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When it Comes to Carpet Cleaning, The Proof is in the Pile

    When you think about commercial or residential carpet cleaning services, you may not have thought about the cleaning process. However, the process is vital. The method by which a carpet is cleaned makes the difference between a carpet that is extraordinarily clean and one that has only had dirt removed from the surface. When a […]


    What Everyone Ought to Know About Mold and Mold Removal

      Mold is everywhere—literally and figuratively- so mold removal is a necessary evil. Numerous media stories and investigations provoke fear by sensationalizing mold as a toxic substance that sets its sights on taking over and killing off the human race. While consistent exposure to high levels of mold can have real physical effects, it is hardly […]


      Stopping Leaks Stops Mold

        Water is so important that we can’t live over three days without it. But in the wrong place at the wrong time, water can cause a lot of damage and stress – like when a pipe is leaking or bursts without warning in our home or business. Suddenly that life-giving liquid can become our worst […]


        Summer Showers

          Summer is synonymous with baseball, grilling out, greenery, flowers and warm rain showers. But there is a down side to summer showers known as the summer storm season.  Summer rains can lead to water damage in Chicago area homes and businesses and thousands of dollars in residential and commercial property damage each year. When dealing […]


          Fire Damage Made Worse by Smoke Damage

            We provide fire damage restoration and smoke damage clean up throughout the Chicago area, so we know that when fire damages businesses or homes the damage can extend beyond the reach of the flames. Smoke and soot produced by fire often cause additional damage that can reach into adjoining rooms and affect both structure and […]


            Hey Chicago, Flooded Basement? Tips to Avoid the Mess

              Nobody likes a wet or flooded basement. When it happens it’s important to remove water and to dry surfaces quickly. To avoid the need for professional clean up of flooded basements in Chicago or elsewhere it’s a good idea to follow the tips below. Some are seasonal, but all are worth paying attention to. Remove […]


              The Story of ServiceMaster Restoration by SIMONS

                When you meet Sam Simons, a few things are immediately obvious. 1. Sam is tall. 2. Sam has a passion for life and a passion for helping people. 3. Sam knows what he is talking about. Sam Simons is the owner of ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons (SM RBS) which serves the Chicago area and the […]