DOES MY APARTMENT OR CONDO HAVE ATTIC MOLD?

Apartment and Condominium buildings in Chicago and suburbs built before 2000 were built under outdated building codes. These codes did not take attic ventilation into account. Consequently, many older apartment and condominium complexes are encountering attic mold issues. As building sciences evolve, much has been learned about attic moisture and mold related issues, over the […]

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WHY IS MY GAS BILL GOING UP?

WHY ARE YOU PAYING MORE TO HEAT YOUR HOME IN 2017? According to economists, natural gas prices are lower than they have been in 17 years. Last winter, natural gas usage for heating was weak due to mild temperatures. At the end of March 2016, US natural gas inventories were at 2.5 trillion cubic feet—67% […]

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INSULATION MYTHS

When considering attic insulation, there is a ton of information out there, not all of it is true.  Many homeowners wishing to do their part from a “green home” perspective may be getting inaccurate information. We see these insulation myths permeate communities and it can be hard to get folks to trust you when you […]

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LEAKY ROOF? CHECK YOUR ROOF PIPE BOOT!

Over the years, we have tracked hundreds of mysterious roof leaks back to the same source. Roof exhaust pipes and old or damaged vent pipe boots. WHAT DO THE PIPES ON MY ROOF DO? There are various pipes that may vent through your roof. Plumbing vents, furnace flue pipes, and radon gas exhaust pipes are […]

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ANGIE’S LIST SUPER SERVICE AWARD 2016!

IT IS AN HONOR We are proud to have again earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. “This Award Reflects the Company’s Consistently High Level of Customer Service ” – Angie’s […]

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RESOLVE TO CUT UTILITY COSTS IN 2017

RESOLVING TO SAVE MORE MONEY IN 2017? Saving more money is a common New Year’s resolution and is, second only to fitness goals, one of the least attained resolutions. THERE ARE LOTS OF WAYS TO SAVE Saving money doesn’t always require great sacrifice.  There are ways to save without giving up on date nights, the […]

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