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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how to prevent water damage in highland park

How to Prevent Water Damage in Highland Park, IL

When stormy weather blows through Lake County, it often causes water damage to Highland Park homes and businesses. Plumbing breakdowns take a serious toll on area properties too. We’ve seen it all, so we understand how hard it is to manage water emergencies. ServiceMaster by Zaba has provided professional water damage restoration for Highland Park […]

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sewer backs up what to do

What to do When Your Sewer Backs Up: 6 Critical Steps

If your sewer has backed up, what you do next matters. In fact, the actions you take now are critical to minimize damage to your home. In this blog, we’ll share our tips for recognizing, addressing, and preventing sewer backup and discuss when to contact a professional restoration company. What are the Signs of a […]

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emergency water damage what to do

Emergency Water Damage? Here’s What to Do Right Now

There are small plumbing problems that quickly become DIY headaches. There are also plumbing mishaps that present as full-blown water disasters. Whether a water emergency starts with a leak or pours through the ceiling, being prepared makes a big difference. Based on our years as Chicago’s leading restoration pros, we’ve developed this guide.  It outlines […]

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how to prevent water damage in lake bluff home

How to Prevent Water Damage in Your Lake Bluff, IL Home

Lake Bluff, Illinois, is a beautiful place to live, work, and play. Popular attractions like Sunrise Park and the exhibits at Artists on the Bluff Station Gallery make it a popular area for both locals and visitors alike.  Because it sits so close to Lake Michigan and is known for heavy rainfall and severe weather […]

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11 Sure Signs of Water Damage in the Walls

Have you noticed discolored streaks forming on the walls of your home? Perhaps unusual splotches appeared overnight. Both are indications of water damage hiding inside the walls. It’s a serious situation that you can’t ignore. Even a small leak behind the wall quickly spreads and results in extensive water damage. You have to get the […]

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kitchen sink leaking underneath

Leak Under the Kitchen Sink? Here’s How to Fix it

Puddles under your sink? Is water seeping under your kitchen floorboards? The annoying drip, drip, drip of water? There’s no doubt about it – a leaking kitchen sink can be a frustrating process. And unless you repair it quickly, your leaky sink can cause water damage that spreads throughout your kitchen. Fortunately, it is possible […]

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bathroom sink leaking

Is Your Bathroom Sink Leaking? Here’s How to Fix it! 

Have you noticed pooling water on the floor or inside your cabinets? If so, you must act fast – your bathroom sink is probably leaking.  Fortunately, we’re here to help. With over 85 years of combined experience, we’ve helped hundreds of homeowners deal with leaky bathroom sinks and clean up water damage. In this blog, […]

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washing machine burst pipe

Washing Machine Pipe Burst? Here’s What to Do Right Now

Doing the laundry is a simple routine. You never think about how quickly it can go wrong. Suddenly, a washing machine pipe bursts. The damage spreads in a matter of minutes. One ruptured hose can flood the laundry room with a flow equivalent to 650 gallons per hour. That’s a huge volume of water filling […]

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dishwasher overflowing

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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