge line to make sure the water flowed away from his house. Now, David has a powerful pump that pumps the water far away.
A Collinsville, IL resident had been putting off solving the issue of bowing walls in his basement for years. However, the damage had become even worse over time, and the problem needed to be fixed quickly. The wall bowed a few inches, and the resident was worried that the wall would no longer be able to support the home.
Woods Basement Systems installed Geo-Lock wall Anchors in order to solve this homeowner’s problem. The Foundation Supportworks Geo-Lock Wall Anchor System permanently stabilizes the basement walls and provides the best opportunity to straighten them over time.
Air was escaping through the cracks of this Collinsville home. The homeowner's bedroom and their child's room would become too hot in the summer. They ended up spending various amounts of money on their heating and cooling. Dr. Energy Saver St. Louis came out and gave this family a free Home Energy Check-up. Now their attic is insulated with blown in cellulose, vinyl wall insulation, and air sealed all around. The thermal boundary is now increased and leaving this family cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.
Steve was having issues with keeping his home at a desired temperature, which resulted in high energy bills. His main concern was lowering the bills and then living more comfortably. Dr. Energy Saver St. Louis came out for a full home Check-up and pointed out several areas of energy loss. After installing CleanSpace in the crawl space and sealing up the attic, light fixtures, and bathroom fans, the home is much more energy efficient.
A Collinsville resident called Woods Basement Systems when she discovered there was water leaking into her unfinished basement. She had been dealing with the problem for years and finally wanted to put an end to it.
Woods suggested that the resident install WaterGuard, TripleSafe, IceGuard, and BrightWall in order to solve the issue. She decided to purchase all of the products in hopes that her basement problems would be a thing of the past.
In the follow-up phone conversation, the resident raved about the installation job. She was very pleased with the result and said the Service Technician did a great job in making her basement look great and stay dry.
Stephanie was upset when she discovered several cracks running up her walls. She called Woods Basement Systems so they could help her. Chris Blickenstaff, the Commercial Production Foreman, came out and declared Stephanie's house a settling one. This explained the cracks, the front door sticking, and water creeping in over the door. Blickenstaff installed the Push Pier system in her home. Now, Stephanie's foundation is standing strong and secure.
Stephanie rates Woods a 10 out of 10 for installation, cleanliness, and overall satisfaction of the job that was done in her home. She encourages others to call Woods Basement Systems and get their problems fixed ASAP.