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This is where we will post industry news as well as helpful hints for the home and business owner in Chicagoland.

Why Sealing Your Wet Basement in Highland Park, IL is a Great Idea

Part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, Highland Park is a suburban municipality in Illinois with a population just shy of 30,000. It's also home to several landmark structures by notable architects, including the Willits House by Frank Lloyd Wright.

But not all homes are blessed to be designed by legends, and many Highland Park homes tend to suffer from wet basements as a result either of bad planning, bad luck, or just regular wear and tear.

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Why You Need to Seal Your Chicago Basement to Prevent Flooding

The third most populous city in the US, Chicago's metropolitan are, called Chicagoland, is home to 9.5 million people. A cultural powerhouse that has contributions in visual arts, films, novels, theater, and music, Chicago is also known as "The Windy City" and has pro teams in each major professional league.  

Large and windy, Chicago residents also find themselves at the mercy of its extreme weather changes. Summers can be hot, winters freezing, while thunderstorms are common during spring and summer. These weather changes can wreck havoc in basements, causing moisture issues and, at times, flooding.  

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