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Basement Waterproofing
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
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
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles
ThermalDry Floor Tiles
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window


Company Awards
Small Business Monthly Best in Reliability & Value
Woods Basement Systems was awarded Best in Reliability & Value by the Saint Louis Small Business Monthly Journal in 2021.... [Read more]
Woods Wins 2021 Redefine SupportWorks Awards
At the annual SupportWorks conference, Woods Basement Systems was recognized as the number three overall Foundation Dealer and the number... [Read more]
2021 Decatur Herald & Review Readers' Choice Award
Woods Basement Systems won the 2021 Decatur Herald & Review Readers' Choice Award. This was announced in the Readers’ Choice... [Read more]
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Testimonials From Saint Jacob
Old house with a new dry basement.
Testimonial by Katie H. from St. Jacob, IL

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!

Saint Jacob’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 Saint Jacob

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 Saint Jacob, IL
Concrete Repair in St. Jacob, IL

Larry C. of St. Jacob, IL noticed that the concrete around his was sinking as the result of uneven concrete settlement. He decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.

A Systems Design Specialist, Jeremy R., evaluated the situation and decided that the right solution would to install PolyLevel. Foreman Andrew T. installed the PolyLevel, which is a foam that is installed into the concrete and lifts along with filling cracks.

Since the installation of PolyLevel, Larry can rest assured that he is no longer at risk for dangers such as tripping that the uneven concrete gave potential possibilities for.

Unevenly Settled Concrete Slabs In St. Jacob, IL Fixed With PolyLevel

Ryan and Laura M. of St. Jacob, IL noticed that the concrete slabs on the sidewalk leading their were beginning to settle unevenly. Over time, shifting and settling can occur naturally due to the result of the weight of the concrete itself in addition to the weight of what the concrete is responsible for holding up. Aware of potential issues, such as tripping and the appearance of their home, they decided to call Woods Basement Systems for a free estimate.

Systems Design Specialist Ryan K. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be for foreman Andrew T. to install PolyLevel. PolyLevel is a foam injection that is installed in 4 simple steps, and works to lift the concrete back to its original position and fill in cracks.

Since the installation of PolyLevel, Ryan and Laura are no longer concerned about the issues that the unlevel concrete was causing for themselves or their home.

Porch and Patio Lifted and Leveled in St. Jacob, IL

The back porch of Larry C.’s St. Jacob home had become hazardous. It was sinking which had caused it to slope away from the home. The patio had begun to sink and it was pulling away from the porch which had caused a large gap to form between the two. Larry was worried visitors to his home might trip on his porch and patio so he called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Jeremy R. assessed the porch and patio and knew exactly what needed to be done to fix the problem.

To stabilize and lift the concrete porch and patio, Wood injected PolyLevel through small holes drilled through the concrete. PolyLevel is a waterproof polymer that is pumped under the concrete. It expands to fill any voids caused by erosion under the concrete and lifts it back to level position. It hardens and cures in under 30 minutes, far less downtime than traditional mudjacking, after which the porch and patio can be used immediately.

Larry C. is happy that his porch and patio are back to their original level position and that he can now have visitors over for cook-outs.

WaterGuard Installed in St. Jacob, IL

Russ W. of St. Jacob, IL had water leaking down the walls of his basement. He was concerned that this would become a bigger issue if it was not fixed. Woods Basement Systems had the perfect products to help Russ.

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.

Work Requests From Saint Jacob, IL
Project Location: Saint Jacob, IL
Sinking driveway slab.
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Woke up to find some water in my basement. I'm assuming it's from the rain.
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All basement walls leak and will need waterproofed.
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Selling this house and Buyer's radon test showed elevated radon levels and need for radon mitigation system. Need a quote for how much this system will cost. Closing date is 6/28/19.
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Front porch is sinking, bricks are falling
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Hello, I'd like to set up an appointment to have my basement looked at. I have a older house so there is a few things that I would like to have done, foundation repair, waterproofing, and crawl space dig out. I would like to have Tom Wittrock or Greg Birckbichler for the appointment. Thanks
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Do you specialize in old brick foundation repairs?
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Horizontal and stair step cracks. Bowing wall.
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I have a 100 plus year old home with a brick foundation and the foundation is bowed and cracked. It also seems to be getting worse now with the colder weather coming. Not sure if its structurally strong anymore either.
Project Location: Saint Jacob, IL
Have a 1930 home with a wet basement. Would like an estimate. Do you have any financing options?