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Woods Basement Systems, Inc. are your local experts in radon mitigation and testing in Michael, IL and the surrounding area. Radon is harmful, dangerous gas and it is a problem that must be solved quickly and it must be done well. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. can give your home a state-of-the-art mitigation system that will be long lasting and keep your home free of radon. In addition, we also provide other services such as wet basement repair, foundation repair, sump pump installation and repair, and so much more!
Woods Basement Systems, Inc. has been in the basement repair business since 1986, so you know when you choose Woods Basement Systems, Inc. that you can trust us with the safety of your family. Our expert technicians use only high quality products form the best manufacturers in the business to ensure that your mitigation system is durable and reliable. We want to work with you every step of the way so that you are aware of what is happening and so that you can feel safe in your home again.
If you want to get your home tested for radon gas in Michael, IL, then call Woods Basement Systems, Inc. today to get your free estimate!
Mt. Vernon, Illinois homeowner Michael P. was concerned about the state of his basement walls. Over the years, pressure from the surrounding soil had caused them to be riddled with large cracks and several had even begun to bow inward. Michael worried that, if left unchecked, this damage might eventually lead to a total wall collapse.
In order to reinforce the damaged walls, a Woods Basement Systems team installed several GeoLock wall supports. These work by connecting heavy anchors buried deep in the firm soil far from the home to steel plates affixed to the interior surface of the damaged walls, effectively pulling them outward and straightening them over time.
Struggling to maintain a safe and dry crawl space, Michael from O'Fallon, Illinois reached out to Woods Basement System to find a solution that would protect his troubled crawl space. Woods' system design specialist, Blake R., looked over the area and gave the recommendation of installing a CleanSpace encapsulation system to seal and protect the susceptible crawl space from harm completely.
Head foreman, Jesse C., installed the new CleanSpace vapor barrier system onto the walls and floor of the crawl space. CleanSpace is made out of inorganic materials to prevent mold growth and to block out pesky outer elements like water, critters, and debris. With the help of CleanSpace, this crawl space will be safe, clean, and protected for many more years to come.
Homeowner Claudia of Innsbrook, Missouri was having moisture issues in her finished basement. She noticed that water was coming from behind a section of drywall and pooling on the floor. Because she was worried about the damage that this water might cause, Claudia called Woods Basement Systems.
In order to waterproof the space, foreman Michael and his team had to first cut away the bottom portion of the wet drywall to get to the source of the water. After this, they installed a WaterGuard drainage system under the floor at the base of the leaking foundation wall to catch water and prevent it from making it onto the floor. Claudia could have avoided costly repairs and extra work had she waterproofed BEFORE finishing her basement!
Creve Coeur, Missouri homeowner Michael L. had been having issues with water leaking into his basement through a crack in the wall for several years. Anytime it rained, a stream of water would run onto the floor from the base of the wall. Because he was interested in selling his home, he needed the problem solved, and he called Woods Basement Systems.
Foreman Kevin J. and his team began their work by installing WaterGuard, a drainage system that sits under the floor at the base of the wall and collects any and all water that makes it into the basement. Next, they installed a TripleSafe sump pump. Equipped with three independendently operating pumps, one of which is a battery-operated backup, it can handle over 20,000 gallons of water per hour. The last improvement, IceGuard, was installed outside on the discharge line to prevent any freezing issues. Michael's basement is now as totally dry!
Gene of Wildwood, Missouri had water leaking in to her basement during heavy rains, so she decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Michael H. recommended installing CleanSpace and WaterGuard.
Foreman, Juan H. installed the products. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier that is made of inorganic materials, so it does not support mold growth. It is used to collect water that seeps through basement walls and sends it to the WaterGuard. WaterGuard is installed in the basement floor below CleanSpace the catch the water it collects and guides it to the sump pump to be removed from the home.
Now Gene S. has a dry, safe basement.
Swansea, Illinois homeowner Michael had two crawl spaces on his home and both were experiencing moisture problems. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist John S. developed a plan for him.
Foreman James L. and his crew installed a system, including CleanSpace with drainage matting, a SmartPump, Rim Joist spray foam, and Vent Covers, to solve the problem.
CleanSpace is a top product for reducing crawl space moisture. It is an anti-microbial vapor barrier that covers the floor and walls of the crawl space. It stops the water vapor coming through the dirt and porous walls from getting into the crawl space sir. With drainage matting, the vapor collected will be directed to the SmartPump sump pump, instead of pooling under the barrier.
The SmartPump will be sure that any water that gets into the crawl space is redirected a safe distance away from the home to cause no more problems.
The Vent Covers seal off the crawl space from the elements and critters, creating its own environment instead of being in tune with the outdoors.
Michael can now use his crawl spaces for storage, have cleaner air in his home, and not be afraid to get work done in the space.
Michael in Quilin, MO was concerned about uneven concrete slabs on his property that created a dangerous trip hazard, so he called Wodos Basement Systems for guidance on how to take care of the problem. He met with Design Specialist David F., who inspected the problematic area and recommended an innovative solution to address it.
Foreman David G. and his team installed PolyLevel to repair the uneven slabs. PolyLevel is an advanced polymer solution designed to provide instant, reliable concrete support without the hassle or invasiveness of jacking. Michael now has the peace of mind he deserves knowing the trip hazard is no longer an issue.
Carol B. in O'Fallon, IL was distraught seeing unexpected leaks and moisture accumulating in her crawlspace. She called Woods Basement Systems and met with System Design Specialist Colin M. who inspected the home and recommended a custom-fit solution to take care of Carol's waterproofing needs.
Foreman Michael P. and his team installed a joint solution using a SmartSump sump pump and a SaniDry air filtration system to keep the crawlspace as dry as possible. SmartSump is engineered specifically for crawlspace and uses a cast-iron Zoeller pump and works well with CleanSpace vapor barriers. SaniDry provides powerful air filtration and dehumidification, removing up to 100 pints of water per day out of the air for maximum dryness. Carol can take pride in knowing her crawlspace will be clean and moisture-free well into the future.
O'Fallon, IL homeowner Carol B. wanted to seal water out of her crawlspace, so she called Woods Basement Systems for assistance. Design Specialist Colin M. inspected the area and recommended an effective, long-lasting solution.
Foreman Michael P. and his team installed CleanSpace in the crawlspace to protect it from the elements. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier that protects crawlspaces from moisture, mildew, and mold. Carol can rest easy knowing her crawlspace will be clean, dry, and energy-efficient thanks to CleanSpace.
Jeff B. of Shrewsbury, Missouri noticed that water was entering his home's basement every time it stormed. He did not want to have to worry about dealing with a flooded basement, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Michael T. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install a Waterguard drainage system and a TripleSafe sump pump. Foreman Mason S. then traveled 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 TripleSafe sump pump then removes the water from the home through a discharge line. The TripleSafe is equipped with a primary, secondary, and battery powered pump that keeps the basement water-free.
Jeff B. now has a waterproof and dry basement. He no longer has to worry about his home's basement flooding.
Kathy M. of Affton, Missouri noticed that her home's basement was collecting water after heavy rain showers. She did not want to worry about having to clean up a mess every time it stormed, so she called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Michael T. assessed the situation and decided the best option was to install a Waterguard drainage system and a TripleSafe sump pump. Foreman Mason S. then traveled 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 coming up from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement. The TripleSafe sump pump is equipped with a primary, secondary, and battery powered pump. These pumps remove water from the home no matter what may happen.
Kathy M. no longer has to worry about discovering a flooded basement. She now has a dry and waterproof basement.
Jeff B. from Shrewsbury, MO was having problems with water coming into his basement when a heavy rainfall would occur. Frustrated with the situation, and realizing that more serious issues could occur, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate on fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Michael T. evaluated the situation and determined that appropriate solution would be to have foreman Juan H. 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, Jeff no longer has to worry when rain is in the forecast.
Gina D. from Pickneyville, IL was having problems with water coming into her basement after heavy rainfalls. Upon realizing the frustration and issues that a wet basement was causing for herself and her home, she decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free quote about fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Michael T. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Greg H. waterproof the basement. He did so by installing WaterGuard, IceGuard and Triple Safe sump pump. All of these products work together in order to keep the basement dry. WaterGuard pushes water and stops it from reaching the surface though the Triple Safe sump pump, while IceGuard works to keep water flowing during winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since the waterproofing of her basement, Gina is no longer concerned when she sees rain in the forecast.
Drew and Phyllis B. from St. Jacob, IL were having problems with water entering their basement upon heavy rainfalls. Aware of the many potential problems this could cause for their home over time and frustration, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems to receive a free quote in regards to fixing their wet basement.
Systems Design Specialist Michael T. evaluated the situation and determined that the proper solution would be for foreman Mason S. install Triple Safe sump pump, which works to pump water through, with two back up systems, which other sump pumps do not have.
Since the installation, Drew and Phyllis no longer fear rain in the forecast.
Lou M. from Kirkwood, MO 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 Michael T. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Greg H. 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, Lou is no longer concerned when he sees rain in the forecast.
Amy M. of Affton, Missouri discovered that her home's basement was holding water. She did not want to have to clean up a mess after every rain storm, so she called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Michael J. assessed the situation and decided that the best solution was to install a Twin Pack sump pump. Foreman Juan H. then headed to the home to get the job started. The Twin Pack sump pump has both a primary and secondary pump. If the primary pump goes out for whatever reason, the secondary pump kicks in. These pumps make sure that the water in the basement is removed from the home.
Amy M. is happy she no longer has to worry about a flooded basement. She now has a dry and waterproof home.
Jackie F. of Kirkwood, MO noticed that the concrete floors in her sun room were beginning to sink and settle unevenly. Over time, this can happen naturally as the result of settlement, which does not always occur evenly. Settling happens due to an accumulation of the weight of the concrete over time in addition to an accumulation of the weight of what the concrete is holding up. She decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Michael T. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Kapone C. 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, Jackie is no longer concerned about the issues that the uneven settlement was causing for her home or herself.
Doug S. of O'Fallon, MO noticed that the concrete outside of his home was sinking and settling unevenly. Unaware of the cause or what to do, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.
Systems Design Specialist Michael T. came and 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 works to lift and settle the concrete back to its original position. He also informed the homeowner that concrete sinking and settling can occur naturally as the result of the weight of the concrete in addition to the weight of what the concrete is responsible for holding up.
Since the installation of PolyLevel, Doug S. is very pleased that the appearance and safety of his home has been restored.
Doug S. of O'Fallon, Missouri noticed that the concrete at his home was starting to sink and crack. He did not want to ignore the problem and allow it to get worse, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Michael T. assessed the situation and formulated the perfect solution. Foreman William T. then traveled to the home to get the job started. PolyLevel foam was inserted below the concrete through a penny-sized hole. The foam then expanded and lifted the concrete back to its original position.
Doug S. now has level concrete around his home. He no longer has to worry about the concrete cracking or sinking.
Bryan L. of Concord, Missouri noticed that his basement was collecting water after a heavy rain shower. He did not want to have to clean up a mess every time it rained, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Michael T. assessed the situation and decided the best option would be to install a TripleSafe sump pump and a WaterGuard drainage system. Foreman Bradly P. then headed to the home to get the project started.
The TripleSafe sump pump has a primary, secondary, and battery powered pump. These pumps collect and drain water through an exterior discharge line. Thanks to the batter powered pump, the sump pump continues to do its job and keep the basement safe even if the power goes out. The WaterGuard drainage system was installed above the footing of the basement and was then covered with concrete. It collects and drains any water that comes up from the ground before it reaches the basement surface.
Bryan no longer has to worry about a wet basement. He now has a dry and waterproof home.
Katelyn S. of Shiloh, Illinois was alarmed when she discovered that her basement was flooded after a heavy rain. She did not want this problem to happen again, so she called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Michael T. discussed the problem and solution with the homeowner. Foreman Jose L. then traveled to the home to install a TripleSafe sump pump and a Waterguard drainage system. The TripleSafe sump pump has a primary, secondary, and battery powered pump that collects and drains water even if the power goes out. The Waterguard drainage system is placed above the footing and collects and drains any water that comes up from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement floor.
Katelyn S. no longer has to worry about her basement flooding. She now has a dry and completely waterproof basement.
Finding water in your basement is not a good sign. That’s why Kristen W and Adam H called Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Michael T was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Ryan L installed several products. The first was a TripleSafe sump pump. The TripleSafe has three pumps, one main pump to remove water, a second one to take over if the first one fails, and a battery operated pump in case the power goes out. He installed an Exterior Discharge line to drain water out of the basement. CleanSpace waterproofing, to allow water that gets stuck behind the wall to drain. He also installed an IceGuard to keep the line from freezing and allow water to drain in the winter.
Sappington, Missouri residents Michael and Sean G. were troubled by water leaking into their basement. Water leaked in where the floor meets the wall, but it also leaked into the basement through cracks in the foundation wall. The water seepage created a musty environment and risked damaging their valuables. System design specialist Nolan M. discovered that the cracks in the walls were a result of a bowing foundation. He designed a solution to restore the basement.
Todd W. and his crew installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors to restore the bowing foundation wall to its original position. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors provide permanent support for the foundation. To waterproof the basement, Todd and his team installed WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system. WaterGuard collects and guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system. BrightWall was also installed. BrightWall works with the waterproofing system as it guides water to the WaterGuard.
With these systems, Michael and Sean's basement is now dry and comfortable. They no longer have to worry about their foundation collapsing. Their basement is safe, dry and inviting.
Michael and Mary S. of Ellisville, MO had climate control issues in his crawlspace. The climate is keeping the space damp and threatening the home with mold and rotting wood. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to help Michael and Mary with their problem.
CleanSpace was installed to help seal off the crawlspace. This seal will prevent outside water from seeping into the space and making it damp. If your crawlspace stays dry, there will be a reduced chance of mold and rotting wood.
A drainage mat 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. These covers create an air tight seal and do not allow water or moisture into the crawlspace.
Woods also installed a SaniDry. The SaniDry system filters moisture out of the air and makes the crawlspace less humid. Controlling the humidity in the crawlspace is important to preventing mold. The less moisture, the harder it is for the mold to grow.
A 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 crawlspace, 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.
Rachel and Gary K. of Affton, Missouri were displeased with their sinking driveway. The concrete began to sink as the soil settled, causing cracking. The driveway began to take its toll on their vehicles, and they were in need of a solution.
System design specialist Kevin E. designed a solution to correct their uneven driveway. PolyLEVEL was installed by foreman Michael P. PolyLEVEL does not settle, so it is a long lasting solution. Rachel and Gary no longer have to worry about a cracked, uneven driveway.
Michael and Renee M. in Kirkwood, MO had humidity control issues in their crawlspace. They wanted to lower their energy bills, so they called Woods Basement Systems to find a solution.
Woods installed vent cover to seal off the crawlspace. The vent covers create an air tight seal that would not allow moisture to get into the space. Preventing this moisture will reduce the moisture in the space and preventing the crawlspace from becoming humid.
A SaniDry was installed to filter moisture out of the air in the crawlspace. A SaniDry is a dehumidifier for the space and will help control the humidity. Controlling the humidity of the crawlspace will reduce energy bills and make the home more comfortable because the air that is moving into the house is more controlled.
Verna and Michael D. of Smithon, Illinois were troubled by the sinking concrete in their garage and around their home. The sinking concrete allowed water to flow into their home as it became uneven.
System design specialist Jeremy R. designed a solution to align the concrete and prevent water from easily flowing into their home. PolyLEVEL injections were installed by foreman Andrew T. in order to raise the sinking concrete. PolyLEVEL has restored the concrete in the garage to its original position, and aligned the walkway to make it safe again.
Dave and Jitka O. of University City, Missouri were distraught by water leaking into their basement. Because of the water seepage, the basement was musty and moldy. System design specialist Richard O. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.
WaterGuard was installed by foreman Michael J. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system designed to collect and guide water away from the basement. With WaterGuard, Dave and Jitka no longer have to worry about a wet, musty basement.
Jennings, Missouri homeowners Stanley and Juanita B. were dissappointed to find that their basement was at risk for mold when water found its way in. System design specialists Michael T. designed a solution to combat mold and prevent any future water leaks.
Greg H. not only installed WaterGuard and TripleSafe to pump water from the basement, but he also installed the SaniDry XP dehumidifier. The SaniDry XP is self-draining, energy efficient and removes the risk for mold. Stanley and Juanita can now enjoy their mold-free, dry basement.
Michael from Breese, went down to do his laundry when he noticed a bowing wall in his basement. Then Michael was starting to notice cracks in the walls of his house. He then decided to call Woods Basement Systems.
David came out to the house and inspected the problem. The solution for the problem was Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. They would keep the wall from bowing any more than it is and may straighten the wall out over time.
With the Geo-Lock Anchors in place Michael no longer has to worry about his wall failing his house.
Jim was looking to get a radon gas test kit for his home in Glen Carbon, IL. When referred by a friend, he went to Woods Basement Systems to pick up a few test kits. When he got the results back, he saw that the radon levels were alarmingly high. He went back to Wood’s to set up an installation of a radon mitigation system.
A few days later, on May 26th 2015, foreman Michael Jones and crew took one day to install the system. The system quickly dropped his radon levels substantially & his home is no longer a danger to him & his family.
Susan from Breese woke up one morning to a strange pungent smell in her house. She searched all over her house to try and find the source of the smell. Susan looked and looked every place she could think of. Susan finally looked at her crawlspace and she found the smell. It was mold growing on the wood of her crawlspace. Susan decided to call Woods Basement Systems.
Michael inspected the house and came up with a solution. The solution was to install a CleanSpace waterproofing seal in the crawlspace. This will seal the moisture that is coming in from the ground below. Michael also added in a drainage system to drain into a sump pump. This is to help get any water out of the crawlspace that my either come in during the summer or water that will rise from the dirt floor.
A Woods Basement Systems Production team came out and installed the new CleanSpace and a sump pump. With this system in place Susan has not worried or smelled mold inside of her house.
One Webster Groves home has been through at least three different homeowners, but it was the latest homeowner who inherited and finally decided to resolve his wet basement problem.
When William D. purchased his home, the basement included two existing sump pump systems. Unfortunately, the two sump pumps were not enough to keep his basement dry. Hydrostatic pressure on the exterior caused the basement walls to crack and leak, groundwater would seep in between the walls and floor, and rainwater would run underneath the basement door and across the basement floor. Moisture penetrating the basement walls caused paint to crack and chip. Eventually, his existing sump pumps failed. Standing water jeopardized items stored in the basement and threatened to ruin William's valuables.
William's story changed the moment he called Woods Basement Systems. He met with System Design Specialist Rich Obermeier, who carefully inspected William's basement and thoroughly discussed William's goals. Foreman Michael Jones, Jr. completely removed the failed sump pumps and installed a brand-new TripleSafe sump pump system, including two primary pumps and a third battery backup sump pump to keep William's basement dry all the time. The crew also installed WaterGuard along the basement perimeter to drain groundwater seepage from the wall-floor joint directly to the sump pump.
William's project also included the IceGuard sump pump discharge line system to prevent his sump pump discharge pipes from freezing in the winter. William is very impressed with his system, the crew, and our company. Today, he's free to use his basement for storage and will never have to worry about groundwater leaks again!
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