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Mold due to condensation

Mold due to condensation

When your home is not dried out properly or if you do not have proper ventilation in your home, mold will grow. In the case of this homeowner, there was no vent fan in the bathroom.

Storm Damage

Storm Damage

During some local storms, SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights was called out to remove water from the basement that the sump pump could not keep up with the water coming into the home.  

Sump pump fail during local storms

Sump pump fail during local storms

When the local area was hit by lots of rain, SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights was called out to service this home after the sump pump failed to remove all the water from the basement of this home.  

Floor drain back up during storms

Floor drain back up during storms

Due to strong storms in the Arlington Heights area, this customer called us due to water back up from her sump pump room.  The water had come into the home so fast that the sump pump could not keep up.  This homeowner had water throughout the entire basement area.  SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights technicians arrived onsite and got to work cleaning up the water and debris from the sump pump. 

Mold found in shower

Mold found in shower

Did you know that mold loves to grow in the bathroom of a home because of all the moisture found in there?  If your bathroom doesn’t have a vent, or if your vent isn’t working properly, then the moisture can not escape.  When moisture can not escape, mold grows.  

We are trained mold damage specialists who get started quickly to get your home or business back to normal, with specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. Call SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights for all your mold remediation needs at 847-637-3445.  

Commercial Water Loss

Commercial Water Loss

When this office experienced a water loss from a broken pipe, they called SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to help assist with the clean up of their office space.  

Mold damage under sink

Mold damage under sink

Due to water damage under this sink from a long term leaking issue, mold growth was discovered.  This homeowner called SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to assist them with removal of the mold growth. 

Fire in Warehouse

Fire in Warehouse

SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights was called out to this warehouse that had fire damage to due an accident with warehouse equipment.  This is what it looked like after our contents crew finished their job cleaning up. 

Mold damage behind insulation

Mold damage behind insulation

While doing demo, mold growth was discovered in the wall behind the insulation where water damage had occurred.  SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights technicians let the home owners know, and helped them rid that area of the mold growth.  

Storm water back up in basement

Storm water back up in basement

This homeowner had storm water back up from their floor drain in their basement.  They called SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to assist in getting the water up from their basement floor. 

Storm damaged floors

Storm damaged floors

Due to local area storms SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights was called out to this home due to water damage coming in from the back door.  The water had collected at the entry area and started leaking into the home causing water damage to the hardwood floors.  

Storm damage to basement

Storm damage to basement

Due to local storms in our area, this homeowner had water backing up from their floor drain, and water had affected both the basement area and a storage area that needed cleaned up. 

Mold damage in the wall

Mold damage in the wall

While doing demo, mold growth was discovered in the wall where water damage was.  SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights technicians let the home owners know, and helped them rid that area of the mold growth.  

Mold Damage

Mold Damage

When your water damaged home goes unattended, mold grows.  This home had water damage that sat for several days and had mold growth to the walls where the water came in.  SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect was onsite to make it "Like it never even happened." 

Smoke Damage

Smoke Damage

Due to a flare up on the stove top, this care facility had smoke and soot damage to their kitchen area.  The facility called SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to help get their facility kitchen back up and running in a timely manor.  

When Pipes Back Up

When Pipes Back Up

This homeowner was out of town and come home to standing water in the basement due to a pipe backing up after storms hit our local area.  After a bit of demo, spraying down the affected area with antimicrobial, and placing drying equipment SERVPRO Of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights make it "Like it never even happened." 

Mold Growth

Mold Growth

When water leaks are not taken care of properly mold forms in your home.  This basement had a leaking window sill that allowed water in, and eventually saturated the drywall on the wall, and water flowed onto the floor and mold growth began. 

Commercial Water Loss- Nursing Home

Commercial Water Loss- Nursing Home

This nursing home had water damage and they called out SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to help with their clean up.  Our technicians arrived onsite and worked to get the kitchen cleaned and back in service in time to serve the residents the same day.  

Commercial Water Loss

Commercial Water Loss

When this doctors office took on water from a pipe break in the unit above them, they called SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to make it "like it never even happened".  Our team was onsite and removing water damaged contents, and removed the water damaged walls.  All work was done after their practice hours so they had little disruption of services to their patients.  

Fire Damage Commercial Building

Fire Damage Commercial Building

A commercial building had fire damage, and they called SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights to come and assist with the board up, water damage, and fire/soot damage to the building.  We are making it "Like it never even happened" for this commercial property. 

Water Damage in a Prospect Heights Home

Water Damage in a Prospect Heights Home

This picture shows one of our technicians setting up some drying equipment like a dehumidifier which helps draw out the moisture from the air and some fans that also help out in the drying process by providing air circulation.

Burst Pipe In Prospect Heights Home

Burst Pipe In Prospect Heights Home

If you look closely you can see the pipe in the wall that needed to be repaired since it had been the one that burst in this Prospect Heights home. As a result, the whole bedroom was affected and we needed to remove the carpet pad and set up some drying equipment to dry the bedroom walls and the bedroom carpet.

Wet Drywall Removal in a Prospect Hts. Home

Wet Drywall Removal in a Prospect Hts. Home

This Prospect Heights home sustained several inches of water which then affected the drywall. We needed to cut at least 2 feet of wet drywall out and extract all of the wet insulation behind the walls. We found that the insulation was wet all the way up, which meant the entire wall, had to come out.

Water Extraction in an Arlington Heights Home

Water Extraction in an Arlington Heights Home

Here our technician was extracting water from the soaked carpeting that had sustained lots of water due to a sump pump failure. The homeowner wanted to salvage the carpeting so we extracted the water, floated it and set up drying equipment.

Removing water from a Prospect Heights Home

Removing water from a Prospect Heights Home

We needed to extract several inches of water from a Prospect Heights home that had experienced a sump pump failure. The picture shows our hose pumping out the water and our technician hauling away wet carpet and pad.

Floor Removal in Arlington Heights Home

Floor Removal in Arlington Heights Home

Our technician is shown here removing water damaged flooring in an Arlington Heights home where the basement of the home sustained a flooded basement due to a sump pump failure.

Removing Wet Walls

Removing Wet Walls

Here our technician is removing drywall  to allow drying  to the structure  and is removing the drywall  to allow for removal of the  wet insulation that went up the entire wall!  .

Wet Walls

Wet Walls

Here our technician is removing baseboards to allow airflow behind the walls. This Prospect Heights home’s basement sustained several inches of water due to heavy rain and therefore the water affected the drywall.

Kitchen Fire in Arlington Heights, IL

Kitchen Fire in Arlington Heights, IL

The fire that occurred in the kitchen destroyed a couple of the home's kitchen cabinets and spread soot throughout  the whole two story home.  Smoke and soot travel during a fire and cause damage to many areas of the home.   Even in rooms that are far away from the source of the fire. 

Water Damaged Basement

Water Damaged Basement

The floors completely removed and drying equipment placed.  Removing the flooring was necessary because there was water that got under the flooring materials.  SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights is working to make this "Like it never even happened." 

Water Damaged Basement

Water Damaged Basement

Beginnings of the floor removal.  Once water gets trapped under laminate flooring it needs to be removed.  Here, SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights is pulling the floor to start the mitigation process.  

Water Damaged Basement

Water Damaged Basement

Holes drilled into the walls to promote better drying and less demo was found to be the best way to dry out this room.  Holes are placed to allow air to travel into the next room and dry out the cavity in the wall where the studs are found.  

Water Damaged Basement in Prospect Heights

Water Damaged Basement in Prospect Heights

We attempted to dry out the walls and floors of this Prospect Heights home’s flooded basement but eventually we needed to remove the flooring and drill holes at the baseboard level to get air behind the walls.

Fish Tank Fire

Fish Tank Fire

This residential fire was caused by a fish tank that malfunctioned.  The heating element for the tank's water stopped working and regulating the temperature correctly and the tank stated fire in this customers home. 

Fish Tank Fire

Fish Tank Fire

Another picture of the fire damage culprit.  This fish tank water heater caused the fire that spread smoke and soot throughout this customers home.  SERVPRO of Arlington Heights/Prospect Heights was on the spot to make it "Like it never even happened." 

"Fire webs" caused by the fish tank fire

"Fire webs" caused by the fish tank fire

Fire webs found in the basement joists of the home.  People think that these are spider webs sometimes after a fire, but indeed they are indeed caused by the soot and smoke from the fire. 

Additional damage

Additional damage

Additional damage from the fish tank fire to our customers home.  Drywall had to be removed, drying of the wet areas in the room was necessary, and cleaning up of the soot and smoke damage.  

Soot got everywhere!

Soot got everywhere!

Soot caused from the fish tank fire in the basement got into the kitchen cabinets.  Soot and smoke damage travel during a fire, and the clean up process can be one that travels all throughout a home or business.  Even sometimes rooms away from the source of the fire. 

Burst Pipe Damage

Burst Pipe Damage

Due to a burst pipe, the toilet had to be removed to get access to where the water was coming from.  Once removed, the mitigation process begins, making it "Like it never even happened." 

Secondary damage from the burst pipe

Secondary damage from the burst pipe

Here we are extracting water that spilled over to a room next to the bathroom where the pipe burst, shows you how extensive the water and damage can be!  It is always best practice to shut off the water source as soon as possible to limit the damage to your home or commercial property. 

Drywall removal

Drywall removal

Here we removed the wall behind the vanity due to the burst pipe, you can see the damage that would have gone unnoticed had we not removed it.  Opening up the wall gave us a very clear cause of where the water was coming from. 

Water damage affected area

Water damage affected area

Another picture showing the affected area behind the vanity and showing how wet the wall really was! When you remove the wet building materials it gives a clear picture of just what all needs to be done to make it "Like it never even happened."

Wet Vanity

Wet Vanity

Due to water damage to a vanity, we had to remove the vanity to dry behind it, and to dry the flooring and the walls.  As you can see the water damage has destroyed the cabinet.  

Cleaning Up in a Prospect Heights home

Cleaning Up in a Prospect Heights home

Once the holes were drilled, our cleaning technician vacuumed up the drywall debris so as to leave the home tidy after the day’s work was done. Our technicians always strive to leave the property in the best possible condition before leaving for the day.

 Job Site in Prospect Heights

Job Site in Prospect Heights

This Prospect Heights home had a water damage due to the sump pump not being able to keep up with all the rain that occurred. Here you can see one of our technicians drilling holes at the baseboard level so as to get some air flow behind the walls.

Flooded Basement in Arlington Heights

Flooded Basement in Arlington Heights

The customer in this Arlington Heights home experienced a water damage due to a sump pump that failed during the recent heavy rains. Our technicians had to remove the carpet and pad since the carpet had become damaged from the water.

Ceiling Damage due to Toilet Overflow

Ceiling Damage due to Toilet Overflow

The ceiling of a homeowner's first floor powder room was damaged due to a toilet overflowing on the second level of the home. Unfortunately, the homeowner was not home when this occurred and therefore the water managed to get into the floor which was the ceiling of a first floor powder room.

Water Damage interior walls

Water Damage interior walls

Here you can see the water stains on the wall pertaining to the first floor powder room. Water had fallen from a second floor toilet down into the powder room affecting not only the ceiling but also the walls.