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One color a garden can makeUpdated Aug 28, 2015 2:55 PM If you have a favorite color, why not show it off in your landscape? A single color garden can look very sophisticated, it can add brightness to a shady spot, or it can be the reason to create a new space around a plant whose color might not harmonize...
Plastic water storage tanks can replace cistern Posted Aug 30, 2015 1:00 AM
Q. I have an old, round, 8-foot wide by 9-foot deep cistern in my backyard. It was built of red bricks and holds about 2,200 gallons of water. For some 14 years, I have been patching holes every three years or so with hydraulic cement and Quikwall to...
Builders feel confident about current real estate market Updated Aug 29, 2015 8:26 AM
Homebuilders are feeling good about their business prospects in the current market. In fact, they are feeling more confident than they have at any point in the past decade.
Grubs damage lawns, attract feeding animals Posted Aug 29, 2015 7:06 AM
Holes in the lawn dug by raccoons and skunks may indicate the presence of grubs — insect larvae that feed on grass roots. Check for areas of the lawn that are browning and check to see if you can lift the grass like a piece of sod.
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Gutterglove prevents clogged downspoutsLaura Miller of Milwaukee became only the second franchise dealer for Gutterglove in the country after she and her husband, Luke, met Robert Lenney at a roofing expo in Las Vegas in 2004. Today, the Millers cover not only the Milwaukee market but are one of three authorized Gutterglove dealers in the Chicago area, too.
Home exteriors can have it rough in the MidwestMidwesterners are better equipped to design exterior home products that are specifically suited to our harsh Chicago climate. WindowWorks, based in Bolingbrook, is offering homeowners all around the Chicago area and northwest Indiana its own brand of windows and doors.
Far West suburbs appeal to certain buyersThe real estate market in the Fox Valley has been gradually improving across the board since 2010, said Brian Knott, an agent with RE/MAX Horizon in Elgin.