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American Fire & Water Restoration

A full-service fire and water damage restoration company is at the ready 24/7 to handle your
water, fire, or smoke emergency .

If you are experiencing:

… don’t delay another minute. Call the professionals at American Fire & Water Restoration right away. We have the training and expertise to restore your property to its pre-damage condition safely, effectively, and efficiently. We understand how stressful these types of disaster situations can be. Our goal at all times is to minimize your stress and give you peace of mind at knowing your property is being properly and expertly restored.

American Fire & Water Restoration disaster cleanup and restoration services are available in Lake, McHenry, and north Cook Counties in Illinois, and southern Kenosha County in Wisconsin. We are available 24/7/365 to take your emergency call, and our technicians arrive onsite promptly in marked company trucks, ready to handle any type of damage your property may have sustained.

American Fire & Water Restoration Services

Residential Water Damage Restoration

Water damage can occur anywhere in a home for a variety of causes – burst frozen pipes, ice buildup at the roof line, sump pump breakdown, sewer line backup, faulty appliances, overflowing storm drains, etc. We remove standing water, dry, and sanitize the entire affected area, then restore salvageable contents and renovate areas of the property that sustained damage.

Commercial Water Damage Restoration

Water damage to your commercial property can be caused by flooding, plumbing leaks, storm damage, a faulty HVAC system, sewer line backup, etc. If not promptly and properly extracted and the area dried and cleaned, water can destroy the structure as well as building contents and inventory. Water damage can also threaten employee and customer health and negatively affect operations. We perform complete commercial water damage removal and cleanup so your business can get back on track as soon as possible.

Flood Damage Restoration

Flooding can occur in your home from excessive rains, overflowing appliances, burst pipes, sewer line backups, and more, and leave devastating damage in its wake. We put our proven cleanup and restoration processes to work to quickly and efficiently handle water extraction, drying, and sanitizing, as well as restoring and repairing property that was damaged in the flood.

Basement Water Removal

If not promptly and properly handled, even a minor amount of water in your basement can lead to serious structural damage to your home and also a health hazard for your family if mold is allowed to grow. We remove all standing water, then dry the basement completely and clean and treat it to avoid a mold infestation. If structural elements need repair or renovation, we take care of that work as well.

Sewage Backup Cleanup

Sewer line backups are a serious matter and should only be handled by a trained, properly equipped professional. Unsanitary and biohazardous conditions that result from a sewer line blockage create a dangerous environment that require specialized cleaning and treatment. We are trained to handle this type of mess and do what is necessary to keep you and your family safe.

Burst Pipes

Freezing conditions can cause the water in pipes to freeze and eventually burst, which then floods the entire area where the break occurred. Our water damage restoration process is thorough and includes locating the blockage where water has frozen, repairing the pipe that has burst, and cleaning up the water damage that occurred as a result.

Fire Damage Restoration

Fire damage to your residential property can be devastating and overwhelming. Fire, smoke, and water combine to damage or destroy your home and your personal belongings. We step in to do the fire damage cleanup work for you, and salvage whatever personal belongings we can. We also provide reconstruction services to rebuild or renovate the damaged parts of your home.

Smoke Damage Control and Odor Removal

Ashes and smoke odor and residue linger long after a fire has been put out. We safely remove and clean all remnants of smoke and odor that has permeated your personal belongings and furnishings as well as the structural components of your home.

Contents Restoration

Items that are damaged in a flood, or by fire, smoke, or mold can often be cleaned and restored to pre-damage condition. Our contents restoration process helps both property owners, who are happy to see their personal belongings completely restored, and insurance companies, who save money by not having to pay a full replacement value.


As part of our disaster response service, we offer property damage consulting to provide homeowners with an accurate assessment of the amount of damage their home sustained as a result of a disaster such as fire or flood. We support homeowners in filing insurance claims for the damage sustained and also throughout their restoration/reconstruction process.

Because disaster usually strikes without warning, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. Most people simply don’t know where or how to begin the difficult task of cleaning up and getting their lives back to normal. At American Fire & Water, we understand just how stressful this type of disaster can be, so we keep your needs at the forefront at all times.

Why Choose American Fire & Water Restoration?

We handle every emergency with respect and care, and give customers the personalized attention they deserve. Below are just a few of the reasons why
you should choose American Fire & Water Restoration:

  • IICRC-trained and certified technicians

  • Insurance claims estimating and processing with Xactimate®

  • State of the art equipment

  • Property restoration guarantee

  • One-year warranty on services

  • Licensed, bonded, and insured

  • 24/7/365 availability

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