Do You Have a Leaking Toilet?

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A leaking toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water per day. That can add up to a significant increase in your utility bill. There’s a simple way you can check for a leak in your toilet.  Steps to check if your toilet is leaking: Remove the lid from the tank and drop around ten drops of food coloring into the water in the tank. Put the lid back on and wait around 15 minutes.  Then take a look …

Disinfecting Your Sink

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From caked-on toothpaste to hair, water stains, or beauty products, here is an easy way to disinfect your sink and have it looking shiny and new again!  Scrub your sink down first. Use warm water and a sponge to loosen up what you can. Once you remove the base of the stains and/or debris, you should rinse it out. Take a paper towel and wipe up any more of the gunk that you can. Get as much as you can …

De-Clutter Your Shower

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Every space in your home can be organized with just a few steps. Looking for ideas on how to de-clutter your bathroom? We can help!  Downsize On average, how many bottles of shampoo or body wash do you use every week? If the answer is two or less, then that’s completely normal. However, you should consider downsizing if there’s a stockpile in your shower. Before removing every single product from your shower, it’s imperative to make a mental list of …

Avoiding Issues When Using Caulk

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While weatherizing your home, you may be fixing up cracks and gaps in exterior walls, stopping drafts in windows or doors, or adding insulation. All of this is good, but be sure you follow these steps to ensure a job correctly done.  Choose the right type of caulk. Look for 100% silicone to protect against water leakage as well as sealing. It is permanently waterproof, flexible, and shrink or crack-proof, so it’s better than acrylic.  Do a walkthrough of your …

Gas Dryers vs Electric Dryers

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When it comes to drying your clothing, do you prefer gas or electric? If you happen to live in a newly built home, with a gas line, then you might be using a gas dryer, but if your house is on the older side, or you don’t have a gas line, then you might be using an electric dryer. Whether you’re looking for a new dryer or want to learn more about the one you’re currently using, here are some …