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New Lenox, IL 60451 water removal and flood cleanup is not as hard when you give yourself a 2nd Chance. The leading authority on local water damage restoration and flood cleanup is 2nd Chance Water Restoration. We have responded to many flood cleanup jobs in New Lenox, IL 60451 and surrounding towns over the years and with outstanding results. Towns like Joliet
, Crest Hill
, Homer Glen
, Orland Park
, Tinley Park
. The most common cause of flooding in New Lenox is as the result of sump pump failure
. We at 2nd Chance Water Restoration
recommend changing your sump pumps every three years to limit your potential for basement flooding.
Flooded basement cleanup
work needs to be done right away to prevent mold growth from occurring
in your home. When you introduce water to organic material then it is a certainty that mold will grow if left unmolested. You must act quickly and get the drying process underway as soon as possible. Sometimes people decide to wait for their insurance provider to tell them what to do and that is understandable. However, the insurance policy on your property will also say that it is your duty to act quickly and get the mitigation process started as soon as possible. The insurance company, typically, will not pay for mold or other damaged accrued while the property owner was figuring out the game plan.
New Lenox has a few areas of concern when it comes to the potential of flooding. The infrastructure is older and under constant repair and there is several rivers, streams and other bodies of water in and around New Lenox, IL 60451
. Strong rain increases the chances of flooding so it is important to keep your gutters clean and pointing away from your house. Some of the more recent flood work that we have had in New Lenox was the result of improper gutter assembly.
Things to do to help to prevent flooding in your home:
- Aim down spouts away from your house
- Make sure the ground is leveled away from your home
- Check and change your sump pumps every three years
- Do not flush feminine products or other inappropriate items
- Maintain your drains and keep them clear of debris
- Replace water heaters that leak as they will pop
When you have water in your New Lenox home then it wise to remove it before mold can grow. Whenever you have water meeting up with organic material you will certainly have mold growth occur if not dried hastily. Mold is a scary word to homeowners for a good reason. It can cause health problems, lose to property value and cause tremendous stress. Start drying properly and quickly after flooding to stop mold growth before it starts. New Lenox is known as "The Home of Proud Americans" which exemplifies the quality of life in the community. That quality of life, any quality of life really, quickly goes down hill if you introduce mold growth. When you have water you must remove it quickly! Call 2nd Chance Water Restoration for a free estimate 24/7!