1. Costly Assumptions about Water Damage That Are Easily Avoidable

    Water damage, from flooding or any other types of water issues, needs to be fixed fast and well, or else more damage and mold. The problem is that most the time we see water we try to fix it ourselves or try to figure out and describe what we think is the problem. The problem with this is that, unle…Read More

  2. Know the Difference Between Water Damage Solutions

    Water damage/Flood damage. Stressful enough right? How do you even start to figure out how to fix the problem. Let me tell you the difference between the options. 1) Natural Drying Solution. This is when you basically just leave it alone. "They'll dry naturally." Basically what happens is that the s…Read More

  3. Prespray—What You Don’t Know Can Cost You

    What I've learned over the past few weeks is that what kind of problem you have works best to be cleaned up by the right prespray. Most presprays in the marketplace work well for most situations BUT not all, and we don't want you to use the wrong one then just get more frustrated. There are 3 differ…Read More

  4. 6 Costly Misconception about Carpet Cleaning

    MISCONCEPTION #1: You should wait as long as possible before cleaning your carpet. No. Dirt is an abrasive - like sandpaper. Every time you step on your carpet, you grind dirt into the carpet fibers. This cuts your carpet, just as if you had used a knife. This cutting causes your carpet to wear out …Read More

  5. Gotta Watch your Mold Naperville IL

    Rain, rain, go away. Right? To much rain=flooding of your home or business. This can lead to mold growth, especially if you don't take care of it quickly. I will be talking about mold, the dangers and how to fix it or if you need to call in someone like Clean USA. First off, lets talk about mold. Mo…Read More

  6. What to Ask When Hiring a Carpet Cleaner

    We all get confused when trying to hire someone to do something. But with carpet cleaners, don't forget to ask the right questions to fit your needs. The cheapest is usually not the best. What are the carpet cleaning methods that they employ? Usually you are trying to get out every allergen and toxi…Read More

  7. Ongoing Effects of Water Damage

    THE ONGOING EFFECTS OF WATER DAMAGE WITHIN MINUTES Water contamination spreads to unaffected areas; stains released from furniture (especially antique) discolor carpet permanently;  moisture-sensitive surfaces on furniture turn white; paper goods are ruined due to moisture absorption and swelling…Read More

  8. Water in Basement 7 Steps to Clean-Up

    It's that time of year, Spring. "April showers bring May flowers" AND FLOODED BASEMENTS. Rain is good. That's a fact. precipitation has a dramatic effect on agriculture. All plants need at least some water to survive. Plus, rain makes our lawns green right? Who doesn't want a green lawn? But, heavy…Read More

  9. Water Restoration and Basement Clean-Up Is Important

    Major Flood Damage and Flooded Basements Major flood damage is unquestionably one of the most destructive events your home can experience and also one of the most emotionally stressful events you may endure. Floods and water damage from major storms can affect your entire home, from the roof, to cei…Read More

  10. Cold Weather & Frozen, Broken Water Pipes Create Water Damage

    “Frozen water pipes can be a nightmare!” We don't often think of damage from frozen and broken water pipes as being on the same scale as a natural disaster, but damage from water is the most prevalent -- yet least recognized -- catastrophe. In fact, frozen and broken water pipes rank No. 2 behin…Read More