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.

Window Wells and Basement Water Problems

Window Wells and Basement Water Problems

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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Should I Seal My Crawl Space?

Should I Seal My Crawl Space?

If you have not considered sealing your crawl space, you should consider it! There are many reasons why a clean, sealed crawl space will be better for your home and family.

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Is Your Sump Pump Ready for the Next Big Rain?

Is Your Sump Pump Ready for the Next Big Rain?

With all of the recent storms, rain and flooding that we’ve had recently in the Chicago area, we’ve had a lot of people contact us about their basement. Many called as they saw their basements filling up with water. No one really plans on waiting until their basement is flooded to take action, but it often happens that way. Most people don’t think of their basement flooding, until they are knee-deep in water. Removing water from your basement and cleaning up a big mess can cost a lot of money and be a big headache. You don’t have to spend thousands on a complete basement waterproofing system to make sure that you’re not caught in a bad situation.

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The SaniDry XP For Better Air In Your Basement and Home

The SaniDry XP For Better Air In Your Basement and Home

The Basement or Crawl Space – Damp and Humid

The one feature that sets the basement apart from other levels in your home is the ambient dampness. That’s not surprising is it?  After all, a deep hole was dug to accommodate the basement, and the earth is typically wet and cold (about 55 degrees Fahrenheit) year round. Solid concrete is a pretty good thermal conductor — it lets heat pass right through it — and is somewhat porous; is it any surprise that your basement or crawl space feels damp and humid? For years, cellars were built under homes with the full expectation that they would be a cool, wet space, not fit for habitation but ideal for root vegetables and vintage wines. Today, expectations have changed. People recognize the potential value of their below-ground space, be it a basement or a crawl space, and want to be able to use it confidently for storage, living, and even for entertainment purposes.

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Christmas Donations 2008

Christmas Donations 2008

Downers Grove, IL
December 2008

During these tough economic times, it’s clear that the need for help in our community is greater than ever.

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