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Toothpaste: Crest or Colgate?

Today I learned that Colgate toothpaste was first sold by William Colgate’s company in 1873, sixteen years after the death of its founder, William Colgate. Colgate was the first toothpaste to be sold in a collapsible tube, introduced back in 1896 in New York.

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Furnace Pilot Light

The Heater Pilot Light

The heater sits atop the roof. The gas earthquake detector shut the gas off when workers were working around the house and bumped into it with something. I had to relight the hot water heater. I never even thought about the HVAC system.

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