How to Hang a Picture

By now, you have probably amassed a significant collection of artwork from hitting all of the Chicago-neighborhood art shows.  Even though hanging a picture could be considered one of the easiest do-it-yourself projects, it’s still possible to do it wrong.  …
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Fall is in the Air

We’re all enjoying these final, beautiful days of summer, and the last thing we want to think about is getting the house ready for fall’s cooler weather.  But, before you know it, summer’s warm sun turns into a bitter gale …
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Treat and Prevent Rust

In Chicago’e ever-changing climate conditions, it may be impossible to completely prevent rust.  When oxygen and moisture come in contact with exposed metal, you get rust.  It can happen suddenly, or slowly build, eventually eroding and devaluing your belongings, and …
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