Small Leak into a Costly Insurance Claim - RainbowCNS

Small Leak into a Costly Insurance Claim

Small Leak into a Costly Insurance Claim

How to avoid a small leak from turning into a costly insurance claims: take small leaks seriously or else your house might flood.

In this article, the water damage experts at Rainbow International will tell you how you can avoid an insurance claim. What to watch out for:

  • Refrigerator Ice-maker Hose: Having an ice-maker is very convenient, but make sure to inspect the hose once in a while (every six months). If the hose has a tear or it is loose, water can ruin your floors and you walls. This can cause a major structural issue in your home, so make sure it is not loose or broken!
  • Dishwasher Hose: Our office gets a lot of calls because of flooding caused by a corroded dishwasher hose. This always starts as a small leak then turns into a major flood.
  • Corroded water heater: When dealing with water heaters it is common for a small leak to happen, if no one notices the leak- a flooded basement is very likely.

Prevent leaks by:

Small leaks can be fixed majority of the time without hiring an expert. To avoid leaks, make sure that you are able to locate where the shut-off valve is, you can also think about installing flood sensors too and lastly hire a reputable plumber once a year to check your appliances and such.

Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore is a trusted restoration company servicing both commercial and residential properties.  Please give us a call at 847-673-3473 for any questions or concerns about residential and commercial cleaning,  fire, smoke, mold or water damage restoration or visit our website at for more information.

For more information about Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore, please give us a call at 847-673-3473. Water – we specialize in water damage restoration and clean up caused by flood, broken pipe, frozen pipe, seepage and foundation leaks.

Mold – we specialize in mold remediation, mold clean up and mold removal. This includes black mold and other types of mold.

Fire – we specialize in fire damage restoration and fire damage clean up. Smoke – we specialize in smoke damage restoration, smoke damage clean up, smoke damage remediation and eliminate smoke damage.

Construction – we specialize in basement reconstruction, basement addition, basement construction, basement repair and basement restoration. We specialize in properly handling pack-outs (content cleaning) , inventory documentation, and transporting to a climate controlled storage.

Please visit our website at for more information. Proudly serving Skokie, Evanston, Lincolnwood, Chicago, Roger’s Park, Bucktown, Roscoe Village, Lakeview, Old Town, Gold Coast, Streeterville, Loop, West Loop, South Loop, North Loop, Medical Village, Jefferson Park, Norwood Park, Edison Park, Lincoln Square, Humboldt Park, Edgewater, Edgebrook, Albany Park, Andersonville, Boystown, Bronzeville, Brickyard, Cabrini Green, Chinatown, Clarendon Park, Hyde Park, Galewood, Hollywood Park, North Park, Irving Park and Logan Square.


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