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Lisa B. of Imperial, MO had a retaining wall between her yard and her neighbor’s property that was cracking and tilting. She was worried in might turn into an even bigger problem so she called Woods Basement Systems. Woods recommended installing Geo-Lock Wall Anchors.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed along the retaining wall, as shown in the picture, to counteract the pressure on the outside of the wall that was causing it to fail. They permanently stabilize the wall in place and can also straighten the wall, in most cases, by fighting the anchors during dry periods.
Joe R. of Imperial, Missouri was concerned about the vertical, expanding cracks in his foundation wall. He attempted to fill in the cracks with an epoxi-injection, but the wall continued to move. Woods Basement Systems installed the PowerBrace Wall Repair System in the customer's home and now the wall is permanently stabilized.
Walls can shift and bow over time. That’s why Steve T called Woods Basement Systems when he noticed his basement walls were bowing. System Design Specialist Jeremy R was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Jeremy R installed a GeoLock Wall Anchor, shown above, in Steve’s basement. The first part of the system attaches to the wall and the second attaches to stable soil away from the house. This will pull the walls back to where they are supposed to be.
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If you have a musty smell in your basement, walls that feel damp, or a basement that floods when there is heavy rain you are in the right place! Woods Basement Systems, Inc. has over 30 years of basement waterproofing experience when it comes to taking a wet basement and transforming it into the space of your dreams. Our goal is to identify the problem and formulate a custom solution that is right for your home, all for an affordable price. Each one of our certified basement waterproofing technicians will stand behind their work and they only use proven and warrantied products that we will customize to fit your home. Only trust the areas leading basement waterproofing company to ensure the absolute best for your home.
The foundation is arguably the most important aspect of your home. Without the strong base that the foundation provides the rest of your home is very susceptible to further problems down the line. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. is a trusted Foundation Supportworks dealer meaning we have the know-how and experience to tackle and resolve all types of foundation repair issues in the most effective way possible. We can provide your home with products available nowhere else, and all of our foundation repair crew members are fully trained. When you match incredible products with experienced professionals the results of our foundation repair work is ensured to be great! If your foundations is cracked, buckling, or has other signs of damage call us today to schedule a FREE foundation repair quote!
The major flaw of concrete is that the ground that it was poured on top of will inevitably shift and sink over time. In the states of Illinois and Missouri sinking concrete is all too common which is why our company has gone to great lengths to develop fast and effective concrete lifting and leveling solutions. PolyLevel® is a revolutionary product that is minimally invasive and not only lifts and levels concrete but also stabilizes it. The concrete lifting and leveling process begins with a few small holes drilled in the slab, then the PolyLevel® polymer is poured into the holes. After only about 15 minutes the polymer is dry and the concrete is ready to be walked and even driven on. This concrete lifting and leveling technique is faster, less disruptive and arguably more effective than mud jacking which is the procedure PolyLevel® replaces. To removed tripping hazards, stabilize concrete, and lift it back to a level height nothing is faster or more effective than PolyLevel®. To schedule a FREE concrete lifting and leveling estimate contact us today!
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At Woods Basement Systems, Inc. we have just as much skill and knowledge when it comes to Crawl Space Repair, crawl space encapsulation and general crawl space needs. Regardless of what your problem may be, we have the products and expertise to confidently handle any crawl space problem that you may be faced with. The crawl space is a relatively unknown part of the home but like any other part, it serves a specific function. Through our knowledge and experience we can help solve existing crawl space issues and in some cases even prevent them before they start. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. offers complete crawl space repair and encapsulation services using the CleanSpace system. By installing a crawl space vapor barrier and additional products like thermal insulation, dehumidifiers, or drainage matting if need be, you can create a fully enclosed, arid crawl space that won't allow for any moisture to enter. If your crawl space has rotted or has sagging support joists, we can also assist by installing our galvanized steel crawl space support jacks. Your crawl space bears the weight of the floors above, so having stable supports is crucial!
A home is one of the biggest investments you will make in your lifetime, why let water enter and damage your home? Unsure if you need to waterproof your home? Spring and summer are the best times of the year to find out. Check for signs of water after a heavy rain or storm. Angela P. a homeowner in Imperial, did exactly that. She recently noticed the water entering her basement where the floor meets the wall. After noticing the water she also began seeing cracks in and around her home, showing signs of foundation settlement. Concerned, she decided to call Woods Basement Systems to find a solution to her foundation and waterproofing problems.
Angela decided to waterproof her basement first before fixing her foundation settlement problem. So we sent our foreman Brett Jones and his team out to the home to install a solution to waterproof her basement. They installed our patented interior drainage system, WaterGuard. WaterGuard is installed around the perimeter of the basement, catching any water entering the space before reaching the floor and items stored in the room. Now, Angela has peace of mind knowing that her home and items are protected from rainwater in her home.
Patricia A is worried about a crack in her foundation wall. It has been sealed before, but the wall cracks right through it and is getting wider. The walls are also beginning to bow in. She is worried that her foundation will fail.
Brad P and his crew installed the PowerBrace System to the foundation walls to support them. These will permanently stabilize the foundation and repair the cracks. These will also bring the foundation back to its original position, and keep it there. Patricia can now rest assured knowing her foundation is supported and will not fail!
This Imperial, Missouri basement remained unfinished and was primarily used for storage until Spring 2020. The homeowners worked with our Total Basement Finishing Design Specialist, Frank Unger, to layout an all-new floorplan for the basement. And that's when the transformation began.
These homeowners had already put down their own flooring, but wanted to have the walls done as well. Our specialist knew wood studs, fiberglass insulation, and drywall can spell disaster in the event of a leak or high humidity. So, Woods Basement Systems framed the basement with metal studs and finished the walls with the inorganic EverLast Basement Wall Panels, made from 2 1/2-inch thick rigid foam insulation with 1/2-inch thick cement board cladding. The cement board is finished with an off-white vinyl surface treatment.
What was once a cold, bare, and dark unfinished basement used only for storage is now a beautifully-finished, warm, and bright basement playroom and sewing room. What a transformation!
Homeowner Chad S. of Imperial, Missouri was having foundation issues in his home. He was discovering new cracks forming monthly, growing larger each day. He decided it was time to call Woods Basement Systems to have them install a solution for his problem. Our team installed PushPiers underneath the footing of the home, lifting the foundation.
Imperial, Missouri homeowner Margaret V. was sick and tired of dealing with water in her basement. Anytime it rained heavily, water would stream down the walls and pool on the floor, requiring constant cleanup. All of this moisture made it nearly impossible to make effective use of the space, and Margaret was ready to have the problem dealt with.
In order to waterproof the basement, a Woods Basement Systems team installed a WaterGuard drainage system. These gutter-like drains are placed underneath the floor at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all water and prevent it from reaching the space. Margaret's basement is now totally water-free and she couldn't be happier!
Imperial, Missouri homeowner Julie E. called Woods Basement Systems because she wanted her front walkway repaired. Over the years, it had become badly cracked and sunken in several places, making it an unsafe eyesore. In order to repair the walkway, a Woods team injected PolyLevel, an expanding composite foam, underneath the sunken slabs. Thanks to the quick-drying properties of PolyLevel, the walkway was ready to be walked on in under 30 minutes!
Imperial, MO homeowners Margaret and James V. were alarmed to see signs of foundation damage in their basement walls. They contacted Woods Basement Systems as soon as possible and received a free estimate on a long-lasting repair option courtesy of System Design Specialist Pete L.
Foreman Jeremy R. and his team installed Geo-Lock wall anchors to brace the damaged walls. Geo-Lock uses a galvanized steel rod and heavy-duty steel plate to reinforce and even straighten the wall over time for foundation protection that lasts.
Now Margaret and James can rest easy knowing Geo-Lock is working to protect them and their home!
Imperial, Missouri homeowner Regina noted her basement walls were beginning to look different. She gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Nolan determined the problem and developed a plan for her.
Foreman Greg and his crew installed the PowerBraces for Regina. The PowerBraces are steel I-Beams that are installed in basement. The go along the walls and are anchored in the floor and on the rim joist. They give the wall the additional support it needs to fight against the pressures of the dirt and soil around the basement.
Regina no longer worries about her basement and can enjoy the area again.
David H. of Imperial, Missouri needed some preventative waterproofing work done to his basement, so he called Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Adam R. recommended installing a Twin Pack sump pump, WaterGuard, and IceGuard.
Foreman, Melvin F. installed the products. The Twin Pack sump pump has two stainless steel pumps that work to help protect your home against leaks and floods. WaterGuard is installed around the perimeter of a basement floor and it is used to collect water that seeps through basement walls. It then takes that 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 water to expel from the guards in case the pipes freeze up or clog.
Now David H. has a safe, dry basement.
Imperial, Missouri homeowner Jerry had a retaining wall in his back yard that was falling out. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Brenton came out and developed a plan for them.
Foreman Jeremy and his crew were able to install Geo-Lock Wall Anchors in order to pull the wall back to its original position and begin the fixing the area. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors are steel rods that use the resistance of the solid earth to resist against changing soil.
Jerry now has a wall he no longer has to worry about all the time.
Nick of Imperial, Missouri wanted to do some preventative waterproofing work in his basement, so he decided to call woods basement systems. Systems design specialist, Pete L., found the best solution and recommended installing a twin pack sump pump and a WaterGuard system.
Foreman, Juan H., worked to install the products. The twin pack sump pump has two pumps included, placed on two levels to prevent flooding and to better keep your basement dry even in severe weather. The WaterGuard works to guide water that seeps through basement walls to the sump pump in order for it to be removed from the home.
Now, Nick M. will have a dry basement, no matter what the weather.
Homeowner Jerry B. was distraught to see his basement walls bending inwards with cracks appearing on it. He called Woods Basement Systems for help, and he met with System Design Specialist Brenton K., who helped Jerry by assessing the situation and recommending the ideal solution for the task at hand.
Foreman Jeremy R. and his team installed Geo-Lock to brace and potentially straighten the bending walls. Geo-Lock uses a galvanized steel rod and heavy-dudty steel plates to reinforce bowing walls with minimal disruption to the home or yard. Thanks to Geo-Lock, Jerry can take pride in knowing he chose the ideal solution for his foundation repair needs.
Steve T. of Imperial, Missouri noticed that a couple of his home's basement walls were bowing and cracking. He did not want the problem get worse or cause safety concerns, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Jeremy R. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install wall anchors. Foreman Jeremy R. then headed to the home to get the job started.
Wall anchors extend from the inside walls of the basement to the hard packed soil outside. The steel anchors help stabilize and prevent further movement of the walls.
Steve T. now has stable and safe basement walls. He no longer has to worry about his home's walls bowing or cracking.
Stephanie K. of Imperial, MO became concerned about the stability of her home when she discovered her basement walls were beginning to bow inward so she gave Woods Basement System a call.
Our system design specialist, Matthew S. did a thorough home inspection and created a design that would ensure the homeowner stability in their home. Foreman, Jeremy R. traveled to Imperial, MO and did a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor installation. This system is the best solution for permanent stability. The wall anchors are made of galvanized steel to prevent further inward movement from happening. The Geo-Lock Wall Anchor system even attempts to straighten the walls over time.
Stephanie K. is happy to know that her home is now stable.
Arthur M. of Imperial, Missouri noticed that water was entering his home's basement every time it stormed. He did not want to have to worry about cleaning up a mess, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Chris A. assessed the situation and decided that the installation of a Twin Pack sump pump and a Waterguard drainage system would fix the homeowner's problems. Foreman Mason S. then headed to the home to get the job started.
The Waterguard drainage system was installed above the footing of the basement. It collects and drains any water rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement. The Twin pack sump pump then removes water from the home through a discharge line. It is equipped with both a primary and secondary pump.
Arthur M. no longer has to worry about his home's basement flooding. He now has a dry and waterproof basement.
When homeowner, Gary R. of Imperial, MO discovered the walls of his basement were bowing inward, he gave Woods Basement Systems a call. Our system design specialist, Peter N. then did a thorough home inspection and created a design that would bring this home back to safety and stability.
Foreman, Jeremy R. traveled to Imperial, MO to do a PowerBrace Wall Repair system installation on the home. The cause of the walls bowing inward is likely due to the intense pressure that the soil around the home is causing. The PowerBrace consists of steel I-beams that prevents further damage from happening and potentially straightens the walls over time. The steel I-beams are secured to the wall above the joists with steel brackets.
Gary R. could not be happier knowing that the PowerBrace Wall Repair system has given his house safety and stability.
Sarah C. from Imperial, MO was having problems with a wet basement after heavy rainfalls. Upon realizing the frustration and issues that a wet basement was causing, she decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Jake S. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Bradly P. 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, Sarah is no longer concerned when she sees rain in the forecast.
Sarah C. of Imperial, MO was having problems with water coming into her basement. Upon realizing the frustration and issues that a wet basement was causing after heavy rainfalls, they decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Jake S. 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. 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, Sarah no longer fears rain in the forecast.
Walls can shift and bow over time. That’s why Steve T called Woods Basement Systems when he noticed his basement walls were bowing. System Design Specialist Jeremy R was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Jeremy R installed a GeoLock Wall Anchor in Steve’s basement. The first part of the system attaches to the wall and the second attaches to stable soil away from the house. This will pull the walls back to where they are supposed to be.
Jodee and Shon L. of Imperial, MO were having problems with the concrete in the walkway leading to their home sinking and settling unevenly. This can happen naturally over time as the result of the weight of the concrete itself in addition to the weight what the concrete is responsible for holding up. Aware of potential dangers such as falling, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free quote.
Upon the inspection of Systems Design Specialist Cory S., it was determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Juan H. to install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that is installed in 4 simple steps and is designed to lift the concrete back to its original position.
Jodee and Shon are very pleased that their home is no longer at risk for falling thanks to the installation of PolyLevel.
The retaining wall between Lisa B.’s yard in Imperial, MO and her neighbor’s property was cracking and tilting. Lisa was worried the wall might fail and she and her neighbor would have a massive problem on their hands so she called Woods Basement Systems to see what could be done. Design Specialist Brandon B. inspected the wall and recommended Geo-Lock Wall Anchors.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed along the retaining wall. Galvanized steel anchor rods were driven through the wall and connected to earth anchors that were embedded in more stable soil in the yard. The anchor rods were connected to wall plates on the inside of the wall and tightened to permanently stabilize the wall in place. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors can also straighten walls over time by tightening the anchor rods during dry periods.
Lisa B. has peace of mind knowing that the retaining wall is safe and secure and she no longer has to worry about it failing.
Chris T. of Imperial, MO had water leaking into his basement. Chris could no longer store his belongings in the basement because of the water. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect product to evacuate the water.
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.
Theresa C. of Imperial, Missouri was troubled by her uneven, cracked driveway. As the soil settled, the concrete settled with it and became uneven and cracked. System design specialist David D. designed a solution to restore the driveway.
Foreman Andrew T. installed PolyLEVEL. PolyLEVEL is a foam that lifts and aligns settling concrete. PolyLEVEL does not interact with the soil, so it is a long lasting solution. Theresa is pleased to have a beautiful, safe driveway.
Marjorie K. of Imperial, Missouri was troubled by water leaking into her basement where the floor meets the wall. The water caused mold and risked damaging her valuables.
System design specialist Brenton K. designed a solution to keep the basement dry. Foreman Ryan L. and his team installed WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system. WaterGuard guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with three pumps to ensure Marjorie's basement stays dray.