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Emergency Checklist for Water Damage Restoration in Chicago, IL

When a pipe bursts or your sump pump fails, time is of the essence. To prevent severe damage, water restoration in your Chicago, IL home or business must begin immediately. ServiceMaster DSI provides a quick 24/7/365 response to all restoration projects, but there are steps you can take prevent further damage before we get there: […]

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Odor Removal and HVAC Duct Cleaning after a Fire in Chicago

What most people don’t realize about fire restoration is that there are many different elements that go into fully repairing a building. Bringing it back to pre-loss condition includes more than just repairing structural damage, even if that is the more prominent part of the process. Fire restoration in Chicago, IL should include reconstruction services […]

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Why Quick Fire Restoration in Chicago Matters

  By beginning the fire restoration process in your Chicago, IL home as quickly as possible, you can prevent some damage from occurring, saving you money. Though the initial damage from the flames is not easily restored, quick cleanup can prevent continued damage from soot and smoke residue. If not addressed immediately, soot and smoke […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Chicago Home

While doing your yearly spring cleaning, you may discover some unpleasant surprises. Black splotches in dark spaces like your closet could be mold. It also grows in wetter environments, like bathrooms and laundry rooms. Really, it doesn’t take much moisture for mold colonies to flourish, and the abundant source of organic materials that make up […]

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Why You Should Hire a IICRC-Certified Water Damage Restoration Company

A lot more goes in to water damage restoration than just removing the water from your home. When you a hire a water damage restoration company certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), you are hiring experience and education to ensure that your building is properly cared for throughout the entire […]

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Chicago Homeonwer Tips: DIY Mold Removal vs. Professional Mold Remediation

Mold removal for Chicago homeowners can be an especially difficult task. Businesses, apartment complexes, and individual homes all have a high probability of developing mold at any given time. Upon discovering an infestation, many people’s first instinct may be to grab a bucket of hot water and bleach and get to work, but that will […]

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Post-Disaster Carpet Cleaning Services in Chicago

You’ve already dealt with putting the fire out or removing the water from your home. There shouldn’t be much else left to do, right? Wrong! The contents of your home still require immediate cleaning attention. In particular, your upholstered furniture and carpets may be looking a little worse for the wear. A professional carpet cleaning […]

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Water Damage Restoration in Chicago High Rise Buildings

Things are a bit different in a big city. With buildings in such close proximity to each other, fast and efficient disaster restoration is not just preferred, but required. For example, water damage restoration in a Chicago high rise doesn’t just affect one office or floor. The entire building can suffer from inefficient water removal […]

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Temporary Power Solutions During Fire Damage Restoration in Chicago

For some businesses, a loss of power isn’t that big of a deal. You may lose a few employee lunches that were in the fridge, but that’s nothing compared to the damage that caused the power loss. For example, a fire in your office may fry the electrical system and leave you in the dark […]

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Chicago Homeowners Need to Look Out for These 3 Spring Water Damage Threats

Spring is on the horizon! Though the season typically represents growth and rebirth, it can also bring with it damage, particularly to your home. March and April showers may bring May flowers, but it can also bring flooded basements, along with a whole host of problems. Be on the lookout for these water damage restoration […]

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