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Q. I keep seeing pictures of chandeliers in different rooms. I’m ready to take the plunge. Where do I start?

A circa-1900 Viennese chandelier, $9,300, at New Metal Crafts A. If you’re looking for antique chandeliers, get ready to have some fun. One amazing shop is Antique Resources (1741 W. Belmont Ave., 773-871-4242; antiqueresourcesinc.com), which has thousands of French, Italian, English, and German chandeliers from about 1700 through the Art Deco period. All have been … Read more

Q. Do you know of any environmentally sensitive house-cleaning services?

A. Cleanse Home (773-632-7170; cleanberets.com). Owner Carolyn Messina has been in business for five years and offers standard cleaning services, too. The products she uses for her natural-home clients are Shaklee, Seventh Generation, and Simple Green. “We make it as easy as possible for the clients,” Messina says. “They can contact us through the Web … Read more

Q. I love a print I bought from an artist named Eleanor Coen. Did she go on to fame and fortune?

“Three Little Trees in the City” (1955), color lithograph by Eleanor Coen A. You never know when you might come across a relatively unknown artist whose work absolutely rivets you. And it’s fun to think that your piece could someday be considered important by people other than you. Many highly regarded artists whose pieces now … Read more