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Medicine Hat Media Advertisers – Tim Weinberger

MEDICINE HAT MEDIA ADVERTISERS – TIM WEINBERGER

1) If you want to reach new customers then you must advertise There’s always new business out there. Your market changes constantly. Whether it’s from new families moving into the area or changing income levels which can mean changes in lifestyles, needs and buying habits. It can all lead to new potential customers for you, […]

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Medicine Hat Medical and Cosmetologist – Dr. Burger

MEDICINE HAT MEDICAL AND COSMETOLOGIST – DR. BURGER

Pigmentation Pigmentation problems are one of the toughest conditions to properly treat in the Aesthetic industry. Results can be obtained easily, but to maintain the permanently improved effect is tricky. How the Body Works: In the deepest layers of our skin reside melanocytes, which produce pigment and color to our skin.  Heritage (genetics) determine each […]

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Medicine Hat Sporting Goods Supplier – Jason Black

MEDICINE HAT SPORTING GOODS SUPPLIER – JASON BLACK

The Outdoorsman is a family run & local business in Medicine Hat that has been helping our customers since 1980. The small hunting shop that opened back then has grown into a large, well stocked and customer friendly environment. We continually serve our loyal customers from all parts of Alberta as well as provide service […]

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Medicine Hat Residential Renovators – Lyle Woodward C.E.T.

MEDICINE HAT RESIDENTIAL RENOVATORS – LYLE WOODWARD C.E.T.

STRONGWOOD CONSTRUCTION was established in Medicine Hat in 2013, born of a vision to offer quality and affordable renovation projects.  Owned and operated by a local Hatter, Lyle Woodward C.E.T., Strongwood Construction has found its way by offering the knowledge and education to successfully navigate any renovation project.  We employ journeymen carpenters, apprentices, labourers, and […]

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MEDICINE HAT IMMIGRATION CONSULTANT – LINA HIJAZI

  Lina Hijazi, is the President of LEA Employment & Immigration Inc. Throughout her career and experience with immigration needs she has come across many different individuals, situations & stories. This has influenced the way she assists her clients and how she wants her team to approach the areas of immigration and employment – with […]

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Medicine Hat Art’s Excavating – Warren Schneider

MEDICINE HAT ART’S EXCAVATING – WARREN SCHNEIDER

Building in the City VS Acreage When building a new home you may find yourself in the predicament of deciding between Urban and Rural living. Other than the obvious differences of no Garbage man and an abundance of open space there are a few things to think about. Firstly on most acreage living you have […]

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Medicine Hat Shoe Addiction – Trena Dworak

MEDICINE HAT SHOE ADDICTION – TRENA DWORAK

Shoes, Shoes & More Shoes Shoe Addiction has a vast assortment of heels of all heights, boots, wide calf boots, booties, sandals, flip flops, comfort shoes, grad & weddings styles. Shoe Addiction also has an extensive collection of unique PLUS Size Ladies Clothing, Purses, Belts & Jewelry Shoe Addiction offers personalized services tailored to your […]

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Medicine Hat Chiropractic Care – Dr. Cherniak

MEDICINE HAT CHIROPRACTIC CARE – DR. CHERNIAK

Power Of The Chiropractic Adjustment Patients often ask what it is that a chiropractic adjustment is doing to them. Through education and clinical experience, there are various ideas on what is happening during the adjustment. One idea is that when the spine is out of alignment, nerve pressure occurs at that particular site. Upon adjustment, […]

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Medicine Hat Health Renew Laser therapist – Liz Mock

MEDICINE HAT HEALTH RENEW LASER THERAPIST – LIZ MOCK

What is Golfer’s Elbow? If you’ve ever had it, you know what it is. There’s pain on the inside of your elbow, and there may be muscle weakness and a weak grip. Sometimes the pain occurs only after you have been using your elbow for a while. Conversely, sometimes the pain is at the beginning […]

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Medicine Hat Residential Swimmer – Russel Koch

MEDICINE HAT RESIDENTIAL SWIMMER – RUSSEL KOCH

What is water chemistry when we are talking about pool water? About 90% of all pool problems arise from faulty water chemistry.  The chemistry of your pool water is constantly changing or being altered because of rains, hot spells, heavy bather loads and even falling leaves or grass clippings. What does it mean when they […]

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Medicine Hat Wellness Centre – William Audren

MEDICINE HAT WELLNESS CENTRE – WILLIAM AUDREN

Eating Healthy on the Road Trying to eat  healthy while traveling can be one of the greatest challenges. Before you leave, try to decide what foods will be a big “no-no” during your trip. When you make that decision ahead of time, you will avoid the stressful mental games when “bad” foods are present. Always […]

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Medicine Hat Radiologist – Thomas Strain

MEDICINE HAT RADIOLOGIST – THOMAS STRAIN

Where does BGSA get the money, to run such a busy practice? At least once a month, I get asked, do I have to pay for this procedure or does my Alberta Health Care (AHC) cover it? Whether it be AHC or another provincial health program, as long as your number is valid, the province […]

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Medicine Hat Auto Reconditioning – Rob Schock

MEDICINE HAT AUTO RECONDITIONING – ROB SCHOCK

You love your vehicle for many reasons – from the driving experience and styling to the comfort and security you feel behind the wheel, and now with window tint you can add another reason! Not only does it give your vehicle an aesthetically pleasing look but many people don’t realize there are many functional benefits […]

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Medicine Hat Real Estate Services- Bridget Lambert

MEDICINE HAT REAL ESTATE SERVICES- BRIDGET LAMBERT

Wanting to sell your home for the most amount of money and in the shortest time frame? Location, condition, price and exposure are the critical factors when selling a home. Unlike location, which is fixed, you have control over the condition of your home.  To improve the condition there are several things that can be […]

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Medicine Hat Auto Service – Ralph Garnett

MEDICINE HAT AUTO SERVICE – RALPH GARNETT

We have had what feels like one of the warmest & wettest summers in recent memory. What affect has the summer weather had on your vehicle? The A/C has been running full out most of the summer. Most vehicles have a Cabin Air Filter we should check or replace. Antifreeze: many vehicles with “Long Life” […]

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Medicine Hat Pharmacy – Irene Azzer

MEDICINE HAT PHARMACY – IRENE AZZER

Back to School and Lice Lice are spread by close contact with someone who has lice or by sharing personal items such as combs, brushes, hats, towels and bedding with an infected person. What are the signs of lice? The most common sign is itching in the areas where the louse bites. Frequent scratching may […]

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Medicine Hat Funeral Chapel and Crematorium – Roger Sept

MEDICINE HAT FUNERAL CHAPEL AND CREMATORIUM – ROGER SEPT

WHY DO WE HAVE FUNERALS and ERECT MONUMENTS? Many people often say they don’t want to have a funeral, but what they don’t realize is that the funeral is not for them—it is for the family and friends.  A time for them to get together, share memories and offer moral support.  By not having a […]

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Medicine Hat Counselor – Peggy Davis

MEDICINE HAT COUNSELOR – PEGGY DAVIS

Why Won’t my Teen Talk to Me Believe it or not, your teen does want to talk with you! Many times, however, parents are trying too hard to force communication with their teen by giving unsolicited advice, cornering their kids, or blowing up. Let’s talk about a few ways you can change your behavior today […]

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Medicine Hat granite decorators- Arlen Jalbert

MEDICINE HAT GRANITE DECORATORS- ARLEN JALBERT

Natural stone can be classified into two general categories according to it’s composition: siliceous stone or calcareous stone. Knowing the difference is critical when selecting cleaning products. Siliceous stone is composed mainly of silica or quartz-like particles. It tends to be very durable and relatively easy to clean with mild acidic cleaning solutions. Types of […]

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Medicine Hat Glass Treatment – Ron Beauchesne

MEDICINE HAT GLASS TREATMENT – RON BEAUCHESNE

Increased safety: Our water repellent treatment significantly improves visibility when it rains and reduces glare, particularly at night. Increased effectiveness: It helps eliminate insects, mud and other dirt. It effectively removes snow and slush and withstands glass-cleaning and de-icing products, even car washes. Increased savings: Our water repellent treatment reduces windshield washer fluid consumption and […]

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Medicine Hat accounter – Angie Ritchie

MEDICINE HAT ACCOUNTER – ANGIE RITCHIE

September always brings a fresh start as the kids go Back to School.  It’s also a great time for small businesses to prepare for Year End.  Have you let your bookkeeping get behind and you’re feeling a little overwhelmed?  Ledgers can help you out!  We offer full bookkeeping, accounting and tax services such as: Daily/Weekly/Monthly […]

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Medicine Hat Community Living Considerations – Vern Enslen

MEDICINE HAT COMMUNITY LIVING CONSIDERATIONS – VERN ENSLEN

Community Living Considerations There are almost as many reasons for moving from a single family dwelling into a close community setting as there are people. The community setting being referred to could be condo style, apartment building or a retirement villa. Some of the considerations are freedom from building and grounds up-keep, freedom to travel […]

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Medicine Hat Dentist- Sameet Gill

MEDICINE HAT DENTIST- SAMEET GILL

  Children and Dentistry Taking children to the dentist at a young age helps set them up for lifelong healthy habits. Establishing a ‘dental home’ early also helps reduce the amount of anxiety that children can feel going to see a dentist. Often we see kids in an emergency for the first visit and it […]

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Medicine Hat Heating and Sheet Metal Technician – Martin Schultz

MEDICINE HAT HEATING AND SHEET METAL TECHNICIAN – MARTIN SCHULTZ

DONE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME Our mission at Silverback Heating and Sheet Metal is to provide our customers with professional and courteous service.  Our qualified and friendly staff will deliver excellent workmanship with superior results. This means exceptional service from the initial point of contact.  Right from that first phone call or email right through […]

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Medicine Hat Roofer – Greg Wilson

MEDICINE HAT ROOFER – GREG WILSON

In a previous article I stressed the importance of proper underlayment to maximize the life of the shingles on top. Here in this picture is a perfect example. You can clearly see that the bottom 4 feet of the roof looks almost new, while the rest of the roof looks to be 15-20 years old […]

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FLOORING PROFESSIONAL MEDICINE HAT – MAIN FLOOR CARPET

Welcome to Main Floor Carpets! Started in 1985, we have over 32 years of experience in the flooring business! Our team at Main Floor Carpets is dedicated to excellence in quality products, customer service, and installation at competitive prices. We are not only committed to meeting your expectations, but exceeding them. We offer you the […]

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Medicine Hat IT Solutions- Drew Langworthy

MEDICINE HAT IT SOLUTIONS- DREW LANGWORTHY

Your computer is part of the everyday life, It can bring things to a hault when it won’t even turn on. That’s why a small group of local guys got together and created Something Techy. A fast growing new company based in Medicine Hat. Fixing your tech problems is exactly what we do. If you […]

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Medicine Hat Automotive Services – Tyson Knoblich

MEDICINE HAT AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES – TYSON KNOBLICH

Did you know that The Shine Factory has been serving Medicine Hat and area for over 25 years But why buy from The Shine Factory? The convenience of buying from an automotive accessories Expert® is our ability to figure out exactly what you want out of the part you’re looking to purchase. The price difference […]

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Medicine Hat Neurologic Music Therapy- Brandon Thomas

MEDICINE HAT NEUROLOGIC MUSIC THERAPY- BRANDON THOMAS

What is Neurologic Music Therapy? Neurologic Music Therapy is defined by the Academy of Neurologic Music Therapy as “the therapeutic application of music to cognitive, sensory, and motor function due to neurologic disease of the human nervous system. Neurologic Music Therapy is research-based. The Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT) skillfully uses music and it’s elements to […]

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Corinne Hoffner- Gardening Expert Medicine Hat

CORINNE HOFFNER- GARDENING EXPERT MEDICINE HAT

Fall Bulbs: “Plant Now for Early Spring Colour” Fall bulbs arrive in Garden Centres late August, early September. These bulbs can not be planted in spring because they require a long period of cold temperatures. Planting Plant bulbs in well drained soil. If you have heavy clay soil, improve it by adding compost or zeolite. […]

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Regina Recreational Vehicle Expert – Tom Oakes

REGINA RECREATIONAL VEHICLE EXPERT – TOM OAKES

Here at the mall, we are enjoying the summer much like many customers. As the season starts to draw to a close keep in mind that you have to have a home for your rig. We are now booking storage sites and can offer space for as little as 50 cents a day!!! Call and […]

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Rob Carey- Regina Recycled Glass and Granite Expert

ROB CAREY- REGINA RECYCLED GLASS AND GRANITE EXPERT

ELEVATE YOUR HOME WITH LUXURIOUS, RECYCLED GLASS. We transform recycled glass into countertops and mosaic tiles durable enough for any busy home. The end result is maintenance-free surfaces with rich, deep colours and an unparalleled brilliance that lasts a lifetime. Made with up to 72% recycled content, our recycled glass surfaces aren’t just stunning, they’ll […]

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Heating and Cooling Expert Regina- Ed Hodel

HEATING AND COOLING EXPERT REGINA- ED HODEL

Frequently Asked Questions How often should I change my air filter? At the risk of telling you something you’re tired of hearing, replace the air filter in your furnace on a regular basis. Dirty air filters reduce the amount of air flowing through a system and make the furnace work harder to maintain the temperature. […]

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Regina Electrical Expert – Russel Fossum

REGINA ELECTRICAL EXPERT – RUSSEL FOSSUM

Power tools have big appetites. The moment you turn them on, they gobble up more than their fair share of electricity. As a result, you have probably tripped a few circuit breakers in your shop while feeding your power tools. To ensure you have an adequate power supply for your hungry power tools, it may […]

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Deanna Tanner- Regina Lingerie and Alterations Expert

DEANNA TANNER- REGINA LINGERIE AND ALTERATIONS EXPERT

NEWS FLASH! The Add 4” to your measurement bra rule doesn’t work.  It’s true, the rule we have all been buying our bras by for the last 60 years is a huge failure.  I’m going to let you in on the industry secret that will do one of two things.  Either it will make everyone […]

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Regina Hill Avenue Drugs Experts – Andrew Gilbert

REGINA HILL AVENUE DRUGS EXPERTS – ANDREW GILBERT

Here at Hill Avenue Drugs, we have been serving the Lakeview Community since 1953. Since then, the city of Regina has seen a great deal of expansion. The role of the pharmacist behind the counter has also changed a great deal in the last sixty years.  In the early days, pharmacists would prepare many medications […]

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Lethbridge New Vehicles  -Dunlop Ford

LETHBRIDGE NEW VEHICLES -DUNLOP FORD

Every year Ford of Canada’s President’s Diamond Award recognizes an elite group of dealerships across the country that exceeded objectives in sales and customer service. The President’s “Diamond Award”, is the highest honour a Ford dealer can receive for outstanding achievement in vehicle sales and customer service. In Alberta, Dunlop Ford is the only dealership […]

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Lethbridge Bosch Appliance Repair Service -Ted Hill

LETHBRIDGE BOSCH APPLIANCE REPAIR SERVICE -TED HILL

As the only authorized service center for Bosch Kitchen Machines in the area – come see us for all your service issues. We sell new and used Bosch Kitchen Machines with full warranty backed by our own service center and with Ted Hill as our head technician, we boast over 40 years of  experience. The […]

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Lethbridge Weight Management -Robin Hrudey

LETHBRIDGE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT -ROBIN HRUDEY

The Secret Challenge to Weight Loss that Few Dieters will Ever Know… There are 3 critical things to understand about weight loss that will help you maintain a balanced weight after dieting: 1.One of the greatest hazards of dieting is losing muscle mass along with fat. 2.Muscle is required to burn calories. Therefore, when you […]

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Lethbridge Hearing  -Michael B. Golia, BC-HIS ,RHAP

LETHBRIDGE HEARING -MICHAEL B. GOLIA, BC-HIS ,RHAP

QUESTION: Why is it so difficult to get people to get their HEARING TESTED? And what can we offer them to encourage them to do this? Answer: We tried offering FREE BACON. And a FREE HEARING TESTS offer… doesn’t seem to work. So how about we offer GOLD? “Go for the GOLD”…Book a complete HEARING […]

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Lethbridge Sales & Salesmanship -Will Slattery, Sales Performance Coach

LETHBRIDGE SALES & SALESMANSHIP -WILL SLATTERY, SALES PERFORMANCE COACH

Selling requires the ability to talk less and listen more. For someone like me who loves to talk this can be a challenge. So I employ the 70-30 rule when it comes to selling, I talk 30% of the time and engage the probable purchaser to talk 70% of the time. If you can ask […]

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Lethbridge Denture Wear -Allen Hosack DD.

LETHBRIDGE DENTURE WEAR -ALLEN HOSACK DD.

If you have dentures or are considering the option of getting dentures there are probably a few myths that you have heard that have given you cause for alarm. The first myth that many people have is that dentures last forever. This is simply not true. Even the most expensive dentures won’t hold up forever […]

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Lethbridge Real Estate -Ron Lagemaat, BSc. REALTOR®

LETHBRIDGE REAL ESTATE -RON LAGEMAAT, BSC. REALTOR®

Is an Investment Property Right for You? How are your investments doing lately?  Did you dump the oil and dig for gold? Play the currency game, or hide in Bonds? It’s tricky to know what to go into and tempting to jump around for the best return.  That’s never really a good long-term plan.  I’m […]

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Lethbridge Used Vehicles & Tires -Robert Roy

LETHBRIDGE USED VEHICLES & TIRES -ROBERT ROY

  In the ever changing world of automotive sales one thing never changes, there will always be good and bad deals. The purpose of this article is to help achieve positive results for consumers. We will presume you have already determined a make, model, and price range, and that you have pre-qualified for a purchase, […]

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Lethbridge Senior & Assisted Living -Chloe Kilkenny

LETHBRIDGE SENIOR & ASSISTED LIVING -CHLOE KILKENNY

Grandparents’ Day: Keeping grandchildren connected with their grandparents Grandparents’ Day is an opportunity to recognize the great influence the older generation has on children’s lives. Seniors share family traditions and teach children valuable life skills and knowledge. Grandparents continue to play an important role in the family structure. When parents must work economic reasons, grandparent’s […]

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Lethbridge Esthetics -Sondra, Specializing In Gel & Acrylic Nails & Threading

LETHBRIDGE ESTHETICS -SONDRA, SPECIALIZING IN GEL & ACRYLIC NAILS & THREADING

Jetted tubs vs. Disposible Liner Tubs Jetted tubs are great and very luxurious but are only as good as the person cleaning them.  Did you know that to clean these tubs properly between clients you must take all pieces of the jets apart and Sanitize them and then run a special solution made for jetted […]

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Lethbridge Pets Expert -Caitlin

LETHBRIDGE PETS EXPERT -CAITLIN

CARING FOR YOUR PET GUINEA PIG Cavies or guinea pigs, as they are most commonly called, are unique and very interesting animals. The guinea pig originated in South America, principally Peru. Males are called boars and females, sows. They have an extremely long gestation period of 68 days, which is longer than dogs or cats! […]

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Lethbridge Marketing Expert -Cindy Leenstra

LETHBRIDGE MARKETING EXPERT -CINDY LEENSTRA

Let’s talk about introducing the people of Southern Alberta to your business using the power of radio; ultimately, driving those people to the door of your business. My name is Cindy Leenstra. I am an account manager for 106.7 Rock and 107.7 The River and it’s my experience that a creative advertising campaign will result […]

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Grandeprairie Exceptional Custom Homes – Tyler Lorencz

GRANDEPRAIRIE EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOM HOMES – TYLER LORENCZ

Working with a custom homebuilder gives you many advantages over buying an existing home, or one that’s one of dozens being built at the same time. Any home buyer, whether it’s your first build or your tenth, has a mountain of questions during the process. One huge advantage to working with a custom homebuilder is […]

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Grandeprairie Home Health Care – Jean Louis

GRANDEPRAIRIE HOME HEALTH CARE – JEAN LOUIS

  Benefits of IN-HOME nursing Since, having “companion care” around to ensuring your loved one’s well-being when you can’t be there,” home care “ for elders has many benefits. Here is just a list; Keeping the comforts at home: The chair you love, the backyard with a garden, friends and family that stop by for […]

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Quartz glass and stone

Quartz glass and stone

Ask the Quartz, Glass, & Stone Expert – Bob Varner

Ask the Quartz, Glass, & Stone Expert – Bob Varner

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