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Anchoring and How To Level Your Dishwasher

Dishwasher connections Three connections are needed for a dishwasher.  An electrical cable supplies 120 volts of power; a drain line runs to the trap or garbage disposer; and a supply line, hooked to a stop valve under the sink, brings water to the dishwasher.  In this tip, says the Santa Cruz plumbing experts, we will…
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Maintaining A Gas Water Heater

Check the flue The flue on a gas water heater should pull all fumes up and send them out of the house.  To check that the flue is working, light a match and blow it out, and hold it near the flue.  Smoke should be sucked up into the flue.  According to the plumbing of…
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What Is A Tankless Water Heater?

On-demand hot water Every day people use their water heaters; whether it’s taking a shower or doing a load of dishes, hot water is necessary to keep the house running. Unfortunately, the proof of this shows up on the power bill. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 30% of a homeowner’s monthly power charges…
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