learning the basics of home septic systems
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learning the basics of home septic systems

A septic system is something that is easily forgotten until something goes horribly wrong. What should you avoid running down your kitchen sink? Is one type of toilet paper safer to use than another? How often does your septic tank really need to be cleaned? These were just some of the questions that I had about my septic tank after it had backed up and filled my yard with raw sewage. Since then, I have spent hours researching septic systems so that I would not have to go through that again. I have developed my website to make learning about septic systems a little easier for others like me.

learning the basics of home septic systems

  • Ridding Trees Of Termites Through Pruning: Does It Work?

    1 May 2018

    Woodpeckers are fun birds to hear and watch, except when they clearly like a certain tree in your yard. What you may not know is that these birds are hammering their bills through the trees to grab termites and termite larvae. That is a very serious problem for a number of reasons. All reasons aside, you may be thinking that you can prune away some dead tree parts and remove the termites.

  • Troubleshooting Electric Hot Water Heaters

    1 May 2018

    Most people utilize hot water several times a day, but it is not uncommon for homeowners to not spend much time thinking about their hot water heater until there is an issue. Hot water heaters can be plagued with a number of issues; in many cases a hot water heater can be repaired, but in some situations the issues with a hot water heater may indicate that it needs to be replaced.

  • Spring Maintenance To Help Get Your Front Yard Parking Area Back In Order

    19 March 2018

    The appearance of your home's front yard and parking areas can be an area of concern for you as a homeowner, especially after a harsh season of winter weather. Freezing temperatures, blowing winds, and snowfall clean-off can leave your gravel and asphalt paved areas in need of some clean up and repair to get them back to looking spiffy. Here are some tips to help you get your front yard's parking areas cleaned up and prepared for a new season of use.

  • Things To Know About Your Home's Water Well And Pump

    6 February 2018

    When a home is located in a rural area, it may be too far from the local water grid to take advantage of it. In these situations, a water well might be the most convenient option for providing the house with a steady supply of water. Yet, homeowners are often uninformed when it concerns these wells. Are There Warning Signs That May Alert You To The Need To Replace Your Water Well Pump?

  • Maintenance Steps For Keeping Your Asphalt Parking Lot In Good Shape

    26 December 2017

    Keeping your asphalt parking lot in good repair is important for a few reasons. For one, it reflects well on your business to have a parking lot that's in good shape. Your parking lot will last longer, too, if you keep up with repairs as they're needed. Another good reason for getting timely repairs is to prevent injury and a possible lawsuit. A customer may trip or twist an ankle in a pothole, or a pothole could cause an accident if someone swerves to avoid it.