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Extending the life of your Garbage disposal

How to Extend the Life of Your Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals are standard in most homes and offer great convenience in cleaning up after cooking or eating … but  … they can also be one of the more temperamental kitchen implements. You have to be extremely careful about how you use them. Garbage disposals are highly prone to seizing up, which in turn, will
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A clogged drain can be simple fix

DIY Tips for a Clogged Drain

Dealing with a clogged drain can be frustrating Add clogged drains to the list of life’s inevitable headaches. The number one culprit of clogged bathtub and shower drains is a buildup of hair. When you wash your hair, strands fall out and travel down the drain where they combine with soap and shampoo build-up to
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A clogged down spout can be a headache

3 Tips for Cleaning Your Downspouts

The importance of clean downspouts While autumn leaves are pretty, they can cause major problems for your gutters and downspouts. Leaves, twigs, seeds, needles from trees, and other debris can clog your gutters and downspouts. While cleaning the gutters is usually a semi-annual chore, downspouts may also need attention. Clogged downspouts can cause soil erosion
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Learn how hot to set your home water heater from the Pros at Calhoun Plumbing.

How Hot Is Hot Enough for a Home Water Heater?

Hot water can fight germs and infestations in amazing ways, but only when it’s hot enough. Experts have advised people to set their water heaters to a maximum temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit. However, researchers now advise people to set their water heaters at higher temperatures. Who’s giving the right advice when it comes to
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