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10 Home Hacks That Make Maintenance Easy

Ever since we founded ProCare Restoration we have been in the business of prevention. With the high potential for water damage and mold growth in the Chicago area (those two unsavory problems comprising the bulk of our work!) we want homeowners to understand that a little prevention saves you so much in possible reaction. Home hacks — however diluted by the Internet’s love for all things DIY and home improvement — can actually be helpful, too. These are our favorite DIY maintenance tips for a few of the little things that many of us might easily forget about.
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Protecting Yourself and Your Home Against Flooding

Finding comprehensive Chicago flood cleanup services is a stressful process. You often have to work extensively with insurance companies to complete your water damage restoration and water damage removal — and it can feel like they’re fighting with you every step of the way. Let’s simplify things a little. Although you can’t prevent flooding, you can take preventive action to make life easier should it ever happen to you. Continue reading “Protecting Yourself and Your Home Against Flooding”

What's Your Damage: The Different Types of Water Damage

When flooding hits your home or other accidents occur, you need a professional. Water damage is the primary risk. But mold becomes a greater possibility too — if the space is not properly dehumidified and ventilated. If you’re careful, you can avoid that potentially expensive risk. First, we will judge the situation based on the quantity of water, absorption of it, and where it is.

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How to Prevent Water Damage

In order to prevent water damage from causing serious problems, there are certain measures you need to take. Most of them are fairly simple and require little effort. At Procare-Restoration, we want to inform clients of what they can do to prevent us from having to come help. We provide information to better inform our clients, and help them maintain a well-kept home. Continue reading “How to Prevent Water Damage”