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  • Show Notes: Countertops and Water Saving Tips

    Suffering from new countertop confusion? We have help for you. Would you like to learn to save water? We have help for that too! James and Morris have been collecting ideas and answers  to share with you...

    • Posted April 18, 2015
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    Save Water as Easy as 1, 2…

    Living “green” means conservation of all kinds. In addition to things like recycling and better-planned resources for construction, it also includes taking steps to achieve greater energy-efficiency and saving one more often overlooked, but critical resource: water....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Well Maintenance, Garden Tool Care and More

    It is now officially Spring! James and Morris are getting their garden tools tuned up, and ready to go to work.  If you have a well, good, safe water is a necessity. When was the last time you maintained it?...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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    Basements & Crawl Spaces: How To Eliminate Water in a Basement

    As with other aspects of life, home ownership is not void of challenges that can cause an owner to question (even regret) his decision to own a piece of the “great American dream.” We refer to these...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • On Kitchen and Bath Remodeling

    The holidays are slowly but surely lagging farther and farther behind us. All the stores are having their best sales of the year and Mother Nature is making sure that wind, rain and snow make it impossible...

    • Posted February 8, 2015
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    Household Water Efficiency

    The Titanic sank in 1912, pointing out the need to catch leaks early or to prevent them altogether.Our homes use half of all water in the U.S., and, of that, 15% is wasted and lost through leaks...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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    Dampness Detection Part 2

    Got a moist or wet basement wall? If it’s coming from outside what’s your best call? In dampness detection II, you’ll learn how to give yourself a “good grade.” In part one we helped you determine the...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Stainless Steel Appliances
    A Stainless Steel Cleaner That Works

    This was not an easy task. Using each product and then watching it fail was disheartening. And it was expensive too. The cleaners averaged a cost of $30 or more for an average 16 ounce spray can....

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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    Flush Your Water Heater

    If your water heater sounds a bit like the snap, crackle and pop of a breakfast cereal, chances are it has sediment buildup at the bottom of the tank. In addition to the nasty noise, sediment causes...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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    Reduce the Cost of Water Heating

    With cold winter months ahead, the cost of heating water will rise significantly. You can combat the problem by insulating your hot-water lines and by adding a blanket to your water heater. The cost is definitely worth...

    • Posted May 24, 2014
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