Perma-Seal News and Information

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Roy Spencer of Perma-Seal Awarded Lifetime Achievement

Roy Spencer of Perma-Seal Awarded Lifetime Achievement

DOWNERS GROVE, IL -- Roy Spencer, President and Owner of Perma-Seal Basement Systems, graciously accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 16th Annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards Recognition Event sponsored by the Daily Herald Business Ledger. The event recognized several local professionals and their successful entrepreneurship in Chicago's western suburbs.

The Business Ledger highlighted Mr. Spencer's humble beginnings, starting Perma-Seal with just one truck and one employee--himself. After more than 37 years, his company services over 10,000 Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana clients each year and employs nearly 250 dedicated, passionate people. A true testament to commitment, ethics and integrity!

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Perma-Seal Receives Top Honors at Basement Systems Convention

Perma-Seal Receives Top Honors at Basement Systems Convention



DOWNERS GROVE, III. -- Perma-Seal Basement Systems is excited to announce its recent top honor awards at Basement Systems convention, an annual gathering of waterproofing and foundation repair dealers across the United States, Canada and UK.

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James Barry promoted to Plumbing & Sewer Department Manager of Perma-Seal Basement Systems

James Barry promoted to Plumbing & Sewer Department Manager of Perma-Seal Basement Systems

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- Perma-Seal Basement Systems is pleased to announce the promotion of James "Jim" Barry to Plumbing and Sewer Department Manager. Mr. Barry will lead the growth and expansion of the full-service Perma-Seal Plumbing and Sewer Department.

Mr. Barry has been with the company for nearly ten years, and brings a wealth of experience, enthusiasm and professionalism to his new position. He began his journey as a Preventive Maintenance Technician, and became Production Manager of three previous warehouse locations before Perma-Seal bought its current Elk Grove Village warehouse. For the past few years, Mr. Barry has served as Elk Grove Village Production Manager as the company has expanded to better service the northern suburbs of Chicago. Mr. Barry is a great example of Perma-Seal's Core Values, which includes, “We support the personal and career growth of our Tribal Members”.

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Pitch and Hit Club Awards Roy Spencer for Meritorious Service

DOWNERS GROVE, IL  –  On January 25, 2015, the Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago awarded Roy Spencer, President and Founder of Perma-Seal Basement Systems, with their Meritorious Service Award for his accomplishments in both the world of business and men’s amateur baseball. Spencer and several of his Perma-Seal staff members as well as many of his MSBL teammates attended the 69th Annual Awards Banquet at the Tinley Park Convention Center.

The Pitch and Hit Club’s President, Peter Caliendo, is proud of their mission to expand, develop and promote the great game of baseball at all levels. Established in 1942, the non-profit organization is particularly interested in reaching out to youth in local communities to increase involvement in baseball.

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April Storms Could Mean Wet Basements for Chicago Homeowners - Prepare Your Home Today!

April Storms Could Mean Wet Basements for Chicago Homeowners - Prepare Your Home Today!

Perma-Seal was recently featured in an online news article from The Bugle. This week marks the 1 year anniversary of the wild and wet weather that rolled through town last spring. Many homeowners were shocked to find that their basement had flooded, or that they had huge puddles of water on the floor. Over a 2 day period, between 5-10 inches of rain fell in northern Illinois and Indiana. As a result of these torrential rains, a lot of homeowners were asking what they can do to prevent this problem in the future, and what can be done to help with the damages.

Perma-Seal has been in the waterproofing business for nearly 35 years now, and they have worked with homeowners throughout the Chicago and northwestern Indiana area. There are many basement water problems that come during the spring months, and as a homeowner, you need to be prepared for the worst. Roy Spencer, owner and president of Perma-Seal, says that many calls received last year at this time were for problems with basement flooding due to city sewer backups, failed sump pumps, subsurface flooding, or from the overflowing streams and rivers in the area.

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