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

  • Moved To A Home With A Septic Tank? 2 Things That Could Cause Damage To It

    11 April 2017

    If you have just moved to a new home and there is a septic tank on the property, you need to learn how to take care of it. The first thing you should learn is what can cause damage to the septic tank, two of which are listed below. Landscaping in the Wrong Way Landscaping on top of the septic tank, also known as the drainfield, offers many benefits. One of the main benefits of landscaping this area is that it prevents soil erosion over the drain field.

  • 3 Tips for Owning Glass Railings

    11 April 2017

    When you have a deck, porch, patio, or any other area of your home that you would like to make more elegant, consider installing a glass railing. Glass railings are a fixture that a lot of home owners are moving toward for a number of reasons. To learn more about the advantages of installing glass railings, an idea of how it's installed, and a few maintenance tips, read below and start reaching out to contractors.

  • 3 Reasons To Consider Synthetic Decking Materials

    20 March 2017

    A deck, patio, or porch is always going to be a great addition to your home because it can provide you with a lot more space for entertaining or enjoying the outdoor portions of your property. However, it can be tricky to narrow down the type of material that you are going to use for your deck due to the many options that are available and the fact that they all have their own unique benefits.

  • Five Reasons Why You Need To Think About Ventilation When Having New Windows Installed

    28 February 2017

    If you've got old windows in your home that need to be replaced, you should probably put some thought into the fact that ventilation features in your home can be improved with a new window installation. New window ventilation systems like trifle ventilators, stack ventilation, heat recovery fan units, and more can offer much more effective ventilation than old window products of the past. The following are five reasons why you need to be conscious of ventilation concerns when you're having new windows installed in your home:

  • Building A Home For Your Grandparents? 2 Safety Features You Should Include

    26 February 2017

    If you are building a home for your grandparents, you should consider including some safety features. This can help keep them safe just in case something happens in their home. Below are two of these features so you can decide if they would be right for their home. Fire Sprinklers Because your grandparents are older, they may not be able to get out of the house very quick if it was on fire, especially if they have any type of disability.