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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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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How to Clean Up Water Damage After a Water Leak

When plumbing starts to leak, you take care of it right away. Whether you call water damage pros or fix it yourself, the problem gets solved. Now, you’re facing one more big job: Water leak clean up. This work can’t wait either. From floors, walls and cabinets to personal belongings, it all has to be […]

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overflowing kitchen sink

How to Fix an Overflowing Kitchen Sink in 5 Fast Steps

You step away for just a minute. Suddenly, you hear gurgling noises. When you look back into the room, you know you’re in trouble. The kitchen sink is filling up with water. What do you do first? If you’re lucky, you catch the sink overflowing before it floods the entire kitchen. Still, you need to […]

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what to do when water heater breaks

Busted Water Heater? Here’s What to Do Right Now

Whether it’s in the basement or utility room, a burst water heater can quickly cause property damage. For the past 15 years we have been restoring homes and businesses in the Chicago area. In this blog, we outline exactly what you need to do to fix the damage. Safety Considerations If your water heater is leaking or […]

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water leaking in chicago home

5 Quick Steps to Patch Water Damage in Your Ceiling

Water: it’s relaxing, beautiful, and peaceful to be around. When it meets your home’s drywall and other surfaces, though, it can cause a significant problem. Suddenly, you’re faced with learning how to repair a water damaged wall or roof. In some cases, severe water damage can cause your wallboard to collapse and disintegrate, leading to […]

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water damage from dishwasher

Water Damage From a Dishwasher: 5 Ways to Save Your Kitchen

After a quiet dinner at home, everyone helps clear the table. You clean counters, put things away and turn on the dishwasher. It’s time to relax with a favorite book or TV show. You walk back into the kitchen a little later, and your pleasant evening is suddenly a soggy disaster. You wonder out loud, […]

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wall leakage

How to Find and Repair Water Leaking in the Wall

It doesn’t set off alarms. You can’t hear it or see it. Left undetected, it can cause serious damage to sheetrock and even affect floors and ceilings. A slow water leak hidden inside the walls of your home creates a damp environment that breeds mold and rots wood. As well as you stay ahead of […]

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water damage from sprinkler systems

Water Damage From Sprinkler Systems: 4 Dos and Don’ts

If you think water damage from a sprinkler system only happens when a fire breaks out, it’s time to take another look at those overhead pipes. The system can help contain the spread of a blaze and save lives, but it can also ruin interiors, inventory and equipment during an ordinary work day. Are you […]

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How To Find Your Home’s Outside Water Shut Off Valve

You don’t know it’s happened until it’s too late. By the time you see water pooling out from under a baseboard or raining down from the ceiling, a plumbing disaster is already soaking your home. You have to act right away. It only takes a few minutes to stop the flood and minimize damage to […]

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