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Are Your Medications Harming Your Septic System And Your Groundwater?

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Can your medications be destroying your septic tank and even endangering other people? Maybe. Certain drugs can wreak havoc on a septic tank, even if used for a short period of time, and many can end up in the groundwater from which you and others use. Here’s what you should know. A perfectly operating septic system is a beautiful thing. When a septic tank is operating properly, waste water from the house enters the tank and the heavier solids sink and form a sludge.…

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How To Strip A Hardwood Floor

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The color and shine of hardwood floors can fade over time as the floor is worn down. However, unlike other types of flooring, hardwood flooring can be refinished, which is much less expensive than replacing the entire floor. However, before you can refinish a hardwood floor, you have to strip it first so that the new stain is evenly and properly applied to the floor. Thankfully, stripping a hardwood floor is a fairly simple process that won’t take too much time with the right knowledge and tools.…

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Unintended Consequences: Cleaning A Mirror Can Damage It

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If you have been noticing dark spots on mirrors in your home that appear to be behind the mirror, and not on the surface of the glass, take a look at how you clean the mirror. Your diligent scrubbing could actually contribute to the spot formation if you’re not careful. Custom glass companies can resilver the back of the mirror, but prevention is the better route to take. Here are tips on how to care for mirrors so that you don’t end up with unsightly brown or black spots destroying the way the mirror looks.…

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