Previous Lake-Effect Snow Blizzards and When Winter Weather Demands Water Damage Restoration in Chicago, IL

Like most Midwestern cities, Chicago spends four to six months of the year battling with cold winds, freezing rain, slush-covered streets, and snow. Fortunately, because the city sits approximately south of Lake Michigan, most of the weather is unaffected by the lake, and lake-effect snow is a rare occurrence. Instead, the weather usually flows from […]

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When Preparation Isn’t Enough to Prevent Water Damage, Call ServiceMaster DSI for Water Damage Restoration Services

In recent weeks, stories of hurricanes and severe storms have circulated in the news media and soon there will be warnings for blizzards and extreme freezing temperatures. With these news stories and weather warnings come numerous tips and checklists on how to protect your family and your home. However, you can prepare all you want […]

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Get Disaster Remediation Help with ServiceMaster DSI this Summer in Chicago, Kansas City, Springfield, Indianapolis, Denver and the Midwest

You may have heard of the massive rain storm that hit northern Michigan earlier this month. Midwest states are no stranger to heavy rainfall during powerful summer thunderstorms. On top of exterior disaster damage repair, you may find yourself with soaked carpet in your basement from flooding. This is an intense water damage remediation situation […]

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Frozen Pipes Cause Thousands of Dollars in Damage, But Can Be Prevented.

  Cold temperatures can cause plumbing pipes to freeze and is a serious water damage risk during winter weather. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, claim payments by all insurance companies in the past decade for those kinds of losses have exceeded $4 billion. When the outside temperature drops below 20 degrees […]

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