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Category: plumbing-services

3 Ways to Save Energy While Increasing Hand Washing

With the Coronavirus continuing to spread across our state and nation, most of us have probably increased our hand washing quite a bit.  If you are like me, your hands are dry and cracked and they sting whenever hand sanitizer …

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4 Tactics to Try When the Hot Water Goes Out

It never fails–you are running late, turn on the shower, and quickly jump in it before testing out the temperature.  Aaarrgghhh! The universal sound of someone who just stepped into a freezing cold stream of water.  The majority of us …

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6 Tips to Help You Survive Without a Kitchen Sink

Often times kitchen remodels and even some plumbing repairs require you to be without the use of some kitchen items that you are pretty accustomed to, such as the sink or dishwasher.  Though it can be daunting to think of …

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6 Celebrities with a Past in Plumbing and Electrical Work

With well-known celebrities, it is hard to think about a life before they became what we know them as today.  But, just like anybody-they have a past.  For this list of celebrities, that list includes plumbing and electrical work.  Some …

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What to Do When You Don’t Have a Bathroom Fan

The bathroom fan.  It helps to prevent your bathroom from becoming a humid swamp each time you shower, it helps to get rid of some of those more unpleasant odors one finds in a bathroom, and turning one on can …

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11 Simple Ways to Save Money in the Bathroom

You know those graphics that say “____is always a good idea?”  Usually the blank is filled in with something like ‘champagne,’ or ‘Paris.’  While none of us are arguing that champagne and Paris are usually pretty good ideas, we actually …

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3 Reasons Why Your Home’s Water is Too Hot

Usually when you have a hot water heater problem at home–the problem is that the there isn’t any hot water.  Sometimes, though, the pendulum can swing the other direction and the problem is that the water is too hot.  On …

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How to Save Photos from a Flooded Basement

Homes floods are awful.  They are a mess to clean up, and it can be expensive to replace or fix damaged items.  But I think most of us would agree that the worst part of a flood is when memories …

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Re-using Water 101

We use a lot of water on a daily basis.  Think about it.  In the morning we use water to brush our teeth, take a shower, and fill up the coffee maker.  Throughout the day we wash our hands, fill …

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5 Secrets for a Shorter Shower

I admit it.  I take long showers.  And, they are usually really hot.  It’s a problem because showers are actually the 3rd biggest water users in our homes, after toilets and clothes washers.  Not only am I contributing to this …

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