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Looking for efficient flushing

We just purchased a small lake cabin and want to replace the old toilet with a new toilet to help save water. I have tried research, but frankly I’m confused. What suggestions do you have to assist us in finding a very efficient toilet?

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How much does a new roof cost?

Roof replacement carries a significant cost, and it can’t be put off once it becomes necessary. But the urgency of needing a new roof doesn’t mean you should blindly hire the first contractor you interview.

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How much does water heater installation cost?

The average lifespan of a traditional tank-style natural gas water heater or electric water heater is only eight to 12 years, which makes replacement one of the most common home improvement investments. Cost depends on the type of installation, which is unique to each project and depends on type of unit and bring installation up to code.

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When a new fence fails to impress

I recently had a new fence installed and am unhappy about it. The wood quality is terrible, as if they used seconds. The salesman said this is the way the fence should look. I have only paid half the total cost. Should I ask them to repair/replace anything before I pay the balance?

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Five things to watch as Chiefs open NFL training camp

The Chiefs begin training camp this week after an offseason marked by massive turnover in the front office and a blockbuster trade to pick a raw but remarkably talented quarterback in the first round for the first time in 34 years. Other than, not much going on.
Sam Mellinger and Jeff Patterson The Kansas City Star
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Five things to watch as Chiefs open NFL training camp

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Gage Ihrig, Sam Stevens discuss Kansas Amateur final

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