Today's blends of salt-based products for eliminating ice on sidewalks and driveways includes additives to prevent harm to pets, concrete and landscapes.
Blends of salt and chemical combinations create better options today for not only keeping winter roads safe, but also to prevent harm to vehicles and vegetation.
Illinoisans bundle up against frigid temperatures as temps expected in the lower or mid-20s today and Thursday
CHICAGO | Homeless advocates opened warming centers, children bundled in parkas and scarves, and wind-lashed commuters quickened their pace Tuesday as brutal cold gripped Illinois.
Commuters bundle up against extreme cold conditions Tuesday in Chicago. Temperatures in the area were hovering around zero with sub-zero wind chill reading hitting 10 below. Forecasters say waves of frigid Arctic air began moving over the region Saturday night.
It seems that Mother Nature realized that it's January and she had forgotten to give us winter, so now, unfortunately, it's business as usual.
Within a two-hour drive of Northwest Indiana are several ski parks that offer programs and slopes for all ages, and help you maintain your fitness level during the winter.
Now that the holiday festivities are over and the last of the Christmas decorations have been tucked away, we can get back to our daily lives. No Christmas shopping to worry about and no lights to hang up outdoors.
Indiana Utility Consumer Counselor David Stippler is reminding Hoosiers the state's winter utility disconnection moratorium has begun and will continue through March 15.
Today's bird feeders are easy to clean because of advanced design with features that disemble with ease, while dispensing a steady flow of seeds to hungry awaiting feathered friends.
For the birds who do not fly south for the winter, bird feeders in yards filled with energy-rich seed mixes are a welcomed and inviting sight from a bird's eye view.
Bird feeders with covered canopies preserve seeds longer by protecting bird's preferred food from the elements such as snow, rain and wind.
CHICAGO | Elizabeth Wilton was new to Chicago in 2004 and she bought a steering wheel club lock to prevent her car from being stolen. So imagine her shock when she couldn't find her car on the Rogers Park street where she had left it the night before.
"It is human versus nature."
CHICAGO | In Chicago, where people plan for temperatures that often reach extremes on either end of the thermometer, mild winter weather can mean readjustment for many people and industries.
The frozen moonscape of an ice-covered beach can be awe-inspiring, eerily beautiful and all too familiar in winter across the Great Lakes.
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