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Windows

Dillman & Upton

Since 1910 Quality Windows And Doors with expert installation. Partnered with Andersen and Jeldwen. Window specialist.

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Closets by Design

Custom closets, garages, pantries, laundry rooms and offices. We design, build and install custom storage solutions for all areas of your home or office.

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Lawn and Landscape Supply

Rock Shoppe

You'll save tons of money and have tons of fun, explore our inviting yard for unique statuary, mulches, soils and hardscape materials. One of the largest vendors of landscape supplies in Southeast Michigan. Rock Shoppe north off M-14. SW corner of Territorial and Gotfredson.

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Deck Care Fast & Easy book

Glenn Haege's Deck Care Fast & Easy explains what to do and what to buy for that four letter word that lives in your backyard; your deck!  This book walks you though selecting between woods and man made decking, deck maintenance, brightening, stripping, sealing and staining. It’s free!

Download the guide here

Publication date: 11/23/2010

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Try floating floor over self-leveling concrete

Dear Glenn: I recently removed the carpeting in my living room with the intention of laying hardwood flooring, but discovered there was self-leveling concrete under the carpeting.

I've been told you can't lay hardwood flooring over self-leveling concrete. Is this true? If not, would you please inform me how I can complete this project without cracking or ruining the self-leveling concrete foundation during the hardwood flooring installation?

Dear Jason: I have not heard that you cannot install hardwood flooring on self-leveling concrete. What I would do is install a floating floor so it does not have any direct contact with the self-leveling concrete.


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