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7 Smart Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Summer is upon us, and the season of living outside has begun. Whether you’re planning laid-back barbeques, family gatherings, or some competitive games of backyard croquet, the summer season is a time to gather, make memories, and slow the pace of life. Keep everyone who visits your summer sanctuary safe and happy by ticking off […]

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Water Damage due to Air Conditioner: What to Do When It Happens to You

You’re ready for another warm summer. As the temperature outside climbs, you turn the thermostat inside down. The AC circulates cool air through the house keeping everyone comfortable. Suddenly, you realize the walls are wet. Why is the air conditioner leaking water? How do you fix the damage and keep it from happening again? Leaky […]

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Did Your Water Pipe Burst in the Summer? 7 Surprising Causes

Can pipes burst in warm weather? Yes, and it happens more often than you might think. This plumbing disaster isn’t restricted to our cold Chicago winters. Homeowners are usually caught off guard by burst pipes in the summer. You expect plumbing problems when the temperatures plummet. You don’t expect ruptured pipes to flood the house […]

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Water and Electricity Safety Around the Pool: 8 Summertime Rules

Summer is sizzling again here in Chicagoland, so backyard pools are currently the coolest spots in the city. You splash, laugh and relax while you beat the heat. Everyone takes precautions too with sunscreen and bug spray, and you play it safe with life jackets and swim rings. Does safety around your swimming pool also […]

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