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Part Retriever

When you are working in an area where a washer or nut can drop into a delicate assembly or be difficult to retrieve, use dental floss. Fasten one end of a long piece of floss to the part and the other end to something solid. When the parts are finally installed, the...
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Septic Tank Care

Have your tank inspected by a septic tank professional every three to five years – more frequently if your family uses a lot of water and/or a garbage disposer. You can reduce the strain on your septic system by using less water and staggering showers, clothes...
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Water Quality Report

The majority of consumers rely on local utilities to produce a safe and ample supply of water. Your local water agency is responsible for sending you an annual Consumer Confidence Report that should list the source of your water, what contaminants may be in the water,...
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Flood Prep – Sewer

Keep these points in mind if you have backflow valves installed:a) Changes to the plumbing in your house must be done by a licensed plumber or contractor, who will ensure that the work is done correctly and according to all applicable codes. This is important for your...
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Flood Prep Plumbing

Check Drain Plug: Install a floating floor drain plug at the current drain location. If the floor drain pipe backs up, the float will rise and plug the drain. Install a Sewer Backflow Valve: If flood waters enter the sewer system, sewage can back up and enter your...