Category Archives: Mezuzah Tips

Tips to help you fulfill the mitzvah of Mezuzah the best way possible, and to avoid common mistakes.

Putting Up Mezuzos Before Thirty Days

If you are renting a new apartment or house you have thirty days before you must put up mezuzos. You may put them up before the thirty days have passed and you may make a bracha before the thirty days. … Continue reading

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Archway Made For Beauty Does Not Need Mezuzah

This archway was made after the store owners took over the store next to theirs. They did not have in mind to make doorways, just to cover up the beams that became visible after knocking down the wall. There is … Continue reading

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Either Two Possel Or Two Missing

One of my customers was told by a ‘Yid’ (his intent was somebody who sees more than the rest of us) that he either has two possel mezuzos or two missing mezuzos. Being that he has mostly new, high quality … Continue reading

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Weathered Mezuzah Cases Must Be Replaced!

Of the three mezuzah cases here, one mezuzah was posel. This is a common occurrence. If a good new mezuzah costs $85 for arguments sake, five new outdoor cases costs only $40! So in order to protect your investment, and to … Continue reading

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Southern Exposure and Mezuzos

I have seen hundreds of totally burnt to a crisp mezuzos that were slow baked over a long period of time. It is often difficult to determine why one mezuzah in a cheap definitely not waterproof case survives year after year … Continue reading

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Medical Examination Rooms and Mezuzos

An OBGYN just opened a new office and asked me to take care of the mezuzos. He told me he needed ten mezuzos. I asked him if he was including the exam rooms and he replied that he was. Since … Continue reading

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Mezuzah Guidelines For Factories

I recently consulted with Reb Wosner about a factory that I was hired to take care of the mezuzos. There were hundreds of doors, and the factory had a very strong chemical smell (the kind of smell that makes me … Continue reading

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Does A Wearhouse Need a Mezuzah and Do We Make a Brachah?

According to some Rabonim a warehouse requires a mezuzah and a brachah is made. This would be true for a store as well and even for a shed (even one that you just keep bicycles and suckah panels and so … Continue reading

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Which Side of the Door Case 1

You walk through the front door, walk down a hall to a bedroom, enter thebedroom, go through the bedroom and enter the garage. The only way into the garage from the house is through the bedroom, or from the outside door … Continue reading

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It Says Kosher On The Bag… What Do You Say?

Take a look at how the last two words have no space in between them. Now look at the bag (below) which says, “checked by a tefillin and mezuzah checker”. Wow, thats some job he did! I know we’ve been … Continue reading

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