Hygiene Habits That Can Be Bad for Your Plumbing

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You may not usually think about the status of your plumbing in your morning rush or your nighttime routine, but some of the things you do every day can be damaging to your pipes. Here are a few, and ways you can change things up.  Non-flushable Wipes  When removing your makeup at the end of the day, do you use a liquid remover or wipes? There are standard makeup wipes, and some even use baby wipes. But when you are …

Fall Prep for Your Home

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Check your outdoor pipes. Some homes have an irrigation system, and if yours does, fall is the best time to insulate your pipes and make sure any outdoor valves you won’t be using are shut off. Check for leaks as well and make repairs before it gets colder and you risk ice forming and bursting your pipe.  Apply weatherstripping to your doors and window frames. This is affordable and will actually save you money on your energy bill during the …

Ways to Conserve Energy In Your Laundry Room

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Whether it’s just you or you have a house full of guests, laundry is one thing that can really ramp up your utility bill. We have some tips for you to save energy on laundry and make your wallet a little bit happier.  Although you may be tempted to wash a few clothing pieces you really like, you should always wait for a full load. Even though you can change the load to small on the washer, using less water, …

Cleaning Toilet Stains

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Sometimes toilet stains can be hard to get rid of. You can scrub and scrub, but somehow, they just stick around. We have an interesting way for you to remove that stain, however.  First, you’ll want to pick up some lemonade flavored Kool-Aid. Sounds weird, right? Well, as this drink is known for being tasty, it is also known for being an excellent cleaning agent.  The citric acid within the drink mix is what makes it work so well. And, …

Conserving Energy This Thanksgiving

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Holiday parties can really ramp up your electric bill. Between the extra usage all-around your home to the cooking, dishes, and lights, you might be wondering how you can save a buck this season. Here are some ideas for you.  Turn your decorations off before you go to bed. Leaving them on all night can be a significant factor in your energy bill. You can hook them up to an automatic timer, or simply set yourself a reminder. You should …