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The Benefits of Adding an Outside Storage Unit to Your Home

Homeowners know that family clutter can pile up very quickly. The larger the family, the more things accumulate. Finding places to put everything is extremely challenging. Every available place for storage such as closets, attic, and the basement gets filled. You can buy tons of those plastic storage containers and then there’s no place to store them, and they don’t necessarily match your décor. Taking everything up to the attic is challenging if your home has those narrow attic stairs. Taking everything to the basement can also be a challenge if that’s the kids’ playroom and where you entertain your guests. The monthly payments for outside storage facilities can be very expensive and having to drive to the location to retrieve items can be very inconvenient. 


Each year we celebrate about 12 holidays, and we often buy decorations for them, which creates additional need for storage space. It may be … Read the rest

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The Environmental Friendliness of Polished Concrete Floors

Are you debating a concrete floor for your home or place of business? Polished concrete floors are low maintenance and long-lasting, but did you know the floors are also environmentally friendly? Concrete is created from natural materials, improves air quality and reduces waste. That’s three good environmental reasons to consider a polished concrete floor.

Made From Natural Materials

The sustainable natural materials of cement represent the first virtue of polished cement floors. Limestone is the first material in concrete. It is found naturally in large quantities. The other ingredients in concrete are found in industrial waste products, so concrete production actually recycles substances like fly ash, slag cement and silica fume. It’s a good idea to consider polished concrete in Oak Park IL

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Improved Air Quality

Polished concrete can improve your air and free it from allergic materials, toxic mold and airborne mildew collecting in other floor coverings like … Read the rest

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