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Basement Waterproofing
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DryTrak Drainage Channel
TrenchDrain Drain Grate
IceGuard Discharge Line
WellDuct Window Drainage
BrightWall Waterproof Panels
ThermalDry Wall Barrier
Basement To Beautiful Wall Panels
Drain Tile Installation
SuperSump Pump System
TripleSafe Pumping System
UltraSump Battery Back Up
SaniDry Dehumidifier
Aspen Air Purifier


Crawl Space Repair
CleanSpace Encapsulation
Turtl Access Hatch
Everlast Crawl Space Doors
SaniDry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SmartSump Sump Pump
Crawl-o-sphere Crawl Space Fan
WallCap Block Wall Sealer
SmartVent Flood Vents


Foundation Repair
Push Pier Underpinning
Geo-lock Wall Anchors
Geo-lock Helical Anchors
Powerbrace Bowed Wall Repair
Carbonarmor Fiber Wall Repair
SmartJack Crawl Space Support
Slab Pier Repair
PolyLevel Concrete Lifting
Ez Post Deck Repair
Shotcrete Wall Restoration


Basement Finishing / Remodeling
Everlast Wall Panels
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles
ThermalDry Floor Tiles
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window


Concrete Repair
PolyLevel® Concrete Leveling & Lifting
SealantPro™ Concrete Sealing
Mudjacking Alternative
Pool Deck Repair
Concrete Driveway Repair
Sidewalk Repair
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Woods Wins at 2022 Redefine SupportWorks Awards
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Why Choose Woods Basement Systems, Inc.?

Owners Rick and Ana Lee Woods started Woods Basement Systems, Inc. over 30 years ago and while the name changed a few times their dedication to serving homeowners across Illinois and Missouri never has. With the proper know-how, hard work and dedication Rick and Anna Lee grew their small business into a giant but never lost sight of the core values that motivated them all along. They understood better than anyone how important a person’s home is to them, which is why they promised to provide excellent service and forge lasting relationships with each and every one of their customers. If your home is in need of Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair, Concrete Lifting and Leveling, Crawl Space Repair, or Basement Finishing allow our talented experts to help you! Don’t wait any longer, get in contact with us today and schedule a FREE estimate!

Douglas County’s Basement Waterproofing Authority

If you have a musty smell in your basement, walls that feel damp, or a basement that floods when there is heavy rain you are in the right place! Woods Basement Systems, Inc. has over 30 years of basement waterproofing experience when it comes to taking a wet basement and transforming it into the space of your dreams. Our goal is to identify the problem and formulate a custom solution that is right for your home, all for an affordable price. Each one of our certified basement waterproofing technicians will stand behind their work and they only use proven and warrantied products that we will customize to fit your home. Only trust the areas leading basement waterproofing company to ensure the absolute best for your home.

We Provide: 
  • Basement seepage repair for wet basements
  • Wall crack & basement leak repair
  • Battery backup sump pump systems
  • Sump pump installation

Dependable Foundation Repair Experts

The foundation is arguably the most important aspect of your home. Without the strong base that the foundation provides the rest of your home is very susceptible to further problems down the line. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is a trusted Foundation Supportworks dealer meaning we have the know-how and experience to tackle and resolve all types of foundation repair issues in the most effective way possible. We can provide your home with products available nowhere else, and all of our foundation repair crew members are fully trained. When you match incredible products with experienced professionals the results of our foundation repair work is ensured to be great! If your foundations is cracked, buckling, or has other signs of damage call us today to schedule a FREE foundation repair quote!

We Repair: 
  • Bowing Walls
  • Settlement Sinking
  • Foundation Heave
  • Sagging Crawl Spaces

Effective Concrete Leveling & Concrete Sealing

The major flaw of concrete is that the ground that it was poured on top of will inevitably shift and sink over time. In the states of Illinois and Missouri sinking concrete is all too common which is why our company has gone to great lengths to develop fast and effective concrete lifting and leveling solutions. PolyLevel is a revolutionary product that is minimally invasive and not only lifts and levels concrete but also stabilizes it.

How PolyLevel works:

  1. The concrete lifting and leveling process begins with a few small holes drilled in the slab.
  2. Then the PolyLevel polymer is injected into the holes and expands to provide an accurate lift.
  3. After only about 15 minutes the polymer is dry and the concrete is ready to be walked and even driven on.

This concrete lifting and leveling technique is faster, less disruptive, and arguably more effective than mud jacking, which is the standard that PolyLevel replaces. We even offer SealantPro concrete sealing, which extends slabs' lifespans by 3 to 5 times overall in just one quick application. This concrete sealing system is resistant to moisture, oil, UV rays, abrasions, and more.

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

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

Crawl Space Repair Services in Douglas County

At Woods Basement Systems, Inc. we have just as much skill and knowledge when it comes to Crawl Space Repair and general crawl space needs. Regardless of what your problem may be we have the products and expertise to confidently handle any problem that you may be faced with. The crawl space is a relatively unknown part of the home but like any other part, it serves a specific function. Through our knowledge and experience we can help solve existing crawl space issues and in some cases even prevent them before they start.

Basement Finishing & Egress Window Installation

Why stop at basement waterproofing when we are also the leading experts for Basement Finishing? In our opinions basement finishing is one of the best ways to add usable living/storage space and value to your home. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is a member of the award-winning Total Basement Finishing dealer network and has the experience and products to provide a beautiful, long-lasting and waterproof design. Add functional space that will protect against water and mold. Don’t wait any longer to transform your home, give us a call today!

Woods Basement Systems, Inc. also has the ability and expertise to install an egress window in your basement that will be customized to your home. Egress windows are necessary by code for any finished room in your basement that has a door. Egress windows serve three major purposes that make them a necessity for any home even if your basement is not finished. Firstly, egress windows are a safety feature that functions as an emergency exit in case of emergency. Secondly, egress windows add curb appeal to the exterior of your home. Lastly, egress windows add value to your home and ensure that your home is up to code if your basement is finished or you want to finish it in the future. If you would like to learn more about egress window installation call or click today!

Job Stories From Douglas County, IL
Wall Anchor Stabilizes Cracked Foundation Walls in Villa Grove, IL

Matt S. in Villa Grove, IL noticed a cracked foundation wall, which was begnning to bow inward. We sent Jeremy to his location and determined a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor was the best solution to the problem. This would help to stabilize the wall and prevent the wall from cracking and bowing in. Matt S. no longer needs to worry about the wall failing the house.

WaterGuard Installed to Keep Tuscola, Illinois Basement Dry

Water found its way into the basement of Josh and Kathy W. of Tuscola, Illinois. The water put their valuables at risk for mold and water damage. System design specialist Nolan M. developed a solution to keep their basement dry.

WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, was installed by foreman Dillon L. WaterGuard is desgined to collect and guide water to a sump pump system and out of the basment.  Thanks to WaterGuard, Josh and Kathy no longer have to worry about a wet, musty basement.

Tuscola, Illinois Foundation Supported with Geo-Lock Wall Anchors

Tuscola, Illinois homeowners Jessica and Tim R. were distraught with their bowing foundation walls. As the soil beneath their home settled, so did the foundation. System design specialist Greg B. designed a solution to restore the compromised foundation.

Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed by foreman Jeremy R. and his crew. Geo-Lock straightens the bowing walls to their original position. These wall anchors provide support for the foundation, so Jessica and Tim no longer have worries about their home collapsing.

Arcola, Illinois Walkway Restored with PolyLEVEL

Alva M., Arcola, Illinois homeowner, was distraught with her uneven concrete walkway. As the walkway settled and became uneven, it began to crack. The walkway was a safety concern for her visitors. System design specialist Greg B. designed a solution to restore her walkway.

PolyLEVEL was installed by Foreman Andrew T. PolyLEVEL is a foam that lifts concrete to its original position. Unlike concrete, PolyLEVEL will not settle, so it is a long lasting solution. Alva is thrilled to have a safe, beautiful walkway.

PolyLEVEL Restores Tuscola, Illinois Driveway

Tuscola, Illinois homeowner Thomas C. was troubled by his uneven driveway. The driveway was began to crack as it settled, and it took a toll on their vehicles. System design specialist Greg B. designed a solution to restore the driveway.

PolyLEVEL was installed by foreman Andrew T. PolyLEVEL lifts and aligns the concrete to its original position. PolyLEVEL does not interact with the soil, so it is an economical, long-lasting solution. Thomas is pleased to have a safe, beautiful driveway.

CleanSpace and SaniDry in Newton, Illinois Crawlspace

Douglas C. of Newton, Illinois was distraught by his wet, moldy crawlspace. The water seepage in his crawlspace caused mold. Mold is an allergen, but it also began to eat away at his home's support beams. A Woods Basement Systems system design specialist designed a solution to keep the crawlspace dry.

The CleanSpace crawlspace encapsulation system was installed. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier that prevents water from entering the crawlspace. Because it is inorganic, it does not support mold growth. To further prevent mold, SaniDry was installed. SaniDry is an energy efficient dehumidifier. 

Douglas is pleased to have a dry crawlspace that he knows will stay dry.

Waterproofing in Villa Grove, IL

Carol E. of Villa Grove, IL had water leaking into her basement. This made the basement humid and unreliable for storage. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to waterproof Carol's basement.

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.

CleanSpace was installed on the basement walls to provide protection to the home. CleanSpace sealed off the basement to keep water out but also guided the water that got in to the WaterGuard. 

A SaniDry was installed to filter moisture out of the air in the basement. A SaniDry is a dehumidifier for the space and will help control the humidity. Controlling the humidity of the basement will reduce energy bills and make the home more comfortable because the air that is moving through the basement is more controlled.

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.

Waterproofing and Foundation Support Installed in Villa Grove, IL

Jamie G. of Villa Grove, IL had a failing foundation, sagging floors, and water leaking into his basement. Jamie needed reliable products to fix his basement, so he called Woods Basement Systems.

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.

CleanSpace was installed to the basement walls to help provide control to the water. The CleanSpace will provide a guide for the water to flow into the WaterGuard or sump pump.

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 SmartJacks to lift the home. By doing this, the home has support that is guaranteed to last for the life of the structure. The home will no longer have sagging floors and the homeowner will not have to worry about his home falling apart.

GeoLock wall anchors were installed to provide support for the home. These anchors are attached to the wall and is anchored to the yard outside. This is done by using poles to extend past the active zone in the yard. This will support the foundation of the home for the life of the structure so the homeowners will never have to worry about a failing foundation.

Foundation Walls Stabilized in Newman, IL

Amy M. was in the process of buying a home in Newman, IL but there was a problem with the foundation walls. They were bowing inward and there were long cracks along the seams of the stone blocks. She called Woods Basement Systems for a free assessment. Design Specialist Greg B. inspected the foundation walls and found that installing Geo-Lock Wall Anchors would be the best solution.

Along the cracked bowing walls, Woods installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Galvanized steel anchor rods were driven through the walls and connected to earth anchors that had been embedded in stable soil in the yard. Steel wall plates were connected to the anchor rods on the inside of the wall. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors permanently stabilize walls in place and can also straighten walls over time by tightening the anchor rods during dry periods.

Amy M. feels much more comfortable with her new home because she knows that the foundation walls are permanently stable and secure.

SmartJack, CleanSpace and SaniDry Restore Arcola, Illinois Crawl Space

Rickey and Annette F., Arcola, Illinois homeowners, were troubled by their crawl space. The area was wet and moldy, and their floors were sagging. They even noticed cracks in their foundation. System design specialist Greg B. inspected the crawl space and designed a solution.

James L., Woods Basement Systems foreman, installed CleanSpace. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier that keeps water out of the crawl space. Because it is inorganic, CleanSpace does not support mold growth. To further prevent mold, SaniDry, an energy-efficient dehumidifier was installed. 

SmartJack was installed to lift the floors to their original position. The SmartJack system is comprised of galvanized steel beams that lift and support the floors of the home.

Rickey and Annette are pleased to have a safe home. They can rest easily knowing their crawl space will stay dry.

Newman, Illinois Basement Waterproofed with WaterGuard, TripleSafe, and IceGuard

Jaye and Pat S. of Newman, Illinois were troubled by their wet basement. Water leaked into the basement where the floor meets the wall and created a musty environment. System design specialist Greg B. designed a solution to keep the basement dry. 

A Woods Basement Systems team installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with a main pump, backup pump and battery-powered pump to ensure the basement stays dry. IceGuard was also installed. IceGuard provides an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.

Jaye and Pat are pleased to have a dry basement that they know will stay dry. They no longer worry about water seeping in and damaging their valuables. 

Uneven Concrete Settlement Resolved by PolyLevel Fojection in Tuscola, IL

Phyllis and Jean R. of Tuscola, IL were having problems with the concrete sidewalk around their home appearing uneven. Over time, this can occur not only due to the weight the concrete, but also due to the weight that the concrete is carrying. They decided to call Woods Basement Systems to receive a free estimate about fixing the issue when they realized the potential dangers such as tripping.

Systems Design Specialist Gregory B. evaluated the scene and determined that the appropriate solution would be to install PolyLevel foam injections. Foreman Andrew T. installed the foam injection, which is simply done in 4-steps and is designed to lift the concrete.

Phyllis and Jean no longer have to worry about the appearance of the concrete or the safety of it after PolyLevel was installed.

SaniDry Removes Humidity From Basement in Tuscola, IL

Having humidity in your basement can be almost as bad as having water in your basement. Humidity makes it harder for a space to dry, and can leave a musty smell in your basement. That’s why Robert K called Woods Basement Systems. Foreman Gregory B was able to come up with a solution to the problem.

Foreman Miguel O installed a SaniDry system. SaniDry can remove up to 100 pints of water a day. It will get rid of the musty smell and allow you to enjoy your basement space.



Uneven Concrete Slabs Settled With PolyLevel Fixed PolyLevel In Arcola, IL

Alva M. of Alva, IL noticed that the concrete slabs outside of her home were unevenly settling. This can occur naturally as the result of an accumulation of the weight of the concrete in addition to an accumulation of the weight of what the concrete is responsible for holding up. Aware that the issue needed fixing, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.

Systems Design Specialist Gregory B. came to the home and determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Andrew T. to install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that works to lift the concrete and settle it back to its original position to avoid potential issues such as tripping.

Since the installation of PolyLevel, Alva M. can rest assured that the uneven concrete settlement has been resolved.

Helical Pier Stabilizes Home in Fairview Heights, IL

Doug and Susan T were concerned when they noticed that their floors were starting to bow. So, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Timothy W was able to come up with a solution to the problem.

Foreman Jose L installed a Helical Pier in Doug and Susan’s basement. A Helical Pier can be installed either inside or outside the house, and is driven down to a stable level of soil, and will support the section of the home that is sinking. 

Wet Basement Waterproofed In Arthur, IL

Stacy and Michael G. from Arthur, IL were having problems with a wet basement during and after heavy rainfalls. Frustrated and aware of the potential and more serious issues, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate on fixing the issue.

Systems Design Specialist Chris T. evaluated the situation and determined that appropriate solution would be to have foreman TJ S. to waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard and IceGuard. All of these products work with one another to stop the water from entering the basement. WaterGuard works to collect the water and stop it from reaching the surface and pushes it through the TripleSafe sump pump, while IceGuard stops water from backing up in the winter months when freezing is a concern.

With his basement waterproofed, Stacey and Michael. no longer worry when they see weather in the forecast.

Crawl Space Waterproofing in Atwood, IL

Brodie F. of Atwood, Illinois was shocked when he discovered his home's crawl space was collecting water. He knew that standing water could cause problems such as mold growth or rotting, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.

Design specialist Kevin E. assessed the situation and decided the best option was to install a CleanSpace encapsulation system. Foreman Joshua B. then headed to the home to get the job started.

The CleanSpace encapsulation system is a durable and heavy duty liner that was placed on the floor and up the walls of the crawl space. It acts as a vapor barrier and drains any leaks that may occur behind the CleanSpace.

Brodie F. no longer has to worry about his home's crawl space holding water. He now has a dry and waterproof crawl space.

Wet Basement Fixed With WaterGuard in Tuscola, IL

Byron and Kelli D. from Tuscola, IL called Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing their basement that was bringing in water after it would rain.

Gregory B., a Systems Design Specialist for Woods Basement Systems, evaluated the situation. Upon his evaluation, he determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Greg H. install WaterGuard. WaterGuard works to push water away from the home, along with not allowing water to reach the surface.

Byron and Kelli no longer have to be concerned when it rains, because since the installation of WaterGuard, they know their basement will stay dry.

CleanSpace Installed in Tuscola, IL

Jonathan and Rena were experiencing moisture in their basement and were concerned that their problem could continue to get worse. They contacted Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate. Our design specialist Gregory B came to the conclusion that the couple needed to have their crawl space repaired. 

Foreman Brett J installed CleanSpace drain matting and SilverGLO insulation panels to ensure their space is properly sealed. Cleanspace matting helps direct water and moisture out and away from the basement. Brett also installed a vent cover for their crawl space to keep outside air away and other outside moisture such as winter cold and summer heat. 

Now that Jonathan and Rena's basement is properly insulated, they can now enjoy their home without having to worry about future mositure and water damage. 

CleanSpace Installed in Tuscola, IL

Dan K of Tuscola, IL was experiencing moisture and water in his basement. Dan contacted Woods Basement Systems to help get an expert opinion and help assist him in resolving this issue. 

Design specialist Greg B suggested that Dan's basement should be repaired with CleanSpace dry matting and SaniDry system. CleanSpace is a dry matting system that helps keep water vapor and other moisture from entering the home, keeping the space dry. The SaniDry system is a dehumidifier system that helps keep moisture, musty smells, airborne particles and allergens at bay. This will ensure that Dan's home is properly dry and free of future moisture and water problems. 

Foreman James L installed the SaniDry dehumidifier and CleanSpace dry matting on the basement floor, corners and walls for proper usage of each system.

Dan was very pleased with the work Woods Basement Team had done for his home and can now rest easy that his basement is dry and is protected from future damage and moisutre. 

CleanSpace Installed in Atwood, Illinois

Atwood, Illinois homeowner was worried about his wet, musty crawl space. The moisture in the crawl space caused mold and rotting wood. This threatened the integrity of his home. A Woods Basement Systems System Design Specialist inspected the crawl space and designed a solution.

Foreman James L. and his team installed CleanSpace. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier, so it does not support mold growth. This vapor barrier encapsulates the crawl space to prevent water from entering. In addition to CleanSpace, James installed SaniDry. SaniDry is an energy efficient dehumidifier. It reduces moisture in the air without hiking the energy bill. 

Now, the homeowner can breathe easily knowing his crawl space and home are safe.

CleanSpace and SilverGlo Installed in Atwood, Illinois

Steven M. of Atwood, Illinois was concerned by his musty crawl space. Water leaked into the crawl space through his block foundation and caused mold. The mold and moisture caused the wooden support of his home to rot. System Design Specialist Greg B. visited Steve's home and inspected the crawl space. After inspection, Greg designed a solution to keep the crawl space dry.

Foreman James L. and his team installed the CleanSpace encapsulation system. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier, so it does not support mold growth. The barier prevents water from entering the crawl space and causing more damage. In addition to CleanSpace, James also installed SilverGlo. SilverGlo is an insulation installed at the rim joists. SilverGlo reflects is a barrier and reflects heat back into the crawl space for maximum energy savings.

Steven is pleased with this solution. His crawl space is now clean, dry, and energy-efficient.

ThermalDry and BrightWall in Hindsboro, IL Basement

Carl from Hindsboro Methodist Church in Hindsboro, IL was looking to protect his church's basement from leaks and water damage. He met with Design Specialist Mac D. from Woods Basement Systems, who devised a custom-fit solution to his waterproofing problems.

Foreman Marshall C. and his team installed ThermalDry and BrightWall wall covers to prevent unwanted water from coming into the basement. ThermalDry flooring serves many benefits to basment floors including waterproofing qualities and an attractive look.BrightWall is an inorganic vapor barrier that blocks out moisture and microbial growth while providing a clean, semi-finished look.

Carl can rest easy knowing the new basement system will last well into the future and protect his church.

WaterGuard Protects Hindsboro, IL Church Basement

Carl from Hindsboro Methodist Church in Hindsboro, IL was looking to protect the church's basement from flooding, leaks, and the harmful water damage that comes with them. System Design Specialist Mac D. from Woods Basment Systems gave Carl a free estimate and recommended an ideal solution to remove unwanted water.

Foreman Matt A. and his team installed WaterGuard drains for effective, reliable drainage and protection from water. WaterGuard is a French drain system installed beneath the basement's floor slab for clog-free drainage without the unsightly appearance of a basement drain. Carl can take pride in knowing he made a wise investment in protecting his church.

Geo-Lock Installed in Camargo, IL

Will in Camargo, IL was alarmed to see his baement walls bending inwards into his home. System Design Specialist Greg B. from Woods Basement Systems met with Will to take a look at the damaged wall, and he recommended the optimal solution for the foundation repair issue at hand.

Foreman Jeremy R. and his team installed Geo-Lock wall anchors to brace the compromised wall. Geo-Lock uses a galvanized steel rod and heavy-duty steel plate to reinforce and potentially straighten foundation walls under the strain of hydrostatic pressure, foundation settling, and other issues that can result in costly structural damage. Will can rest easy knowing his foundation has the support it needs to protect and uphold his home well into the future.

PolyLevel in Tuscola, IL

Thomas of Tuscola, Illinois want to finally fix the deep gaps within his sidewalk. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and talked with system design specialist, Gregory B., to figure out what was the best solution for him. Gregory recommended using PolyLevel it permanelty fix his sidewalk to his home.

PolyLevel is a high quality technique used to level concrete. This environmental friendly solution works fast to bring surfaces back to original level. Due to sinkage and settlement overtime, this is the best cost-friendly solution to make your surfaces safe again!

Foreman, Andrew T. and his crew got straight to work on this customers sidewalk, and in no time if was back to its original state!

PolyLEVEL in Tuscola, IL

Tuscola, Illinois homeowner Jean was experiencing a slanted driveway. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Greg B. developed the perfect plan for Jean. 

Foreman Andrew T. and his crew injected PolyLEVEL under the driveway. PolyLEVEL is an inorganic, eco-friendly solution to settling concrete. It is injected through holes smaller than a penny and can set in just a couple hours. Since it is inorganic, it will not mix with soil and wash out. 

Jean now has a level driveway, which looks better and is safer, that he can enjoy. 

Unstable, Crack Foundation Installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in Camargo, IL

Will of Camargo, Illinois wanted to set-up an appointment with Woods Basement Systems to repair his settled foundation. Team Woods went out to the home and investigated the space. The top recommendation a Woods' system design specialist gave Will was to install Geo-Lock wall anchors to restore the stability. 

Geo-Lock wall anchors permanently stabilize the home by straightening in the wall back into a stable position. These anchors are installed outside and connect inside to the troubled wall. This distance allows the anchors to pull and tighten the wall. Once the wall is tightened into place, the resistance will stop. Team Woods installed this anchoring system into Will's basement to straighten the basement walls, which benefits the entire home. Now, Will can enjoy his home knowing that it's protected from foundation settlement. 

Severely Bowed Crawl Space Walls Use Push Piers for Stability in Tuscola, IL

Foundation settlement can quickly transcend into a safety hazard. Kevin from Tuscola, Illinois noticed that his home had been settling, but once he saw his bowed crawl space walls, he knew he needed to repair his walls. Kevin worked with Woods Basement Systems to find a solution that he was comfortable with that could restore his walls. The crawl space walls are what all upper walls are built on top of, so this project needed a safe and permanent solution to give Kevin peace of mind. 

Together Kevin and Team Woods found push piers to be the optimal solution for this repair. The plan was to install a piering system into the footing of the trouble walls to lift and lock the walls back into a stable position. Head foreman, Miguel O., and his team of installers push all of the piers into the footing of the home. Now with the help of push piers, Kevin doesn't have to worry about the safety of his home!

Wet, Musty Advance, MO Basement Restored with TwinPack, WaterGuard, & IceGuard

Larry of Advance, Missouri wanted to waterproof his wet, musty basement and knew exactly who to call. Woods Basement Systems went out to Larry's house to see what solution would work best to waterproof his basement. Team Woods recommended installing a new sump pump, TwinPack, a drainage system, WaterGuard, and a discharge line protector, IceGuard. 

The team immediately installed TwinPack, WaterGuard, and IceGuards into the wet basement. These waterproofing products are reliable and work together to maintain the safety of any basement. Thanks to Team Woods, Larry will have the peace of mind he deserves that he will have a safe and clean basement. 

Un-Sealed Crawl Space

Air movement into the crawl from the outside would let in cold winter air and hot humid air in the summer.  With an unsealed crawl space the rooms above that area were uncomfortable.  Seasonally, smells would also get into the home.  Additionally, water that got into the crawl space help mold to grown.  Mold also will damage the wood structure of the home over time.  

We encapsulated the entire crawl space, walls and dirt floor.  The vapor barrier is a 20 mill thick material called CleanSPACE™ that will block air movement and smells from getting up into the home.  We also airsealed the rim joist with foam insulation making this home more comfortable and energy efficent.

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New Sump Pump Installed in Arcola, IL Home

In Arcola, Illinois homeowner Penny B. had a problem with rainwater flooding her basement. When she called Woods Basement Systems, they designed a solution specifically for her home. The system was installed in just one day, leaving her home dry and rainwater-free for the years to come.

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Waterproofing in Arcola, IL

In Arcola, Illinois homeowners Christopher and Brianna G. were worried about their basement. They had been using the space as a play area for their children as well as a storage space. Recently, water had been coming in at the floor/wall joint spreading out onto the floor. Once the water began damaging items and becoming a problem, they called Woods Basement Systems. The Woods Basement Systems team are experts in all things basementy! They designed and installed a solution for the couple in just one day!

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Foundation and Waterproofing Repair in Wentzville, MO

Homeowner Jake T. of Wentzville, Missouri had a flooded basement with foundation issues. He called Woods Basement Systems to see if we had a solution to his problem. Our foreman Devan Brown and his team installed several patented products including CleanSpace, PowerBrace, WaterGuard and TripleSafe. Over time, the PowerBrace™ System can be tightened to make bowing or tilting walls straighter. Once all of the products were installed, the basement will be safe and dry for years to come!

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Installing PushPiers in Saint Louis Home

PushPiers made of steel permanently stabilize your home’s foundation. In many cases, this solution can also lift your home back toward level, closing cracks and improving the operation of doors and windows. The Woods Basement Systems team installed our PushPiers in this Saint Louis, Missouri home, instantly solving their foundation problem.

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CleanSpace Liner In Crawlspace

In Villa Grove, Illinois homeowner Eric W. wanted a better way to clean up his crawlspace to use it for storage. He had a dirt crawlspace that was covered in a liner he had fit into the space, but it did not protect his crawlspace from water or mold. In order to find the solution his crawlspace needed, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems.

We sent out foreman Michael R. and his team out to the Villa Grove home. They installed our patented CleanSpace liner, a heavy durable plastic liner similar to a pool liner, for lining dirt crawlspaces. The liner will brighten up the crawlspace making it an area used for storage for Walter and his family. Now, Eric will have peace of mind knowing that his crawlspace is clean and dry.

CleanSpace Liner In Crawlspace - Photo 1
Serving the following Douglas County, IL zip codes
Tuscola 61953, Arcola 61910, Villa Grove 61956, Arthur 61911, Atwood 61913, Newman 61942, Camargo 61919, Hindsboro 61930, Murdock 61941