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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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Seeking a Fence Contractor

Does anyone have a local fence contractor they would recommend? We're interested in replacing our chain link fence with a wooden one. Thank…

Started by Becca

2 Nov 18
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Tuckpointing and Windows

I am in need of some tuckpointing on a brick Georgian style house, and fixing of 2 glass block windows - and replacement of 2 others.  Any…

Started by Alison Price

2 Nov 18
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I'm curious if anyone can recommend an architect.  We are considering doing some major renovations and looking for an architect who can hel…

Started by Russ M

5 Nov 17
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One lonely window

Hi all, I need to replace one window in my house-- not a charming original window, a simple replacement window--but I'm having trouble find…

Started by Kristi

2 Oct 12
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Westwork Painting and Remodeling?

Has anyone used Westwork Painting and Remodeling? We want to do some painting and I'd like to use someone local who has been in business fo…

Started by Becca

0 Sep 27

Re-plumbing a 1926 Foursquare?

Hi all, has anyone had to re-plumb their 2-story home in OP? It's not dire but we are thinking of adding a bathroom and want to get an idea…

Started by LizzK

2 Jul 30
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Any experience with cork floors in the basement?

Does anyone have experience with cork floors in their basement. We already have ceramic tile, but due to some work we have to get done, it'…

Started by Becca

4 Jul 17
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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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