Burst Pipe Water Damage Cleanup Lake Forest, IL

24-Hour Emergency Services for Lake Forest Homes & Businesses
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Are you facing water damage from plumbing breakdowns or burst pipes in your Lake Forest, IL property? Call us now.

A small leak can cause big problems, but a burst pipe or plumbing breakdown creates a huge mess. When broken pipes soak your Lake Forest home or business, you need help.

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Our teams respond 24/7 with professional burst pipe water damage cleanup for Lake Forest zip codes 60035 and 60045.

Whether you’re faced with the aftermath of a plumbing disaster at home or your workplace, ServiceMaster by Zaba is just a phone call away: 847-459-3900.

We’re ready with expert cleanup and restoration services for these plumbing disasters and more.

  • Finished and unfinished basements flooded by frozen burst pipes
  • Ceilings collapsed after attic flooding due to overhead pipe breaks
  • Kitchen walls, cabinets and floors soaked after dishwasher failure
  • Bathrooms contaminated by backed-up water from sewage pipe breaks
  • Water-damaged interiors due to pipes ruptured by excessive pressure
  • Business interiors and contents soaked by broken plumbing systems
  • Residential and commercial building water damage after fire sprinkler system failure
Call now for emergency water damage cleanup

Our 7-Step Burst Pipe Water Damage Cleanup Process for Lake Forest Residents

1. Water Damage Inspection

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Our process starts with a complete inspection of the water damage in your Lake Forest home or business.

After a careful assessment of affected areas, we present you with our cleanup and restoration plan. With your approval, our teams immediately begin working on water-damaged interiors.

2. Standing Water Extraction

We quickly pump out standing water with specialized truck-mounted extraction equipment. Using advanced vacuuming tools, our technicians remove all traces of residual water.

We also reduce indoor humidity and begin the drying process by running industrial-grade desiccant dehumidifiers.

3. Initial Cleanup and Tear-Out

Next, we mitigate the water damage so that it doesn’t spread. We remove ruined carpeting and crumbled drywall. Tear-out often includes pulling up buckled flooring and taking down water-damaged ceilings.

As we work, our technicians haul off and dispose of unsalvageable materials, clearing the way for remediation.

4. Deep Structural Drying

Our water mitigation process includes deep structural drying, which eliminates moisture from porous materials, such as wood framing, support beams and drywall.

We take care of this step with heavy-duty equipment. Our teams set up and closely monitor centrifugal air movers, axial fans and wood floor drying systems.

5. Certified Mold Removal

Mold spreads through water-damaged materials within 24 hours of a plumbing breakdown.

Using the latest techniques, we remove unhealthy fungal growth, eliminate the stains it leaves behind and finish with industry-certified mold remediation.

6. Pre-Restoration Cleaning

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This phase readies interiors for restoration. Our technicians scrub down all surfaces with highly effective cleaning products. We go over each area again with specialized sanitizing, disinfecting and deodorizing agents.

7. Expert Interior Restoration

During final restoration, your water-damaged property is returned to its pre-loss condition. Torn-out walls are replaced, buckled floors are repaired, and collapsed ceilings are rebuilt. We apply years of restoration expertise to finishing the details, from crown molding to baseboards and trim.

After our teams take care of post-restoration cleanup, we accompany you on a walk-through inspection. We only consider our work finished when we have your complete approval.

Why Choose ServiceMaster by Zaba for Burst Pipe Damage in Lake Forest?

Our Emergency Response

It’s impossible to know when a pipe will burst. It’s good to know that we’re here with emergency cleanup services 24/7. Your call puts our process in motion, with an arrival time at your home or business within 90 minutes.

Expertise You Can Trust

Our IICRC-certified technicians take care of large and small residential and commercial properties. We handle your water damage cleanup emergency with more than 15 years of industry experience.

Help With Your Insurance Claim

Our knowledgeable staff understands how to work with local and national insurance carriers. We use that deep background to help you file your water damage insurance claim.

What Customers Are Saying

Service Master Restoration work was excellent on time professional very clean respectful Employees and very detail in the service that they provide for you. They answer any questions you have And are very helpful And willing to assist you. And their services Was wonderful.
Edwin Munoz
Edwin M.
21:09 18 Jan 24
After a fire, that caused a lot of smoke damage, Fernando the GM, went above and beyond helping us navigate not only the clean up process,but all questions we had. The crew is professional and thorough cleaners. I highly Service Master.
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sondra G.
11:56 28 Dec 23
While we were out of town our vanity mirror fell and turned on our sink faucet. Water was running for days, we're not sure when it happened, the fire department was alerted when the house sensors got wet and set off the alarms. our neighbor came over when she saw the fire department. We were called immediately. Our agent highly recommended neil at service master. He came out with a huge team and a general manager. I felt very comfortable with him and all office staff to get the job done while we were still out of town. My neighbor checked in on them until we returned. 80% of my entire house was gutted. I have a lot of custom wall paneling, crown molding and trim. They were able to save it all. They also did my packout and duct work cleaning. Everyone at service master was extremely knowledgeable and professionaland very helpful.
Andres Ortiz
Andres O.
21:15 17 Dec 23
I had a burst pipe in the middle of the night and one of my guest rooms was damaged. Service Master was able to get a crew to me first thing in the morning. Everyone was super helpful and treated my home as if it was their own while doing the necessary work.
Maurice Williams
Maurice W.
21:53 09 Dec 23
A week after I purchased this property it flooded with 12 inches of water. The previous owner left the basement full of stuff that was ruined by the flood. It was all getting thrown away but now the process was even harder.  My State Farm insurance agent had a Servicemaster rep give me a call because I wanted to opt out of flood insurance.  It was only a courtesy call to explain the process of mitigating and repairing a flooded basement.  I reluctantly signed up for flood insurance just in case....Oh man I am glad I did; this flood situation was a nightmare, and the additional expenses would have been devastating if I didn't have insurance.  I immediately called them after all my failed attempts of trying to get the water out.  That 15 minute-call saved me thousands of dollars.  Servicemaster by zaba rocks! the team was great and they saved me a huge headache. I highly recommend them and I am so grateful for my State Farm agent.
Aden Zrod
Aden Z.
20:22 09 Dec 23
Joanna provided my fiancé and I with exceptional communication and customer service through our renovations needs!
Liz Bailon
Liz B.
03:06 31 Aug 23
I had a great experience with Joanna Cintron, she is very professional as a receptionist and she made me feel heard when I asked all my questions. Thanks
Luis Echevarria
Luis E.
03:03 31 Aug 23

Helpful Resources for Lake Forest Residents

Tips for Fixing a Small Leak – EPA

Mold FAQs – EPA

10-DAY Weather Forecast – Lake Forest

How much does it cost to clean up burst pipe water damage in Lake Forest?

On average, the cost of cleaning up burst pipe water damage in Lake Forest runs between $1,300 and $5,700. The national average is $3,400. We provide an accurate cost quote with our water damage assessment, as well as a proposed timetable for project completion.

What causes burst pipes in Lake Forest homes and businesses?

Extreme winter weather often freezes pipes that burst and damage local homes and businesses. Other plumbing breakdowns that cause property flooding include excessive water pressure, ruptured leaks, clog backups and corroded pipe components.

Does homeowners insurance cover the cost of burst pipe water damage cleanup?

Yes. The cost of water damage cleanup after a burst pipe is covered by most homeowners insurance. Water damage restoration is also covered. Most business property insurance policies cover the damage from plumbing failures.