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Why You Should Start Drinking Hot Water Now

We all know that we are supposed to drink water.  And, if you have ever been really, really thirsty, you can definitely attest to how great water is.  That said, there are actually some benefits that you can get from …

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What is the Ideal Hot Water Tank Temperature?

I am someone that likes things HOT.  I do not even like to drink coffee if it reaches a lukewarm temperature, and I prefer for the water in the shower to be extra steamy.  In the past, we have had …

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The First 6 Things to Do in the Event of a Basement Flood

A basement flood is way more than a bit of a bummer.  A basement flood is much more than an inconvenience.  In fact, it is a disaster that can jeopardize safety and be expensive. When you walk down the stairs …

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Indoor Lightning Safety: Plumbing and Electrical Tips

We may joke about getting struck by lightning, but it really isn’t something to joke around about.  Did you know that lightning can actually reach temperatures hotter than the sun?  Yep, lightning has recorded temperatures of up to 50,000 degrees …

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6 Bath Toys that Won’t Get Stuck in the Tub Drain

Bath time for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers usually isn’t complete without a tub full of toys.  Toys elevate the experience of bathing from a simple hygienic exercise to an opportunity to splash, play, and explore.  The problem is that sometimes …

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Out of TP? 9 Toilet Paper Alternatives to Try

In the mist of the current Coronavirus pandemic, we have also been faced with another crisis:  a toilet paper shortage.  While it’s funny, and you can find plenty of hilarious tweets and memes about it, it is still a very …

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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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