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How Can A Bathroom Remodel Help With Your Pest Problem?

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There are many reasons to invest in a bathroom remodel, from a more effective use of space to a more pleasing aesthetic. But did you know that a remodel may also be just what you need to combat your pest problem? Your bathroom is one of the top spots for insects, rodents, and other pests in your home, primarily because it is a never-ending source of water. You can’t do without water in a bathroom, so the trick is to make your bathroom as comfortable as possible for human residents while simultaneously being as uncomfortable as possible for pests.…

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Four Improvements To Help You Recycle Water For Outdoor Use And Irrigation

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If you want to have irrigation for your lawn and garden, you water bill is likely to increase. There are many water resources you have in your home that can give you all the water you need for outdoor uses, such as irrigation, cleaning and maintenance of your home. This can be done by things like adding rain collection to your gutters or installing a grey water system in your home for irrigation.…

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Two Common Myths About Septic System Ownership

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When shopping for a new home, easy is the name of the game. Most buyers want to purchase a home that has the least amount of maintenance or other concerns. For this reason, many buyers shy away from homes that have a septic system, but is this really warranted? When it comes to owning and caring for a septic system, there are a number of myths. Taking the time to learn fact from fiction might help you discover that owning a home with a septic system isn’t as hard as you may have originally thought:…

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The Mistake You Can't Afford To Make If Your Water Heater's Overflow Pipe Is Leaking

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While there are many things that can go wrong with a water heater, one of the most startling things you can experience with yours is finding that its overflow pipe is dumping water everywhere. If your water heater is in your garage or a closet, this can cause a big disaster. However, don’t act without reading this guide first: making the wrong decision could make the problem worse, or even create a dangerous situation.…

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Damaged Sewer Line: The Dangers, Warning Signs, And Solutions

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The main sewer line running to the city sewer system is vital to keeping your home’s plumbing working. If the line is broken, it could cause water and gases to back up into your house, and it would be a very costly repair. That is why you must know what to look for if a sewer line breaks and what you should do if it happens to you. The Dangers…

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Answering Some Of The Top Questions Concerning Copper Plumbing Pipes In The Home

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Copper has been one of the most common materials used in both residential and commercial plumbing applications for many years. Copper material is easy to shape and mold, resilient, and relatively inexpensive to work with and install because it does not require as many connectors. However popular copper plumbing may be, you will likely have several questions about it if you have only ever dealt with more modern materials like plastic and PVC.…

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Choosing The Right Toilet For Your Household's Needs

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Your toilet is one of the appliances in your home that gets the most usage. It’s also used on a very personal level and accounts for about 27 percent of your home’s water usage. This is why you want to have a toilet you can count on to last for years and provide you with features you find to be comfortable and to work well for your needs. If you are considering replacing your current toilet with a new one, you want to keep the information below in mind:…

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Your Garbage Disposal Appreciates Cold Running Water

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When a person has a garbage disposal for the first time, they may not know all the proper methods for running it and keeping it working effectively. If you buy a new disposal, you get a manual with instructions. However, people often move into a house or apartment that already has a disposal – and no instruction manual. One important strategy involves running water every time you use the disposal. If you haven’t been doing this, you may have already developed a problem with the equipment.…

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Guarantee Effective And Efficient Relief - Finding Parts For Common Home Toilet Problems

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Owning your own home means being responsible for a wide variety of maintenance tasks, but many people take some of the most important aspects of their home for granted. Having a toilet which functions properly, for example, is a vital part of being able to enjoy your space, and yet many people allow themselves to be surprised by issues and breakdowns. Luckily, your plumbing supply firm can offer you relief.…

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Types Of Septic Tank Systems

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You may have a home that runs on a septic tank system if you are in a rural area or somewhere a sewer system is provided. If you are brand new to septic tanks, you will find that there are many different ones to choose from. Here are the different types of septic tank systems to help you decide what works best for you. Traditional Septic Tank Systems The first category of septic tank systems are known as the traditional systems, also called conventional systems.…

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