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  • Saving Money On Your Utility By Saving More Water

    Water can be easily wasted during any of the following activities: • Landscape irrigation • Hosing down walks and drives • Washing automobiles and other vehicles • Dishwashing • Clothes washing • Toilet flushing • Showering •...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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  • Water Impurities & Troubleshooting

    Water: Wa•ter (wô¹ter, wòt¹er) noun 1. A clear, colorless, odorless, and tasteless liquid, H2O, essential for most plant and animal life and the most widely used of all solvents. Freezing point 0°C (32°F); boiling point 100°C (212°F);...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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    Tankless Water Heaters

    We have a favorite Italian deli in our neck of the woods that we love to visit – probably more often then we should. Due to its popularity, everyone must “take a number,” which determines the order...

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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  • What You Need to Know About Water Softeners

    Among the most frequently asked questions that we receive is how to get rid of the grungy buildup on windows, shower glass, faucets and plumbing fixtures. Our answer is almost always the same. Make a paste out...

    • Posted August 14, 2015
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  • Taking Care of Noisy Water Pipes

    Did you ever turn off a faucet only to experience sounds and vibrations similar to those produced by a three-point earthquake? Here is what happens. Imagine a fast moving stream of water traveling down a narrow pipe....

    • Posted August 7, 2015
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    A Hose That’s Easier To Use

    When we were kids it was our job each and every week to help dad wash the car and work in the garden. We didn’t have any lawn, but planters completely surrounded our home – 360 degrees....

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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  • What You Need To Know About Ceramic Tile

    Ceramic tile still ranks high as one of the most attractive and versatile finishes for countertops throughout the home. Among the advantages of tile are its ability to withstand damage from heat and its abrasion resistance. Tile...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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    Check A Leaky Water Heater

    The average water heater will last about twelve years according to industry statistics. Sadly, far too many water heaters fail long before the twelve-year mark. What’s more, with a bit of periodic maintenance, a water heater should last well into...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Maintaining Your Water Heater

    Hot running water. It’s a luxury that, as Americans, we have grown to enjoy and expect. Unfortunately, we frequently take it for granted – until, of course, the tap ceases to deliver any. If your tired of...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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    Drip Irrigation Systems Save Water!

    There’s a new “p-word” for gardening. Besides “planting” and “pruning,” there’s “plumbing.” The new p-word keeps both gardens and wallets looking nice and green. Here’s how: convert a nearby sprinkler head into a nifty new drip-irrigation system....

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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