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Feb 05

Tips for Renting Construction Equipment

If you are like most business owners in the Chicago area, you’re probably discovering that renting construction equipment is much simpler and cheaper than purchasing it.  This is because you don’t have to worry about many of the things that go along with construction equipment ownership.  For instance, you won’t have the responsibility of maintaining …

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Jan 15

Color Combinations to Consider when Painting Your Home

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One of the more common steps that homeowners will take when preparing to list their home for sale involves repainting the walls. Walls can easily give the home a worn, drab look when they have visible signs of dirty, smudgy fingerprints and other unsightly blemishes.

While repainting the walls can have a whitewashing effect that …

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Jan 04

DIY Decorating: How to Use Paint to Spice Up Your Home and Furniture

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The idea of using spray paint to make some quick fix-ups to your home might seem uncouth, but it can be a great way to make some easy, economical upgrades that will shift the overall look of your living space. Instead of assuming that spray paint is just for graffiti, here are some simple ways …

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Dec 14

Safety: 5 Ways to Prepare for a House Fire and What to Do if One Breaks Out

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House fires can break out for a wide range of reasons, and these include everything from grease fires while cooking in the kitchen to lightning striking the home. They can cause a significant amount of property damage as well as personal injury or even loss of life, so preventing them and knowing how …

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Dec 07

5 Tips for Reducing the Amount of ‘Stuff’ You Need

Are you in the process of buying a new home? Then now is the perfect time to finally go through all the clutter and make some tough decisions about what needs to move with you and what needs to go away. There is no point in waiting until after a move to go through the …

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Nov 30

How to Create a Proper Budget for Any Renovation, Large or Small

Whether you’re readying to put your home on the market or you haven’t updated your space in a while and want to modernize, approaching renovations can be a struggle. With so many things to fix up, both large and small, it can seem overwhelming to prioritize, set the money aside and get to work. If …

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Nov 21

Simple DIY Remodeling Tips That Can Quickly Add Value To Your Home This Winter

Homeowners who are thinking about listing their home for sale in the coming weeks or months may be focused on improving their home to help it sell more quickly, but there also may be a focus on adding value to the home in the process. While each home is unique, there are a few …

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Nov 15

Renting vs. Owning Construction Equipment

Renting vs Owning Construction Equipment

Building, maintaining and enhancing an inventory of work related equipment is costly, risky and often times frustrating. Few can tell you this better than those owning and operating construction companies. The quality and diversity of your inventory determines not only the type of work you can do but also the …

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Nov 07

How To Landscape Your Home In The Fall

For homeowners who keep a garden, with the change of seasons comes a task list. There are basic tasks for gardeners — for example, raking the leaves, sharpening your tools. And, there are advanced tasks, too, which includes identifying and removing plants and trees which may be dead, and covering compost to prevent rain storms …

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Oct 27

3 Autumn-inspired Decor Ideas That Will Spice Up Your Home

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With the season of jack-o’-lantern’s and crunchy leaves under foot, there can’t help but be plenty of ways to integrate the loveliness of autumn into your home decorations. Whether you’re looking for a simple touch or a statement that will completely define a room, here are a few ideas for highlighting the best the fall …

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