5 Ways To Lengthen The Time In-Between Septic Tank Servicing

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For homes that are not hooked up to city water and waste removal, a septic tank may be the only practical option for disposing of waste safely. If you are new to using a septic system and are unsure about the maintenance involved, it is recommended that you get familiar with what you can do in between professional servicing. With the right care, you will be able to extend the lifespan of the septic system and avoid expensive repairs.

9 December 2015

Considerations To Keep In Mind When Buying A House: Tips For You

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When you are in the process of looking for your first house, you may find yourself overwhelmed with all of the different options and features that you will need to pay attention to in order to find the right home for you and your loved ones. As you look at a seemingly endless string of houses that vary in square footage, number of rooms, and the like, you may find yourself not paying attention to some of the important details that can dramatically affect your experience in your potential new home.

9 December 2015

Septic System Maintenance: Think Beyond The Tank

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There's a lot more to your septic system and its maintenance than the tank alone, even if that is where the system's primary functions take place. If you're looking at long-term maintenance of the entire system you have to look beyond the tank and consider the system's drainage field. Protecting the entire system will ensure that it lasts longer and your total maintenance cost is kept down over the course of the system's functional lifespan.

8 December 2015

Limiting The Toxins In Your Water Supply

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Water is used around the home for many purposes. While it can be great for hydrating your body and cleaning your clothes, it can also contain harmful chemicals. One of the best ways to remove these toxins is by installing a water softener. You want your water to be soft which should measure up to 1 GPG. This softener is designed to help remove some toxins located in your water so that you can fill your body with beneficial nutrients and minerals.

7 December 2015

Salvaging Items Involved In A Flood

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When a basement becomes flooded, removing the water and drying out the area will need to be done immediately to minimize structural damage and the loss of personal property. There are several steps you can take in trying to salvage items that were hit by flood water. Here are some tips to use when trying to save belongings that were submerged. Clothing And Other Material If you had clothing or linens become victim of water submersion, you will need to launder them properly to remove any mold spores that may have made their way onto the items.

7 December 2015

Examining the Beneficial Organisms Living In Your Septic System

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Homeowners that depend on a septic system should know they are also depending on several types of microbes for it to continue running smoothly. The microbes living in your septic system are always on duty, working to keep down the solid and liquid waste. From your tank to the drain field, learning more about the kinds of organisms in your septic system can help you provide better maintenance for your system.

3 December 2015

You're Having A Party: 4 Ways To Protect Your Septic Tank

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The septic tank in your yard was designed to accommodate the waste created by your household. Under normal conditions your tank can go about three to five years without servicing. However, if you're going to have a party, the extra stress added to your septic may create problems, such as back-ups or clogs. Here are some precautions you can take if you plan on having a large gathering at your home.

7 October 2015