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.

Chicago’s Ignatia House Completes Learning Lab With the Support of Perma-Seal

Ignatia House's Small Group Home Provides Refuge for Women Recovering From Alcoholism  Burr Ridge, Ill., September 27, 2021 --- Perma-Seal, the most trusted basement waterproofing and foundation repair experts serving the greater Chicagoland area and Northwest Indiana, is honored to have partnered with Ignatia House, a small group home for wom...

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Company Picnic - 2021

While We Work Hard… Seriously! we also take time to have fun, let loose, and enjoy time together away from the office. Our annual company picnic brings together Tribal members and families for a day of fun, food, and community. This year's picnic was held at Brookfield Zoo, and with over 215 acres of zoo to explore, it was a perfect way to spend a ...

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PolyLevel vs. Mudjacking

PolyLevel vs. Mudjacking

Why Mudjacking Isn't the Best Fix for Sunken Concrete  Let's be honest, uneven concrete is unsightly, lowers your property value, and it's downright dangerous as a trip hazard. Whether it's your sinking driveway, sidewalk, patio, or pool deck – it needs to be fixed and fixed right. But what's the best way to fix your uneven concrete? For many ...

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Bowing Walls are a Big Deal

Bowing Walls are a Big Deal

Are my foundation walls bowing? Bowing walls are a big problem for homes in the Chicagoland area and a big question Perma-Seal gets asked about from homeowners. Bowing walls show that the home's foundation has inward movement – meaning it's becoming less stable over time. The soil on the outside of the home causes the walls to bow inside of the hom...

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Summer Weather Impacts

Summer Weather Impacts

In the summer months, a lot can happen to the concrete in and around our homes. And with more people out and about, concrete issues might feel more noticeable – and more annoying. From a sunken sidewalk slab to a cracked concrete driveway, the climate of the region has a direct impact on the soil and, ultimately, the concrete on top of it. It's not...

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