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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.

Freeze & Thaw Impacts

Freeze & Thaw Impacts
Does Your Concrete Have Freeze-Thaw Cycle Damage? Did you know that concrete poured at four inches thick expands at a quarter inch per 100 feet? While that might not sound like a lot, it can have a big impact on the appearance and life of your concrete. All concrete expands and contracts as temperatures rise and fall. The more extreme the temperatu...
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Perma-Seal Concrete Slab Leveling for Industrial & Commercial Buildings

Perma-Seal Concrete Slab Leveling for Industrial & Commercial Buildings
Perma-Seal has helped countless homeowners with sunken driveways, porches, sidewalks and patios, but many may not realize we also live on concrete slabs on a commercial scale. Interior slab leveling made easy. Our PolyLevel® Concrete Lifting & Leveling service can effectively raise uneven floors inside your warehouse or commercial property with...
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Hear it From Lou! Foundation Problems

Hear it From Lou! Foundation Problems
 SPONSORED CONTENT Without a strong foundation your home is crap. By Lou Manfredini I'm kidding, but actually its true. Unless your home is sitting on a solid foundation then all the drywall, paint, granite or wood floors you add will not look or perform correctly. If you have noticed the doors are sticking, the windows look a little out of wh...
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Why Foundation Repair is NOT a DIY Job

Why Foundation Repair is NOT a DIY Job
Our company works with homeowners everyday to diagnose their foundation issues and implement a permanent fix. Occasionally, we are called out to a home after a homeowner has tried to fix the problem themselves. This is NEVER a good idea. Problems with your home's foundation can affect safety and property value. Foundation problems are complicated. ...
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Sealed Joints Keep Concrete in Good Shape

Sealed Joints Keep Concrete in Good Shape
 Sealing the joints in your concrete will help keep it looking brand new for years to come. First off, what do we mean when we say "joints in your concrete?" When new concrete gets poured, oftentimes the contractor will make cuts in the top of the concrete. These cuts in the concrete slab, sometimes called control joints, keep the concrete fro...
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