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Are you ready?

8/12/2019 (Permalink)

Ready or not...

Summer weather in Illinois can be pretty unpredictable. Today's forecast calls for heavy wind and rains. Are you prepared to weather the storm?

Here at SERVPRO of Evanston we are always prepared to help.

Should you fall victim to flood  or storm damage, don't hesitate to call our team of professionals at (630)771-1720. We offer 24/7 emergency response to help mitigate the damage caused by water intrusion into your home. Our team of professionals can provide on site estimates or work directly with any insurance carrier to ensure that your home is restored to its preloss condition.

Our goal is to minimize the damage and frustration of storm loss to your property.

We hope to make it "Like it never even happened."

Always Here to Help

8/12/2019 (Permalink)

Don't Find Yourself Under Water

Illinois is fortunate enough to experience all four seasons.

Some of our seasons are a little bit milder than others. Summertime generally seems to bring harsher weather and storms.

When disasters such as roof leaks and flooded basements should occur due to storms make sure to call the team that has 13 years of experience helping customers walk through confusion and frustration.

We are here to help make it “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of Evanston is here 24/7 365 to help you, call us at 630-771-1720

Like New Condition

7/18/2019 (Permalink)

No match for SERVPRO

This commercial facility fell victim to some mischievous vandals. Graffiti and vandalism are no fun to the victims involved. Fortunately out team of trained professionals are equipped to handle a multitude of different problems.  In this case, our technicians professionally removed the graffiti and cleaned the stained gate to like new condition. A little training goes a long way. Our products identified the correct product and used SERVPRO's patented graffiti remover to destroy the stain without damaging the finish. Our team then cleaned the gate to make it shine. Taking pride in our work is one of the things that separates our professionals from our competitors. We our proud to have polite, well trained technicians representing our brand hear at SERVPRO of Evanston.  

Like it never even happened.

Water damage in Wilmette, IL

7/18/2019 (Permalink)

Call the Pros at SERVPRO

Water leaks can be very troublesome to homeowners.  This home in Wilmette, Illinois was damaged by a leaky water line underneath the kitchen sink that went undetected for a period of time. Unfortunately the water made it's way through the cabinet and into the subfloor. It damaged the walls and ceiling below as well. If left untreated this type of water damage can cause even bigger problems for those living in the home. This particular homeowner had the smarts to call SERVPRO of Evanston and allow our crew of trained professionals to mitigate the issue.  Extraction of water, removal of unsalvageable building materials, and treatment on the structure with anti-microbial agents will help to prevent further damages.  

Having this home professionally cleaned and dried will keep the problem from getting out of hand.

Can you stand the rain?

7/16/2019 (Permalink)

Window collapse due to weight of water.

When flooding happens, it can pool up and damage trees, cars,  and sometimes bust though a window. This is what happened to this home Evanston, Illinois.The weight of the water collecting in the window well caused the window to burst and water to flood into the home. Glass , mud, and debris saturated the carpet and walls. SERVPRO of Evanston was onsite in short order to begin cleaning the mess.

Any wet items were thrown out or cleaned and placed into a new box at customer's request. All the carpet was removed as well as wet insulation. The baseboards were detached with holes cored beneath the trim line to help dry the basement fully. All floors were cleaned and disinfected. The customer was very happy with the work done.

"Wow.It's like water never got into the house".  

Carpets to Catastrophes

7/10/2019 (Permalink)

Preparing a dining room china set after a thorough cleaning

Our scope of services here at SERVPRO of Evanston runs the gamut from carpets to catastrophes.  We specialize in putting homes and lives back together. However, no job is too big or too small.

One of our many services provided includes contents pack-out, cleaning, storage, and move back.  Our specialists here at SERVPRO of Evanston pride themselves in taking the burden off our customers.

In the photo depicted, our technicians are in the process of returning cleaned content to a customer complete with re-setting the items to their original location.

When packing out SERVPRO uses as much protection to the items. Insuring that no items are harmed in the process of pack-out.   

We are always pleased to go above and beyond for our loyal customers.

Please call 847 989 4403 if we can be of assistance.

Don't Take Matters Into Your Own Hands...

7/10/2019 (Permalink)

Look out below!!

Sometimes it's best to let the professionals handle it.

This water damage photo from Evanston, IL depicts trapped water in a drywall kitchen ceiling caused by water leaking from an upstairs bath. The elderly couple involved had the good sense to contact the professionals at SERVPRO of Evanston to assist with the removal of this ceiling and drying of their home.

Attempting to remove this ceiling without weep holes to drain the water and excess weight could result in collapse and even injury.

Fortunately our technicians are well versed in safety procedures and were able to remove this ceiling without incident or injury.

SERVPRO takes special care when it comes to demo. Protection the floor and any items around the area. 

Please don't hesitate to call 847 763 7010 with all your restoration needs.

Who Wore It Better?

7/10/2019 (Permalink)

Stay Safe vs Stay Puft

In today's match-up of twinning styles we pit SERVPRO of Evanston Crew Chief John Mims verse the marshmallow man.

John is sporting a 2019 Tyvek onesie complete with hoody and booties accessorized by nitrile gloves and a 3m full faced respirator.

The marshmallow guy is wearing ...

a hat, a kerchief, and a scowl.

While we have every designer outfit under the sun to choose from, it's inevitable from time to time to choose the same ensemble.

While both look scary at times, SERVPRO outfit is safe and is designed to keep our characters safe and make sure your home or business is safe from any disasters. 

You decide: Who Wore it Better?

For the latest beauty and style trends in the restoration industry, contact SERVPRO of Evanston at 847 763 7010

Downtown Extraction.

6/19/2019 (Permalink)

Extraction being done on a Chicago White Sox Rug!

With the recent storm on Memorial Day this year. Many homes and businesses were affected. As SERVPRO of Evanston, we go across the way to the great and beautiful city of Chicago. In this picture/job. The customer was a huge sports fan. Worried that this collectibles would be damaged. A SERVPRO crew went to clean up the mess. Extraction was needed but all of the sport memorabilia was protected and safe. With our extractor unit, it will remove any standing water from carpet or concrete. From there we add drying equipment. We use air movers and dehumidifiers to take the moisture from the room. Doing this insures we give you the top of the line during the drying process.  

SERVPRO of Evanston is trained and prepared to handle any job with the top care and professional needs.      

Containment containment containment!

6/19/2019 (Permalink)

1 Mil plastic containing items from dust and other particulars.

When water hits your homes I may affect an area with your belongs and items. If so SERVPRO of Evanston is trained and uses special care to be sure all of your belongings are safe and out of harms way

In the picture shown, if water gets into the walls during a flooded basement. Walls might be needed to come out due to wet insulation. If the case items in the basement will need to be protected. SERVPRO does this by putting everything into the center and putting 1 mil plastic on top of all the items. By doing this no dust or contamination will get to the items.

SERVPRO of Evanston uses top and professorial care to make sure all items and belongings are safe and protected!