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  • Garden Hose 101

    Let’s get right to the point. Here’s Garden Hose 101: Garden hoses are available in three basic lengths: 25 feet, 50 feet and 100 feet — with the most popular length being the 50-footer. Yes, they are...

    • Posted March 12, 2016
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  • Don’t Get Bugged Gardening

    As Californians we love this time of year. The warm weather is perfect for planting fresh herbs, vegetables (tomatoes and zucchini are our favorites) and an array of beautiful flowers. Rich, black soil properly prepared usually results...

    • Posted March 11, 2016
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  • Plumbing: Water Heater Maintenance

    If you’re like most people, chances are good that you don’t appreciate the convenience of hot water at the tap until there is none. This can be especially true when in the middle of a nice hot...

    • Posted March 9, 2016
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  • On Water Gardening

    Looking for a way to put some “sparkle” in your yard? Have you considered a water garden? Not familiar with the term “water garden?” You’re not alone. When we were kids we simply referred to these backyard...

    • Posted March 4, 2016
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  • On Wood Water Damage

    The biggest single drawback to wood is its’ susceptibility to damage by water. Believe it or not it is easier to build a termite-proof home than one that is water-proof. All wood contains some moisture. It absorbs...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • Storage – A Many Splendored Thing

    9 ways to handle your storage problems For about $6,000 per year you can instantly solve all of your home storage problems by renting space at your local storage facility. Or, you can rethink your home organization...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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    Tired Of Waiting For Hot Water? Here Is The Secret!

    When you turn on the faucet in your house do you find yourself waiting for at least a minute – or more – before the hot water finally arrives? Well, if this is a problem at your...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Hot Water Recirculation Appliance

    THE CHILIPEPPER HOT WATER APPLIANCE – ONE OF A KIND If you are a long time reader of our column you know that we love it when we get the chance to review a new product or...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Fall Leaves and Critters

    It’s time to think about getting your home ready for cooler weather and what it brings along with it. Critters want to move in to stay warm, and feast for the winter. Hang out the NO vacancy sign with some...

    • Posted September 19, 2015
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  • How To Clean Your Water Heater

    In this hour, the Carey Brothers give tips on cleaning your water heater. Also, they discuss the grilling do’s and don’ts for Labor Day.

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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