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  • Drain Cleaning Tips

    Near the town of Kusadasi, Turkey, lies the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus. It’s history dates back to 2000 B.C. – about 4,000 years ago – give or take. What we think makes Ephesus so...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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    Drain In My Lavatory Running Slow

    Question: The drain in my lavatory was running slow, so I used Drano to clear it up. It worked okay for a couple of days, but then started to get slow again. Is there a home remedy...

    • Posted August 1, 2015
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    9 New Years Resolutions for Monthly Home Maintenance

    Lose weight; quit smoking; exercise regularly; test the smoke detector. What have you resolved to do in the New Year? If you’re like most Americans, along with wringing in the New Year come a host resolutions that...

    • Posted January 4, 2015
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    Gutter Screens vs. Clean Cut

    We’re often asked if there’s an easy way to deal with leaves in rain gutters. We always answer yes, just move! However, if you plan to stay where you are and you don’t live in a pine...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Prevent Drain Block

    If you dump hot cooking grease down your drain, it cools off in your pipes, hardens and starts hanging with a lot of other nasty stuff like coffee grounds, soap scum and hair. Keep a can or...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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  • Homemade Drain for Fixing Roof Leaks

    Roof leaks can be a real problem, especially if you’re waiting for a roofer and it’s raining cats and dogs. As your bucket starts filling up you think: maybe I need a 55-gallon drum. Not if you know how...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Flushing the Odor Down the Drain

    Candice Bergen played Murphy Brown, host of “FYI,” a hard-hitting, fact-finding, news magazine show. She was intelligent about some things yet sometimes clueless about others — like the morning she woke up and said: “What’s that smell?”...

    • Posted April 23, 2014
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