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Pet Safety During Construction

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At Menold, we know how much joy and love pets can bring! So many of us on the team have beloved pets of our own, who are basically family. For this reason, we see the safety of your pets during a construction or restoration project as extremely important, along with the safety of our employees and each member of your family. We put together so...
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Advantages of Professional Disinfection.

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We are living in some of the most interesting of times, aren't we? This year has brought many changes and challenges to our world and community, and we have definitely felt it as a company. Emergencies don't stop because of a virus, so we have stayed busy responding to fires, flooding, mold and everything in between. As one could expect, we've also...
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Best Interest for Insurance.

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When facing any crisis with your home or business, the thought always comes to mind: "will my insurance cover this?" Sometimes a call is placed into the insurance company before a customer calls us, or if they know this is covered, they contact us to respond with emergency service right away – it's a toss-up. Either way, we are here to provide quic...
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Be in the Know About Sewage Backup.

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Sewage backup is not a very fun topic and is generally avoided because let's be honest...we never want it to happen to us. If we never talk about it, we will never have to deal with it...right?! As homeowners, the idea of dealing with water damage, especially from your sewer, can seem like a nightmare. At Menold, we make it our aim to help keep our...
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Menold Minigames.

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Menold is constantly looking for ways to improve every aspect of our company. We do this through many different paths – employee recognition programs, training and monthly meetings, team and family bonding activities, and many others, but we also play "The Great Game of Business" (GGOB), which has a huge impact on our culture here at Menold. GGOB i...
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Our Meaning of Father's Day.

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Here at Menold we have many men and women who make up our team, who all work hard together to help our community, show love to those hurting, and respond to emergency calls every day.  We need each one, and are so thankful that we have been gifted with some amazing talents and personalities! We realize that each of their roles a...
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Our Safety Standard.

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We can be the best in the business in water restoration, carpentry, etc., but without our safety practices, we would be an accident waiting to happen!  We believe safety is one of the key elements that separates the good from the best. At Menold we believe this is reflected in the way we continue to provide education to our team...
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5 Questions Almost All Water Damage Customers Ask Us.

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Hiring a professional company can make you nervous, especially in an emergency situation – we get it. We've seen a lot in 43 years, and worked with lots of different individuals, families, and their homes in our community. While water damage happens more than we like, we often receive many questions from our customers, and we would love to help wit...
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Meet Molly - the Menold Mascot.

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​We have the newest member of our team to introduce to you: none other than Molly the bear. For years now we have connected teddy bears to Menold in our water restoration campaign, but now, the bear has a name. You will see her often - in our social media posts, around town, and in our offices. Who know, she may even go out on some jobs with the te...
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Our Fantastic Team.

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Every company, franchise, hospital, restaurant, etc. can only be as great as the team that is working to make it possible. Our team is no exception! We are so thankful to look back over the years at how our crew has grown and every member that works with us today. If you know any of them personally, you know what we are talking about...
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Menold Gives Back

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 ​A couple weeks ago our Morton Superintendents were reminiscing on the "good ole days", when they would all work on the same job and have a blast together. The conversation quickly grew into an idea, and soon an opportunity presented itself: #GivingTuesday. Why not have fun and give back at the same time? ​Word came to us of a home in Washing...
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A Peek into the Past

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 Today we are stepping back in time with Tom Menold. Menold Construction & Restoration has grown so much, and it's amazing to look back to the first days of the business! Tom graduated from Morton High School in 1966 and immediately started a bricklayer apprenticeship with Otto Baum & Sons. The Vietnam War was underway, and Tom was dra...
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Backyard Olympics 2019

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Back in 2008, Tom Menold developed a tradition - the annual Summer Olympics for all employees of Menolds. Each year the event begins with an all-company meeting filled with guest speakers, industry outlooks, company updates, and goals that are set. Once this is accomplished, the real fun begins. Team members break out into teams that...
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Spring Flooding.

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Last week, Central Illinois region received around 3 inches of rainfall, more in some areas...and this week we are due for more. Thankfully we had some nice, rain-free days over the weekend, but there is another round of rain coming. With the rainfall, the ground becomes over-saturated. And with over-saturated ground, comes flooded basements.&...
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The American Red Cross "Evening of Stars".

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The American Red Cross Evening of Stars Event took place last Thursday, April 18th, at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bloomington- Normal, and it was a wonderful evening for all of us! This was the 26th annual Evening of the Stars, and we at Menold's are passionate for the cause. This event is the American Red Cross's largest local f...
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Central Illinois Winter Weather Cramps Homeowners’ Style

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Welcome to Central Illinois in January. Why did we decide to live here again? For the next week, here's what we can expect: Peoria-Morton Area Weather Bloomington-Normal Area Weather Champaign-Urbana-Mahomet Area Weather With temperatures like these, homeowners in these areas should take the necessary steps to prepare. Many different forms of prope...
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Falling for Menold: Spreading the Love Year-Round

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Ah, Valentine's Day. Chocolate is in our mouths and love is in the air, but there's nothing we love more than using our skills to help our customers. It brings us great joy knowing that we take tragic situations in their lives and make them better. It looks like the feeling is mutual; Cupid didn't have to shoot these guys! Here are a few customer r...
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Upcoming November Continuing Education Classes

Upcoming November Continuing Education Classes
Menold is excited to announce our upcoming classes for the month of November. Menold's Continuing Education classes can be attended by property & facility managers, insurance agents, producers, adjusters, brokers, and the general public. Steve Driscoll, CR, Vice President of Menold Construction and Restoration, is certified by the State of Illi...
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Upcoming September 2016 Continuing Education Classes

Upcoming September 2016 Continuing Education Classes
Menold is excited to announce our upcoming classes for the month of September. Menold's Vice President, Steve Driscoll, CR is certified by the State of Illinois as a continuing education provider. Menold's Continuing Education classes can be attended by brokers, property & facility managers, adjusters, insurance agents, producers, and the gener...
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Eliminate Pathogens With NEXT Pathogen Control®

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Case Study Overview To prove the evidence of the photocatalytic properties of NEXT Pathogen Control®, Menold worked with an infectious disease specialist in Peoria, Illinois to conduct a scientific study. To test the effectiveness, Menold applied common pathogens (MRSA, Pseudomonas; the most common causes of nosocomial ICU infections) to slides ove...
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