Reason to leave the toilet seat down

Is there really an answer to this age old question? A toilet looks best and was esthetically designed, when not in use, to have the seat AND lid down. However . . . Are you looking for a more scientific answer?  There have been mathematical attempts to create a formula that will work in a

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Why is my toilet running and why should I care?

Let’s tackle the why should I care question first. A running toilet is often times loud and annoying.  You expect the noise when you use the toilet, but it can become unbearable when the toilet runs and wakes you up in the middle of the night, or runs during the scary scene of a Freddie

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5 Funniest Bathroom Scenes in Movie History

Bathroom humor is the greatest kind of humor. It offers shock value, nausea and a chance to see people at their most vulnerable moment…the total package! If potty humor grosses you out, this blog isn’t for you. But if you’ve got the stomach for it, here are the 5 funniest bathroom scenes in movie history.

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Double Trouble? Toilet Situation Raising Eyebrows in Sochi

The Olympics are about international unity, provincial pride and the pinnacle of athletic achievement. But with a few days to go before the games, and the international media packing into host city Sochi, Russia, the conversation among some has been less about the teams and more about the toilets. Imagine the following situation: You’re at

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Do You Wash Your Hands Properly? The Shocking Answer…

“Don’t forget to wash your hands!” If that wasn’t your mom’s favorite saying growing up, it was probably in the top three. Thanks to mom’s incessant nagging, most people are programmed at an early age to wash their hands after using the bathroom. This is a good thing. But since most people – as in

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Troubleshooting Low Water Pressure

There’s nothing fun about low water pressure. At Levine & Sons, our experienced technicians can help fix whatever is causing your water pressure to be low. But if you’re ambitious and at least somewhat handy, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. Here are 4 ways to troubleshoot low water pressure on your

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Is Urinating in the Shower OK?

George Costanza wasn’t the most honest man in the world, but everyone’s favorite loveable loser from the legendary sitcom Seinfeld was right about one thing. Remember that episode where George was caught urinating in the shower at his health club? A fellow member who caught the act threatened to tell management and have George kicked

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7 Foods Your Body Struggles to Digest

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

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Shorten Your Shower with These Helpful Tips

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

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Six Famous People Who Died On the Toilet

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)

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