Are you facing water damage at your Lake Forest home or business? We’re ready for your call.
It only takes a few minutes for a frozen burst pipe to flood the basement. Undetected leaks inside a wall can drip for days, causing extensive structural damage.
Regardless of how water damage happens at your home or business, we’re here for you.
ServiceMaster by Zaba stands ready to answer your call with professional water damage restoration services for Lake Forest zip codes 60035 and 60045.
These are just a few examples of the water damage problems we solve for local residents.
- Attic flooding caused by ice dam backups or roof leaks
- Water damage behind walls due to leaking pipes
- Floors and walls soaked from ruptured appliance hoses
- Basement flood cleanup after pipes freeze and break
- Collapsed ceilings due to overhead plumbing failures
- Business properties flooded by fire sprinkler breakdowns
- Property-wide contamination from sewage line backups
- Interiors, contents and belongings damaged by floodwaters
Our 7-Step Water Damage Restoration Process for Lake Forest Residents
1. Immediate Response and Inspection
Your call immediately dispatches our fully equipped service vans. Within 90 minutes, our industry-certified technicians arrive at your Lake Forest property. We quickly inspect all water-damaged areas and secure the property as needed.
2. Damage Assessment and Consultation
Based on our damage assessment, we develop and share an action plan and timetable for restoring your home or business. This consultation gives you an overview of what to expect, and we also answer any questions you might have.
3. Advanced Water Extraction
Using advanced truck-mounted extraction systems, we pump out basements and remove water from crawlspaces. Our specialized vacuuming equipment takes care of residual water in subfloors, floors and carpets.
4. Water Damage Containment
Next, we contain the water damage and begin initial cleaning. During this mitigation phase, our teams tear out and dispose of ruined materials, such as crumbling drywall, water-damaged ceilings and buckled flooring.
5. Highly Efficient Structural Drying
Water damage mitigation also includes critical structural drying. We speed up the process with centrifugal air movers, axial fans, wood floor drying systems and heavy-duty dehumidifying equipment.
6. Final Cleanup and Remediation
Using industry-approved products, our teams perform a final cleanup of all affected surfaces. We scrub, sanitize, disinfect and deodorize interiors. We also eliminate mold growth with certified remediation techniques.
7. Expert Property-Wide Restoration
This last step involves replacing torn-out walls, floors and ceilings. Our technicians take care of every detail so that your property is completely restored to its pre-loss condition.
We only consider the job done when we have your final approval.
Why Choose ServiceMaster by Zaba for Water Damage Restoration in Lake Forest IL?
When you need emergency water damage cleanup, we’re here for you 24/7. We answer our own phones and dispatch our teams to your doorstep within 90 minutes of your call.
We’re proud to serve you with more than 90 years of combined industry experience. Our technicians are all IICRC-certified, highly trained and ready for all types of water damage emergencies.
Our in-house staff works with local and national insurance carriers every day. We can help you navigate the details involved in filing your water damage claim. Our assistance often speeds up the process.
Our Specialized Water Damage Cleanup Services for Lake Forest IL
Black Water Mitigation
Our industry-certified technicians are highly trained in dealing with Category 3 black water damage from sewage backups and floodwaters. When cleaning and decontaminating affected interiors, we strictly adhere to all OSHA and CDC standards.
Basement Flood Cleanup
Whether it’s the result an appliance breakdown, frozen burst pipes or torrential rain, we take care of flooded basements. We also clean salvageable contents stored downstairs.
Commercial Property Restoration
We quickly get your doors back open with expert commercial property cleanup. From water-damaged offices, showrooms and manufacturing floors to furnishings, equipment and inventory, we restore everything to its pre-loss condition.
Certified Mold Removal
Mold breeds in water-damaged materials within 24 hours. Our teams stop its spread with industry-certified techniques. We follow up with specialized mold remediation that prevents it from returning.
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Helpful Resources for Lake Forest Residents
Water damage restoration in Lake Forest costs between $3,000 and $8,000. We provide an accurate estimate based on our assessment of the property size and the extent of the damage.
Expect to pay more for cleanup and restoration after damage caused by Category 3 water. This includes flooding resulting from weather events, sewage line backups, and toilet overflows.
Plumbing problems are the most common sources of water damage. Examples include frozen burst pipes, supply line leaks, and pipe breaks. Storm flooding, snow melts and ice dam backups also result in water damage to local properties.
As long as the water damage was caused by a plumbing failure, you should be covered. Damages from a natural weather event aren’t typically covered, but you can purchase protection through the National Flood Insurance Program.