Wanted: Self-Cleaning Dishwashers & Garbage Disposals

Dishes Come Out Sparkling; Dish Gunk Sticks Around Forever Every Friday, it's Kitchen Cleaning Day at our house. And every Friday, we're grossed-out by the stinky, smelly, gnarly, greasy goo that collects around the gaskets of the dishwasher and garbage disposal. This week, we did some research to understand just what's in that gunk and offer some tips for eliminating it. Dishwashers – There's a F...
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Water, Water Everywhere; Not a Drop to Spare

ucla water main break
Recent high profile water main breaks in LA, UCLA, and Nashville illustrate the importance of regular water line inspections and maintenance. UCLA - 20 Million Gallons Lost  Our Western States are in the midst of a legendary drought. Water restrictions abound. What's the worst possible thing that could happen? Yep - a water main break of epic proportions. In just a few hours, 20 million gallo...
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Dishwasher maintenance - five steps for longer service

It's the Rodney Dangerfield of kitchen appliances. Your dishwasher "gets no respect" with multiple washes a day, overloading, and food left all over its inhabitants, it is easily your hardest working kitchen helper. If yours is like mine, with each passing year of use, you begin to say a little prayer each time you close that door, hoping it won't fail you. The sad news is that most people do noth...
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Updating your bathroom? Consider these popular ideas.

Kwik-Sip Drinking Fountain
When it comes to home improvements, bathrooms are among America's favorite focal point. Below are a few thoughts on popular improvements, in order of affordability and ease-of-installation. Kwik-Sip In-faucet Drinking Fountain Kids love, LOVE this! At the push of a button, your bathroom faucet magically transforms into a drinking fountain. No more squeezing your head between the lavatory and the f...
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3 must-have kitchen water gadgets you'll love

Allied Hot water dispenser
1. Instant Hot Water Dispenser - This one device will change your entire kitchen routine for the better, instantly. At the touch of a button, enjoy scalding 200-degree water without waiting for the kettle to boil. This inexpensive time-saver serves up coffee, tea, hot cider or any hot drink - instantly. Forget the microwave...an instant hot water dispenser cooks hot cereals/baby food, blanche...
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Sewer lines... What a gas!

Allied Reddi-Rooter water main
Free-flowing and well-maintained sewer are one of the wonders of modern plumbing. But when a line is in trouble....well, it stinks. As full service plumber (commercial and residential), Allied Reddi-Rooter's skilled technicians can repair or replace damaged sewer lines that run between your home and the street. Line Maintenance – Who's Responsible? In almost all instances, the property owner Is re...
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