Floor Cleaner Review – Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner Tests

Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner In Narrow Bathroom

Yesterday we wrote about the Mint automatic floor cleaner and showed pictures of this home floor cleaning product for hardwood, tile and linoleum floors. Today we describe, with accompanying pictures and videos, some tests that we ran. Now, one test was that of a narrow shared four piece bathroom with a tile floor. Not understanding a lot about technology, I was curious if this robotic floor cleaning product needed bright light to work. In this bathroom while the CFL energy saving … [Read more...]

Newly Tiled Floor Takes Shape

Floor Tiling Project Resumes

In the previous article within our floor tiling home renovation project series, we discussed the issue, or non issue as it were, with the hairline cracks in the additional supporting base cement. Today I thought I would pause in talking about any particular installation aspect and show you the progression made by Mike, one of the installation professionals installing our new front hall and adjoining laundry room tiled floor. The above picture is pretty much where we left off last time, … [Read more...]

Preparing Laundry Room Floor For Tiles – Part 2

Plywood On Top of Exposed Closet Floor

In the previous article within this floor tiling project series, we say the initial preparation for the laundry room floor. Today we continue the floor preparation tasks. At this point in the floor preparation process, the 1/4 inch plywood is placed loose on the laundry room floor for two purposes. First , the area of the floor vent is marked off to identify where to cut the its opening. Remember, measure twice and cut once. Notice the two pairs of markings for the vent opening on the … [Read more...]

Preparing Laundry Room Floor For Tiles – Part 1

Washer Dryer Area After Machines Moved

In our continuing series on floor tile installation in our front foyer and laundry room areas, we showed the result of removing the 23 year old tile from the front foyer floor. Today we look at the preparation of the linoleum covered floor of the adjacent laundry room which is to be covered by the same tile. Start at the beginning, right? So, first the washer and dryer were unhooked and placed in the garage. Then the door to the closet in the laundry room was removed and placed … [Read more...]

Whirlpool Duet Dryer Maintenance

Whirlpool Duet  Dryer

We have had our Duet clothes washer and dryer by Whirlpool for just over 5 years now. They have worked very well. We have even written previously about the use of dryer balls to reduce the amount of time it takes to dry our clothes. However, a few weeks ago, on Christmas Eve to be exact,  the Whirlpool Duet stopped producing heat to dry the clothes. A few days later, Tom from North Durham Appliance came over to see what was wrong. First, he removed the front dryer cover … [Read more...]

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