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11 Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

The toilet is a part of our daily lives, and thank goodness: it's about to be freezing cold in Colorado and I'm not too keen on the idea of heading outside to do my business in an outhouse in single-d…

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How Much Water Do YOU Use?

The planet is covered in blue stuff, but as the old saying goes: "water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink." Globally, water needs are outstripping supply, even as potable water is bei…

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Gray Water Systems: Good Idea or Bad Mistake?

By Carl Seville, Networx Most of us realize that water is a scarce resource and are looking for ways to use less of it in our homes. We need water to drink, for cooking, cleaning, flushing toilet…

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5 Plumber Tricks to Avoid

By Laura Foster-Bobroff, Networx Chances are you need a plumber in your life on a regular basis. Plumbers not only take care of common household repairs like leaky pipes and clogged drains, but som…

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How Bad for Plumbing Are Disposable Wipes?

By Philip Schmidt, Hometalk Are disposable wipes bad for plumbing? Is the sky blue? While the subject of flushable toilet wipes may not join America’s canon of rhetorical questions anytime soon…

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