Each of the Illinois companies listed here is an authorized Basement Systems dealer offering expert basement waterproofing services including drainage and sump pump installation. In each company profile, you can read reviews and check out the contractor’s history, service area, ratings, and more.
Wet basements are not fun! Flooded basements are a homeowner’s nightmare. If you are suffering from constant worry about the health and safety of your basement, it’s time for a change. If you’ve tried DIY efforts to fix pooling water, cracks in your foundation, leaky basement windows, or high humidity, it’s time to find an experienced, professional waterproofer you can trust. A wet basement wastes valuable living space, damages building materials and stored possessions, pollutes the indoor air, risks the health of those living in the home, and puts your investment in your home at risk. That adds up to considerable risk.
1. Look for expertise, training, and experience.
When you choose a basement contractor in the Basement Systems network, you get a local company trained in and committed to the best waterproofing practices. Each contractor listed here is an expert in the diagnosis of sub-grade moisture problems as well as the design and installation of proper drainage, moisture and humidity control, and basement materials. Say good-bye to your wet basement with the best basement waterproofing in your neighborhood!
2. Demand high-quality basement waterproofing products.
These top Illinois contractors have exclusive access to Basement Systems’ award-winning waterproofing products. Basement Systems’ products have set the standard for dry basements since 1987. With access to 27 patented Basement Systems products, your local Basement Systems dealer can tailor the right solution to address your specific basement or crawl space problem. With solutions like the WaterGuard basement drainage system and the UltraSump industrial-strength sump pump, your basement can be ready for the next big rainstorm.
Other basement waterproofing products include high-performance self-draining basement dehumidifiers that also serve as air filters, basement wall and floor treatments, window wells, and basement window replacements. Browse the full line of basement waterproofing products.
Some customers want to understand why they’re plagued with a leaky basement or humid, musty air in their basement. It helps to realize that Illinois has wonderful water resources, from the Mississippi River in the west, the Ohio and Wabash Rivers in the south, and the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline. If you live near these bodies of water, the cycle of winter thaw and river runoff, along with the spring rainy season, may lead to water in your basement multiple times a year. In recent years, Lake Michigan water levels have been at their highest, putting homes in the greater Chicago area especially at risk.
But it doesn't take a once-in-a-decade flood or even a flash flood to ruin your basement. A sudden heavy thunderstorm can dump a lot of rain in a short time and if your basement windows are rusty or the ground is already saturated with water, then your basement is likely to get wet. There are also a number of reasons unrelated to precipitation that cause leaky basements, from plumbing failures to the grading of the land around your foundation. Whatever the reason for a wet basement or foundation, it always makes sense to diagnose the problem and find a solution that prevents further damage.
If you're dealing with a flooded or leaky basement right now, you don’t need to understand why your basement is wet. You just need a permanent fix. The waterproofing experts in the Basement Systems network have helped homeowners across the state of Illinois for decades, by identifying the source of leaks, flooding, groundwater seepage, and musty odors. With a range of waterproofing and moisture control solutions available through Basement Systems, your local dealer will install the right solution for your basement or crawl space.
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Basement Systems products address every major basement or crawl space problem, including moisture intrusion, flooding, leaky windows, structural rot, and excessive humidity. The best basement waterproofers for your Illinois home are those who can diagnose the source of the problem and have the training, expertise and experience to design and install an effective system that keeps your basement dry.
1) Read Reviews & Check Out Past Work
Spend your time reading through the reviews of the basement waterproofing companies listed here. Check out their profiles that highlight their work (before and after photos), awards, and experience.
2) Get inspections and cost quotes
Call or fill out the Free Estimate form to set up an inspection of your basement. When you choose Basement Systems authorized contractor, you’ll get a free book on how basements are constructed and why they get wet, a custom design solution, and written estimate at no charge.
3) Choose Your Contractor & Enjoy the Result!
Choose a basement waterproofer based on the proposed solution, quality of materials, reputation of the contractor, and the price. Remember you only want to waterproof your basement once! After the work is completed, enjoy your dry basement for storage, finishing, laundry, and entertainment.
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Trust your wet basement to an authorized Basement Systems dealer. Our network has been keeping basements dry for more than 35 years across the United States and Canada. Your local Illinois Basement Systems dealer can provide a permanent solution to your basement waterproofing problem and will back it up with a lifetime, transferable warranty. From the Quad Cities to greater Chicagoland to Greater Springfield, you can find a Basement Systems waterproofing pro who serves your neighborhood.
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Project Location: Danville, IL 61832
Comment: I am looking for an estimate on waterproofing my basement. Currently, one of my basement walls lets in water when it rains.
Project Location: Calumet City, IL 60409
Comment: Was just looking to get a price quote on a pump Triple Safe pump
Project Location: Calumet City, IL 60409
Comment: We need a sump pump as well as sealing the perimeter of the house
Project Location: Harvey, IL 60426
Comment: Crack in basement wall
Project Location: Homewood, IL 60430
Comment: Vertical cracks in foundation. water gets in when it rains
Project Location: Monee, IL 60449
Comment: I have two pumps in the drain well. One is battery operated and over 20 years old. I would like someone to quote and up grade to my system. Check out the drain pipeing outside. Thank you
Project Location: Calumet Park, IL 60827
Comment: My basement got flood with water
Project Location: Flossmoor, IL 60422
Comment: Need a dehumidifier in my basement.
Project Location: Longview, IL 61852
Comment: Small (about 100 square feet or so) unfinished basement area where my well pressure tank and water heater are has been flooding when the water table is high. There is no sump well or pump in the basement. House is over 100 years old. The rest of the house is over a crawl space.
Project Location: Manteno, IL 60950
Comment: Water leaking in through wall and floor of basement . Old home only in certain spots, corners, and where floor/wall meet
Project Location: Paxton, IL 60957
Comment: Wanting to finish our basement walls which are currently concrete with something that looks nice and is waterproof in case of water leaks
Project Location: Clifton, IL 60927
Comment: 832 Sq/ft unfinished basement. Need walls put up over concrete foundation.
Project Location: Tinley Park, IL 60487
Comment: Water pooling on inside The foundation is an inside concrete wall which is next to garage again its inside, however water is pooling next to wall there is nothing in the area near outside I see no breach from above or outside it looks as if it's coming right they floor Pooling on concrete
Project Location: Burbank, IL 60459
Comment: Water in basement after rain. Most likely foundation cracks.
Project Location: Orland Park, IL 60467
Comment: Replace sump pump and backup system