24/7 Emergency Response (312) 453-1500

Why Choose PuroClean Water Damage Restoration in Chicago

Whether it’s water damage from lake flooding or burst pipes, PuroClean Property Restoration Specialists is prepared to respond quickly, to rescue and restore lives. Our crew uses state-of-the-art equipment, removing standing water and moisture from your property. This will prevent further damage and avoid the risk of mold. We will work to prevent further water damage, including mold, and restore your property to pre-loss condition.

Innovative

The PuroClean QuickDry System™ uses advanced technology to create the most effective drying conditions, saving you time and money, while restoring your property to pre-loss condition.

Compassion

We treat water-damaged property as if it were our own. Our technicians dry every item respectfully and professionally, from your carpet, to your family photographs.

State-of-the-Art Equipment

Using state-of-the-art equipment for drying, dehumidifying, deodorizing, and disinfecting, we restore your home or business with minimal disruption so that you can get back to your normal life.

Ongoing Communication

We will keep you and your insurance provider informed at each step of the restoration process.

Call the experts at PuroClean Property Restoration Specialists for water damage restoration in Chicago and surrounding areas. We are always available. Floods often result in water damage to homes, which may appear on the surface as a minor loss. But, it can quickly escalate into needless, extensive damage to both property and health. Therefore, timing is critical to reducing further damage. PuroClean’s licensed and certified technicians work compassionately, professionally and quickly to contain the water.

Trust PuroClean of Chicago for your Water Damage Remediation

QuickDry System™: Our PuroClean QuickDry System™ uses psychrometric science — a proven process that properly handles dehumidification and temperature to quickly and easily facilitate drying and to help ensure that your property that was water damaged is restored.

During Our Water Removal Process: Our IICRC certified PuroClean of Chicago water damage restoration technicians ensure that the damage caused by water to your property – the damage that can be seen and is hidden, is restored, they do this while keeping a high level of care for your property and your belongings.

Odor and Mold Removal: Our IICRC certified technicians are able to sanitize the mold damaged areas. Just using bleach doesn’t solve mold damage issues, unfortunately. Additionally, we use HEPA Vacuums and Filters to remove any potential airborne contaminants to return your property back to its normal condition.

With our modern equipment we can remove the odors and return your home or business to normal, which is important as odors from mold damage in Chicago can penetrate surroundings and make removal of the odor very difficult.

Ongoing Communication: PuroClean of Chicago strives to be transparent so that everyone affected are fully informed and able to make important decisions. Throughout your water damage in Chicago repair experience, we ensure that you and your insurance agent are fully informed on all areas of our work. We let you know what to expect and what you can and can’t do as we go along.

Here at PuroClean of Chicago, you can count on us to respond to Chicago water damage emergencies with urgency and sensitivity 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will perform our work professionally and carefully when restoring your property. We will strive to be here for you with as much compassion and as little disruption to your daily life. We understand this is a traumatic experience.

We keep you and your insurance broker informed about our progress throughout the entire process. Our IICRC certified techs will use advanced equipment to precisely measure the extent of your damage and will restore areas with both visible and hidden water damage.

PuroClean Emergency Flood and Related Water Damage Repair Services in Chicago

The PuroClean Water Removal Process:

  • Our techs will first remove damaged structure which will either be restored or discarded. Materials include baseboards, insulation, furniture, upholstery, carpeting, carpet padding, fragile wood, drywall, and whatever else necessary.
  • Next, specialized equipment like dehumidifiers and industrial fans are normally used during the procedure of drying. When the affected items and structure are removed, we begin drying and disinfecting the water damaged areas.
  • Our technicians will then handle mold damage in the restoration process. Mold-infected surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned and restored as quickly as possible so spreading is stopped.

Chicago Emergency Water Extraction

We begin by strategically using specially designed water removal equipment in order to quickly get rid of standing water.

  • The first step consists of immediate water removal through our advanced pumping machines. Once the water is removed, all affected belongings and structures will be removed and stored or discarded.
  • The equipment is taken away upon completion and the PuroClean technicians will discard the water at another location.

Drying & Dehumidification

Areas to be dried and dehumidified are marked, isolated and prepped to undergo this process.

  1. To ensure this step can be completely performed, relocating items and upholstery will be necessary.
  2. Puroclean technicians will place industrial fans, focusing on the most affected areas. The most highly affected areas will be the focus and trapped water will be removed by the machines. These machines are very loud.
  3. Following this, the water will be sucked out and dried by the fans as they go through the dehumidification process. All of the water pulled out is to be disposed of by the PuroClean professional in another location.
  4. PuroClean techs will replace any removed property to their original location once moisture levels return to normal. Our technicians monitor humidity levels closely during this drying process to make sure that proper drying is taking place.

Restoring Carpets

Restoring your carpet and returning it to the original state is Puroclean of Chicago’s carpet restoration phase.

  1. Finding the water damaged areas and deciding whether your carpet is salvageable is the first step in our carpet restoration process.
  2. If it’s determined that the carpet is restorable, any additional water is removed through water extraction.
  3. Commercial grade air movers (fans) are then used to remove the remaining moisture within the carpet and prevent mold from growing.
  4. During this drying process, PuroClean of Chicago’s technicians will keep all parties updated on the progress.
  5. As soon as the carpet is completely dry, furniture and belongings are moved back to their previous location. All equipment will be removed by PuroClean technicians.

Cleaning, Deodorizing and Spot Removal of Carpet

It is possible that any water damaged carpet can have mildew form on it, and this can cause an odor to spread to all areas of your home. These odors can be eliminated from your carpet with proper cleaning, deodorization, and/or spot removal.

  • This process begins by our certified techs performing a detailed inspection and carpet vacuuming.
  • A technician will then take out the furniture required to fix the carpets.
  • If needed, a spot and pet odor treatment will be completed.
  • Also, a textile and fiber protectant is available that will protect and prolong the value of your carpet.

PuroClean Mold Removal

We at PuroClean of [metro area] will take care of your Chicago mold damage and ensure your home or business is fully restored by following a strict process that involves the following. Please note that getting a PuroClean certified tech on-site quickly to address water damage is essential to preventing mold growth.

  • We start by carefully inspecting the entire water damaged area for all signs of mold. Your property will then undergo our complete sitewide mold removal in the required areas.
  • The deodorizing process follows the mold removal. Cleaning, sanitizing and deodorization is performed after all presence of mold is remediated.
  • We then use HEPA Air Filtration and HEPA Vacuuming equipment to evaporate the water and remove moisture.

Chicago Water Damage Do’s and Don’ts

Although the repair of water damage in Chicago is a high priority, the safety of our customers and technicians is our most important goal. The following tips will help reduce risk of suffering setbacks due to a rain event, flood, roof leaks or faulty plumbing or AC units; regardless of whether you are mitigating or restoring water damage.

What You Should Do:

  • Shut Off Water: Shut off the home’s water supply and call a plumber for repairs.
  • Be extra careful: Watch where you step as flooring may be slippery and wet. Keep an eye out for obstacles and any exposed wiring. USE CAUTION.
  • Water removal: Mop as much water as possible. In cool weather, open windows to help speed up drying and in hot weather, only if it’s safe to do so, switch on your A/C.
  • Prop Up Upholstery: Remove all loose cushions and prop up upholstered furniture.
  • Manage Area Rugs and Obstacles: Remove any area rugs and pick up any items that may be sitting on the floor.
  • Dry Storage Containers: Storage containers like wet suitcases and storage boxes should be opened and dried in the sunlight if at all possible.
  • Protect Valuables: Relocate any paintings and other art to a safe, dry place.
  • Dry Clothing: Quickly dry all garments. Hang fur and leather goods to dry at room temperature.
  • Protect Furniture: Place aluminum foil or plastic under furniture legs on wet carpeting. Open (but don’t force) drawers and cabinet doors to dry out the inside.
  • Call PuroClean Immediately: Call PuroClean of Chicago. Our trained technicians are highly skilled in Chicago water damage repair.

What You Should Not Do:

  • Don’t Use a Vacuum Cleaner: You can only use a wet-vac, which is built to handle water. DO NOT USE your standard everyday vacuum.
  • Don’t mess with electrical outlets: DO NOT plug or unplug any electrical cords or outlets and don’t touch anything that is already plugged in.
  • DO NOT USE APPLIANCES: DO NOT USE TVs, radios, computers, ceiling fans, or any other electrical appliances while you are standing on wet floors or carpets, particularly tile or concrete floors.
  • Do not turn on your heat: The cooler you keep your affected area, the better. Hotter temperatures promote mold growth.

Our Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the questions typically asked by our PuroClean customers:

What happens if I have a flood late at night and need assistance?

We at PuroClean of Chicago are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will respond to your call for assistance at any time and on any day. We restore your property as if it were our own and will ensure the damage will be in a better state than it originally was. Call us now at (312) 453-1500.

What do I need to do to get a free estimate, or how much does it cost?

Call us now at (312) 453-1500 for a free estimate of our water damage services.

Does homeowners insurance cover flooding or water damage? Do you work with insurance companies to minimize the cost and hassle?

Homeowners insurance provides coverage for damage that is sudden and accidental (such as water heater ruptures or pipe bursts). However, flood damage, no matter the source of the water, is NOT covered by standard homeowners’ policies. Also, the water damage that results from a lack of maintenance is not covered on a standard homeowner’s insurance policy.

A prompt response using the

PuroClean QuickDry System™ can save

15-40%
on water damage claim costs.

Water Damage Restoration by PuroClean

Expert Restoration Service

PuroClean technicians are highly trained and certified, and use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to effectively remediate property damage.

The PuroClean QUICKDRY SYSTEM™

Our PuroClean QuickDry System™ uses applied psychrometric science. It is a proven process that manages dehumidification and temperature to quicken drying and help ensure the best possible outcome. *We can save almost everything: drywall, wood, carpets, and most contents!

The system uses advanced restoration equipment:

  • High-Capacity Air Movers create a vortex, similar to the motion of a tornado. This method speeds up the drying process.
  • A Low-Grain Refrigerant Dehumidifier draws in cool, wet air and blows out warm, dry air.

Additionally, we measure and log the moisture content of materials, and monitor and log progress. That helps us know the actual drying time and ensure restoration to the appropriate dry standard.

The PuroClean QuickDry™ Guarantee — Back to Normal in Three Days or Fewer.* PuroClean will monitor and mitigate water damage to your property and in most cases have it back to normal in three days or fewer*. Don’t wait, call us immediately.

We provide a complete estimate, including photos, to the agent or adjuster within 24-48 hours.

*Certain extreme conditions may warrant additional drying time and/or the removal of carpet pad and structural components.

"They did great! Thorough and clean."

AARON L.

After a burst fridge water line left my kitchen drywall and hardwood flooring wreaked, I was introduced to water mitigation and the PuroClean team via my homeowners insurance. Working with the [...]

JENNIFER O.

FAQ

How do you assess water damage when buying a house?

You should get a professional home inspector to determine if there is water damage and the extent of the damage. A contractor can estimate the repair cost. [...]

Read more

Why is water damage dangerous?

Floodwater that comes from outside and from sewage backups contains dangerous contaminants like viruses and bacteria. If the water isn’t drained within 24-48 hours, structural damage and mold growth can [...]

Read more

How long does it take for drywall to dry?

There are many variables that affect the time for drywall to dry after being wet. Normally it will be returned to a dry condition in two – three days, but [...]

Read more

How do certified technicians typically handle water damage?

The first thing professionals do is remove damaged materials that will either be restored or discarded. Materials include baseboards, insulation, furniture, carpeting, upholstery, carpet padding, fragile woods, drywall, and more. [...]

Read more

Do you clean water damaged furniture?

It depends on the material and how long it was wet. We can asses this for you during a visit. [...]

Read more