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What Should I Do After a Business Fire?

It’s so hard to handle the aftermath of a property fire. It’s even more difficult to deal with the chaos when it impacts your workplace, your employees and your financial security. You hope it never happens, but you need to be prepared. Knowing what to do after a business fire gets you and your workforce […]

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Flooded Bathroom? Here Are 10 Essential Steps to Recovery

Clogged toilets can happen in the best-kept homes. Busy families can forget someone’s filling up the tub. A pipe can freeze during the night and burst before you’re awake. From faulty plumbing to a sewage backup, it doesn’t take much to flood the bathroom. Before you grab a mop, ask yourself a quick question: Do […]

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How to Prevent a Flooded Basement: A 10 Step Guide by Water Damage Experts

If you were anywhere near the city last June, you remember the severe storms and flooding that shut down Eisenhower Expressway. The river was out of its banks, and we had two tornado warnings that night. As Chicago’s leading restoration contractor, our teams were busy after the deluge answering calls from folks with flooded basements. We cleaned […]

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A Pipe Burst at My Business – What Should I Do?

Whether it’s a leaky pipe or a sudden pipe burst in your office or commercial building, we can all agree that you have a significant problem in your facility. Water damage doesn’t just soften drywall and ruin flooring. It can spread contaminants and damage the building’s structure, too, making your workplace unsafe. However, it doesn’t […]

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How to Fix Restroom Urinal Overflow and Leak Disasters

Restrooms in a commercial property are some of the busiest areas in the building. As a facility manager or business owner, you know they need attention around the clock. When a urinal overflows, you know you’re dealing with repair problems and water damage. A leaking or overflowing urinal can quickly become a business disaster. We […]

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winter fire safety tips

15 Winter Fire Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Year

There are many steps you can take to protect your home and your family from fires this winter. These winter fire safety tips put together by our Chicago fire damage restoration experts are precautions you and your family can take to reduce the risk of emergencies in your home and save lives. 3 Winter Fire […]

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space heater fires

How to Prevent a Space Heater Fire: 12 Critical Safety Tips

A space heater brings welcome warmth to a chilly room. It’s convenient, inexpensive and easy to operate. Many homes and workplaces rely on the compact appliance for supplemental heat. That comfort comes with serious risks. A space heater fire can quickly flare up and result in extensive property damage. Every winter, our teams help Chicago […]

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How to Clean Up Sewage in a Crawl Space: 7 Critical Steps

You recognize that bad smell coming from under the house, and it’s not good. Something’s gone very wrong down in the crawl space. You know it’s a sewage problem, and it needs to be taken care of right away. If you’re not sure about how to clean up sewage in a crawl space, it’s important […]

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How to Clean a Sheepskin Rug at Home Like a Pro

Your beautiful sheepskin rug adds a luxurious layer of comfort to your home. The soft, fluffy fibers are soothing to the touch and warm underfoot. When it gets dirty and matted, cleaning your sheepskin rug can be a challenge. You’re right to be cautious. Sheepskin rugs need special care. You can do it, but you […]

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What to Do When the Bathtub Overflows and Leaks Downstairs

The ceiling leak is coming from the tub upstairs, but you can’t pinpoint the problem. The drain isn’t clogged, pipe connections are tight, and the caulk looks good. Sometimes, it’s hard to figure out what to do when the bathtub overflows and leaks downstairs. Have you checked the tub overflow drain? When the small component […]

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A Frozen Water Pipe Burst in My Chicago Home – What Do I Do?

Some years, it seems like Chicago winters are the coldest in the nation. We break records, shovel snow and shiver through historic polar vortexes. Residents across the city take it all in stride, but we never get used to the freezing effect it has on our plumbing. Are you ready to deal with frozen pipes […]

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furnace fire

Everything You Need to Know About Furnace Fires

That crisp, cold air means it’s time to get ready for chilly weather. You look forward to snuggling in and spending warm evenings at home. You count on the furnace to keep the cold at bay, but are you sure it’s ready to operate safely through the long months ahead? We help Chicago homeowners recover […]

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how to clean shag rug chicago

How to Clean a Shag Rug at Home: A Step by Step Guide

Nothing compares to the luxurious feeling of a fluffy shag rug underfoot. It might be a favorite area rug in the living room or a deep pile runner in the hallway. Knowing how to clean a shag rug adds years to its beauty and durability. We specialize in rug cleaning for homeowners in Chicago, IL, […]

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