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Carpeting

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Kitchens & Baths

Universal Plumbing Supply

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Glenn's weekly Handyman columns

Right A/C unit, lower humidity equals comfort
-- 07/30/2015

Use power washer properly to avoid damage
-- 07/23/2015

Discover, decide to cut clutter in your home
-- 07/16/2015

Finding good contractors takes some homework
-- 07/09/2015

Prep your home for Fourth of July parties
-- 07/02/2015

Do homework to avoid scams
-- 06/25/2015

Prepare for home emergencies with ICE
-- 06/18/2015

National Hardware Show offers unique products
-- 06/12/2015

Let kids help you with summer to-do list
-- 06/04/2015

Shipping containers offer cheaper housing
-- 05/28/2015

Some cleaning products work for home and cars
-- 05/21/2015

Get ready for grilling season
-- 05/14/2015

All wood finishes are not created equal
-- 05/07/2015

Plan ahead to survive summer power outages
-- 04/30/2015

Repairing roads still hot topic this spring
-- 04/23/2015

Credits, rebates remain for energy efficiency
-- 04/16/2015

Give your home’s exterior a spring bath
-- 04/09/2015

Websites, apps make home improvements easier
-- 04/02/2015

There’s home work before you sell your house
-- 03/26/2015

Readying home for sale an art — and a science
-- 03/19/2015

Many home improvements not good investments
-- 03/12/2015

Great flood of 2014 taught us important lessons
-- 03/05/2015

New product uptick at national builders show
-- 02/26/2015

Home starts projected to rise 8 percent
-- 02/19/2015

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

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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