Our Services in Alton, IL

If you've noticed a crack in your basement wall starting to grow or if you have a wet crawl space after a intense storm, our team of experts is here to help. Perma Jack of St. Louis is a team of trained employees who will take a look at the potential problem you've got and then help you determine the best method to take care of the problem for good as well as keep the issues from returning. Our experts services the greater St. Louis area, including Alton.

It is very important that once you've found a problem with your foundation that you contact a trusted repair company. We say this as there are some additional problems that can happen along with these issues including mold, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you're needing our foundation repair services to stop foundation issues, basement waterproofing services to control water entering your home, bowed wall repair services to keep buckling basement walls from potentially failing and causing expensive damage, or even our concrete lifting or leveling services to level your sinking stairs, our experts are here to help you.

Foundation Repair in Alton

Foundation Repair

If you've noticed cracking in your foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of your window or doors, this is a sign that there are problems with your foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. An additional sign could be your doors or windows being difficult to open or close or even sticking when moving them. Sinking foundations are fairly common in the Alton area as the moisture content of the soil go up and down during the year. The problems are occasionally caused by poor compaction when your home was being built. Our team can install a piering system under your house that will shift the weight of your home to the piers and stop the house from sinking or settling in the future.

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Basement Waterproofing

If you've seen standing water in your basement after a big rainfall, this is not good. When this water is not controlled, it can keep you from having the ability to store items in the area and even stop you from fully using the area. Excess moisture and humidity can ultimately cause the growth of mildew and mold which could in the future be a cause of dangerous health problems. If you're noticing standing water in your basement, you should get in touch with us so a member of our team can look into the problem and help implement a basement waterproofing solution which can stop water coming in and prevent unnecessary problems from occurring. This system can stop the growth of mold and make it so you can finally have the ability to turn the basement into usable storage space, an extra room, or even a spare bedroom.

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Bowed Walls

If your home has a basement, you will probably be using it as a place to store your excess furniture and items or it is used for extra space. No matter how you are using the space, if you have a bowing wall issue, it should be looked at by a professional to stop the issue from getting worse. If your basement walls buckle too much, the worst case scenario is they fall into the basement. This could result in your foundation walls not having the ability to hold up your building correctly and could force you to have to rebuild or even replace the length of wall of the foundation. It is a good thing that we have available a variety of different options available to repair and stop buckling foundation walls from turning into a problem in the future which will help save money in the long run and prevent your walls from collapsing.

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Concrete Leveling

Sinking or cracked concrete slabs are both unsafe and make your home look worse. It doesn't matter if you have a driveway or your patio that is sinking or a smaller area of a path, our concrete lifting method will allow us to get it level and restore it to the proper location without the potential cost and work involved with tearing it out and replacing it. This is done using a process commonly referred to as mudjacking. This process involves injecting a grout that safely and evenly lifts the sinking slab to it's original location. We can even perform this service on very large slabs such as garage floors or even a sinking basement floor slab.

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If you have any of the issues we talked about here, please don't hesitate to contact us today by giving us a call at 636-225-2553, heading over to our contact page, or filling out the form below.

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Customer Reviews and Testimonials

Average rating for Perma Jack of St Louis is 5 stars of 5 stars - based on 7 reviews
Basement Waterproofing in St. Louis, MO

I am very satisfied with the install and crew that did my drain tile and sump pump. The crew was professional, knew their job and did an excellent job – neat an workmanlike. Thank you! Crew made an excellent effort to keep mess to a minimum like I asked. Great job!
Damien V.

Damien V - St. Louis, MO 63119
Foundation Repair in Town And Country, MO
I wanted to comment on the work performed but needed more space then provided on the certificate of completion. Work done according to plan: I understand that our basement was not the usual installation for Perma Jack so some changes were necessary as work went on. We had discussed some of the ...
Melodie S - Town And Country, MO 63131
Foundation Repair in Kirkwood, MO
Dear Tim & Staff at Perma Jack As I retire from my position as Deputy Building Commissioner of the City of Kirkwood, I have to recognize and thank some of the quality contractors and design professionals I have worked with over the last 15 years. I have approved and inspected many foundation ...
Jim Wilder - Kirkwood, MO 63122
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