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The Salmon Children’s Foundation
P. O. Box 187
Albion, New York 14411

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The Mia Foundation

The Mia Foundation takes in dozens of animals born with deformities with the goal of giving them a chance at a life. 

Thank you for taking the time to browse our Home Repair Clinic Newsletter!  We hope you find information that is useful or at the very least entertaining!  If you'd like to know more about any of the featured companies in our newsletter please visit the Recommended Service Providers Section at  If you are looking for service providers in fields other than those featured this month you'll very likely find what you need in that section.  Thanks again and enjoy our newsletter!

1.  Spray the shower curtain weekly with a solution of 50% vinegar and 50% water to prevent mildew.

2.  Soak coffee pots and stained mugs in a vinegar and water mixture for an hour or so then wipe the stains away and wash them clean.

3.  Clear a sluggish drain by pouring a 1/2 cup of baking soda into it, followed by 1 cup of vinegar. When the bubbling stops flush the drain with hot water.  Wait five to ten minutes and flush again with cold water.

4.  Clean and Remove built-up soap residue in the dishwasher by pouring 1 cup of vinegar into the bottom of the dishwasher tub and then run it through a cycle without any dishes. 

And to make the guys happy...

5.  Renew rusty tools, screws and bolts by soaking them in full strength vinegar.  They may require several days of soaking but it will dissipate the rust.  When it does, rinse and dry them well. 

How long has it been since you've had a professional chimney sweep at your house?  Let's face it, clean chimneys do not catch fire.  Big Ash Fireplace & Stoves will provide professional service to inspect, sweep and maintain your wood, gas, pellet, free standing stoves, inserts, fireplaces, chimneys and more.  

It only takes about  a quarter of an inch of creosote to catch on fire.  Get your chimney cleaned and inspected annually.

3570 Fancher Road
Holley, NY 14470
Telephone: 585-638-0300

We are right on the line of 'hurry and get a winter toy before winter is over' & 'hurry and get a spring toy before spring is here'.  Either way, as long as you head to Brodner Equipment for your new toy, you won't lose.

There just might be enough season left...and you have been do deserve one!

This could be used winter or spring!

You will need this...soon.

Whatever you decide, you can't go wrong making your purchase from the very best outdoor equipment business in the area.  In fact, Brodner Equipment is  the largest Honda Power Equipment and Exmark Commercial Mowing Equipment dealer in New York state. It is also the oldest and largest Arctic Cat dealer in western New York.

3918 Lyell Rd Rochester NY 14606  * 585-247-5218

Buffalo (716) 474-3898
Rochester (585) 765-3369

If you’re experiencing clogged drain tile, contact Waters Basement Services to have a camera inspection of your drain tile. Waters Basement Services, Inc. services the Buffalo & Rochester NY areas. A drainage camera is very useful in helping to determine if your drain tile needs cleaning, is plugged, or filled with tree roots and must have new drain tile installed. The camera provides a view of the drain tile, (on a small TV screen) locating any tree root intrusions, breaks, plugs/blockages or other common problems. Having a drain camera inspection allows the homeowner to understand what potential issues may arise, or if they need to address a problem immediately. The best way to determine the condition of your drain tile is by a camera inspection.

Waters Basement Services is a company you can trust and they WON'T quote you an outrageous amount to repair your wet basement, drainage, etc. issues.

Buffalo (716) 474-3898
Rochester (585) 765-3369

Homeowners sigh heavily when it's apparent they need to spend the big bucks for replacement windows.  Hold On!  Are you sure you need replacement windows or is it possible that your current windows can be repaired?  Visit G&G Window Repair before you spend the money on replacement windows!  

There are many problems that can be eliminated without replacing your current windows:

• Cold
• Drafts
• Condensation
• Noise
• Summer Heat Infiltration
• High Utility Bills
• Dust
• Pollen
 G&G Window Repair can give you a cost-effective window system that insulates existing windows and is five times more effective at lowering heating costs than outside storm windows!!  (Along with eliminating all the other problems too!)

6710 W. Henrietta Road
Rush, N.Y.  14543

Corned Beef and Cabbage - either you love it or you hate it- and that goes for everyone else too, so what do you do when you are having a St.Patricks Day celebration?  Do you make Corned Beef and Cabbage or play it safe and make something else?  We went in search of the right recipe for those with this dilemna and we found the perfect solution at!  An appetizer that will please the Corned Beef lovers!  This one looks good to us but if you want choices head to where they have many corned beef and cabbage themed dishes.

1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet 
1/4 lb thinly sliced corned beef
1/2 cup finely shredded Swiss cheese (2 oz)
1/3 cup sauerkraut, well drained
Dipping Sauce
1/2 cup Thousand Island dressing
1 tablespoon milk 


1. Heat oven to 375°F.
2. If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles. Press each to form 12-inch-long rectangle; press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 2 long rectangles. Press each to form 12-inch-long rectangle.
3. Layer half of corned beef on each dough rectangle, cutting to fit if necessary. Top each with cheese and sauerkraut. Starting at long side, roll up each tightly; seal long edges. Place, seam side down, on ungreased cookie sheet; tuck edges under.
4. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
5. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix dipping sauce ingredients.
6. To serve, cut warm rolls into 1-inch slices; place on serving platter. Serve with dipping sauce.


Lilac Festival - Garden Battles

Saturday, May 11th
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Jim Salmon & John Welch will again be hosting this fun competition! Attend the Lilac Parade then head over to see what all the fun is about! Easy to find on the path adjacent to Highland Ave.

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You might say Crossfield is a 'balanced' business, zen in fact, yin & yang, heating AND air conditioning.  

Crossfield selectively installs the industry's top manufacturers of residential furnaces and heating systems.

Crossfield selectively installs the industry's top manufacturers of residential central air and air conditioning systems.


And Yang.

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44 Donovan Street
Webster, NY 14580

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Why should you convert to propane?  Well, it's  cleaner, more efficient, and typically costs less.  Calculate how much you can save by making the switch at  

 If you're looking for energy efficiency, start with your furnace or boiler. If either is more than 15 years old, contact Griffith Energy for installation of a new Energy-Star® compliant propane powered home comfort system.

3819 Oak Orchard Rd
Albion, NY 14411
Phone: 585-283-2760 

Like the idea of a metal roof but not pleased with the look of a smooth surface panel?  Don't you worry!  A smooth surface panel is so yesterday (actually so 1990's)!  There are so many choices for a metal roof now you'll be able to have your metal roof and have the look you really want.

The Metal Roof Outlet at 1513 Empire Blvd. in Webster offers the choices you want in a metal roof!  Do you like the look of a shingle roof?  No problem, take a look at this shingle profile stone coated steel!  

Or do you prefer a less traditional style?  How about this barrel tile look?

There are so many choices in style and color these days.  Don't be stuck in the old smooth surface frame of mind!  Visit The Metal Roof Outlet and see for yourself!


Monday – Friday 8 am – 4 pm  &  Sat 9 am – 2 pm

Evening and Weekend Appointments Available

1513 Empire Blvd 
Webster, NY, 14580 

And for the ADULTS: 

The Lovely Bones by Lee Child Alice Sebold

One Day by David Nicholls

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