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.

Perma-Seal’s Feed the Need! Commitment

Feed the Need! is on a Mission to Fight Global Hunger Feed the Need!™ Illinois is a Perma-Seal tradition that tribal members and our families look forward to each February. The annual Feed the Need! Illinois meal packing event is the largest volunteer coalition of religious, education, civic, corporate and community organizations in the Kane/DuPage...

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What Your Sticking Windows and Doors Are Telling You

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. But when it comes to your home's windows, they might just be the eyes that help you see its foundation problems. Stick with us here. Actually, sticking is the key to the issue. When windows and doors stick in their frames, most people will chalk it up to a case of an older home "settling" and simply li...

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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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