Flooding and Water Damage Restoration in Fox Lake, IL

Water causes damage day and night, and fast action is needed to minimize the chances of secondary damage and more time-consuming and costly repairs. Our local team in Northwest Lake County responds to water damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Fox Lake, and we typically arrive onsite within four hours of your call.

Our technicians are highly trained and certified to restore water damage by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), the nonprofit certifying body for the cleaning and restoration industries. We use powerful, industrial-grade water extraction equipment and monitor and document the drying process to ensure the area is returned to normal humidity levels.

There are many reasons water damage can occur. Inside the house, pipes and appliances can break down, and sewer systems can back up anytime. Outside the home, water intrusion from flooding, damaged roofs, foundation cracks, and blocked drains can cause damage.

Whatever the cause, you’ll want to call a company that can manage the repair process from start to finish. Whenever possible, we work to minimize the disruption to your home and family, and we keep you informed every step of the way during the remediation process.

We have relationships with all major insurance companies and can assist you with the insurance paperwork and process. When you need water damage restoration services, Fox Lake residents can trust our team of professionals in Northwest Lake County to restore the damage “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO of Northwest Lake County

Flooding or Water Damage? Call Us Today – (224) 372-7772

24 Hour Emergency Water Removal Service

Flooding or water damage can affect your Fox Lake home or business, day or night, without warning. That’s why we provide immediate emergency water damage restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – 365 days a year.

Faster to Any Size Water Emergency

SERVPRO has over 2250 U.S. and Canadian Franchise locations, strategically positioned to be faster to any size disaster. If your Fox Lake home or business is affected by water damage, we can provide an immediate emergency response that helps to prevent secondary damage and mold.

Highly-Trained Water Restoration Specialists

As leaders in the water damage industry, we have advanced training and expertise, not to mention a tremendous amount of hands-on experience.  We use this training and experience to quickly dry your home and restore it back to pre-water damage condition. Our process includes documentation of the drying process to validate your property is dry. Learn about our water damage training and certificates.

Locally Owned and Operated

We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Northwest Lake County is close by and ready to respond to your flood or water damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Fox Lake community and want to do our part to make our community the best it can be.

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Our Restoration Process

Every water damage event is a little different and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” water damage emergency.

1.  Emergency Contact

The restoration process begins when you call us. Our consultant will guide you through the crisis and may ask several questions to help us better understand the equipment and resources that may be needed.

2. Inspection and Damage Assessment

We determine the scope of your water damage at this stage is crucial to developing a plan of action. We inspect and test the damaged area to determine the extent of damage and how far the moisture has traveled to ensure proper and complete restoration.

3. Water Removal / Water Extraction

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We use powerful pumps and vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons from your property which helps prevent secondary water damage and mold growth.

4. Drying and Dehumidification

We use specialized equipment to remove the remaining water which is harder to access. Our Professionals will use room measurements, temperature, and relative humidity to determine the optimal number of air movers and dehumidifiers needed to dry your home or business.

5. Cleaning and Sanitizing

Water damage also affects your belongings, like furniture, clothing, and personal items. We can clean restorable items using a number of specialized cleaning techniques. We also disinfect with antimicrobial treatments and remove odors using industrial air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

6. Restoration

Restoration is the process or restoring your home or business to its pre-water damage condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and installing new carpet or may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

The Trusted Leader in Water Restoration

You can trust SERVPRO of Northwest Lake County to understand your water emergency and quickly respond with the equipment and trained professionals you need right now. SERVPRO recognizes how troubling a water loss can be for a homeowner. Give us a call at (224) 372-7772 and we can answer any questions you have. SERVPRO can help restore your home, making it “Like it never even happened.”

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