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.

Sump Pump Talk

The heart and soul of every waterproofing system is the sump pump. Basically, a sump pump is an appliance that pumps water out away from your home, thereby preventing water build-up and floods.

While a home’s sump pump should ideally be checked everyday, we all know that’s not possible. Instead, try to check if it’s working as it should before any major storm. At the minimum, your sump pump should be check thoroughly at least once a year.

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Lake Forest Homeowners - Why DIY Basement Waterproofing is NOT Recommended

A city in Lake County, Illinois, Lake Forest is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and lies on the shore of Lake Michigan. It was founded in 1857 and has evolved to become the headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies.

The area's climate is one where the summers are hot, winters are cold, and thunderstorms are common during spring and summer. This climate tends to make many basements in the area prone to getting wet, damp, or even flooded.

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Put a Stop to Basement Leaks in Your Aurora Home

The second most populous city in Illinois, Aurora has been listed as one of the fastest growing cities in the US in the last decade and is also known as the 'City of Lights.' With all the lights and fast moving pace the city offers, it's easy to forget some of the things that lie below our feet – our basement.

Weather may be a strong contributor to basement leaks, but sometimes neglect can play a huge part as well. Damaged pipes and rain gutters, cracks in the walls and floors, broken egress window seals, etc.

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Hinsdale Basement Waterproofing Facts

Part of the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois, Hinsdale is known for its beautiful residences and rolling, wooded landscapes. A teardown culture exists here, with over 30% of homes being new rebuilds.

If you are planning to rebuild your home, be sure to not neglect the basement. It may be the least celebrated of rooms in your home, but it serves a purpose with the potential to be more.

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Wheaton Basement Waterproofers Will Protect Your Biggest Investment – Your Home

One of the more affluent cities in Illinois, Wheaton was listed in 2010 by Money magazine as one of the 25 highest earning towns in the US. It is also the site of the famous Wheaton College.

For a rich city with solid educational facilities, you would think problems would become a rarity. However, there's one problem many homeowners experience – basement floods and moisture problems.

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Preventing Aurora, IL Basement Flooding

The second most populated city in the state of Illinois, Aurora was once a moderately-sized manufacturing city that has grown to become one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Also called the "City of Lights," due to it being one of the first cities in the US to use electric street lights, the city is also culturally diverse due to it being inclusive and tolerant to immigrants.

Residents, however, often find their simple and quiet lives shaken with basement flooding. This is due in part of the city's annual precipitation of about 40 inches and being prone to heavy snowfalls and blizzards in the winter.

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Preventing Wet Basements in Hinsdale, IL With Waterproofing – How Does it Work?

Part of the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois, Hinsdale is known for its rolling topography and beautiful homes. But no matter how beautiful a home is, if the basement is waterlogged and full of problems, living in the home can be an unpleasant experience.

Basements with moisture-issues tend to cause a variety of problems that range from simple to serious. From rot in wooden posts, and damaged appliances, to weakened home foundations and health risks brought about by mold and mildew growth, moisture-issues in basements cannot be ignored.

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Preventing Basement Leaks in Downers Grove, IL

Downers Grove is a pleasant place to live. The village was listed number 8 in Forbes list of America's Friendliest Towns, was named by the American Community Survey as having one of the country's most educated citizenry, and was ranked number 5 in CNN's list of Best Places for a Healthy Retirement.  

But despite these credentials, many residents still find their Downers Grove homes to be less than perfect due to basement leaks. Issues with one's basement may not seem as earth-shattering as it is, but if you consider the potential issues it can cause, you might change your mind.  

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Reasons Why You Need to Have Basement Waterproofing to Prevent Leaks in Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village – a municipality in Illinois with a population of 33,127, as the name suggests, it is home to a herd of elk in a grove at Busse Woods. It is also home to Alexian Brothers Medical Center (ABMC), CitiGroup, Pepsi Cola Distribution and the headquarters of United Airlines.  

Unfortunately, Elk Grove Village is also home to many waterlogged basements. Despite being composed of just 0.07 square miles of water, many basements in the area suffer from basement moisture issues due to high water tables, damaged pipes, and weather conditions.  

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You Need to Protect Your Oak Lawn Home From Having a Damp Basement – Here's Why

A suburb of Chicago, Oak Lawn is a village in Illinois that is surrounded by other suburbs, as well. It is home to an expansive park system, from small play lots to vast recreational open parks. Maintaining parks is a wet and complicated process which can be controlled only by trained professionals.  

For a village with well-manicured parks, you can tell that its residents are a meticulous people. However, even the most careful people run into problems with their homes - problems such as having a damp basement.  

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Chicago, Illinois is also known as the "Windy City." Its weather plays at the extremes with hot summer, freezing winters, and thunderstorms are common in spring and summer. Weather changes such as this can cause problems with any home, especially basements where leaks can occur.  

Basement leaks are the result of many factors. Weather is one factor; precipitation can seep through the ground and walls, causing moisture issues in basements. Broken pipes are another cause of basement leak. Even the water table can contribute to a leaky basement if steps aren't taken to prevent it.  

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Tips for Affordable Basement Waterproofing in Arlington Heights

A suburb of Chicago, Arlington Heights in Illinois is best known for being the home of the Arlington Million, a Breeder's Cup qualifying event, held at the Arlington Park Race Track. Sharing the same weather as Chicago, Arlington's annual precipitation is at 38.25 inches. It may not seem much, but it's enough to leave many basements flooded, or at least, cause moisture issues.  Basement moisture can cause a ton of headaches for the homeowner. It can ruin appliances and electronics, cause wooden posts to rot, destroy the foundation, and even cause health issues due to mold and mildew growth.  

In short, wet basements are something you don't want to have. 

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How to Do Affordable Wet Basement Waterproofing in Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights is a village in Cook County, Illinois and a suburb of Chicago that is known for Arlington Park Race Track. With an annual precipitation of 38.35 inches a year, there are times when its residents have to deal with wet basements.  

A wet basement can cause all sorts of headaches, from flooding, to wood rot, weakening of the foundation, growth of fungi and mildew, and damage to anything stored in this area of the home.  

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Finding the Best Basement Waterproofing Contractor for Your Home in Evanston, IL

One of the North Shore communities that adjoin Lake Michigan, Evanston is a suburban city located in Cook County, Illinois. It has been known by a variety of nicknames over the years, from "The City of Churches" to "E-Town" and "Da Town." And like every other town, residents of Evanston also suffer from flooded or moisture-laden basements.  

A basement that floods, or has moisture problems, can cause various issues in your home both structurally and health-wise. It can deteriorate your foundation, ruin your belongings stored here, cause allergies, and other serious problems. Thus, waterproofing your basement is a worthwhile investment that can save you a fortune in future repairs and health costs.  

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How Do I Stop my Chicago Heights Basement From Flooding?

How Do I Stop my Chicago Heights Basement From Flooding?

Nicknamed "Crossroads of the Nation," Chicago Heights is a city located in Cook County, Illinois that has served as a haven for German, Italian, Polish, Irish, African American, and Hispanic immigrants since 1900. Despite the city's geography being composed of just 0.10% water, many Chicago Heights residents are still plagued with flooded basements.

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Fix Your Leaky Calumet City Basement Once and For All

Calumet City, locally referred to as "Cal City," was founded in 1892 and is a city in Cook County, Illinois. It lies on the west side of the Illinois-Indiana border from Hammond, Indiana. Though the geography of Cal City is made up of just 1.64% water, many residents are still plagued with leaky basements.
 
Leaky basements can cause many problems, mainly problems which include degradation of the foundation, musty smells, and the growth of mold and fungi which can also cause health problems.
 
Solutions for a Leaky Basement
 
If you are one of the many who want to fix their leaky basement once and for all, the first step is to find the source of moisture. This can come from outside or within, so Perma-Seal will be sure to check thoroughly.
 
We will also check your house gutters to make sure water is diverted away from the foundation of the house. Also, we will look out for cracks in the wall or floor since water might seep in through them.
 
Benefits for Calumet City Homeowners
 
The main benefit of having your leaky basement fixed is peace of mind. Peace of mind in knowing that your home's foundations are safe, you and your family's health are protected from mold and fungi, and you don't have to worry about any musty smells in the future.
 
Get yourself some much-needed peace of mind today and call a Perma-Seal professional to stop your basement form leaking.
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What is Basement Waterproofing and is it Important For Aurora, IL Homes?

Aurora, IL is the second most populated city in the State of Illinois. The city's population is 199,932 and ranks in the top 50 fastest growing cities in the United States since 2000. For its residents, many ask what basement waterproofing is and is it important? Well, for a city that gets 40 inches of precipitation every year, yes it is important.
 
But what is basement waterproofing? Basically, it refers to the techniques used to prevent water from entering your basement. Done by professionals, waterproofing is always needed if a structure is built at ground level or below ground because of the hydrostatic pressure exerted below basement walls by the higher water table.
 
This pressure pushes water into the cracks of the floors and walls of a basement, and can result in mold, fungus, decay and other moisture related problems.
 
Waterproofing Basement Solutions
 
There are various techniques that can be used to effectively waterproof a basement, though each differ in ideology and design. These are: interior and exterior drains, sump pumps, underground downspout extensions, and more.
 
To learn more about each product or system, and to determine which method would be most effective for your home's basement, you can contact a Perma-Seal professional who can take you step-by-step through the whole process.
 
Benefits to Aurora Residents
 
The benefits of waterproofing basements range from having a mold-free basement that won't endanger the health of you and your family, to having the peace of mind that decay and rot of your home's foundation is prevented.
 
To learn more, call a Perma-Seal professional today and find out how to have a safer and drier basement.
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Are Backup Sump Pumps Necessary in Cicero, IL?

The home of Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, Cicero, IL is an incorporated town in Cook County, Illinois with a population of 83,891. Named after the town of Cicero, New York, its etymology can be traced to the Roman statesman and orator, Marcus Tullius Cicero. For its residents, the question of whether backup sump pumps are necessary may seem trivial, but when you think about it, is as important as anything in Cicero, IL!   

 
Sump pumps play an important role in anyone's home. Especially for those prone to basement flooding, a sump pump can mean the difference between a ruined foundation or a happy home. The question remains, is a battery back up sump pump necessary?  Let us answer that question with another question: in case of basement flooding, if your primary sump pump fails, what would you do?  
 
Backup Sump Pump Solutions  
 
If your primary sump pump fails, it's worth the investment to have a back up ready. Battery powered backups are perfect, especially when there's a power outage, but be sure you keep them charged and powered lest your backup fails too.   
 
The best way to set-up a backup pump is to utilize a battery powered pump with a trickle charger – that is, a charger that continuously charges its batteries once the voltage drops, and cuts off power when fully charged to prevent overcharging. This ensures that even in power failures, your back up batteries are fully charged and ready to go.   
 
Benefits to Cicero Homeowners  
 
The benefits of having a battery back up sump pump extends to more than just having a water-free basement. Perhaps, most importantly, is peace of mind. When there's a power outage in the middle of a storm, you'll have one less thing to worry about, and that alone is worth the price of admission – so to say!  
 
To learn more about backup sump pumps and to find out the perfect setup for your home, contact a Perma-Seal professional today.
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How Do I Stop My Buffalo Grove Basement From Flooding?

Buffalo Grove is a beautiful village with a population of about 41,000, and is home to many disc golf courses, swimming pools, lakes, creeks, parks, tennis courts, and much more. There’s also the Raupp Museum, which features many relics from the area's lively past. Many famous individuals hail from Buffalo Grove too, including Vince Vaughn and Ali Cobrin. However, this area has shown throughout the years that it can be prone to flooding during the heavy rainstorms. If you live in this area and are concerned about your basement's moisture problem, be assured there are ways to help relieve your fears and keep your basement dry permanently.

Basement leaks are bad news any way you look at it. Big or small, a basement moisture problem should get taken care of before it turns into a bigger, more costly issue. A leaky basement or crawl space can destroy any personal items you store down there, whether it’s old family heirlooms, picture albums or a nice, finished area of the basement you use as an entertainment area or a play room for the kids. Even worse, it’s proven that the unhealthy air caused by excess water and moisture in your basement will naturally make its way upstairs, decreasing the quality of air throughout your entire home.

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Preventing a Wet Basement in both Chicago, IL and Northwest Indiana

Perma-Seal will be glad to help you with preventing a wet basement. Even if you aren’t the handiest homeowner in the world, it doesn’t mean that you can’t help to protect the basement of your home from dangerous leaks. In fact, there are many things that you can easily do on your own to help minimize the chance of coming home or waking up to a flooded basement. Please take a look at the list below and feel free to contact us if you have any questions!

1. Maintain your window wells – A lot of homeowners might not give much thought to the window wells around their basement. However, if they’re leaking, it’s only a matter of time before this moisture gets inside of your home and causes problems. Make sure that your basement windows have a tight seal against the foundation of your home. If you notice any gaps, you can fill them with a waterproof caulking material. Also, make sure that you have a cover over your window well to prevent unwanted debris or small animals from getting inside and clogging the interior drain.

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Deadline for FEMA Assistance Ends Next Tuesday!

Deadline for FEMA Assistance Ends Next Tuesday!

DON’T MISS OUT! Next Tuesday, July 9, is the deadline to register for FEMA assistance. Illinoisans who were affected by the April 16 to May 5 severe weather and who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only one week left to call FEMA’s toll-free registration line at 800-621-FEMA (3362) to find out if they are eligible for disaster assistance. Visit //www.fema.gov/disaster/4116 for the latest news and to find out where you can go this weekend for valuable information and assistance.  

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Perma-Seal Receives Top Awards at International Convention

If the weathermen are right, it's going to be a wet week! Is your basement going to stay dry? Sounds like a great reason to call Perma-Seal TODAY and get your sump pump checked! //www.permaseal.net/contact-us.html

We are on a mission to get you to think about your sump pump. That's probably not something you think about every day, but we want to save you from a wet mess in your basement! And when you schedule your FREE estimate before April 30th, you will save 10% on all primary and backup pump systems, as well as ejector pumps.

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Dry, healthy basement adds useable space and value to your home.

//www.permaseal.net Roy Spencer, owner and president of Perma-Seal, talks about Perma-Seal products and how dry, healthy basements add useable space and value to your home. Perma-Seal is known best for basement waterproofing. That's because we've been working hard at it for over thirty-four years. We've installed more sump pumps than I can count! Did you know we're also structural foundation repair specialists? Or that we can seal your damp, musty crawl space? And don't forget basement plumbing! You can trust our licensed professionals to get the job done right. Call Perma-Seal today at 800-421-SEAL. Our team is ready to wow you with their expertise and dedication to superior customer service. Whether you're in need of a Crack Repair, a Battery Backup Pump, or your water heater needs replacing, we have an affordable solution for you. The fact is, Perma-Seal is the proven solution.

 

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Perma-Seal Receives Top Awards at International Convention

(From left: Joel Spencer, Supply Chain Director, holds awards won at convention alongside Roy Spencer, President and Founder of Perma-Seal.)

DOWNERS GROVE, IL - Perma-Seal Basement Systems was awarded top awards at the recent international Basement Systems’ 3-day convention in Connecticut. The annual convention gathers basement waterproofing and foundation repair dealers from across the United States, Canada and UK. Perma-Seal’s 2015-2016 awards include: #4 Foundation Repair Dealer for CarbonArmor, #6 Crawl Space Dealer for Total Sales, #8 Basement Systems Dealer for Total Sales, and #32 Foundation Repair Dealer for Total Sales.

This year’s theme was INSPIRE 2016, and several members of Perma-Seal’s valued management team left the conference feeling uplifted. There were presentations by John Foley, former Blue Angels Lead Solo Pilot, and Mike Eruzione, Captain of the US 1980 Winter Olympics hockey team that defeated the Russian team. Supply Chain Director Joel Spencer was quite inspired and stated, “Despite overwhelming odds against them, the teamwork and bond between [Mike and also John], and his teammates allowed them to defeat opponents with much greater experience and individual abilities,” Spencer said. “I will think of both any time I hear the word ‘impossible.’”

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Perma-Seal Says Thank You: 10% OFF, up to $300, for the month of January

Perma-Seal Says Thank You: 10% OFF, up to $300, for the month of January

This holiday weekend provides a great opportunity to relax, maybe play a round of golf, have a BBQ, or visit with family and friends. It's also a great reason to pause and remember why we have a day off.

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. It is not a celebration, but rather a day of formal reflection over the cost of freedom; the freedom to speak our mind, to vote, to live where we choose, to be anything we choose to be.

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Promoting Green Solutions

The nonprofit Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) is a Chicago-based think-and-do tank that researches, pilots, and advocates solutions for property owners in towns and cities across the Chicago region that are paying millions of dollars to tackle basement and backyard flooding problems. CNT’s Wetrofit service offers fast track solutions for budget-strapped communities aimed at alleviating this flooding, revitalizing neighborhoods and generating jobs. 

CNT has established one of the largest family residential green retrofit programs in the nation and has already been piloted in several communities in the Chicagoland area. However, CNT is now making the case to national leaders for the financing of green infrastructure retrofits, knowing that wetrofitting can offer effective and accountable local services to many other areas throughout the country.

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A "Perma-Sealed" Basement Adds Value To Your Home

A "Perma-Sealed" Basement Adds Value To Your Home - Reliable Sump Pumps, Crawl Space Solutions, Foundation Crack Repair, New Basement Windows, and Eliminate Sewer Back Up. Call Now - 800-421-SEAL!

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Basement Waterproofing Solutions Chicago

Wet basements and water seepage, foundation settlement issues or damp and moldy crawl spaces, Perma-Seal has the solution. We are Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana's trusted basement waterproofing contractor and foundation repair specialist.

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Even Dry Basements Require Inspection

Even Dry Basements Require Inspection

At the beginning of every year, we like to hang up a brand new, empty calendar and start filling in those important dates to remember for the upcoming year. We always start with the fun and exciting dates, like anniversaries, birthdays and vacations. However, we also have to remember our yearly appointments to go to the dentist, get the furnace and air conditioning looked at, the fluids in our cars changed, and even your annual physical with your doctor.

While you are writing down all of the necessary things to be checked annually, do not forget about an important part of your home, your basement. A dry, healthy basement is a very valuable asset and is even more vital when you’re basement is finished. The small cost of maintaining your downstairs is nothing compared to the hassle and heartache of cleaning up after it has been flooded with a couple inches of water from a heavy rainstorm.

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Even Dry Basements Require Inspection

Even Dry Basements Require Inspection

Hanging up a new, clean calendar is a ritual for many at the beginning of each year, and we quickly begin the process of filling in all of those important dates. Along with fun things like birthdays and anniversaries, we start making appointments to have our teeth cleaned, the furnace checked, the oil in our cars changed, or even a yearly checkup with our doctor. Thank goodness for those handy reminders we get in the mail to help us remember to schedule the all-important annual checkups!

While you’re making your list of important things to check on an annual basis, do not forget about scheduling a basement inspection. A dry basement is an invaluable asset to your home,  even more important when you have a finished basement. The small cost of maintaining your lower living space is minimal compared to the amount of trouble and heartache you would experience if you had several inches of water suddenly appear downstairs.

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Chicago Basement Waterproofing

For the past 32 years Perma-Seal has created happy, healthy basements all over the Chicagoland area. Those basements (and their valuable contents) are very thankful!

Over 250,000 families have trusted Perma-Seal to protect their treasured items, and so should you. Take advantage of our limited time offer. Take 10% off (up to $300) all services purchased by January 31,2012. Some exclusions apply. See your Perma-Seal consultant for complete details. May not be combined with any other offer, promotion or discount.

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Basement Waterproofing Chicago

For the past 32 years Perma-Seal has created happy, healthy basements all over the Chicagoland area. Those basements (and their valuable contents) are very thankful!

Over 250,000 families have trusted Perma-Seal to protect their treasured items, and so should you. Take advantage of our limited time offer. Take 10% off (up to $300) all services purchased by January 31,2012. Some exclusions apply. See your Perma-Seal consultant for complete details. May not be combined with any other offer, promotion or discount.

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Chicago & Northwest Indiana hit with record rainfall last night!

Chicago & Northwest Indiana hit with record rainfall last night!

Chicago Flooding

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Basement Waterproofing Chicago with Lou Manfredini | Foundation Repair | Sump Pump Systems

Lou Manfredini, a National Home Improvement Expert, discusses Perma-Seal,Basement Systems of Chicago, about their work with basement waterproofing solutions and sump pump systems . Contact Perma-Seal today at 800-421-SEAL or visit //www.permaseal.net for a free estimate on your wet basement problems.

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3 Reasons To Have a Battery Backup Sump Pump

3 Reasons To Have a Battery Backup Sump Pump

You’ve heard that the sump pump is the heart of your basement waterproofing system, and it’s true—without the sump pump, you would have no way to get rid of the water that gathers around the foundation of your home. The sump pump is your ultimate protection against basement water seepage and flooding, and the key to keeping your basement dry. Since so much relies on the sump pump, shouldn’t you be protected if something happens to it?

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10% Anniversary Sale Ends on Monday

10% Anniversary Sale Ends on Monday

The last three days of Perma-Seal’s 10% off sale are here, and we expect hundreds of calls over the weekend. Chicago area homeowners want to take advantage of this opportunity to repair their basements, foundations and crawl spaces before the spring thaw, they’ll save 10% when they hire Perma-Seal.

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Fixing Your Basement In Winter

Fixing Your Basement In Winter

During the cold, Chicago winter, most people don’t consider beginning a  major project like basement waterproofing. Unless there is a large rain or snowmelt, your basement probably stays dry in the winter months. But did you know that this is the best time of the year to have your basement waterproofed?

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Basement Waterproofing & Foundation Specialists | Crawl Space Repair | Wet Basement Solutions

Perma-Seal is Chicago's #1 Basement Waterproofing and Foundation Repair Company. They have been in business since 1979 and have won numerous awards for their excellent service.

Perma-Seal serves all of Chicagoland and parts of Northwest Indiana.

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Sump Pump Battery Backup| Sump Pump Installation | Perma-Seal Chicago

On July 16, 2010, Lou Manfredini featured one of Perma-Seal's (Chicago) products on NBC's Today Show (Today's Home). He says that it is a must have when the power goes out, and we couldn't agree more. Ordinary sump pumps fail when a storm causes your home's electrical system to fail. You need a battery backup to back you up. No one wants a flooded basement - make sure that you have a sump pump that will work under any condition.

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Perma-Seal Busy After Chicago Storms

Perma-Seal Busy After Chicago Storms

Two thunderstorms on Friday brought heavy rainfall to the area. With the the overnight rainfall and probability of more storms in the afternoon and evening, many residents in the Chicago Metro area are seeing road closures (including parts of the Eisenhower and Kennedy Expressways), evacuations, and people and vehicles stranded on roadways. When it rains like this, our office is always flooded with calls. Right now we are experiencing an extreme number of requests from homeowners with flooded basements. Rest assured that we are working tirelessly to return all inquires.

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Perma-Seal Products to be featured on the Today Show

Perma-Seal Products to be featured on the Today Show

Lots of things around your home require a back-up. For those with a basement, a sump pump is a must and a back-up for that unit is a necessity. Think about all you have down there and then about how most insurance companies either cap the amount they will cover or no longer offer flood insurance. The mistake that most people make is not matching up the backup pumps capacity to the main pump. If your primary pump moves 3,000 gallons of water and hour your backup unit needs to do the same. Another consideration is inspecting these systems on a yearly basis. Standard batteries need to be filled with water yearly, sealed batteries cost more but need no maintenance for 5 years. A good back-up system installed will cost around $2,500.00 but it is worth it. Call Perma-Seal at 800-421-7325 to schedule a FREE evaluation of your sump pump system.

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Chicago Basement Waterproofing and Foundation Contractor | Perma-Seal Basement Systems

Leaky basements can be a huge headache, and they pose a health risk when they are damp. You need to fix your cracked basement walls and foundation cracks before it becomes a bigger problem.
For over 30 years Perma-Seal Basement Systems has been the Chicago's #1 basement waterproofing and foundation repair contractor. We can permanently seal and waterproof your basement and can solve all your wet basement problems.

Contact us today to learn more about basement waterproofing solutions or for your free basement inspection at 800-421-SEAL or visit us at //www.permaseal.net

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Perma-Seal Introduces Active Moisture Management System (AMMS)

For over 30 years Perma-Seal has been the leader in keeping homeowners’ basement walls and floors dry, now we’re excited to introduce a whole NEW LEVEL OF DRYNESS: the Active Moisture Management System.

Concrete walls and floors, once sealed and installed with an appropriate drainage system, are an effective barrier against seepage even during the heaviest of downpours. Moisture vapor however can still penetrate even the best concrete and cause excess humidity in a basement or crawl space. High humidity levels lead to mold, mildew, mustiness, and odors.

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Perma-Seal Basement Systems Assisting Residents

Downers Grove, IL
February 4, 2008

What happens when you send a talented group of volunteers from Perma-Seal to make a difference? More than you could ever imagine! Perma-Seal Basement Systems joined forces with Global Hope, Inc. in their efforts to make a difference in New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward. Back in April of 2007, several Global Hope board members visited New Orleans for Jazz Fest. While they were there, the seized the opportunity to volunteer with Common Ground Relief and quickly realized the ongoing need for help in the area. Upon their return, they immediately began planning a pilot service trip and sought business involvement.

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