Our Services in East Alton, Illinois

If you've noticed a crack in your basement wall beginning to grow or if you've got a damp basement after a big storm, our team of experts is here to help. Perma Jack of St. Louis is a team of trained employees who are able to make a proper evaluation of the potential problem you're having and after the inspection, assist you design the optimal solution to take care of the problem once and for all as well as prevent the problem from coming back. Our team serves the greater St. Louis area, including East Alton.

It is very important that as soon as you find an issue with your basement or foundation that you get in touch with an experienced repair company. We recommend this as there are some additional issues that can accompany these issues including mildew, structural damage, and even catastrophic foundation damage. If you're needing our foundation repair services to stabilize your foundation, basement waterproofing services to prevent water from entering your home, bowed wall repair services to stop bowed basement walls from being in danger of collapsing and causing expensive damage, or even our concrete repair services to level your settling driveway, our experts are here to help you.

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Foundation Repair

If you've seen cracks in the foundation or if you've noticed them at the corners of the window or door frames, this is a sign that there are problems with the foundation and you may require foundation repair. An additional sign could be the doors or windows will be difficult to open or close or even getting stuck when opening them. Settling foundations are commonplace in the East Alton area as the moisture content of the soil go up and down during the year. They are occasionally caused by inadequate compaction during the building of your home. Our experts can install a network of piers under your house which will shift the load of your home to the piers and stop the house from sinking or settling in the future.

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Basement Waterproofing

If there is water in the basement following a heavy storm, this is not good. When this water is not controlled, it can prevent you from being able to store items in the area and even stop you from being able to fully use the space. Excess water and humidity can ultimately cause mold and mildew to grow which could be responsible for 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 flooding and help design a basement waterproofing solution which can prevent water coming in and prevent any additional damage from occurring. This can also prevent the growth of mold as well as enable you to finally be able to turn the basement into viable storage space, an extra room, or even an extra bedroom.

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Bowed Walls

If your home has a basement, it is likely being used as a place to store your extra stuff or you have the space finished. No matter how your basement is being used, if you've noticed a bowed wall issue, you need to contact an expert to stop the wall from becoming serious. If your basement walls buckle too much, it is possible they can collapse into the space. This could result in your foundation walls not being able to hold up your home correctly and can cause you to have to replace or rebuild the length of wall in the basement. It is a good thing that we have available a number of different solutions available to repair and stop buckling basement walls from becoming a problem in the future which will keep your basement walls from bowing any longer.

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Concrete Leveling

Settling or cracking concrete patio slabs can be both dangerous and a safety problem. It doesn't matter if you have a large driveway or your patio that is sinking or a smaller part of a path, the concrete lifting process we use will allow us to get it level and return it to the proper height without the potential cost and hassle of removing it and replacing it. This is done using a method known as mudjacking. This process involves injecting a cement slurry that safely and evenly returns the settling slab to it's original location. We can even perform this service on very large slabs such as garage floors and even a sinking basement floor.

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Contact Us

If you've got any of the problems we talked about 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 7 reviews
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 Chesterfield, MO
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
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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