About Us

Services offered:

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  • Basement Tile Systems
  • Waterproofing Basements
  • Leveling of Basement Floors
  • Prevent Flooding of Basements
  • Basement Wall Crack Repair
  • Basement & Crawlspace Sealing
  • Basement & Crawlspace Drainage Solutions
  • Repair of Crawlspaces
  • Waterproofing of Crawlspaces
  • Water Control within Crawlspaces
  • Installation of Sump Pumps
  • Egress Window Installations
  • Window Well Installations
  • Repair of Bowed Walls
  • Repair of Home Foundations
  • Repair Foundation Leaks
  • Repair Foundation Bulging 
  • Foundation Crack Repair
  • Repointing 
  • Tuckpointing

Company History

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The history of LS Waterproofing goes back to 1995 when Karl Sparks founder of sister company Sparks Concrete Construction Company noticed a local need for experienced waterproofing services. Karl took his over 25 years of experience in dealing with basements and foundations and officially started LS Waterproofing in 2007. We thrive by providing a cost-effective option for the community to use for all their basement repair and waterproofing needs.


At LS Waterproofing, it is not just about money in exchange for quality work. We forge real relationships with customers in our local communities to ensure we truly understand the needs of people in this area, which allows us to constantly improve our business practices. In fact, over 50 percent of our business comes from referrals - people tell friends and family about us because we are always focused on the needs of our clients.

Our Mission

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To provide the Southwestern, IL region with a timely, cost-effective option for waterproofing and foundation repair that features a comprehensive list of high-quality services, which allow us to cater to the specific needs of our valued customers.

Waterproofing & Foundation Repair for Southwestern, IL.

Basement Waterproofing

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Shield your basement from leaks and flooding with proven waterproofing  technologies that mend cracks and keep your home dry.

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Foundation Repair

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Issues with a Settling Foundation or Bowed Walls?


We fix foundations and bowed walls to ensure homes and companies stay dry.

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Crawlspace Waterproofing

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Wet crawlspace?


 We repair crawlspaces with waterproofing techonology to eliminate mold and mildew by repairing leaks and cracks.

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Basement Sump Pumps

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Does your basement leak each time that it storms? 


Installing a Sump Pump and a Tile Drainage System could resolve your water issues - Call to find out additional Information!

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Crawlspace Repair

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From a wet crawlspce to structural concerns, we provide solutions in waterproofing with crawlspace sealing and repairs. 

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Floor Leveling

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We provide multiple floor leveling systems to fix floors that are not level. System and strategy used depends upon the underlying cause of your issue.

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Waterproofing Services

Basement Waterproofing Services

Do you suffer from water in your basement during inclement weather? 


It is safe to say that you are continually discovering puddles of water in your basement? Now is the ideal time to call the experts of waterproofing at LS Waterproofing to keep your basement dry. 


The strategies that we use include: 


• Indoor solutions:

     • Sealants

     • Coatings

     • Tile Systems 


• Outdoor solutions: 

     • Exterior Sealants & Coatings

     • Drainage Systems 


• Drainage solutions:

     • French Channels/Drains 

     • Gutter/Canal Tiles 


• Sump Pump solutions


 

Crawlspace Waterproofing Services


Crawlspaces are often known to flood due to poor drainage or a poorly constructed foundation.  


LS Waterproofing, can provide three different options for repair, including:

• Vinyl Liners

• Sump Pumps

• French Channels/Drains


 

Local Sump Pump installation & Repair


A sump pump keeps your establishment dry by automatically pumping and channeling water away from the foundation. Drain pipe installed inside the basement along the edge of the floor collects water and carries it to a sump pit. The sump pump turns on automatically when water in the sump pit reaches a set level, pumping the water outside the house through a discharge line.


Basement or crawlspace flooding problems are commonly solved through the use of a sump pump. A sump pump installtion should be considered a major renovation. The right sump pump system in your basement or crawl space can mean the difference between a dry establishment or thousands of dollars in flood damage. 


A quality sump pump is an investment that's worth making for years of worry-free flood protection and peace of mind. If the sump pump fails, your basement can flood, causing expensive damage to your establishment and valuables. It's important to have a reliable sump pump that can help you protect your home or business in even the wettest weather. 

Waterproofing Specialists serving all the Southwestern IL. Area

Who do you call when your basement floods? 


Call the pros at  LS Waterproofing for a consultation of your foundation problems. 


In fact, we provide waterproofing services for basements, crawlspaces, and more. 


Contact us to talk about your options and schedule an appointment. 

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Basement Wall Repair Services

Foundation Repair Specialists

Have you noticed your foundation walls bowing? 

Do you have visible "phantom" cracks on the walls of your home or business? 


LS Waterproofing is always ready to come out and inspect the constructural foundation of your establishment. 


We are the area's leader in foundation repair commonly using one of the following methods:

• Piering
• Steel Piers

• Concrete Piers

 

 

Crawl Space Repair Services

 

Have you noticed sagging floors and/or signs of a sinking foundation?

The issue could be your Crawl Space...


Moisture and moisture-related problems have always been common in crawl spaces. Due to their low height and overall conditions, inspecting and maintaining your crawl space can be extremely difficult. Moisture present in the air condensates on surfaces in the crawl space due to differences in temperature between the crawl space and the outside air. Due to this condensation, organic surfaces within the crawl space will develop mold and rot. This mold and rot can cause serious problems for the air quality and the structural integrity of the home.


LS Waterproofing offers establishments with crawl spaces multiple repair services which include:

• Concrete pier/pad(s) additions

• Floor jack(s) additions

• Supplemental shimming for existing support(s)

• Damage repairs
 

  

Floor Leveling Services


Ever notice water collecting in that "one" spot on your concrete basement floor? 


Get your uneven and/or sunken concrete floors back to the solid, attractive way they once were by leveling your concrete floors. 


LS Waterproofing, also provides floor leveling services that can better the level surfaces of your floors. 

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Whether your problem is structural or your home doesn’t keep out groundwater, we provide the solutions needed to keep your home dry. 


Contact us to talk about your options and schedule an appointment.  

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Basement Window Installations

Basement Egress Windows

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 Egress windows serve as an emergency exit for any room that is underground. 

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Basement Window Wells

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 Window wells can provide an emergency exit, allow natural light into your basement and/or ensure water runs away from your foundation when it rains. 

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Egress Window & Window Well System Installations

Egress Window Installation

Planning on finishing your basement, or need major repairs to your establishment's foundation, it is important to install an egress window. 


Egress is a building code term that relates to the ability to exit a room during a hazardous situation such as a fire. Most applications apply to a basement area that will be finished for living space, typically a bedroom.  Adding egress can greatly improve safety in enclosed spaces. Even if a basement is not going to have a bedroom, it may be wise to have an escape route. 


A below- or at-grade window adds considerable value to the equity of a home. Additionally, most building codes require that finished basements have an egress window for this specific purpose. 


Egress windows come in a variety of colors and styles. Standard basement windows are plain, but an egress window can have the same materials and styles of any other window in the home. Please contact LS Waterproofing today to discuss your options.



Window Well Installation


A window well is semi-circular excavation that surrounds a basement window. It is typically constructed from a solid barrier made from corrugated galvanized metal, masonry, plastic or pressure-treated wood. 


Window wells are usually installed for the following purposes:


• Emergency egress

      •  If the window serves a living area -- as opposed to an unfinished basement with exposed utilities  

         emergency escape at a minimum of two locations is required. Window wells allow windows to be used 

         by escaping occupants and emergency crews attempting to enter the house.


•  Prevent moisture damage to basement windows that are at or below grade

      •  The window wells keep the soil away from openings in the foundation walls while still allowing proper 

          grading and drainage away from the house

 

•  Allow sunlight into a below-grade room that would otherwise require artificial lighting

Contact LS Waterproofing for more details about window wells and egress solutions for your home. 

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Your Local Egress Window  & Window Well System Installer.


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LS Waterproofing

LS Waterproofing @ 16564 Oak Bridge Rd.; Brighton, IL 62012 US

(618) 372-3932 -- OR -- (217) 525-3932

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