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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.

Hear it From Lou: Sewer Backup Prevention

Hear it From Lou: Sewer Backup Prevention
SPONSORED CONTENT Modern plumbing is amazing! But it can also cause big problems. By Lou Manfredini You probably don't think about the plumbing in your home, you just want it to work. Did you know that Perma Seal offers plumbing services by licensed plumbers?Whether you need a new water heater, toilet or faucet installed, Perma Seal can get the job...
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Why Fix the Issue Now?

Why You Should Fix Foundation Problems Now
We know undertaking a major home repair isn't an easy decision. Sometimes, you may be tempted to put off a foundation repair, basement or crawl space water leak, or broken concrete because they tend to worsen very slowly or leak only when it rains. For foundation issues, symptoms sometimes take several years for a crack to grow just a few inches. B...
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Sinking Concrete at Your New Home? It Could Be Poorly Compacted Soil

 A new house in a new neighborhood can be exciting. It can feel like the possibilities are endless. Even better, new homes usually come free of problems… for a time. When builders construct new homes, they disrupt the natural soils, digging into them to assemble the foundation and shifting the earth to create a flat space for the home to sit l...
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What is That? - Downspout Extension

What is That?! Underground Downspout Extensions
What is That?! It's an Underground Downspout Extension. When you have water building up in your lawn, it points to a yard drainage problem which generally means the water on your property is not draining away quickly enough after it rains or when the snow melts. Excess rain water in your garden or landscaped area could kill plants, and become an in...
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Hear it From Lou: Concrete Raising & Leveling

Hear it From Lou: Concrete Raising & Leveling
SPONSORED CONTENTBy Lou Manfredini In my early career in construction I spent one summer as a concrete finisher. I worked on a crew pouring and finishing concrete at the old U.S. Post Office in downtown Chicago. It was really hard work, but I learned a lot from some very seasoned professionals. The one thing one of them said to me is there are thre...
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