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 […]
Shawnee High School, a public school in southern Illinois, has finally reopened after a weeklong closure due to flooding. They weren’t the only area to be affected by this historic winter flooding, though.
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 […]
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 […]
Knowing the things to do after a flood is crucial. If the right actions are taken, the overall damage to your home can be greatly lessened. Whether your water damage is from sewage back-up, leakage, or a full-on flood, follow these ten simple steps to make sure your home doesn’t have more damage than it needs to.
There are flood alerts this week along parts of the Illinois, Des Plaines, and Little Wabash rivers. Remember: Flooded roadways are never okay to drive across. Instead, turn around and find a new route. Currents over flooded roadways are often much faster than they appear. In addition, water is often much deeper than it appears, […]
When purchasing property for your new home or business in Illinois, it is important to know whether or not the property is likely to have issues with flooding. Complicated FEMA flood maps used to be the go-to to assess the risk of a property. However, reading them takes some practice.