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What To Do About Mold In Carpeting

Carpeting is the number one floor covering in most homes because it’s inexpensive, low maintenance, and provides comfort underfoot. Unfortunately, carpet can also harbor unwanted particles like dust and other allergens, including mold. This is a major problem for the greater Chicago area because of the high humidity in the[...] Read more
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Indoor Air Pollution And What To Do About It

Most people spend more time indoors than outdoors, especially during the winter months. Chicago winters are long and harsh, so natives to the area may spend even more time indoors than those in other parts of the country.  With so much time spent inside, it’s important to consider the quality[...] Read more
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Are Your Heating and Cooling Costs Too High?

A Professional Assessor Can Help Lower Your Utility Bill Homeownership comes with a lot of expenses–homeowners’ association fees, maintenance, taxes, and utility bills, just to name a few. Utility bills are often the highest monthly cost, with heating and cooling accounting for 50% of your home’s energy consumption. Of course,[...] Read more
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How to Keep Your Backyard Safe for Summer

When summertime comes in the Chicago area, families gravitate to the backyard for fun – firing up the grill, playing in sprinklers or pools, gardening, and relaxing. If the backyard and its components haven’t been tended during the bitterly cold Northern Illinois winter, it may need a bit of attention[...] Read more
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How Duct Cleaning Can Improve HVAC Efficiency

Homeowners are always looking for ways to lower the cost of monthly bills. Energy bills are typically the most expensive bill, with heating and cooling being a significant portion of that cost. So if you’re trying to lower expenses, it’s worth improving the efficiency of your HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and[...] Read more