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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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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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Basement Problems

Foundation Systems of Michigan

Foundation and Crawl Space Experts offering a wide variety of products and services. We have highly experienced inspectors, free inspections, interest-free financing & transferable warranties.

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Roofing Replacement Guide

Replacing a roof isn't something a homeowner does that often.  Glenn Haege's Roofing Replacement Guide gives you the steps to follow in order to find a contractor, select the correct roofing materials and make sure that you are protected with the right warranty. It’s free!

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Product recall alerts from Glenn Haege

Some warnings you should be aware of


Dyson Recalls Bladeless Portable Electric Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

-- 04/04/2014

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Units About 338,000 in the U.S. and about 43,000 in Canada Description This recall is for all Dyson Hot heaters and Dyson Hot+Cool heaters having model number AM04 and all Dyson Hot+Cool heaters with model number AM05. The heaters are 23 inches tall with a round base and an upper body shaped like an elongated ring. The heaters have no external fan blades. They are made of plastic and were available in the colors silver, black and silver, blue and gray, gray and silver, pink and gray, purple and gray, and white and gray. Each heater came with a remote control. The model number is found above the Dyson logo on the product information sticker on the underside of the heater’s base. Incidents/Injuries Dyson is aware of 82 incidents of the recalled heaters short-circuiting and overheating, including four reports of heaters with burned or melted internal parts. No injuries or property damage have been reported. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled heaters and contact Dyson for a free repair. Sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Costco, Fry's, Kohl's, Lowe's, Macy's, Sears, Target and other retailers nationwide, and online at Abt.com, Amazon.com, Dyson.com, Groupon.com, HSN.com, QVC.com and Walmart.com from September 2011 to March 2014 for about $399.



Genie Recalls Garage Door Openers Due to Fire Hazard

-- 02/28/2014

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Units About 10,000 in the U.S. and 8,000 in Canada Description This recall involves Genie, models PowerMax 1200 and 1500, and Genie Pro, models TriloG 1200 and 1500, screw drive garage door openers. The garage openers are gray and have a rating of ¾ HPc for the models ending in 1200 and 1 HPc for the models ending in 1500. “Genie” and the model name appear on both sides of the opener. The serial numbers are printed on a label located on the side opposite to the light. Serial numbers for the recalled units start with the following five numbers:



Gree Expands Dehumidifier Recall to Include GE Brand Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

-- 01/31/2014

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Units About 350,000 in the United States and 2,700 in Canada (Gree previously recalled 2.2 million dehumidifiers under 12 other brand names in September 2013) Description This recall involves 30, 40, 50, 65-pint dehumidifiers with the GE brand name. Recalled model numbers are listed below. The brand name, model number, pint capacity and manufacture date are printed on the nameplate sticker on the back of the dehumidifier. The dehumidifiers are light gray plastic and measure between 19 and 23 inches tall, 13 and 15 inches wide, and 9 and 11 inches deep. Model Number Capacity Manufacture Date ADER30LN 30 pint 1/08 through 12/10 (for January 2008 through December 2010) ADEW30LN 30 pint AHR30LL 30 pint AHR30LM 30 pint AHW30LM 30 pint ADER40LN 40 pint AHH40LL 40 pint AHR40LL 40 pint AHR40LM 40 pint ADEH50LN 50 pint ADER50LN 50 pint ADEW50LN 50 pint AHH50LM 50 pint AHR50LL 50 pint AHR50LM 50 pint AHW50LM 50 pint ADER65LN 65 pint ADEW65LN 65 pint AHR65LL 65 pint AHR65LM 65 pint AHW65LM 65 pint Incidents/Injuries The firm has received 16 reports of incidents with the recalled GE-brand dehumidifiers, including 11 reports of overheating with no property damage beyond the units, and 5 reports of fires beyond the units which were associated with about $430,000 reported in property damage. This is in addition to more than 71 fires and $2,725,000 in property damage reported with other brands of Gree-manufactured dehumidifiers in the previous recall. No injuries have been reported. Remedy Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree to receive a refund. Sold at Sam’s Club, Walmart and other stores nationwide and in Canada, and online at Amazon.com and Ebay.com, from April 2008 through December 2011 for between $180 and $270. Manufacturer Gree Electric Appliances, of China Importers GE Appliances, of Louisville, Ky. Manufactured in China



Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing System Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

-- 01/24/2014

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This recall is for Series 503 Flushmate III Pressure Assist flushing systems installed inside toilet tanks that were manufactured from March 2008 through June 2009. The units are rectangular, black, two-piece vessels made of injection molded plastic. Previously recalled systems were manufactured from October 1997 through February 2008. Recalled units have a date code/serial number that is 16 characters long and is located on the label on the top of the Flushmate III. The first six numerals of the serial number are the date code. The date code range for units included in this recall in MMDDYY format is 030108 (March 1, 2008) through 063009 (June 30, 2009). The date code range for previously recalled systems in MMDDYY format was 101497 (October 14, 1997) through 022908 (February 29, 2008). Units included in this recall were sold individually and installed in toilets manufactured by American Standard, Crane, Ecotech, Eljer, Gerber, Kohler, Mancesa, Mansfield, Orion, St. Thomas, Universal Rundle, Vitra, Vitromex and Western Pottery.



Gree Recalls 12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazard

-- 09/13/2013

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Name of Product: Dehumidifiers Hazard: The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact Gree to receive a full refund. Consumer Contact: Gree toll-free at (866) 853-2802 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or online at www.greeusa.com and click on Recall for more information. Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Gree-Recalls-12-Brands-of-Dehumidifiers/ Recall Details Units: About 2.2 million in the United States and 52,500 in Canada Description: This recall involves 20, 25, 30, 40, 45, 50, 65 and 70-pint dehumidifiers with brand names Danby, De’Longhi, Fedders, Fellini, Frigidaire, Gree, Kenmore, Norpole, Premiere, Seabreeze, SoleusAir and SuperClima. Recalled model numbers and date codes are listed below. The brand name and the pint capacity are printed on the front of the dehumidifier. The model number and date code are printed on a sticker on the back, front or side of the unit. The dehumidifiers are white, beige, gray or black plastic and measure between 19 and 24 inches tall, 13 and 15 inches wide, and 9 and 11 inches deep.



Philips Lighting Recalls Endura and Ambient LED Bulbs Due to Shock Hazard

-- 08/16/2013

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Name of product: Endura and Ambient LED dimmable light bulbs Hazard: A lead wire in the bulb’s housing can have an improper fitting, which can electrify the entire lamp and pose a shock hazard. Consumer Contact: Philips Lighting Co. at (800) 295-5147 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.recall.philips.com, choose United States/English and click on the Endura and Ambient LED bulb recall for more information or email the firm at ledprincelamp@philips.com for more information.



Sears Reannounces Recall of Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Additional Reports of Fires, Burn, Low Consumer Response Rate

-- 07/18/2013

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Kenmore dehumidifiers Hazard: The dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke, melt and catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the dehumidifiers and contact the Recall Fulfillment Center to receive a Sears gift card for either $75, $80, $90 or $100, which may be used at any Sears or Kmart store or at Sears.com or Kmart.com. The gift card amount will depend on the capacity and year of the dehumidifier. In lieu of a gift card, consumers may request a check for the refund amount. All consumers with recalled units will also receive a $25 coupon that may be used at Sears Department Stores or Sears.com toward the purchase of a new Kenmore dehumidifier. Consumer Contact: LG Recall Fulfillment Center, toll-free at (855) 400-4641 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT Saturday. Consumers also can determine whether their product has been recalled and register for the remedy at www.Kenmoredehumidifierrecall.com. Recall Details Units: About 795,000 (previously recalled in August 2012) Description: This recall involves Kenmore brand 35-, 50- and 70-pint dehumidifiers made by LG and manufactured between 2003 and 2005. The dehumidifiers are made of white plastic and are between 21 and 24 inches tall, about 15 inches wide and about 13.5 inches deep. They have a fan, humidity controls and a Kenmore logo on their top front panels. They come with front-loading water buckets. Some models include remote controls. The model number can be found on the right side of the interior of the unit once the bucket has been removed. Recalled units have the following model numbers: 35-pint (2004) - 580.54351400 50-pint (2003) - 580.53509300 70-pint (2003) - 580.53701300 70-pint (2004) - 580.54701400 70-pint (2005) - 580.54701500 Incidents/Injuries: Sears has received seven additional incident reports of shorting and fire associated with the dehumidifiers, including one incident with a severe burn to a consumer's foot and three fires resulting in more than $300,000 of property damage. Sold exclusively at: Sears and Kmart stores nationwide and Sears.com and Kmart.com from 2003 to 2009 for between $140 and $220. Manufacturer: LG Electronics (Tianjin) Appliance Co., Ltd., of Tianjin, China Importers: LG Electronics USA Inc. and Sears Retailer: Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation, of Hoffman Estates, Ill. Manufactured in: China



Toro Recalls Zero Turn Riding Mowers Due to Fire Hazard

-- 05/10/2013

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Units About 3,700 in the U.S. and 60 in Canada (about 2,600 units were previously recalled in the U.S. and 30 in Canada in November 2012) Description This recall involves 2012 and 2013 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mowers. The mowers are red and black. “Toro” and “2000 Series” are printed on the side and “Z Master Commercial” on the front of the mowers. When viewed from the operator’s seat, the model and serial numbers are on a metal plate located at the front of the mower, below the seat, on the right-hand side. The following models and corresponding serial numbers are included in this recall: model number 74141 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000784 and 313000101 to 313000364; model number 74143 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000881 and 313000101 to 313000432; and model number 74145 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312001178 and 313000101 to 313000443. Incidents/Injuries Toro has received six reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported. Remedy Consumers should stop using the recalled mowers immediately and contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair and/or to check if the repair has already been made to the mower. Toro has contacted registered owners of the recalled mowers. Sold at Toro dealers nationwide from January 2012 through April 2013 for between $7,700 and $8,700. Manufacturer The Toro Co., of Bloomington, Minn. Manufactured in United States



LED Light Bulbs Recalled by Lighting Science Group Due to Fire Hazard

-- 03/22/2013

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Recall Details Units About 554,000 Description The 120-volt LED bulbs, sold as 6- 8- and 9-watt bulbs (equivalent to 40 or 50 watts), were marketed under the brand names Definity, EcoSmart, Sylvania and Westinghouse. The model numbers A19, G25 and R20/PAR20 are found on the packaging and on the light-colored circular neck above the base of the bulb where the date code is also printed. The date code reflects the week and year of manufacture; for example date code L4010 was produced during the 40th week of 2010. The date codes listed below may have the letters "CH " or "MX " at the end. For example, date code L4010 can also appear as L4010CH or L4010MX. The date codes are:



Ridgid Pneumatic Nailers Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Laceration or Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at the Home Depot

-- 12/07/2012

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: RIDGID Coil Roofing Nailer and RIDGID Clipped Head Framing Nailer Units: About 8,400 Coil Roofing Nailers and 4,400 Clipped Head Framing Nailers Importer: One World Technologies Inc., of Anderson, S.C. Manufacturer: De Poan Pneumatic Corporation, of Taiwan Hazard: The trigger assembly on the nailers can malfunction and involuntarily discharge a fastener, posing a laceration or injury hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description: The recalled pneumatic nailers are used to secure fasteners into roofs and woodwork. The orange and gray hand held drill-shaped tools have the name "RIDGID" on the side of the nailers in white type on a black panel. The model and serial numbers are located on the side of the nail tray/magazine where the fasteners are loaded. Recalled nailers have the following serial number range: Coil Roofing Nailer model R175RNE: ER114600001 through ER1217008424 Clipped Head Framing Nailer model R350CHE: ER114600001 through ER1215004424 Nailers with a blue dot on the product packaging are not included in the recall. Sold at: Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com between January 2012 and September 2012 for about $230. Manufactured in: Taiwan Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nailers and contact One World Technologies for a free replacement nailer. Consumer Contact: One World Technologies at (800) 597-9624 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ridgid.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.



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