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How to Prepare your Home for the Rainy Season: 6 Quick Tips

Are you wondering how to prepare your home for heavy rain? If so, you’re not alone. Lots of people live in climates where the Spring season (starting in about March) brings heavy storms that can last for weeks or months at a time. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to learn how to prepare […]

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How to Prepare for a Snow Storm: 10 Steps for Weathering the Worst

We all remember the Super Bowl blizzard of 2015. As bad as it was, it only ranked fifth in our modern history of record-setting snow storms. The winter blast dumped more than 19 inches of the white stuff across Chicago and knocked out power to more than 15,000 homes and businesses. Are you ready for the […]

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Storm Damage Cleanup Checklist: 10 Sure Steps to Recovery

As you follow the massive hurricane cleanup efforts in Texas and Florida, you look around your Chicago home. We all remember the severe storms this past summer that caused so much damage. Residential and commercial properties were affected all across our city especially in the northern suburbs. Facing the aftermath of destructive weather can seem overwhelming. It’s […]

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How to Board up a Window Right Now in 7 Quick Steps

A broken window is an invitation to trouble. It can’t keep out the weather, and it’s an easy target for vandals. Whether you manage residential or commercial property, or are a homeowner, this kind of damage can quickly cost more than the price of repair. You take care of so many things with your DIY […]

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