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Posted Sat, Sep 22, 2018 in City

2nd Chance Water Restoration provides water and fire restoration services so you know who to call in a emergency. Call (866) 575-5814 for a FREE estimate in Summit for your water and fire restoration needs.  Summit, IL has a lot of flooding issues due to the crazy weather in the Chicago land area. The weather and ever growing population also taxes the sewer system so backups happen.

Water restoration needs in Summit, IL

These homeowners gave us a call about their water restoration needs in Summit, IL so we got there within the hour. The flooding was due to a bad injector pump and a lot of rainwater filing the sewer systems. There was a lot of rainwater and also sewage flooding the basement. That is why our water restoration crew had to take the walls up two feet so they could properly mitigate the damage. The people that gave us a call from this home in Summit were also trying to move to another state. They already had all their stuff in the moving truck, when we got there, so the cleanup was easy.  The insulation also got wet here so it had to come out. Water restoration needs in Summit, IL require a company that is ready, willing and able to provide a free estimate and get the property dry ASAP. 2nd Chance Water Restoration can get any home in Summit, IL dry within 72 hours after flooding. We can also provide a FREE estimate 24-7 everyday of the year. Call (866) 575-5814 for immediate professional help with your water, sewage, or mold damage needs in Summit Illinois! The greater Chicago land area's best choice for water damage, sewage cleanup, and mold removal services is 2nd Chance Water Restoration.

Here are some tips to help you avoid water damage in your Summit home:

1.) regular maintenance on your plumbing and roof 2.) replacing your sump pump every 2-4 years 3.) do not buy the cheap sump pumps 4.) rodding your drains and sewer pipe every year, or so depending on your conditions 5.) avoid flushing baby wipes, paper towels, and feminine products 6.) check your windows, door jams, and foundations for signs of water damage frequently 7.) regularly inspect gutters, downspouts, and window wells to make sure there is no blockage and proper draining 8.) check the backs of appliances and look at the plumbing, or water supply lines to check for leaks and corrosion 9.) make sure windows and doors are closed when it is raining especially those leading to the basement 10.) run a slow drip through your plumbing supply lines and into the drains during the winter to keep water moving, so as to prevent freezing of the pipes 11.) keep your cabinet doors on outside walls that have plumbing supply lines in them open during the winter a little bit, because they can freeze even if the room is 70 degrees. Drafts and poor insulation can lead to plumbing supply lines freezing enough to break in an otherwise warm room.

Mold removal in Summit

This call for mold removal in Summit was really gross due to the mushrooms growing through the carpet. There is are plenty of signs that you may have a mold problem before the mushrooms grow through the carpet. However, it also better late than never when it comes to cleaning up and removing mold from the home. Mold is dangerous and can cause a lot of health effects so take care of it as soon as you can. We provide FREE estimates for mold removal in Summit IL, so give us a call anytime. Call (866) 575-5814 for immediate professional help with your water, sewage, or mold damage needs in Summit, Illinois!

Facts about water damage in Summit:

1.) The average water damage restoration job in Summit, Illinois costs in excess of $1,000.00. 2.) Plumbing supply line system failures are one of the leading causes of water damage in Summit, Illinois. 3.) Sewer backups in Summit, Illinois tend to happen to everyone with a basement especially those on the corner of the block and those with a lot of things on the do not flush list regularly going down the drains. 4.) Older homes tend to have more water damage issues especially with shower pans and drains going bad due to time and the use of harsh cleaning supplies. 5.) Water heaters tend to break within the first fifteen years and the chances of a water heater failing increases dramatically after 5 years. 6.) Homes over 30 years of age are way more likely to have issues with their sewer drains and plumbing supply lines. 7.) How fast you attend to water damage has a direct impact on how much damage can be averted. 8.) sewage backup and other water damage expenses go up in finished basements.

2nd Chance Water Restoration proudly serves Summit & surrounding areas:

Check out our entire Service Area so you can see how far outside Summit we go. We provide FREE estimates to Summit for water damage, sewage cleanup, and mold removal. Here is what the EPA says about air duct cleaning, mold and more. Call us for a free quote on air duct cleaning too!   This home in Summit had water damage due to a backup in the sewer system. The sump pump was unable to keep up due to the amount of water it had to deal with. It was bad timing mixed with a little bad luck, so it felt great to help them get back to normal. We got there within an hour of the phone call, so the water damage was able to get clean up quick. Give us a call if you have basement flooding or other water damage in Summit at (866) 575-5814.  


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