Checklist for Your Outdoor Plumbing

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What’s one of the most common causes of wasted water outdoors? If you guessed a leaky spigot, you are correct. But that’s not the only thing you need to pay attention to when it comes to your outdoor plumbing.  Check The Spigots Even if you only have one outdoor spigot, you need to check it periodically for leaks. A slow drip from an outdoor spigot can lead to 500 gallons of wasted water per month. How can you tell? Turn …

Why You Should Wash Your Produce With Filtered Water

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We all know to wash our veggies before cooking them, but is regular tap water the best way? Here are some reasons why you should consider using filtered water instead.  When you have a lovely meal out, besides the atmosphere and company, you may realize that any produce on your plate tastes clean and fresh. Besides complying with local health codes, many professional chefs will only use filtered water to make sure that their produce is as clean as possible. …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Ceiling Fan

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Your ceiling fan can circulate air for you while keeping you cool or helping distribute the warmer air in the room. Knowing which way it should spin for different desired temperatures is something not everyone knows, however.  In the summer, you want your fan to run counter-clockwise to force the air down, giving you a breeze and cooling you off. When your AC is on, it will circulate the cold air blowing from the vent. If you are just looking …

Is It Time To Replace My Kitchen Sink?

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Your sink could cause you problems down the road if you don’t keep an eye on it. Leaks and drips are sounds of a could be broken sink. Let’s look at some signs that indicate you might need a replacement.  Outdated Let’s start with what seems obvious. Clearly outdated sinks. Those awesome blue, pink, or yellow sinks that used to be a trend could be on their way out of your home due to water waste and bad functionality. If …

Space Heater Safety

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Whether you use a space heater regularly during the cold months or just in emergencies or in the garage, it’s essential to know how to properly use them to ensure your safety. Here are some “do and don’t” tips to help. Things You Should Do Keep the heater at least 3ft away from combustible materials such as beds, sofas, curtains, paper, clothes, or anything that could easily catch fire.  Make sure the power cord is not damaged in any way.  …