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7 Foods Your Body Struggles to Digest

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The body is a finely tuned machine, capable of more biological functions that we can even imagine. Seriously, how can a human heart beat 100,000 times in a single day? With the body capable of doing so much, you would think it could easily digest just about anything. Well, think again. If you’ve lived long enough to wipe your own...

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6 Tips for Saving on Your Water Bill

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To most homeowners, utility bills are just one of those things that will always be an expense. They are considered a fact of life, a monthly bill that will always eat up a bit of spare change. However, this needn’t be the case. While you may not be able to eliminate your utility bill entirely (aside from living without running...

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Why Is My Water Cloudy?

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Last week, we brought up a chilling report indicating that our nation’s tap water may not be as clean and untainted as we’ve come to assume. Turns out, our water supply contains a precariously high level of various drugs, which may or may not have you considering a thirst strike. Our goal in referencing the report wasn’t to discourage you...

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How to Prevent a Sump Pump from Overflowing

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Sump pumps are small pumps installed in the lowest part of a basement or crawlspace, usually in a specially constructed sump pump basin. They protect your home from flooding by collecting water encroaching on your foundation and redirecting it away from your home. While sump pumps are designed to prevent flooding, they can actually cause flooding, too. Extreme rainstorms, frozen...

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You Won’t Believe What’s In Your Water

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Well, this is scary. A recent report by The New Republic suggests there are more drugs in our drinking water than anybody realized. While researchers knew our nation’s water supply contained small doses of various drugs, most figured the doses were too small to harm us. Now, it appears that narrative is changing. An excerpt from the story, published December...

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Shorten Your Shower with These Helpful Tips

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With fresh water sources becoming more depleted by the day, water conservation has become an increasingly important issue. The government urges families to be cognizant of the amount of water they use relative to their needs. In other words, don’t be wasteful. One of the best ways to reduce daily water consumption is by taking shorter showers. According to the...

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Six Famous People Who Died On the Toilet

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No one expects their life to end on the toilet, but believe it or not it happens. Some of our world’s most famous political leaders and entertainment icons have taken their last breath on the toilet. Here are six notable people who died on or near the toilet, along with their cause of death. 1) Elvis Presley: Perhaps the most...

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Why Does My Shower Drain Smell?

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Ever stepped into your shower, turned on the water and noticed a foul and unpleasant odor emanating from your drain? Well, you aren’t alone. This is a relatively common problem. Fortunately, you can usually fix it at little to no cost. Sometimes drains and pipes smell for no obvious reason, but other times it’s a result of your shower drain...

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Seven Items You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

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Next to using, you know, the garbage, there’s no easier way to dispose of refuse than a toilet. It’s sitting right there, oh so tantalizing, practically begging for your trash. And while several disposables are perfectly safe to flush down the toilet, others are not. Flushing unsafe items down the toilet can have a catastrophic impact on your plumbing. We’re...

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