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.
26 January 2015
Your in-ground pool is a place to escape from the stress of daily life. It provides you with an excellent place to socialize or spend time quietly by yourself. Unfortunately, when issues occur, it can be a source of stress for many homeowners. With a little bit of knowledge, nearly all pool owners can learn how to temporarily or permanently repair small leaks, tears or water issues right from the comfort of their own home.
14 January 2015
Few things are more cozy than a roaring fire on a cold morning or snowy evening, but those with indoor fireplaces should ensure the safety of themselves and their families by following basic safety procedures -- some of which may not seem obvious. Following are five ways that you can enjoy your winters fires while keeping fire danger to a minimum. Never Use Liquid Fire-Starters in a Fireplace Although you may be tempted to use a liquid fire-starter designed for use in home barbecues, doing so in and indoor fireplace is a bad idea.
12 January 2015
A chicken coop can be a big investment when you first start raising chickens, but there are some important additions you can't skip. Here are three inexpensive and necessary ways to improve your chicken coop. Windows that Open Your coop needs windows to add some light into your coop and to give your chickens ventilation. Chickens need enough ventilation to let out the excess moisture and ammonia in the air from their droppings, so they have fresh, breathable air all year.