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What to Do After a Business Fire: 10 Steps to Recovery

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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flooded basement in chicago

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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water damage drying

The Water Damage Drying Process: What You Can and Can’t Do

Ruptured pipes leak through the walls and soak several rooms in the house. You mop up the water, but everything is still wet. A faulty sprinkler system sprays water all over the office. It soaks furniture, equipment and carpets. After any type of water damage, drying things out is a critical step to recovery. How […]

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green mold on house exterior

A Complete Guide to Removing Green Mold from Home Exteriors

Routine yard work and seasonal chores keep the house looking its best. You can fix just about anything around your home, but how do you tackle unsightly green mold? It grows on all types of exterior surfaces, and it doesn’t care about age. Whether you’ve lived there for years or you just bought the house, […]

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contractor water damage

How to Handle Water Damage Caused by Contractor Work

You’re happy with the contractor’s progress on your home improvement project. Repairs look solid, and new work meets your approval. Just when you’re ready to call the job a success, you realize the contractor caused water damage. What do you do when a contractor damages your house? It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, […]

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commercial water damage

Your Commercial Property Has Water Damage? Here’s What to Do Next

When commercial water damage affects your building, the impact on business can be severe: Burst pipes or a badly leaking roof can shut you down. Storm flooding can ruin interiors and destroy inventory. Knowing what to do before disaster strikes makes it easier to quickly recover and get back to business. How to Safely Handle […]

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commercial cannabis greenhouse chicago

7 Effective Greenhouse Odor Control Strategies

Now that marijuana cultivation and sales are legal in Illinois and many other states, growers across the nation are expanding production. As a member of this budding industry, you’re positioned to overcome unique problems. As a grower, you know cannabis odor is an issue that affects small and large operations. How do you maintain optimum […]

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water damage inspection

What to Expect During a Water Damage Inspection

It might be the aftermath of storm flooding at your business. Faulty plumbing leaves you facing serious home water damage. You want to restore your property as soon as possible. You need a professional water damage inspection. The Water Damage Inspection Process: 4 Essential Steps It can be the result of fire damages after first […]

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marijuana grow room in chicago

Cleaning Your Grow Room: 12 Daily, Weekly and Monthly Maintenance Tips

Recreational marijuana use has recently been legalized here in Illinois and many other states across the country. It’s quickly becoming a legitimate industry with powerful earning potential nationwide. Whether you own a small or large-scale operation, you want a superior product and consistent harvests. Cleaning your grow room plays a critical role in growing your very best. […]

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movie theater in chicago

The Ultimate Movie Theater Cleaning Checklist

Movie customers mingle and roam through the lobby, visit concession stands and head for the auditoriums. They’re looking forward to enjoying the latest features at your cinema. They don’t want to walk down sticky aisles, step over trash or sit on dirty seat cushions. Employees man the box office and run concessions. They know how […]

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chicago bar

The Ultimate Bar Cleaning Checklist for Keeping Your Bar Spotless

As the bar owner or general manager, you take pride in your establishment’s success. Your customers look forward to enjoying themselves in a warm, inviting atmosphere. They don’t think about the work involved in cleaning the club. But here’s the thing: They do notice streaked glassware or dirty bar stools. You keep the bar immaculate […]

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