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How Water Restoration Services Work: Process, Costs, and More

Water damage can be serious business. Whether it is caused by a severe thunderstorm, excessive flood water, a burst pipe, sewage backups, plumbing leaks, or some other natural disaster, water damage can leave a property in ruin, destroy valuables and other belongings, facilitate mold growth, and, in the case of commercial buildings, can halt business operations and lead to unplanned …

Water Main Breaks & Your Property

Many may think that water main breaks are more of a traffic nuisance than anything else, but oftentimes they cause much bigger issues for the surrounding area homes and businesses. Gallons upon gallons of water can be spewed into the street at an extremely rapid rate and can flood nearby properties, causing catastrophic damages and potentially putting a business out …

High Water Ahead!

Spring & Summer in the Midwest involve a lot of fast moving storms that can produce extremely heavy downpours. Oftentimes, the ground can’t absorb the water as fast as it is coming down, resulting in flash flooding that can cause Over the Ground Flooding in your property. Over the Ground Flooding is different than floods caused by a leak in …

Water Loss- what now?

Have you ever experienced a large emergency water loss event at your property or workplace? If you haven’t, chances are that when such a disaster strikes you aren’t sure of what to do. Whether the water loss is a result of a broken pipe, a broken water heater, or storm flooding, there are actions you can take to ensure quick action …

Prevent Frozen Sprinkler Systems at your Business

Frozen water exerts thousands of pounds of pressure on a pipe, causing it to burst and result in flooding and major damage to your business. One major source of water most people don’t think about is the fire suppression systems. Implementing the below tips can greatly reduce a building’s potential structural  and business operations loss due to freezing temperatures, large …

PLUMBING WINTERIZATION TIPS

As 2017 comes to a close, we are finally starting to see the freezing temperatures arrive. As you begin to pull out your winter coats, don’t forget that your home or business also needs some protection against the elements! You don’t want to the damage and costly repairs caused by frozen pipes to dampen your end of the year holiday …

Preventing Frozen Pipes

The most predictable thing about Midwest weather is that it’s going to be completely unpredictable. You may start your morning in a coat and scarf, but by the afternoon you’re in shorts and a tee-shirt. One thing many people aren’t thinking about yet is the threat of frozen pipes, but the reality is pipes can burst and cause flooding in both cold and warm …