Professional Water Damage Restoration Services for Chicago’s Booming Hotel Industry

With Chicago’s tourism industry poised to set new records again this year, it’s no time to let water damage dampen the occupancy and revenue rates of your lodging property. Whether you own or manage one of Michigan Avenue’s luxurious high-rise hotels, a comfortable chain motel in the suburbs, or a quaint bed-and-breakfast in a tree-lined […]

With Chicago’s tourism industry poised to set new records again this year, it’s no time to let water damage dampen the occupancy and revenue rates of your lodging property. Whether you own or manage one of Michigan Avenue’s luxurious high-rise hotels, a comfortable chain motel in the suburbs, or a quaint bed-and-breakfast in a tree-lined neighborhood, ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons is standing by to tackle all of your water damage issues. We are the water damage restoration experts that you can count on when your guests are counting on you!

If your property has water damage, whether it’s the result of flash flooding, broken pipes, faulty equipment, or any type of accident, we have the technical expertise, staff, and equipment to take care of it quickly and efficiently. Quite simply, we provide superior service with minimal interruption to your staff, vendors, and guests. We will get the rooms, lounges, restaurants, and other facilities on your property back to their pre-loss condition as quickly as possible.

Why is a rapid response to your water damage so important? Because vacations, conventions, trade shows, meetings, and conferences are usually booked months in advance, and travelers and businesses are counting on you and your hotel or motel to be up and running. If you’re unable to fulfill the reservations made for your property, your revenues will slide and your reputation could suffer. And, if water damage issues aren’t resolved quickly, your property could sustain serious structural damage. Water damage can also affect electrical wiring and other systems vital to the operation of your lodging establishment.

If you own or manage lodging property in the greater Chicago area and you have an unfortunate water damage situation on your hands, contact ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons at 773-376-1110. We will work 24/7 to minimize the financial impact of water damage on your hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast.

Rapid Water Damage Restoration for Chicago, IL Retail Stores

From the trendy shops that occupy Water Tower Place on the northern tip of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, to the unique boutiques that line Division Street in Wicker Park, the famed Windy City is a world-wide shopping destination. And, with consumer spending on the upswing, every hour or day your retail store is closed due to […]

From the trendy shops that occupy Water Tower Place on the northern tip of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, to the unique boutiques that line Division Street in Wicker Park, the famed Windy City is a world-wide shopping destination. And, with consumer spending on the upswing, every hour or day your retail store is closed due to significant water damage will have a devastating impact on your financial success.

Fortunately, in the greater Chicago, IL area, the water damage restoration pros at ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons are available 24/7/365. We will respond promptly if your retail business is besieged with water from a broken pipe, flash flood, or any other type of disaster. To halt business losses and get your cash registers ringing again, we will restore your store with minimal disruption as quickly as possible. After all, the U. S. Commerce Department reported that retail sales have risen a solid 2.7% in the last 12 months, and we want to see you and your employees benefit from those increases.

Our water damage restoration services encompass everything you need to protect the structural integrity of your building and prevent further damage. These services include emergency mitigation, project management, contingency planning, sublimation drying,  dehumidification and water extraction, electronics restoration, controlled renovation, reconstruction, emergency power, and data and document recovery. And, as we work through the process of restoring your property, we’ll communicate regularly and clearly with you and your insurance company.

At ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons, our skilled technicians will implement a seamless water damage restoration plan with the goal of minimizing the disruption to your store. Regardless of business size or location, we’re always available to help you get back to business. After we’ve completed our work, your customers won’t be able to tell that water damage ever occurred! Contact us today to learn more!

When Flash Floods Strike Chicago, Turn to Professional Water Damage Restoration

Any time it rains in the greater Chicago, IL area, there’s a possibility that a flash flood will occur and cause extensive water damage to your home or business. That’s the bad news. But the good news is that you don’t have to face the devastating effects of water damage from a flash flood on […]

Any time it rains in the greater Chicago, IL area, there’s a possibility that a flash flood will occur and cause extensive water damage to your home or business. That’s the bad news. But the good news is that you don’t have to face the devastating effects of water damage from a flash flood on your own. At ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons, we’re available round-the-clock to quickly assess the problem and then put our professional water damage restoration technicians to work immediately.

Flash floods are short-term events, occurring within two hours of the start of high-intensity rainfall. They can be produced when slow moving or multiple thunderstorms occur over the same area. When storms move faster, flash flooding is less likely because the rain is distributed over a broader area. Other causes of flash flooding include dam and levee failures, rapid snowmelt, and ice jams.

Highly populated areas, such as Chicago, have a high risk for flash floods. That’s because the construction of parking lots, buildings, driveways, and highways increases runoff and decreases natural ground absorption. During periods of heavy rainfall, the city’s storm drains might become overwhelmed and flood roads and buildings.

Below are some helpful terms to become familiar with so you can keep yourself and your family safe if flooding is a possibility. Knowing the differences between “watches” and “warnings” can help you be better prepared for a potential flash flood in your neighborhood:

  • Flood Watch: Flooding is possible. Check your cell phone or television for updates from a reputable weather channel news service.
  • Flash Flood Watch: Flash flooding is possible. Be prepared to move to higher ground. Continue checking weather reports.
  • Flood Warning: Flooding is occurring or will occur soon. If advised to evacuate, do so immediately.
  • Flash Flood Warning: A flash flood is occurring. Gather your family together and seek higher ground immediately.

If an unfortunate flash flood befalls your Chicago neighborhood this summer, call ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons at 773-376-1110 to remedy your water damage situation. We’ll pull out all the stops to restore your home or business to its pre-loss condition in a flash!

Double Whammy: Fire and Water Damage Restoration in Chicago, IL

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides fire and water damage cleanup in Chicagoland and the surrounding area. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “How could I possibly have to deal with fire and water damage restoration at the same time? Aren’t they mutually exclusive?” Unfortunately, homes and businesses too often have to take into account many different […]

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides fire and water damage cleanup in Chicagoland and the surrounding area.

You’re probably thinking to yourself, “How could I possibly have to deal with fire and water damage restoration at the same time? Aren’t they mutually exclusive?” Unfortunately, homes and businesses too often have to take into account many different types of damage after a fire. The obvious, fire restoration, is the biggest cause for concern, but water damage also sneaks in where you wouldn’t expect it. Think back for a moment: how were the flames of the fire extinguished? Chances are either a sprinkler system or a fire fighter’s hose delivered the final douse.

Now in addition to fire restoration, you’re also looking for a water damage restoration company in Chicago. But if you call ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons, you can find all the services you need after a house fire or a fire in your office. What do our disaster restoration services entail? Read on to find out!

Water Damage Restoration
You can count on the technicians of ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons to be on the scene of damage within two to four hours of receiving the call. This helps mitigate loss and stop water damage in its tracks. We use truck-mounted, professional equipment to remove the water from your home. Using dehumidifiers and the most advanced water restoration technology, we remove all of the moisture, including that which is hiding behind your walls. This helps prevent mold colonies from forming in unwanted places.

Fire Restoration
ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons follows a proven method of fire damage repair to ensure that your home is put back to normal as quickly and completely as possible. The first step is emergency pre-cleaning to stop damage from spreading if there are rooms that escaped fire damage. Then we salvage the contents of your home, including pack out and storage of unaffected items, and restoration services for other possessions, such as art, documents, and electronics. Once your items are safe, we begin the deep cleaning and reconstruction services. For us, it isn’t just about removing the damaged materials, but also repairing them. Full deodorization services follow, removing that lingering smell of smoke and soot, and creating a space that is once again pleasant and livable.

When you call ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons, we respond ASAP. When it comes to fire and water damage restoration in Chicago, time matters. With our 24/7/365 emergency response hotline, we are there for you, no matter the day, no matter the time. Contact ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons as soon as the threat has passed for complete fire restoration services.

Flood Season in Chicago, IL

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides Flood Cleanup and Damage Restoration in Chicago, including neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and Wicker Park You may not associate the late summer season with flooding, but in the Midwest, it’s something you need be aware of and also understand your risk. Flooding affects many families, and not just […]

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides Flood Cleanup and Damage Restoration in Chicago, including neighborhoods like Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, and Wicker Park

You may not associate the late summer season with flooding, but in the Midwest, it’s something you need be aware of and also understand your risk. Flooding affects many families, and not just those with houses near bodies of water or in the floodplain. If you find yourself dealing with flood water damage in Chicago, IL, call ServiceMaster by Simons for all your flood repair needs.

Maybe you live near a lake or stream but your house is high enough to not have to worry about flooding. That’s good, but other flood concerns exist. You may experience water damage due to a plumbing problem such as a burst pipe or leaking water heater. A storm can flood the city sewer system causing your home to suffer backed up water mixed with sewage. This can be the worst type of flood damage because you could be dealing with fecal matter and other contaminants that were in the sewers and have now entered your home. If this happens to you, you need water damage repair professionals on site immediately to help reduce risks of property damage and health concerns.

Professional flood damage repair teams will have the proper equipment to handle the cleanup of flooding on many levels. From a small plumbing leak to thousands of gallons of water, ServiceMaster by Simons professionals are available 24/7 to help resolve your problems. They have over 50 years of experience with water damage repair in homes business, and even large warehouses.

If you have been affected by flood damage and you need help, please do not delay. Call ServiceMaster by Simons for all your water damage repair needs in the Chicago, IL area.

Natural Disaster Restoration Services in Chicago

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides storm damage repair, flood repair, and water damage restoration in Chicago, IL and its suburbs This past week, a severe storm system moved through the Midwest. Similar to what we experienced in the winter, it seemed like the nasty weather would never end. From double twisters in Nebraska to violent […]

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides storm damage repair, flood repair, and water damage restoration in Chicago, IL and its suburbs

This past week, a severe storm system moved through the Midwest. Similar to what we experienced in the winter, it seemed like the nasty weather would never end. From double twisters in Nebraska to violent thunderstorms that blasted across the Chicagoland area, your home or business might need water damage restoration, storm damage repair, or board up services. Luckily, ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides all of these services and more.

Natural disasters, storms, and flooding can cause many problems in your building. Water damage restoration in Chicago is a common enough service, but will the company you call help with the rest of the damage as well? You know who to call for the water mitigation, but there’s still the matter of securing your home and valuables until the shattered window can be replaced. ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons can help with that. Part of our water damage restoration services includes board up services to help you get through the repair and reconstruction process.

Of course, after the first water damage restoration process, you start thinking towards the future and what to do if it happens again. We offer contingency planning for natural disasters in Chicago, IL, including water damage restoration, fire restoration, and storm damage repair plans.

When it comes to disaster restoration, and especially water damage restoration, there’s only one company you need to call: ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons. Our emergency response lines are open 24 hours a day, all year long to ensure that your restoration services begin immediately. Most times, we are on-site after a disaster within 2-4 hours. We don’t stop until your building is restored to its pre-loss conditions.

After a natural disaster or major storm, minutes can be the difference between restorable and unsalvageable. When it counts, call on ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons for storm damage repair and water damage restoration in Chicago.

Summer Water Damage Restoration Causes in Chicagoland

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides repair for flooded basements, burst pipes, and other water damage events. Summer is often thought of as a time of fire damage in Chicago. Dry conditions and late night bonfire celebrations pose the perfect threat to the safety of your home. However, there are still plenty of water damage dangers […]

ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons provides repair for flooded basements, burst pipes, and other water damage events.

Summer is often thought of as a time of fire damage in Chicago. Dry conditions and late night bonfire celebrations pose the perfect threat to the safety of your home. However, there are still plenty of water damage dangers during the summer as well. ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons wants to remind everyone of a few items around the home that, if ignored, may leave you calling for water damage restoration services in Chicago, IL.

Sump Pumps – During Spring and Summer, it’s especially important to make sure sump pumps are functioning properly to prevent flooded basements and water damage. Regularly check the float, motor, and outlet of your pump. It’s especially important to make sure that the outlet pipe is not damaged and is pointed away from the house. A sump pump won’t help prevent the need for water damage restoration if the pipe is broken or pumps the water right back into your home!

Air Conditioners – Air conditioning units contain an evaporator coil as part of the process of cooling your home. This coil creates condensation as it cools the air in your home. If any drainage pipes are broken or blocked, the condensation run-off can spill back into your home or business. You can count on ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons to help you with the water damage if this occurs. Keep an eye on exterior walls to ensure your AC unit is functioning properly. In addition, schedule a yearly inspection of your unit before you begin using it.

Above Ground Pools – A pool can be a refreshing reprieve from the sweltering summer heat, but, in a worst case scenario, can quickly turn into a water damage nightmare. Make sure the pool is set up on level ground and a safe distance away from your home. If applicable, check the filter daily and clear it of clogs and debris like twigs and leaves. Finally, if using an electric filter, keep the cord out of the reach of children, and ensure it is sheltered from the elements, like severe thunderstorms. If you don’t take proper care of electric cords that remain outside, you might find yourself with double damage and calling ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons for both water damage and fire restoration.

Water damage restoration in Chicago and Evanston, IL can put a major crimp in your summer plans. By taking the time to check the above listed items, you can help avoid unnecessary and unwanted water damage.

When the worst happens, call ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons for water damage restoration in Chicago and Evanston, IL, and the surrounding areas. Our technicians are certified by the IICRC and ready to help restore your peace of mind after a water damage event this summer.