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Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa (on a Tiny Budget)!

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Have you ever dreamt of having a luxurious, relaxing spa in your very own home? You don’t have to break the bank to transform your bathroom into a peaceful sanctuary! There are several affordable, DIY ways to give yourself the spa experience at home – no remodeling, big budgets or huge time commitments required! Photo […]

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Termite Trouble

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Living in a climate like Illinois, many people think that our homes are completely impervious to termites. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth! While it’s true the drywood and Formosan varieties of termites stick to warmer temperatures, subterranean termites are very active in our state during the spring and summer months. Photo by […]

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Sump Pump Maintenance

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4 Things To Do Now to Protect Your Basement from Spring Flooding Photo by ajcann.wordpress.com / CC If you live in Northern Illinois and have a basement, chances are that your home is equipped with a sump pump to protect your home from flood damage. Until you hear it working or realize it’s not, chances […]

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Choosing A Contractor

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How to hire a reputable contractor for your next home improvement project Photo by Juhan Sonin / CC Spring has finally arrived! Now that the temperatures are warmed up, you may be feeling inspired to tackle that home project you’ve been waiting on all winter. If you choose to hire a contractor for a project […]

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Drain-No

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Think quick… what poisons are lurking under your bathroom sink? If you’re like many homeowners, you may have a bottle of Drano, Liquid Plumbr or other chemical drainer cleaner stashed under there. However, these products should be examined a bit more carefully before just dumping them down our plumbing. Although most of these products claim […]

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Garbage Disposal Menaces

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We love appliances that do exactly what their name says. Because of its name, a garbage disposal must obviously dispose of whatever garbage you throw at it, right? Not so fast! Photo by Mike Mozart / CC BY Certain types of food scraps can clog, jam or burn out your garbage disposal. Avoid these 5 […]

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Leaks Can Run, but They Can’t Hide!

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Did you know that the average household’s leaks account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year? That’s the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry! What a waste of resources! In honor of Fix A Leak Week (March 16–22, 2015), Pearson would like to encourage you to take steps […]

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

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Frozen pipes can lead to serious problems in your home. Not only is replacing the damaged plumbing expensive, but if the event is particularly catastrophic, you can also incur restoration expenses. Water freezes and expands when it’s left sitting in pipes below a frozen ground. It’s this expansion that can cause major damage. Pipes that […]

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Don’t Flush That!

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“Don’t flush that!” If you’ve ever been the parent of a toddler or young child, that phrase has surely been uttered (or yelled) in your household at some point. Even if you’ve don’t have kids, some people think of “the can” as a magical trash can that permanently eliminates any type of material. Obviously, this […]

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Dirty HVAC Units Impact Air Quality

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Most homeowners rarely, if ever, think about their home’s indoor air quality. But it may be time to start. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside the average American household is up to five times more polluted than the air outside. Pollutants commonly found in the home consist of bioaerosols and particles […]

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