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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 Basement Moisture

Named number 8 in Forbes' list of America's Friendliest Towns, and number 5 in CNN's list of the Best Places for a Healthy Retirement, Downer's Grove is a village in Illinois with a population of nearly 50,000.

While many doctors, hospitals, and expansive parks promote good health in the village, there lies a health risk underground that many take for granted. Basement moisture may not be on everyone's mental list of things to check for around the house, but if left unattended, it can cause health risks brought about by mold growth, and issues with your home that include poor indoor air quality.

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Downers Grove Leaky Basements

With a population of about 50,000, Downers Grove in Illinois is one of the best places to live in the country. According to Forbes, the village is number 8 in its list of America's Friendliest Towns, and is number 5 in CNN's list of Best Places for a Healthy Retirement.

But nothing is really perfect, for down in the basements of many homes, leaks abound. Leaky basements are not something new, given the climate of the village plus regular wear and tear, a basement with leaks is something everyone has to deal with when they don't have a waterproofing system in place.

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Preventing Basement Leaks in Downers Grove, IL

Downers Grove is a pleasant place to live. The village was listed number 8 in Forbes list of America's Friendliest Towns, was named by the American Community Survey as having one of the country's most educated citizenry, and was ranked number 5 in CNN's list of Best Places for a Healthy Retirement.  

But despite these credentials, many residents still find their Downers Grove homes to be less than perfect due to basement leaks. Issues with one's basement may not seem as earth-shattering as it is, but if you consider the potential issues it can cause, you might change your mind.  

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