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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Talking About Bathroom Showers

Bathroom showers can be anything from a place to get a quick wash to a place that you can linger for a relaxing shower massage. Shower sprays range from a fixed bathroom shower head sticking out of the wall to hand held spray heads to shower towers with multiple spray heads. Some even have steam […]

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