Cleaning Up After the Holidays

Cleaning up after the holidays is usually not the most welcomed task, but one that needs to be done. We’ve come up with some ways to make cleaning up after the holidays easier, more organized and lessen the clutter around your home. In some eastern cultures, it’s natural practice to clean and declutter your home in preparation for the new year. Continue reading Cleaning Up After the Holidays

Fireplaces – Stay Warm and Safe

Having a fireplace in your home is still one of the most coveted must haves when purchasing a home. Fireplaces are a great way to help keep your home warm and toasty and help keep your heating bill low.  Remember that by possessing this benefit, it also brings on a lot of responsibility.  Follow these tips below to use your fireplace and stay safe and warm. Continue reading Fireplaces – Stay Warm and Safe

Dealing With Frozen Pipes

Dealing with frozen pipes is concern for many of us during the harsh winter season, but frozen pipes can lead to pipe bursts which is a much more severe issue to deal with in your home. Continue reading Dealing With Frozen Pipes

Winter Home Preparedness

Living in Chicago, we know that that winter snow and cold can hit anytime and in different forms of severity.  Last year we experienced large snow fall amounts followed by several days of bitter cold. Below are some simple steps you can take to ensure winter home preparedness. We’ve discussed many of these tips before, but they are so helpful that it doesn’t hurt to mention them again. Continue reading Winter Home Preparedness