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Soot and Smoke Odor Removal in Palatine

Soot and Smoke Odor Removal in Palatine

This kitchen in Palatine suffered a fire damage which left soot and smoke odor embedded in the walls and cabinets. After sponging each surface to remove soot and wiping with a powerful deodorizer chemical, an ozone machine was set up to neutralize any remaining odor. SERVPRO works hard to make it "Like it never even happened."

BBB Accredited Business

BBB Accredited Business

SERVPRO of Palatine / Rolling Meadows is proud to be a BBB Accredited Business. Consumers turn to the BBB (Better Business Bureau) to look for businesses that operate with honesty and integrity.  When you choose SERVPRO, you can be confident you are choosing a company you can trust in and that will look out for your best interests.

Learn more about the Better Business Bureau by clicking here.

Mark Your Calendars: SERVPRO First Responder Bowl on December 26!

Mark Your Calendars: SERVPRO First Responder Bowl on December 26!

The Boston College Eagles face off against the Boise State Broncos at the new SERVPRO First Responder Bowl on December 26, 2018. Mark your calendars and tune in as we recognize our friends and neighbors across our communities who protect and serve.

Click here to learn more about the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.

SERVPRO's National Franchise Network Ensures Enough Resources to Handle Any Size Disaster

SERVPRO's National Franchise Network Ensures Enough Resources to Handle Any Size Disaster

After this 80,000 sq. ft. property in Schaumburg suffered a massive flood from a microburst, SERVPRO mobilized quickly to begin drying. Along with the partnership of other SERVPRO franchises, we were able to deploy over 50 workers and place over 600 pieces of equipment, completing drying within a week. 

Davis Made the Paper!

Davis Made the Paper!

Our Sales Rep, Davis Crowell, was featured in the Elk Grove Business Journal after winning an oversized donut the size of a pizza at a State of the Village luncheon held by Elk Grove Village

Protecting Contents During Water Damage Restoration in Mount Prospect

Protecting Contents During Water Damage Restoration in Mount Prospect

In order to effectively dry a room that's suffered water damage, a cut in the drywall needs to be made to allow air to flow through and remove any moisture lingering inside. While doing this, we will protect our client's contents from any debris or dust, as seen in this photo.

Air-Conditioned Hazmat Suits

Air-Conditioned Hazmat Suits

Summertime in the Chicago suburbs means many attic mold jobs for our crew. In order to endure the unbearable heat and lack of air circulation, we hook up our hazmat suits to our own air conditioning unit to make sure our technicians are working at a safe temperature and getting the air circulation they need. 

Storm Damage in Kansas

Storm Damage in Kansas

After heavy rainstorms in Kansas caused severe property damage for many homeowners, SERVPRO franchises from across the Midwest were called upon to lend some helping hands. This finished basement was flooded, damaging carpeting and drywall. After removing the affected drywall and carpet, we set up equipment to dry the area. Here is one of our fans working in tandem with a dehumidifier to remove moisture from the air. 

Extensive Fire Damage in Itasca

Extensive Fire Damage in Itasca

As you can clearly see, this apartment unit suffered massive damage after a fire broke out in the kitchen. Our crew was up the challenge, demolishing and removing damaged materials, cleaning the apartment of soot and smoke odor, and remediating any water damage from firefighting efforts to prepare the structure for reconstruction.

Hidden Mold in Mount Prospect

Hidden Mold in Mount Prospect

At a quick glance, this kitchen seemed perfectly clean. Upon further inspection, however, there was indeed mold found growing inside the cabinet under the sink. As you look for mold in your property, be mindful of any dark and hidden spots underneath any water sources.

Bank Water Damage in Palatine

Bank Water Damage in Palatine

This photo shows sections of wet drywall, flooring, and insulation removed to begin the drying process. Antimicrobial was sprayed to disinfect the area and fans were set up to dry the interior walls.

Hurricane Irma Storm Damage

Hurricane Irma Storm Damage

After Hurricane Irma left many properties in Georgia devastated, SERVPRO technicians from all over the country, including ours, were sent down to help with the damage. SERVPRO's franchise system ensures there are enough resources and staff nationwide when large disasters strike.

Mold Remediation in Elk Grove Village

Mold Remediation in Elk Grove Village

After mold was found underneath the flooring of this residential property, special care was taken by our technicians to set up a containment area in order to protect the rest of the house from further contamination. 

Fire Damage in Palatine

Fire Damage in Palatine

This photo shows one of our crew chiefs, Alex, in the process of cutting out unsalvageable hardwood flooring after this property experienced a substantial amount of fire damage in its dining room. 

Water Damage in Palatine

Water Damage in Palatine

After a powder sink overflowed and caused significant water damage to this homeowner's bathroom, hallway, and basement, the SERVPRO team worked quickly to remove the sink and cabinetry and remove any wet materials to effectively dry the entire area. 

Demolition & Drying in Arlington Heights

Demolition & Drying in Arlington Heights

After a toilet overflow severely water damaged this residential property, demolition throughout the structure was done in order to effectively dry the interior. Here you can see our equipment in place after drywall was torn out, as well as the protective covering to protect any unaffected rooms.

Interior Water Leak in Hanover Park

Interior Water Leak in Hanover Park

This automotive retail store experienced a major interior water leak, spreading water throughout the entire store. After vacuuming the standing water out, equipment was set in place to dry any remaining moisture within and around the flooring. In the photo, you can see some of our fans in action drying the floors and underneath the shelving.

Happy Birthday Elliott!

Happy Birthday Elliott!

Our owner Elliott Etheredge's birthday may have passed, but we still have leftovers of this massive SERVPRO-themed birthday cake in the office. We aim to go above and beyond in whatever we do, and that includes our birthday cakes.

Mold Damage – Palatine

Mold Damage – Palatine

Mold damage at this home in Palatine began with a roof leak. Moisture from the leak combined with mold spores to create the conditions required for mold growth. The before photo shows the damage that was caused. SERVPRO of Palatine / Rolling Meadows is prepared to clean up the mold and disinfect the damaged area.

Palatine Flooding, Water Damage, and a SERVPRO Rescue

Palatine Flooding, Water Damage, and a SERVPRO Rescue

The sump pump failed due to a power outage, resulting in an inch of water pooling on the floor. Our technicians responded immediately. To mitigate damages, we swiftly extracted the water and pulled up the carpets to discard wet padding. Strategically placed air movers hastened the evaporation. The baseboards were pulled so we could insert tubes of heated, dry air to remove moisture from the wall cavities without opening up the walls. Our customer Matt T, the owner of a State Farm Insurance Agency in Palatine, fully appreciated our efforts. His words: "They did an excellent job walking me through the claim process. Prompt, thorough and accessible. All good."

Fire Damage - Inverness

Fire Damage - Inverness

An isolated fire occurred in the attic of this home, with firefighters breaking open the kitchen ceiling to extinguish the flames, causing further damage. SERVPRO techs were called in to remove damaged materials, dry the attic, and eliminate smoke stains and odors.

Storm Damage – Palatine

Storm Damage – Palatine

A severe storm left standing water in this property in Palatine which was undergoing a remodeling. SERVPRO of Palatine / Rolling Meadows was contracted to remove the water and restore the area.

Smoke Damage - Palatine

Smoke Damage - Palatine

A smoldering cigarette caused significant fire and smoke damage to this bedroom. The cleanup and disposal of burnt and non-salvageable items were done while odor removal was in progress. Our team set up hydroxyl generation to capture and transform the noxious odors of the smoke particulates.

Water Damage - Rolling Meadows

Water Damage - Rolling Meadows

This photo shows our air movers and a dehumidifier completing a water removal and cleanup inside this home in Rolling Meadows. Rapid arrival and extraction mitigated the water damage to a portion of the drywall, sparing the wood trimmed staircase and other building materials.

Office Flood - Palatine

Office Flood - Palatine

A broken water line caused a flood in this office in Palatine. This photo was taken as we arrived on the scene within an hour of the call. After fixing the line, we rapidly suctioned the standing water to mitigate damage to the wood trim and vinyl baseboards. 

Fire Damage – Palatine

Fire Damage – Palatine

A fire caused severe damage to this attic, with several rooms below also being affected. SERVPRO was brought in to clean up and repair the fire damage. We tore out and disposed of all damaged building materials before beginning the fire restoration process.

Mold Damage – Palatine

Mold Damage – Palatine

Mold damage occurred inside this property when the roof leaked, leading to the saturation of the ceiling and walls in the corner of this room. That water intrusion ultimately led to mold growth.

Mold Attack - Palatine

Mold Attack - Palatine

This vacant house in Palatine was significantly damaged by mold infestations. Demolition and removal of fungi-ridden building elements are the first steps in the mold remediation process. The use of HEPA and HAZMAT gear protects technicians during extensive mold-damaged buildings. 

Storm Damage - Inverness

Storm Damage - Inverness

Collapsed ceiling tiles and debris resulted from an overhead water leak in the attic caused by a wind storm. This water damage was cleaned quickly, much to the delight of the homeowner. Rely on SERVPRO for efficient service, done right and at the right price.

Water Damage - Rolling Meadows

Water Damage - Rolling Meadows

A cracked toilet tank allowed water to flow from the bathroom floor out into the bedroom area. The stained carpeting was cut up and removed to mitigate the on-going moisture buildup. Our SERVPRO technician eventually determined removing the entire flooring material was the best course of action to take.

Church Water Damage - Palatine

Church Water Damage - Palatine

The team at SERVPRO of Palatine / Rolling Meadows responded quickly to a commercial water damage emergency at a local church. The call was placed at 4:30 am regarding a broken water line; we arrived by 5:20 am. We assessed the water damage and started the water removal process by 8:45 am. Thanks to the fast action of our crew, the church was able to hold services on Saturday. 

Retail Flooding - Palatine

Retail Flooding - Palatine

A vandalized and clogged sink resulted in a flooded restroom floor of a retail store. For insurance purposes, we were called in to remove the standing water, disinfect the bathroom, and verify it was clean, sanitary, and ready to receive our client's customers.

Mold Damage – Palatine

Mold Damage – Palatine

Mold damage occurred under this window sill that constantly leaked water onto the wall underneath. We had to tear out the wall to dry and treat the building elements behind the wallboard.

Kitchen Fire Damage – Palatine

Kitchen Fire Damage – Palatine

A kitchen grease fire resulted in extensive damage. Fires that destroy the kitchen area of a home are particularly devastating and disrupting to the homeowners' and their family's lives. SERVPRO has the equipment, staff, and procedures to restore or rebuild any section of your home damaged by fire so you and your family can return to normal life as soon as possible.

Bank Water Damage – Palatine

Bank Water Damage – Palatine

Commercial water damage occurred when a major pipe broke in the ceiling. This photo shows water and ceiling tile scattered across the floor. SERVPRO is equipped to handle any size water loss. This loss was substantial, and our client was thrilled with the short amount of time it took our crews to remove the water restore their property to get them back in business.

Warehouse Cleaning - Hampshire

Warehouse Cleaning - Hampshire

Our SERVPRO of Palatine/Rolling Meadows team received an interesting phone call about a customer needing assistance cleaning his property. This wasn't just your typical cleaning job. This client had just purchased a new commercial property that used to be a sawmill and had about five inches thick of sawdust in various areas of the warehouse. Our crew scraped, brushed, vacuumed, and wiped down every inch of the 45,000 square foot warehouse. The customer was very satisfied with the outcome. When you need us, we'll always be there. 

Storm Damage – Palatine

Storm Damage – Palatine

Storm damage occurred in this property during a powerful thunderstorm that broke windows throughout the house. This hallway had the worst water damage. Air movers are shown aiding in the drying process. 

Bathroom Mold Damage - Inverness

Bathroom Mold Damage - Inverness

Mold damage was discovered when homeowners were having their bathroom remodeled. The contractor working on the property suggested SERVPRO for the work needed. We removed severely damaged portions of the drywall which allowed us to get air moving equipment directed in between the walls. It also provided enough ventilation for the dehumidifiers to work in that otherwise enclosed space. 

Warehouse Flood Damage – Palatine

Warehouse Flood Damage – Palatine

Flood damage to this office building was the result of the fire sprinkler system main line burst after hours on a Friday. When we were called, the warehouse manager was desperate to get the water cleaned up. There was a lot of cardboard soaking up standing water, and he wanted to minimize the damage. The warehouse was gigantic and required the sizable equipment inventory of water removal equipment that SERVPRO’s Disaster Response Team carries with it. With the arrival of sufficient equipment and trained crews, the water removal was completed in short order. 

Office Water Damage - Rolling Meadows

Office Water Damage - Rolling Meadows

A leaking roof caused water damage to the ceiling of this office in Rolling Meadows. The staff immediately noticed the fallen ceiling tiles and wasted no time in calling the water damage repair experts at SERVPRO. We were asked to locate the source of the leak, fix the problem, and clean up the water. The roof leak was found and defined with sophisticated moisture detection equipment making the location and repair very efficient. Water removal equipment was then brought in to remove the water, and air movers aided by dehumidifiers finished the drying out process. 

Sewage Flood Damage – Palatine

Sewage Flood Damage – Palatine

Flood damage from sewage backup shut down this community facility. The incident occurred while municipal authorities were repairing sewer lines in the area. For the job, we brought in water removal equipment along with mass quantities of cleaning and disinfectant supplies. Our crew returned the facility to preloss condition in record time.