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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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3 Personal Items You Should Be Cleaning More Often

Even the most hygiene-conscious people often forget to clean some everyday items. But the truth is, wiping the toilet seat and scrubbing the kitchen counter are simply not enough to protect you from i…

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Would You Use Reusable Toilet Paper?

You think I’m totally gross, right? I know, I get it. “Wait, reusable WHAT?” is probably how your thought process went. When I first heard the term “family cloth,” it conjured up such a lovely im…

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Composting Toilets: Not Gross at All

By Noah Garfinkel, Networx When you hear the words “compost toilet,” there’s a good chance you immediately begin imagining some sort of terrifying box with a hole in it you want nothing to do w…

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Do Low Flow Toilets Really Work?

By Carl Seville, Networx For years, toilets worked just fine getting rid of our waste, but until relatively recently, they used a lot of water doing so. Federal law required that by 1994 all toil…

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Training Your Cat to Use a Toilet

By David Aaron Moore, Networx The thought of a feline urinating on a ceramic bowl generally reserved for the passing of human waste seems to conjure up endless reams of laughter among most individu…

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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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Would You Use a Bidet?

By Linda Merrill, Networx Most Americans have only seen a bidet (derived from the French word for pony) in hotel rooms in Europe and other parts of the world.  Likely as not, most of those tr…

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5 Green Ways to Unclog a Toilet

Of all the misfortunes that can befall us in our everyday lives, few come with the same blend of horror and indignity as staring down into a toilet that refuses to flush. As the water level in t…

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Water Saving Tips for Your Toilet

Question: My husband and I are about to embark on a few budget-minded water- and energy-conserving home improvement projects around our home. First stop? The bathroom. Ultimately, we’re interested…

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