SOURCE: Water Mold and Fire

April 19, 2013 05:30 ET

Water Mold and Fire Is Offering Home and Business Owners in the Chicago Area $500 off Their Insurance Deductible After the Latest Chicago Floods

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Apr 19, 2013) - Water Mold & Fire | WM&F, a Chicago based Water Damage Restoration company, is offering home and business owners in the area $500 off their insurance deductible. Read on to learn more about their services and when you should choose to hire a professional to handle your flood cleanup rather than trying to handle the problems on your own.

Over the past two days the Chicagoland area has been hit with over 5" of rain causing widespread flooding throughout the area. As a result, many people have found themselves devastated as their homes and/or businesses have experienced major water damage. With all this damage and destruction to personal property, a common reaction is to try and save money by handling the cleanup by themselves. While this is a noble feat, it is important to understand sometimes a job is simply too large to take on alone and realize when you should ask for professional help.

When it comes to water damage restoration and salvaging building materials/personal belongings, the most important thing is extracting the water and getting everything dry as fast as possible. Regardless of what is saturated with water, the longer it is wet, the worse off you will be. Things like hardwood floors, furniture and your foundation will soak up more and more moisture until you get things taken care of.

For those people that have only an inch or 2 of water in a home or business, you may be able to handle the problem on your own if you work fast to get the water out and have some decent drying equipment. Others who have basements or other areas filled with standing water should contact a professional immediately. Companies like Water Mold & Fire are equipped with industrial water extractors, dehumidifiers, and air movers (fans) that can get your property completely dry in 2-3 days when it would normally take around 2 weeks to cleanup naturally.

If you do not get things dry quickly, you are not only at risk of serious damage to your property but also future mold growth throughout your home or business. When all this organic material sits saturated with water for extended periods of time it can and will start to grow mold. These types of problems can lead to indoor air quality issues and the need for very expensive mold remediation. Essentially trying to save money by avoiding professional water removal can seriously backfire and lead to an even more expensive loss of property and future restoration bill.

We want to help everyone who is experiencing these types of problems by offering $500 off your insurance deductible. This way the cost out of your pocket is even lower than expected and we can get your property back to its original condition faster than you ever thought possible. If you have any questions or would like our help, please give us a call at 800-905-0277 or 312-583-7578 or go to

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