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Water, Fire, Mold, Moisture Since 1997
Serving Chicagoland, Wisconsin, Northwest Indiana, and Beyond

Oak Park's Water, Mold, And Sewage Cleanup

Posted Sun, Sep 13, 2015 in 2nd Chance Water Restoration

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How does 2nd Chance Water Restoration compare to other water damage mitigation companies in the Oak Park  area? How well can they handle a flooded basement cleanup in Oak Park? Who is going to help me with my sewage cleaning?

   I often get asked how we compare to other Oak Park area water restoration service professionals and I think that our online reputation speaks for itself. 2nd Chance water restoration has been serving the Oak Park area and most of our service pros have been working in the water mitigation field for years.

2nd Chance has an average of 4.9, or better rating on most 5 star review sites, because we take great pride in providing the absolute best service possible during difficult situations. We have well over 1890 likes on Facebook, because our pro technicians serve every customer as if they were family. We provide absolutely free estimates!! Call today 630-546-2239!! We are generally cheaper and more experienced than most Oak Park water and fire restoration companies. We pride ourselves in beating other Oak Park water damage restoration companies' estimates by large margins!! We are a family owned and operated business and we get most of our water damage business from direct referral, because we are the best water damage company in the entire Oak Park area! We don't have to charge an arm and a leg to provide our services, because we don't promise plumbers, or advertisers the first $500.00 that we charge you the customer. Water damage in Oak Park is a consistent problem that has been affecting local businesses and homes costing the people of Oak Park an unbelievable amount of money over the years. 2nd Chance Water Restoration is Oak Park's very own water damage company. We are always available for a free estimate during which we will identify the source of the water and help you get it shut off, or tell you what you need to do even, if you don't hire us to do the work. It is important to locate the problem, source of water damage, as soon as possible, so you get the drying process started to mitigate the damage. 2nd Chance Water Restoration got our vast experience in commercial and residential water damage right here in Oak Park! Call 630-546-2239 to get us out there now for your free estimate!!

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We are able to provide a complete water damage mitigation service and we can refer you to the areas top contractors for plumbing, drywall, or painting. As an emergency service company we provide ourselves on our specialization in drying and mitigating water damage better than anyone. Our experience in local restoration projects for businesses has us fully aware of the financial impact that water damage will have on your business and homes. It is our job to reduce that expense by focusing on what is causing the damage and getting everything handled from there as quickly and professionally as possible with as little extra headaches and stress as possible. The goal is too have as little impact on your day to day lives and business as possible.

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Our water damage restoration and mold removal service pros are masters of serving the following Chicago land and Indiana areas: Addison, Algonquin, Alsip, Antioch, Arlington Heights, Ashburn Park, Auburn Park, Chicago, Aurora, Austin Chicago, Barrington, Bartlett, Batavia, Beecher, Bellwood, Berkley, Berwyn, Big Rock, Bloomingdale, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Braidwood, Bridgeview, Bristol, Broadview, Brookfield, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Burnham, Burr Ridge, Calumet City, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Cary, Cedar Lake, Chicago Heights, Chicago Lawn, Chicago Ridge, Cicero, Clarendon Hills, Country Club Hills, Crest Hill, Crete,Crown Point, Crystal Lake, Darien, Deerfield, Des Plaines, Division Street, Dolton, Downers Grove, Downtown Chicago, Dundee, Dunning, Dyer, East Chicago, Edge Brook, Edgewater, Elburn, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Elson, Elwood, Englewood, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Flossmoor, Forest Park, Fort Dearborn, Fort Sheridan, , Itasca, Jackson Park, Jefferson Park, Joliet, Justice, La Grange, La Grange Park, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest,  Lake in the Hills,Lockport, Logan Square, Lombard, Lowell, Lyons, Manhattan, Maple Park, Marengo, Markham, Matteson, Maywood, McHenry, Oswego, Palatine, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Peotone, Pilsen, Plainfield, Plano, Portage, Porter, Posen, Prospect Heights, Ravenswood, Richmond, Richton Park, Ringwood, River Forest, River Grove, Riverdale, Riverside, Robbins, Rogers Park, Rolling Meadows, Romeoville, Rosemont, Roseland, Ross, Round lake, Schaumburg, Schererville, Schiller Park, Shorewood, Skokie, South Chicago, South Elgin, South Holland, South Shore, Spring Grove, St. Charles, St. John, Steger, Stock Yards, Chicago, Stone Park, Streamwood, Sugar Grove, Summit-Argo, Techy, Thornton, Tinley Park, Uptown, Chicago, Valparaiso, Vernon Hills, Villa Park, Wadsworth, Warrenville, Wauconda, Waukegan, Wayne, West Chicago, Westchester, Western Springs, Westmont, Westville, Wheaton, Wheeling, Whiting, Wicker Park, Willow Springs, Willowbrook, Wilmette, Wilmington, Winfield, Winnetka, Winthrop Harbor, Wonder Lake, Wood Dale, Woodridge, Woodstock, Worth, Zion Call 2nd chance water restoration at 630-546-2238, so our service pros can fill your local Oak Park Illinois water damage restoration service work needs! Some of the most common causes of water damage in Oak Park Illinois are a result of broken pipes, over flowing toilets, broken supply lines, bad sump pumps, foundation cracks, storm damages and power outages.

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Make sure to do the following things in Oak Park to help prevent flooding in your home, or business:
  • Maintain your gutters and down spouts
  • Keep your sump pumps in good condition
  • Don't let your pipes freeze in these cold Oak Park winters by keep a slow drip going in your sinks and tubs
  • Make sure your drains in your window wells are free of leaves and able to drain properly.
Water damage counts for over two thirds of the insurance claims in Oak Park Illinois, so it pays to keep your property in good condition and to hire 2nd chance water restoration, if you should happen to have an unfortunate water damage disaster. Plumbing supply line failures are a huge part of the insurance claims filed in Oak Park Illinois, because plumbing supply lines break from time to time for a variety of reasons.

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Facts to know about water damage issues in Oak Park Illinois: 1.) most water heaters fail within 12 years of installation. 2.) most water damage claims in oak Park Illinois exceed $2,500.00 3.) most water damages issues in this local area are caused by faulty toilets, bad sewer pipes, drainage issues. 4.) homes over 30 years old are more likely to have plumbing supply line issues in Oak Park. 5.) water damage issues involving sewage and finished basements tends to cost a lot more than category one supply line leaks in unfinished basements in Oak Park, Illinois.  Tips, frequently asked questions, and free information on cleaning up water damage from 2nd Chance Water Restoration: 1.) the first thing that you need to do, when you notice water damage is identify where the water is coming. 2.) the second thing that you need to do, when you notice water damage is extract, or remove the water from the affected area. 3.) after, all the water is cleaned up it is time to apply air movement to all of the affect, or water damaged materials. Air flow helps evict the water from that water damaged material and warm air is even better. The more air that is hitting the affected area the better. We can provide you drying equipment like industrial air movers, and low grain refrigerant dehumidifiers that pull the moisture right out of everything, if you need our assistance. Did I mention that we are cheaper and have a better reputation than everyone in the local water damage restoration industry. 4.) Now, that you have an appropriate amount of air flow and dehumidification going, it is time to close the windows and doors in the affected area, so that the air flow and heat can build up and remove the moisture even quicker. 5.) Use moisture meters to check the moisture in the affected material. Frequently asked question: What type of water can damage my property? There are basically three different types of water that damage homes, or commercial properties. The first category of water is from plumbing supply line failures, which consist of the cleaner type of water that can cause damage. The second category of water mainly consist of rain, storm, or ground water and can contain micro organisms and other contaminants. The third type of water is used primarily to describe sewage and other more hazardous water. Did I mention that we can come out for free anywhere in the Chicago land area to do a moisture check and give you a totally free no obligation estimate for water damage, or mold removal? Because we can get anywhere in the Chicago land area within an hour. Can I save carpet that has suffered water damage? Find out here! In some cases it is relatively easy to save the carpet, but it has to be a category one, or category two water damage. Never save carpet that has been hit with category three water, because it is hazardous and can cause breath psychical harm especially to the young, old and those that suffer from weaker immune systems. A lot of people try to save carpet and padding that has been bit hit by sewage, but 2nd Chance Water Restoration would never do that, but it is against a reasonable standard of care. To save carpet that has been hit by categories one, or two water, you must begin by extracting the water from carpet and pad. The pad generally should be thrown out, unless it is category one water and you are able to properly extract it and get enough air flow under and on top of it. 2nd Chance Water Restoration has a truck mounted weight assisted extraction machine that we can use to extract the carpet and pad in place as long as the pad does not have a vapor barrier. In cases of vapor barriers it is more cost effective to remove the padding. Will you go to Chicago for a small water damage, or mold job? Yes, 2nd Chance Water Restoration serves the entire Chicago land Area and can generally get to a water damage, or mold removal estimate with an hour. Call us today at 630-546-2239! Do I need to detach the trim, or baseboards, because they got hit with water damage? In most cases it is wise to detach the trim and baseboards to allow hit flow to hit the drywall behind it, because the trim, or baseboard acts like a vapor barrier that prevents proper drying. If it is category three water (sewage) than the trim and baseboards should be tossed out (remove affected drywall too). How do I clean sewage off a concrete floor? It is easiest to out it back down the sewage pipe, or drain that it came out of in most cases. Basically, you have to wash it down the drain with a surfactant like dish soap. Follow FDA guide lines and do not use bleach, or harsh disinfectants, because they are potentially hazardous and not as effective. It is ok to apply disinfectants, after the sewage is cleaned up, if you wish, but an anti-microbial surfactant can do the job. Make sure that you get it dried properly. Is mold dangerous whether it is alive, or dead? Yes, mold is dangerous whether it is alive, or dead, because the mycotoxins that they produce in their war for food do not break very quickly and the human body can not easily break down, or get it out of it's system which is why mold cause serious health issues for people. It is important, when you are dealing with mold that you get both a mold test company and a mold remediation company like 2nd Chance Water Restoration to come out and perform their individual services. It is important that you do not use the same company to do both the mold test and the mold remediation, because that would be a severe conflict of interest. You should have both a pre and post mold remediation mold test done to insure that the mold was removed properly. How did I get mold in my house? Mold is a sign of water damage to a property,because mold needs water to live just like every other living organism. Different types of mold will grow depending on what conditions are currently going on in the property. We suggest that you call an indoor environmentalist, industrial hygienist or a professional mold test company to come in and do a mold test, if you think mold is present. You can call us to ask us for our opinions, or to do the mold removal after you get the mold test results. The mold test should contain a protocol for the mold remediation project that clearly identifies the type of mold and suggested remediation techniques to remove the mold.  

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