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Articles and resources about garbage disposals and kitchen sinks

Disinfecting Your Kitchen

11 ways to Disinfect Your Kitchen and Keep it Virus Free

The kitchen is the workhorse of the home.It’s where people gather and mingle, where food is prepared and eaten, and messes are made. Kitchens are inundated with grime and germs, and eradicating them is of the utmost importance in keeping your family healthy.We will take a look at 11 ways to disinfect your kitchen and Read more about 11 ways to Disinfect Your Kitchen and Keep it Virus Free[…]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Kitchen Sink Clean

[lwptoc] You may have heard that a kitchen sink is likely home to more bacteria than a toilet seat, and if you haven’t heard that, sorry for ruining your day. Unfortunately, the kitchen sink gets exposed to many different bacteria, but can be easily overlooked when cleaning. The result is often a sink that’s dirty and can Read more about 5 Ways to Keep Your Kitchen Sink Clean[…]

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Should you caulk a kitchen sink? Undermount and Drop-In

Is it smart to caulk around your kitchen sink? Flickr Commons image via Ian HaycoxCaulk is a fabulous little invention for us DYIers. You may even find yourself becoming obsessed with it once you discover its magical ability to seal around fixtures in one easy motion. So, is it a good idea to use caulk around Read more about Should you caulk a kitchen sink? Undermount and Drop-In[…]

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Proper Outlet Distance fom Kitchen Sink: Simple Answer

One of the more boring aspects of being a DYI home renovator is dealing with codes. Obviously, we all know that codes are important to standardize practices with the ultimate goal of making construction safe for those working and living in a new or existing structure. However, this fact does little to make sense of  these Read more about Proper Outlet Distance fom Kitchen Sink: Simple Answer[…]

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Approximate Space Needed Behind a Sink for a Faucet

How much space do you need from faucet to wall? Image via Wikimedia CommonsKitchen remodels are fraught with little details that can be the difference between a kitchen that is just right for you or one that fills you with regret. Something as simple as how much counter top rim to allow behind your faucet Read more about Approximate Space Needed Behind a Sink for a Faucet[…]

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My Garbage Disposal Won’t Turn On (simple & helpful steps)

A working garbage disposal is something easily taken for granted. But what is a homeowner to do when flipping that switch doesn’t make anything happen? Here is a quick and dirty guide to how to troubleshoot a garbage disposal that won’t turn on.AssumptionsThe following steps assume that your disposal is completely dead when you try Read more about My Garbage Disposal Won’t Turn On (simple & helpful steps)[…]

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5 Ways Garbage Disposals Can Make Your Life Easier

The argument for garbage disposals is a strong one.  In most new construction, particularly with town homes and condos, garbage disposal units (usually cheap ones) are included and recognized as a standard appliance. Particularly in the United States, they have become a popular and convenient to keep your kitchen cleaner. But do they really improve your Read more about 5 Ways Garbage Disposals Can Make Your Life Easier[…]

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Farmhouse Sink?

How much does it cost to install a farmhouse sink? Flickr Commons image via MajjieThe cost of a kitchen sink installation (farmhouse or otherwise) will vary depending on a number of factors including where you live and the size and type of sink being installed. The purpose of this article is to give you a Read more about How Much Does it Cost to Install a Farmhouse Sink?[…]

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Why does my kitchen sink smell bad? (quick & easy fixes)

We’ve all been there. You walk in the door and you realize your room (or whole house) stinks to High Heaven! Then you play that fun-filled game called “find the nasty smell”. It could be a full trash can or even a bathroom that needs to be cleaned but sometimes your astute nose leads you right Read more about Why does my kitchen sink smell bad? (quick & easy fixes)[…]

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