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Pipes

If your house was built before 1978, there is a 75% chance that it contains lead paint. Undisturbed lead paint is harmless, but dust or paint chips created during paint prep or other remodeling projects post health hazards, especially to young children. For more information on lead-paint...

Bathroom Showers

Green living ideas and easy do-it-yourself solutions are high on homeowners’ shopping lists, and a range of products that fill the bill at the National Hardware Show. Here’s a list of my favorite products offering value, sustainability and at-home comfort. 

Great values for landscaping...
Kitchen Remodeling

Your tap water smells like rotten eggs and tastes a little funny. Is it unhealthy? Probably not. You can't really tell about the quality of your drinking water at home from its look, smell or even taste.

That rotten smell coming from your tap water, for instance, can come from hydrogen...

Treatment

Experts agree that the U.S. has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, but that’s no guarantee that what comes out of your tap is absolutely contaminant-free. What’s more, you can’t see, smell or taste most serious water quality problems. Hydrogen sulfide may give off a rotten...

Filters

A water filter can improve water taste, reduce cloudiness, reduce contaminants and protect your plumbing and appliances. The Filtrete Quick Change Whole House System offers all of these water filtration benefits and more, including do-it-yourself installation ease.

Use the Filtrete Quick...

Filters

With the Flint water crisis making major headlines lately, you may be wondering if you should be worried about lead in your own home’s water. If you’re concerned about the safety of your tap water, there are steps you can take to find out whether it contains dangerous levels of lead.

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