Ice Forming on Exterior of Building Causing Ice Dams

How Ice Dams Cause Water Damage

Homes in Illinois see their fair share of long winters and harsh winter weather. Ice and snow formation and build up on our roofs can lead to property damage. At McMahon Services, we know how to spot ice dams on your roof and how to take care of the problem before they cause major water […]

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How to Keep Your Home Mold Free

Finding a small amount of mold in your home is normal and generally not something to worry about. Most homes are prone to mold in areas that have high humidity, like a bathroom or basement. While the initial problem may be minimal, mold is a problem that can spread quickly and become a larger issue. […]

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woman checking dehumidifier tank in house

What dehumidifier is best for your home? Learn all about dehumidifiers and how to select the best one for your space!

A dehumidifier is one of the most common household appliances. They are used to keep excess moisture and humidity out of your home. While doing this, they also keep mold and mildew at bay. If you notice that parts of your home have that “muggy” feeling that is typically reserved for hot summer days, chances […]

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wood wall with mold damage

How to Remove Mold from Hardwood

Mold is all around us regardless if we can see it or not. Your home is not exempt from mold growth, regardless of how hard you try to keep it out. There are thousands of different types of mold in the world, and each thrives and multiplies in a wet environment. Wooden surfaces are particularly […]

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