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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.

Basement Waterproofing Materials Used to Fix Leaks in Aurora Homes

Aurora, Illinois – the second most populated city in the state, it is home to about 198,000 people and is located in the outer region of metro Chicago. What was once a mid-sized manufacturing city, Aurora has grown exponentially in the past 50 years to become one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Though the city grows, one household issue remains constant; and that is basement moisture issues. Because of the high levels of precipitation in the area, with annual levels averaging 38.39 inches, wet basements are always a problem.

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Clogged Drain Tile in Oak Lawn

A village in Cook County, Illinois with a population of about 57,000, Oak Lawn is a suburb of Chicago that shares borders with the windy city.

Because of the area’s vulnerability to high levels of precipitation, many homes in Oak Lawn have a drain tile to help control basement seepage. However, even the most sophisticated and well-placed drain tile can be prone to clogging, thus resulting in flooded basements.

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Sump Pump Problems in Highland Park

A suburban municipality in Lake County, Illinois, Highland Park is located on the North Shore of the Chicago metropolitan area and has a population of about 30,000. It is home to many landmark structures, particularly homes designed by famous architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright, David Adler, and many more.

Lake County is besieged by precipitation all year round, from harsh winter snow to thunderstorms that are common during spring and summer. This causes many basements to become inundated by water, resulting in various moisture issues.

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Sump Pump Replacement in Hinsdale

A village in Illinois, Hinsdale is a western suburb of Chicago with a population of about 17,000. It is in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in the state and is known for its beautiful residences and teardown culture.

However, it doesn’t matter whether your home is newly built or long-standing, once your sump pump fails, it is equally prone to basement flooding.

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Downers Grove - Let the Professionals Fix Your Foundation

With a population of about 50,000, Downers Grove in DuPage County, Illinois was once named eighth in Forbes’ list of America’s Friendliest Towns. It also ranks fifth in CNN’s list of the Best Places for a Healthy Retirement.

In CNN’s list, the inclusion of Downer’s Grove can be attributed to the fine professional work by local doctors and hospital staff, as well as the gardeners and park administrators who keep the area’s expansive parks clean and green.

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