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Rocco and Mark Olivieri, of Olivieri & Son, answer some frequently asked questions about keeping foundation water out of the basement

More than half of basements in homes have a moisture problem. And not all of them are old homes. According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, most new homes will develop a leak in the basement within 10 to 15 years of being built. To help homeowners keep their basements dry, we sat down with Rocco and Mark Olivieri, owners of...

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Here’s how Bob Gallese, owner of Acclaim Renovations & Design, is cornering the home improvement market

Keeping a competitive edge has driven Bob Gallese through 45 successful years in the home renovation business. This spring, he’s introducing a new staff of sub-contractors so Acclaim Renovations & Design can keep up with its growing business and stay competitive in the marketplace, offering a more affordable five-star version of what people...

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More and more uncoupling couples are choosing mediation and collaborative methods to negotiate their divorce settlements smoothly

Dissolving a marriage is an undertaking often laced with animosity, antagonism and angst. Tensions can run high. That’s why more and more uncoupling couples are choosing mediation and collaborative methods to negotiate their divorce settlements smoothly. P. Lynn Seifert, a partner at Seifert & Cox, LLP Attorneys at Law in Richfield, explains...

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Crossroads Health is breaking the cycle of substance abuse, mental health issues and trauma for people with a family history

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. In light of the increased anxiety that social isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic is causing, awareness of how those with mental health issues and substance use disorders are handling the situation is all the more needed. Here in Lake County, programs geared toward helping people from...

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Support and guidance to help you navigate the challenges facing an aging loved one

You’ve decided to have Mom move in with you, only to discover her dementia is way more serious than you’d realized. She roams your two-story house at night, calls out repeatedly, and panics because she doesn’t know where she is. You’re stressed, the rest of the family is stressed, and Mom is in danger of falling—or worse. The need...

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