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Frozen Water Pipes: Prevention is Key to Protect Your Home

Posted on February 1st 2014

When temperatures dip below zero outside, it's possible that water pipes can freeze inside your home. Homeowners should be aware that either plastic PVC or copper pipes can freeze and burst. One sobering fact is that water damage can be extensive depending on how quickly the leak is found. An online source estimates that a 1/8-inch crack in a pipe can lose up to ~945 L of water in a day, causing flooding, potential structural damage and set the scene for mold.

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One of the best ways to listen to music in the shower!

Posted on November 1st 2013

Your music. Your shower. Your time. To chill out. To sing. Refresh. Energize. Escape. The Moxie showerhead + wireless speaker delivers up to 7 hours of music, news and more by pairing wirelessly with your device enabled with Bluetooth® technology. Just you + water + clean, clear sound.

Not to be upstaged, the sprayface features 60 angled nozzles that deliver the full, enveloping spray you’ve come to expect from a KOHLER® showerhead. Available with a water-saving 2.0 gpm or a 2.5 gpm spray, Moxie lets you save water without sacrificing performance. And the silicone sprayface of the showerhead makes it easy to wipe away mineral buildup.

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Eco Toilet: number one way to save on household water use

Posted on October 1st 2013

When addressing the economy of your home, the number one way to save water is by installing high efficiency toilets. Just like the energy efficiency rating system ENERGY STAR for appliances, toilets meeting the water-efficient minimum criteria of WaterSense® are sold with the WaterSense® label.

Toilet flushing accounts for up to about 30 percent of total daily indoor household water use, in Canadian homes with older toilets that require 13 to 20L of water per flush. Up to 65 percent of the water consumed by toilet flushing can be saved by installing a high efficiency or dual flush toilet. High efficiency toilets are those that use 4.5 - 4.8L of water or less per flush. Typical dual flush toilets have either 3L or 6L per flush built-in options. By comparison, a standard modern toilet has a 13L flush.

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