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Clean a five-gallon water container by washing, sanitizing and drying. The process requires just a few minutes, but air-drying to prevent bacterial growth takes overnight. With proper care and cleaning of the bottle, mos... More »

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The number of water bottles in a gallon depends on the size of the water bottle. A gallon is 128 fluid ounces; one must divide 128 by the number of ounces in the water bottle to get the answer. More »

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One use for a five-gallon water bottle is as a percussive instrument because striking the bottle with an open palm makes a unique sound. These makeshift drums can replace bongos and other traditional hand-struck drums in... More »

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A simple way to clean the tarnish off of silverware is to soak the silverware in a container of lemon-lime soda for about an hour and then rinse and dry the silverware. Another simple method to remove the tarnish from si... More »

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To rent a 10-yard dumpster, contact a local container company or waste removal service. Some companies allow customers to request a price quote or rent a dumpster online. Before renting a dumpster, ensure you have a clea... More »

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