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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KidsWorx Creative Workshop – Aug. 2nd

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  Join us on Saturday, August 2nd form 9AM-12PM at our Santa Rosa store for our FREE Kids Workshop!  This month it is all about aerodynamics, where children can play, learn and explore with the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County and Friedmans! Hope to see you out there!

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Save Yard Water with These Easy Tricks

Whether you have a standard lawn or a water-conserving Xeriscape, conscientious watering is important. Not only does it save resources, it can also help save you some money and prepare you for drought-related water shortages. The best thing you can do to maintain a low-water garden and yard is to avoid overwatering. Often, people will forget to adjust their watering practices with the changing season. Overwatering is especially prevalent in the fall when summer water schedules are simply too much for the cooler season and shorter days. When plants and grass are overwatered, the water goes beyond the root zone and is wasted. It can …

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