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Michael Militello
Renew Kitchen & Bath, Inc
4502 Terra Cotta Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
847-532-2500
Sep 18, 2019
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Things You Should Do in the Summer and Fall to Prepare Your Home for Winter
Depending on where you live, winter could mean low temperatures, snow and ice. In late summer and early fall, start thinking about the upcoming winter and doing everything necessary to prepare your home for the changing conditions …
RIS Media
50 Things You Should Know About Your Home by Age 50
How to Flush the Toilet When the Power’s Out: Flush With a Bucket
Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple gallons into the bowl …
Family Handyman
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5 Things To Consider When Remodeling a Historic Home
Gunkelman is current Home Builders Association of F-M president. He owns Dakota Construction of Fargo, Inc., specializing in custom …
Design And Living Magazine
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Refinish and Restore a Wood Deck
Back when we bought our Birch House fixer-upper, we spent the first summer building a deck to enjoy the backyard — before we ever did …
RemodelAholic
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Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan
Whether you're looking to purchase a property or renovating an existing one, you might be wondering what kind of a layout will work …
RIS Media
How To Care for Butcher-Block Countertops
Butcher block is here to stay. As rustic farmhouse and cozy cottage style have swept Instagram, butcher block's popularity has …
Southern Living
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Totally Free Ways to Transform Your Home
It's happened to all of us: After spending months and months of decorating your home to perfection, you suddenly become, well, bored …
Apartment Therapy
7 Ways to Save on a Kitchen Remodel
I've been a fan of Melissa Prevost's work since I came across it about a year ago. After featuring one of her projects, "Beams on …
Fine Homebuilding
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Here’s When to Worry About a Foundation Crack
Your home's foundation—the concrete walls surrounding a basement or crawl space—supports the entire weight of the house. So it's natural …
Bob Vila
Safety Tips for Using a Ladder
Most homeowners are bound to use a portable ladder at some point, whether it be for cleaning out the gutters, painting, inspecting the …
RIS Media
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10 Times to Hire a Kitchen Designer
Wondering if it's time to hire a kitchen designer? These design pros are experts at creating well-thought-out, functional spaces and …
Houzz
Cartoon
"We might hang on a bit longer if we get a second mortgage on our house, the dog's house, the bird house and Barbie's house."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
List these food inventions in chronological order: Frozen Food, Instant Coffee, Solid Milk Chocolate
See the answer below.
4 Tips for Repairing a Leaky Roof
Asphalt shingles are the most popular roofing material for homes today, accounting for nearly 70 percent of domestic roofing …
Bob Vila
What Year Was It?
Gandhi Begins Fast in Protest of Caste Separation
What Year
In his cell at Yerovda Jail near Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest of the British government's decision to separate India's electoral system by caste.
The day was Sep 16. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need."
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Trivia Answer
List these food inventions in chronological order: Frozen Food, Instant Coffee, Solid Milk Chocolate
Answer: Solid Milk Chocolate (1875), Frozen Food (1924), Instant Coffee (1937)
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