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Changes For A More Comfortable Bathroom

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If you are going to be making some changes to your bathroom, you should take advantage of the opportunity to make some additions that will help you to end up with a bathroom that invites you to enjoy comfort, and safety features to decrease the chances of accidents. Below, you will read about a few changes you can make to your bathroom that can make all the difference to your bathroom:…

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How To Fix Your Slow-Flowing Hot Water Heater

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If your home’s hot water is flowing slowly, has an offensive odor, or has developed a rust-colored tint, then you need to flush out your hot water heater’s tank. Flushing out the water heater’s tank removes the built-up sediment in the bottom of the tank. This sediment is responsible for clogging your plumbing and prematurely burning out the water heater’s electrical heating elements. In addition, sediment will often lead to problems with minerals in your hot water or an offensive smell.…

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How To Replace The Temperature And Pressure Relief Valve On A Gas Water Heater

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The temperature and pressure relief valve on a gas water heater is a safety feature that prevents the interior temperatures from becoming too hot or from too much pressure building up, which can cause the tank to explode. When the relief valve is starting to fail, you might notice a leak starting from that area of the heater. Replacing the valve is a short process, but you need to ensure the valve is fully tightened or your tank could explode.…

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Four Reasons To Purchase A Tankless Hot Water Heater

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If you’re ready to purchase a new hot water heater, you need to determine whether you want to purchase a traditional model or a tankless hot water heater. While tankless hot water heaters are typically more expensive than traditional models, you might find that the benefits of having a tankless hot water heater outweigh the difference in price. So, before you make a purchase, learn more about how installing a tankless hot water heater can benefit you.…

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What To Do When Your Toddler Flushes A Toy Down The Toilet

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Toddlers get up to mischief, and sometimes it happens in the bathroom. One of the most common bathroom complaints is that the toddler has flushed a toy down the toilet, and it blocks the drain. Even if it hasn’t started to block, there is the risk that it will happen in the future. Here are the next steps to take when you find out a toy has gone into the toilet.…

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Three Tips To Improve The Performance Of Your Heating System

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Your home’s heating system can be a rather energy intensive device, and as a result, it is important for you to make sure that you are getting the most from this device. Unfortunately, there are many new homeowners that may not be sure of what this will entail, but if you use the following tips, you may find that the energy efficiency of your home’s heating system is improved. Keep Your Heating System’s Air Filter Changed…

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Benefits Of Greywater Recycling Systems

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Greywater recycling systems are water recycling systems which take used water from taps, showers, faucets, and all other water-using fixtures in your home (besides toilets) and recycle them for watering plants, flushing toilets, and other uses around the home. Due to their distinctive method of operation, greywater recycling systems provide a number of benefits to the households they are installed in. Understanding what greywater recycling systems have to offer can help you decide if they are the right choice for your home’s plumbing system.…

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How To Repair Cracks In A Toilet

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Toilets, like all appliances, suffer from wear and tear over time due to general use, and this can manifest itself in physical damage over time. One of the most common breaks that a toilet can experience is a crack in the porcelain, which can sometimes necessitate the entire toilet being replaced. However, if the crack is small enough, it can usually be fixed without having to replace the entire unit, a process which is fairly straightforward and does not require any specialized tools.…

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Home Water Filtration For A Better Glass Of Water

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If the water in your home has a chlorine smell or you don’t like the taste, home filtration methods are available to give you a more satisfying drink of water. A few filters remove illness-producing microorganisms. Some water filters remove heavy minerals to soften your water, too. Here is a list of water filters to clean up your water, from DIY units to professionally installed systems. Carbon Granule Filters This is the most basic of water filters.…

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How To Quickly Deal With A Clogged Toilet

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If your toilet has been giving you problems lately, then you might be getting a little frustrated. After all, a broken toilet is going to prevent you from achieving a basic level of comfort in your own home. One of the most common plumbing problems in toilets is clogs, which can build up and frustrate you for very long periods of time before disappearing naturally, assuming that they even go away on their own.…

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