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The Dangers of Disposable Wipes

The Dangers of Disposable Wipes | Agra Tech

Initially hitting the market in the 1970s disposable wipes were sold only in the diaper section of supermarkets, but now they are available. From being an alternative cleaning agent for babies during diaper changes, the product has evolved, with facial wipes and hand sanitizing wipes flooding the market. These handy disposable wipes, said to be “flushable” are mislabeled though. While you can flush them down your toilet, there are many horror stories of drain pipes and home septic systems getting clogged as well. Here are some reasons why you should not dispose of disposable wipes down your drain.

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Published on:
08/13/2018

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Benicia Farmers Market - Thursdays through October

Benicia Farmers Market - Thursdays through October | Agra Tech

The Benicia Certified Farmers’ Market opens its 26th season on Thursday, April 26th from 4-8 pm (April-August) and 4-7 pm (September-October). Located on First Street between B and D Streets, the seasonal market will run through October 25th, offering farm fresh produce and fresh cut flowers along with arts and crafts vendors, specialty foods, baked goods, and numerous gourmet food vendors. Children can enjoy activities like face painting and the inflatable bounce houses by Jump, Jump & Away on the First Street Green.

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Published on:
08/06/2018

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Always Hire a Licensed Plumber and Get that Peace of Mind

Always Hire a Licensed Plumber and Get that Peace of Mind | Agra Tech

If you are hiring a contractor of any kind to perform work on your home or property, it is essential to hire one that is both licensed and bonded. When you hire an unlicensed contractor, you are taking significant risks, including that you will be subject to a lawsuit, as well as the potential that any implied warranties afforded by state law will be void.

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Published on:
07/23/2018

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General Plumbing  Plumbing tips 

Plumbing Tips for Large Families

Plumbing Tips for Large Families | Agra Tech

At Benicia Plumbing, we know that large families can cause considerable stress on their plumbing and that’s why we’re offering some suggestions on how to alleviate the drama associated with over-used plumbing.

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Published on:
07/16/2018

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General Plumbing 

Hot Tips for Summer Water Conservation

Hot Tips for Summer Water Conservation | Agra Tech

It does not matter whether we are in a drought or not, we should always conserve water all the time. We never know when the rain will stop and have us back to square one once again.

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Published on:
07/09/2018

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Plumbing tips 

Have You Updated a Bathroom for the Seniors in Your Life?

Have You Updated a Bathroom for the Seniors in Your Life? | Agra Tech

Most of today’s homes were not designed or built to accommodate aging adults or anyone with limited mobility, balance and strength. In particular, bathrooms, for example, are common places for slips and falls to happen. In order to keep older adults out of harm’s way and help them stay in their current homes as long as they possibly can, it’s vital to make smart bathroom updates for aging adults.

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Published on:
04/20/2018

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General Plumbing 

3 Plumbing Scams to Avoid

3 Plumbing Scams to Avoid | Agra Tech

While the majority of plumbers are reputable, the plumbing industry has its fair share of sub-standard contractors who employ shady business practices. Here are the most common problems and recommended cures to prevent a leaky wallet.

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Published on:
04/13/2018

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General Plumbing  Plumbing tips 

The History of Easter Eggs and Easter Egg Hunts

The History of Easter Eggs and Easter Egg Hunts | Agra Tech

Easter is a religious holiday, but some of its customs, such as Easter eggs, are likely linked to pagan traditions. The egg, an ancient symbol of new life, has been associated with pagan festivals celebrating spring. From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs are said to represent Jesus’ emergence from the tomb and resurrection. Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to at least the 13th century, according to some sources. One explanation for this custom is that eggs were formerly a forbidden food during the Lenten season, so people would paint and decorate them to mark the end of the period of penance and fasting, then eat them on Easter as a celebration.

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Published on:
04/06/2018

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Community  Holidays 

Top 3 Problems with Older Plumbing

Top 3 Problems with Older Plumbing | Agra Tech

Old houses are often attractive to buyers because they lack the cookie-cutter look many of today’s homes have and the older homes tend to have a little more character. But with that character comes a special set of plumbing problems that owners of modern homes don’t have to face.

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Published on:
03/23/2018

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