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6 Potential Causes of a Leaking Dishwasher

A leaky dishwasher can be a frustrating issue if you’re not familiar with what might be causing the leak. You know the obvious rules of running a dishwasher: only use dishwashing detergent, rinse off food scraps and make sure the door is closed all the way. But if one morning you wake up to discover a wet kitchen floor, then you can be certain the dishwasher needs a check-up. Here are a few potential causes of a leaking dishwasher.

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Clean Water Challenges in America Today

When you think about someone having difficulties accessing clean water, you typically think of people living in third world countries. However, water and sanitation challenges affect areas in the U.S. as well. These challenges include fecal contamination from individual wells, expensive water costs, lead service lines, outdated infrastructure, and the financial, technical and operational demands of making upgrades. 

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Your Bathroom Will Soon be as High-Tech as Your Phone

The developed world has come a long way from outhouses and the unsanitary waste disposal conditions of the medieval ages. We won’t go into detail about how terrible the conditions used to be, but we do want to talk about where things are headed. Here are a few predictions about technological advancements that are sure to take your bathroom experience to a royal level.

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5 Potential Causes of Low Water Pressure

You’ve turned the knob all the way, but all that comes out is a trickle. This may be happening with only one faucet, or you might have noticed this issue occuring around the house. Low water pressure can be a sign of a more serious issue and should not be ignored. Here are 5 potential causes of low water pressure.

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What Homes Will Look Like in the Future

We’re all fascinated by the future. Superhero movies like Iron Man, and the Avengers and Hunger Games series offer us a glimpse of what life could look like 50 years from now. Most of us are excited about drones, hyperloop transportation, 3D printed home decor and smart homes. Many of these inventions have been imagined by futurists decades ago and some of them, like 3D printers and drones, are becoming more and more common, while others are still in our future.

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