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Homeowner's Guide: Keeping Your Pipes And Drains Healthy

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As a homeowner, it is to be expected that you will have to deal with home maintenance. One of the most important aspects of any home is plumbing. While you can expect some problems with your pipes at different points throughout your home ownership, there are some things you can do to prevent any unnecessary problems with your plumbing. Use the Garbage Disposal Properly If you are new to having a kitchen with a garbage disposal, you may be under the false assumption that you can use it to get rid of all of your kitchen waste.…

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Two Big Questions You Should Ask Before Buying A Home With A Septic System

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In rural areas, septic systems are still quite common. They can be a very effective means of dealing with household wastewater, but they do require a bit more hands-on maintenance than a connection to a pubic sewer. So, before you purchase a home with a septic tank, it’s important that you talk to the homeowner or realtor to learn a bit more about that home’s particular system, what maintenance has been done, and what maintenance may be required in the future.…

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Five Maintenance Mistakes That Could Be Detracting From Your Refrigerator's Efficiency

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Improving the efficiency of your refrigerator can significantly lower your utility expenditures on your kitchen.  Unfortunately, many homeowners make some common refrigerator maintenance mistakes that cost them money and cause the perishable goods they store in their refrigerator to go bad faster. The following are five of these mistakes: Going years without a defrost Over time, frost will build up around the interior coils of your refrigerator. This frost could detract from efficiency of the thermal transfer that takes place between refrigerator components.…

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