city street flooded with rain water and sewer damage

Keep Your Home Safe from Sewage Damage

As homeowners, we hear a lot about the dangers of water damage in general. A leaky pipe, heavy rains, or a faulty hose in an appliance can cause flooding or standing water. However, given the choice between “normal” water damage and a sewage related problem… sewer damage is the bigger issue every time. Why Is […]

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city street flooded from rains and melting snow

Spring Rain Causing Sewage Backups? Now what?

Heavy rains in spring are damaging enough when flooding occurs outside and, more devastatingly, indoors. When sewage backup happens the problem goes from bad to worse. Now instead of just water, you’re dealing with wastewater which is a dirty, smelly mess. In addition to the ick factor – you now have potential health risks to […]

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Winter sewer backup prevention tips by McMahon Services and Construction of Chicago, Arlington Heights, Berwyn, Des Plaines, Evanston, Grayslake, Mundelein, Libertyville, and Skokie, IL

Winter Sewer Tips to Avoid Home Damage

Floods are often the culprit of home water damage, and even worse, sewer backup. And since flooding is more often associated with spring and summer, you may think you’re safe during the winter season. Not so. While heavy rainfall and flooding is a common cause of sewage line problems, they are certainly not the only […]

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