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Kevin Happy New Year and welcome To the January 2016 edition of Ask The Experts ®. We hope that everyone enjoyed their time with family and friends. Now it's time to look forward to a great year ahead. Thank you to all of Our Experts®, we know it takes time and effort to produce these informative pieces each month.
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Ask the Specialty Olive Oils and Vinegars Expert – Melanie Warren

ASK THE SPECIALTY OLIVE OILS AND VINEGARS EXPERT – MELANIE WARREN

Taste Extra Virgin Olive Oil Like An Expert® Extra virgin olive oils (EVOO) decrease in flavour over time. Factors such as improper storage, fruit ripeness, quality of fruit and adulteration contribute to the flavour and over all health benefit of the finished product. Much like a fine wine, when enjoying the “flavour notes”  of EVOO […]

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Ask the Carpet and Upholstery Expert – Paolo Mancuso

ASK THE CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY EXPERT – PAOLO MANCUSO

“Green” Cleaning Technology Since the early 1970’s, professional carpet and upholstery cleaners have had access to the greenest cleaning technology yet developed: the hot water extraction cleaning machine.  This technology uses a simple principle: heat fresh water to a very high temperature, put it under pressure, force it through at least one jet sprayer, then, […]

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Ask the Spa and Beauty Expert – Tangles Hair Salon

ASK THE SPA AND BEAUTY EXPERT – TANGLES HAIR SALON

Did you know that the secret  to growing your hair longer is simply to get regular trims and conditioning treatments? It sounds like that would be counterproductive, doesn’t it? When most people start the journey of growing out their hair, they decide to stop getting haircuts. Then this happens… Your hair has no shape It’s […]

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Ask the Continuing Care Expert – Renee White

ASK THE CONTINUING CARE EXPERT – RENEE WHITE

Choosing a Care Facility for your Loved One. The Right Time: If you are answering “yes” to any of these questions; research facilities and make a plan before you are in a crisis situation. Are they unable to dress and undress appropriately? Are they unable to manage the bathroom safely and appropriately? Are they unable […]

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Ask the Learning Expert – Ken Coulton

ASK THE LEARNING EXPERT – KEN COULTON

How to Help Kids Learn from Mistakes We all fail from time to time. That can be hard for kids because they want to impress us, and they want us to be proud of them. When something goes wrong, it’s easy for many of them to see disaster rather than opportunity. But how can we […]

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Ask the Dent Repair Expert – Paul Howard

ASK THE DENT REPAIR EXPERT – PAUL HOWARD

HAVE YOU BEEN TO THE CARWASH YET?  Oh, it’s definitely that time of year.  You run your vehicle through the wash to get rid of all that winter gunk, as spring is nice and early this year – the muck, the sand, the salt, the ice.  But have you checked to see if you have […]

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Ask the Granite Expert – Derek Haeusler

ASK THE GRANITE EXPERT – DEREK HAEUSLER

Surprising Places You Can Use Granite or Mosaic Tiles in Your Home… When it comes to our homes, we are always looking for creative ways to enhance our décor. Granite Transformations would like to share with you surprising and exciting places where you can use Trendstone granite and quartz and recycled glass or mosaic tiles […]

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Ask the Lingerie & Custom Bra Fittings Expert – Angela Craig

ASK THE LINGERIE & CUSTOM BRA FITTINGS EXPERT – ANGELA CRAIG

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, this made me think about how moms never put themselves first when that is exactly what we need to do from the moment we conceive. A proper fitting bra will help you through your pregnancy as you grow and change. We will get you into bras that will […]

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Ask the Hearing Expert – John Letts BC-HIS

ASK THE HEARING EXPERT – JOHN LETTS BC-HIS

We encourage you to have your hearing tested and spread the word about the importance of early detection. Hearing loss effects millions of people each year but it is not spoken about because it is considered an “invisible disability”. Be smart with your hearing and protect what you have. May is Better Hearing and Speech […]

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Ask the Real Estate Expert – Wayne Koshman

ASK THE REAL ESTATE EXPERT – WAYNE KOSHMAN

Welcome to 255 Pritchard Terrace, Saskatoon Welcome to this stunning Executive style two-storey home, which features lots of extras! Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Meadows, this 2,037 sq.ft. has four bedrooms, 3 baths, the Master bedroom has a 5 pc ensuite, with jetted tub, huge stand-up shower, porcelain tile flooring, plus a huge […]

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Ask the Pet Care Expert – Glenn Kaminsky

ASK THE PET CARE EXPERT – GLENN KAMINSKY

Which Small Pet is Right For You? Small pets offer a lot of great benefits. Which one of these is right for you? Rabbits Rabbits are the most popular small animal. Due to their small size, ability to be easily litter-trained, friendly dispositions and quiet nature, rabbits make great pets for people who live in […]

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Ask the Carpet Cleaning Expert – Bret Zelisko

ASK THE CARPET CLEANING EXPERT – BRET ZELISKO

Some people will call a cleaning company every month or so to send their professional cleaners to come into their home and perform carpet cleaning in order to ensure that the carpet always remains spotless. Unfortunately not everyone can afford this type of luxury and some people will only hire a carpet cleaning service once […]

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Ask the Community Pharmacy & Seniors Wellness Expert – Angela Son, 4th Year Pharmacy Intern

ASK THE COMMUNITY PHARMACY & SENIORS WELLNESS EXPERT – ANGELA SON, 4TH YEAR PHARMACY INTERN

Zika Virus – What you need to know What is Zika Virus? Mosquitoes always has been a vector for many type of viruses. Most recently there is Zika virus which is prompting worldwide concerns due to rare neurological birth disorder, known as microcephaly, a birth defect that causes babies to be born with abnormally small […]

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Ask the Recreational Vehicles Expert – Tom Oakes

ASK THE RECREATIONAL VEHICLES EXPERT – TOM OAKES

Hooray For May! It’s been an interesting transition through another Saskatchewan spring, with more snow in March and April accompanied by some “teaser” plus 20 degree days ! At Oak Centre RV Mall we are already Rockin’ the start of another RV Season! Home to TRX-RV, TCC Truck Camper Canada, Scotty’s RV Source and RVceteras […]

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Ask the Oil Changes Expert – Brandon Entwistl

ASK THE OIL CHANGES EXPERT – BRANDON ENTWISTL

Most vehicles nowadays have an “engine oil service soon”, or “check engine”, or an oil pressure indicator on their vehicles’ dashboard. Some of these indicators can be adjusted for personal preference, or to the factory recommendations but from what we notice these oil service reminders are over-extending the oil change intervals past the manufacturer’s recommendations. […]

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Ask the Bosch Appliance Repair Service Expert – Ted Hill

ASK THE BOSCH APPLIANCE REPAIR SERVICE EXPERT – TED HILL

We are Southern Alberta’s leading supplier of Bosch Kitchen Machines, Nutrimill Grain Mills and other fine L’Equip products. 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 […]

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Ask the Trees Expert – Dave Loraas

ASK THE TREES EXPERT – DAVE LORAAS

Loraas Tree Service has been providing mulch to people in the Saskatoon area since 1997. The use of mulch in your landscape is an extremely beneficial way of maintaining the health of your plants and trees. Mulch is a mixture of machine fed, ground up plant and tree material. It provides natural nutrients such as […]

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Ask the Auto Detailing Expert – Dean York

ASK THE AUTO DETAILING EXPERT – DEAN YORK

What is Clay Barring, should I care what it is and do I need it done? This spring, we have had a number of people organizing their Spring Detailing Program for their vehicle. Through the course of time, things like salt, gravel debris, rail dust and even a bit of tar have adhered themselves to […]

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Ask the Clean Air Expert – Bret Zelisko

ASK THE CLEAN AIR EXPERT – BRET ZELISKO

To achieve optimal air flow and reduce lint build-up, here are a few tips and tricks. Keep your dryer as lint-free as possible by cleaning the lint screen or filter before or after each load of clothes. A dryer should not be operated if it does not have a lint screen or filter. Don’t forget […]

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Ask the Kitchen & Bath Fixtures Expert – Lori Pelletier

ASK THE KITCHEN & BATH FIXTURES EXPERT – LORI PELLETIER

Mirabelle Sophisticated Design for your home For the heart of your home, the kitchen, your new Mi­rabelle faucet will perform with style and functionality and be the showpiece you desire. With a variety of finishes and styles you can coordinate your Mirabelle faucet finish and style with your lighting, handles and appliance finish to create […]

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Ask the Equipment Rentals & Sales Expert – Andy Travers

ASK THE EQUIPMENT RENTALS & SALES EXPERT – ANDY TRAVERS

Are you the DIY Person for all of your Summer Projects? The Rent-It Store has all of the Tools/Equipment you will need! Spring is here and you have a long list of projects you want to do this summer. Are you starting with your outdoor yard maintenance? It is time to get the lawn power […]

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Ask the Weight Management Expert -Robin Hrudey

ASK THE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT EXPERT -ROBIN HRUDEY

Our weight loss protocol tackles the root cause of weight gain, the body’s overproduction of insulin by limiting consumption of sugars in the form of fats and carbohydrates. The protocol includes the right balance of protein and other nutrients, including delicious foods to satisfy every craving, in order to keep the body in a safe […]

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Ask the Used Vehicles & Tires Expert – Robert Roy

ASK THE USED VEHICLES & TIRES EXPERT – 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, if […]

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Ask the Hearing Expert -Michael B. Golia, BC-HIS ,RHAP

ASK THE HEARING EXPERT -MICHAEL B. GOLIA, BC-HIS ,RHAP

Question: “What should I do if I have wax in my ears? Can I use a Q tip to clean the WAX out?” ANSWER:  WE all do it! Use Q tips to clean wax and moisture out of our ears. But there is a danger…so NO,  do not use Q tips. There is a risk […]

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Ask the Denture Wear Expert -Allen Hosack DD.

ASK THE DENTURE WEAR EXPERT -ALLEN HOSACK DD.

Your beautiful smile, your ability to chew efficiently, eat nutritiously and enjoy favorite foods. We want you to feel and look amazingly youthful, natural and to be confident and comfortable with your smile. Most importantly we want you to have a healthy smile. You deserve nothing less. Hosack Denture Clinic has worked to ensure these […]

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Ask the Grocery Expert – Richard Clark

ASK THE GROCERY EXPERT – RICHARD CLARK

RECIPE OF THE MONTH Mother’s day is just around the corner. Why not surprise mom with a love filled homemade treat that she is sure to enjoy! This easy recipe allows the children to lend a helping hand in making that something special for Mom. Ingredients 1 sheet  PC Butter Puff Pastry , thawed (half […]

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Ask the Exceptional Custom Homes Expert – Tyler Lorencz

ASK THE EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOM HOMES EXPERT – TYLER LORENCZ

The Fitzsimmons (2006 QEII Dream Home) is an open concept home that spans across three floors. Open timber features included in the expanded design for spacious rooms. Everything in this home speaks volumes; large welcoming entryway, floor to ceiling rock fireplace, and amplified natural lighting. With a modern kitchen and climatized wine room, this house […]

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Ask the Insulation Expert – Brad Redl

ASK THE INSULATION EXPERT – BRAD REDL

One of the most common questions I get asked about our spray foam is “What’s the R-Value”? This is a difficult question to answer because “R-Value” is all that most people seem to know about insulation; it’s a number and more must be better. To me, “R-Value” doesn’t matter, it is just a number, it […]

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Ask the Fitness Expert – Jennifer Loewen

ASK THE FITNESS EXPERT – JENNIFER LOEWEN

FREE core strength & conditioning class (Exclusive to The Experts® Readers) Let’s take a look at five ways weight training can help you get to where you want to go when it comes to fitness: 1) Cardio & Resistance Training. Most people try to burn fat by cardiovascular workout alone. They may do aerobics, power-walk, […]

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Ask the Christian Living Expert – Pastor Philip Robe-From

ASK THE CHRISTIAN LIVING EXPERT – PASTOR PHILIP ROBE-FROM

What’s Your Focus? I’ve tried different eating plans.  Maybe you have too.  Diets that tell me what I cannot eat can be fine for a month or two.  Later, I fall into old habits once again.  I discovered that instead of focusing on what I must not eat, it’s much easier to find out what […]

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Ask the Manufactured Homes Expert – Rob Nasedkin

ASK THE MANUFACTURED HOMES EXPERT – ROB NASEDKIN

Manufactured Homes is a family owned and operated business located in Grande Prairie. Since 1981, Manufactured Homes of Alberta has been providing quality manufactured and modular homes at affordable prices. We strive to make sure all of our clients are 100% satisfied with their new home purchase. Quality and after-sales service has always been, and […]

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Ask the Expert on Dog behavior, Grooming & Pet Food – Rebecca Hayes-Copeland

ASK THE EXPERT ON DOG BEHAVIOR, GROOMING & PET FOOD – REBECCA HAYES-COPELAND

Do you love dogs? I do! I want to share my dogs with the world. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world loves dogs like I do. All my dog loving friends complain and wish that more places were doggy friendly (restaurants, shopping areas, events, etc). If I want those types of changes in my community, […]

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Ask the East Indian Cuisine Expert – Peter Safri

ASK THE EAST INDIAN CUISINE EXPERT – PETER SAFRI

Taj Grill & Bar is family oriented restaurant, experience the western infused authentic East Indian dishes made from a unique blend of herbs and spices and our mouthwatering delicacies with a relaxing ambiance of traditional Indian atmosphere, we serve seven days week lunch and dinner buffet as well as fine dining menu available. For more […]

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Ask the Shoes Expert – Chris

ASK THE SHOES EXPERT – CHRIS

Spring has sprung again in Grande Prairie! It’s the season of blooming flowers, singing birds, and graduation ceremonies. Look your best with some fine footwear from Continental Fine Shoes! Or, pick up the comfiest loafers you will ever wear, some of the keenest runners available, and all the snazzy footwear you may need this summer. […]

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Ask the Construstion Projects Expert – Travis Miller

ASK THE CONSTRUSTION PROJECTS EXPERT – TRAVIS MILLER

Who We Are TurCon Construction Group has been operating in and around the Peace Region since January 1992. Owned and operated by Cliff Turner and Travis Miller, TurCon has been a mainstay in the Grande Prairie community for almost 25 years. What We Do TurCon Construction is a General Contractor specializing in Tenant Improvements, Light […]

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Ask the Beds Expert – Michael Gakan

ASK THE BEDS EXPERT – MICHAEL GAKAN

How much sleep does the average person need? The average person needs 7-8 hours a night, but it differs for every person. Some people may need as much as 10 hours a night and others need much less. If you sleep longer on the weekends than during the week, you probably aren’t getting the sleep […]

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Ask the Yoga Expert – Kelda Anderson

ASK THE YOGA EXPERT – KELDA ANDERSON

Top 5 Reasons that Men Should be Doing Yoga We are seeing more and more men in our classes, but they still remain the minority and seem to be nervous about joining a class.  If they only knew how much it could benefit them, maybe we’d see more of them. Focus. The world is getting […]

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Ask the Concrete Stone & Tile Expert – Dave Sunde

ASK THE CONCRETE STONE & TILE EXPERT – DAVE SUNDE

Here at Concrete Stone & Tile, you can be assured that we carry the top of the line products to suit every home and budget. Here are our feature brands for the month of May: Why Choose Quality Stone Quality Stone is the easy choice for providing the beauty of stone for the fraction of […]

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ASK THE TATTOOING EXPERT – JAMES DENNY

  We have discussed Studio / Artist research, design do’s and don’ts. Today I would like to address Tattooing under minors. With the social acceptance of tattoos over the past few years, the age of clients has been getting lower and lower. One of the problems is, is the physiology. The younger the client, the […]

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Ask the Storage Services Expert – Christine Raynard

ASK THE STORAGE SERVICES EXPERT – CHRISTINE RAYNARD

Tips for using a storage unit Label Everything: Even though you know exactly what you’re putting in your storage unit at the time you open it, that doesn’t mean in 6 months when you need back in it that you won’t be digging for ages and opening random boxes until you find what you’re after. […]

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Ask the Real Estate Investments Expert – Aaron Bellmore

ASK THE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS EXPERT – AARON BELLMORE

Why Invest With Fresh Coast? What is Fresh Coast Investments Strategy? FCI and its clients jointly purchase real estate that is “cash flow positive” (i.e. properties which generate rental income that is significantly higher than its carrying costs). Why Use Fresh Coast Investments? You could buy such properties yourself. But you’d need to be very […]

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Ask the Carpet Cleaning Expert – Alex Baquiran

ASK THE CARPET CLEANING EXPERT – ALEX BAQUIRAN

Tips always help getting something at an easy pace and definitely correctly too. When it comes to carpet cleaning, you need some effective tips that will allow you protect your carpet and remove stains, dust and other dirt otherwise which make you irritated. Of course, you use carpet, rugs and upholstery to increase beauty, safety, […]

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Ask the Company Branding Expert – Colt Hogh

ASK THE COMPANY BRANDING EXPERT – COLT HOGH

What is brand strategy? By definition, brand strategy is a long-term plan for the development of a successful brand in order to achieve specific goals. First, let’s clear up the biggest misconception about brand strategy: Your brand is not your product, your logo, your website, or your name. In fact, your brand is much more […]

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Ask the Start Up Companies Expert – Colby Krall

ASK THE START UP COMPANIES EXPERT – COLBY KRALL

We feel giving back to the community is a huge part in our success as a local business. As the snow is on its way out it is time to get thinking about getting those yards back in great shape for summer. Thatchwood is offering a never before, one time deal as we head into […]

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Ask the Modular Homes Expert – Cameron Tarnow

ASK THE MODULAR HOMES EXPERT – CAMERON TARNOW

Modular Construction vs. Site constructions: A primary benefit of modular construction is its fast delivery. Due to the simultaneous process of creating modules in a factory at the same time site work is occurring, modular buildings can be constructed in up to half the time as buildings built completely onsite. This allows the buildings to […]

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Ask the Funerals Expert – Tina Wolfe

ASK THE FUNERALS EXPERT – TINA WOLFE

Funeral Procession: What is the Legal Etiquette? Does driving in a funeral procession make you uncomfortable? Do you know what to do in a funeral procession? In our experience here at Oliver’s Funeral Home, most people are not intentionally disrespectful of a funeral procession.  The problem seems to be more so related to a lack […]

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Ask the Home Health Care Expert – Jean Louis

ASK THE HOME HEALTH CARE EXPERT – JEAN LOUIS

My name is Jean Louis. I’m the founder of Sovereign Ease Home Health Agency and I’m a Mental Health Counselor, Social Service Worker, Business Administrative Assistant, and Nursing Assistant. I’ve been in Health care field since 1996 for 20 years and can help families and individuals. I worked at the hospital, retirement, palliative care, nursing […]

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Ask the Pizza Expert – Sam Saab

ASK THE PIZZA EXPERT – SAM SAAB

If you are in Grande Prairie with your family and you are looking for the best Pizza restaurant where you can enjoy Pizza and Donair dishes then you must never rush to any of the restaurants but you must find the best one. And the best place to search for the restaurants is the internet. […]

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Ask the Granite Expert – Rob Carey

ASK THE GRANITE EXPERT – ROB CAREY

When it comes to our homes, we are always looking for creative ways to enhance our décor. Granite Transformations would like to share with you surprising and exciting places where you can use Trendstone granite and quartz and recycled glass or mosaic tiles in your home to create the impact you’ve been looking for. Mosaic […]

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Ask the Experts on Flooring, Interior Design and more – Alford’s Sales Team

ASK THE EXPERTS ON FLOORING, INTERIOR DESIGN AND MORE – ALFORD’S SALES TEAM

There is nothing that comes close to the luxury and added value of one of the first floor coverings ever used.   Imitators have come on the market to try and represent the wood look but have failed to duplicate its qualities.  North American hardwoods are manufactured without solvents, VOCs or formaldehyde and meet the strictest […]

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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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