February is the month of love. And for many homeowners, "home love" includes staying indoors during a bitter cold Chicago winter. After all, retreating to a cozy home after a cold day out and about is a true reprieve for many.
Nothing can cure cabin fever like a winter getaway. But before leaving home, it's important to make the pipes a priority. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, burst pipes can cost more than $5,000 in water damage. While vacationers are at greater risk for water damage, pipes can freeze and burst any time under the right conditions.
Comparing furnaces to boilers is like comparing apples to oranges. The two systems work in entirely different ways with their own unique features and benefits. But if there's one thing they have in common, it's the need for annual maintenance.
There are warm homes and then there are cozy homes. the cozy homes—the ones that always manage to feel just right no matter how cold it is outside.
In an ever-increasingly digital world, companies must keep up to meet customers' needs. In addition to offering heating services such as furnace repair in Wilmette, IL, American Vintage Home is leveraging modern-day technology to benefit customers.
For the back-to-school set, September marks the start of another year. From science to math to social studies, this is the time when students pay close attention to formulas, figures and facts to prepare for the tough tests ahead.
Although it might seem far off, Labor Day is just around the corner. That's why homeowners who will host end-of-the-summer gatherings should start planning now to make preparing for guests as easy and stress-free as possible.
From preparing a scrumptious meal to delivering a perfect joke, timing is everything. When the timing is off, the meal-and the joke-fall flat.
One of the keys to hosting overnight guests and hassle-free Fourth of July celebrations is to avoid messy and embarrassing plumbing disasters.
North Shore residents can save gambling for the lottery. Thanks to video camera technology from American Vintage Home, homeowners don't need to take chances with their plumbing systems.