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    Top 10 Indoor/Outdoor Ways to Save Water

    Currently, we can only utilize 1% of Earth’s entire water supply.  The other 99% of Earth’s water supply is either salt water or frozen, so you can see just how important that 1% really is to our way of life. Cities around the world are feeling the effects of decades upon decades of little or no water conservation, so it’s more important than ever to do everything in our power to preserve and protect Mother Nature’s greatest natural resource, our water supply. Listed below, you’ll find our Top 10 Indoor/Outdoor “Everyone Can Make a Difference” Water Conservation tips.  Do it…

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    30+ Amazing Facts, Figures & Statistics About Water

    1. Less than 2% of the Earth’s water supply is fresh water. 2. Our ocean and seas salt water make up 97% of all water on Earth. 3. 1% of the earth’s water supply is fit for drinking, 2% percent is frozen and the rest is salt water.. 4. The human body is almost 75% water. 5. You can survive for a month without food, but only 5 -7 days without water. 6. American’s drink about 110 million gallons of water every day. 7. Landscaping accounts for about half the water Californians use at home.Showers account for another 18 percent, while toilets use about 20 percent. 8….

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    Don’t Get Caught with Your Pants Down! Tips for Summer Home Buyers

    Most real estate professionals refer to summer the “home buying” season.  More homes are sold during the Summer months than at any other time of the year.    Unfortunately, the rush and pressure to find, purchase and settle into a new home before the school year starts makes it easy for summer buyers to miss signs of trouble that they wouldn’t normally overlook. When they do recognize the signs of distress such as water leakage, poor pipes or an inadequate plumbing system, it’s usually too late to do anything but hire a professional plumbing contractor to repair the problem which could have been…

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    Simple, Inexpensive and FREE Ways to Save Water & Money

                        If you thought making small water saving changes to your home and lifestyle wouldn’t amount to much then think again!  We’ve compiled a list of simple, inexpensive and free ways to conserve water and save on your monthly utility bill at the same time. Save money, conserve water and help Mother Nature at the same time by becoming a proactive part of Orange County’s water conservation effort.  Being part of the solution feels so much better than being part of the problem and that goes double for saving money. The suggestions, ideas and tips listed below represent a fraction of…

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    Technological Advances in Pro-Active Plumbing, Drain Cleaning & Sewer Line Preventative Maintenance

    Unclogging stubborn drains, persistent plumbing blockages, debris filled water pipes and backed up sewer lines used to be a very unpleasant, expensive, iffy and risky proposition, but electronic and video camera pipe inspection technology and a new technique called hydro-jetting has made preventative maintenance and cleaning clogged drains and sewer lines a reliable, affordable and extremely effective option for all property owners.. Hydro-jetting is the application of streams of high pressure water for use within pipes for cleaning & debris removal. Water at the correct high pressure can cut roots, dissolve blockages, emulsify grease and soaps while spray washing pipe…

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    Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

    Spring is definitely my favorite season and my favorite time of year.  Spring provides plants, flowers, shrubs and all sorts of living creatures with an opportunity for a fresh start and a chance to get it right this time around.  Spring is also the perfect time for Orange County homeowners and residents to dust off their tools and begin the annual spring ritual of Proper Home Maintenance by Inspecting, Servicing, Repairing and/or Replacing those parts of their homes that aren’t up to snuff.  Home maintenance can be overwhelming, but using our 2012 Spring Home Maintenance Checklist can save you time…

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    2012 Home Maintenance Checklist for Orange County Residents

    Seven million people are injured in and around their homes each year and it might surprise you to know that approximately 30,000 of those accidents prove fatal. Most “home related” injuries can be significantly reduced, or completely eliminated, if residents and homeowners took appropriate preventative measures and had a consistent home maintenance program in place.  The safety measures and home maintenance recommendations in our 2012 Home Maintenance & Safety Checklist for Orange County Residents and Homeowners can help reduce the risks of any home related injuries or accidents for you and your loved ones. Danger Zones in the Home: All-Around-the-House…

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    5 Simple Ways to Save Money & Reduce Your Utility Bill

    Take Care of Your Heating System & it Will Take Care of You! 1. Master your Thermostat If lower utilities bills are what you are after this winter, then your thermostat is the place to start. Saving on heating costs won’t require drastic reduction, but it will take some strategy. By lowering the thermostat while you are out of the home or asleep at night, you can significantly reduce monthly bills. Installing a programmable thermostat will do the job for you, and most programmable thermostats will pay for themselves in just one year of strategic heating and cooling. 2. Adjust…

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    Preventative Winter Maintenance Tips and Checklist

    Many Orange County, Southern California and Southwestern state residents have never considered home winterization a big deal. Problems like freezing pipes and frost heave are virtually unheard of in the Sunshine States. But you don’t have to live in Fargo, North Dakota or Buffalo, New York to take advantage of Preventative Winter Maintenance Tips that can save Orange County residents time, money and aggravation as well as reduce natural resource consumption which helps preserve Mother Nature. Instead of looking at the extreme methods and practices used for East Coast Winterization, we’re going to focus on and make a checklist of…

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