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How Do I Know if I Need Mold Remediation?

How can you tell if you have mold? And how do you know if you can get rid of mold yourself versus hiring a professional? When dealing with mold, it’s important to understand when and where it can pop up and your role once it is present in your home. What is Mold? Mold isn’t […]

How to Repair a Water Damaged Cabinet

With water damage in your kitchen and bathroom, it’s not just enough to fix the leaking, but you also need to fix the water-damaged cabinets — including unattractive staining, warping and weakened structure. These issues are common and, if the damage is mostly cosmetic and minimal structural issues, you can try to fix them without […]

Renters’ Rights to Water Damage in Chicago, IL

Renting a home or apartment offers benefits like not having to keep up with expensive renovations or making costly repairs, but there can be fuzzy lines between who is responsible for water damage in a rental unit — the renter or the landlord? It depends on factors like your lease agreement, insurance, and state laws. […]

How to Fix Water Damage Under the Kitchen Sink

Having water damage under your kitchen sink is a common problem for homeowners, but fixing the damage is easier than you think. Slight damage can be fixed at home quickly on a weekend afternoon. With the right tools — that you can commonly find in your house — you can fix water damaged kitchen cabinets […]

How to Prevent Water Damage to the Exterior of Your Home

Damage caused by water is one of the most costly expenses a homeowner can encounter. If you want to save yourself — and your house — from incurring a hefty expense due to a water disaster, double down on safety precautions to ensure your home stays safe and dry. Securing Your Home from Water Outside […]

A Guide to Chicago in the Winter

Whip out your pom-pom hats and bundle yourself in layers of thermals, scarves, and jackets — winter is here! Whether you’re a self-proclaimed winter fanatic or have a little bit of difficulty stepping foot outside in any temperature below 70°F, there’s no shortage of adventures and activities in Chicago during the season that both winter […]

How To Keep Pipes From Freezing in a Vacant House

During the chillier winter weather, many homeowners and landlords dread the effects that come with colder climates. A frozen water line not only means an inability to access water, but also a colossal mess that can initiate the formation of mold and mildew, flooding and architectural damage. While the fear of frozen pipes is troublesome […]

How To Clean out Your Air Ducts: Just in Time to Turn on the Heat

Are you planning on escaping Chicago’s cold winter weather by cranking up your heat? When is the last time your air ducts were cleaned out? During autumn’s refreshing days, you may have been content without any additional heating or cooling. However, with cooler winter days steadily approaching, you’ll want to prepare your home for fresh, clean, dust-free […]

Fire Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween is a time for many fun experiences and delights, but it’s not for going to the emergency room or dealing with a fire. That’s why people across Chicago and the rest of the country need to focus on fire prevention to make the season happier, healthier and safer. Below are some of our favorite […]

What to do In Ukrainian Village Chicago

Have you heard of Chicagoland’s Ukrainian Village? It’s a neighborhood that feels more like a European community. From a historical perspective, it’s a location where Ukrainian immigrants settled after coming to the United States to pursue the American Dream. Today, it’s an area that houses plenty of opportunities, events, shopping opportunities and dining pleasures. If […]