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5 Tips For Creating a Romantic Night and Fun Dinner at Home

Valentines Day is just around the corner and maybe you're already thinking how to make this occasion really special. Here are some ideas for a romantic and fun dinner at home either for several couples or just for two.
Sensual Scents
Whether planning for one guest or several couples, let robust spices (think cloves, canela, cardamom and black pepper) help set the mood with the help of a standard frying pan. Toast the spices just to their smoking point, and the room will fill with an inviting--and delicious--bouquet.
Pairing Is Caring
When prepping for a perfect evening, pairings are a fun way to turn any meal into a special occasion and spice up the fun. Plan three courses and pair each with a small cocktail. A fun and easy way is to use one base spirit in three different ways.
Make It A Group Effort Let your guests in the kitchen and encourage them to enjoy the tactile sensation of the food as it is prepared. Start the party early and enjoy cocktails as you cook.
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Drain Cleaning: Is It Worth It?

Homeowners usually don’t give their drains a second thought until a problem arises and you need to hire a plumbing company Tampa. This is really a shame since most drain problems can be prevented with a little preventive maintenance. If you’re proactive about cleaning and servicing your drains, however, you can expect to have fewer problems. In fact, the following of 4 reasons why you should have your drains cleaned.

Clear Clogged and Sluggish Drains

If your drain is clogged, sluggish or slow, there is obviously something amidst. A lot of homeowners use commercial drain cleaners to try to fix the problem. Unfortunately, these types of cleaners can cause more harm than good and usually do little to actually clear the drain. Having the grain cleaned professionally guarantees the problem will be solved the first time without potentially harming your pipes.

Reduces the Chance of Plumbing Emergencies

One of the best reasons to have your drains tended to professionally is that it greatly reduces the chance of experiencing plumbing emergencies. Water damage, for example, is an expensive result of an overflowing fixture or burst pipe. And having a plumber come out after business hours or during holidays will result in added costs. Thankfully, by having your drains cleaned and serviced regularly, you will prevent the chance of this occurring. 

Eliminate Drain Odors

A clogged or slow drain is typically accompanied by an unpleasant odor. And even drains that seem to be in tip top odor can give off a bad smell because of food particles, grease and various other residue that begins coating and building up along the walls of the pipes. Having pipes serviced and cleaned by a trusted plumbing company will eliminate smelly drains and help make your home smell fresh and clean. 

Locate Bigger More Pressing Issues

Regular servicing and cleaning of your drains also helps to locate any potential problems that could lead to costly repair bills. When you have a professional and trusted plumber looking at your plumbing, he or she will notice any potential problems that could arise in the near future. Things like pipes that aren’t properly graded or ventilated, as well as leaky pipes can result in serious problems. If found, they will inform you of what the problems are and what is needed to correct the problem, and thus preventing a serious issue from occurring.


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