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DryTrak Drainage Channel
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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
SilverGlo Wall Insulation
TerraBlock Floor Insulation
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
Insulated Wall Panels
Premier And Linen Ceiling Tiles
ThermalDry Floor Tiles
Millcreek Faux Wood Flooring
Sunhouse Window Wells
Everlast Window Replacement
Rockwell Egress Window

 

Radon Mitigation
Radon Testing
Radon Detection
Radon Abatement
Radon Mitigation System
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Repairing Leaky Basement Walls in Worden, IL

Repairing Leaky Basement Walls in Worden, IL

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Repairing Leaky Basement Walls in Worden, IL Repairing Leaky Basement Walls in Worden, IL

This combination concrete block and poured foundation in Worden, Illinois leaked with almost every rain. The hollow, concrete blocks would fill up with water, and groundwater would seep through at the mortar joints as well as the joint where the block wall rested on the poured wall.

Woods Basement Systems repaired the wall by first drilling small "weep holes" every few feet in the bottom row of concrete block to alleviate the hydrostatic pressure inside and against the block wall. To drain the leaky block wall, the crew fastened the BrightWall basement wall system to the basement walls, draining any wall leaks into the WaterGuard perimeter drainage system—where it could then be pumped out and away from the basement.

Leaky Block Wall Repair in Worden, IL

Leaky Block Wall Repair in Worden, IL

Before After
Leaky Block Wall Repair in Worden, IL Leaky Block Wall Repair in Worden, IL

The concrete block section of this foundation wall leaked at the transition joint between the block foundation and poured concrete wall.  The block wall also leaked at pipe penetrations and other outlets along the wall.

By installing a perimeter drainage system and a vinyl wall covering to drain wall leaks to a nearby sump pump system, Woods Basement Systems helped make this Worden, Illinois basement brighter, dry, and usable.

Waterproofing Worden, IL Basement

Waterproofing Worden, IL Basement

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Waterproofing Worden, IL Basement Waterproofing Worden, IL Basement

The heart of any waterproofing system is the sump pump, because the waterproofing systems is only as good as the pump that ejects the water out and away from the basement.

To keep this Worden, Illinois basement dry all the time, Woods Basement Systems installed the TripleSafe sump pump system that addresses 3 major concerns: What if the primary pump fails?  What if it can't keep up with the flow of water from heavy rain?  What if the power goes out, or a circuit breaker trips?

The TripleSafe consists of a primary and secondary pump—in case one pump fails, the homeowner still has an operating pump—and includes a third, battery backup pumping system.

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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, Radon Mitigation, 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!

Worden’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 an authorized 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 and certified. 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 Worden

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.

Radon Mitigation To Give You Peace of Mind

Another service that we provide is Radon Mitigation. In case you are unaware, radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that has become the second-leading cause of lung cancer. The worst part about radon is that it cannot be smelled, tasted, touched or heard. The only way to even know if your home may be afflicted by radon is to allow a certified professional to run a test in your home. If you want to know more information about Radon Mitigation and ensure peace of mind and protection for you and your family give us a call today at 1-844-204-8198.

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 useable 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 Worden, IL
Waterproofing in Worden, IL

Kyle D. of Worden, IL made a call to Woods Basement Systems in regards to fixing her basement that would become wet after heavy rainfalls.

TJ Jones, a Systems Design Specialist for Woods Basement Systems, assessed the situation and decided that foreman Mason S. should waterproof the basement. He did so by installing WaterGuard, Triple Safe sump pump and IceGuard. WaterGuard pushes water towards the top of the surface to keep it from reaching the ground and through Triple Safe sump pump. IceGuard stops water getting stuck and frozen during winter months when freezing is a concern.

Since the install, Kyle no longer worries about rain.

Geo-Lock Wall Anchor Installed in Worden, IL

Brad M was concerned when he noticed that his basement walls were beginning to bow. So, he decided to call Woods Basement Systems. System Design Specialist Jacob K was able to come up with a solution to the problem.

Foreman Mason S installed a Geo-Lock Wall Anchor in Brad’s basement. The Wall Anchor will attach to a stable level of soil away from the house, the other end will attach to the basement walls. The device can be tightened and will straighten the walls overtime.

Wall Anchors Correct Cracking Walls in Worden, IL

Brad M. of Worden, Illinois noticed that a few of his home's walls were cracking and bowing. He did not want the problem to get worse or cause safety concerns, so he called Woods Basement Systems for assistance.

Design specialist Jacob K. assessed the situation and decided that the best solution was to install a few wall anchors. Foreman Mason S. then headed to the home to get the job started. The steel wall anchors extend from the inside walls of the basement to the hard packed soil outside. The wall anchors stabilize and prevent further movement of the walls.

Brad M. no longer has to worry about his home's walls cracking and bowing. He now has stable and safe basement walls.

Sinking and Cracking Porch in Worden, IL

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.

WaterGuard IceGuard TripleSafe in Worden, Illinois

Kyle D. from Worden, Illinois was worried about the amount of water leaking into her basement. Also, that the water damaged to her valuables was enough to make her unhappy. In order to solve this problem, SHE called our team and got a free consulting appointment.

Our professional system design specialist Mason S. designed a solution to waterproof the basement. First, WaterGuard was installed, and, secondly, TripleSafe System were installed in order to keep the water out.

Based on the Woods Basement Systems definitions, WaterGuard is a perimeter drainage system that collects water and guides it to the TwinPack sump pump system. The Triple Safe system then pumps the water out of the basement and away from the home. This system is the most reliable sump pump system. Finally, IceGuard was installed in order to allow water to escape from sump pump discharge line if the pipe freezes or become blocked for any reasons.

By the means of these three related systems, now, Kyle D. is living in her home whose basement is cleaner and safer.

WaterGuard, TripleSafe and IceGuard in Worden, Illinois

Worden, Illinois resident Frank D. was troubled by water leaking into his basement where the floor meets the wall. The water caused mold and risked damaging his valuables. System design specialist Chris T. designed a solution to keep the basement dry.

Foreman Ryan L. 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 addtion to WaterGuard and TripleSafe, IceGuard was installed. IceGuard provides water with an exit in the event that the discharge lines become frozen or clogged. With this waterproofing system, Frank's wet musty basment has been transformed to dry and comfortable.

Wall Anchors and Waterproofing in Worden, IL

Brian W. of Worden, IL had water leaking in through the cracks of his basement walls. He knew the cracks were a sign of failing foundation, so he called Woods Basement Systems for help.

Woods installed GeoLock wall anchors to provide support for the home. These anchors are attached to the wall and is anchored to the yard outside. This is done by using poles to extend past the active zone in the yard. This will support the foundation of the home for the life of the structure so the homeowner’s never have to worry about a failing foundation.

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.

A TripleSafe sump pump was installed to evacuate unwanted water. The sump pump will pump the water out through a discharge line that leads the water to the yard. This line can become clogged or frozen at times, in order to prevent the water from receding back into the basement, Woods installed IceGuard. IceGuard is installed on the discharge line next to the house and allows water to escape through it when it is necessary. 

WaterGuard Installed in Worden, IL

Susan L. of Worden, IL had water leaking into her basement and she had no way to drain it. Woods Basement Systems was able to instlall a proper drainage to Susan's basement.

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 discharge line that was attached to a Twin Pack sump pump. This sump pump would pump the water in the basement through the discharge line. The discharge line leads the water into the yard where it is drained. The line can become frozen or clogged in some situations. In order to prevent the water from backing up into the basement, Woods installed IceGuard. IceGuard provides an escape route for the water so that it does not back up into the basement. 

Stabilizing Basement Walls in Worden

Brian was concerned his basement wall might cave in without notice. The home he bought 2 years ago was actually moved in the 1940s, which meant his basement walls were part block and part poured concrete.  Block walls are hollow inside and can fill up with water, and his walls were leaking at the transition between the two foundation types.  The hydrostatic pressure being exerted on the walls had cracked one of the walls in the block section, and the wall was bowing.

Brian hired Woods Basement Systems to install 7 Geo-Lock wall anchors to stabilize the wall and protect against further bowing.  The crew installed earth anchors further beyond the fill soil that was immediately surrounding the home. Driving threaded steel rods through small holes in the basement wall, the crew attached large wall anchors plates to the steel rods and torqued the anchors to tighten the system. Now, Brian's wall is stable and he never has to worry about it caving in.

Work Requests From Worden, IL
Cemtery Road in Worden
Im interested in getting a quote to water proof my basement
Renken Rd in Worden
I have a crack in my foundation that leaks water after a heavy rain
E Donnewald St in Worden
We would like to finish our basement.
Rutledge St in Worden
A radon test says it was 8.2pCi/L and need estimate on radon mitigation system quickly as we are selling our home
Boody St. in Worden
Floors are sagging in some places and there is some rotting wood, i need to get the floors level again in order to put hard tile down.
in Worden
High water table. Sump has 2 pumps & can't keep up when rains. Yard not properly graded. Basement floor always damp. Musty basement. Dehumidifier doesn't help. Water leaks in around foundation & runs down walls, too. 10-12 year old house. Can't use basement. Everything down there on pallets. Need ideas & quote for solutions. Thanks!
Su Twan Dr in Worden
In the process of buying said property and it needs radon mitigation. Would like to get an estimate to resolve high radon levels. Thank you.
Rutledge St. in Worden
The foundation of my house is settling and there are cracks in the walls. One of the walls is worse than the others but all have cracks.