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

It's Time to Protect Your Home and Your Valued Possessions

We've had one of the wettest Springs in Chicago history, and there's rain more in the forecast. Is your basement safe from sewer backup during heavy rainstorms?

During sudden or prolonged rain storms, excess water and sewage can surge into your basement, destroying your treasured belongings. Perma-Seal has developed a permanent and proven solution for this disastrous problem caused by overtaxed municipal sewers. The Perma-Seal Sewer Backup Prevention System is virtually fail-safe and is available with a lifetime warranty. Visit our sewer services page for more information.

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Pain in the Drain: Holidays Can Be Rough on Your Plumbing

Pain in the Drain: Holidays Can Be Rough on Your Plumbing

This time of year can certainly be a festive time for many homeowners, but they can also be a tough time for your sewer lines. The incorrect disposal of cooking grease, overuse of garbage disposals and added disposal of paper waste from guests are frequent culprits of pipe-clogging sewer problems. If you don’t catch a blockage in time, your household plumbing items will become inoperable and, even worse, raw sewage can back up through toilets, tubs and sinks into your home. Here are three tip to help avoid trouble in your home this holiday season:

1. Do not pour oil down a drain. Baking, frying and roasting can result in beautiful holiday dinners, but also leaves behind lots of excess cooking oils, grease and fats. Instead of pouring them down a drain, put them into a garbage bag or into a sealed container before disposing in the trash. Be careful, even small amounts of grease in a drain can cause a problem. You could also ask your municipalities if they have any collection services for large amounts of used cooking oils.

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$199 Sewer Camera Inspection and Rodding Holiday Special

$199 Sewer Camera Inspection and Rodding Holiday Special thru December 31, 2012. Sewer lines do need maintenance to prevent clogs, which can be caused by tree roots, debris and grease buildup. But during the holidays, overuse of garbage disposals and paper products can also cause blockage, resulting in raw sewage backing up into your home. Visit our sewer services page for more information.

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Mainline Sewer Camera & Rodding Inspection Promotion

Sewer lines can back up in your home.

Sewer lines become clogged with tree roots, debris and grease buildup. Maintain your sewer line to keep sewage from backing up into your home. Anyone who's experienced sewer backup never wants it to happen again.

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Sewer Backup Protection Chicago

In the Chicago Area it is common during heavy rain that municipal sewers will become overloaded. The result could be sewage back up into basements and other low lying drains in the area. Sewage contaminated water may be pushed through floor drains, toilets or showers and can potentially create a dangerous, unhealthy environment in your home. For information on sewer backup prevention please visit our sewer services page.

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Sewer Backup Prevention November 2011 Promotion

Often in the Chicago area, municipal sanitary sewers to become overloaded with more volume than they can handle, during heavy rainstorms. This can result in sewer backup in low lying drains including basements! Sewage contaminated water map be pushes through toilets, showers, or floor drains potentially creating a toxic environment in homes. Visit our sewer services page for more information.

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Sewer Backup Protection | Sewer Backup Prevention

Maybe you've had a serious problem with water coming into your basement or flooding due to storms, let Perma-Seal help you with Sewer Backup Prevention. We are professionals at Sump Pump installation. Don't get drenched! Also, Perma-Seal does Basement WINDOWS too!

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