Our Top Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In Gerlaw, IL
- Emergency Water Damage
- Wet or Flooded Basement
- Mold Removal & Restore
- Fire Damage Repair Service
- Sewage & Contamination Cleanup
- Wet Floors, Ceiling and Drywall Restoration
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When it comes to restoration, you can count on us. We provide work for water damage, fire, mold, sewer, flooded basement and more. If it comes to restoration, homeowners trust Restoration Local to restore back what was lost.
Water Damage Restoration
The main risk of water damage is that the moisture can remain in spots you can’t see, such as within walls or floors. Water can weaken the structural integrity of wood-framed houses, destroy drywall, and lead to the growth of mold. While clothes and furniture may be saved with quick action and thorough drying, water damage cleanup is necessary for the home. Call us now at 1-888-443-3110.
It’s a good idea to take stock of your possessions for insurance reasons, but always use caution when returning to the home. Never enter a water-damaged home without ensuring that the power is turned off. Flooding may also release toxic chemicals, and after prolonged periods, the presence of algae and wildlife, including snakes. It’s always a good precaution to wear thick rubber boots, rubber gloves, goggles, and an air respirator if possible.
Water damage cleanup may involve removal of porous materials like wood, drywall, and carpets. The home will also have to be checked for mold and structural damage. Often the home will have to be dried with commercial drying fans and scrubbed with detergents before repairs can even begin.
Flooded Basement Services
Unfortunately, basements are at a higher risk of flooding than any other area of your home. A flooded basement is often caused by insufficient drainage around the walls, a failed sump pump, heavy rain, or a combination of these issues when water follows the path of least resistance through the basement walls.
If you have discovered water in the basement, fast action is necessary for effective flooded basement restoration. If the water is allowed to sit for even two days, it will become a breeding ground for mold and cause further damage to your home. We will respond quickly to remove the water and dehumidify your basement to remove moisture and dry out the space. Once all water and moisture are removed, flood damage cleanup will involve cleaning, sanitizing, and treating the basement with an antimicrobial and antifungal product to prevent mold.
While a basement flood is one of the worst disasters you can ever face as a homeowner, we will be there every step of the way to restore your home as quickly and efficiently as possible. Contact us right away for fast response time and the expertise and equipment necessary for basement flood cleanup to help you recover and move on with your life.
Mold Removal and Remediation
Mold exists naturally in every place and is hard to eliminate. Wet and damp conditions provide an excellent setting for the rapid growth of mold. Exposure to mold spores can cause health effects like coughing, sneezing, skin irritation, and other allergic reactions. The health effects are severe to allergic individuals and those whose immunity is compromised.
Mold spreads quickly and hence needs a fast action to save your interior space from mold contamination. Mold removal and remediation require some specialized equipment to seal the infected place such that the mold does not spread to other parts of the building. You also need pressure machines to pump in clean air while pumping out contaminated air. After cleaning and eliminating contaminated air, you will need microbial agents to clean mold stains, make the affected room resistant to water, and ensure the HVAC systems is mold-free. The task is quite challenging and often requires an expert to help manage the mold if its level in your living space is already noticeable.
Therefore, if you suspect that mold has grown in your interior space, it would be wise to call a restoration company like us to help you remediate the mold in your interior space. We will supervise the presence and cause of mold damage in your home. We will also help you remove the indoor air, clean the places and materials that have mold on them, and provide a long-term solution to prevent future mold growth.
Fire accidents are among the worst nightmares that can befall a home. After suffering a fire accident, it is important to restore your house to its original state. Some of the causes of fire include; cooking fire, faulty electric wires, smoking, home heating fires and unattended candles.
To restore you home after a fire incident you need to remove smoke stains, odor from the smoke and soot on the walls and other home assortments. Your property needs to be assessed, then restoration done by eliminating the odor and smoke, repainting, and intensive cleaning.
Sewage Cleanup & Restoration
Sewage leaks cause a great deal of discomfort to residents due to the stench and the potentially harmful aspects of a sewer line. Sewage leaks are easily identified due to their unforgiving smell. They usually happen after natural catastrophes, but sometimes, they are just as a result of poor plumbing or wear and tear of sewerage systems.
Sewage cleanup is important and should be done as fast as possible due to the likely contamination of the environment which eventually may cause infections and diseases such as cholera. Although some sewage leakages such as kitchen water may not be very harmful to the human, It is advised that it should be treated as an emergency as the spread may cause contamination of sources of drinking water.
The black water sewage leak is the most harmful as it can cause death. Blackwater sewage leak contains human waste which contains a lot of toxic matter and hence should be prioritized over the rest. Humans and animals should avoid any contact with leaking sewages. A restoration company like us cleans the mess and also treats the environment around the leak to make sure that all the toxins in the surrounding area have been fully removed.
Ceiling, Carpet and Drywall Water Damage Restoration
While most materials can be damaged by water, drywall is especially susceptible to water. A water damaged ceiling should be repaired immediately as the drywall will absorb water quickly before buckling and giving way. We have extensive experience repairing water damaged drywall and ceilings in addition to water damaged hardwood floors and carpet water damage.
If your home has suffered water damage, our team of experts will work quickly to remove water and moisture from the area before cleaning and disinfecting. Damaged drywall will be replaced and carpet will most likely need to be replaced as well. Depending on the extent of the damage and how quickly it is treated, it may be possible to save hardwood flooring. Don’t delay; contact us today for effective water damage mitigation.
5 Facts About Water and Mold Damage
- A small 1/8 in crack in a pipe can leak up to 250 gallons of water a day
- Water damage accounts for approximately 23% of all homeowner property damage in the US
- From 2002-2011 the average annual flood losses in the U.S were more than 2.9 B
- 33% chance of being exposed to mold when you move to a new home, apartment or office
- 93% of Chronic Sinus Infections have been attributed to mold
Reviews From Restoration Customers
David B: The technician and his crew were exactly what we needed after realizing the second floor windows were leaking into the first floor after a major storm. He is a pro and knew exactly how to solve the moisture problem before mold could take hold. He worked with our insurance and made the entire process as smooth as possible. He also took the time to patiently answer all of our questions and always made us feel like a priority.
Bibianne Y: My experience with all the employees, from first contact to the very last one, was friendly, meticulous, professional, thorough and respectful of a family’s needs and feelings in an unexpected and pricey basement water problem. They knew that we were overwhelmed at the scope of demolition work needed to prep for further foundation work and they patiently talked us through all the work they would do for us in the project in the basement.
Nanci M: We had a lot of damage during the 2015 ice dams. The technician really knows his stuff – and can really work with you and the insurance companies (which is always so difficult). He has a great bunch of guys and whenever any of them were at the house working, they did excellent work. It’s been a trying year to get all the repairs done and to get reimbursed by insurance. Thank goodness we had the whole team to work with and help us through the whole process.
Qi Y: My townhouse water meter was broken and 38 gallon water ran into my basement and my neighbors basement. Mold grew in next couple of days after removed damaged carpet from my basement and neighbors basement. The adjuster, went thru inspection with me for both basements and showed me all mold spots and told me how the mold remediation would be conducted. The work started the same day after I hired the company. Mold remediation job took two days and they took away all equipment right after the job done.
Dale B: Solved our problem immediately! When floods happen we all panic. I called as soon as I saw the wet carpet in my finished basement. Water was leaking from my a/c and I had a large area of carpet and padding that needed to be dried and changed before it got any worse. They removed the wet padding, then dried the carpet and replaced the padding. They even had to cut away the carpet from a doorway area and they re-laid the carpet perfectly as if nothing had ever happened. Friendly, efficient workers and great service.
Rob L: I have had many do work for me over the past 16 military years and three houses that I have owned, but this by far is the BEST COMPANY I have ever had do work for me. My AC unit flooded the garage, laundry room and my daughter’s bedroom. These guys were the most professional people I have ever seen. The work was of the highest quality and was done very quickly and professionally. They got rid of the water. They did drywall removal and installation. They also remove carpet and laid tile There was no headaches at all and the pricing was the best in the market.