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Fall Fire Safety: 6 Ways to Prevent Chimney Fires

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Before you cozy up next to the fireplace this fall, make sure your chimney is in top condition. Fireplaces are designed to expel the byproducts of combustion which include smoke, water vapor, soot, gases, etc. Condensation occurs as these materials flow up into the chimney, which creates a residue known as creosote. This substance is extremely comb...
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National Disaster Preparedness Month: 10 Things You Can Do Right Now

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Disasters such as fires and floods can happen at any time. That's why disaster preparedness is critical to keep you and your loved ones safe in case of an emergency. Here are ten steps you can take right now to make sure you're as prepared as possible if you experience a flood, fire, or other natural disasters in your area. 1. Download the FEMA mob...
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Menold Construction & Restoration Teams Up With USPRO Services

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​Have you heard the news? Menold and USPRO in Mahomet are joining forces to meet the remodeling, renovation, and restoration needs of communities across Illinois! Each has been providing the Central Illinois area with excellent remodeling and restoration services for decades and share a compassionate customer service-oriented business approach. Our...
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The Top 5 Dangers of Hoarding

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​ Hoarding not only poses a threat to your health and mental well-being but your property as well. Here are five consequences to keep in mind if you or someone you know is suffering from a hoarding disorder. 1. Mold Growth Mold can develop if trash, spoiled food, or other expired household items aren't disposed of properly. The mold can eventually ...
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National Fireworks Safety Month: 10 Tips to Prevent Fires

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and that means barbecues, parades, and fireworks. According to the National Fire Protection Association , fireworks cause an average of over 18,000 fires and approximately $43 million in property damage each Independence Day. Follow these tips to stay safe this holiday: 1. Always abide by federal and s...
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Emergency Preparedness Week: The Top 5 Flood Preparation Tips

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Flooding can strike anywhere at any time, making it the most common (and expensive) natural disaster in the United States. The ensuing water damage can be detrimental, ruining your carpets, furniture, walls, appliances, lighting, electronics and other valuable items, not to mention the mold that follows. Here are five tips to ensure that you're rea...
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Clean Air Month: 7 Tips to Prevent Mold

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We tend to think of air pollution as an outside problem, but in reality, the air inside houses, offices, and other spaces can be even more polluted by a variety of things such as asbestos, nitrogen dioxide, and mold. Ensuring that we are breathing clean air in our homes and workplaces is critical to our overall health. With higher amounts of moistu...
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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Home

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Being cooped up all winter can put a damper on your motivation, especially when it comes to cleaning. Now that spring has sprung, it's time to refresh! Having a clean home does more than just make you happy. It can lower stress levels, reduce allergies and asthma, lessen the spread of germs, and keep pests away. So, what are you waiting for? Bust o...
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5 Common Home Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

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You've partnered with your contractor, and you're ready to begin your next home remodeling project. Whether it's a kitchen or bathroom remodel, there are a few common mistakes you should avoid. 1. Vague Vision Make sure to research online, look at pictures, and consider all aspects of your project before discussing your ideas in-depth with your con...
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Menold Makes It Better with Restoration Affiliates

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Menold Construction and Restoration is a proud member of Restoration Affiliates . This network enables Menold to exceed expectations through collaboration with other high-quality restoration service providers. Our relationship with Restoration Affiliates also enables us to stay up to date with current industry trends in order to best serve our Cent...
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Here are 3 Ways Homeowners Can Prevent Water Damage for Spring 2018

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Are you ready to thaw out after a long winter? Now that the weather's warming up, it's the perfect time to prepare your home for those April showers and be ahead of the game for next winter. It's never too early to make sure your home is protected from incoming water. There can be a variety of problem areas on your home's exterior that can be ident...
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Falling for Menold: Spreading the Love Year-Round

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Ah, Valentine's Day. Chocolate is in our mouths and love is in the air, but there's nothing we love more than using our skills to help our customers. It brings us great joy knowing that we take tragic situations in their lives and make them better. It looks like the feeling is mutual; Cupid didn't have to shoot these guys! Here are a few customer r...
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National Weather Person Day 2018: They Predict, We Prepare

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February 5 th is National Weather Person Day, commemorating the birth of one of the first known weather watchers, John Jeffries. This national day is dedicated to all those who work in the fields of meteorology, weather forecasting, and broadcast meteorology as well as volunteer storm spotters and observers . We want to take this opportunity to rec...
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3 Types of Property Damage to Avoid During the Winter

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 The winter months can be an especially harsh time for home-owners. No one wants to come home to a scorched living room, damaged appliances, or a caved-in roof. Here are three common disasters that can occur during the winter and some steps you can take toward preventing property damage: 1. Fireplace House Fires   We all want to snuggle u...
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5 Tips to Prevent Water Damage from Frozen Pipes

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Winter has officially arrived, bringing a variety of concerns for homeowners, including water damage from frozen pipes. Water damage resulting from burst pipes is one of the biggest risks of property damage during the winter months . The chance of your pipes freezing in your home skyrockets as temperatures drop. Water expands as it freezes, putting...
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Spark Cheer Not Fear: Preventing and Extinguishing Holiday Home Fires

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December through January is the peak time of year for home fires, most of which are due to the holiday season. Unfortunately, the number of fatalities is also 70% higher during this time. It's important to consider your family's and your guests' safety when decorating or preparing seasonal items.  Knowing the different causes of fires can help...
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Continuing Education: Always One Step Ahead

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It used to be enough to have a degree or diploma, but today, the accumulation of knowledge is crucial to a successful career. Menold Construction and Restoration's Continuing Education (CE) program provides adults working in or with our industry with additional education. CE classes are designed to further employees' skills and educate them on new ...
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Spruce Up Your Small Business with Menold’s Commercial Remodeling Service

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Is your office or store out of date? Need a fresh look to impress your customers? A small office or store overhaul can be beneficial to your space and business, overall. Minor changes can catch your customer's eyes, but a full remodel project of your storefront is known to increase sales by 5 to 10 percent! Renovations lead to store success and all...
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Central Illinois Fire Prevention Week 2017

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According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Fire Prevention Week is October 8 – 14, 2017.President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the first National Fire Prevention Week in 1925, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire . The event left more than 250 people injured, 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned...
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Sweet Corn Blues Festival Selfie Contest with the Menold Bear

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Have Weekend Plans?      Ready to enter? Click here now! In case you're looking for something to do this weekend, we've got the perfect solution: The Uptown Normal Sweet Corn Festival ! Sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await along with 50,000 ears of corn that will fill the roundabout and surrounding Uptown space...
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