Home Maintenance Help for Locals Heading South for Winter

Thanks to a squirrel, several homes of part-time residents, from Niles to Deerfield, are more secure during the winter months.

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    Darrell Harmon for Pioneer Press
    When homeowners are away, Frank Orsi checks and replaces their home's furnace filters.

    Thanks to a squirrel, several homes of part-time residents, from Niles to Deerfield, are more secure during the winter months.

    Several years ago, the critter got into a house in Morton Grove, near Rich Pellicano's home, while the homeowners were out of town and used it as a playground. The squirrel ruined furniture, broke dishes and other fragile items, and ripped curtains.

    Read the rest of the story on Pioneer Local's Web site.