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Bathroom Remodel

he bathroom remodel is usually high on homeowners’ wish lists, and why not? This is where we spend a lot of time. This is where most everyone starts and ends their day. We brush our teeth, shave, put on makeup, shower and soak in the tub. So why not have a room that fits your […]

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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 Cabinets

Bathroom cabinets can help when it comes to relieving the short supply of storage in the bathroom. More storage is one of the most common reasons people remodel their bathrooms. The first thing to decide is what different type or types of cabinets you want for your bathroom and what the sizes will be. You […]

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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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Bathroom Design

Before you decide what bathroom design you want, remember this, “do what makes you happy”. While you may want to follow a certain style, do not become so inflexible that you crush your creative spirit along the way. Use a theme or a mood, but put your own personality into the room. Use your favorite […]

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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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Bathroom Exhaust Fans

Most people think the bathroom exhaust fans are primarily for removing odors and they are partially correct. The real function is to remove moisture from the bathroom. Homes without an outside window in their bathroom should ALWAYS have an exhaust fan installed. Moisture and mold are always a problem in these homes. Some local requirements […]

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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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Our Bathroom Makeover for Under $500.00

Thinking about a new bathroom makeover? Here is how we did it for under $500.00. We would do the following: Refinish the vanity cabinet; Put new hardware on the vanity cabinet; Install a new sink faucet; Put up new fixtures (a towel bar and toilet paper bar); Paint the walls and trim; Install new light […]

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