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4 ways to enjoy your outdoor living space year-round

Posted on: June 18, 2019 by in Blog
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A one-of-a-kind, the all-seasons deck is possible in any climate — if the right features are included in the design. The key is to combine features that protect from the elements and use the right materials to make it happen. Whether you’re revamping an existing area or creating a brand-new outdoor living space to enjoy all year long, the following deck additions can turn any project into an all-seasons oasis to enjoy with family and friends. 1) The overhead covering on a deck Continue Reading ...

5 trusty tips for a room redesign

Posted on: June 12, 2019 by in Blog
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5 trusty tips for a room redesign (Hint: Start with the floors) To change the look of any room, start with the floor. A beautifully finished hardwood floor adds warmth and charm — and the range of options available for hardwood floors today can truly transform a room. With choices from soft natural to cool gray to dark charcoal you can find the perfect shade for your renovation. The floor sets the tone for the room's overall appearance. Don't know where to start? Here are a few tips to Continue Reading ...

Home and office furniture

Posted on: June 4, 2019 by in Blog
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How to avoid hidden dangers in the home and office furniture Awareness of health risks from potentially harmful chemicals has grown exponentially in recent years, leading to consumer demand for transparency regarding what’s in the food, personal care products and household items we use every day. But did you know that many home and office furnishings contain chemicals linked to cancer, asthma and other ailments? These chemicals can create potentially toxic air that we breathe inside — Continue Reading ...

Home Improvement Projects for Older Homes

Posted on: March 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Do you own an older home, and are you looking to make upgrades that matter? Strategic enhancements not only increase a property's resale value but also its functionality. This is particularly important among young homebuyers. Sixty-eight percent of millennial homebuyers reported buyer's remorse, according to a Bank of the West survey. Today's high home prices in cities across the country mean that many millennials are buying older homes rather than newly built ones. Shortly after the Continue Reading ...

$17 Off Home Inspection Promo Spring Break Special

Posted on: March 1, 2019 by in Blog
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We are offering a $17 Off Home Inspection Promo Spring Break Special Your Premier Northwest Suburbs of Chicago Home Inspection Company Since 2006 Let this experienced About Your Home Inspection company help keep you from buying The Money Pit. We’ll alert you to any and all health or safety issues. As well as, maintenance needs of the home you’re looking to buy. About Your Home Inspection will be your home buying or selling advocate! Committed to providing you with outstanding Continue Reading ...

3 Tips to Improve Your Bathroom Design with Technology

Posted on: February 25, 2019 by in Blog
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We tend to think of the bathroom strictly as a utilitarian space, and therefore not worthy of the same energy and expense put into designing spaces like the living room or kitchen. We spend a lot of time in the bathroom, however. It’s the room where we start and set intentions for our day. In the evening, the bathroom is where we go to unwind — some people prefer soaking in a bubble bath while others take a hot shower to relax after a long day. How a bathroom is designed can dramatically Continue Reading ...

Why Homeowners Need Home Services Plan

Posted on: February 18, 2019 by in Blog
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Nobody bats an eyelash when it comes to buying homeowner's insurance, but many homeowners don’t apply that same logic to planning for home repairs — not what might happen, but what will happen. Only a fraction of the 120 million U.S. households today are protected by a home services plan, also known as a home warranty. That number is growing, as homeowners recognize the value of coverage when appliances go on the fritz, hot water heaters run cold in the middle of winter or a leaky Continue Reading ...

5 Ways to Create an Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: February 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Today’s tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each home special. Here are five ways tile design can enhance a room. Elevate small Continue Reading ...

$15 Off Home Inspection Promo Valentine’s Day Special

Posted on: February 6, 2019 by in Blog
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Fire Protection Tips for your New Home

Posted on: February 4, 2019 by in Blog
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Building a new home? Protect it against today's faster, scarier fires If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You’ll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences. One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it’s Continue Reading ...