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2 Ingredients You Need To Clean Your Dishwasher

By: Levine and Sons

When was the last time you cleaned your dishwasher? Really think about it. No, we’re not talking about running a dirty load and thinking the dish soap you put in the dispenser will do the trick. We’re talking about a real deep clean. Not sure? Well, that means it’s time! Contrary to popular belief, giving your dishwasher a deep clean...

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How To Sharpen Garbage Disposal Blades

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Have a garbage disposal that just isn’t “cutting” it anymore? Time to sharpen the blades so it can get back to incinerating and pulverizing food scraps like it used to, right? Well, we’re going to let you in on a little secret, below! First and foremost, garbage disposals don’t actually have “blades.” They do however, have little teeth-like pieces that...

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What’s That Smell Under The Sink?

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Ever open up the cabinet underneath the sink to grab cleaning supplies, toilet paper or a new roll of paper towel only to have your nose be greeted with a foul odor? You know, that musty, damp, mildew smell? So you grab what you need, close the cabinet and go about your business – but what’s causing that smell could...

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Why Are Tree Roots Growing In My Pipes?

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It’s not uncommon for tree roots to grow into, and clog up, your sewer pipes. You may be wondering how they get in there and why the heck they would want to get in there in the first place and don’t worry, you’re not alone. After all, tree roots can cause major problems when it comes to your home’s plumbing...

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Can A Flood Affect My Plumbing?

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It may be no surprise that severe summer rain storms can leave streets, houses and neighborhoods flooded. But what you may not be thinking of, is how flooding can affect plumbing systems. Of course, your first plan of action should be to get flood waters out, but then it’s time to check on your pipes. Here are a few different...

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The Ultimate Guide To BTUs

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Finally pulling the trigger on a new air conditioner? We don’t blame you – it can be difficult to survive the summer months without one. But before you head out to the local home improvement store or pull up a new window online, it’s vital to understand BTUs. What are they and why are they important? Find out below! What...

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5 Things To Do Before You Leave For Vacation

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You made it! That vacation you planned a while back felt like it would never get here, and now, it’s officially time to clock out, pack your bags and enjoy a few days of much-needed relaxation. Don’t forget to pack a bathing suit, some sunscreen and definitely don’t forget to take care of these five energy-efficient hacks before you head...

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5 A/C Efficiency Hacks For Summer

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I think we can all agree that it would be nice if we could keep the house comfortable AND save money during the hot summer months, right? The problem is, you’re stuck somewhere in between lowering the thermostat a few degrees because it’s getting warm and having to shell out another hundred dollars on your utility bill – we’ve all...

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Is My Thermostat Broken?

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You know you set it before you left for work and now that you’re home, you’ve noticed the house still isn’t at a comfortable temperature. You recently had a check-up on your HVAC system and all looked great – so what could possibly be the problem? You may be thinking, “the thermostat MUST be broken,” and that’s not a bad...

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