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  • Ace Hardware: Make Your Home a Greener Place

    Going green is a trend that is here to stay, especially if that means saving some green too. Ace Hardware’s Mike Cripe shows us how to reduce our home’s energy use, while saving on our monthly utility bills. Watch the video for all of his helpful tips. For more information visit SPONSORED CONTENT

  • Navy Pier: Construction Updates

    SPONSORED CONTENT Navy Pier is getting quite the makeover in time for this iconic landmark’s 100th birthday. Watch the video to learn about the improvements and see how the pier will change for its debut in 2016. Visit for the latest construction updates.

  • Ace Hardware Helpful Tip: Canning Supplies

    If you have a green thumb, then you may want to watch this! Ace Hardware’s Dan Olson shows you everything you need to preserve and can the extra fruits and veggies from your lush garden. You can enjoy your harvest all year long with the right canning supplies. For more information, visit

  • Ace Hardware Helpful Tip: Storage Solutions

    If you’re looking to get organized before the school year is in full swing, then you’ll want to watch this video. Ace Hardware’s Mike Cripe offers storage solutions so you can keep all of your items in the correct spot. From clothing in your closet, to sports gear and accessories in the garage, Ace Hardware has the products you need to get and stay organized! Visit for more details. SPONSORED CONTENT  

  • Ace Hardware Helpful Tip: Fall Checklist

    Summer is over, and fall is finally here.¬† Because of the changing season, there are many things that you need to do around the house to protect your home. Ace Hardware’s Wes Streeter has some helpful tips so you can prep for fall and keep your home running well all season long. Visit for more information. SPONSORED CONTENT

  • Ace Hardware Helpful Tip: Snowblower Maintenance

    SPONSORED CONTENT Soon that fluffy white stuff will be hitting the Chicagoland area. Yep, winter is coming! If you want to prepare before the first snow falls, then you may want to get your snowblower all ready to go. Ace Hardware’s Wes Streeter has some helpful tips to get your snowblower in tip-top shape. Take a look at the video and then head to for more details.

  • Ace Hardware: The New Valspar Optimus Paint Line

    ¬†SPONSORED CONTENT You’ve got the perfect color picked out for a room, but now it’s time to actually purchase your paint. Ace Hardware’s Mike Cripe showcases the features of the new Valspar Optimus paint line now available at Ace Hardware.¬† Valspar Optimus has great stain resistance, high hide, and Valspar even offers a color guarantee. If you don’t like the color you choose, come back to the store and choose another gallon of paint courtesy of Valspar. Watch the video […]

  • Quick Fix: Maintain Hardwood Floors

    Do you have hardwood floors? If so, then you may want to watch this short video. Sean Buino gives some tips on how to keep your hardwood floors looking shiny and new in this quick fix.

  • How to Paint a Wrought Iron Fence

    Painting a fence may not sound like the hardest project, but painting a metal wrought iron fence? Well that’s another story. Here’s the how-to on this do-it-yourself project.

  • How to Build an Irrigation System

    If you’re looking for an easy way to keep your flowers hydrated this summer, then this DIY project might be for you! It just takes a couple of hours of work up front, and then no more watering for you this summer!

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