Home Services in Alton, Illinois

If you're starting to notice a crack in your basement wall starting to grow or if you've got a wet basement following a intense storm, our team of trained professionals is here to help. Perma Jack of St. Louis is a team of experienced professionals who are able to make a proper evaluation of the flooding or cracks you've got and after the inspection, assist you determine the optimal options to repair the issues for good and even keep the problem from coming back. Perma Jack serves the greater St. Louis area, including Alton.

It is crucial that as soon as you've found an issue with the basement that you contact an experienced repair company. We say this because there are a number of potentially dangerous issues that will arise with these issues including black mold, structural damage, and even permanent foundation damage. No matter if you are needing our foundation repair products to stabilize your foundation, basement waterproofing products to prevent water damage in your home, bowed wall repair services to stop buckling basement walls from potentially collapsing and causing permanent damage, or even our concrete lifting or leveling services to level your settling patio, our professionals are here to help you.

Bowed Wall Repair in Alton

Foundation Repair

If there are cracking in the foundation or if you've noticed them at the corners of the windows or doorways, this is a sign that there is a problem with the foundation and you may be in need of foundation repair. One of the other signs could be the doors or windows are difficult to open or close or even sticking when opening them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Alton area due to the moisture levels of the soil rise and fall during the year. These issues are sometimes caused by poor soil compaction during the building of your home. Our professionals can install a system of piers under your foundation which will shift the weight of your home to the piers and stop the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.

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Basement Waterproofing

If there is standing water in the basement after a heavy rainfall, it is never good. If this water stays around, it will keep you from having the ability to store items in the basement and even stop you from turning that space into another room. Excess moisture and humidity can ultimately cause the growth of mildew and mold which could in the future lead to health problems. If you're noticing standing water in the basement, you should contact us so a member of our team can determine the cause of the issue and help create a basement waterproofing solution which will control water coming in and prevent unnecessary damage from happening. This system will also control the growth of mold and enable you to finally be able to turn the basement into viable storage space, a media room, or even an additional bedroom.

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Bowed Walls

If you've got a basement, they are used as a storage area or you have the space finished. No matter how your basement is being used, if you've noticed a buckling wall issue, it needs to be addressed soon to stop the problem from becoming serious. If the foundation walls buckle too much, they can end up failing and falling into the basement. This could result in the foundation walls not having the ability to support the building safely and could force you to have to rebuild or even replace the whole wall in the basement. Thankfully we have a number of different solutions we can use to fix and prevent bowing basement walls from becoming an issue in the future which can keep your basement walls from bowing any longer.

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Concrete Leveling

Settling or cracked concrete patio slabs are both unsafe and make your home look worse. Whether you've got an entire driveway or the patio that is cracking or a short part of sidewalk, the concrete lifting process we use can allow us to get it level and return it to the correct location, avoiding the cost and hassle of tearing it up and replacing it. We do this with a process known as mudjacking. This process involves injecting a cement slurry that safely and evenly lifts the settling slab to it's original location. We can even perform this service on large slabs such as garage floors and even a sinking basement floor.

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If you've got any of the issues discussed here, please feel free to contact us today by calling us at 636-225-2553, using 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 10 reviews
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Because of many different circumstances it was necessary to cancel a contract with Perma Jack St.Louis. I called Tim (owner) explained the need to cancel. He was very polite, understanding, and personally volunteered to deliver my refund check to my home. He also shared some alternate ...
Lou Esther Jones - St. Louis, MO 63131
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
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Wow! Thank you for a wonderful job in more ways than one. As a single woman / homeowner, I’m often suspicious of contractors out to take advantage of me. I found my experiences with you and all your employees very professional. Mike and Jimmy were especially informative when they were installing ...
Nora C - Chesterfield, MO 63017
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