Water Damage Cleanup, Repair, and Restoration

Common Causes Of Water Damage

Types Of Water Damage

Why We Are The Best Company

Water Damage Restoration Process

Our Values

24/7 Professional Water Damage Restoration, Repair, and Cleanup

Common Causes of Water Damage

No one plans to have water damage or a sewage backup in their home or business. Whether your water damage is caused by an excess of rain and flood waters, melting snow, plumbing leaks or burst pipes, McMahon Services is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment to restore your property. 

  • Heavy rains/flood and storm damage
  • Flooded basement
  • Overflowing faucet, toilet take, sink, etc
  • Leaky roof/leak in attic
  • Refrigerator ice maker hoses
  • Failed water heater
  • Small leak
  • Burst pipe

-What Kind of Water Damage Do I Have?

Category 1 Water Damage

Clean Water

Typically comes from broken or frozen supply pipe, refrigerator ice maker hose, failed water heater, coffee maker supply line, and other similar sources.

Examples: Faucets, toilet tanks, drinking fountains, etc.

Category 2 Water Damage

Gray Water

This is water that has been used to clean something and may contain contaminants such as food residues, detergents, bacteria, and oils.

Examples: Dishwasher overflow, washing machine overflow, toilet overflow with urine, etc.

Category 3 Water Damage

Black Water and/or Sewage

Category 3 black water or sewage is grossly unsanitary and hazardous. If ingested it could cause serious illness or death.

Examples: Sewer backup, flooding from rivers or streams, toilet overflow with feces, stagnant liquid, etc.

What Alexandria S. had to say about her experience with our water damage restoration services:

“McMahon recently helped me with water damage restoration services as a result of ongoing and undetected plumbing leaks in my bathroom. They were professional and thorough. At a time where stress runs high due to the unknown, they took the time to offer their expertise and reassure me that everything could be remedied. They worked with me on my subsequent bathroom remodel, and ensured that the vision for my new bathroom was executed properly, and in a timely manner. They are accessible, and are willing to talk through any questions you might have during the course of their work with you. I would highly recommend this local, family owned business for all your fire and water restoration needs, and will definitely keep them in mind for future work.”

~Alexandria S., 2022 5 Star Google Review

What Makes Us the Best Water Damage Restoration Company?

Our Water Damage Restoration Process Includes:

  • Fast response for timely inspection and evaluation of your water damage
  • Emergency water extraction and water mitigation
  • Setup of air scrubbers, dryers, dehumidifiers, and other advanced equipment
  • Monitor humidity to determine levels of drying progress in the affected areas
  • Providing water damage estimate for restoration costs
  • Damage cleanup and restoration work
  • Antimicrobials and/or germicide application in affected areas
  • Prevent mold growth with a mold inhibitor application
  • Advanced techniques for deodorizing
  • Structural and electrical damage repair and construction

Water Damage Restoration Process:

What is our restoration process? To start, we have 24/7 emergency services available. Fire and water damage restoration experts will be dispatched immediately to your Illinois home or business location. We offer FREE water damage restoration inspections and estimates to residential and commercial customers in our Chicago, Arlington Heights, Berwyn, Des Plaines, Evanston, Mount Prospect, Grayslake, Mundelein, Libertyville, Oak Park, Palatine, Wheaton, Naperville, Waukegan, Schaumburg, Skokie, and surrounding IL service areas.a

1) SAFETY FIRST! Turn OFF Electricity from the Electrical Box

2) Stop the Water Damage Source From Incurring Further Damage

3) Call A Professional Water Damage Restoration Company AND Your Insurance Company

4) Take Pictures of the Affected Areas

5) Remove All Light or Movable Items

6) Keep your family safe! Get professional help!

Steps to Take In Case of Emergency Water Damage

  • Turn off electricity from the electrical box
  • Stop the water source
  • Call a professional water damage company
  • Call your insurance company
  • Take pictures of the affected areas

Why Choose McMahon Services?

McMahon Services & Construction is a local, family-owned restoration company that has been providing water damage services and sewage backup.

“Preferred General Contractor” With Most Major Insurance Companies


We have quick response crews available 24/7 to dispatch to your Northern Illinois home or business location for your water damage restoration, fire and smoke damage cleanup, mold damage removal, duct cleaning, carpet cleaning, drying, construction and remodeling, roofing, and siding services.