Recent Building Services Posts

Senior Living Facility Bad Sprinkler Watseka

9/20/2018 (Permalink)

A faulty sprinkler head can cause major water damage when it goes off unexpectedly. SERVPRO of Kankakee County can come out to clean up water damage from a faulty sprinkler head that affects your Senior Living Facility.

A sprinkler system houses pressurized water and can dump as much as 150 gallons of water per minute. Over a two hour period, the sprinkler system dumped in excess of 18,000 gallons of water that flooded 4 units. 

SERVPRO of Kankakee County will dispatch crews to immediately begin the extraction, cleanup, restoration and drying processes in each unit. Carpet, drywall, insulation, and furniture can all be affected from the water. Crews are available day and night to help minimize the damage and begin the drying process. Our fully trained staff along with dehumidifiers and turbo high velocity air movers will have you dried up quickly. Owners of Senior Living Facilities all over Kankakee County have been please with our work for many years.

If you have trouble with your senior living facilitiy in Watseka, Bradley, Manteno, or any of the surounding areas, be sure to call SERVPRO of Kankakee County at (815) 935-0077

Historic Home Restoration

2/10/2017 (Permalink)

While SERVPRO is nationally recognized as the leader in fire and water damage clean up and restoration, SERVPRO of Kankakee County is also recognized as the authority of restoring and renovating historically significant homes throughout Chicagoland. 

Our attention to detail, quality Subcontractors, and exceptional project management ensure a cost effective and timely restoration of homes. From plaster repairs to fine wood carpentry, SERVPRO of Kankakee County is the right call.

Quality Millworking, Hardwood Floors by the best in the business, and a flare for modern Updates that hold the historic value of homes while allowing for modern living, that's SERVPRO of Kankakee County's specialty. 

  1. If you historic home needs renovation or remodeling to restore its luster, consider giving us 
  2. If you are considering modernizing your historic home, consider us

Emergency Board Up in Kankakee IL

1/24/2017 (Permalink)

Building Services Emergency Board Up in Kankakee IL Board Up in Kankakee following a fire damage

Board Ups from Fire or Storm Damage

It is not unheard of for a severe storm, fire, or accident to cause major structural damage to a home that may include holes or openings in the siding and roof.  If the home is left exposed, it is vulnerable to further damage by the elements or even vandalism.  Our technicians are dedicated to boarding up your home quickly to secure it and prevent further damage.  We have the materials and experience to board up your home and we respond within 2 to 4 hours of your call to provide emergency board ups.

Our staff includes professional carpenters who can effectively board up your home and secure it temporarily until it is fully restored.

You can expect the following from our board up services:

  • Closing up of all holes and openings in the structure
  • Full temporary enclosure of severely damaged buildings
  • Barricades in key areas
  • Tarping services for damage roofs

If a disaster or accident has left your home in Kankakee or Bradley Bourbonnais exposed do not hesitate to contact SERVPRO of Kankakee County for board up services.  Our technicians can effectively board up your home or building to keep it secured and protected until it can be rebuilt.  We are available 24 hours a day at (815)935-0077 for emergency board ups in Kankakee County

Winterize your home in Bourbonnais, IL

11/22/2016 (Permalink)

Building Services Winterize your home in Bourbonnais, IL Frozen pipes cause water damage

Realtors and Insurance Agents trust SERVPRO of Kankakee County to winterize vacant and damaged homes. Our trained technicians provide water evacuation from the plumbing systems to avoid frozen pipes and water damage. To winterize a structure, the following steps need to be taken.

  • turn off or disconnect water main
  • drain water heater
  • extract water from toilet tank and pour RV antifreeze in tank
  • disconnect washer, dishwasher, and refrigerator water line if applicable
  • extract or blow out water lines thoroughly
  • pour RV antifreeze in all drains

SERVPRO of Kankakee County uses the latest tools and equipment to winterize homes. Pricing varies by the size and difficulty of each project. Call our office to schedule service (815) 935-0077.


Floor Coverings made easy in Manteno

11/1/2016 (Permalink)

Building Services Floor Coverings made easy in Manteno From Carpet to Tile, we have your floors covered

SERVPRO of Kankakee County is well known for helping clients recover following fire, mold, and water damage in the Bradley Bourbonnais area. What many local people don't recognize is that our SERVPRO also provides professional flooring sales and installation.

Our Manteno facility is home to thousands of flooring samples including carpet, vinyl, wood, and ceramic tile to name just a few. In fact, with our preferred status with most flooring distributors, there's not much we can't get for a discounted price.

Why pay retail prices when SERVPRO of Kankakee County can get the same flooring for wholesale pricing? Our Flooring Sales Representatives are the same individuals that do your installation. That takes the guess work out of what product is best for you commercial  or residential flooring needs. 

We are certified distributors for Mohawk, Tarkett, and Dream Weavers. We also use our buying power with the big box stores to get our clients the best prices possible from retailers like Menards, Lowe's and Home Depot. Locally, you won't find a better flooring company to assist you.

Wood Flooring replacement and refinishing when needed is also a service SERVPRO can assist you with. Before replacing wood floors, our trained professionals will come out to determine if that's the most cost effective solution to your problem. Working with one of the best Floor Refinishers in Manteno Illinois, we are always watching out for our clients' bottom lines.

Call SERVPRO of Kankakee County for all you residential and commercial flooring needs. Appointments are by appointment only and we also can bring flooring samples to your home.

Remodeling Experts

8/7/2016 (Permalink)

Building Services Remodeling Experts Remodeling After Water Damage Restoration

SERVPRO Can Repair Your Home After Damage

Remodeling is a big decision and more significant undertaking. We are construction professionals and certified specialists with years of experience. Our professionals are committed to each remodeling project. If your home or business received damages from a fire, water, mold or a storm, we are happy to provide our services. From foundation repair to various emergency damage events, we strive to make sure that every client is satisfied with each and every remodeling service. We are locally owned and operated, and we are proud to serve the members of this community.

Remodeling jobs in Kankakee are what we pride ourselves on providing. We perform services with a high standard of safety, respect and minimal disruption to your home or office. Remodeling jobs are not a problem for us. SERVPRO sees your remodeling project as a solution and opportunity to get our residents back to a normal condition. We are experts in helping homeowners and businesses after a flood, storm or plumbing problem. Right after you contact us, we arrive quickly to assess the damage and to prevent secondary damages.

After any emergency damage, we arrive with our state-of-the-art equipment and remodeling skills. There is no remodeling job that is too big or too small. We are here to help take care of your residential or commercial structures and to protect your belongings as much as possible. We encourage our Illinois clients to be part of our remodeling projects. We invite you to ask questions, review remodeling plans, select materials and to suggest changes.

Remodeling and repair projects are accomplished with care and concern. We care about your architectural and structural integrity, as well as the beauty and function as if it were our family. Together we will be able to handle any task to make sure that your remodeling project is done on a timely basis. Make us your one stop shop for all your remodeling needs and watch as your home or business becomes a new reality.

Call SERVPRO of Kankakee County today and have your remodeling dreams come true. We offer a full range of services, all through one company. There is no hassle or risk of working with different subcontractors. We also offer a range of emergency services. Let us introduce you to our services. We are always available to answer any questions that you may have. Call us today - (815) 935-0077.


10/31/2014 (Permalink)

As winter temps drop, many vacant homes will suffer WATER DAMAGE from FROXEN PIPES if they are not winterized properly. Let the experienced professionals at SERVPRO WINTERIZE your home or business. We drain water heaters, blow out water pipes, and disconnect water mains. Most homes and businesses can be winterized for under $250.

Realtors and banking professionals trust SERVPRO OF KANKAKEE COUNTY to winterize vacant homes and avoid unnecessary damages.