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Reasons Your Toilet Is Leaking

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If you notice that your toilet is leaking, conduct an inspection to find out the source of the leak. It may be an issue that requires replacing the toilet or repairing some pipes. Either way, you need to have an idea of what you are facing before you call a plumber because it may be something simple. Do keep in mind that sometimes you won’t be able to determine the source of the leak and will have to call a plumber regardless to assess the situation.…

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Three Tips For Controlling Fire Ant Populations

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Fire ants can be a painful nuisance for your home. In addition to building unsightly colonies, they can also cause damage to your landscaping, and in some cases they may even kill some of your plants. While spraying pesticides may be the most effective way of combating these pests, there are a couple of less environmentally damaging methods for controlling their populations.  Pour Boiling Water On The Mound A completely organic way of controlling ant populations is by pouring several gallons of boiling water on the ant hill.…

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How To Combat Your Fear Of Elevators

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only about 27 people are killed in elevator accidents each year. As with most fears, however, the fear of elevators frequently has less to do with actual risks and more to do with past trauma, a learned response, or an underlying fear such as claustrophobia. Even so, it helps to know that elevators are maintained on a regular schedule. If you want, you can see the last time your particular elevator was inspected by examining the certificate inside the frame on the interior wall of the elevator.…

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