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  • Water heater
    Check A Leaky Water Heater

    The average water heater will last about twelve years according to industry statistics. Sadly, far too many water heaters fail long before the twelve-year mark. What’s more, with a bit of periodic maintenance, a water heater should last well into...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • Maintaining Your Water Heater

    Hot running water. It’s a luxury that, as Americans, we have grown to enjoy and expect. Unfortunately, we frequently take it for granted – until, of course, the tap ceases to deliver any. If your tired of...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • sprinkler
    Drip Irrigation Systems Save Water!

    There’s a new “p-word” for gardening. Besides “planting” and “pruning,” there’s “plumbing.” The new p-word keeps both gardens and wallets looking nice and green. Here’s how: convert a nearby sprinkler head into a nifty new drip-irrigation system....

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Countertops and Water Saving Tips

    Suffering from new countertop confusion? We have help for you. Would you like to learn to save water? We have help for that too! James and Morris have been collecting ideas and answers  to share with you...

    • Posted April 18, 2015
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  • toilet and water conservation
    Save Water as Easy as 1, 2…

    Living “green” means conservation of all kinds. In addition to things like recycling and better-planned resources for construction, it also includes taking steps to achieve greater energy-efficiency and saving one more often overlooked, but critical resource: water....

    • Posted April 16, 2015
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  • Show Notes: Well Maintenance, Garden Tool Care and More

    It is now officially Spring! James and Morris are getting their garden tools tuned up, and ready to go to work.  If you have a well, good, safe water is a necessity. When was the last time you maintained it?...

    • Posted March 21, 2015
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  • flooded basement
    Basements & Crawl Spaces: How To Eliminate Water in a Basement

    As with other aspects of life, home ownership is not void of challenges that can cause an owner to question (even regret) his decision to own a piece of the “great American dream.” We refer to these...

    • Posted March 5, 2015
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  • On Kitchen and Bath Remodeling

    The holidays are slowly but surely lagging farther and farther behind us. All the stores are having their best sales of the year and Mother Nature is making sure that wind, rain and snow make it impossible...

    • Posted February 8, 2015
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  • Stainless Steel Sink
    Household Water Efficiency

    The Titanic sank in 1912, pointing out the need to catch leaks early or to prevent them altogether.Our homes use half of all water in the U.S., and, of that, 15% is wasted and lost through leaks...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • water damage
    Dampness Detection Part 2

    Got a moist or wet basement wall? If it’s coming from outside what’s your best call? In dampness detection II, you’ll learn how to give yourself a “good grade.” In part one we helped you determine the...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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