Menold Construction and Restoration News

On-Call for OSF

On-Call for OSF
The call came through early evening on Thursday, July 2, just days before Independence Day. Jeff Cole, Menold's Estimator, was on call that night and answered the phone. An exterior fire had broken out in the rear building envelope of the OSF HealthCare Cardiovascular Institute in Peoria, sending smoke quickly through all areas of the structure.Not...
Continue reading
  129 Hits
129 Hits

Menold Minigames.

IMG_9860
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...
Continue reading
  420 Hits
420 Hits

Our Meaning of Father's Day.

post-cover
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...
Continue reading
  297 Hits
297 Hits

Our Safety Standard.

Fresh-Market-5-19-17-075-2-copy
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...
Continue reading
  483 Hits
Tags:
483 Hits

5 Questions Almost All Water Damage Customers Ask Us.

Keith-Equipment2
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...
Continue reading
  351 Hits
351 Hits

Meet Molly - the Menold Mascot.

molly-cover
​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...
Continue reading
  537 Hits
537 Hits

Remodeling for...Pizza?

sign-standing-in-front
​It's not every day that we can describe our job as "delicious", but working on a remodel for Godfather's Pizza might have been the first. Godfather's in Pekin has been open since 1975 and it is definitely a town favorite. The owners, Mike and John, are some of the friendliest people you will ever meet, and the pizza is amazing as we...
Continue reading
  675 Hits
675 Hits

A Bathroom Remodel

1
The Cursillo-Tec Center in Peoria, Illinois was in need of an updated bathroom. The bathrooms were outdated and were starting to fail mechanically. We received a call to help them out and Patrick Coyle led the job. Our team got to work with the biggest challenge being the timeline - we had twelve working days...
Continue reading
  813 Hits
813 Hits

Our Fantastic Team.

IMG_695_20200122-224925_1
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...
Continue reading
  701 Hits
701 Hits

Menold Gives Back

b2ap3_large_IMG_181_20191219-151014_1
 ​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 Washingt...
Continue reading
  904 Hits
904 Hits

A Peek into the Past

b2ap3_large_younger-to_20191219-144108_1
 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...
Continue reading
  545 Hits
545 Hits

A Menold-filled Day

b2ap3_large__20191112-194247_1
 A week and a half ago, our team blocked off Thursday - the entire day - and spent it in one of the best ways we could think of: together. We all traveled to our main headquarters in Morton, and there we spent time growing together, learning together, and celebrating, together. All-Company Meeting We began the day with a company meeting w...
Continue reading
  530 Hits
530 Hits

Menold's Model A Ford

b2ap3_large_b2ap3_large_Tom-and-Sheryl-in-the-Model-_20200228-211941_1
This vintage vehicle was last seen driving in Morton's Pumpkin Festival Parade, about two weeks ago. Before that, you may have seen it parked out front of the Morton office building. A piece from the past, this delivery truck has quickly become an icon of Menold, and we love seeing it out and about in our community!  Tom and Sheryl drove our 1...
Continue reading
  626 Hits
626 Hits

WEEK Television Station

9
​Hey Central Illinois, when you watched the news recently, did you happen to notice the television station was going through a remodel? Probably not, right? Well for about the last year, our team has been working with WEEK to completely remodel their entire building. Now this was a fun, challenging project. The entire project was a series of 3 remo...
Continue reading
  290 Hits
290 Hits

Advanced Technology Services, Inc.

4
We are a part of a wonderful community with so many awesome businesses that we have the privilege of working with, and ATS in Peoria is no exception. Over the last four months, Menold had the honor of working on a large remodeling project for them, and we left with not only satisfied customers, but friends. We are thrilled with the final proje...
Continue reading
  475 Hits
475 Hits

Backyard Olympics 2019

Group-photo
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...
Continue reading
  503 Hits
503 Hits

Spring Flooding.

Extraction1
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.&...
Continue reading
  636 Hits
636 Hits

Grilling Season Has Arrived.

Beechams
Here at Menold's, we are hopeful spring is here to stay after this last weekend - or at least we are staying very optimistic! The Morton branch celebrated by kicking off grilling season with burgers and brats. For those of us that were working the phones at our desks, (we provide 24/7 phone service - you will never talk to a recording!), our Wareho...
Continue reading
  933 Hits
933 Hits

Central Illinois Winter Weather Cramps Homeowners’ Style

Central-Illinois-Winter-Weather-Cramps-Homeowners-Style
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 WeatherChampaign-Urbana-Mahomet Area Weather With temperatures like these, homeowners in these areas should take the necessary steps to prepare. Many different forms of propert...
Continue reading
  1029 Hits
1029 Hits

Falling for Menold: Spreading the Love Year-Round

CustomersLoveMenoldBanner
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...
Continue reading
  1381 Hits
1381 Hits