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Carpeting

Fairway Tile & Carpet

Best known for Enviro-Cushion, the waterproof, insulated carpet padding for basements, concrete slabs and over crawl spaces and garages. Fairway Tile & Carpet has one of Michigan's largest flooring collections including exotic hardwood, tile, fine carpeting, vinyl tile & sheetgoods. Expert installation.

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Mold Remediation & Testing

Concrobium

Stop using bleach to fight mold! Concrobium mold-fighting products get rid of mold on indoor and outdoor surfaces - without harmful chemicals. Concrobium Mold Control crushes mold spores as it dries and then stays on the surface to prevent future mold growth.

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Roofers

Kearns Bros. Inc.

Experience counts! With over 17,200 roofs installed in Southeast Michigan, Kearns Bros. has the knowledge, experience and roofing system you need for your best and safest roofing choice. Serving Michigan since 1986.

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Hardwood Floor Care book

Nothing matches the warmth and style of a real wood floor.  You can keep it looking great with Glenn Haege's Complete Hardwood Floor Care Guide.  this book covers it all , from caring for new floors to cleaning, maintaining, and solving problems with your existing wood floors. It’s free!

Download the guide here

Energy News

Latest federal tax credits for energy efficient home improvements

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Michigan court ruling updates Uniform Energy Code for homes after multi-year review.

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The Green Scene

How Green are you?

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Energy Incentives

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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REGREEN ASID & USGBC "Residential Remodeling Guidelines"

Click here to download the 182-page book

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Glenn's weekly Handyman columns

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-- 02/19/2015

Crowds at home show precursor to busy spring
-- 02/13/2015

New mandates to hike cost of water heaters
-- 02/05/2015

Know what to do when detector alarm sounds
-- 01/29/2015

Newer paints lack toxic VOC fumes
-- 01/22/2015

Humidity is your friend in winter
-- 01/15/2015

Availability of remodeling products varies
-- 01/09/2015

Don’t delay on project planning
-- 01/02/2015

Plan ahead to clear snow and ice successfully
-- 12/26/2014

Get home ready for holiday stress
-- 12/19/2014

Santa Glenn’s gift ideas for the home
-- 12/12/2014

Tips for safe holiday decorating
-- 12/05/2014

Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving feast took planning
-- 11/27/2014

High-tech gas fireplace options heat up
-- 11/20/2014

Find out lifespan of household elements
-- 11/14/2014

Fall back is a reminder of maintenance needs
-- 11/06/2014

Home Show offers big ideas for attendees
-- 10/31/2014

Prepare for the worst and hope for the best
-- 10/23/2014

Portable heaters best for small areas
-- 10/16/2014

Insulation do’s and don’ts
-- 10/10/2014

Newer furnaces smaller, last longer and can be up to 97 percent efficient
-- 10/03/2014

Plan to ‘blitz’ your fall projects
-- 09/26/2014

Best new window is one installed properly
-- 09/21/2014

Follow a checklist for seasonal home shutdown
-- 09/12/2014

Start repairing sun's damage to decks, other household spots
-- 09/05/2014

Most recent Ask Glenn topics

PEX is an excellent choice for new water lines
-- 12/28/2010

Lowering a thermostate can create heating bill savings
-- 12/28/2010

Call your gas company if unpleasant smells arise from gas appliances
-- 12/28/2010

Check the National Association of Home Inspectors website for licensed home inspectors
-- 12/28/2010

Use infrared scans to be sure of leak origins
-- 12/28/2010

Products are available just for suspended ceilings
-- 12/21/2010

Get an infrared scan to show where insulation is needed
-- 12/21/2010

Several different alarms exist for water backup systems
-- 12/21/2010

Sound preparation is vital to prevent peeling bathroom paint
-- 12/21/2010

Blower test can diagnose heat loss issues
-- 12/14/2010

Independent Window Repair can fix broken seals
-- 12/14/2010

Cellulous insulation can be blown in over fiberglass
-- 12/14/2010

Remove old, damaged floor before installing a new one
-- 12/14/2010

Avoid redirecting clothes dryer to heat home
-- 12/14/2010

Always get multiple estimates for waterproofing basements
-- 12/07/2010

Products can fix milky looking stamped concrete
-- 12/07/2010

Best hardwood floor is one that is installed correctly
-- 12/07/2010

Soluble salts from wet plaster are cause of peeling paint
-- 12/07/2010

Doozy products clean and shine furniture
-- 11/30/2010

Use manufacturers website to find reputable contractors
-- 11/30/2010

Giani paint on kitchen countertops creates a granite look
-- 11/30/2010

Fogging a crawl space can eliminate mold and musty odors
-- 11/30/2010

Thermal imaging camera can determine source of water leaks
-- 11/30/2010

Try floating floor over self-leveling concrete
-- 11/23/2010

Look for specialized repairmen when filling basement cracks
-- 11/23/2010

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