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Home Safety

Guard Your Home Against Moisture

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As snow begins to melt, it can quickly reveal areas in your home that allow moisture to seep in or form. Unchecked, these dampened areas can become a breeding ground for mold. As you know, mold can cause strong odors, surface decay and, at worst, physical health problems.

Don’t Let the Chicago Winter Get the Best Of Your Home

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The trees are bare, frost has taken hold of your lawn and your neighbor has begun referencing “Bears weather” like it’s some type of magical force. We all know the drill by now: pull the sweaters out of storage, buy a new ice scraper for the car and…

15 Home Security Tips

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Whether you live in a big city neighborhood or a small suburban subdivision, it is smart to take measures to secure your home against theft and burglaries. Check out this list of things to do for a safer, more secure Chicago home or condo. 1. Always lock and deadbolt your…

Use These 7 Safety Tips to Protect Your Family at Home

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Here are seven simple-to-implement safety suggestions that will help protect your family at home. These tips will help you prepare for the unexpected and provide peace of mind that your loved ones are safe when in your Chicago house, townhome or condo. Make sure your exterior house numbers…

Secure Your Chicago Home While You're Away

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The holiday frenzy is set to crescendo in the coming weeks, with many people traveling out of town to celebrate the holidays and New Year with family and friends. It’s important to remember amidst the chaos of making travel plans and packing to take the necessary precautions to…

Asbestos Prevention & Green Alternatives

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The third most populous city in the United States, Chicago is renowned for its rich and diverse culture, entertainment, commerce, sports and political center. The state of Illinois provides a great environment for active lifestyles and is regarded as one of the top states to call home. Purchasing…

Living a Happy, Healthy Life in Your Home

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It’s important to have a home where you feel safe and protected. But sometimes a true sense of security goes past bolted gates and locked windows… Many homeowners are concerned about the interior environment of their house or condo and how it affects the welfare of their family.