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Water Filtration

Reynolds Water Conditioning Co.

Certified Water Specialist. High performance water systems remove rust and odor from well water. ClearStream point of entry filters for city and well water. PureStream reverse osmosis systems. New salt-free water conditioning.

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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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Heating & Cooling Contractors

Family Heating, Cooling & Electrical

Honest, quality service with reliable products at a fair price. We carry all brands. Completely independent, no subcontractors. COMPLIMENTARY PROPOSALS not driven by incentives from manufacturers. 90 Trucks for fast service, 0% interest financing & same owner for 45+ continuous years.

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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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Publication date: 11/30/2010

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Fogging a crawl space can eliminate mold and musty odors

Dear Glenn: I was wondering if you could help us with a chronic problem of a very musty smelling crawl space that can be detected even inside our house. We have one layer of 6 mil plastic down over wet sand that never dried from a floor two years ago. It is a very deep, six-block crawl space with a sump pump. The side blocks are not covered with plastic. Should we put another layer of 6 mil plastic down on top of the one there, and put 6 mil plastic along the cement block of the wall of the crawl space? Any suggestions would be very much appreciated. We also heard about some type of anti-mold, anti-bacterial agent that can be put in the crawl space to help it smell better and prevent mustiness. Supposedly, it is nontoxic. If you know of any such substance, we would be grateful if you'd pass the information along to us. Thanks much.

Dear Susan: I would get in touch with Foundation Systems of Michigan, (877) 379-6424, They specialize in crawl space encapsulation. Their procedure is called the Vaporloc Elite Advantage.

While getting rid of the musty odor, the process also dries the crawl space and eliminates mold. The non-toxic product is called Concrobium, (866) 811-4148, You rent a fogger and fog the entire crawl space.

Note: This article was accurate at the date of publication. However, information contained in it may have changed. If you plan to use the information contained herein for any purpose, verification of its continued accuracy is your responsibility.

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