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Cleaning The Bathroom Daily

Cleaning the bathroom can be a hassle. Here is a guide for daily cleaning that does not take long and keeps your bathroom clean and fresh!Bathrooms, unlike other rooms in your home, cannot be just “picked up” and still be considered clean. Here is how to keep your bathroom clean without spending hours scrubbing and […]

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The Clogged Toilet

We had a tenant call us saying she had a clogged toilet, which was backing up. FYI – Her call wasn’t in the middle of the night. I went to the house and cleaned out the line inside the house. I thought that would take care of it. The tenant called a couple of days […]

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Cleaning Shower Doors

When cleaning shower doors, we have had good results using Lime-A-Way and CLR. The trick is to keep the chemical on the glass. We use a paper towel and put the chemical on it. It will stick to the glass. After about 10 to 15 minutes, we carefully pull the towel off and use a […]

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Installing Bathtub Shower Doors

Installing shower doors are actually very simple. We will show you the necessary steps to accomplish this task with a minimum of tools and in the relatively short amount of time. Lisa, a friend of ours, followed our directions and installed her shower doors herself. Here is a picture of her installed doors. Click on […]

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Greenboard and Cement Board

Greenboard is a material used on bathroom walls and is known by several names, including several trademark names. They are: drywall, sheetrock, gypsum board, and plaster board. There are several generic names used by local contractors based upon the area of the country. In this discussion we will just call the material “drywall”. The picture […]

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Bathroom Vanities and Mirrors

Most people do not realize that bathroom vanities and kitchen cabinets are different heights. The kitchen countertops are as a rule 36 inches tall and bathroom countertops are 29 to 30 inches tall. Kitchen cabinets are typically 24 inches deep, while bathroom vanities are 18 to 21 inches deep. What difference does this make? Actually […]

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Different Styles of Bathtubs

Bathtubs are manufactured in many different types of materials to suit many different types of applications. In the past, your options were cast iron stand alone or cast iron built in. Now you can choose not only right or left, but a vast array of materials. Right or left means that as you are standing […]

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