Hurricane Preparedness Tips: 4 Ways to Waterproof Your Stuff
Taking advantage of the calm before a storm to prepare can help keep you afloat when severe weather strikes.  So, this might be the time to think about enhancing the…
Reed Timmer’s Tips To Minimize Storm Damage At Home [part 2]
Most of the time, storms come and go leaving a damp, even soggy, landscape in their wake. But some storms seem to linger, and others leave their mark. Luckily, there…
Chicago Rainfall Makes First Half of 2013 Wettest on Record
All the recent downpours have set a record for the first six months of the year for the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service. From Jan. 1 to…
Protect Your Family’s Health with a Properly Lined Crawl Space
You may not want to think about it, but the odors and gases (and all the critters) in your crawl space have a free pass into your home—particularly in the…
How to Protect Your Basement From Sewer Backup
Have you ever experienced a large amount of standing water in your basement after a heavy rainstorm?  Do you wonder where it comes from and how so much ends up…