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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 Sidewalks Become Uneven and Who it Impacts

Uneven Sidewalks and Who They Impact
You probably don't spend much time thinking about the sidewalk in front of your home. It's not so much for you as it is for the pedestrians around your neighborhood. However, the sidewalk on your property is your responsibility to maintain. There are a few factors that could cause a sidewalk to need repairs. Rain can wash away the dirt underneath t...
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What is That?! - Sewer Backup Prevention

What is That?! - Sewer Backup Prevention
What is That?! It's a double whammy -- an Overhead Sewer System AND an Exterior Vault. Otherwise known as a Sewer Backup Prevention System! The sewer lines in our homes move used water from our tubs, washing machines, dishwashers, toilets, and sinks away from our home. When a line gets backed up, water builds up and can make its way back into the h...
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Cost for Fixing a Crack

What Really Goes Into Determining The Cost of Fixing a Crack
Nearly every home "settles" into place in one way or another after it's built. This can show up in tiny, hairline cracks along some interior walls. You might even hear your home creaking in the night. These are normal occurrences and not cause for concern. Unless the cracks in the walls continue to grow. That indicates a larger problem, likely with...
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After The Flood: Now What?

 What do you do after there is a flood?  The helpful document below gives you some insight into potential issues your home can face. Click to View
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How Weather Affects Concrete

How Different Weather Affects Concrete
In the summer months, a lot can happen to the concrete in and around our homes. And with more people out and about, concrete issues might feel more noticeable – and more annoying. From a sunken sidewalk slab to a cracked concrete driveway, the climate of the region has a direct impact on the soil and, ultimately, the concrete on top of it. It's not...
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