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Streamwood, IL 60107 has a decent amount of flood cleanup work compared to neighboring towns. The sewer system is a little older and the town has been growing in population. When heavy rain falls the system sometimes can not handle all the additional water. There is a lot of basements in town and they, like all basements, are prone to the number one cause of flooded basements. Sump pump failure is the most common cause of flooding across the country and Streamwood is no different! 2nd Chance Water Restoration is the highest rated flooded basement cleanup company around.
Water damage explains many different types of losses caused by water flooding an area that it is not designed to be in. There are many things attributed to water damage like an musty odor, rotting wood, mold growth, rusting of iron and steel, and de-laminating and destruction of other materials like carpet and drywall, etc. Mold can be a huge concern after flooding has occurred.
Sometimes the water damage happens slowly over a long period of time and you notice little things like water spots in the drywall, or peeling of drywall. Sometimes that water damages happens in a blink of an eye and causes catastrophic damage like in the instance of a flash flood. Water damage is a major cause of property loss, destruction, and cost no matter how fast it happened.
An insurance policy may, or may not have you covered for your particular water damage issue, but 2nd Chance Water Restoration of Streamwood, IL 60107 can you help you find the right solution to your water damage, or mold issues no matter what. 2nd Chance Water Restoration can work with and directly bill your insurance company in Streamwood if you are covered, have a claim number, and we don’t even have to collect a cent from you to get going.
All of our water damage restoration certified technicians are available in Streamwood 24-7. We can get anywhere in the greater Chicago area within an hour for a free estimate, so call us at 630-546-2239.
Perhaps the most common cause of water damage to a residential property is the failure of a sump pump, or a backed up sewer line especially in Streamwood. Make sure that you speak to your insurance agent about signing an addendum that may be required to get the proper water damage insurance for your basement. This addendum for sump pump coverage will say sewer and drain coverage at the top.
Water damage can happen for a variety of reasons including:
Broken dishwasher hose, clogged toilets, broken/leaking pipes, washing machine failure, broken shower pan, backed up sewers, tree roots clogging the sewer drain, etc. Almost 15% of all water damage happens from plumbing supply line leaks. Only hurricanes cause more water damage than plumbing supply line leaks, so plumbing supply line failure and sump pump issues is definitely toward the top in Streamwood.
Homeowners, property owners, and business owners in Streamwood should be judicious in protecting their homes, places of business, and properties from plumbing failure. You should inspect and replace worn pipe fittings, plumbing connections, and hoses to household appliances that use water at least once, or twice a year to avoid future water damage. Don’t forget to check the washing machines, dishwashers, kitchen sinks and bathroom lavatories, refrigerator icemakers, water softeners and humidifiers. Most people in Streamwood Illinois, do not have insurance that covers water damage caused by bad weather, because it is considered flood coverage, which is usually not covered by homeowners insurance without additional flood insurance provided by FEMA.
What are the different types of water that can damage a home in Streamwood?
Category 1 Water – Refers to a source of water that does not pose substantial threat to humans and classified as “Clean Water”. Examples are broken water supply lines, tub or sink overflows or appliance malfunctions that involves water supply lines.
Category 2 Water – Refers to a source of water that contains a significant degree of chemical, biological or physical contaminants and causes discomfort or sickness when consumed or even exposed to. Known as “Grey Water”. This type carries micro organisms and nutrients of micro organisms. Examples are toilet bowls with urine (no feces), sump pump failures, seepage due to hydrostatic failure and water discharge from dishwashers or washing machines.
Category 3 Water – Known as “Black Water” and is grossly unsanitary. This water contains unsanitary agents, harmful bacteria and fungi, causing severe discomfort or sickness. Type 3 category are contaminated water sources that affects the indoor environment. This category includes water sources from sewage, seawater, rising water from rivers or streams, ground surface water or standing water. Category 2 Water or Grey Water that is not promptly removed from the structure and or have remained stagnant may be re classified as Category 3 Water. Toilet back flows that originates from beyond the toilet trap is considered black water contamination regardless of visible content or color.