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This Nashville, Illinois basement was water damaged and in desperate need of protection. To solve this issue, Team Woods installed WaterGuard drains in the footing of the basement walls to prevent water from leaking in. These drains stop water leaks in their tracks and direct them towards the sump pump.
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Woods Basement Systems, Inc. specializes in foundation and crawl space repair all throughout Washington County. Uneven floors, floor cracks, bowing basement walls, tilting chimneys, and sagging crawl spaces are all common signs of a deteriorating foundation. The crawl space is also a very common area that is affected by foundation problems, mold issues, as well as rodent infestation. Woods Basement Systems, Inc. will provide permanent solutions to all of these problems and much more.
As a family-owned business since 1986, Woods Basement Systems, Inc. has devoted themselves to the home improvement industry. They are trusted dealers & installers of the international Supportworks Inc. network products. Contact them today for a free, no-obligation estimate.
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Rene’s home in Foristell, MO was dramatically shifting due to her foundation soils. After turning to the yellow pages for professional help, she found Woods Basement Systems and scheduled a free estimate with system design specialist, Norman Gansz.
After a comprehensive assessment on December 6th 2012, Norman suggested the Foundation Supportworks, Inc. Push Pier System. Rene appealed to this innovative system because it was adjustable, quick to install, and a permanent fix. She scheduled a crew for the install in the following spring.
On April 15th, foreman Jaylon Orban and his crew finished the project in 4 days. Using hydraulic equipment, the galvanized piers were positioned on sturdy bedrock deep beneath her foundation. Now, the weight of her home is resting on these stabilized piers, rather than the settling soil. Rene will no longer have a shifting problem and she has also increased the overall value of her home.
Savoy, IL residents, Steve & Beverly were looking to do some home remodeling. Since their floor was sagging, they wanted to consult a professional about fixing their home’s structure before they started any renovation projects. After searching the internet, they came across Woods Basement Systems and scheduled a consultation with system design specialist, Donald Rongey.
On November 15th 2011, Donald thoroughly assessed the couples sagging crawl space. Since Wood’s is a certified contractor for Foundation Supportworks, Donald suggested a supplemental support system called the Smart Jack. Steve & Beverly were impressed with Donald’s knowledge and access to the innovative product so they scheduled the job for the following month.
On December 29th, Ronald Delisle and his team installed the support columns in one single day. The posts were customized to fit their crawl space perfectly, and are adjustable for future tightening. Today, the couple does not have to worry about their floors structure and can continue with their remodeling projects.
When Paul bought his home in Defiance, MO, he was aware he would need a foundation support system. After his friend referred him to Woods Basement Systems, he called and scheduled an appointment with system design specialist, Richard Obermeier.
Richard thoroughly assessed Paul’s crawl space, basement & foundation and then suggested the Push Pier System by Foundation Supportworks, Inc. This system would prevent his home from sinking further, as well as lift it to its original position. Paul was enthused about this permanent and adjustable fix and scheduled a crew for the install.
Foreman Matthew Turner and his crew completed the project in one work week. Multiple piers were installed around the foundation of his home with hydraulic equipment. The weight of his home is now transferred through the piers on stable bedrock. Paul can now enjoy his new, stable home which has now increased in value from when he bought it.
In need of a new sump pump, Doug R contacted Woods Basement Systems. It was determined that a TripleSafe Sump Pump would be best in protecting his basement from water damage. TripleSafe uses three pumps. The first two pumps will work together in times of heavy water, and the third pump is a battery backup which will kick on if there is ever a power outage. Together, all three pumps will help in making sure Doug's Ashley, IL basement is protected from water damage.
Jared H. from Addieville, IL called Woods Basement Systems to secure his foundation wall that was bowing inward. Our installation team put in place Geo-Lock wall anchors that equalize the pressure being placed on the wall by the surrounding soil and bring the wall back to its original position. To give the basement a more finished look Jared opted to paint the wall anchors to match, which you can see from the picture. Another option we offer are covers that hide the wall anchor to improve the look of the basement!
In Cape Girardeu, MO, Ashley A. was having issues with moisture getting into her crawlspace. Concerned about the saftey of her home, Ashely contacted Woods Basement Systems about a solution
Woods installed a drainage mat to drain away any unwanted moisture in the crawlspace. On top of that, CleanSpace was installed to seal the space and prevent outside moisture from getting in. Vent covers were used to seal the vents and prevent outside moisture from seeping through.
Woods also installed a SaniDry to control the moisture in the air of the crawlspace. A SaniDry acts as a dehumidifier for the crawlspace and will pull the moisture out of the air.
Thomas and Connie G. of Nashville, Illinois were troubled by water leaking into their basement where the floor meets the wall. The water damaged their drywall and created a musty odor. Ben S., system design specialist, designed a solution to keep the basement dry.
Foreman Juan H. and his team installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water away from the basement. After the installation of WaterGuard, the EverLat Half Wall was installed. EverLast is inorganic, so it does not support mold growth. EverLast restores the basement walls while working with the waterproofing system.
Thomas and Connie are thrilled to no longer have a wet, musty basement. Their basement has been transformed to dry, comfortable and beautiful.
Karen B. from O'Fallon, Illinois was worried about the cracks on the floor nearin her basement. In order to solve this problem, she called our team and got an appointment. Based on this specific basement project, our system specialist Poly C. designed a solution with Poly Level.
Poly Level is the best solution for the cracks on your floor. It is more durable than concrete. Thus, there is no risk for Karen's floor anymore and she is living in a more comfortable home now.
Thomas and Connie from Nashville, Illinois was worried about the water leaking into their basement. This water was about to cause mold and other damages. In order to solve this problem, Thomas and Connie called Woods Basement Systems and got an appointment. After the appointment, our system specialist designed a great solution for them based on WaterGuard system, which draining the water out of the basement.
WaterGuard was installed to help drain unwanted water out of the basement. Therefore, it enabled water to enter the piping and be drained to prevent damages to the home and personal belongings.
Now, Thomas and Connie are living in their house whose basement has no problem concerning leaking. It is more comfortable and beautiful now!
Clyde and Katie C. of Addieville, Illinois were troubled by their bowing foundation walls. The walls bowed as a result of high water pressure in the soil. The foundation also settled with the soil, and their foundation was compromised. Woods basement systems' system design specialists designed a solution.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors and Push Piers were installed. Push Piers lift the foundation to its original position, and Geo-Lock restores the wall to its original postion. Both systems work to provide support for the foundation.
Clyde and Katie are relieved to have a safe, supported home.
Dawn and Mike D. of Addieville, Illinois were distraught by their bowing foundation walls. As the walls bowed under pressure, they cracked and compromised the foundation. The Woods Basement Systems' system design specialsits designed a solution.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed. Geo-Lock restores the walls to their original position and provides continuous support for the foundatin. Dawn and Mike are relieved that their foundation is now safe and supported.
Addieville, Illinois resident Joe G. was troubled by water leaking into his basement where the floor meets the wall. The water created a musty odor and risked damaging his valuables. Woods Basement Systems' system design specialists designed a solution to keep the basmeent dry.
WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, was installed. WaterGuard collects and guides water to the TripleSafe sump pump system. TripleSafe is equipped with a main pump, backup pump and battery-powered pump to ensure water stays away from the basement.
Joe is thrilled to know his basement will stay dry.
Amy Z. of Hoyleton, IL had water leaking into her basement. The water would puddle and was difficult to dry up. Woods Basement Systems was able to install a drainage system to fix Amy's problem.
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.
Woods installed a TripleSafe sump pump to provide a way to get water out of the basement. The sump pump will pump water out of the basement through the discharge line into the yard. Amy will no longer have to worry about water standing in the basement.
Du Bois, Illinois homeowners Ronald and Natalie L. were troubled by water leaking into the basement where the floor meets the wall. The water caused mold and risked damaging their valuables. Chris T., system design specialist, designed a solution.
WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, was installed. WaterGuard collects and guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system. TwinPack is equipped with two pumps to ensure the basement stays dry. In addition to WaterGuard, and TwinPack, IceGuard was installed. IceGuard provides an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
Ronald and Natalie can now enjoy their dry, comfortable basement with no worries.
Clara P., Du Bois, Illinois homeowner, was frustrated by her wet, musty crawlspace. The water seepage caused mold, which risked damaging the support of her home. System design specialist Paul B. designed a solution.
Foreman James L. and his team installed CleanSpace. CleanSpace is a crawlspace encapuslation system that works to keep water out. It is an inorganic vapor barrier, so it does not support mold growth. To further prevent mold, SaniDry was installed. SaniDry is an energy efficient dehumidifier, so it prevents mold without hiking up the energy bills.
Clara's crawlspace is now dry, and she is relieved to know it will stay dry and mold-free.
Michael D. had both a crawlspace and basement beneath his Hoyleton, Illinois home. He was troubled by water leaking into both the crawlspace and the basement. System design specialist Chris T. designed a solution.
Foreman Mike J. installed CleanSpace to encapuslate the crawlspace. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier, so it prevents water from entering the crawlspace and prevents mold growth. WaterGuard was installed in the basement. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water away from the basement.
Michael is relieved that his crawlspace and basement are now dry and will stay dry.
Ron M. of Irvington, Illinois was troubled by water leaking into his basement where the floor meets the wall. The water risked damaging his valuables. A Woods Basement Systems system design specialist designed a solution.
WaterGuard, a perimeter drainage system, was installed. WaterGuard collects and guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system. TwinPack is equipped with two pumps to ensure the basement stays dry. In addition to WaterGuard and TwinPack, IceGuard was installed. IceGuard provides an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
Samuel and Linda S., Irvington, Illinois homeowners, were troubled by their settling foundation. As the soil around their home settled, the foundation settled with it. A Woods Basement Systems system design specialist designed a solution.
Push Piers were installed to support the foundation. Push Piers are installed below the foundation, and they lift it to its original position. This support system provides permanent support. Samuel and Linda are relieved to have a safe, supported foundation.
Nashville, Illinois homeowner Merle D. was distraught by her musty, moldy crawlspace. The water seepage caused mold to take over the crawlspace. Foreman Juan H. installed a solution.
Juan and his crew installed the CleanSpace crawlspace encapsulation system. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier so it does not support mold growth. To further prevent mold growth, SaniDry was installed. SaniDry is an energy efficient dehumidifier.
Merle is pleased to have a dry crawlspace that she knows will stay dry and mold free.
Matt B., Nashville, Illinois homeowner, was troubled when he discovered his failing foundation. As the soil around his home settled, so did the foundation. Foreman Jose L. installed a solution to support the foundation.
Jose and his crew installed Push Piers. Push Piers lift the foundation to its original position. Push Piers provide permanent support to the foundation. Matt is relieved to have a safe, supported home.
Nashville, Illinois resident Devin H. was troubled by his bowing foundation walls. As the walls bowed under pressure, they began to crack and compromise the foundation. System design specialist Nolan M. designed a solution.
Foreman Jeremy R. installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors and PowerBrace. Both support systems straighten the walls over time. Geo-Lock is driven into undisturbed soil. When undisturbed soil is not accessible, PowerBrace is installed.
Devin is relieved to have a safe, supported foundation.
Carl and Jenny G. of Oakdale, Illinois were troubled by their bowing foundation walls. As the walls bowed under pressure, they cracked and allowed water to leak into the basement. System design specialist Nate H. designed a solution to support the foundation.
Foreman Jeremy R. installed Geo-Lock Wall Anchors. Geo-Lock straightens the walls to their original position and provides support for the foundation. Carl and Jenny can breath a sigh of relief knowing their foundation is safe and supported.
Robert S. of Okawville, Illinois was distraught by his settling foundation. As the foundation settled with the soil, it began to crack. A Woods Basement Systems system design specialist designed a solution to support the foundation.
Push Piers were installed. Push Piers lift the foundation to its original position and provide permanent support for the foundation. Robert is relieved to have a safe, supported home.
Dawn M. of Okawville, Illinois was troubled by water leaking into her basement where the floor meets the wall. The water seepage caused mold and created a musty odor. Foreman Melvin F. installed a solution.
Melvin and his team 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. In addition to WaterGuard and TripleSafe, SaniDry was installed. SaniDry is an energy efficient dehumidifier, so it prevents mold growth.
Dawn can now enjoy her dry, comfortable basement knowing it will stay dry.
Nancy R. of Okawville, Illinois was troubled by water leaking into her basement where the floor meets the wall. The water seepafe damaged her drywall and risked damaging her valuables. A Woods Basement Systems system design specialist designed a solution.
WaterGuard was installed to waterproof the basement. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system. TwinPack is equipped with two pumps to ensure the basement stays dry.
Nancy can now enjoy her dry basement worry free.
Darrel F., Okawville, Illinois homeowner, was troubled by water leaking into his basement where the floor meets the wall. The water caused mold and a musty odor. Foreman Melvin F. installed a solution to waterproof the basement.
Melvin and his crew installed WaterGuard. WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects and guides water to the TwinPack sump pump system. TwinPack is equipped with two pumps to ensure the basement stays dry. In addition to WaterGuard and TwinPack, IceGuard was installed. IceGuard provides an exit for water in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged.
Darrel can now enjoy his dry basement knowing it will stay dry.
Irvington, IL was many home with crawl spaces. During rain events, water will get into crawlspaces. Wet soil in a crawl space can cause serious issues espicially with the wood beams and wood sub-floor above the dirt crawlspace floor. The floors above the crawlspace may sag or become uneven due to the moisture evaporating and getting absorbed by the wood as well as settling of the columns that held up the beams. Woods Basement Systems provides free estimates to repair these problems. In this case, Design Specialist Brenton K. inspected a crawlspace in Irvington and determined the best solution would be to install a supplemental support system and encapsulate the crawlspace.
Woods installed SmartJacks. SmartJacks are supplemental steel columns that are held in place by concrete footings in the crawlspace floors and connected to the beams and floor joists above. They are tightened into place to stabilize the beams and can potentially lift the floors above.
To encapsulate the crawlspace, Woods installed CleanSpace Vapor Barrier along the walls and floors of the crawlspace. CleanSpace is a durable, thick plastic liner that prevents water and pests from entering the crawlspace. Drainage matting was installed along the floors underneath the CleanSpace. Its dimpled design provides channels for standing water in the crawlspace to disperse the the drainage system around the perimeter of the crawlspace.
SmartPipe was installed around the perimeter of the crawlspace against the foundation walls and in the dirt floors. It has five rows of holes covered in special filter fabric to collect water from the top of the dirt floors without becoming clogged by mud as well as larger holes on the back to accept water coming from the crawlspace walls. It then drains the water to the sump pump. The SmartSump pump was installed because it is specifically designed to work with the CleanSpace vapor barrier. It contains a powerful cast iron pump which will evacuate the unwanted water out of the crawlspace through its discharge line. On the exterior of the crawlspace, an IceGuard was installed on the discharge line. If the discharge line becomes frozen or clogged, it escapes the the holes in the IceGuard so it doesn’t come back into the crawlspace.
The SaniDry dehumidifier was installed on the inside of the crawlspace too. It will lower any humidity that may still get into the crawlsapce from outside or from above from the living space. It helps prevents mold growth, from moisture getting to the wood that may cause rot and musty smells in the crawlspace by keeping the relative humidity low within the crawlspace.
A dry crawlspace is now a usable, dry storage space and with stable floors.
John and Gail S. of Champaign, IL had severely bowing brick walls in their basement. The walls were bulging in so much that John and Gail were worried about the walls collapsing so they called Woods Basement Systems. Design Specialist Kevin E. inspected the foundation walls from the inside and outside and recommended installing Geo-Lock Wall Anchors.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed along the bowing brick walls. They counteract the external pressure from soil on the walls that causes damage. They connect steel wall plates to steel earth anchors embedded in more stabile soil in the yard using galvanized steel anchor rods. The rods are tightened to permanently stabilize the walls in place. Geo-Lock Wall Anchors can also straighten walls over time by tightening them during dry periods.
John and Gail are relieved they no longer have to worry about their foundation walls failing because they are stable and secure.
Allen B. of Frontenac, Missouri noticed that his basement was collecting water. He did not want his basement to flood every time it rained, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Jake S. assessed the situation and solution with the homeowner. Foreman William H. traveled to the home to install a Waterguard drainage system and a CleanSpace Wall System. He also replaced the Zoeller 1/3 hp pump within the existing sump pump.
The Waterguard drainage system is placed above the footing of the basement and is then covered with concrete. It collects and drains any water coming up from the ground to the sump pump before it reaches the basement surface. The CleanSpace Wall System is made of a plastic liner that is placed over the walls. It acts as a vapor barrier and drains any leaks behind it. The Zoeller 1/3 hp pump is the main pump and is responsible for pumping the water most of the time.
Allen B. no longer has to worry about a wet and leaking basement. He now has a waterproof and dry home.
Meredith W. of Belleville, Illinois noticed that water was seeping up from her home's basement floor. She did not want to have to clean up a mess every time it stormed, so she called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Cody M. assessed the situation and decided the best solution to the homeowner's problems would be to install a Waterguard drainage system. Foreman Michael P. then traveled to the home to get the job started.
The Waterguard drainage system was installed above the footing of the basement and was then covered with concrete. The Waterguard collects any water rising from the ground before it reaches the surface of the basement floor. It then drains the water to the sump pump and is moved out of the home.
Meredith W. no longer has to worry about water entering her basement through the floors. She now has a dry and waterproof basement.
Mildred C. of Granite City, Illinois discovered that a wall in her home's basement was bowing and cracking. She did not want to ignore the problem and allow the problem to get worse or cause any safety concerns. She called Woods Basement Systems for help.
Design specialist Cody M. discussed the problem and solution with the homeowner. Foreman Jeremy R. then headed to the home to get started and install a few wall anchors. The wall anchors extend from the inside basement wall to the hard packed soil outside. They stabilize the wall and prevent any further movement.
Mildred C. is very happy that she no longer has to worry about the wall bowing, cracking, and causing safety hazards. She now has a stable and safe basement wall.
If you ever notice that your homes floors are sinking you should have the problem fixed as soon as possible. That’s why Jeremy B called Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Jacob K was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
Foreman Joshua B installed a SmartJack and a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor. The SmartJack will rest on stable soil and keep the house from sinking any further than it already has, and will even raise the floor up overtime. The Geo-Lock Wall Anchor was installed in the basement, and attached to the bowing walls. This will keep the walls from moving any more than they already have, and will straighten them out over time.
Bryan S. of Worden, Illinois noticed that his front porch was sinking and breaking due to settlement. He did not want this problem to continue to happen, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Matthew S. assessed the situation and decided the best solution was to install a couple of helical piers. Foreman Jose L. then traveled to the home to get the job started. The helical piers are made of steel and are placed adjacent to the home. They are driven into the ground and stabilize and push the foundation back to its original position.
Bryan S. no longer has to worry about his front porch sinking and breaking. He now has a stable and level porch.
Fred D. of Trenton, Illinois noticed that the sidewalk leading to his door and the concrete around his pool was starting to sink. He did not want this to become a tripping hazard, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
Design specialist Jacob K. discussed the situation and solution with the homeowner. He was sure that the use of PolyLevel would fix the problem. Soon after, foreman William T. traveled to the home to get the job started. PolyLevel is a lightweight foam that is inserted below concrete through small, penny-sized holes. The foam expands and lifts the concrete back to its original position.
Fred D. no longer has to worry about the concrete around his home sinking and causing tripping hazards. He now has level and safe concrete.
Jerry T. of Belleville, Illinois discovered that his home's crawl space was holding water. He knew that mold growth and rotting could occur if the problem was not taken care of. He called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Jacob K. assessed the situation and decided that the best solution would be to install a CleanSpace Encapsulation System, a SmartSump sump pump, and a SmartPipe drainage system. Foreman James L. then traveled to the home to install the waterproofing products.
The SmartPipe drainage system accepts water from both the surface and soil of the crawl space. It then drains it to the sump pump. The SmartSump is a sump pump made specifically for crawl spaces. It collects and removes water from the crawl space through a discharge line. Finally, the CleanSpace Encapsulation System is a heavy duty liner that is place on the floors and up the walls of the crawl space. It acts as a vapor barrier and completely seals the crawl space from the earth.
Jerry T. no longer needs to worry about his crawl space flooding and the standing water causing damage. He now has a dry and waterproof crawl space.
When Ron M noticed that there was water standing in his basement, he knew he needed to do something. So, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Bruce S was able to come up with a solution to the problem.
A WaterGuard and an IceGuard were installed in Ron’s basement. The WaterGuard will drain away water from the basement. The IceGuard acts as a secondary discharge line and will expel water in the event that the discharge line clogs or freezes.
John R. from Addieville, IL was having problems with water coming into his 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 Matthew V. waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed WaterGuard, IceGuard and Triple Safe sump pump. 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 Triple Safe sump pump, while IceGuard works to keep water flowing during winter months when freezing is a concern.
Since the waterproofing of his basement, John is no longer concerned when he sees rain in the forecast.
George and Corine E. from Nashville, IL was having problems with a wet 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 quote about fixing the issue.
Systems Design Specialist Michael T. evaluated the situation and determined that the appropriate solution would be to have foreman Melvin F. waterproof the basement. In order to successfully do so, he installed WaterGuard and Triple Safe sump pump. WaterGuard pushes water towards the top of the surface to keep it from reaching the ground and through Triple Safe sump pump.
Since the waterproofing of their basement, George and Corine are no longer concerned when they see rain in the forecast.
Ken K. of Nashville, Illinois noticed that a couple walls in his home's basement were bowing and cracking. He did not want to ignore the problem and allow it to get worse, so he called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.
Design specialist Brian H. assessed the situation and decided that wall anchors would fix the homeowner's problems. Foreman Jeremy R. then headed to the home to get started. Wall anchors extend from the basement walls to the hard packed soil outside. The steel anchors help stabilize and prevent any further movement of the basement walls.
Ken K. no longer has to worry about his home's walls cracking and bowing. He now has safe and stable basement walls.
Champaign, IL homeowner John T. called Woods Basement Systems looking to seal and protect his crawlspace. Woods sent out System Design Specialist Greg B. to inspect the home and to help John come up with the ideal system to suit his needs.
Foreman James L. and his team installed CleanSpace vapor barrier systems to seal moisture out of the crawlspace. CleanSpace is an inorganic vapor barrier that prevents mold and mildew from growing, and it redirects leaks directly away from the interior. John no longer has to worry about destructive leaks or mold thanks to CleanSpace.
Alan E. from Okawville, IL was alarmed to see his basement walls bowing into his home due to external pressure. He called Woods Basement Systems for help and met with System Design Specialist Nolan M. who worked with Alan to devise the ideal fix for his home repair needs.
Foreman Jeremy R. and his team installed Geo-Lock wall anchors to reinforce the damaged walls. Geo-Lock anchors itself into dense, packed soil under the yard to provide long-lasting stabilization without excessive excavation or disruption in the home. Now Alan can rest easy knowing Geo-Lock will protect his home well into the future.
Susan and Rich in Okawville, IL were alarmed to see water flooding into their basement from an unknown source, so they called Woods Basement Systems for help. System Design Specialist Luke K. went to inspect the home and developed a custom-tailored solution for the homeowners.
Team Woods installed an effective joint system using WaterGuard and TrenchDrain solutions to remove excess water from the home. WaterGuard is a French drain system that's installed underneath the floor slab for maximum drainage with a finished appearance. It works with TrenchDrain, which is ideal for preventing leaks and flooding in outer entryways. Susan and Rich can rest easy knowing their basement system will work for them to protect their home from flooding and harmful water damage.
Felicity of Nashville decided she wanted to brighten up her dimly lit basement. System design specialist, Luke Kimme developed a solution for her by recommending the installation of an egress window.
Forman, Miguel O. installed the fully sealed system. An egress window provides an emergancy exitway and also helps to brighten up a basemet area while still keeping out moisture and critters. Now Felicity R. can fully enjoy her basement with its nice natural lighting!
Kristen of Nashville, Illinois was looking to protect her basement from water damage, so they called Woods Basement Systems to look into her options. She met with design specialist Jeremy K., who gave her a free estimate and designed a custom-fit solution for their waterproofing needs. Foreman Bradly P. installed a WaterGuard and a TripleSafe sump unit.
WaterGuard is a French drain system installed underneath the floor slab for clog-free drainage. It sends water to the TripleSafe unit, which uses three pumps for triple protection and uses the UltraSump battery backup system to keep it running in any weather.
Kristen can now enjoy a clean, dry basement thanks to her new waterproofing system.
Denny of Oakdale, Illinois experienced leaking in his crawl space due to it not unfinished, so he called Woods Basement Systems for a solution. After further inspection, systems design specialist, Brandon B. recommended installing CleanSpace, Sanidry Sedona, and a SmartSump.
Foreman, James L. installed the products. CleanSpace is a vapor barrier used to seal off a crawl space from dirt, moisture, and critters. It is made of inorganic materials, so it does not support mold growth. The Sanidry Sedona dehumidifier keeps a crawl space dry by keep moisture out and preventing mold from growing. Lastly, the SmartSump sump pump is specifically designed for crawl spaces and provides protection from leaks and floods.
Now, Denny H. has a healthy, dry crawl space.
Ben B. of Hoyleton, Illinois needed waterproofing work done in his home, so he called Woods Basement Systems for a solution. Systems design specialist, Luke B. recommended installing a twin pack sump pump, WaterGuard, and IceGuard.
Foremen, Donald A installed the products. The Twin Pack sump pump includes two stainless steel pumps and can help fight against flooding and leaks. WaterGuard is installed in the perimeter of the basement floor and it helps to collect water that seeps through the walls and guides it to the sump pump to be pump out of the home. IceGuard is put on the outside of the home and it allows water to expel from them in case pipes clog or freeze, preventing water from leaking into the basement.
Now Ben B. has a watertight basement.
Clara of Du Bois, Illinois wanted to repair her musty, wet crawl space, so she decided to give Woods Basement Systems a call. Clara set up an appointment with Team Woods, our system design specialist went to the home, and after analyzing the space, he recommended installing CleanSpace.
CleanSpace is made out of inorganic material that creates a vapor barrier which seals the entire crawl space and isn't susceptible to mold growth. Thanks to the team of installers, installing the new encapsulation system was completed quickly and efficiently. Now Clara and her family can rest easy knowing that their home will be safe for many more years to come!
Sam of Irvington, Illinois noticed that his foundation was settling due to the cracks and movement of his walls. Sam reached out to Woods Basement Systems to find a permanent solution for his settlement. Our team inspected the foundation and gave the recommendation of push piers as a long-term solution.
Team Woods installed the push piers around the home to lift the house back into place. Push piers are steel rods that drive into brackets to secure the existing footing. Sam was so pleased with the work conducted by Team Woods and is thankful to have a safe, stable home.
Caleb from Okawville, Illinois wanted to waterproof his basement for proactive measures, so he called Woods Basement Systems. He worked with one of Woods' top system design specialist to design a customized, waterproofing plan for his home. Caleb was given the recommendation of installing a sump pump called a TwinPack sump pump along with a drainage system called WaterGuard. Head foreman, Juan H., and his team worked hard to finish the project quickly and efficiently so Caleb could get back to enjoying his basement.
The TwinPack sump pump will help discard of the water leaks by pumping it out through the discharge line. The WaterGuard drains will work with the TwinPack to direct all pesky water leaks straight to the TwinPack sump pump to be pumped out of the basement. Thanks to a job well done, Caleb now has a dry and safe basement that will continue to stay protected for many more years to come!
Clara from Du Bois, Illinois was eager to clean and waterproof her crawl space after years of dealing with a wet, musty crawl space. Team Woods met with Clara, and together they composed a plan that would meet Clara's waterproofing needs. The top recommended product for this project was a CleanSpace vapor barrier system.
A CleanSpace vapor barrier system is installed on the floor and walls to seal the crawl space from harm. This system also gives a beautiful, fresh look to any crawl space. Now that this crawl space has a barrier from the outer elements, Clara won't have to worry about the condition of her crawl space for many years to come.
Rebecca of Nashville, Illinois noticed water leaks in her water-damaged basement during rainy weather. She wanted to find a solution, so she reached out to Woods Basement Systems to schedule an appointment. From there she worked with a specialist who designed a personalized waterproofing plan. This specialist recommended utilizing WaterGuard drains and a TripleSafe sump pump to prevent any further water damage from developing in the basement.
Foreman, Juan H., along with his crew installed the WaterGuard drainage system around the perimeter of the room. Then a TripleSafe sump pump was installed in the corner of the basement to discard of all water leaks that the drainage system collected. Thanks to the combined effort by Team Woods, Rebecca's home will be safe and dry for years to come.
Addieville, Illinois resident Judith O. noticed that one of her basement walls was cracked and slightly bowing in. She was very concerned about the problem getting worse and possibly leading to collapse. Not wanting to let the problem progress any further, Judith gave Woods Basement Systems a call.
In order to right and support the bowing wall, Bradley P., foreman, and his team installed 10 GeoLock wall anchors. These supports work by connecting a steel rod and anchor that is extended far out into the home's surrounding firmer soil to a plate that is affixed to the interior surface of the wall, effectively pulling the wall outward. Judith's wall won't be moving any time soon!
Stacey of Nashville, Illinois needed a solution to prevent her basement walls from cracking. Over time the cracks had become more profound, and she knew that the safety of her home was at risk. Stacey reached out to Woods Basement Systems and had a specialist look over the walls to see what an optimal solution would be.
The specialist recommended installing push piers into the footing of the basement walls to lift and stabilize the walls back into place. Woods' push piers are made out of durable, galvanized steel that is pushed into the footing of the basement, and they are designed to lock and lift the settled foundation. With the help of push piers, Stacey doesn't have to fear about the safety of her basement again!
Cissy of Nashville, Illinois need help dealing with her wet dirt-floor crawl space. Over time, the moisture in the space had led to mold growth and caused several sections of flooring to sag and slope. She needed to get the problem taken care of professionally, so she called the experts at Woods Basement Systems.
Foreman Brett and his team waterproofed the crawl space by installing a CleanSpace encapsulation system throughout the entirety of the space. This inorganic vapor barrier is sealed around all edges of the crawl space, keeping out all moisture and debris. Cissy no longer needs to worry about water in her crawl space.
Homeowner Curtis of Hoyleton, Illinois was fed up with his basement constantly leaking during periods of rain. Water would regularly stream out of cracks in his walls and pool on the floor. This was particularly bothersome because he used the basement for food storage. He wanted the problem taken care of once and for all, so he called Woods Basement Systems.
A Woods team, led by foreman Kevin, began waterproofing the space by installing WaterGuard drains underneath the floor at the base of the walls. These gutter-like drains catch all leaks coming down the walls well before they're able to make it onto the floor. To finish, a CleanSpace vapor barrier was put in place over a large portion of the walls to prevent mold growth and seal out moisture. Curtis's basement is now totally dry!
Homeowner, Cissy, from Nashville, Illinois wanted to update her crawl space after years of avoiding the area. The current condition of her crawl space was musty, moldy, and dirty. To solve this issue, Woods Basement Systems' system design specialist, Luke K., designed a plan using a CleanSpace encapsulation system to clean up and protect the crawl space.
A CleanSpace encapsulation system was used because this vapor barrier system will seal out outside elements like water, debris, and critters. The crawl space is the most susceptible area for harmful outer elements to enter and cause trouble. By sealing this system on the walls and floor, the crawl space will be protected and will maintain a fresh and clean look. This new system was installed by foreman, Brett J., and his team of installers. Cissy now isn't afraid of her basement and can utilize the space for extra storage!
Addieville, Illinois homeowner Valroy B. was having issues with moisture in his basement. Any time it rained for any extended period of time, water would make its way onto the floor. This required constant cleanup, and Valroy was sick and tired of it.
In order to waterproof the space, a Woods Basement Systems team began by installing an under-floor WaterGuard drainage system at the foot of the leaking walls to catch any and all water. After this, a TripleSafe sump system was put in place to remove all water from the home. Valroy's home is now totally protected from water and he couldn't be happier!
Cole of Addieville, Illinois wanted to waterproof his basement after noticing water damage on his walls and floor. Cole worked with system design specialist, Luke K., who walked Cole through a plan to keep his basement safe and dry. Luke recommended installing a sump pump with a drainage system to keep water outside.
A TwinPack sump pump was installed along with WaterGuard drains by foreman, Tyler S., and his crew. This duo will collect and discard of any water that leaks inside. With a dry basement, this homeowner won't have to worry about the safety of his basement for many years to come.
Christine S. of Irvington, IL. needed a new sump pump in her basement, but she didn't want to tear up her carpet to accomodate one.
Dave P. was not only able to install a sump pump for her, but he was able to hide it away beneath the carpet like Christine wished. The UltraSump that Dave installed features a sturdy sump liner and lid, so the carpet is not dangling dangerously over an open pit of water. In fact, the UltraSump lid is water-tight, so no water or water vapor can escape to damage the carpet above.
Christine S. now has a powerful sump pump system with minimal disruption or danger to her carpet.
Homeowner Marion L. of Saint Louis, Missouri was concerned about the leak that began in her basement after a storm. She had never dealt with a leaking basement and had never had problems in the past after any storms or severe weather. Lost and unsure, Marion called Woods Basement Systems to help find a solution to keep her basement dry during all times of the year.
Our foremen Tyler Sears and his team were sent out to the Saint Louis home to install the perfect solution to Marion’s problem. As waterproofing experts, we have several products to be installed to totally waterproof your home once and for all. In Marion’s home we installed our WaterGuard system as well as our IceGuard. With her existing TripleSafe sump pump, Marion’s basement will now be completely secure from any water that tries to enter her home. With these items in her basement, she will not have to worry about the items in her basement getting ruined by rainwater.
Homeowner Jacob P. of Okawville was concerned about the pools of water he was finding in his basement after several heavy rains this spring. His basement walls were a mixture of poured concrete and exposed brick. Brick basement walls are not commonly seen today because of the risk of water damage. Because the brick is stacked on top of each other with air bubbles and spots where water can flow through easily. Jacob decided to call Woods Basement Systems to find a solution to waterproof his basement once and for all.
Our foremen Tyler Sears and his team came out to the Okawville home to install our patented WaterGuard system. WaterGuard is engineered specifically to be an efficient, long-lasting interior perimeter basement waterproofing system. WaterGuard is the perfect solution to waterproofing a basement with brick stacked walls, letting the water drain into the WaterGuard and draining the water up and out of that home. Jacob does not have to worry about his basement being wet and damp during the spring and winter seasons.
Homeowner Randy M. of Okawville, Illinois was struggling with foundation problems and wall failure. Finding cracks inside and outside of the home, as well as on the walls in his basement, they were concerned about the well-being of his home. Randy didn’t want to risk the investment to his home and risk the safety of family and friends. He decided to call Woods Basement Systems to find a solution to their home.
Our foreman Miguel Ortiz and his team came out to the Oakwville home to install some solutions for the home’s foundation. Our team installed our patented product the GeoLock wall anchor. This item works to permanently straighten and stabilize the foundation over time, as well as creating no disturbance to the home’s lawn or landscaping. Now, Randy can be reassured that his home’s foundation is stable and safe.
Uninsulated crawlspaces can increase the energy costs of the home substantially. Crawlspaces will allow unconditioned outside air to enter below the home. This outside air will then rise through the home and make the living spaces less comfortable.
Many crawlspaces can't be insulated properly because they are not protected from water leaks and vapor, but those that are should be insulated. Insulating the crawlspace includes blocking any windows and adding insulation to the gaps between the floor joists that make up the ceiling of the crawlspace.
Usually, spray foam insulation is used in these areas as it is difficult to shape other forms of insulation to the space. In this home in Urbana, IL. sealed blocks of insulation are installed and spray foam is used as a supplement to block the cracks and offer total insulation.
Once the crawlspace is totally insulated, uncomfortable outside air won't be able to enter the home from below. This will help save the homeowner on energy costs related to heating and cooling their home, making the cost of insulating a small investment with huge payoffs.
Homeowner Patricia N. of Affton, Missouri had been dealing with rainwater problems in her home for as long as she could remember. With water entering through the gap where the floor meets the wall, she decided to finally waterproof her basement once and for all. She called Woods Basement Systems to find the perfect solution for her home.
Our foreman Clay Lasiter and his team sent out to the Affton, Missouri home to install our WaterGuard system. WaterGuard is engineered to be an efficient, long-lasting interior perimeter basement waterproofing system. The big difference is that the WaterGuard sits on-top of the footing, instead of the alongside of it. This is important because it keeps the wet dirt (commonly mud) from getting into the drain because the drain does not sit in the mud. After the WaterGuard is installed, Patricia does not need to worry about leaking and water in her basement ever again.
Many homeowners are concerned with their dirty dark crawl spaces that are exposed to the earth. Worrying that critters, mold, dirt and smells will make their way up into the home. Homeowner Ron M. of Nashville, Illinois had a similar problem in his crawl space. After searching for a credible company to call, he decided on Woods Basement Systems.
The center part of the floor in this Moro, IL home was dropping and the homeowner placed jacks to try and level the floor. Over time the wood structure had absorbed evaporating moisture in the crawl space and had rotten and soften causing the floor to sag. A better beam support was need and galvanized support posts were added to manually adjust the floor back to level. Then the whole crawl space was sealed so the water vapor could not cause this problem again.
Homeowner Julius B. of Ashley, Illinois was dealing with a wet basement. After heavy rain, water leaks into the space where the floor meets the walls. Allowing water onto the basement floor to create a pool or destroy items stored in the space. This album shows the products and solutions offered by Woods to waterproof the Ashley, Illinois basement.
Natalie M is worried about the foundation wall in her basement. It is crumbling and failing, due to water coming in from an unknown location. Cracks also return even though they are sealed.
Murphy W and his crew installed the PowerBrace system to permanently stabilize the foundation wall. This will repair the cracks, stopping the water from leaking through them. It will also return the wall to its original position. Natalie can now relax knowing that her basement will stay dry and her foundation wall is stabilized!
Linda S is worried about water getting in her basement. To control this, Manuel P and his crew installed WaterGuard. This will catch, seal up, and drain away water directly to the TripleSafe sump system, which was also installed to pump out the water. This will stop water from leaking onto the floors. Linda can now relax knowing that her basement will stay dry!
Jackie and Wayne M. of Hoyleton, IL needed to waterproof their basement. Our system design specialist, Aaron M., recommended a TripleSafe and WaterGuard. These products keep unwanted water out of the basement, using three pumps and a specially engineered system to prevent clogs. Once our foreman, Melvin F., and his crew installed these systems, Jackie and Wayne can enjoy a dry basement.
Donna of Oakwville, Illinois wanted to waterproof her leaky basement after years of water accumulating in the basement. Donna worked with Woods Basement Systems to find an optimal solution to waterproof her basement. Team Woods recommended installing a TripleSafe sump pump and WaterGuard drains to protect Donna's home. Team Woods installed the TripleSafe sump pump and WaterGuard drains. With the help of TripleSafe and WaterGuard, Donna's home is clean and waterproofed for years to come!