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  • Getting the Granules to Go Away

    If your faucet aerator gets repeatedly clogged with tiny blue or green granules, it’s aluminum hydroxide: a corrosion by-product caused when household water with a high pH level comes in contact with the aluminum anode in your...

    • Posted March 5, 2014
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  • Aerators for Water Faucets

    Got a faucet that blasts out a huge stream of water? If it doesn’t have an aerator tip, you’re wasting money. Aerators are a simple and inexpensive way to save money on your water bill. These little...

    • Posted March 3, 2014
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    Bathroom Grout/Water Damage

    Bathrooms are more susceptible to water damage than any other room in your home. Faucet and drain leaks, seeping toilet gaskets and grout cracks where the wall meets the tub or shower pan are big culprits. And...

    • Posted February 16, 2014
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  • A Hot Solution for Instant Hot Drinks

    Let’s face it — when you’re wet and cold or feeling kind of sick or very tired, nothing beats a steaming-hot cup of whatever. But who wants to wait for water to boil to brew their favorite...

    • Posted February 15, 2014
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    Conserving Water

    Water is wasted during: landscape irrigation; hosing down walks and drives; washing automobiles; dishwashing; washing clothes; flushing toilets; showering and overheating by a water heater. It’s also wasted when pressure regulators are set too high. Most water...

    • Posted January 30, 2014
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    Perimeter Water

    We have just discovered water (moisture) underneath our new house and need your help and advice before our guarantee expires on September 1, 1990. I used a plant moisture meter instrument under the house as there was...

    • Posted January 26, 2014
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  • WD-40: What’s in a name?

    Ever wonder how a product is named, what it was created for, or how it came about? Today, you’ll learn why WD-40 is called “WD-40,” and what it was created to do. Many products start out as...

    • Posted January 2, 2014
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