Monthly Archive: April 2017

Moving to Chicago

Congratulations on your decision to move to the Windy City! Chicago has an enormous variety of cultural attractions, culinary adventures, and affordable housing options. Each neighborhood has its own look, attractions, and history, so it’s important to do your homework before you move. You should research housing costs, neighborhood culture, and transportation options before calling local movers.

Housing Costs

Chicago is one of the most affordable metropolitan areas in the United States. According to Zillow, Chicago’s median home value is somewhere between $189,900 and $200,00. If you’re not ready to buy, renters can expect to pay between $1,450 and $1,950 for a one-bedroom apartment. That may seem pricey, but when compared to areas like Los Angeles and New York, it’s downright cheap! If you’re moving with furniture, consider making a moving checklist to help you plan.

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Choosing a Neighborhood

The Windy City is the third most populous city in …

What Are the Health Benefits of a Clean Carpet?

Let’s face it, your carpet can be a breeding ground for all kinds of things that you probably don’t want to talk about. You, your family, even your pets walk all over it each day, and very few of them think about what they’re treading into the house from the outside. Let’s not even think about what the cat has been walking around in before bounding across the carpet. So it’s safe to say that a clean carpet is a healthier carpet, which is why it’s so important to perform some kind of routine maintenance on it.

Vacuuming is essential and the more you do it, the better your carpet is going to look. The suction can clean up all the dirt, grime, hair and other granules that get caught up in there from everyday use. But there are other methods that can do an even better job, like steam …

Top Reasons to Hire Professional Home Painters

If you getting ready to do a bit of spring cleaning or you preparing to put your home on the market, treating your home to a fresh coat of paint could be the best way to meet your goals. Before you whip out the paintbrushes and cans of paint, consider the following reasons to skip the hassle of DIY work and hire a team of professionals.

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Save Time

Many homeowners love the DIY trend that sweeping the nation. While it can be a fun project to make homemade home cleaning solutions with sweet smelling essential oils, painting your home is an entirely different ballgame. A botched paint job can end up costing hundreds of dollars and hours of your valuable time. To skip the time-consuming process of painting the home yourself, consider hiring a team of qualified painting professionals.

Pin Down a Price Ahead of Time

When you choose to …