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What happens if you put coffee grounds down the sink?

What happens if you put coffee grounds down the sink?

In today’s standard of cleaning, it’s no surprise that people are looking for ways to be more sustainable and eco-friendly. Most articles out there will tell you about the wonders of coffee grounds. After all, we love coffee so much that even its coffee grounds have a purpose that we can use. Whether it will be for fertilizer or air-purifier, coffee grounds are sustainable and can definitely help perk up our cleaning techniques. But one question remains: what happens if you put coffee grounds...

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The Best Practices to Maintain Your Tankless Water Heater

The Best Practices to Maintain Your Tankless Water Heater

Modern times call for modern amenities. In today’s world, there is a distinct appeal to anything that’s sleek, less bulky, and equipped with the latest technology. From your home automation to digital appliances, you want to make sure that everything in your home...

Do bath bombs cause clogged drain?

Do bath bombs cause clogged drain?

Who doesn’t like a stress-relieving and floral or sweet-scented bath after a long day at work? Do you happen to use bath bombs? They are ball-shaped and usually come in different scents. A lot of people use them because of how convenient they are.  But, unfortunately,...

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Electric vs. Gas Water Heater. Which is Better?

Electric vs. Gas Water Heater. Which is Better?

Water heaters are an integral part of every Canadian household. Most of the time, it is something we tend to not think too much about. Until it stops working and you are shocked with cold water while taking a shower. There are a lot of reasons for your water heater to...

6 Signs You Need to Replace Your Hot Water Tank

6 Signs You Need to Replace Your Hot Water Tank

Proper maintenance is the key to a longer lifespan of your water heater tanks. However, just like any other appliance or equipment, there will come a time when you have to let them go and replace them.  Here are telltale signs that signify it is time to let go and...

Where To Start With Home Drain Tile?

Where To Start With Home Drain Tile?

Are you worried about the excess of water in your home that might compromise its foundation? Then this article is for you! Get to know more about home drain tile, how it works, and why you should have one yourself! In any residential home construction, a house drain...

How to Know When to Replace Your Main Water Line

How to Know When to Replace Your Main Water Line

Water pipes are always under intense water pressure. Meaning they tend to wear out quickly. Don't worry; water pipes can still last for a long time. So, no need to panic and start replacing your water pipes. There are many reasons to consider when you need to replace...

7 Tips to Lower Your Heating Cost in the Cold Winter

7 Tips to Lower Your Heating Cost in the Cold Winter

It is really hard to lower the heating cost when winter arrives. Especially because we all want to keep warm. That is why looking for ways to help lower your electric bills and heating costs during winter without sacrificing the warmth, is very important. Understand...

The comprehensive guide to understand Septic tank leach lines

The comprehensive guide to understand Septic tank leach lines

Many homes and businesses have their own sewer field system (septic systems). It is important to maintain your septic systems in great condition to prevent further damage costs and health compromise.  If you are thinking of having a septic system in your home, you...