Home Residential Services

Water Damage Restoration

Water damage can feel pretty overwhelming, and many homeowners aren’t sure where to start. You don’t have to face the challenge alone in Chicago. GCPRO Restoration makes the entire restoration process simple. We deal directly with you and your insurance carrier so that you are returned to your property efficiently and effectively. All the details will be taken care of so you can return to your life.

We understand how stressful flooding in homes can be and the consequences of damage that might happen within a short time. For this reason, our 24/7 Emergency Services are here to service the residents of Chicago at any time. Anytime, feel free to call for immediate assistance with your water damage.

Trust GCPRO Restoration to deal with your water damage restoration needs promptly and professionally to give you and your family peace of mind.

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Why Choose GCPRO Restoration?

GCPRO Restoration is a certified firm by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), and all our technicians receive advanced training to ensure your water damaged home is restored in a safe, healthy, and efficient way. Since 2009, we have aided homeowners, businesses, and insurance companies throughout the Chicago Metro area in need of water damage restoration services, ensuring a smooth and easy recovery process.
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At GCPRO, we believe that you shouldn’t have to call more than one company to get your home restored. As a licensed general contractor for all your home and business reconstruction needs – we do it all, by making this process even simpler, cutting out the middleman and taking care of everything to get you back in your home as soon as possible. Call us!

Have you walked into a flooded basement? Ice dam on your roof?

GCPRO Restoration’s team is experienced in handling all sizes and types of water damage in Chicago Area:

  • Frozen/Burst Pipes
  • Roof Leaks and Ice Dams
  • Sewage Backups
  • Sump Pump Failures
  • Appliance Breaks
  • Hot Water Heater or Water Softener Disasters
  • Toilet/Bathtub Overflows
  • Flooding


Our Winning Features

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24/7 Emergency Response,
Day or Night

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Full-Service General
Contracting Services

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Certified, Licensed,
& Insured Professionals

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Highly Rated
& Recommended

You Have 24 Hours to Stop Water Damage!

When water remains stagnant or isn’t thoroughly dried, it poses significant risks to your property’s structure. If water sits for more than 24-48 hours, it can weaken building materials and compromise structural integrity. Furthermore, standing water creates a conducive environment for mold growth, which not only causes additional damage but also presents health hazards, especially in the form of respiratory issues and allergies, if not addressed within this critical time frame.

It’s important to initiate a damage assessment and restoration process

It is crucial to address water damage promptly and effectively to safeguard your home’s health and hygiene. Water that remains stagnant for over 24-48 hours becomes a breeding ground for harmful bacteria and pathogens, making it unsafe and unsanitary. To prevent these serious risks, it’s important to initiate a damage assessment and restoration process immediately after experiencing water-related issues, ideally within the first 24 hours. Don’t delay; contact us immediately for a swift and professional response to your water damage concerns.

The Time is Running Out!



Water Damage Categories

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Category 1

The least severe form, involving clean water from sources like burst pipes or appliance malfunctions. Prompt treatment is necessary to prevent damage to property.

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Category 2

Contains moderate contaminants, such as dish soap or laundry detergent, from sources like dishwasher overflows or drain backups. Professional intervention is required to prevent health risks.

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Category 3

The most severe form, involving contaminated water from sources like sewage or floodwaters. Contains harmful pathogens and toxins, requiring immediate professional attention.


Before And After

Damage Assessment and Mitigation Process

When we arrive, our technicians will evaluate the property and complete a full assessment of the damage. This includes:

  • Identifying the path of the water and all impacted areas
  • Determining how much damage has occurred
  • Locating any areas of secondary damage

After the assessment is complete, we will coordinate with your maintenance team to develop a comprehensive drying plan.

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Water Extraction

Using powerful, commercial-grade equipment, we will extract any standing water from the affected area. We will extract as much standing water as possible, as this promotes faster drying.

Drying Process

Drying Process

After extracting standing water, we place drying equipment according to IICRC standards. We optimize equipment use for fast drying, often using HEPA air scrubbers to capture particles.

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Moisture Readings

Our team conducts daily moisture readings and equipment monitoring. We document the entire drying process, including moisture readings and photos, for your insurance claim.



For extensive damage requiring repairs or rebuilding, GCPRO Restoration, as a general contractor, can handle all aspects of reconstruction, eliminating the need for multiple contractors.

Serving a Wide Range of Communities

Restoration Service Areas

At GCPRO Restoration, we proudly extend our expert restoration services across a wide range of communities, including Chicago. Our team is ready to handle challenges from water damage to mold remediation, ensuring safety and peace of mind. Below is a list of areas where we offer our services. Whether you’re in the bustling city of Chicago or a quiet suburb, we’re committed to providing top-notch service.

  • Glenview
  • Grayslake
  • Harvey
  • Hazel Crest
  • Hickory Hills
  • Highland Park
  • Hillside
  • Hinsdale
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Homewood
  • Huntley
  • Itasca
  • Joliet
  • Justice
  • Kenilworth
  • La Grange
  • Lake Bluff
  • Lake Forest
  • Lake in the Hills
  • Lake Villa
  • Lake Zurich
  • Lansing
  • Lemont
  • Libertyville
  • Lincolnshire
  • Lincolnwood
  • Lisle
  • Lockport
  • Lombard
  • Long Grove
  • Lyons
  • Matteson
  • Maywood
  • McHenry
  • MelrosePark
  • Midlothian
  • Minooka
  • Mokena
  • Montgomery
  • Morton Grove
  • Mount Prospect
  • Mundelein
  • Naperville
  • New Lenox
  • Niles
  • North Aurora
  • North Chicago
  • Northbrook
  • Oak Brook
  • Oak Forest
  • Oak Lawn
  • Oak Park
  • Orland Park
  • Oswego
  • Palatine
  • Palos Heights
  • Palos Hills
  • Park Forest
  • Park Ridge
  • Plainfield
  • Prospect Heights
  • Richton Park
  • River Forest
  • River Grove
  • Riverdale
  • Riverside
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Romeoville
  • Roselle
  • Round Lake Beach
  • Round Lake
  • Schaumburg
  • Schiller Park
  • Skokie
  • South Elgin
  • South Holland
  • St. Charles
  • Streamwood
  • Sugar Grove
  • Summit
  • Tinley Park
  • Vernon Hills
  • Villa Park
  • Warrenville
  • Wauconda
  • Waukegan
  • West Chicago
  • Westchester
  • Western Springs
  • Westmont
  • Wheaton
  • Wheeling
  • Wilmette
  • Winfield
  • Winnetka
  • Wood Dale
  • Woodridge
  • Woodstock
  • Worth
  • Yorkville
  • Zion

Industry Partnerships

GCPRO Proudly Associated with Industry Leaders

GCPRO Restoration is honored to be a member of esteemed organizations in the restoration industry. We take pride in our affiliations, which include:

These memberships reflect our dedication to maintaining the highest standards in our services and staying at the forefront of restoration technology and practices.

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Related Services

We are committed to offering a wide range of comprehensive related services to meet your specific restoration and cleaning requirements efficiently


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Frequently asked questions

About Water Damage Restoration in Chicago

Common causes include heavy rainfall, flooding, burst pipes, leaks from appliances, and issues with roofing or foundation.

Immediate response is crucial to minimize damage. Ideally, you should contact a water damage restoration service within 24-48 hours.

Yes, untreated water damage can lead to mold growth, structural issues, and can exacerbate existing problems like rot.

It depends on your policy and the cause of the damage. Generally, sudden and accidental damage is covered, but gradual damage or flooding often is not.

The timeline varies depending on the extent of damage, but typically it can take anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

It depends on the severity of the damage. For minor repairs, you might be able to stay, but extensive damage may require temporary relocation.

Professionals use specialized equipment like moisture detectors, hygrometers, and thermal imaging cameras to detect hidden water damage.

The process typically includes water removal, drying and dehumidifying, cleaning, sanitizing, and repairing or replacing damaged materials.

Mold can be a significant issue after water damage. Professional remediation involves mold testing, removal, and treatment to prevent future growth.

DIY repairs are not recommended for significant water damage due to the risk of incomplete drying, structural issues, and potential mold growth. It’s best to consult professionals.

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