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Deck Construction Materials

Timber Tech

While most manufacturers cut corners and neglect the bottom of the deck board and groove, Timber Tech goes the extra mile, making your deck strong enough to resist scratches, stains, and fading.

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Windows

Kearns Bros. Inc.

Check Us First for Beechworth Windows by James Hardie; the beauty of a REAL WOOD interior where you want it with a fiberglass exterior where you need it or look at the Restorations Windows by Sunrise Window; beauty, options, & maintenance free replacement windows.

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Plumbing

Universal Plumbing Supply

Why settle for pictures when you can get a world of choice at Universal Plumbing? Choose from Michigan's largest selection of under mounted sinks, a display of 500 faucets and a huge collection of working toilets, vessles, tubs, spas & designer items.

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Products can fix milky looking stamped concrete

Dear Glenn: About eight years ago, I had a stamped concrete patio and walkway installed, which is stained with a brick-red dye. This past summer, I attempted to reseal the concrete after a good power washing. A company had previously sealed it. I used Thompson's concrete sealer, following the directions on applying two coats.

Initially it looked awesome, but after several months, the finish became milky and left the appearance unattractive. What did I do wrong and how can I correct this problem? From a longtime listener, I appreciate any help you can provide to my dilemma, which I can then correct next spring.

Dear Chuck: To revive the patio, try using a product called Dad's Easy Spray Paint, Stain & Varnish Remover, www.dadseasyspray.com, to strip off the sealer. According to their website, you can find this product at your local ACE Hardware store, item number 33831. Apply a water-based acrylic sealer manufactured by Euclid Chemical, (800) 321-7628, www.euclidchemical.com. It is available at Theut Products, (586) 949-1300, www.theutproductsinc.com.


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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