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dishwasher overflowing water damage

Dishwasher Overflowing? Here’s What to Do Right Now 

Your dishwasher works hard, and you trust it to do its job. When it starts malfunctioning and overflowing, then, it can be a startling experience. After all, nobody wants to be surprised by a puddle of water on their kitchen floor or the expensive damage left behind. Fortunately, you’re not alone. In this blog, we […]

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flooded bathroom

Flooded Bathroom? Here Are 10 Essential Steps to Recovery

Clogged toilets can happen in the best-kept homes, apartments, or condos. 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. Are you wondering how to clean up a […]

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“I Am a Hoarder and I Need Help” – 10 Steps to Self-Help

It can feel as though you’re completely isolated and on your own. Even with the help of friends and family, dealing with hoarding can become overwhelming. It consumes the space in your home while it drains your ability to cope. As you look in the mirror, you say, “I am a hoarder. How do I […]

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ejector pump overflow

Ejector Pump Overflowing? Here’s What to Do Right Now

Is your basement filling up with foul-smelling water that should be draining through the sewage line? That nasty backup is probably the result of an overflowing ejector pump. With more than 85 years of combined experience, ServiceMaster by Zaba knows how to clean up contaminated gray water and Category 3 water. We’re sharing that expertise […]

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toilet pipe leaking

Help! My Toilet Pipe is Leaking: What Should I Do?

When you’re dealing with a leaking toilet pipe, how do you take care of a mess that needs cleanup and a plumbing breakdown that needs an immediate fix? ServiceMaster by Zaba has restored water-damaged bathrooms for more than 85 years, so we know several ways to solve the problem. Read on for insider information explaining […]

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leaking outdoor faucet

What to Do If Your Outdoor Faucet Is Leaking

It’s easy to miss, but when the outdoor faucet is leaking, it’s quietly causing problems. Whether you call it a spigot, hose bib or faucet, you need to stop the drip. With more than 85 years of combined experience cleaning up water damage, we know how a simple leak can complicate things. Let’s take a look […]

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how to find a frozen pipe

How to Find a Frozen Pipe: 7 Effective Steps

Frigid weather can put a chill on your routine, but a frozen pipe inside your home puts everything on hold. Locating the blockage isn’t easy. If you’re trying to locate a frozen pipe to thaw it, you need to know where to start. We can help. With more than 85 years of combined experience, ServiceMaster by […]

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ceiling water damage

Ceiling Water Damage? Here’s What to Do to Fix It

Do you notice stains on the ceiling when you glance up? Is water suddenly dripping through the light fixtures overhead? In either case, you’re looking at ceiling water damage. For more than 85 years, ServiceMaster by Zaba has taken care of homeowners in your situation. Learn how to solve this overhead headache before it spreads […]

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fireplace leaking water

Help! My Fireplace is Leaking Water: What Should I Do?

If your fireplace is leaking water, you have to act fast: a leaking chimney can quickly cause structural damage and mold, and lead to thousands of dollars’ worth of expensive repairs. Don’t worry, though – you’re not in it alone. Here at ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba, we’ve been helping repair water damage in Chicago-area homes […]

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bathtub drain leaking

Bathtub Drain Leaking? Here’s What to Do Right Now

A leaking bathtub drain can warp floors, soak surrounding drywall and set the stage for unhealthy mold growth. We know how fast damage spreads from a leaky tub drain. ServiceMaster by Zaba has been restoring water-damaged bathrooms for more than 15 years. Read on for easy-to-follow guidelines covering everything you need to know about fixing […]

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apartment flooded

Help! My Apartment Flooded – What Do I Do?

Has your apartment flooded due to a burst pipe or an overflowing bathtub from upstairs? At ServiceMaster by Zaba, our experience helping renters with apartment flooding stretches back more than 15 years. Let’s cover everything you need to know about how to handle a flooded apartment.  What to Do If Your Apartment Floods 1. Shut […]

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how to fix dishwasher leaking from bottom

Help! My Dishwasher is Leaking From the Bottom: What Do I Do?

No one wants to walk into the kitchen and see leaks around the bottom of the dishwasher. You’re looking at an appliance that has to be fixed and water damage that has to be cleaned up. It’s a situation we know well. It’s usually a situation you can manage too, if you know where to […]

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