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WaterGuard Interior System
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

 

Crawl Space Repair
CleanSpace Encapsulation
Turtl Access Hatch
Everlast Crawl Space Doors
SaniDry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SilverGlo Wall Insulation
TerraBlock Floor Insulation
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
Insulated Wall Panels
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles
ThermalDry Floor Tiles
Millcreek Faux Wood Flooring
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window

 

Radon Mitigation
Radon Testing
Radon Detection
Radon Abatement
Radon Mitigation System
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Bowing Walls in Germantown, IL

Bowing Walls in Germantown, IL

Before After
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This Germantown, Illinois basement had two cracks in the basement caused from bowing walls. Woods Basement Systems straightened the walls with wall anchors and sealed the cracks.

WaterGuard Keeps Basement Dry in Germantown, IL

WaterGuard Keeps Basement Dry in Germantown, IL

Before After
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Germantown, Illinois homeowner Marvin was worried about water in his basement. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call. System Design Specialist Sam W. determined the perfect solution for Marvin was the WaterGuard system. 

Foreman Jose L. and his crew installed the Waterguard system for Marvin. A partial WaterGuard on the problem walls was the perfect solution because unlike other drainage systems, WaterGuard will never clog. It is specially designed with holes in the back to receive water from beneath, behind, and down the walls as it leaks through the gaps made when the foundation is originally poured. 

WaterGuard collects the water and redirects it to the sump pump, where it is pumped away from the home, ending the cycle. 

With a partial WaterGuard, we can come back anytime and install the remaining perimeter, if needed. 

Marvin can now rest assured his family's belongings are safe an dry in his basement. 

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Dan is very good at his job, and he answered all my questions!
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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, Radon Mitigation, 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!

Germantown’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 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!

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

Fast and Effective Concrete Lifting and Leveling

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

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

Crawl Space Repair Services in Germantown

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.

Radon Mitigation To Give You Peace of Mind

Another service that we provide is Radon Mitigation. In case you are unaware, radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that has become the second-leading cause of lung cancer. The worst part about radon is that it cannot be smelled, tasted, touched or heard. The only way to even know if your home may be afflicted by radon is to allow a certified professional to run a test in your home. If you want to know more information about Radon Mitigation and ensure peace of mind and protection for you and your family give us a call today at 1-844-204-8198.

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 useable 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 Germantown, IL
WaterGuard Installed in Germantown, IL Basement

Marvin, a homeowner in Germantown, IL, noticed his basement had water around the perimeter. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call. System Design Specialist Sam W. developed the perfect plan for Marvin. 

Foreman Jose L. and his crew installed a partial WaterGuard System in the problem areas of Marvin's basement. 

WaterGuard is specially designed to be unlike other basement drainage systems. It allows only water to enter, from beneath it, behind it, and from down the walls. This water is then redirected to a sump pump so it can be moved outside and away from the home. 

Marvin can now store his family's belongings in his basement without worry of ruining them. 

PowerBrace Fixes Bowing Basement Walls in Germantown, IL

John A. of Germantown, IL discovered the walls of his basement were bowing inward so he gave Woods Basement System a call. 

Our system design specialist, Peter N. did a home inspection and created a design that would resolve the issue. Foreman, Bradly P. did a PowerBrace Wall Repair System Installation This system stops any further damage from happening and potentially straightens the wall over time. The PowerBrace consists of steel I-beams that are secured to the joists above the wall with steel brackets. No exterior work must be done and there is minimal disruption to the basement space. 

John A. could not be happier knowing that his home is safe and stable. 

Cracked Concrete Fixed With PolyLevel In Germantown, IL

Charles and Diane A. of Germantown, IL noticed that the concrete in the driveway of their home were cracking, likely as the result of uneven concrete settlement. This can occur naturally throughout time as the result of the accumulation of the weight of the concrete over time in addition to the actual weight of what the concrete is holding up. This settling does not always occur evenly. They realized potential issues this could cause for the home over time, in addition to the realization of potential tripping. They decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate about fixing the issue.

Systems Design Specialist Matthew S. visited the home  and determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Andrew T. install PolyLevel, 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, Charles and Diane are very happy that they no longer have to worry about the issues that uneven concrete settlement was causing.

Radon Mitigation System Installed in Germantown, Illinois

Germantown, Illinois homeowners Shane and Ashley S. were troubled when they discovered high levels of radon in their home. Radon is a naturally occuring gas found in the soil, but it is detrimental to our health. System Design Specialist Matthew S. designed a solution.

Foreman Greg J. installed a radon mitigation system. This system lowers the levels of radon in the home. Shane and Ashley are pleased to know their home is now safe from radon.

WaterGuard Installed in Germantown, IL

Michael K. of Germantown, IL had water leaking into his basement. The water did not have a drainage system to evacuate the water. Woods Basement Systems had the products Michael needed to provide the drainage system needed.

Woods installed WaterGuard to help drain water out of the basement. WaterGuard is installed against the wall in the concrete of the floor. The water will flow into the WaterGuard, allowing the piping to lead the water out of the basement.

A 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. 

Wall Anchors Installed in Germantown, IL

Bob K. of Germantown, IL had a failing foundation. This was causing damages to his home that would soon become permanent if the support was not fixed. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect product to help.

Woods installed GeoLock wall anchors to fix the support of the home. The anchors would support the structure until it is torn down because it is anchored past the active zone of the yard. The anchors are attached to the wall and extend into the yard. Anchoring past the active zone is important to keeping the house stable and the solution being long term. 

Work Requests From Germantown, IL
Brenda St in Germantown
Sinking concrete and cracked concrete patio.
Woodlane Road in Germantown
Basement Leaks due to cracks by the basement windows and minor cracks in the walls. Possibly add French style drainage on outside of basement in the ground
East Park Rd in Germantown
Basement wall leaking