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Dirt crawl spaces—such as this one is Edwardsville, Illinois—suffer from excessive moisture and dampness that lead to mold problems and woodrot. Woods Basement Systems sealed this crawl space with a vapor barrier and installed a sump pump system to keep the crawl space dry.
Water leaks in this Edwardsville, Illinois basement caused mold growth on the wood paneling that led to problems for the homeowners. Now, after Woods Basement Systems redirected leaks in this home with our patented WaterGuard basement waterproofing system, this basement is dry—resulting in a dry, healthy living space.
Water used to seep through the cinder block foundation in this Edwardsville, Illinois basement. Now, the basement is equipped with a full-perimeter waterproofing system and TripleSafe Sump Pump system.
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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 an authorized 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 and certified. 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!
Allen of Edwardsville, Illinois wanted to waterproof his basement because he grew annoyed with constantly repairing wall cracks. These wall cracks developed because of the pressure of water leaks, which is called hydrostatic pressure. Allen decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call after viewing great reviews. He was then scheduled to meet with Dave G., a system design specialist, to create a plan for his basement.
Dave recommended installing PowerBrace beams onto the water damaged basement walls. These walls had weakened over time due to water leaks. PowerBrace beams are heavy-duty steel beams that are installed into the wall to regain support and stability. PowerBrace beams are a permanent solution to strengthening and straightening a wall back to its original position. Head foreman, Greg H., installed the new beams onto the Edwardsville, Illinois basement walls. Now with the help of PowerBrace beams, Allen can utilize his home as extra storage space!
Lindsay of Edwardsville, Illinois experienced severe water damage in her basement. This damage couldn't be ignored, so Lindsay knew she had to take action right away. She called Woods Basement Systems to make sure the job was done right the first time. Lindsay was then directed to system design specialist, Brent R., who designed a custom-made plan for her basement needs.
Brent recommended installing several new waterproofing products, these products were: TripleSafe, WaterGuard, and IceGuard. The new TripleSafe sump pump will discharge of any water that enters into the basement. The WaterGuard works hand and hand with this sump pump by collecting any water that enters and directing the water to the sump pump. The IceGuard will ensure all water taken out of the home by the sump pump will filter out. An IceGuard is an extension of the discharge line that makes sure the line is never clogged due to freezing.
Foreman, Juan H. and his crew installed the new waterproofing products. Thanks to the team effort by Team Woods, now Lindsay can have peace of mind knowing her basement will be waterproofed for many more years to come!
Joe of Edwardsville, Illinois noticed a year ago the bowing and shifting of one of his basement walls. Of course, he grew concerned, but he didn't think the problem would get any worse. After a while he noticed water standing around the perimeter of the bowing wall and along the other walls of the basement.
Joe knew it was time to set up a free, no obligation consultation with Woods Basement Systems to see how the settlement could be fixed. He then met with system design specialist, Jeremy R., who recommended installing CleanSpace, WaterGuard, and a TwinPack. These products would seal the perimeter of the basement, where the water leaks in.
Before the installation of waterproofing products, Joe set-up an appointment to fix the bowing wall with a wall anchor. This was important to do first because the water leaking was the result of the house settlement.
Dustee of Edwardsville, Illinois struggled with damaged walls that risked the structure and overall safety of his home. Dustee gave Woods Basement Systems a call to see what his best solution would be. He spoke with system design specialist, Simba T., who customized a solution for his damaged walls. The final solution for Dustee was to use PowerBraces on the wall to bring back support and stability to a failing wall.
Kevin J. and his crew went straight to work installing the new PowerBrace system to the walls. Thankfully, now Dustee can have peace of mind knowing that with these strong, steel beams his basement will remain stable for years to come.
Edwardsville, IL homeowner Richard K. was frustrated and tired of dealing with a flooded, leaky basement, so he contacted Woods Basement Systems for assistance. Richard met with Design Specialist Nolan M. and received a free estimate on a tailor-made waterproofing system to eliminate his water troubles once and for all.
Foreman Kevin J. and his team installed a comprehensive system using WaterGuard and TrenchDrain drains and a TripleSafe sump unit. WaterGuard is a French drain system installed beneath the floor slab for clog-free drainage with a minimal appearance, and it works well with the TrenchDrain perimeter drain system. WaterGuard and TrenchDrain send water to TripleSafe, which removes it from the home using three Zoeller pumps.
Richard now has the peace of mind he needs to enjoy the clean, dry basement he deserves thanks to WaterGuard, TrenchDrain, and TripleSafe!
Edwardsville, Illinois homeowner Dustee needed his basement waterproofed. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Simba developed the plan for him.
Foreman Kevin and his crew installed the system. Dustee's system included a TwinPack sump pump with IceGuard, WaterGuard, and a Bubble Pot. He also had Geo-Lock Wall Anchors installed.
The Geo-Lock Wall Anchors will close any gaps and cracks in the wall so water can not get in there. The WaterGuard will collect any remaining water that gets in and direct it to the TwinPack. The TwinPack will lead everything out of the home. The IceGuard gives an extra escape for anytime the line becomes clogged or frozen. The Bubble Pot is stylish, safe end to the discharge line.
Dustee know has the dry, stable basement he needed.
Edwardsville, IL homeowners Amy and Travis F. were looking to upgrade to a code-compliant egress window, but they also wanted it to be safe from leaks in order to keep their basement dry all year. They reached out to Woods Basement Systems to explore theire options, and they met with System Design Specialist Bill F. Bill gave Travis and Amy a free estimate on the ideal solution for their waterproofing needs.
Foreman Miguel O. and his team installed a Rockwell window well to keep water away from their new egress window. Rockwell adds a stylish look without compromising waterproofing power for a long-lasting addition to any egress window. Amy and Travis can rest easy knowing Rockwell will work to keep their home as safe and dry as possible.
Edwardsville, Illinois homeowner Kaye noticed her outdated basement windows could be the cause of some basement problems she was having. She gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Sam came out to develop a plan for her.
Foreman Vern and his crew installed the EverLast Basement Window Inserts for Kaye. The EverLast Basement Window Inserts are double-paned windows that increase the insulation of the basement. They are also made for easy cleaning, being able to be easily pulled out and put back in. Made with vinyl instead of wood or metal, they will not rot or rust in the years to come.
Kaye can now enjoy her basement with more light and less worry.
William and Angela M. had a leak in their basement, so they called Woods Basement Systems. Systems design specialist, John S. found a solution and recommended installing a TripleSafe sump pump, a CleanSpace encapsulation system, and WaterGuard.
Foreman, Donald A. installed the products. The TripleSafe sump pump is guaranteed to keep your home dry with its primary pump, secondary pump, and backup battery-powered pump. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier used to collect water that seeps through basement walls. It is made of inorganic materials, so it will not support mold growth. WaterGuard takes the water CleanSpace has collected and guides it to the sump pump where it can be removed from the home. It is installed in the perimeter of the basement floor.
Now William and Angela M. have a safe, dry basement.
Greg C. in Edwardsville, IL was worried about water pouring into his basement with nowhere to drain, so he reached out to Woods Basement Systems to look into waterproofing options. Greg met with System Design Specialist Nolan M., who provided a free estimate recommending the optimal solution.
Foreman Greg H. and his team installed WaterGuard drains to remove the unwanted water from the home. WaterGuard is a French drain system that's installed under the floor slab for clog-free drainage with a clean, finished appearance. Thanks to WaterGuard, greg can rest easy and enjoy a clean, dry basement any time!
James C., homeowner in Edwardsville, IL, was concerned about water pouring into his basement through cracks in the foundation walls, so they reched out to Woods Basement Systems to look into their waterproofing options. James met with Design Specialist Luke K. and received a free estimate on the ideal way to protect his home from water.
Team Woods installed WaterGuard drain systems to clear the water out of the home. WaterGuard is a French drain system installed under the floor slab for clog-free drainage with a minimal appearance. James can take pride in knowing he made a lasting investment in protecting his home from water damage.
Edwardsville, IL homeowner James C. was looking for a way to remove excess water from his basement, so he reached out to Woods Basement Systems for help. James met with Design Specialist Luke K., who provided a no-cost estimate on a custom-fit waterproofing solution.
Foreman Melvin F. and his team installed a TripleSafe sump unit to remove all unwanted water from the home. TripleSafe uses three Zoeller pumps for triple protection, and it features the UltraSump battery backup system to power the unit even during a power outage. Thanks to TripleSafe, James can rest easy and enjoy a clean, dry basement!
Greg C. of Edwardsville, Illinois needed preventative waterproofing work done in his basement, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for help. Systems ddesign specialist, Nolan M. recommended installing a Twin pack sump pump, a WaterGuard systems, and IceGuard.
Foreman, Greg H. installed the products. the Twin Pack sump pump has two stainless steel pump and can help protect your home against flooding or leaks. WaterGuard is installed in the perimeter of the basment floor and it helps to collect water that seeps through basement walls. Additionally, it takes that collected water and guides it to the sump pump to be removed from the home. IceGuard is placed on the outside of the home and it allows for water to expel from the guards in case pipes clog or freeze. This prevents water from backing up into the bassement.
Now Greg C. has a watertight basement.
James C. of Edwardsville, Illinois needed some preventative waterproofing work in his basement, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Luke K. recommended installing a TripleSafe sump pump and WaterGuard.
Foreman, Melvin F. installed the products. The TripleSafe sump pump is able to keep a home dry in three ways. It has a primary pump , a secondary pump, and a battery-powered backup pump for extra protection. WaterGuard is installed in the perimeter of the floor of a basement. It is a systems that collects water that seeps through basement walls. It then takes that collected water and guides it to the sump pump to be removed from the home.
Now James C. no longer has to worry about his basement because it is protected.
JoAnn of Edwardsville, Illinois had water leaking into her basement, so she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Daniel L., recommended installing a TripleSafe pump, WaterGuard, and IceGuard.
Foreman, Jose L. installed the products. The TripleSafe pump is a three-in-one design that includes a primary pump, a secondary pump, and a battery-powered backup pump, so your home is guaranteed to stay dry. WaterGuard is built into the perimeter of the basement floor and it works to collect water that seeps through basement walls and guides it to the sump pump to be removed from the home. IceGuard is installed on the outside of the home and it allows for water to expel from the guards in case pipes freeze or get clogged, preventing water from backing up into the basement.
Now JoAnn R. has a dry, safe basement.
Edwardsville, Illinois homeowners Jeff and Nathalie needed their front walkway leveled. They gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Peter N. developed the perfect plan for them.
Foreman Matt and his crew injected the PolyLevel under several areas of their walkway to bring it back to its original position. PolyLevel is an excellent choice for settling concrete because it is light-weight and will not wash out overtime. It also sets in just a few hours.
This will leave the walkway draining properly, looking better, and increasing the safety of the area.
Jeff and Nathalie can now rest easy that their investment is safe and level.
Nate and Michelle's home showed signs of foundation settlement with cracks along foundation walls, so they decided to call Woods Basement Systems. Systems design specialist, Timothy W. found a solution and recommended installing push piers.
Foreman, Jose L. installed the products. Push piers are used to permanently life and stabilize a home's foundation, and in most cases can straighten it back to its original position. The piers are installed by putting brackets into the ground and hydraulically pushing them into stable soil, like bedrock. Then the soil is backfilled and the job is finished.
Now Nate and Michelle M. have a stable foundation.
This Edwardsville, Illinois homeowner wanted to waterproof her entire basement. Since she was pleased with several past projects with Woods Basement System, she decided to give Team Woods a call again.
Our systems design specialist, Chris B., found a solution and recommend installing a new sump pump, WaterGuard, CleanSpace and a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier.
The TripleSafe pump is guaranteed to keep a basement or crawl space dry with its three in one design protection. It is equipped with a primary pump, a secondary pump, and a battery-powered backup pump. WaterGuard is installed in the perimeter of a basement or crawl space floor. It works to guide water that seeps through basement walls to the sump pump, so it can be removed from the home. Our CleanSpace is a vapor barrier system that blocks out mold and water build-up. The Sanidry Humidifier keeps all moisture out, so mold growth is impossible. Additionally, the customer had EverLast insulated walls installed to conceal the products as it was a finished basement.
Now, this Edwardsville, Illinois homeowner can rest assured knowing that her basement is dry and healthy.
Chuck and Sherry of Edwardsville, Illinois wanted a window put in there basement, so they called Woods Basement Systems. Systems design specialist, Christoph H. recommended installing an egress window.
Forman, Bradly P. installed the window. Egress windows are a great and beautiful way to let natural lighting into your basement. Additionally, they can provide an exit in case of an emergency while still sealing off the home from moisture, dirt, and critters.
Now Chuck and Sherry Y. are happy to enjoy their basement again.
Kaye in Edwardsville, IL was looking to protect her basement from moisture and harmful water damage, so she called Woods Basement Systems for help. She met with Design Specialist Sam W. and received a free estimate on a custom-fit waterproofing solution.
Foreman Kevin J. and his team installed a comprehensive combination of WaterGuard drains, a TripleSafe sump system, and a SaniDry dehumidification unit. WateRGuard is a French drain system installed under the floor slab for clog-free drainage with a finished appearance. It redirects water to the TripleSafe system, which uses three separate pumps for triple protection and features the UltraSump battery backup system for water protection in any weather. For maximum dryness, the SaniDry system removes up to 100 pints of water per day from the air along with irritants like dust and mold. Kaye can now enjoy her clean, dry basement with the peace of mind she deserves.
William grew concerned about the condition of his basement. He had worked with Woods Basement Systems before with the installation of Geo-Wall anchors to help support the foundation, so he knew exactly who to call!
System design specialist, Donald A. recommended the installation of CleanSpace on all of his basement walls. CleanSpace is used as a barrier from the exterior of the home. This prevents water leakage from the basements previous cracks from entering the basement.
Foreman, Donald A. got right to work by installing the new CleanSpace. Now the walls of the basement are bright, clean, and dry. Now William can enjoy the space in his basement.
Gail has continuously struggled with keeping water out of her basement. Gail was looking for a way to permanently fix this reaccuring issue by contacting Woods Basement Systems. A Woods system design specialist recommended installing a TripleSafe sump system along with our other specialty waterproof items.
Foreman, Miguel O., and his crew began the project by installing the TripleSafe sump system to pump water out of the basement. Miguel also added the WaterGuard draining system to the perimeter of the basement to collect water which is then pumped out with the TripleSafe system.
Gail now has peace of mind knowing that her basement will now stay dry and free of water damage.
Manish, an Edwardsville, IL homeowner, called Woods Basement Systems because there was a crack across 1/3 of his basement wall. System Design Specialist Thomas W. determined the cause of the crack was street creep, a problem many houses in cul-de-sacs experience.
Foreman Miguel O. and his crew installed expansion joints between the slabs of concrete to provide room for the expansions and contractions through seasons. To combat within the house, Miguel’s team installed Joist reinforcements and PowerBraces to stop any further damage.
PowerBraces are interior steel I-beams that are secured to the joists above with steel brackets. They help stabilize bowing, buckling, or tilting walls, preventing further damage, and potentially straightening the wall.
Manish now knows the dangers and warning signs of street creep and can rest easy knowing his house is protected.
James and Linda H. of Edwardsville, IL made the decision to call Woods Basement Systems to receive a free estimate in regards to fixing the cracked concrete walls in the basement of their home.
Systems Design Specialist Benjamin S. was sent by Woods Basement to visit the home. He then determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Andrew T. to install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that goes into the concrete and fills in cracks.
Post install, James and Linda are very happy that they no longer have cracked concrete in their home.
Kathy S. of Edwardsville, Illinois noticed that water was entering her home's basement even though she already had a working sump pump. She did not want this problem to keep occurring, so she called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Josh L. assessed the problem and decided that the installation of a BrightWall paneling system would solve the homeowner's problem. Foreman James L. then traveled to the home to get the job started.
The BrightWall paneling system was attached to the walls of the basement. The paneling system acts as a vapor barrier and drains any leaks behind it. It also gives the basement a brighter and more finished look.
Kathy S. no longer has to worry about water leaking into her basement through the walls. She now has a waterproof and dry basement.
John T. from Edwardsville, IL was having issues with being left with a wet basement as the result of a heavy rainfall. He was aware of the potential issues that a wet basement could cause, so he decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Woods Basement Systems sent Systems Design Specialist John S. to evaluate the situation. He made the decision that the fitting solution would be to have foreman Ryan L. waterproof the basement by installing Triple Safe sump pump, IceGuard and WaterGuard.
Since the install, John is no longer worried about rain.
Kelly and David M. of Edwardsville, IL were encountering problems with water coming into their basement after a heavy rainfall. When they became aware of many potential problems this could cause for the home over time, in addition to frustration, they made a call to Woods Basement Systems to receive a free estimate.
Woods Basement Systems sent out David G., a Systems Design Specialist evaluated the situation and determined that the proper solution would be for foreman Ryan L. install WaterGuard. WaterGuard works to push water away from the home in addition to not allowing water to reach the surface.
Kelly and David no longer need to worry when heavy rainfall occurs upon the installation.
Jo and Charles H. of Edwardsville, IL noticed that they were consistently being left with a wet basement after a heavy rainfall. When they realized the frustration and issues this was causing, they decided to make a call to Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Chris T. evaluated the situation and determined that the right thing to do would be to have foreman Mason S. waterproof the basement. He did so by installing WaterGuard, IceGuard and TripleSafe sump pump. All of these products do their part to keep the basement dry.
Since the installation of these three products, the homeowners feel safe and secure with their waterproofed basement.
Kristina H. from Edwardsville, IL noticed that she had a wet basement as the aftermath of heavy rainfalls. She decided that she could call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate before the situation got too out of hand.
Systems Design Specialist Jacob K. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Joshua B. waterproof the basement. He started by installed WaterGuard, IceGuard and Triple Safe sump pump. These three products all work together to keep the basement dry. WaterGuard pushes water towards the top of the surface to keep it from reaching the ground and through Triple Safe sump pump, while IceGuard works to keep water flowing during winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since her basement has been waterproofed, Kristina is very happy that she no longer has to worry when she sees rain in the future.
Cory W. from Edwardsville, IL was having problems with a wet basement after heavy rainfalls. Frustrated and aware of potential and more serious issues this was causing for his home, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate on fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Chris G. evaluated the situation and determined that appropriate solution would be to have foreman Mason S. waterproof the basement. He started by installing WaterGuard, IceGuard and Triple Safe sump pump. All three 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 Triple Safe sump pump, while IceGuard stops water from backing up in the winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since the waterproofing of his basement, Cory can now rest easy when he sees rain in the forecast.
Rob H. from Edwardsville, 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 John S. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Melvin F. waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed WaterGuard, IceGuard and Twin Pack 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 Twin Pack sump pump, while IceGuard works to keep water flowing during winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since the waterproofing of his basement, Rob is no longer concerned when he sees rain in the forecast.
Judith Ann D was concerned about the cracking and sinking concrete in front of her home. So, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Nolan M was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman William T used PolyLevel to even out the concrete. PolyLevel is injected into the concrete and will raise the level that is sinking, and fill in the cracks. The injection leaves behind a dime sized hole that will be filled in with concrete.
Bruce T. from Edwardsville, IL was having problems with water entering his basement upon a heavy rainfall. Aware of the many potential problems this could cause her home over time, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems to receive a free quote in regards to fixing his wet basement.
Systems Design Specialist David P. evaluated the situation and determined that the proper solution would be for foreman Ryan L. to install WaterGuard. WaterGuard works to push water away from the home in addition to not allowing water to reach the surface.
Bruce T. no longer has to worry when heavy rainfall occurs, because he knows his basement will stay dry with WaterGuard.
Chuck and Sherry Y wanted an exit in their basement in case there was a fire. So, they called Woods Basement Systems, and System Design Specialist Christopher H recommended that they install an Egress Window.
Foreman Bradly P installed the Egress Window in Chuck and Sherry’s basement. The window will be able to act as a door if the house were ever to catch on fire.
Jim P. from Edwardsville, IL was having problems with a wet 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 Brandon B. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Joshua B. waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed WaterGuard, Triple Safe sump pump and IceGuard. WaterGuard pushes water towards the top of the surface to keep it from reaching the ground and through Triple Safe sump pump. IceGuard stops water getting stuck and frozen during winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since the waterproofing of his basement, Jim is no longer concerned when she sees rain in the forecast.
Shaun D. of Edwardsville, Illinois noticed that a couple of the walls in his home's basement were bowing and cracking. He did not want the problem to get any worse or cause any safety hazards, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Nolan M. assessed the situation and formulated the perfect solution. He decided that wall anchors would fix the homeowner's problems. Foreman Jeremy R. then headed to the home to get the job started. The steel wall anchors extend from the inside walls of the basement to the hard packed soil outside. The anchors stabilize the walls and prevent any further movement.
Shaun D. no longer has to worry about his home's walls bowing and cracking. He now has safe and stable basement walls.
Amy and Adam H. of Edwardsville, IL was having problems with water coming into her basement. Upon realizing the frustration and issues that a wet basement was causing after heavy rainfalls, she decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Thomas W. came 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 pjump. 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, Amy and Adam no longer fear rain in the forecast.
Janet and Alan K. of Edwardsville, IL noticed that the concrete slabs in the driveway of their home were sinking and settling unevenly. Over time, shifting and settling can occur naturally as the result of the weight of the concrete itself in addition to the weight of what the concrete is responsible for holding up, causing the slabs to sink. Aware of potential issues, such as tripping and the appearance of their home, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Philip H. 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, Janet and Alan are no longer concerned about the issues that the unlevel concrete was causing for themselves or their home.
Jean A. of Edwardsville, Illinois noticed that her home's basement was collecting water. She did not want to have to clean up a mess after every heavy rain shower, so she called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Joshua L. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install a TripleSafe sump pump and a Waterguard drainage system. Foreman William H. then traveled to the home to install the waterproofing products.
The Waterguard drainage system was placed above the footing of the basement. After installation, it was covered with concrete. The Waterguard collects and drains any water rising from the soil before it reaches the surface of the basement floor. The TripleSafe sump pump is made up of a primary, secondary, and battery powered pump. This ensures that if the first pump stops working or the power goes out, the basement still stays dry.
Jean A. no longer has to worry about a flooded basement every time it storms. She now has a dry and waterproof home.
Woods Basement Systems was contacted by a member of Esic Baptist Church in Edwardsville, Illinois due to having a severely cracking and separating sidewalk causing trip hazards for church-goers. Specialist Dave T. evaluated the unlevel concrete and determined the PolyLevel concrete leveling system would be the best solution. He also suggested using NexusPro, a silicone-based sealant for cracks.
Foreman Juan H. and his crew leveled the uneven areas of the sidewalk and filled the large cracks with the sealant. PolyLevel is a great solution to unlevel concrete as it has quick installation time and is usable within 15 minutes.
Members of the Esic Baptist Church family no longer have trip hazards and can now enjoy safe, even sidewalks.
Judith Ann D. of Edwardsville, IL noticed that the concrete outside of her home was cracking as the result of uneven concrete settlement. This can happen as the result of an accumulation of the weight of the concrete itself in addition to the weight of what the concrete is responsible for holding up. Unaware of the cause or what to do to fix it, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Nolan M. 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 into the concrete in 4 simple steps and is designed to lift the concrete back to its original position.
Since the installation of PolyLevel, Judith Ann longer has to be concerned about uneven concrete for his home or dangers such as tripping.
Radon is a dangerous gas that cannot be seen or smelled. Being exposed to it can cause serious health problems. That’s why it is important to have a system that can detect Radon and warn you if there are unsafe levels in your home. That’s why Elwood H called Woods Basement Systems, System Design Specialist Chris A recommended a Radon mitigation system to keep Elwood’s home safe.
Foreman Brett J installed the Radon Mitigation system. The system is made of PVC pipes and wraps around the house, it will remove Radon from the air and keep Elwood’s home safe.
Elwood H. of Edwardsville, IL completed a radon test for his home. After discovering that his home was above 4.0 picocuries per liter (pCi/L) which is very dangerous and could cause lung cancer, he gave Woods Basement Systems a call.
System design specialist Nolan M. came up with a design that assured the customer his home would be safe. Foreman, Brett J. installed the radon mitigation system in the home. Though radon is colorless, tasteless, and odorless it is still a very toxic and dangerous gas. What this system does is collect the toxic gas through a pipe and release it away from the home.
With the radon mitigation installation, Elwood knows his home is at a safe radon level below 4.0 pCi/L.
Vickie and Mark B. noticed that the concrete outside of their home was beginning to crack and settle unevely. Over time, this can occur as the result of the accumulated weight of the concrete in addition to the weight of what the concrete is holding up. Aware that the situation could become worse over time, in addition to the dangers of tripping, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free quote.
Systems Design Specialist Matthew S. evaluated the situation and determined that the proper solution would be to have foreman Juan H. install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that is simply installed in a 4-step process that is designed to lift the concrete back to its natural state.
Since the installation of PolyLevel, Vickie and Mark no longer have to worry about the issues that cracked and uneven concrete were causing for their home.
Janelle W. of Edwardsville, IL was having problems with water entering her basement after a heavy rainfall. Aware of the many potential problems this could cause her home over time, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems to receive a free quote in regards to fixing her wet basement.
Systems Design Specialist Brenton K. evaluated the situation and determined that the proper solution would be for foreman Greg H. to install WaterGuard. WaterGuard works to push water away from the home in addition to not allowing water to reach the surface.
Janelle W. no longer has to worry when heavy rainfall occurs, because she knows her basement will stay dry with WaterGuard.
Rick W. of Edwardsville, Illinois noticed that a wall in his house was bowing. In order to prevent further damage, he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Chris S. discussed the issue with the homeowner and decided the best solution would be to install PowerBraces and wall anchors. PowerBraces are steel beams that are fastened to the joists above the wall. The beams are adjustable and can be tightened to help straighten the wall. Wall anchors are also made of steel and extend from the inside of the home to the hard packed soil outside. Both stabilize and straighten the walls.
Rick W. no longer has to worry about his basement wall bowing and presenting any safety hazards. He now has a stable, straight, and safe basement wall.
When Impact Strategies noticed a problem in their buildings foundation, they knew that they need Woods Basements Systems to come and fix it immediately. System Design Specialist Paul B was able to create a plan to solve their problem.
Foreman Jose L installed a helical pile. A helical pile works by twisting into the ground down to a stable level of soil. It then acts as a brace and supports the structure that was sinking. It takes the weight off of the unstable soil and places it on the HelicalPile which is sitting in stable soil.
The first thought that Kim and Rick W had when they went downstairs was that cracks in the basement and bowing walls are not a good sign. With a call to Woods Basements Systems, Design Specialist Chris S was able to come up with a solution that would fix the problem while also keeping any problems from arising in the future.
Forman Jeremy R came to the house and installed PowerBraces and Geo-lock wall anchors. The Geo-Lock anchors keep walls from moving any more than they already have; they function by extending from the damaged wall into hard packed soil outside your home. The PowerBrace is similar to the wall anchor, except it is assembled inside your basement. The metal I-beams of the power brace attach your walls and keep them from moving or buckling. This stabilizes your walls and prevents future damage.
Edwardsville, Illinois resident Robert G. was troubled by water leaking into his basement. The water caused mold, created a musty environment, and risked damaging his valuables. System design specialist Kim W. designed a solution to restore the basement.
Foreman Melvin F. and his team installed WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system. WaterGuard 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 to the external discharge lines to provide an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
To further prevent mold growth, SaniDry was installed. SaniDry is an energy-efficient dehumidifier. It prevents mold and creates a more comfortable environment without hiking energy costs.
Robert is pleased with his dry basement and is relieved to know that it will stay dry and mold-free.
Jim H. of Edwardsville, IL had a sun room that was sinking and pulling away from the rest of the house. The floors of the sunroom were also sagging due to inadequate support. Jim was worried about what sort of damage could come to his sunroom if he left the problem any longer so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Matt Smith inspected the sunroom and recommended installing SmartJacks and helical piers.
Woods installed helical piers under the posts of the sunroom. Helical piers screw into stable soil conditions below the sun room. They are made of high-strength, galvanized steel and will stabilize the sun room to prevent further sinking of the sunroom. They also offer the opportunity to lift thesun room back towards level position.
To support the sagging floors, Woods installed SmartJacks under the sunroom floor beams. The SmartJacks are steel columns held in place by concrete footing that permanently stabilizes the floor beams. They are adjustable so that can lift and level the floors above.
Jim H. has peace of mind now that his sunroom is safe and secure.
Guy R. of Edwardsville, IL had severely bowing foundation walls in his basement. Long stair step and vertical cracks had formed along the bowing walls from the pressure. Guy was worried that his walls might collapse if he did nothing about them so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Jake Kline assessed his walls and found that the best solution for Guy’s problem would be PowerBraces.
Woods installed the PowerBraces along the bowing walls in the basement. PowerBraces are heavy-duty steal beams that are secured against the wall using steal brackets attached to the floor joists and concrete floors of the basement. The walls are stabilized and will not move any further in the future. They are also adjustable which gives the homeowner the opportunity to straighten the walls by tightening the PowerBraces during dry months. PowerBraces are also corrosion zinc-coated so they are protected from corrosion.
Guy R. has peace of mind knowing that his walls are stabilized and he doesn’t have to worry about his walls failing.
Jo H. of Edwardsville, IL had water leaking into her basement through the chimney that had been added on to her house. It was creating an unsightly mess in her basement and mold was starting to grow on the stone bricks of the chimney so Jo called Woods Basement Systems to see what could be done to fix her water problem. Basement Design Specialist Chris T. assessed the inside and outside of her basement and gave her the perfect solution.
Foreman Melvin F. installed CleanSpace Wall Systems over the wall the chimney was attached to. CleanSpace is a thick plastic vapor barrier that prevents water from entering into the basement through the wall and instead directs it down to the drainage system. WaterGuard was installed under the concrete floors against the chimney wall. It sits on top of the footing so it won’t get clogged with mud and collects water leaking in from the walls and floors of the basement. It drains the water away to the sump pump.
The TripleSafe sump pump system was installed as well. It has three pumps: a primary pump, a secondary pump and a battery back up pump. Should the primary pump fail or be unable to keep up with the rising waters, the secondary pump will take over and if there’s a power outage, the battery back up pump will ensure water is still being pumped out of the basement. The water is pumped through the discharge lines and into the yard. On the discharge lines, IceGuards were installed. IceGuards provide an alternative escape route through it’s slotted holes if the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
Jo H. is glad she no longer has to worry about water coming in through her chimney and can enjoy her basement again.
Ken W. of Edwardsville, IL had water intruding in his basement each time there was a heavy rain. He was tired of dealing with the leaks so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Jacob K. inspected his basement and found the exact solution to Ken's water problem.
WaterGuard was installed in the concrete of the floor to catch any unwanted water and guide it to the sump pump. TripleSafe sump pump was installed to pump the unwanted water out through the discharge line and into the yard to drain. The Triplesafe is made up of a primary pump, secondary pump and has a back-battery pump that will get rid of the water even if the power has gone out. IceGuards were installed on the outside of the home to keep water from back back into the home if the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
The SaniDry dehumidifier was installed to remove any moisture from the air and prevent mold growth as well as the musty smell that comes with it.
Ken is glad that he no longer has to clean up a mess every time it rains and his basement is liveable again.
Daniel H. is from Edwardsville, Illinois was worried about the cracks on the pathway of her home. In order to solve this problem, she called our team and got an appointment. Our professional system designers suggested to use PolyLevel as the best solution based on the experience.
PolyLevel was installed by Poly Crew. It is the most durable system because PolyLevel is stronger than concrete. Now, Daniel is living in her home whose pathway looks more comfortable and beautiful.
A homeowner in Edwardsville, IL had water leaking into their basement. The water took forever to dry up because it did not have a proper drainage system. Woods Basement Systems was able to install a system to effectively drain all water out of the 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.
Philip and Helen H. of Edwardsville, IL had water leaking into their basement. The water did not have an escape route and would puddle in the basement. Woods Basement Systems had a product to fix the leaky 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.
Kevin K. from Edwardsville, Illinois was worried about the cracks on the pathway near to his swmming pool. In order to solve this problem, he called our team and got an appointment. Based on this specific swimming pool project, our system specialist Poly C. designed a solution with Poly Level.
Poly Level is a great solution for the cracks on your pathway. Thus, there is no risk for Kevin' swimming pool anymore and he is living in a more comfortable home now.
Stephanie V. of Edwardsville, IL had water leaking into the basement of her home. The basement was used for storage of personal belongings and more living space. Stephanie was worried about the damages the water could cause if it was not draining properly. Woods Basement Systems was able to provide an effective drainage system.
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.
Kevin K. from Edwardsville, Illinois. He had a nice swimming pool which unfortunately having some cracks next to it. Because he was worried about these cracks, he diceded to call our team to get an appointment. Based on the past experience, our system specialist Poly C. designed a great solution for Kevin with Poly Level. Poly Level is designed to repair that cracks and give more comfortable look to the house. Now, by the means of Poly Level, Kevin is so happy with his swimming pool and it's new better look.
Kathy and Tim C. from Edwardsville, Illinois called the Woods team one day to schedule an appointment because they were worried about the cracks in their walls.
System design specialist Todd W. designed a solution to restore Kathy and Tim's home. This design included Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in order to correct the bowing walls. Geo-Lock is a system enabling the basement walls to stay straight as a good support for the foundation. Secondly, PolyLevel system was installed. This is a system which lifted the concrete and allowed more comfortable floor.
Now, Kathy and Tim are living in their home whose basement is safer by Geo-Lock and PolyLevel.
Rick F. of Edwardsville, IL noticed water leaking through the cracks in his basement walls. He also noticed three of the walls seemed to be bowing inward. He contacted Woods Basement Systems for an evaluation.
Specialist Kevin E. determined that the three walls needed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to permanently stabilize them. He also suggested Rick have a waterproofing system installed to prevent future water damage.
Foreman Todd W. and his crew installed 21 wall anchors on three walls in Rick's basement. Then, Foreman Greg H. and crew installed the waterproofing system consisting of the TripleSafe Sump Pump, WaterGuard, and IceGuard. These products all work together to ensure any leaking water is directed to the WaterGuard, to the sump pump, and out of the home; and the IceGuard protects the home from back-up due to frozen or clogged discharge lines.
Now Rick can rest assured his basement walls are stable and his home is protected from future water leaks.
Sydney O., Edwardsville, Illinois resident, was troubled by water leaking into her basement where the floor meets the wall. She stored many valuables in her basement, and the water risked damaging her belongings.
TJ J., system design specialist, designed a solution to keep her basement dry. WaterGuard was installed by foreman Jaylon O. WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, collects and guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system and away from the basement. IceGuard was installed to provide an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines would become frozen during the cold Winter.
Sydney is thrilled to know her valuables are safe. Her basement will stay dry and free of that musty smell.
Albert B. in Edwardsville, IL was having climate control issues in his crawlspace. Albert wanted to reduce his energy bills by sealing off his crawlspace. Woods Basement Systems was able to provide products the help Albert with his problem.
Woods installed CleanSpace to seal off the crawlspace from outside moisture. This would reduce the risk of mold and rotting wood by eliminating the amount of moisture in the crawlspace. A drainage matt was installed under the CleanSpace to drain away any unwanted water that may be standing in the crawlspace. Vent covers were also installed for additional sealing. Vent covers are fit to the vents of the home to create an air tight seal that prevents moisture from seep through.
SilverGlo Insulated Panels were installed to provide additional insulation for the space. These panels help control the environment of the space and helped lower Albert's energy bills.
Luella F. of Edwardsville, Illinois was distraught about her bowing basement walls. Due to high water pressure in the soil, the foundation became compromised. System design specialist Warren S. designed a solution to support the home.
Todd W., foreman, and his team installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Geo-Lock will stabilize the foundation and straighten the walls over time. Because Geo-Lock is a permanent solution, Luella will not have to worry about her foundation collapsing.
Bill's Edwardsville, IL home had a crawl space that was in some serious need of renovation. His dirt crawl space had no separation from the outside, leaving it vulnerable to animals, water, and potentially mold. With an unprotected crawl space, nasty odors from the space can sift into the house.
Bill contacted Woods Basement Systems for a CleanSpace encapsulation system to separate the crawl space from the outside and installed a SmartSump to keep it dry.
Robert of Edwardsville, IL grew concerned when he found out he had high levels of Radon seeping into his home from his basement. Wanting something to be done, he contacted Woods Basement Systems, Inc., and the company sent their System Design Specialist, David, to Robert's home to figure out what needed to be done.
David believed Robert needed not only a new sump cover but also a radon mitigation system to help eliminate the high levels of radon in his basement. Robert agreed with David's diagnosis and scheduled an appointment for Woods Basement Systems, Inc. to send someone to install everything.
Within two weeks, Woods Basement Systems, Inc. sent their Dr. Energy Saver foreman, Mike, to Robert's house in Edwardsville, and he and his crew replaced the sump cover as well as installed PVC piping along the basement wall of Robert's utility closet. The piping led from the basement to the garage, and it followed up to the attic where Mike placed a radon mitigation fan to release the radon into the atmosphere through the exhaust he installed on the roof. Once everything was completed, Mike suggested to Robert to contact the company for someone to stop by within the next thirty days to perform a retest in order to make sure the mitigation system was working properly.
After Mike and his crew left, Robert was satisfied with the work that was performed and felt at ease now that he didn't have to worry about the radon within his home anymore.
This business was noticing cracks in their foundation at their office in Edwardsville. These cracks didn't look well to the owners and to their customers. They decided to give Woods Basement System a call and see what their options could be for repair. The System Design Specialist that came and gave them their free estimate explained that their building was starting to settle and that was why cracks were forming. Push Piers would be able to lift the foundation back up to it's original position so additional cracks would not form and would restore their property value. The business thought this was their best option and decided to go for it.
A Litchfield, IL resident had been living in his home for 27 years and had noticed some small cracks in his drywall for a long time. He finally called Woods Basement Systems when the cracks became larger and the floors were no longer level.
The foundation of his home had settled and caused cracking in the drywall, specifically in the hallway and kitchen. Woods installed a SmartJack System in the crawl space in order to stabilize the sagging floor joists. The high-strength steel components lifted the home back toward its original position and leveled the floors throughout the home.
The resident was very happy with the quick installation and effectiveness of the product. He said he highly recommends Woods due to their excellent quality and customer service.
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