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Museum of… Plumbing?!

In the 1950s, Charles Manoog began collecting antique commodes, claw-foot tubs, ornate sinks, and other plumbing items. In 1979, his son Russell established the American Sanitary Plumbing Museum for these items in Worcester, Massachusetts. After their retirement, Russell and his wife Bettejane went in search of a family organization to carry on the stewardship of…

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Neighborhood plumbers: What you need to know

When it comes to a plumbing you may be wondering if you should call a local plumber or a chain. Chains and franchises offer a great opportunity for uniformity (you get the same thing everywhere you go) but often come at a price (quality varies greatly and is more difficult to sustain at higher levels).…

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