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Handyman on call

Ventilation is only way to remove sealant odor

Q. I just finished a new bathroom that I haven’t been able to start using because the sealant used on the Travertine tiles, granite vanity top, and marble thresholds smells terrible!

 I was surprised the contractor used this on the granite and marble as well; we thought he was going to use it only on the stone tile.

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