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How to Clean Your Grill

Cleaning your grill will get the summer off to the right start. The grime that accumulated last year can cause minor or serious issues with your grill, and keeping it clean will help it last longer. With just a little bit of time and some elbow grease, your grill can be brought back to life. Time to clean it, inside and out. You’ll need a few supplies to get started: Cleaning gloves Glass cleaner Warm soapy water Sponge Nylon terry cloth Scrubber Grill brush Stainless steel cleaner Paper towels Scouring pad Paint scraper Start with a cool grill. No sense in starting the summer off …

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Conserve Water On Demand

That big tank in the garage or utility closet may often go unrecognized for all the hard work it does. Your hot water heater delivers warm and hot water when and where you need it – showers, baths, washing dishes, laundry, you name it. It’s worth giving it a little attention now and then, though, to ensure that it’s running most effectively. Water heaters that aren’t performing at their best can often be energy AND water wasters, which means they’re wasting your hard-earned money! If it takes a long time for hot water to come out of your tap, or if the hot water seems …

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Replace a Toilet in 10 Easy Steps

Has your toilet seen better days? If it’s started to leak or you just want to give your bathroom a new look, it’s time to put on your plumbing hat and get to work! In just a few hours, you can avoid a costly plumber visit and get the job done yourself. First, make sure you have all the necessary parts and tools you will need to complete the task. Parts: New Toilet New Flush Valve New Fill Valve New Wax Ring   Tools: Adjustable Wrench Channel Locking Pliers Screwdriver Putty Knife   Additional Hardware: Penetrating Oil Hold-Down Bolts Towel, sponge, and bucket Now get …

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