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.

How Salt and Sand Can Lead to Concrete Issues

Whether it's a cracking driveway, pitting concrete sidewalks, or a crumbling stoop, what you put on your concrete during the winter can have a major impact. There are many factors that can play into the concrete around a home falling into disrepair. One primary reason is the soil under the concrete. But, what you put on top of your concrete can mak...

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Four Questions to Ask a Contractor BEFORE They Start Work On Your Home

We've all had bad experiences with home-repair contractors at one time or another. They cancel appointments or show up late. They don't clean up after the job is done. Maybe they spring an unexpected charge on you, forcing you to pay more than the estimate. Regardless of the situation, once a contractor has started work, you typically feel as if yo...

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Do you have Sagging Floors above your Crawl Space?

 A gap between the floor and the baseboard, uneven tilting floors, or a bounce as someone walks across the room – these are signs of sagging or sloping floors in a home. Unfortunately, sagging or sloping floors are an issue that most often gets worse overtime. It can be a sign of foundation issues within a crawl space. Serious damage to y...

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5 Reasons You Need Your Crawl Space Inspected ASAP

Make no mistake, if you're experiencing an issue with your home's crawlspace, that means you have a problem with the foundation your home is built on. Unfortunately, homeowners wait an average of 5 years (or longer!) to get their foundation inspected. But, the longer you wait, the more expensive the fix will likely become. Here are five signs you n...

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Literacy DuPage

Remarkably, it is estimated that there are more than 100,000 adults in DuPage County with insufficient English language abilities. That is roughly 1 in 9 residents. Founded in 1972, Literacy DuPage is a non-profit organization, whose mission is to provide free, one-to-one, customized English language tutoring to DuPage County adults, who have reach...

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