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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Reverse Osmosis Filters

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Reverse osmosis filters are a type of water filter that works by passing water through a membrane that has thousands of microscopic holes punched into it. These holes are small enough to allow for water to pass through but will block dissolved solids and other contaminants, like bacteria, from continuing through. This unique method of water filtration gives reverse osmosis water filters a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages: understanding what those are can allow you to determine if a reverse osmosis water filter is the right choice for your home’s plumbing: Read More»

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Try To Fix Your AC Unit Yourself

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Realizing that your air conditioner is in need of repair can be a big pain. If you’ve recently realized that your air conditioning unit needs repair, you could be thinking about taking a look at the system yourself. However, it is almost always a better idea to hire a HVAC technician to repair your system instead. Here’s why. 1. You Might Spend More Than if You Hired a Professional First of all, even though you might think that you will save money by making your own air conditioning repairs, the truth is that you might actually spend more than if you hired a professional. Read More»

3 Everyday Household Habits You Need To Nip To Avoid The Plumber

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There’s nothing at all wrong with your local plumber. In fact, this person is a great person to have access to when you are in a pinch. However, if you are like most homeowners, you will want to avoid having this professional in your home any more than necessary simply because when there’s a plumber around, it means costs for repairs. If you really want to keep the need for plumbing repairs from happening, you should probably take a look at some of the habits you have in your home. Read More»

Three Ways To Save Energy When It Comes To Water Heaters

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If your water heater is older, purchasing a newer, energy-efficient model can help you to save on the energy usage and costs associated with water heaters. However, the cost of buying a new water heater is not cheap and yours may still have a few good years left in it. Here are a few different ways you can save energy when it comes to your water heater.  Turn Down the Thermostat on Your Water Heater Read More»

Does Your Toilet Have Trouble Handling Your Toddler's Bms? What Can You Do?

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If you’ve found yourself stymied by toddler waste that can’t be flushed, you may wonder whether you have any options (short of a higher-fiber diet) to reduce the amount of toilet plunging you need to do. While you may wonder whether your toddler’s digestive habits are cause for concern, these disproportionately large bowel movements can actually be a sign of a healthy child; unfortunately, they’re not so good for your toilet and plumbing. Read More»