Tag Archive: Illinois

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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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 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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Oct 09

Simple Tips On How To Effectively Maintain Your Home

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After buying property, it is always prudent to make sure you can effectively maintain the property to get the best value out of it. Many people simply assume that the care of a home starts and ends at general cleaning and changing a few light bulbs. This is not true and every home owner should …

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Sep 26

Quick Tips To Prepare Your Home For The Winter

Quick Tips To Prepare Your Home For The Winter With fall underway, we will receive less sunlight, colder temperatures, and shorter days ahead, so it’s an opportune time to cross those fall & winter  maintenance items off your homeowner to-do list.

Practicing preventive care – both inside and outside your home – can save thousands …

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Sep 11

Tips On Cleaning That Flooded Basement

If your home has a basement, you may have to clean a flooded basement at least once. Shut down the electrical power, gas, and water to the basement before entering the area. Check for broken pipes or fittings after the water goes down. Call an experienced plumber who knows what do if you are not …

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