Being a homeowner comes with difficult decisions. While we’ve all heard that investing in a home increases its value, deciding where and how to do that can be a tough choice. Should you update the kitchen? Finish the basement? The answer isn’t always straightforward. When it comes to your HVAC sys...

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Air conditioners are amazing inventions. Created in 1902 to control the humidity level in a printing press, the modern day A/C has become a common household amenity. In today’s world, it’s rare to find a home or office building that doesn’t have some type of air conditioning. Chicagoland residents i...

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We’re all familiar with the ways in which winter weather can damage our homes. It’s common knowledge that pipes can freeze, heavy snow can damage rooftops, and wind can topple trees outside. But did you know summer weather can damage homes too? Hot, humid weather doesn’t affect homes in the same w...

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Midwest summers can be brutal. Though the average temperature during Chicagoland summers is a mere 85°F, the humidity level averages around 70%. With seventy percent of the air saturated with water vapor, it’s no wonder walking outside can feel like walking into a steam room!  Living in a hu...

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Did you know allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S.? Over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year, dealing with symptoms that can range from annoying to severe. If you have allergies, you know how disruptive they can be to your day. No one wants to snee...

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Air conditioners are one of the most important parts of a home. During the hot summer months, they provide an invaluable service, keeping indoor environments cool and comfortable for family and friends. Like many of the devices inside our homes, it’s easy to forget about our air conditioners. We t...

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You’ve probably heard the saying “April showers bring May flowers.” If you’re from Chicago, you know the real truth—spring showers bring nasty floodwaters! Chicago weather can be unpredictable. It can go from sunshine to pouring rain in an instant, and it’s important to prepare your home for any w...

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Spring is often the busiest season of the year for duct cleaners. After a long, cold Chicago winter, many homeowners feel the need to scrub their homes inside and out, open their windows, and let in the fresh scents of spring. But what can you do about the winter grime that’s stuck inside your air d...

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Spring is in the air, and we all know what that means—spring cleaning! After a long snowy winter, there’s nothing more satisfying than opening the windows and getting your home in tip-top shape once again. Spring is a season for new beginnings, and that includes your home, too. After you’ve cleane...

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For people that suffer from dry skin, Chicagoland winters can be a nightmare. What should be a beautiful and whimsical season quickly turns into an annoying cycle of trying to keep skin hydrated and moisturized. Cracked lips, chapped hands, and overall dry skin are the sad reality for many Chicagola...

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