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Meet the New Super Toilets
With features you never knew you needed, these toilets may make it hard to go back to standard commodes
"these toilets may make it hard to go back to standard commodes... high-tech toilets, which the Japanese call super toilets, can be found in more than 72... chrome toilets that grace most bathrooms in the industrialized world work fine. While... of the toilets use electricity to provide warming, automation and bidet functions... wall-hung toilet toilet to it. This makes it less deep than a standard 29-30" toilet... in the toilet ( ground toilet - porcelain toilets like that are called "a la turca"..."
Water Sense for Big Savings
"classic water-saving tip, “Save water; shower with a friend”? While there may not... the new toilet. So let’s make 2014 the year we make our homes more water efficient... to save water, new technologies and products have enabled a whole universe of options... can save water, save money, help the environment and maybe have a little fun doing so... Many water-saving strategies are easy DIY projects too. Even switching out an old..."
The Top 5 Ways to Save Water at Home
Get on the fast track to preserving a valuable resource and saving money too with these smart, effective strategies
"start water conservation efforts is outside. But water consumption indoors shouldn’t... record lows in many parts of the United States. California, in particular, is in the... their water consumption 20 percent by the year 2020. The typical American family... gallons of water every day. According to Rea Gonzalez, a representative at the Los Angeles... of that water — about 60 percent in relatively arid California — is used outdoors for..."
How Low Should Your Drapes Go?
Hover, brush the floor or pool like Scarlett O'Hara's tears — we give you the lowdown on curtain length options
"absorb water, which sucks the water into the bricks. there is much scientific data... even hot water radiators, if the curtain is over them, the heat goes under the curtain... "high waters" pants look. ( Just add a pair of white socks to the jeans to get the... flood-waters-rising pants. Unlike Patricia Carswell, I prefer to make my curtains... problem is low baseboard heaters (not radiators or vents) that run the entire length of..."
10 Low-Cost Tweaks to Help Your Home Sell
Put these inexpensive but invaluable fixes on your to-do list before you put your home on the market
"rails, toilet roll holder and soap holder 95% off as display items, really helped... fixture, toilet/lid/surrounding area, and under every sink. Empty every junk drawer... plumbing (water can be corrosive to pipes there), and others...it needed to be repainted... electric hot water units at the taps and shower, the multi-fuel stove and back boiler providing... fill with water during a downpour. Or that the FAA has an RNAV plan for a superhighway..."
Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Take your rainwater storage from practical to beautiful with a new breed of design-friendly rain barrels
"collect the water that would otherwise drain off your roof and use it to water your garden... adherents as water issues affect more and more of us. It's a practical approach — you collect... conserve water & stop using municipal drinking water to water our plants. I admit I... used the water for laundry and wash water, and hauled up their drinking water out of... saying: water flows uphill to money. @BethMcLennan - Water rights, water/resource 'wars'..."
How to Choose a Home Water Filtering System
"which water purification method is best for your house, from pitchers to whole-house... your own water at home is an easy way to get great-tasting purified water, without the... best? Do water filtration pitchers really work as well as undersink or whole-house models... pick the water filtration system that best fits your needs. Learn how to find out what... in your water, how the most common types of filtration systems work, including their..."
Vintage Style: High-Tank Toilets
"pull-chain toilet — are far less. But for some people, the era-accurate look of a high-tank... high-tank toilet outweighs its lack of fancy amenities, such as a heated seat, no-touch... outlook with water-saving features, but what stands out about these Victorian-era-style... than the "low flush" toilets of the USA, My high tank toilet does flush with no problem... All the toilets I've ever set on during my life, except that high-tank toilet, have..."
Now Featuring ... the Toilet!
No sense trying to hide it. Instead, show off your toilet with styles and shapes that carry through your décor
"off your toilet with styles and shapes that carry through your décor... hide the toilet behind counters, half-walls and privacy glass, and even close it up... minimal toilet lets the mosaic get all the attention. A toilet is a toilet, ugly, it... those toilets that hang on the wall anywhere! The square toilets LOOK great, but... mounted toilets are quite sturdy. I'm having a Toto Aquia wall mounted toilet installed..."
How to Install a Toilet in an Hour
Putting a new commode in a bathroom or powder room yourself saves plumber fees, and it's less scary than you might expect
"install a toilet. He was gracious enough to let me photograph him while he installed... installed a toilet recently, and he shared a few secrets that can make the job a snap.... off the water to the toilet. STEP 1.3 - : Flush the toilet a couple of times to empty... cut the toilet tank bolts if you need to disassemble the old toilet. or remove a tank... replaced two toilets in our Florida home. The "how to ..." guides at HD and Lowes were helpful..."
The Absolute Right Way to Hang Toilet Paper. Maybe
Find out whether over or under is ahead in our poll and see some unusual roll hangers, shelves and nooks
"is, my toilet paper hangs over the front of the roll, rather than under (or behind)... using the toilet paper and get poop on their finger(s). When the toilet paper is hung... how the toilet paper is hung as long as there is toilet paper available. "Over like... of the toilet to install the hanger. Hotel standards dictate; toilet tissue rolls... flushing the toilet and ended up with a toilet plugged with the spring end of the holder..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering... drain on water resources, and they demand regular mowing and fertilizing, not to mention... mowing, low-water, beautiful low-growing and spreading gray/green foliage, and can... mow amd water (other plants still need water too..) it sure looks a lot prettier than... with low water landscape and will get rid of the lawn but......how much will we..."
Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less Water
"serve water and make gardening much easier with the xeriscape approach’s 7 principles... Denver Water utility for a new and comprehensive approach to water conservation. The... strict watering laws. You can only water x 2 days a week, your day is a according... mean no water at all. All living things need some water to survive and thrive. Don't... "saving water"--how ironic, you aren't "saving" water in any sense--either watering..."
Easy Green: Big and Small Ways to Be More Water-Wise at Home
These 20 tips can help us all make the best use of a precious resource. How do you save water in summer?
"conserving water. Whether your goal is to help your community during a time of drought... your home water bill, there are many simple, effective changes you can make around the... to save water and protect our waterways are a good place to begin.... of cold water I use less water. I use my dog's left over water to water the plants... drinking water in the watering can to water our houseplants. They prefer filtered water..."
8 Unthirsty Plants Help You Save Water in Style
Spend less effort and money on your landscape with drought-tolerant and native plants that liven up your yard
"supplemental water each year. In contrast, the use of water-efficient designs and plantings... Water is one of our most precious resources, yet each year many households use more... more water outdoors than for all other purposes. Of this, the majority is used for... because water usage is an important consideration in good design. ( A timely subject... conserve water, but our wellwater still has some salt intrusion. The plants and soyzia..."