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Bratcher Electric

Authorized Kohler Power Systems generator dealer and warranty service center. More than 50 years experience in the electical contracting and generator business with guaranteed Complete Customer Satisfaction.

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Heating & Cooling Contractors

Randazzo Heating, Cooling and Fireplaces

Since 1988 Randazzo Heating, Cooling and Fireplaces has been NATE certified, licensed and insured. Call Randazzo 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Highly trained technicians. Lennox and York dealer. We have our own installers and service all makes and models. We install and service geothermal.

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Basement Problems

Foundation Systems of Michigan

Foundation and Crawl Space Experts offering a wide variety of products and services. We have highly experienced inspectors, free inspections, interest-free financing & transferable warranties.

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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!

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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

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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"

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Environmental Noise Level Fact Sheet

Lead Paint Safety -- A Field Guide for Painting, Home Maintenance, and Renovation Work

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The Mold Menace

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Glenn's weekly Handyman columns

Many factors can impact project ‘done’ date
-- 10/01/2015

LED light bulbs are here to stay
-- 09/24/2015

Prepare driveways and walkways for winter
-- 09/17/2015

Deck maintenance important in fall, too
-- 09/10/2015

Skilled workers needed in home building and remodeling industries
-- 09/03/2015

Apps, affordable cameras can make thermal imaging a DIY project
-- 08/27/2015

Lots of options with keyless entry locks
-- 08/20/2015

Plan ahead to avoid potential flood damage
-- 08/13/2015

Hot temperatures can affect outdoor projects
-- 08/06/2015

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

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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