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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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Roofers

Kearns Bros. Inc.

Check Us First for the Safety & Security for your family & home. Everyday, every job; Professional Lifetime Roofing Installation by GAF Certified Master Elite Installers. Kearns Brothers; America’s most honored & awarded GAF Master Elite Roofing company.

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Kitchens & Baths

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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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: 12/21/2010

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Several different alarms exist for water backup systems

Dear Glenn: I am on the board of a condo association and we are having a problem with the water backup system. It has been in place since 1985 and when we lose power, the system starts to leak. Our co-owners' water bills are rising to the tune of $400-$500. We can't hear the water running. Are there any backup systems that let you know when water is running through them? Maybe they have some type of alarm or whistle.

Ralph, Macomb

Dear Ralph: There are many different types of water alarms on the market. Get in touch with Warren Pipe and Supply, (586) 294-6810, www.warrenpipe.com. They have been an industry leader in plumbing for over 50 years. Ask for Brian or Mike.


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