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How Old is Your House?

I was just wanted to know how old people's houses are. Ours was built in 1922. Sometimes I wonder if stuff that was built today will still…

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Basement flooding

Ugh. Boy was I disappointed to wake up to find water in our basement. It seems like the culprit is our catch basin/Village sewer system bec…

Started by Becca

67 Jan 11
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Bathroom Remodel

Can someone recommend a contractor?  We have a bathroom where I'd like to replace the floor and wall tile.  thanks.

Started by Russ M

0 Nov 18, 2014

Oak Park's last American Ash tree

As our communities tree historian I had posted the following at Oak Park's storied SW corner of Washington on Grove, with no response recei…

Started by Scottie Ash Seed (Concertman)

2 Aug 20, 2014
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Need construction Company

Does anyone have a referral for a construction company . I just need a landing and stairs out the back door.It doesn't seem too complicated…

Started by Elinor @Critter Care Pet Sitting

0 Aug 14, 2014



Anyone have a recommendation for a local landscaper? The one I used a couple years ago must be out of business because they aren't respondi…

Started by Paul

5 May 17, 2014
Reply by Sarah Abboreno Corbin


Handyperson recommendation

People have recommended handy people before on the site but the question hasn't been asked lately -- anyone have a good experience with a h…

Started by Paul

2 May 6, 2014
Reply by Jan K


OK, we've been invaded by little ants in the kitchen. I think (but I'm not sure) that they're Pharaoh Ants which require a professional ext…

Started by Don Hosek

1 Mar 11, 2014
Reply by Debbie

Electrician recommendation?

I noticed a thread here from about 2 years ago recommending a couple of electricians, but I was wondering if there were others that people…

Started by Maureen McLachlan

2 Aug 6, 2013
Reply by paul88



We have a few rotting windows and are looking for carpenters or other general contractors who might bid on their repair or replacement. Any…

Started by Emily Culbertson

4 Aug 6, 2013
Reply by paul88


Concrete contractors

Anybody have a concrete contractor they really like? We need to redo our driveway and front steps. Bonus if they might consider green alter…

Started by Emily Culbertson

2 Aug 2, 2013
Reply by Emily Culbertson



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