Paying tribute to beautiful hardwood flooring, faux wood tile is a ceramic tile that combines the rich, textured finishes and warmth of real wood with the durability, functionality and design flexibility of tile. And, it costs a fraction of what real hardwood flooring costs.
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The piping used in home plumbing, whether it is copper or PVC, has very smooth interior surfaces that don't permit bacteria to settle and grow. However, over time, hard water results in scale formation on the interior surfaces of those pipes and that provides a perfect home for bacteria. This problem can be rather widespread as nearly 90 percent of American homes have hard water — water containing high levels of calcium and magnesium, according to The U.S. Geological Survey.
If your home has a wood-burning fireplace, it's imperative to clean your chimney every year to remove the dangerous buildup of creosote that can occur. A gas fireplace likely won't have a chimney, but you should also still have the vent periodically inspected by a professional to ensure everything is in working order.