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Basement To Beautiful Wall Panels
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SuperSump Pump System
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Everlast Crawl Space Doors
SaniDry Csb Dehumidifier
SmartDrain Water Drainage
SmartSump Sump Pump
Crawl-o-sphere Crawl Space Fan
WallCap Block Wall Sealer
SmartVent Flood Vents


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


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


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TripleSafe Installation in Mount Vernon, Illinois

TripleSafe Installation in Mount Vernon, Illinois

Before After
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Mount Vernon, Illinois residents Seth and Megan F. were troubled by water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.

As part of the waterproofing solution, Juan H. installed TripleSafe. TripleSafe is equipped with a main pump, backup pump and battery-powered pump. TripleSafe is sealed to prevent moisture from escaping into the basement. Seth and Megan are pleased to know their basement will stay dry. 

WaterGuard Installation in Mount Vernon, Illinois

WaterGuard Installation in Mount Vernon, Illinois

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Seth and Megan F. of Mount Vernon, Illinois were distraught by water leaking into the basement where the floor meets the wall. The water damaged their carpet and drywall and caused mold. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.

Foreman Juan H. installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. With WaterGuard, Seth and Megan's basement will stay dry.

IceGuard Installation in Mount Vernon, Illinois

IceGuard Installation in Mount Vernon, Illinois

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Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowners Seth and Megan F. were troubled with water leaking into their basement. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep their basement dry.

As part of the waterproofing solution, foreman Juan H. installed IceGuard. IceGuard is installed on the exterior of the home to the discharge lines. It provides water with an exit in the even that the lines become frozen during those cold midwest winters. Seth and Megan are thrilled to know their basement will stay dry all the time.

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Why Choose Woods Basement Systems, Inc.?

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

Mount Vernon’s Basement Waterproofing Authority

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

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

Dependable Foundation Repair Experts

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

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

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 Mount Vernon

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

Basement Finishing & Egress Window Installation

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

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

Job Stories From Mount Vernon, IL
Rainwater Problems in Mount Vernon, IL

In Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowner Vicky S. was having problems with rainwater getting into his basement. Unsure of how to fix the problem, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems. Woods is Missouri and Illinois leading basement waterproofing and foundation repair contractor. Our foreman Devan Brown and his team installed our patented products to solve his basement problem.

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The Waterproofing Experts

Latasha M. of Mount Vernon, Illinois needed her basement waterproofed. Every time it would rain or storm, her basement would leak out where the floor meets the wall, destroying his flooring and walls in the basement. She was also unable to store anything in his basement without fear of it becoming damaged or destroyed by water. SHe finally decided to call Woods Basement Systems to see what they could do to help. Woods Basement Systems is the expert in All Things Basementy! We have the solutions to help restore and fix your homes basement, crawlspace, and foundation problems.

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Waterproofing in Dorsey, IL

Craig and Patty W. of Dorsey, Illinois wanted to have their basement waterproofed. For years now, every time it would storm or rain water would get into their basement. They were tired of all of the cleanup and worrying about the basement if they were away or not home. After asking around, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems to see if they had a solution to the couples problem.

We sent our foreman Jose Lorenzana and his team out to the home to install a few of our patented waterproofing products. First, we installed a new sump pump system over the failed system the homeowners had before. Next we installed our patented WaterGuard system, WaterGuard is our interior drainage system that sets on-top of the footing of the home. This allows the system to stay clear while the water is collected and sent out of the home.

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Lawnscape Outlet / Burrying the Downspout

In Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowner Ben D. was concerned about his crawl space. His crawl space was dirt covered, unsealed and smelly. After talking with a friend, he realized he could fix all of these problems and transform his crawl space into another place for storage in his home. He decided it was time to call Woods Basement Systems and get his crawl space sealed once and for all. 

Here at Woods, not only are we the experts in all things basementy and foundation repair, we also seal and transform crawl spaces. In addition, we extend the drainage line underground -  away from the foundation to further prevent water from entering the home. Once the job was completed, Ben was happy with the way his crawl space turned out and that he had a new place to store items in his home.

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SmartJacks Reinforce a Sinking Mount Vernon, IL Crawl Space

Judy from Mount Vernon, Illinois, noticed that the main floor in her room was sinking. She quickly called Woods Basement Systems to schedule an appointment to see what could be done to restore her troubled foundation. System design specialist, Todd G., worked with Judy to designed a customized plan that would stabilize and level her crawl space ceiling. 

Head foreman, Chris S., worked with his team to install several SmartJacks around the crawl space. SmartJacks are a permanent stabilizer that supports and levels the foundation. These stabilizers are made out of galvanized steel and are installed in the ceiling and flooring of the crawl space.  Thanks to Team Woods, Judy now has a stable and level foundation!



Proactive Waterproofing in Mount Vernon, IL to Protect

Homeowner, Glen, from Mount Vernon, Illinois wanted to protect the investment that he made on his basement, so he reached out to Woods Basement Systems for a solution. System design specialist, Luke K., met with Glen to discuss possible ways to protect his basement. Luke gave the recommendation of installing a drainage system along with a sump pump.

To keep a basement safe and dry, a drainage system is needed to collect water leaks while the sump pump will pump these leaks back outside. By installing these two products, the basement will be able to protect itself against harm water damage. WaterGuard drains are the top of the line waterproofing drains that are installed in the footing of the basement, this way they won't clog. The TripleSafe sump pump is a dependable sump pump system that will pump out water leaks year around. Thanks to head foreman Brett J. and his crew, these two waterproofing products were installed quickly and efficiently. 

Leaking Finished Basement Fitted With CleanSpace And WaterGuard In Mt. Vernon, IL

Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowner Brittni had only recently finished her basement when she began to notice moisture issues. During heavy periods of rain, water would come out from behind the drywall and pool on the wood floor. This water had already badly damaged furniture and parts of the drywall, and Brittni was eager to have the problem taken care of. 

Because Brittni neglected to waterproof BEFORE finishing, a Woods Basement Systems team led by foreman Greg first had to cut away sections of the drywall and rip up some of the wood flooring to gain access to the foundation before any work could be started. Once this was done, the waterproofing work was started by installing an under-floor WaterGuard drainage system at the base of the leaking walls to catch any and all water. After this, a CleanSpace vapor barrier was put in place to cover the foundation walls and trap moisture. Finally, a TripleSafe sump pump was installed to remove any water from the home. Brittni's basement is now totally dry.

Basement Waterproofing in Mount Vernon, IL with WaterGuard & CleanSpace

Sean of Mount Vernon, Illinois wanted to waterproof his basement to protect his home from water damage. Sean reached out to Woods Basement Systems to get a professional's recommendation on a permanent waterproofing plan. He was then connected with system design specialist, Tim W., who worked with Sean to design a plan for his basement. 

Upon recommendation, foreman, Melvin F., installed WaterGuard drains and CleanSpace on the walls. The WaterGuard drains are installed in the footing of the basement walls to collect water leaks and send them to the sump pump. The CleanSpace encapsulation system works with the drains by directing wall water leaks to the WaterGuard drains. A CleanSpace system works to protect the walls from damage and serves as a water-resistant barrier. With the help of WaterGuard drains and a CleanSpace encapsulation barrier, Sean now has a protected basement that he can enjoy for many more years to come. 


Water Leaks Collected by WaterGuard Drains in Mount Vernon, IL

Donella of Mount Vernon, Illinois noticed water leaks throughout her basement and needed to find a permanent fix. After searching browsing through her options, Donella decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call to set up an appointment for waterproofing. She worked with system design specialist, Luke K., who gave her the recommendation of WaterGuard drains. 

WaterGuard drains are used to stop water from creating water damage by collecting it before it can cause harm. Then drains carry the water to the sump pump to be discarded of. These drains were installed with the help of foreman, Greg H., and his crew. Donella can now rest assured that her home is safe and dry for years to come. 

Crawl Space Repair in Mount Vernon, Illinois

Curt A. of Mount Vernon, Illinois had a musty, moist crawl space that needed repair, so he decided to call Woods Basement Systems for help. Systems design specialist, Brandon B. found a solution and recommended installing a Twin Pack sump pump, a CleanSpace encapsulation system, a Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier, and IceGuard. 

Foreman, Joshua B. installed the products. The Twin Pack sump pump includes two stainless steel sump pumps that work to protect your home from leaks and floods. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier made of inorganic materials, so it is not susceptible to mold growth. It is used to fully seal off a crawl space from dirt, critters, and moisture. The Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier is guaranteed to keep your crawl space dry by making sure moisture stays out, and overall creating better air quality for the above levels in your home. IceGuard is placed on the outside of the home and it allows for water to expel from the guards in the event that the pipes should freeze or clog in colder weather. 

Now Curt A. has a dry, healthy crawl space. 

CleanSpace Mount Vernon, IL

This Mount Vernon, Illinois couple was looking for a way to clean up their crawl space! They then decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call to see what the best solution was! They spoke with system design specialist, Luke K., and he recommended the installation of CleanSpace.

Foreman, Juan H. and his crew, installed the CleanSpace encapsulation system right away! CleanSpace is used to properly seal the entire crawl space. This inorganic vapor barrier helps block out water, mold and critters that try and enter the space. 

Now this couple can use their new and improved crawl space as a storage space!

Mount Vernon, Illinois Crawl Space Repair

TJ and Chelsey G. of Mount Vernon, Illinois has a moist, dirty crawl space that needed to be fixed, so they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Saba C. recommended installing SmartSump, CleanSpace, and IceGuard. 

Foreman, Joshua B. installed the products. The SmartPump system is specifically designed fro crawl spaces and can protect your home from any leaks or floods. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier used to completely seal off a crawl space from dirt, critters, and moisture. With is not being susceptible to mold growth, it can also help protect against it. IceGuard is placed on the outside of the home and it allows water to expel from the guards in case the pipes clog or freeze. 

Now TJ and Chelsey G. have a healthy crawl space. 

Waterproofing Systems Installed in Mount Vernon, Illinois

Mike G. of Mount Vernon, Illinois needed a new sump pump, so he called Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Luke B. recommended installing a TripleSafe sump pump, WaterGuard, and IceGuard. 

Foreman, Donald A. installed the products. The TripleSafe sump pump works to protect your home with a primary pump, a secondary pump, and a battery-powered backup pump, so there should be no worries of the pump failing. WaterGuard is installed in the perimeter of the basement floor and it collects water that has seeped through the basement walls. It then guides that water to the sump pump to be pumped out and away from the home. IceGuard is placed on the outside of the home and it allows water to expel from the guards in the event that the pipes should clog or freeze. 

Now Mike G. has a working sump pump and a dry basement. 

Waterproofing and EverLast Walls For Mount Vernon, IL Home

Mount Vernonn, Illinois homeowners Alan and Nancy noticed that their basement was getting wet and it was time to take care of it. They gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Brandon developed a plan for them. 

Foreman Mason and his crew installed the waterproofing system that included CleanSpace and WaterGuard. The CleanSpace goes on the wall and collects water vapor that seeps through the porous walls. It directs it down the the wall to the WaterGuard. The WaterGuard also collects the water from gaps in the construction process before it gets to the floor. The WaterGuard leads the water to the sump pump to be removed from the home. 

After the waterproofing was finished Foreman John and his crew installed EverLast Walls. The new walls replaced the ones that were removed because of mold from the wet basement. The EverLast Walls are inorganic so they will not mold. They are also easier to clean and damage resistant. 

Alan and Nancy can now enjoy their basement and know their investments are safe and dry. 

PolyLevel Fills Construction Gap

Robert and Butch were building a home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They wanted to have a level floor and poured the concrete after building the area up, only to find it washed out later. They gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Barry developed the plan for them. 

Foreman Andrew and his crew filled the gap with PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a light weight expanding foam. It is used in our foundation correction most commonly to support homes after piers are installed. This was the perfect solution here because it sets quickly and will not wash away.

Robert and Butch can now continue with their build without fear of damage before they really begin. 

Push Piers Installed in Mt. Vernon, IL

David, a homeowner in Mount Vernon, Illinois, was concerned about his settling foundation. He gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Nolan M. developed the perfect plan for him. 

Foreman Miguel O. and his crew installed Push Piers to complete the plan. Push Piers are the perfect solution to settling because they take the pressure from the moving soil underneath the home and transfer to steel rods that are resting on the bedrock beneath. The steel rods will not rust and come with a life of the structure warranty. 

David now has piece of mind that his home will remain stable for decades to come.  

Discharge Line Improves Mount Vernon, IL Home Drainage System

Donna, a Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowner, had a TripleSafe sump pump from Woods Basement Systems already installed. She noticed that the area the discharge line ended at was causing her yard to be wet. She gave Woods Basement Systems a call and System Design Specialist Cory S. determined the solution to help. 

Foreman Josh B. and his crew installed an extension to the exterior discharge line. The exterior discharge line is critical to the proper function of indoor waterproofing systems. 

The exterior discharge line moves water away from the active soil zone around the home. Once the water is out of this area, it is no longer at risk of reentering the home. 

These lines are placed downhill from the home and are underground. 

Donna can now enjoy her dry backyard with the discharge line running unnoticed to the back of it. 

ThermalDry Elite Floors Installed in Mount Vernon, IL

Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowner Linus & Wendy were tired of their cold, concrete floors in the basement. The floors were unsightly and not comforting. System design specialist Brandon B. designed a solution.

Foreman John C. installed ThermaDry Elite flooring in the shade dark. ThermaDry is waterproof and inorganic, so this couple will not have to worry about mold growth. ThermaDry Elite helps to regulate the basement temperature to create a comfortable environment.

Thermal Elite Floors Added to Mount Vernon, IL

Mount Vernon couple, Linus and Wendy have been looking for flooring to put in their finished basement. After researching Woods Basement Systems website, they decided to give us a call! 

System design specialist, Brandon B. spoke with the couple and recommended our Thermal Elite floors. These floors are made of inorganic materials, so you never have to worry about mold growth. They are also perfect for basements since they are moisture resistant and come in many colors and styles.

Foreman, John C. and his team installed these beautiful floors into Linus and Wendy's basement to keep their basement mold resistant and clean. Now this Mount Vernon couple will be able to enjoy time in their basement!


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PowerBrace in Mount Vernon, IL Home

Homeowner Jim C. was shocked to see his basement walls bending and bowing into his home, so he called Woods Basement Systems for guidance. Jim explained the problem to System Design Specialist Bill C., who assessed the problem and devised an ideal solution.

Foreman Greg H. and his team installed PowerBrace foundation support systems to reinforce the damaged wall. PowerBrace secures steel i-beams into the joists above the wall to alleviate pressure, straighten the wall, and prevent additional damage. Now Jim no longer has to worry about misshapen walls or costly structural damage thanks to PowerBrace.

Wet Basement In Mount Vernon, IL Waterproofed

Linus and Wendy W. from Mount Vernon, IL were having problems with water entering their basement after heavy rainfalls. Upon realizing the frustration and issues that a wet basement was causing, they decided to contact Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate about fixing the issue.

Systems Design Specialist Brandon B. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Jose L. waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed WaterGuard, Triple Safe sump pump and IceGuard. With the installation of these three products, they all work together in order to keep the basement dry. WaterGuard stops water from reaching the surface and pushes it through Triple Safe sump pump. Meanwhile, IceGuard stops water from freezing and getting stuck, which could lead to further problems during the winter months when freezing is a possibility.

Since the installation the installation of these three products in their basement, Linus and Wendy know that their basement will stay dry during the next heavy rainfall.

Walls Stabilized with PowerBraces in Mount Vernon, IL

The home Keith and Michelle S had recently bought in Mount Vernon, IL had foundation walls with major issues. They were severely bowing inward and had numerous large cracks and separations spanning each wall. The extensive damage had them worried that the walls would soon collapse so they called Woods Basement systems to see what could be done. Design Specialist Jake K. thoroughly inspected the foundation walls and recommended installing PowerBraces.

Woods installed the PowerBraces along the cracked, bowing walls. PowerBraces are adjustable, zinc-plated steel beams that are custom fit to the height of the basement and held firmly in place against the walls using steel brackets attached the concrete floors and floor joists above. PowerBraces won’t rust as they permanently stabilize the walls in place and prevent further damage. They also offer the opportunity to improve walls by tightening them during dry months.

Keith and Michelle S. no longer have to worry about the safety of their new home’s foundation walls because they are safe and secure.

Foundation Walls Stabilized and Basement Waterproofed in Mount Vernon, IL

Murali K. of Mount Vernon, IL had an alarming amount of water getting into his finished basement. After removing some dry wall he found that he had cracks in his foundation behind his finished walls. The cracks, as well as the joints between the foundation walls and floors, were allowing water to leak in which rotted the dry wall and wood framing as well as soaked the carpet. Murali was worried about the safety of his foundation and didn’t want to deal with any more water damage so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Kevin E. inspected the foundation walls as well as the rest of the basement and recommended installed a wall support system alongside a waterproofing system.

Woods installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors along the cracked foundation walls. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors counteract exterior pressure from unstable soil conditions. Earth anchors are embedded in the yard and attached to wall plates on the inside of the walls with galvanized steel anchor rods. They permanently stabilize walls in place and prevent future damage.

CleanSpace was installed over the foundation walls. CleanSpace is a 20 mil thick, durable plastic moisture barrier that prevents water from entering the basement through the foundation walls, instead directing it down to the drainage system.

The WaterGuard drainage system was installed under the cement floors along the perimeter of the basement. It’s situated on top of the concrete footing to keep it mud-free as it collects water from the foundation walls and floors and drains it to the sump pump.

Woods installed the TripleSafe to accept the water from the WaterGuard and pump it out of the basement through its discharge lines. The TripleSafe contains a primary, a secondary and battery back up pump to ensure that the basement is protected from water, even when weather is severe or there is a power outage.

Woods installed IceGuards on the discharge lines on the exterior of the home to prevent water from getting back into the basement if the discharge lines become frozen or clogged by snow during winter months. IceGuards feature slotted openings that give water an alternative escape route into the yard.

Murali K. has peace of mind now because his foundation walls are stable and secure and his finished basement will remain dry.

Wet Moldy Damaged Drywall in Mount Vernon, IL

Doug S. of Mount Vernon, IL had a water leak in his basement which caused damage to the drywall and flooring. He contacted Woods Basement Systems to evaluate the damage. 

Our system design specialist determined that the bottom half of the drywall also had mold growth from previous small and unnoticed leaks and needed to be removed. 

Our production crew removed the moldy damaged drywall and installed our waterproofing system, which included the WaterGuard drainage system; TripleSafe sump pump with a primary, secondary, and battery backup pump; and the IceGuard to prevent sump backup in the event of frozen or clogged discharge lines.

Woods then installed the EverLast Half-Wall Restoration, which is waterproof and will not be damaged in the event of future water leaks. 

WaterGuard, TripleSafe and IceGuard Installed in Mount Vernon, Illinois

Seth and Megan F., Mount Vernon, Illinois homeowners, were troubled by water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. The water damaged their drywall and carpet. It also caused mold and a musty odor. System design specialist Jake K. designed a solution to keep their basement dry.

Foreman Juan H. installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with three pumps to ensure the basement stays dry. IceGuard was installed to provide an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.

With this system, Seth and Megan's basement will stay dry. They are thrilled to no longer worry about water or mold.

Drying out a Crawl Space in Woodlawn, IL

Mike was having issues with his crawl space.  He noticed that it was extra humid and wanted this problem to be corrected immediately before it did any further damage to his home.  He called Woods Basement Systems and had a Systems Design Specialist tell him what the issue was and how to properly correct it.  Mike found that CleanSpace, SaniDry, LawnScape, IceGuard, Smart Sump, Smart Pipe, Vent Covers, and an EverLast door would be the best options to make sure his crawlspace stays dry all year around.  So he got all of them and now his house is much healthier.

Wet Crawl Space in Mount Vernon, IL

A resident of Mount Vernon, IL called Woods Basement Systems to clean up his crawl space and eliminate humidity, odors, and mold.  He had been living in his house for 6 years and was aware of the problem since he first moved in.  He finally decided to do something about it when 4 inches of standing water accumulated in his crawl space.  Some of the wood had begun to rot, and this was a big concern of the resident.

Woods installed a CleanSpace Encapsulation System, including CleanSpace liner and a SaniDry CX.  The clean white material covered the floor and walls of the crawl space, making it a nice dry storage space for the resident.  The SaniDry CX acted as an air filter and dehumidifier, resulting in dry clean air in the crawl space. 

The resident was extremely pleased with the installation and how much of a difference it made in his crawl space.  Now he no longer had to worry about rotting wood and other issues that could lead to major problems in his crawl space.

WaterGuard Saves Wet Basement

A Carmi, IL resident was tired of dealing with a wet basement every time it rained for the past 22 years.  The water would come in through cracks in the walls and at the floor joints during heavy rains.  She was concerned about the possibility of mold and wanted a dry basement that she could use for storage.

Woods Basement Systems installed WaterGuard, IceGuard, and TrenchDrain in order to collect all of the water and lead it out and away from the house.  The resident was very pleased with the work that was done by Woods and said they were the most professional crew she has ever worked with.

Work Requests From Mount Vernon, IL
Vicinity of Pavey Avenue in Mount Vernon
Leakage in an unfinished basement.
Vicinity of in Mount Vernon
Floors are sinking
Vicinity of Apple Avenue in Mount Vernon
Sagging flooring; previous cracks are growing; walls seem to be sloping/angling. I have had some floor joists installed, by Terminix. My crawlspace is encapsulated, and it is accessible from a turtle-opening on the back of the house (by the bedroom windows). Thank you.
Vicinity of Viola Street in Mount Vernon
Foundation is severely cracked.
Vicinity of Mannen St in Mount Vernon
Crawl space flooding in heavy rain
Vicinity of in Mount Vernon
Leaking basement cracked foundation
Vicinity of Summit Drive in Mount Vernon
8' x 20' slab (front porch) has sunk 2" and needs raised
Vicinity of N Old Centralia Lane in Mount Vernon
Crawl space repair. I believe the moisture level is too high in my crawl space from ground water and block foundation.
Vicinity of Taylor, in Mount Vernon
Water flowing in basement
Vicinity of Pace Avenue in Mount Vernon
Basement leaks when over 3 inches of rain between wall and floor on the north side.
Vicinity of Rushton Dr in Mount Vernon
Water coming in basement, concerned with mold and standing water in my home
Vicinity of Country Club Rd in Mount Vernon
Please call to coordinate. Crack in foundation wall needs repair quickly.
Vicinity of Osage Dr in Mount Vernon
Sealing crawl space and removing mold as needed.
Vicinity of Jay Drive in Mount Vernon
We have a cracks in our basement wall. It is concrete. Someone has suggested as to the nature of our crack our basement wall may be bowing. We have had a minor leak in the corner of our basement.
Vicinity of E. Beal Rd. in Mount Vernon
My bedroom floor is sinking down on one corner. I have a crawl space.
Vicinity of Sunset Drive in Mount Vernon
Our basement has flooded 3 times. Tired of playing games with Drylock and realigning downspouts
Vicinity of Brownsville Rd in Mount Vernon
Water gets in basement in fairly heavy rain
Vicinity of Jones Street in Mount Vernon
My home is sagging in the middle of the house and the floors and walls are separating. The floors are sinking. I would like a free estimate of how much it would cost to repair my home and jack up the middle of the house. The supports under my home are rotten. My house has a crawl space.
Vicinity of Warren Ave in Mount Vernon
I must have my foundation repaired/ replaced and many of the sill and floor joist before continuing renovations to my home.
Vicinity of Lincoln Drive in Mount Vernon
I am having some issues with a wet crawl space and would like to have someone come out and evaluate the issue and provide a free quote.