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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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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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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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