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Jul
29th
2010

Get rid of the mold in your tile shower

Bathroom TileHave you ever looked at your shower and noticed that some of the grout looks discolored and dirty, like mildew has taken over? Well Grout is no different than a sponge.

The Grout has microscopic pores that dirty shampoo and body oils like to embed themselves into. This is the kind of stuff that mold can feed on!

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Jul
27th
2010

Does Granite Emit Radon Gas?

Gieco Commercial Guy

Does Charlie Daniels play a mean fiddle?

You’ve probably seen the Geico commercial and if you haven’t click on the image. Long story short…Yes, it is fact that granite does emit radon. However, the amount emitted is very small. READ MORE

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Jul
26th
2010

Got Moisture? (in your hardwood flooring)

Moisture in your Hardwood Floors

The first step in removing moisture in any hardwood flooring is to understand where the moisture is coming from. In most cases the moisture is due to a leak in a door seal, flooding of some kind, dishwasher leaks, plumbing lines that lead to water sources or some kind of seasonal variation. The problem needs to be isolated and solved before any constructive reconstruction can happen. From here the area needs to be completely dried.

With excessive moisture, a call to a water extraction professional should be given high priority.

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Jul
21st
2010

Acrylic Bathtubs and the Fiberglass Myth

Acrylic Carver Bathtubs Showroom Floor

Fiberglass and acrylic bathtubs are the two most common bathtubs out there. They are very similar; essentially they are both molded plastics. Acrylic bathtubs have fiberglass backing and fiberglass tubs are made from more than just fiberglass.

What makes them different, though, is the process by which they are created.

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