Services in Cottage Hills, Illinois
If you've noticed a crack in your foundation that is getting worse or if you've got a wet crawl space following a large rain, our team is here to help. Perma Jack of St. Louis has a team of trained professionals who are able to make a proper evaluation of the potential problem you've got and after the inspection, help you come up with the optimal method to take care of the problem for good and even keep the issues from coming back. Perma Jack services the greater St. Louis area, including Cottage Hills.
It is very important that once you see a problem with your foundation or basement that you reach out to an experienced repair company. We recommend this due to there are some potentially dangerous problems that can accompany these issues including black mold, reduced structural integrity, and even catastrophic foundation damage. No matter if you need our foundation repair products to stabilize your foundation, basement waterproofing services to prevent water damage in your home, bowed wall repair services to keep bowed basement walls from possibly collapsing and causing expensive damage, or even our concrete lifting services to fix your settling patio, our experts are here to help you.
If you're seeing cracks in your foundation or if you're noticing them at the corners of window frames or doorways, this is one of the signs that there are problems with your foundation and you are in need of foundation repair. An additional sign could be your doors or windows being difficult to open or close or even getting stuck when moving them. Sinking foundations are commonplace in the Cottage Hills area due to the moisture levels of the soil fluctuates during the year. The problems are also caused by inadequate soil compaction when your home was being built. Our experts can install a system of piers under your home that will shift the weight of your home to the piers and keep the home from sinking or settling in the future.More Information
If you've got water in your basement following a heavy storm, this is never good. When this water stays around, it can keep you from being able to store items in the basement and even keep you from fully using the area. Excess water and humidity also has the ability cause mold and mildew to grow which could in the future be a cause of life threatening health problems. If there is standing water in your basement, you should get in touch with us so a member of our team can determine the cause of the issue and help design a basement waterproofing system which can prevent water coming in and prevent unnecessary problems from happening. This can stop the growth of mold and also help so you can have the ability to turn the basement into viable storage space, a second family room, or even a spare bedroom.More Information
If you have a basement, they are used as either storage or it is a finished area. Regardless of how your basement is being used, if you have a bowed wall issue, it should be looked at by a professional to keep the problem from becoming serious. If your basement walls bow too much, the worst case scenario is they fall into the space. This could result in your basement walls not being able to support your home correctly and can cause you to have to replace or rebuild the length of wall of the foundation. It is a good thing that we can use a variety of different solutions we can use to repair and stop bowing foundation walls from becoming a problem in the future which will help save money in the long run and prevent your walls from collapsing.More Information
Sinking or cracked concrete patio slabs are both unsafe and make your home look worse. Regardless of if you've got a driveway or your patio that is cracking or a smaller section of sidewalk, the concrete lifting process we use will 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. This is done using a method known as mudjacking. This process features injecting a grout that safely and evenly returns the sinking slab to it's original location. This process can even be used on very large slabs like garage floors and even a sinking basement floor slab.More Information