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Real Estate - September 14, 2012

Money down the drain

Spikes in water bills may be caused by leaky pipes

by Helen Carefoot

Bills come in the mail nearly everyday, though occasionally, one contains a surprise: a charge for water you did not think you used. Leaking pipes or fixtures in your home or yard, such as a toilet or a garden hose, may be responsible for unusually high water bills.

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