Perma-Seal News and Information

This is where we will post industry news as well as helpful hints for the home and business owner in Chicagoland.

Real Estate Market

What's Happening in Our Area's Real Estate Market?
 There's no doubt 2020 has been a strange year for careers, families and communities – this includes real estate. Across the country, inventory was at historic lows over the spring and summer months as COVID-19 left many people uncertain about their future. But, for those looking to sell, doing so during a period of low inventory could be a go...
Continue reading
  162 Hits
162 Hits

The Do's and Don'ts of Driveway Repair

The Do's and Don'ts of Driveway Repair
 If you have a home, chances are you have a driveway. (Okay, we really didn't work too hard on that one, keep reading). Driveways in the midwest can often become cracked and sunken. This is a result of the soil underneath those concrete driveway slabs. As the soil softens during rain or moisture, the weight of the concrete could cause the slab...
Continue reading
  201 Hits
201 Hits

Why Sidewalks Become Uneven and Who it Impacts

Uneven Sidewalks and Who They Impact
You probably don't spend much time thinking about the sidewalk in front of your home. It's not so much for you as it is for the pedestrians around your neighborhood. However, the sidewalk on your property is your responsibility to maintain. There are a few factors that could cause a sidewalk to need repairs. Rain can wash away the dirt underneath t...
Continue reading
  253 Hits
253 Hits

How Weather Affects Concrete

How Different Weather Affects Concrete
In the summer months, a lot can happen to the concrete in and around our homes. And with more people out and about, concrete issues might feel more noticeable – and more annoying. From a sunken sidewalk slab to a cracked concrete driveway, the climate of the region has a direct impact on the soil and, ultimately, the concrete on top of it. It's not...
Continue reading
  254 Hits
254 Hits

Sinking Concrete at Your New Home? It Could Be Poorly Compacted Soil

 A new house in a new neighborhood can be exciting. It can feel like the possibilities are endless. Even better, new homes usually come free of problems… for a time. When builders construct new homes, they disrupt the natural soils, digging into them to assemble the foundation and shifting the earth to create a flat space for the home to sit l...
Continue reading
  183 Hits
183 Hits

Perma-Seal Introduces Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service

Perma-Seal Introduces Concrete Lifting and Leveling Service

DOWNERS GROVE, IL -- Perma-Seal Basement Systems is known best for being better because they offer the most advanced patented products and repair methods in the waterproofing and foundation repair industry. Consistently evaluating new solutions for their clients has made them the leader in the Chicagoland and Northwestern Indiana areas. That is why Perma-Seal is excited to announce that they now offer a new, innovative solution for unlevel and/or sinking concrete known as PolyLEVEL.

Unleveled and sinking concrete around a home, building or business poses safety hazards and unwanted liability to the owner, customers, employees and/or tenants. Perma-Seal’s patented PolyLEVEL system can lift all types of indoor and outdoor surfaces including basement, warehouse and garage floors, driveways, sidewalks as well as patios, porches and pool decks.

Continue reading
  2068 Hits
2068 Hits
Perma-Seal Logo