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5 Funny Noises from Your Plumbing and How to Stop Them

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 22, 2015

Do you take your home's plumbing for granted? You shouldn't. If the system that was designed to provide you with clean water and wash away waste just keeps on keeping on, day after...


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Sump Pump: Install, Maintain and Troubleshoot

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 18, 2015

It’s good to know that your sump pump is there when you need it, even if that may be only once every ten years. In case of flood, a sump pump will get the unwanted water out of...


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Space-Saving Fixtures Scaled to Fit Small Bathrooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 16, 2014

What do rural tiny homes, new suburban houses, and old apartments smack dab in the center of the city have in common? Most were built with bathrooms that can politely be termed minuscule....


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11 Ways a Surface Remodel Can Save you Money

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 11, 2014

Surface "remodeling" is a great way to give your home a lift without investing a huge amount of time and cash. This type of work is really renovation, a cosmetic refinishing process,...


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When and How to Clean Your Hands … the Right Way

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 07, 2014

No other part of the body is as exposed to germs as our hands. If we go on to touch noses, mouths, or food, with unwashed hands, these germs will be transferred into the body. For this...


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Remodeling: Envision Your Dream Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 07, 2014

Just about everyone has a vision of their dream home. Even if you built it yourself or had extensive remodeling done before moving in, after several years in residence you’ve...


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Why Roto-Rooter is a Household Word for Drain Cleaning

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 26, 2014

Roto-Rooter has become so synonymous with sewer and drain cleaning in the minds – and speech – of most Americans that many of us are shocked to find this common term is...


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Watch Out for Undetected Water Leaks

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 21, 2014

Sometimes it’s impossible to ignore the fact that you have a water leak in your home’s plumbing system. A torrent gushing from a burst pipe is an obvious sign. But other...