The Chicago area is facing record-breaking cold this week. As the temperatures drop and wind chill rises, it’s important to know how to protect your home from damage. The extreme cold can cause several problems in your home, like burst pipes and flooded basements. The best way to prevent this is to be prepared ahead […]
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Finding comprehensive Chicago flood cleanup services is a stressful process. You often have to work extensively with insurance companies to complete your water damage restoration and water damage removal — and it can feel like they’re fighting with you every step of the way. Let’s simplify things a little. Although you can’t prevent flooding, you can take […]
Mold will only grow worse if you don’t properly handle the situation. What can you do about it? Here are some quick facts you need to know to protect yourself and others.
When flooding hits your home or other accidents occur, you need a professional. Water damage is the primary risk. But mold becomes a greater possibility too — if the space is not properly dehumidified and ventilated. If you’re careful, you can avoid that potentially expensive risk. First, we will judge the situation based on the […]
No one could simply cross the street in Chicago this weekend. The flooding has only gotten worse. The day following these storms, you had to jump over those big puddles pooled at almost every corner, and stand a ways back just to avoid being splashed by any inattentive cars passing by. Outside the city, Fox […]
Last week’s flash flood and flood events hurt many homes and businesses in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. We’re still expecting more bad storms this summer, and wanted to share some of the potential damage this kind of weather can cause. Conditions can become dangerous very quickly — so stay safe, and always call a professional […]
What kinds of floods exist? Why do they happen, and where? Here’s a quick primer on what you need to know and what to keep an eye on.
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.
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.
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 […]