Weather-Proofing Your Home for a Chicago Winter

Winter is coming.  Winters in Chicago are legendary for bringing freezing temperatures, blustery winds, and piles of snow. In short? Around here, winter can be rough — and it’s important to take steps to prepare your home ahead of time, before we see the worst that the season has to offer.  And just think: the more time you devote to getting your home ready now, the more time you can focus on staying [...]

2019-10-25T12:22:31-05:00November 4th, 2019|Home Tips|

Getting Your Property Ready for Fall

Whether you’re one of the Chicagoans who lives for summer, or you can’t wait to enjoy the fall season, it’s important to get your property ready for the cold days and serious weather still to come.  There’s a lot of beauty that comes along with autumn in Chicagoland. The changing leaves, the crisp air, the fields full of pumpkins… The list goes on. But as you take your kids out Halloween shopping and [...]

2019-09-03T15:52:31-05:00September 9th, 2019|Home Tips|

7 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without Sacrificing Energy Efficiency

Do you feel it in the air? Believe it or not, summer is on its way to Chicagoland —  and plenty of people are excited. With warm breezes, sunny skies, and more reasons to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors, the pleasant weather can bring some much-needed relief from those chilly Chicago winters. With that said, however, often those pleasant warm breezes can turn into sweltering heat in no time. [...]

2019-05-16T16:18:21-05:00May 21st, 2019|Home Tips|

Forced Air Furnace vs Radiator Heat: Which is Better?

Chicago can be a wonderful city, for many different reasons. But when it comes to the weather? Sometimes, it’s not quite so wonderful. As anyone around here will tell you, sometimes you need a strong will to make it through our legendary winters. Even when the spring arrives and starts to warm things up, you still may have to keep the heat on while the thermometer gradually crawls upwards. Adjusting to this cold [...]

2019-04-01T17:48:41-05:00April 9th, 2019|Home Tips|
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