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By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Be Safe in Severe Summer Weather

Summer is the peak season for lightning strikes in North America, but a little caution and common sense can help you stay safe year-round. While lightning doesn’t have an off-season, the National Weather Service focuses its safety efforts in summer because that’s when problems tend to surge. Warm weather not only helps spawn thunderstorms, but […]

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tornado storm
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Tornado Season – Be Prepared

Tornadoes are violent by nature. They are capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects through the air like deadly missiles. A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. Tornado intensities are classified on the Fujita Scale with ratings between […]

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living room flooded
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Water Problems? It’s As Easy As 1, 2, 3…

Did you know there are 3 types of water losses?  When you call someone in to take care of water that’s overflowed, leaked or seeped in, you can help your insurance company and contractors along by letting them know what type of water issue you are having so they can be prepared with the proper […]

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water frozen to pipe
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Winter Water Damage

This time of year with the polar-vortex-type temperatures we are experiencing in the Chicagoland area, it is so important to protect your home or property from such elements as ice, snow, and wind. How to Manage a Burst Pipe Until Restoration Specialists Arrive If you experience a water damage event from a frozen/burst pipe, make […]

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mold
By Candace Johnson Uncategorized posted Dec 20, 2022

Mold in Your House: How to Banish and Prevent the Gross Green Growth

{Repost from VIPHomeLink.com} We’re all in favor of “going green,” but when it comes to mold, you definitely want to prevent green from taking over your home. That’s why we reached out to Bill Titus, who has been specializing in mold remediation for more than four years. Bill helps between 100 and 200 homeowners each […]

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house in a glass bubble
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Vacationing For Spring Break? Protect Your Property

It’s that time of year – families go out of town for Spring Break! BluSky has some tips to consider, so you don’t come home to a disaster.  (But if you do – you know who to call!) 1. Hold Your Mail A huge pile of mail on the front doorstep, or envelopes pouring out […]

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water frozen to pipe
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Winterizing Your Home To Help Prevent Water Damage

As the warm days of summer quickly fade and the cold weather months draw near, it is important to protect your home, or vacation home from such elements as ice, snow and wind. Here are some important tips to follow: Eliminate drafts by closing off crawl spaces, vents and doors; especially under mobile homes. Repair […]

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Chicago Commercial Water Damage Restoration Services
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Chicago Commercial Water Damage Restoration Services

Water damage can strike your commercial building at any given time. Depending on the severity, it can leave devastating effects and financial burdens. Despite the unpredictability of disaster, understanding the basics of commercial water damage restoration can help you prepare your business and minimize damage. Find out what to do when you discover water damage, […]

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crew men working on industrial restoration services
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Understanding How Industrial Restoration Services Work

There’s never an ideal time for disasters to strike. Unplanned disasters can wreak havoc on industrial facilities and stop production in its tracks. Although there are ways to minimize risks, some regions are unavoidably prone to fires, flooding, or storm damage, including Chicago. Whether you own a large retail facility or small factory, it’s essential […]

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before and after effects of a house undergoing residential restoration services
By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted Dec 20, 2022

Your Guide to Residential Restoration Services

As a homeowner, you’ll likely do whatever you can to keep your house safe for you and your family. Although chances may seem slim, experiencing a major loss, whether from a natural disaster, fire, or mold infestation, isn’t that uncommon. In fact, over five years, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 354,400 house […]

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