Category Archives: Tips

Keep Your Pets Safe in the Cold Weather

It’s really cold out there today and combine that with the windchill factor, it’s even colder.  Area schools know that and therefore closed school for the day.

Most pets need to do their business outdoors, but don’t be fooled that their fur coats are keeping them warm.  Some important tips to remember when taking your pet outside in these temps are: Continue reading Keep Your Pets Safe in the Cold Weather

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Make Holiday Leftovers New Again

Continuing with the theme of saving money from my last post, I’m sharing ideas how to extend the life of your holiday leftovers and make them new again.  During this time of the year, my fridge is stockpiled with all sorts of leftovers covered in aluminum foil. After a day or two, my family gets tired of eating the same thing over and over again. There are so many options our there.  Below are some that caught my eye.  Jamie Oliver has some really good ideas. Continue reading Make Holiday Leftovers New Again

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Keep Your Kitchen Safe During the Holidays

During the holidays, we spend more time with our loved ones chatting, watching TV or movies, playing games and of course lots of cooking.  In this day and age, it is very easy to get distracted entertaining friends and family while we are cooking.  This can make for a dangerous situation in your home’s kitchen. Kitchen related fires are the leading cause of fires in homes.  We can keep our family and homes safe by following a few simple tips: Continue reading Keep Your Kitchen Safe During the Holidays

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Be Prepared: Chicago Winter Driving Tips

As we all begin to prepare to travel for the holidays, especially if you plan on traveling tonight and or tomorrow, we should make sure that we are prepared for the possible upcoming storm. Below is a video forecast from WGN9 News. Continue reading Be Prepared: Chicago Winter Driving Tips

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Tips to Prevent and Control Mold and Moisture in Your Home or Business

Mold is important to outdoor life as it helps break down organic matter, but we don’t want to see mold in our homes or businesses. Mold and moisture go hand in hand. Mold spores are not harmful until they are combined with a damp surface to grow on.           

               

Continue reading Tips to Prevent and Control Mold and Moisture in Your Home or Business

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Has your home or business suffered fire and smoke damage?

If a certified fire damage professional does not assess and begin remediation immediately, damage can turn into a costly reconstruction . Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore is here to help when you need us most. We will work quickly to stop the damage and restore your home and contents back to pre-fire condition by using cleaning systems and equipment that will help eliminate costly replacement of restorable items. Continue reading Has your home or business suffered fire and smoke damage?

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Tips to Prepare for the Winter Chill from Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore

The unseasonable warmer temperatures we’ve had can be deceiving.  Use them to your advantage and try some of these tips to help save money on your energy bills and prepare your home for the upcoming cold. Living in the Chicagoland area, you know it is coming. Continue reading Tips to Prepare for the Winter Chill from Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore

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Frozen Pipes

As we prepare our homes for the holidays with lights and decorations, we should also be thinking about preparing our homes for what is usually the coldest time of the year. Last year, the term polar vortex became as common in our vocabulary as the term windy city. The extreme cold was not only brutal to us, but also to our homes. Continue reading Frozen Pipes

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