bathtub overflows leaks downstairs

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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How to Fix Water Damage Behind Shower Tiles Like a Pro

It’s easy to take the shower for granted. You use it every day, keep it clean and maintain fixtures with quick repairs. Over time, the walls of that inviting personal space can develop unsightly cracks and surround you with musty odors. Water damage behind the shower tiles doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a slow process that […]

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burst pipe bathroom damage

Burst Pipe in the Bathroom? Here’s What to do Right Now

A burst pipe in the bathroom is an emergency, and you must act quickly to fix it. Fortunately, we’re here to help. At ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba, we have over 85 years of experience helping Chicago-area customers deal with burst pipes and the damage they cause. We’ve compiled that knowledge into this comprehensive guide.  Before […]

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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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bathroom ceiling water damage

Water in the Ceiling Under the Bathroom? 5 Quick Steps

We know how it goes: you’re just going about your business one day, and then you look up and see it – a water leak in the ceiling below the bathroom. Where, once, there was pristine drywall, there’s now a large water stain or a bubble in the ceiling. You start to panic. What now? […]

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bathroom water damage

Bathroom Water Damage? 5 Steps to Take Right Now

Water is the foundation of life, but too much of it inside your home can have many consequences. Burst pipes, faulty fixtures, leaky roofs and storm flooding are just a few of the things that can quickly turn your comfortable space into a major health hazard. This is especially true in the bathroom where water […]

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restaurant bathroom cleaning checklist

The Ultimate Restaurant Bathroom Cleaning Checklist

Leaving things to chance isn’t an option when you’re in the restaurant business. You network with the best vendors, keep equipment in top shape and work out detailed schedules for every shift. Your staff understands their specific duties before and after each service, but have you provided them with an itemized restaurant restroom cleaning checklist? […]

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How to Get Rid of Black Mold in Your Bathroom

Keeping every room clean is an important job, and you do it with pride. It helps make the house your home. You take care to keep everything fresh, so tackling an occasional mold outbreak in the bathroom is just another chore. That ordinary routine sets off alarms when you encounter a dark, slimy growth that […]

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