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Protect Your Home with These Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

Sump pumps are an effective way to manage ground water and keep your basement protected from flooding. Routine maintenance will keep them working efficiently and reliably. Here are a few things you can do a monthly basis to ensure your pump is working well to protect your home from water: Check the pump power cord […]

3 Tips For Water Restoration In Your Home

Everyone hates that dreaded moment when you walk into a room flooded with water. Whether a pipe burst or your dishwasher or washing machine broke, the sight of water on the floor is nothing but stressful. And after you have had a moment to deal with the shock, the first thought on your mind should be: […]

Preventing Basement Flooding

Basement floods are devastating to home owners. Not only can it damage or ruin personal items that are stored in the basement, but water restoration following a flood can be time consuming and expensive, especially if you try to do it yourself.  If not done correctly, mold will form, causing additional damage to your home and […]

Best Flood Restoration Company in Sycamore, IL

Cleaning up After a Flood – With the Best Flood Restoration Company in Sycamore, IL. Anyone who has ever experienced a basement flood knows how devastating it can be. This is especially the case if your basement is finished and used as a living space. The cost and amount of time necessary to properly clean […]

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 […]

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 standing water is vacuumed out […]

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 […]

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’ paper goods are ruined due to moisture absorption and swelling’ pre-existing (animal) odor becomes apparent. WITHIN […]

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The Best Way to Clean Up Water in Your Basement – 7 Easy Steps

It’s that time of year — Spring turning to Summer. While April showers bring May flowers, they also tend to bring along an unwanted guest — 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 […]

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 ceilings and walls to flooring and […]