`Deconstruction' Offers Low Prices on House Items
Likens, Terri, THE JOURNAL RECORD
HINSDALE, Ill. _ In an otherwise manicured neighborhood in an affluent Chicago suburb, one house was the scene of chaos: vehicles parked haphazardly, people tramping across the lawn, pulling up lilies and dragging off shrubs.
The commotion was worse inside, where the writing was literally on the walls: "Let's Keep It Out Of Da Landfills."
Jodi and Patrick Murphy were responsible for the mess. For a percentage, their Murco Recycling will auction off anything in a structure scheduled for demolition.
At the Murphys' behest, a crowd of people will come and tear out plumbing and light fixtures, pry off wood paneling, and even carry away the flagstones …
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