Menold Construction and Restoration News

Meat for Memorial Day

Many meat processing plants are closed all over our nation, and that leaves livestock farmers in a very hard place. They have been on our hearts recently as we have heard of several farmers in our community in a bad spot, and so we reached out to help.​Just in time for Memorial Day cookouts, Menold purchased a lot of meat from local farms...
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An Interesting Impact

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​Did you know that clean bathrooms can actually DRIVE UP BUSINESS SALES? Menold has completed thousands of projects throughout the years, from restoring endless flooded basements to beautiful high-end commercial remodels. Along the way, we have found a certain satisfaction that comes from a crisp and clean bathroom remodel....
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A 1894 Restoration.

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The El Paso fire department received a late-night call last November from Giovanni's Pizzeria & Brothers Sports Bar. A kitchen fire broke out after everyone had left for the night, and smoke traveled through the walls to the buildings beyond. Next door, Burster Inn Banquet Center suffered damage as smoke traveled through all 3 levels - the...
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New Marketing Space at ATS.

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Some of you may remember the following photo, taken last year in the Summer! We were able to work alongside these fantastic people at ATS to remodel and update their employee area, and provide their employees with an amazing place to work. Guess what? We went back!  Last year we worked with them for a period of about four months, and this time...
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Supporting our Veterans

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 With this past Monday being Veteran's Day, our United States Veterans have been on our hearts more often as of late. We can not quite put into words how thankful we are for each and every Veteran who risked their lives so that we may have the freedom we do, today.On October 19th, Dozer Stadium in Peoria hosted Goodwill of Central IL for their...
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A Home of Heritage in Peoria.

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For Nancy, this gorgeous New England Colonial style house has been "home" her entire life.  In fact, her parents had it built in 1915, and her family moved in - her parents and a sister. Nancy was born soon after. The piece of land was rumored to have been owned by Laura Bradley, and the place where this house was buil...
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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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Trade Partner Cookout

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Simply to say thanks for all they do.  Last week we hosted our Trade Partner Cookout in Mahomet, Illinois for the first time. In the past, we hosted these events in Peoria, about every two years. We had many subcontractors attend from all different backgrounds and specialties - framing, painting, flooring, mechanics, etc. Many o...
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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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Grilling Season Has Arrived.

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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...
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Home Safety Tips for the Holidays

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Many things can go awry in your home, especially during the winter months. Here are a few things to consider before heading to grandma's house or hosting a holiday party this year: 1. Prevent Freezing Pipes The last thing you want to come home to is a flooded mess. Prevent water damage by making sure that all of your pipes are insulated and keeping...
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Thankful For Our Clients

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We don't need Thanksgiving to remind us of how grateful we are to serve wonderful customers like you. That's how we feel every day! We want to take the time to thank you for entrusting us with your residential and commercial construction, restoration, and remodeling needs. It's truly our pleasure to give back to the communities we love by providing...
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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home

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Being cooped up all winter can put a damper on your motivation, especially when it comes to cleaning. Now that spring has sprung, it's time to refresh! Having a clean home does more than just make you happy. It can lower stress levels, reduce allergies and asthma, lessen the spread of germs, and keep pests away. So, what are you waiting for? Bust o...
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Menold Makes It Better with Restoration Affiliates

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Menold Construction and Restoration is a proud member of Restoration Affiliates. This network enables Menold to exceed expectations through collaboration with other high-quality restoration service providers. Our relationship with Restoration Affiliates also enables us to stay up to date with current industry trends in order to best serve our Centr...
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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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National Weather Person Day 2018: They Predict, We Prepare

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February 5th is National Weather Person Day, commemorating the birth of one of the first known weather watchers, John Jeffries. This national day is dedicated to all those who work in the fields of meteorology, weather forecasting, and broadcast meteorology as well as volunteer storm spotters and observers.We want to take this opportunity to recogn...
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5 Tips to Prevent Water Damage from Frozen Pipes

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Winter has officially arrived, bringing a variety of concerns for homeowners, including water damage from frozen pipes. Water damage resulting from burst pipes is one of the biggest risks of property damage during the winter months. The chance of your pipes freezing in your home skyrockets as temperatures drop. Water expands as it freezes, putting ...
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Sweet Corn Blues Festival Selfie Contest with the Menold Bear

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Have Weekend Plans?    Ready to enter? Click here now! In case you're looking for something to do this weekend, we've got the perfect solution: The Uptown Normal Sweet Corn Festival! Sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await along with 50,000 ears of corn that will fill the roundabout and surrounding Uptown space. Y...
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Summer Storms and Residential Storm Damage Restoration in the Midwest

Summer Storms and Residential Storm Damage Restoration in the Midwest
If you live in Illinois, you know this summer we've experienced severe storms, one right after another. Severe storms may become dangerous, especially the ones we experience, and it is crucial to know the different types of storm damage and how they can impact the places we call home. If your home is left untreated, damage from pounding rain, hail,...
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The Effects of Mold in Your House and On Your Pet

The Effects of Mold in Your House and On Your Pet
Menold Offers Tips to Keep Pets Safe When Mold is Found in Your HomeKeeping your home safe from the elements is a necessity; especially when you have little ones or pets roaming around your humble abode. Moisture is a common enemy to homeowners and is one of the sneakiest predators. It has the potential to cause sickness to you, your family, and ev...
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