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Watch that Water!

How much have you thought about the wonderful gift of water?  Did you know that our bodies are 65% water, and the ocean is 97% water?  Water is the Number One need of humanity, and without it we’d quickly perish.  We use water inside the home for bathing/showering and grooming, washing clothes and dishes, flushing […]

Grundfos Comfort System

The average home wastes 11,461 gallons of water a year. Don’t let 11,461 gallons go down the drain in vain. The average home wastes over 31 gallons a day and over 11,000 gallons a year waiting for hot water. That’s not just wasted water, that’s wasted money and wasted time. But you don’t have to […]

That Jammed Disposal!

This summer we spent some time at a glorious beach house, which was perfect in every way but one…  It had an easily-jam-able disposal.  But it was no wonder — Several of the ladies had made a huge dinner, and they had shoved everything from potato skins to corn husks down into that dark abyss.  […]

Leaving town for the holidays? Here are few short plumbing tips:

Here are few short plumbing tips: •    Shut off the water.  Relieve pressure by turning all faucets on and let the remaining water run out. •    If you have a gas water heater turn it to vacation mode. •    If you have an electric water heater turn the breaker off so no electricity is running […]

Crazy Water Bill? Could be a “Loo Leak!”

Last month Lucy Greene stared at her water bill in horror.  It was $93 higher than the previous month. “Bob!”  she yelled to her husband.  “Do we have a swimming pool I don’t know about?”  Bob came bounding down the stairs and grabbed the bill.  “Not a pool,” he answered, “but I think I can […]