Our Top Water Damage and Other Restoration Services Provided In River Forest, IL
- Water Damage
- Flooded Basement
- Mold Removal
- Fire Damage
- Sewage Cleanup
- Wet Drywall, Ceiling and Floors
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Here at Restoration Local we take great pride in our work. Hundreds of homeowners have trusted us to help restore their lost property. Our experienced technicians are licensed and insured. With our availability of 24/7 we are able to assist homeowners in situations be it emergency or otherwise. Call us now for a FREE estimate.
We are happy to assist you with water damage, mold removal, sewer cleanup, flooded basement or fire and smoke repair. We would be happy to serve you and help restore your damaged or lost property.
Water Damage Mitigation & Restoration
When your home suffers water damage, immediate action is necessary to save your belongings, minimize damage, and prevent contamination and mold. We offer emergency water removal and water damage restoration to help you recover after a flood, burst pipe, or other form of water damage. Call us at: 1-888-443-3110
Water damage can come from many sources, including natural disaster, sewage backup, firefighting efforts, overflowing toilets and bathtubs, and leaking appliances and plumbing. We use a multi-step water mitigation approach that begins with an initial inspection and water extraction. From there, your home is dried and dehumidified to prevent mold and mildew. Your home is cleaned, sanitized, and deodorized before restoration takes place. Restoration involves returning your home to its pre-damaged condition through drywall repairs, new flooring installing, and more.
As one of the leading water restoration companies in the area, we have experience with water damage restoration following all types of scenarios with the expertise and equipment necessary to restore your home. Because fast water damage cleanup is crucial, we respond quickly and work to restore your home in a matter of days.
Many homeowners have gone down the basement stairs after a heavy rain only to find several inches of water in their basement. Draining water in the surrounding soil can easily find its way through cracks in the basement walls. Insufficient drainage on the property or faulty sump pumps in combination with excessive rainfall can lead to unexpected basement water damage.
A flooded basement must be immediately pumped out. If the sump pump isn’t adequate, professional restoration teams can bring their own pumps. Nothing can be done until the water is removed. In the meantime, it’s important to stay out of the basement to avoid safety risks such as electric shock. Any chemicals or cleaners can also seep into the water to create health risks.
Any water damaged belongings, particularly appliances, should be removed before professional drying takes place. Water damage restoration can then begin with a thorough inspection to spot any growth of mold and mildew, trapped pockets of moisture, or damage to the walls or foundation which could undermine the strength of the upper floors.
Mold removal and remediation are all about identifying and taking appropriate action to keep mold away from your buildings. The process of mold remediation involves preventing its spread in affected areas by removing the visible mold. We also boost this process by eliminating any moisture sources around the walls of houses. Mold in a basement is common because these places are usually wet.
Mold is known to have among other effects, irritants that can pose a health hazard around homes. It is important to contact a mold restoration company like us right away to aid in a mold clean-up exercise, especially if you own large buildings.
The mold remediation process is very important since it requires a reconstruction of the affected areas. The remediation process involves:
- Assessment of the mold situation – Here the cause of the problem is established.
- Containment – This is the immediate process after the affected areas are identified. The affected area is cordoned off to avoid having them spread to other areas.
- Filtration – The air of the mold spores will be cleaned carefully because mold is not safe for health.
- Removal and Drying- After the previous processes, the mold is removed from the affected areas carefully. The areas that have been cleaned must be equally dried since any more moisture is a breeding ground for more mold.
- Repair – The affected areas are supposed to be repaired after the mold materials are removed.
The health risks of dealing with mold must be observed since it has irritating effects. A good number of types of molds are known to create health problems.
Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration
Fire and smoke damage can be devastating, not only in terms of the actual fire but also the smoke and the water damage after firefighting efforts are complete. The odor of smoke can permeate belongings and building materials while oily soot can easily stain textiles. As with water damage, prompt action is necessary for effective fire damage restoration.
The residue remaining after a fire is a biohazard and may cause serious health problems if it is not cleaned professionally and effectively. In just hours, smoke and soot can discolor appliances, cause etching on glass, and tarnish metal. If they are left to sit for even a few days, smoke and ash can continue to cause corrosion and damage.
We are ready 24/7 to respond with superior fire, soot, and smoke damage restoration that involves cleaning debris and residue before it can spread, neutralizing odors, and using commercial-grade chemicals that break up the molecules in smoke to permanently remove the odors in your home. To protect against further damage and secure your home, any missing or damaged walls, windows, and roofs will be tarped and boarded during this process. Fire and soot damage also frequently involves water removal and drying immediately afterward.
If your home has suffered fire damage, contact us right away for fast response and superior results to restore your home and help you move on with your life.
Cleanup Sewage and Restoration
Sewage cleanup needs to be done immediately due to the nature of the mess. It can lead to diseases and a hazardous environment to those around the place.
The process of cleaning up a sewer system includes:
- Putting the solid waste into plastic bags and disposing of them well
- Soaking up the liquid parts into plastic bags
- Dispose of all the carpets and rugs
- Mop the area clean
You should call in a specialists like us to do the rest of the work. Keep yourself safe from contamination during the process
Drywall, Ceiling and Carpet Water Damage
When drywall is damaged by water, you’ll see brown stains, buckling, or blistering. The same is true of water damage to ceilings, including wood or tile. This may come from a leaky roof, requiring roof repairs as well as water mitigation. Replacing drywall is usually necessary. Painted surfaces may hide water stains. You may want professionals to check for mold and hidden moisture before repairs begin.
Carpet must usually be removed and replaced, including the carpet pad. Inspection of the subfloor should also be done. Call in a professional to assess the damage. Sometimes carpet can be salvaged with special cleaners and equipment, or only damaged areas replaced.
Calling a professional can reduce the time and trouble it takes to take stock of damage, initiate repairs, and get your life back to normal. Always document the damage and check with your insurance agent to see what’s covered. But above all, think safety first during and after home disasters.
Top Water Damage and Mold Damage Facts
- 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
Anthony C: Fast, professional, knowledgeable. The technician is one of the most thorough restoration experts on the island, and worked with me to restore the damage in my home exactly to my liking.
Francisco K: The technician came to my house did a fantastic job restoring my entire house due to a flood. Very polite help me out from the beginning to the end of the Job I will definitely recommend
Lei M: The Technician took prompt action when I needed help. I am really appreciate his efficiency and putting a team together within less than an hour. He was very professional, polite, always on time.
Nathan S: They went over the areas multiple times to ensure all of the areas were clean of all residual molds. VERY difficult job- well done! Very friendly group, very professional. Absolutely recommend.
Carolyn M: I had a great experience with this company. They came and explained what they would do. What I would need to do and worked with my insurance company give them a try for your flood from water pipes or fire etc.
Nirav S: He made sure everything was ordered and installed in a timely manner. He also made sure the work was being done correctly by his employees by stopping by multiple times throughout. Great service and great people