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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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Mold Remediation & Testing

Concrobium

Stop using bleach to fight mold! Concrobium mold-fighting products get rid of mold on indoor and outdoor surfaces - without harmful chemicals. Concrobium Mold Control crushes mold spores as it dries and then stays on the surface to prevent future mold growth.

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Insulation

The Insulation Man

Air sealing, thermal imaging, blower door testing, energy audits, existing homes, new construction homes.

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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!

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Publication date: 12/28/2010

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Call your gas company if unpleasant smells arise from gas appliances

Dear Glenn: Several times a year, our gas dryer, gas stove burners and gas oven emit a terrible scent. It lasts for a week or so. We are going through it again. Our clothes and bath towels smell terrible after using these appliances.

The gas company sent out a service man. He could find no gas or carbon monoxide leaks anywhere. He did admit he could smell the unpleasant odor, which reminded him of a cook stove at a campsite. Please help.

Dear Roland: It was smart of you to call the gas company. You do not want to mess around with a possible gas or carbon monoxide leak. Your home may be too tight, and that is where the odor may be coming from. You may need to get fresh air into your home. Open a window about 3 inches while you are using the appliance. If the odor is reduced, get a blower door test of your home. Call Ed Irvine at Flame Heating, Cooling & Electrical (888) 234-2340, www.flamefurnace.com. This test will determine air change rate per hour in your home.


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