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November 17, 2014
Grease build up is one of the primary causes of blocked residential sewer lines. While some of it comes from meat fats, such as bacon and hamburger grease, it also comes from foods such as cooking oil, mayonnaise, butter, sauces and table scraps. Running hot water down the sink does not dissolve the grease; it only pushes the grease a little further down the pipes, where the water cools and grease solidifies. Over time, that grease will build up in the sewer line an create an obstruction that can completely clog pipes.
So what can the homeowners do?
- You can reduce the amount of grease going into your lines by taking a few precautions:
- First of all, NEVER pour hot grease down the...
November 04, 2014
Giving Thanks for the Harvest
In North America in 2014, it is easy to overlook the significance of the harvest season. I must admit, I usually give very little thought to where my food comes from. I rarely think about how much work goes into getting those foods to the shelves at Kroger. I haven’t even planted a single seed, but I can run to the store and bring home apples from Washington and avocados from California, and even fruits and vegetables that are not in season, like those bananas from Guatemala. We have this incredible access to all kinds of healthy foods (and some not-so-healthy ones), year-round, and it’s good to give thanks and celebrate the harvest.
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