Ever since we founded ProCare Restoration we have been in the business of prevention. With the high potential for water damage and mold growth in the Chicago area (those two unsavory problems comprising the bulk of our work!) we want homeowners to understand that a little prevention saves you so much in possible reaction. Home hacks […]
The moisture meter is one of our most important inspection tools in the restoration business. We can answer lots of important questions! We have to ask, How wet are the materials we need to dry? What is considered “dry” in this environment? Where is the water located? At what point will this area be “dry”?
Maybe you suspect that your clothes are moldy. And maybe they really have grown some visible mold on them. So, how do you make them wearable again and get that smell out of all your clothing?
What’s hiding behind those walls? And what’s hiding in them? Water damage can start out as something you can’t see, even if the area is exposed. Here are the seven most common structural problems we encounter.
When mold and spores enter your home, there’s a lot at risk. Your health becomes a concern, the structure and floors of your house can deteriorate…and not to mention: your belongings and clothes might even get moldy. How can you be proactive? Do you live in a very humid area? You might be interested in […]
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 […]
Mold is only a problem if you let it become one. Learning about mold — and other (unfortunately) common concerns in the home — is essential to keeping you and your family safe. A little regular maintenance and regular inspections will keep you healthy, comfortable, and less stressed. Let’s prevent mold together and jump into […]
Mold inspection, mold testing, and mold removal are among our most-demanded services. Mildew and mold removal are not very fun experiences however necessary, so it’s good to know what you’re getting into. Every process is made easier when you understand how it works. Here, we will explain the few ways we can test and sample […]
It’s critical to prevent bathroom mold from forming in your house. Without a proper plan in place, you can tend to neglect areas of your home that need the most attention. This is definitely the case that we see happen when people fail to prevent bathroom mold from getting out of control.