Category Archives: Water Damage

Get to know Rainbow International

Rainbow International of Chicago North ShoreEstablished in 1981, Rainbow International® offers home restoration, commercial restoration and carpet cleaning services through over 400 locations worldwide. Our restoration services cover fire damage restoration, water damage restoration, mold removal, smoke damage restoration, and more. Continue reading Get to know Rainbow International


Why Hire a Water Damage Restoration Company

Have you ever begun a project, thinking it would be fairly simple and save yourself a lot of money, only to find out you should have hired a professional?  If your home has suffered water damage from a flood, frozen pipe burst, toilet overflow, sewage backflow or any other source of water damage, it is smart to fire a water damage restoration company. Continue reading Why Hire a Water Damage Restoration Company


Protect Your Home From Mold

    No one ever wants to find mold in their home.  Mold can spread quickly and cause damage to your home and your family’s health. Mold can begin growing in as little as 24 hours after a flood. So the best defense against a flood is a good defense.  Follow these tips to stop mold from even forming in your home. Continue reading Protect Your Home From Mold


Bathroom Water Damage

Bathrooms are probably the one room in your home most likely to suffer from water damage, since it is the rooms that houses many water fixtures.  That being said, it’s a good idea to do quick run through inspections in your bathrooms every so often.  Catching water damage in an early stage will also end up being easier on your pockets. Continue reading Bathroom Water Damage


5 Ways to Prevent Wet Basements

No one wants a wet basement and all the hassle that comes with cleaning up and fixing it.  Water damage comes into your home not only via floods, but it can also come into your home  from rapidly melting snow and burst pipes.

Follow these five tips and you will be closer to keeping your basement dry.

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

We posted about this a few weeks ago, but today, this post is very pertinent.  It is extremely cold out there and we not only need to keep ourselves, our children and our pets safe, but we also need to keep our homes safe from this extreme cold.


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What makes Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore different?

   At Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore, we like to hold ourselves to a high standard.  It is important to us to do our job in a polite and professional manner, at the same time remembering that our customer’s needs comes first.  We do this by following the Rainbow International Code of Values which are easily remembered in four parts: respect, integrity, customer focus and having fun in the process. Our Code of Values are further detailed below: Continue reading What makes Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore different?


Frozen Pipes

As we prepare our homes for the holidays with lights and decorations, we should also be thinking about preparing our homes for what is usually the coldest time of the year. Last year, the term polar vortex became as common in our vocabulary as the term windy city. The extreme cold was not only brutal to us, but also to our homes. Continue reading Frozen Pipes