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We Declare That We Are The Best Restoration Service Professional Guys That Cleanup And Remove Water Damage, Sewage Backup And Mold In Chicago.
We also declare that we provide stellar service to all the local surrounding areas
Our third declaration is at that we work hard every day to prove that we have the stellar reputation that we have with an A+ at the BBB and over 1981 likes on Facebook for a reason.Yes,1981 for real!
We are way more experienced than most water damage restoration and flooded basement cleanup companies with our lead techs all being certified in water restoration and mold remediation.
We are well equipped and well prepared 24-7 365 days a year!
Available for a free estimate for water damage cleanup or sewage backup cleaning with in to any one in the greater Chicago, Illinois area.
We are probably one of the cheapest companies in Chicago and the local areas for water damage cleanup, sewage backup cleaning, and mold remediation despite having the very best reputation.
Call 630-546-2239 today for a professional, no obligation and totally free estimate for your water damage, or sewage cleanup restoration service needs.
Cleaning Flood Damage In Chicago Is What We Do and 2nd Chance Water Restoration cleans water damage caused by flooding in Chicago better than anyone, because we have been doing this a very long time. We literally grew up in the flood clean up industry, because we having cleaning water damage, doing mold removal, and earning the sewage cleanup business’s best reviews since 1998!
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 questions:
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?
We can get anywhere in the Chicago land area within an hour to provide you a free estimate for anything water damage restoration related that you may need.
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Can I save carpet that has suffered water damage?
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.
Does flooding from rain, storms, and full rivers happen a lot in the local Chicago area?
Yes, storms happen and cause flooded basement damage, which can turn into mold in less than three days, so it is important to act quickly to prevent mold growth from taking over. Call 2nd Chance Water Restoration at 630-546-2239 for Chicago water and mold removal needs!
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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.
All of us here at 2nd Chance Water Restoration pride ourselves on how we use every job to build upon and earn the amazing reputation that we have in the flood and water restoration service industry. We have been in Chicago since, before The Chicago Bulls won their first championship and not long after the Bears won sir last one. we have not been doing water restoration since the Cubs won their last one, but we saw the Sox win one and the Blackhawks have one like 50 cups. yea, we are Chicago sports fans! We love the hot dogs, the pizza, and the people of the city of Chicago and that is the primary reason why we stay here making sure that Chicagoans have poop free businesses, homes, and commercial buildings. We have cleaned up a lot of poop, sewage, crap, or whatever you want to call it in Chicago, because we love the city.
We are Chicagoans through and through and have spent our entire lives in Illinois and take great pride in telling people that we are: the best on the block, when it comes to being a quality service professional company that specializes in mold removal, sewage backup, water damage cleaning and restoration masters.
Our water damage restoration, sewage backup, 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, Edgebrook, Edgewater, Elburn, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Elsdon, Elwood, Englewood, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Flossmoor, Forest Park, Fort Dearborn, Fort Sheridan, Fox Lake, Fox River Grove, Frankfort, Franklin Park, Garfield Park, Gary, Geneva, Gilberts, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Glenwood, Graceland, Grand Crossing, Grayslake, Great Lakes, Griffith, Gurnee, Hammond, Hampshire, Hanover Park, Hardwood Heights, Harvard, Harvey, Hawthorne, Hazel Crest, Hebron, Hickory Hills, Highland, Highland Park, Highwood, Hillside, Hines, Hinsdale, Hobart, Hoffman Estates, Homer Glen, Hometown, Homewood, Huntley, Hyde Park, Ingleside, Irving Park, Island Lake, Itasca, Jackson Park, Jefferson Park, Joliet, Justice, La Grange, La Grange Park, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake in the Hills, Lake Station, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Lakeview, Lansing, Lemont, Libertyville, Lincoln Park, Lincolnshire, Lincolnwood, Lisbon, Lisle, Lockport, Logan Square, Lombard, Lowell, Lyons, Manhattan, Maple Park, Marengo, Markham, Matteson, Maywood, McHenry, Medina, Melrose Park, Merrillville, Michigan City, Midlothian, Mid-West, Miller, Minooka, Mokena, Monee, Montgomery, Morgan Park, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Mt. Greenwood, Mundelein, Munster,Naperville,New Lenox,Niles,Norridge,North Aurora,North Chicago,Northbrook,Northlake,Northtown,Norwood Park, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Ogden Park, Olympia Fields, Orland Park, 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, Techny, 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
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Some of the most common causes of water damage in Chicago, Illinois and the local surrounding areas are a result of broken pipes, over flowing toilets, broken supply lines, bad sump pumps, foundation cracks, storm damages and power outages.
Make sure to do the following things in Chiago and the local surrounding areas to help prevent flooding in your home, or business:
1.) Maintain your gutters and down spouts
2.) Keep your sump pumps in good condition
3.) Don’t let your pipes freeze in these cold Lombard winters by keep a slow drip going in your sinks and tubs
4.) 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 Chicago, 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, sewage back up, or mold removal disaster.
Plumbing supply line failures are a huge part of the insurance claims filed in Chicago, Illinois, because plumbing supply lines break from time to time for a variety of reasons.
Facts to know about water damage issues in Chicago and other local towns in Illinois:
1.) most water heaters fail within 12 years of installation.
2.) most water damage claims in The city of Chicago and other Illinois towns 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 Chicago.
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 Chicago, Illinois.
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Call 2nd chance water restoration of Chicago and the other local towns and suburbs in Illinois and Northwest Indiana for your free estimate at 630-546-2239!