Day: December 3, 2013

Highly Efficient Fixtures Save You Money

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Commercial lavatory sinks

If you are remodeling your bathroom, consider changing all your fixtures to high efficiency ones. Your sink faucet, your lights, and your toilet can all be replaced with ones that can save you money. You can buy faucets that optimize the flow of water, LED bulbs will last you longer than ordinary bulbs, and toilets that use less water to flush. You might think that the finding efficient toilets is unnecessary, but you may not know that about 60 years ago, the average toilet took 7 gallons to flush. That number has decreased steadily since then, and today, a modern toilet takes about 1.6 gallons to flush. The most efficient toilets can flush using about 1.28 gallons.

Many people use pressurized toilets Read More

In Financial Trouble? Know When and How to File for Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy lawyers

Imagine living under Roman law in 450 BC. Now imagine you’re in debt, and own your creditors a significant amount of money. Under Roman law, creditors would have the choice of either selling you into slavery, or even killing you. Fortunately, for the sake of humanity, today individuals have a more civil option for handling their debt – known as bankruptcy. For many, bankruptcy is often viewed as a “fresh start,” although it will not wipe out all debts. Mostly anyone can file for bankruptcy to aid their financial struggles, even large organizations and athletic franchises. In fact, the Pittsburgh Penguins are the only sports franchise to file for bankruptcy twice, in 1975 and 1998.

“How do I file for bankruptcy” is a common question asked by individuals who are in a lot of debt. First, it’s important to Read More