Our Services in East Alton, IL

Whether you've noticed a crack in your basement wall that is growing or if you have a damp basement following a intense storm, our team of experts is here to help. Perma Jack of St. Louis is a team of trained professionals who will take a look at the situation you're having and after the inspection, help you design the best options to fix the issue once and for all as well as keep the issue from returning. Our experts services the greater St. Louis area, including East Alton.

It is very important that as soon as you find an issue with the foundation that you get in touch with a trusted repair company. We recommend this due to there are quite a few potentially dangerous problems that will accompany these issues including mildew, weakened structure, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you are needing our foundation repair services to stop cracks from growing in the foundation, basement waterproofing services to prevent water damage in your home, bowed wall repair services to prevent bowing basement walls from being in danger of collapsing and causing expensive damage, or even our concrete lifting services to level your settling driveway, our professionals are here to help you.

Bowed Wall Repair in East Alton

Foundation Repair

If you're seeing cracks in your foundation or if you've seen them at the corners of your windows or doors, this is a sign that there is a problem with your foundation and you are in need of foundation repair. Another sign could be your doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even sticking when opening them. Settling foundations are commonplace in the East Alton area due to the moisture content of the soil rise and fall throughout the year. The problems are occasionally caused by inadequate soil compaction during original construction of the home. Our team can install a system of piers under your foundation which will shift the weight of the home to the piers and keep the foundation from sinking or settling in the future.

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Basement Waterproofing

When you've got standing water in your basement following a large storm, this is not good. If this water is not removed, it will prevent you from having the ability to keep items in the area and even keep you from using that space as another room. Excess water and humidity can ultimately harbor mold and mildew which can in the future be a cause of dangerous health problems. If you've seen standing water in the basement, you should get in touch with us so one of our experts can look into the leaking and help design a basement waterproofing system which will control water coming in and prevent unnecessary problems from occurring. This will also control the growth of mold as well as enable you to be able to turn the basement into usable storage space, a media room, or even a spare bedroom.

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Bowed Walls

If you have a basement, they are used as a place to store your extra stuff or it is used for extra space. No matter how you are using the space, if you have a buckling wall problem, it needs to be addressed soon to keep the wall from becoming serious. If the supporting walls bow too far inward, they can end up failing and falling into the basement. This can result in the foundation walls not having the ability to hold up the home correctly and could force you to have to either replace or rebuild the entire wall of the foundation. Thankfully we have available a variety of different solutions we can use to fix and prevent buckling basement walls from being an issue in the future which can prevent the walls from collapsing.

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Concrete Leveling

Sinking or cracked concrete slabs can be both dangerous and a safety problem. Regardless of if the problem is a long driveway or the patio that is settling or a small part of sidewalk, our concrete lifting services can help get it level and return it to the correct height, preventing the potential cost and work involved with tearing it out and replacing it. We do this with a process known as mudjacking. This process involves injecting a cement slurry that safely and evenly raises the settling slab to it's original location. We can even perform this service on very large slabs like garage floors and even a sinking basement floor.

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Contact Us

If you have any of the problems discussed here, please don't hesitate to get in contact with 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 8 reviews
Patching A Crack In The Basement Wall in St. Louis, MO
When we had a problem of unknown severity, we called Perma Jack of St. Louis. The company was very responsive. We promptly received a visit and were relieved to hear that our issue was not a major problem. We were then placed on the schedule and the repair was handled professionally and in a ...
Bill Wiese - St. Louis, MO 63122
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 Consultation in St. Peters, MO
Last Thursday, I looked at a 25-year-old house in St. Louis County in which the homeowners were thoroughly confused over four proposals they received from underpinning and waterproofing contractors to repair distress to their residence. The four individual contractors’ proposals for stabilizing the ...
William Green - St. Peters, MO 63376
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