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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.

Downers Grove Leaky Foundation

A village in DuPage County, Illinois, Downers Grove has been listed number eight in Forbes’ list of America’s Friendliest Towns and number five in CNN’s list of Best Places for a Healthy Retirement.

It doesn’t take much to glean that the quality of life in Downers Grove is pretty high, however, there are times when this can take a hit in the form of a leaky foundation.

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Reasons Why You Need to Repair Basement Wall Cracks in Downers Grove

A village in Illinois, Downers Grove was named number 8 by Forbes in its list of America's Friendliest Towns, and was CNN's number 5 in its Best Places for a Healthy Retirement list due to its parks and number of doctors and hospitals.

However, there's one source of health risks that most homeowners tend to overlook in their basements, and these are basement wall cracks. How can basement wall cracks be health risks? Simple. Cracks can let water into basements, which can cause moisture issues and high humidity. These are perfect conditions for mold, mildew and bacteria to grow, which are the main causes of health risks from damp basements.

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