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energy saving tips

Whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall, there’s no reason for you to endure increased energy costs. You can take effective measures to limit your energy use all year round.

From plumbing tips that help you cut back on energy consumption to cooking must-dos that limit your electricity usage, there are changes you can start making today to minimize your utility bills, which in turn can help you save more of your hard earned-money. Read more.

smart thermostat

Smart thermostats make things easier for you.  More and more technology is being built into our homes each day, and that trend is not going to turn around anytime soon. 


As new technology develops in the heating and air industry, one of the leading technologies making its way into modern homes is smart thermostats.

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low flow toilets

Chances are if the toilets in your home were installed in the early 90s or before, you’re probably sending money down the drain every time you flush. 


Older models are highly inefficient when compared with today’s more eco-friendly toilets.

In 1992, the Federal Energy Policy Act was introduced which made it mandatory for all new toilets installed in America to use no more than 3.5 gallons of water per flush. Read More.

prevent party clogs

While it may seem like a minor hiccup, a clogged kitchen sink, toilet, or garbage disposal during your party for family and friends can ruin the fun for everyone. 


Such clogs could dampen everyone’s spirits and make the party experience uncomfortable and even irritating.

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find a good plumber

Finding the right plumber is important because usually, you only call the plumber when you have a problem – most likely one you need fixed pretty quickly. 


And, in your “time of need” you don’t want to be scammed and you don’t want someone who doesn’t know what they are doing. You want someone honest and knowledgeable.

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appliance replacement versus repair

Replacement versus repair is often the dilemma when a major appliance breaks down.


When one of your most-used appliances stops working properly, you are left with the decision as to what to do.


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water stains

Why do we get bathroom water stains, even though we are cleaning really well?  


The answer in a nutshell is hard water. Hard water can quickly build up on faucets, showers, sinks, and toilets and over time can leave rust and scale stains that are very unsightly and often extremely difficult to remove.

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faucet buying tips

Kitchen faucets are used every day, so choosing the best one will always be challenging, especially when talking about quality versus functionality. 


Buying a new one can be fun when thinking about all the possible bells and whistles available.  


So, let’s take a closer look at some important considerations you don’t want to ignore.

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money saving plumbing tips

Spring has sprung, and days are getting longer, so it seems anyway, with a lot more daylight hours.  And this means more than extra time at the end of the day; you can also save on energy bills.

Here’s an interesting piece of trivia.  In 2005, the Energy Policy Act extended Daylight Savings time to run from the second Sunday in March until the first Sunday in November.

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bad shower habits you shoukld avoid

Have you ever really thought about your shower habits? It might come as a surprise to hear that your shower habits have consequences further than just wasting water. You may also be practicing bad shower habits that could be dangerous to your plumbing and even your health!

Bathrooms are our sanctuaries, so don’t let yours become a source of stress.

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