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Foundation, Basement, and Crawl Space Services in Chicago

Since 1979, Perma-Seal has been the choice for residents in Chicago. We recognize that a dry basement or crawl space is vital for home, our team has years of experience and stands ready to tackle any challenge, from basement floods to foundation wall cracks, ensuring your home stays safe and dry.

Why Choose Perma-Seal?

Homeowners in Chicago have put their trust in our expertise for decades. As the oldest family-owned waterproofing company in the area, we understand the unique challenges that homes in Chicago face. We use this local expertise to craft solutions designed for your home, ensuring that any problems are addressed with the correct method.

Our Foundation, Basement, and Crawl Space Services in Chicago

If you have noticed basement moisture, foundation problems, or sagging floors, these could be signs of problems. Urgent consultation with a experienced repair company like Perma-Seal is crucial. Prolonged issues can lead to other complications such as mold proliferation, structural vulnerabilities, and irreversible foundation damage.

Basement Waterproofing Solutions in Chicago

Basements, whether used for storage or living space, should be free from basement leaks or humididty issues. Basement leaks can present themselves in many ways:

  • Wall cracks, commonly found in concrete or block foundations.

  • Cove joint seepage.

  • Basement window well leaks.

Our knowledgeable experts in Chicago utilize time-tested solutions to tackle these issues. From repairs for wall cracks to comprehensive basement drainage systems, we make sure water remains outside your space. Moreover, with our installations of sump pumps, your basement gets an extra layer of defense against unexpected basement seepage.

Basement Sump Pump and Drainage System
Exterior Brick Foundation Crack

Foundation Repair Services

Your foundation isn’t merely for supporting your home—it’s an integral part of its overall health. Indications of foundational issues involve:

• Zigzagging cracks on outside brickwork.

• Cracks running along basement walls or the foundation directly.

• Stuck doors or windows.

• Basement walls that appear to be bowing inward.

Signs like these must never be ignored. Our foundation repair experts in Chicago offers a variety of services, from foundation piering to installing wall anchors for bowed foundation walls, making sure your foundation remains strong and stable.

Expert Crawl Space Solutions

Properties in Chicago and the surrounding area have crawl spaces instead of basements. Traditionally, these spaces were aerated to maintain dryness. But, vents can cause moisture to gather, promoting mold growth and affecting air quality. Perma-Seal’s crawl space encapsulation system guarantees your crawl space is closed off and dry, improving your home’s air quality.

Symptoms to watch for:

Crawl Space Drainage System Installation
Commercial Concrete Leveling

Professional Concrete Repair Services in Chicago

Irregular or settled concrete surfaces not only detract from the aesthetic of your property but also pose possible trip hazards. Such imperfections can occur due to different reasons:

  • Soil erosion from too much rainwater or poor drainage.
  • Failure to compact, often observed in soil-filled areas post-construction.
  • Natural soil settling over time.

In Chicago, our Perma-Seal specialists employ cutting-edge concrete leveling techniques. We correct uneven slabs, making sure a smooth and even surface. By selecting concrete leveling rather than replacement, you save time, money, and get an instant solution for those risky uneven paths, patios, or driveways.

Additional Services for Chicago Home and Business Owners

Egress Window Installation for Basements: Enhance air circulation and sunlight.
Basement and Crawl Space Insulation: Waterproof and mold-preventing answers for your basement walls.
Waterproofing for New Construction: Forward-thinking solutions for newly built residences.
Preventive Maintenance: Maintain the lifespan and efficiency of current waterproofing systems, even if they’re from competitors.
Systems to Prevent Sewer Backup: We offer a tailored sewer backup system intended to be fixed straight into your house’s plumbing system.

Reach Out to Perma-Seal in Chicago

If your home in Chicago requires any of the above services or if you have questions about our offerings, be sure to get in touch with us. Complete our online form, browse our FAQs, or call our experts at 630-206-1177 to schedule your free estimate.

Preventive Maintenance Service

Jesse was very personable and informative. Very

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Ruben Gonzalez came out to do a basement inspection to make sure I did not have any foundation cracks while I am in the process of selling my house. After

Judy Rube-Howard

Preventive Maintenance Service

Keegan was so kind, enjoyable, knowledgeable, thorough and reassuring!

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