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Fire Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween is a time for many fun experiences and delights, but it’s not for going to the emergency room or dealing with a fire. That’s why people across Chicago and the rest of the country need to focus on fire prevention to make the season happier, healthier and safer. Below are some of our favorite […]

What to do In Ukrainian Village Chicago

Have you heard of Chicagoland’s Ukrainian Village? It’s a neighborhood that feels more like a European community. From a historical perspective, it’s a location where Ukrainian immigrants settled after coming to the United States to pursue the American Dream. Today, it’s an area that houses plenty of opportunities, events, shopping opportunities and dining pleasures. If […]

Remove Smoke Damage From Mirrors and Glass

Carpets and furniture aren’t the only household items to succumb to smoke damage. Mirrors and other glass objects can become smeared with greasy soot, too. At first glance, you might think that regular cleaning methods will get them clean, but they simply don’t. The issue is that smoke is made up of too much oil. […]

Things to do In Chicago in the Fall

Sun-drenched days and crisp nights make Chicago a paradise in the autumn months. If you’ve been looking for things to do in Chicago in the fall, you’re in for a treat. So many opportunities are happening that you might just find your calendar fills up fast! Below, we’ve amassed some of the events and happenings […]

Steps to Fix a Water Damaged Attic

It’s safe to assume that you probably don’t head up to your unfinished — or perhaps somewhat finished — attic area on an everyday basis. Most homeowners don’t. In fact, the attic is a space that might be ignored for weeks or even months. This is one of the reasons that a water leak in […]

How to Fix a Water Damaged Carpet

After any a water leak or flood, you could wind up facing a homeowner’s nightmare: a wet carpet. Wall-to-wall carpeting saturated with dirty water is more than an eyesore. It’s a potential health hazard, too. Mold thrives in moisture-rich environments, and it doesn’t take long to develop. Since time is of the essence, your job […]

How to Fix a Water Damaged Door Frame

Water events happen, and never when you expect them — a pipe bursts. The rain pours into your house through a hole in the roof. The sewer backs up. A flood takes over your finished basement. It’s part of home ownership, albeit not a homeowner’s favorite experience by far. The key to recovering is to […]

Steps to Fix Water Damaged Laminate Flooring

When you originally bought your laminate flooring, you probably purchased it for looks as well as functionality. Most laminate is technically able to withstand occasional spills. Consequently, when you drop a glass of juice, it isn’t going to do any damage to the laminate. Flooding is a different matter. When laminate becomes super-saturated with liquid, […]

How to Clean Smoke Damage From Wood

One of the great challenges of fire damage is removing smoke from wood. You may find that wooden furniture and other wooden materials have soot stains and smell of smoke after a fire occurs. This isn’t an impossible situation, however. Just follow the right steps and return your furniture and other wooden assets to like-new […]

Fire Safety Tips in Summer

For many, summertime is the best time of the year. The days are long and the weather is nice. Time off from school and work is plentiful, and there are so many fun things to do! But summertime can also pose some dangers, many of them related to fire. To help ensure that you make […]