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How does 2nd Chance water restoration compare to other water damage mitigation companies in the Carol Stream and Glendale Heights area?

I often get asked how we compare to other Carol Stream and Glendale Heights area water restoration service professionals and I think that our online reputation speaks for itself. 2nd Chance water restoration has been serving the Carol Stream and Glendale Heights area and most of our service pros have been working in the water mitigation field for years.

Carol Stream water removal

Mold removal in Carol Stream

2nd Chance has an average of 4.9, or better rating on most 5 star review sites, because we take great pride in providing the absolute best service possible during difficult situations. We have well over 600 likes on Facebook, because our pro technicians serve every customer as if they were family.

Carol Stream sewage cleanup

Carol Stream Water Removal

We are generally cheaper and more experienced than most Carol Stream and Glendale Heights water and fire restoration companies. We pride ourselves in beating other Carol Stream and Glendale Heights water damage restoration companies’ estimates by large margins!!

Water damage in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights is a consistent problem that has been affecting local businesses and homes costing the people of Carol Stream and Glendale Heights an unbelievable amount of money over the years. We are always available for a free estimate during which we will identify the source of the water and help you get it shut off, or tell you what you need to do even, if you don’t hire us to do the work. It is important to locate the problem, source of water damage, as soon as possible, so you get the drying process started to mitigate the damage.
2nd Chance Water Restoration got our vast experience in commercial and residential water damage right here in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights ! Call 630-546-2239 to get us out there now for your free estimate!!

Carol Stream water removal

Water removal in Carol Stream

We are able to provide a complete water damage mitigation service and we can refer you to the areas top contractors for plumbing, drywall, or painting. As an emergency service company we provide ourselves on our specialization in drying and mitigating water damage better than anyone.
Our experience in local restoration projects for businesses has us fully aware of the financial impact that water damage will have on your business and homes. It is our job to reduce that expense by focusing on what is causing the damage and getting everything handled from there as quickly and professionally as possible with as little extra headaches and stress as possible. The goal is too have as little impact on your day to day lives and business as possible.

Call 2nd chance water restoration at 630-546-2239, so our service pros can fill your local Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois water damage restoration service work needs!

Some of the most common causes of water damage in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois 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 Carol Stream and Glendale Heights to help prevent flooding in your home, or business:
  • Maintain your gutters and down spouts
  • Keep your sump pumps in good condition
  • Don’t let your pipes freeze in these cold Carol Stream and Glendale Heights winters by keep a slow drip going in your sinks and tubs

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 Carol Stream and Glendale Heights 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 disaster.

water damage restoration in Carol Stream

Carol Stream water damage restoration

Plumbing supply line failures are a huge part of the insurance claims filed in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois, because plumbing supply lines break from time to time for a variety of reasons.

Facts to know about water damage issues in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois:
1.) most water heaters fail within 12 years of installation.
2.) most water damage claims in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois 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 Carol Stream and Glendale Heights.
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 Carol Stream and Glendale Heights, Illinois.

Call 2nd chance water restoration of Chicago Illinois for your free estimate at 630-546-2239!!
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?wall mold

Because we can get anywhere in the Carol Stream and Glendale Heights area within an hour.

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 Heights 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!

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.

Carol Stream sewage cleanup

Carol Stream water removal

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.

How did I get mold in my Carol Stream and Glendale Heights 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.

Call 2nd chance water restoration at 630-546-2239, so our service pros can fill your local Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois water damage restoration service work needs!

Some of the most common causes of water damage in Bensenville Illinois 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 -630-546-2239/">Carol Stream and Glendale Heights to help prevent flooding in your home, or business:
Maintain your gutters and down spouts
Keep your sump pumps in good condition
Don’t let your pipes freeze in these cold Chicago winters by keep a slow drip going in your sinks and tubs
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 Carol Stream and Glendale Heights 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 disaster.

Plumbing supply line failures are a huge part of the insurance claims filed in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois, because plumbing supply lines break from time to time for a variety of reasons.

Facts to know about water damage issues in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois:
1.) most water heaters fail within 12 years of installation.
2.) most water damage claims in Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois 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 Carol Stream and Glendale Heights .
5.) water damage issues involving sewage and finished basements tends to cost a lot more than category one supply line leaks in unfinished basements Carol Stream and Glendale Heights, Illinois.

Call 2nd chance water restoration of Carol Stream and Glendale Heights Illinois for your free estimate at 630-546-2239!

A few facts about Carol Stream and Glendale Heights:
Carol Stream is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. Incorporated on January 5, 1959, and named after the developer’s daughter, Carol Stream had a population of 39,711 as of the 2010 U.S. census. In 2011 CNN’s Money Magazine ranked Carol Stream #49 on its list of 100 best places to live in the United States.

Glendale Heights, Illinois, in Du Page county, is 2 miles NE of Wheaton, Illinois (center to center) and 21 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. Part of the surrounding Chicago metro area, the village is not an isolated village. Glendale Heights is home to some 31,765 residents.

Until the 1950s, the area now known as Glendale Heights was a small farming community. At that time, it was known as Cloverdale. Glendale Heights was incorporated on July 13, 1959, as a village. On August 2, 1959, the first election was held in the village. The name was initially changed to Glendale. However, it was renamed Glendale Heights in March 1960 because there was another town by the name of Glendale in Southern Illinois.

Glendale Heights and nearby Attractions

Cantigny Park
Cosley Zoo
DuPage County Historical Museum
Morton Arboretum
Kiddieland Amusement Park
Fox River Trolley Museum
Things To Do In Glendale Heights

Glendale Heights offers a number of parks and playgrounds including the Americana Park, Siems Park, Circle Park, Ollman Park, Reskin Park, Veterans Memorial Park,