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Types of Water Damage and Classes of Destruction

When you find yourself in a situation where water damage has affected your home, you don’t want to be misinformed. Knowing about the types of water damage is the first step to combating the issue. Without the proper knowledge, you can end up diagnosing the situation wrong, causing more headaches than you previously had.

How to Avoid Sewer Backup

Flooding in your home can cause serious damage. Before you know it, flooding can create standing water in your home. More often than not, this standing water is actually sewer backup. Surprisingly, people are unaware of what exactly the water is and therefore don’t know how to avoid sewer backup.

Tips for Water Damage Repair

Fall weather is upon us, which means that beautiful warm sunshine has faded away for the next few months. With this resurgence of fall weather brings with it a resurgence in water damage. With cold, damp weather that accompanies fall in Chicago, there are serious problems this can cause to your home.

Summer Flooding Do’s and Don’ts

Chicago weather is notoriously tricky to predict, but one thing Chicagoland residents can be sure of is occasional summer flooding. Water damage in Chicago doesn’t have to be difficult to navigate, though. To help you out, we at ProCare Restoration came up with this list of summer flooding do’s and don’ts. So if you experience […]

How Summer Storms Affect Mold Growth

We’ve been having a lot of summer storms in the Chicagoland area this June, and many of our customers are concerned about how or if this will lead to more mold growth. The truth is, summer storms have a lot of consequences, though the main worry is that of mold infestations. Here’s what you should […]

Spring Showers Bring Spring Mold

It’s safe to say that spring has arrived in Chicago, and we couldn’t be happier to shed our winter coats. But the coming months will bring more than warm weather and spring showers–they’ll also bring spring mold. That’s right, spring is the perfect season for mold growth. Here’s why and what you can do about […]

5 Foundation Facts You Need to Know

If your home is experiencing foundation issues, you probably have a lot of questions. We at ProCare Restoration have decades of experience in foundation repair and we hear a lot of misconceptions and questions about foundation. Based on our extensive knowledge, here is what you need to know about foundation.

How to Prevent Flood Damage in 2016

Learning how to prevent flood damage is a must for every home and building owner, particularly if your building is located in high-risk area, like Des Plaines or Riverside. But what can you do as a building owner in 2016?

What Happens When You Don’t Treat Flood Damage

Between the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, on top of the torrential rain we’ve been experiencing lately, Chicago has been a flooding hotspot in recent months. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take a long time or even much water at all for flooding to damage your home, and if you don’t treat flood damage you can run […]

Heightened Allergies Around the Holiday Season? Your Christmas Tree May Be the Culprit

Here at ProCare Restoration, we know that the holidays are an incredibly special time for those who celebrate. Whether you’ve been lighting the menorah, setting up the Christmas tree, or you’ve been celebrating in any other way, you know that this time of year is a very special one. Families are brought together, and happiness […]