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Cleaning Up After a Basement Flood in Chicago

Chicago, Illinois – also called the Windy City, aside from the city’s cultural contributions in art, literature, film, novels, film, theater, and music, it is also known for its extreme weather conditions.

Lying in a humid continental zone, Chicago weather is characterized by harsh winters, and thunderstorms are common during spring and summer. This results in precipitation levels that can reach nearly 40 inches annually.

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Elk Grove Village Sinking Foundations

Adjacent to Chicago, Elk Grove Village is a municipality in Illinois with a population of about 34,000. Its name comes from the herd of elk that lives in a grove in Busse Woods. It is also the site of the largest industrial park in the country with over 3,600 businesses located there.

The climate in the area is characterized by harsh winters and thunderstorms are common in spring and summer, making precipitation an all-year thing. This results in many basements and foundations getting wet.

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Get an Estimate for Waterproofing a Basement in Naperville

A suburban city of Chicago, Naperville in Illinois was once voted as the second-best place to live in the U.S. by Money Magazine. It was also rated first on the list of the best cities for early retirement by Kiplinger in 2013.

One of the factors that can help improve your quality of life in Naperville is by making sure that your basement is made waterproof against the elements and other flood-inducing events.

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Joliet Sewer Line Inspection

Located 40 miles southwest of Chicago, Joliet in Illinois is one of the state’s fastest growing cities with a population of about 148,000. First planned out in the early 1830s, the city has evolved to become an exurb or a commuter town.

With annual precipitation levels of 36.29 inches, many homes in Joliet know the threat that flooded basements pose. While the weather is one of the main factors of flooded basements, another is a backed-up sewer.

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Battery Backup Sump Pumps for Highland Park

About 23 miles north of Chicago, Highland Park in Lake County, Illinois is one of several municipalities that are located on the North Shore of the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

While being the home of several landmark structures by prominent architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright and David Adler, it doesn’t take a legendary architect to realize that basements in the area should have apt protection against floods and moisture.

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