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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.

Lake Forest Sewer Line Rodding

A city in Lake County, Illinois, Lake Forest is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and has a population of about 19,400. Named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor day Foundation, Lake Forest is known for its commitment to keeping a beautiful community forest.

While forests abound and thrive above ground, sometimes, what happens below ground remains unknown to many of us. We only realize that something might be wrong when sewage starts to back up and flood our homes.

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Don't Finish Your Basement Until You Know it's Sealed in Aurora, IL

Aurora, Illinois is the second most populous city in the state, with a population of about 200,000. It is located in the outer region of Greater Chicago, and has been named as one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S.

As the city and population grows, so too do the number of houses. If you are one of those building a new home in Aurora, be sure you don’t finish your basement until you know it’s sealed.

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Lombard Moisture Control

A suburb of Chicago in DuPage County, Illinois, Lombard was first settled in the 1830s and is now known as the site of the annual Lilac Festival held every May.

The village shares the same climate as the Windy City, which makes it just as prone to damp or flooded basements.

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Sump Pumps for Hinsdale Basements

Listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois, Hinsdale is known for its teardown culture and beautiful homes. With a population of about 17,000, the village is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and has a wooded topography.

But whether you live in a newly renovated home, or one that has been standing for decades, given the weather conditions in the area, you would still have to contend with flooded basements if you don't have a waterproofing system or product installed – such as a sump pump.

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Downers Grove Homeowners - Cut the Cost of Foundation Repair

A village in DuPage County, Illinois, Downers Grove is known for being one of the more pleasant places to live in the northern area of the state. It was ranked number 8 in Forbes list of America’s Friendliest Towns, fifth in CNN’s Best Places for a Healthy Retirement list, and named by the American Community Survey as having one of the nation’s most educated citizenry.

Downer’s Grove is also located in a humid continental climate zone. What this means is that winters can be harsh, while thunderstorms can be common during summer and spring. Precipitation levels are at nearly 38 inches a year, which means many homes in the area experience flooded basements, or at the very least, very damp ones.

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