Homeowners Insurance Policy Review

Given our experience within the restoration industry, we understand the significance of periodically reviewing your homeowners insurance policy and reassessing your needs. It is essential you ensure your policy protects all your assets. You want to purchase a policy that best protects not only your home but also your personal belongings. It is also important […]

Christmas Tree Disposal

Christmas has come and gone once again, and many of us have started to take down or have already taken down our holiday décor. We know taking everything down and storing it away is not as much fun as putting it up, but the takedown plays a significant role in preventing fire hazards. If you […]

Throwback Thursday: Blue Island Fire Restoration

On Throwback Thursdays, we like to think about the countless successful projects our impressive staff members have completed. One particular fire restoration project in Blue Island stands out to us today, mostly because of how happy the homeowner was with our superb customer service and workmanship. Our customer’s 5-star review as well as before and […]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes & Pipe Bursts

The risk of frozen pipes and pipe bursts continues to grow as the temperature drops, and these two occurrences can cause significant property damage. There are, fortunately, ways to prevent pipes from freezing and bursting. Water freezes when heat in the water is transferred to subfreezing air. After the water freezes, it expands and causes […]

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

We know that it is easy to forget about winter home maintenance while completing your last-minute holiday shopping, wrapping presents, finalizing your decorations, preparing your Christmas menu, and baking cookies. It is, however, important to make time for regular maintenance. Although said maintenance may appear to be a daunting task, it is quite helpful in […]

Operation North Pole 2017

Restore Restoration, Inc. had a great time assisting with the cleanup after Operation North Pole’s annual holiday event at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL yesterday. We were thrilled to contribute to this wonderful organization again this year. Operation North Pole, a volunteer-based public charity, works with Chicago’s major children’s hospitals to […]

Fire Risk: Christmas Decor

Lit houses and trees are hallmarks of Christmas, but these decorations pose fire risks. According to the National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”), “Electrical distribution or lighting equipment was involved in two out of every five (40%) home Christmas tree fires.” Another alarming statistic is related to the number of Christmas decor-related fires to which U.S. fire departments […]

Electronic Home Inventory Preparation

After a fire wreaks havoc on your home and life, you will have several tasks, which could quickly become quite daunting, to complete to ensure you receive an equitable and fair settlement from your insurance carrier. One of these tasks includes the preparation of a home inventory of your personal property. This catalog will list […]

Keep Your Loved Ones Safe on Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to bake a delicious pumpkin pie, mash some potatoes, prepare the turkey, gather family and friends, and take a bite of the infamous green bean casserole. As you prepare for Thanksgiving tomorrow, we ask that you remember Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with […]

10 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Home

As the chill of the upcoming winter begins to set in, we suggest taking the following preventative steps to winterize and protect your home. Insulate your water pipes in the unheated areas of your house. Wrap the pipes in your kitchen and bathroom cabinets, especially if the rooms are along exterior walls. If you choose […]

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