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

  • Three Tips For Minimizing Indoor Air Quality Problems From Wildfires

    28 April 2017

    Wildfires can be a serious problem for homeowners in much of the country. These fires have the potential to cause catastrophic damages to property and substantial loss of life. Yet, there are other issues that wildfires can cause without getting close to your property. In particular, these fires can emit large amounts of smoke and ash into the atmosphere. These substances can lower the air quality inside homes, which can cause severe breathing problems for many people.

  • Live By The Sea? How To Keep Your Windows Clean

    24 April 2017

    If you are fortunate to live along the coast, you enjoy all the advantages of being in proximity to the ocean – shell hunting, surfing, snorkeling, and hearing the soothing sound of ocean waves at night.  If you're lucky, you may even have a view of the sparkling sea. Unfortunately, the salty sea air can be hard on your beautiful picture windows. That gentle ocean breeze can carry salt far inland depending on your climate, wind patterns and presence of any mountains.

  • Tips For Building An Industrial Workbench In Your Garage Or Shop

    17 April 2017

    If you have decided that you are going to spend your weekend building an industrial workbench in your garage or small company's shop, then there are many things that will make the project a success, including each of these tips: Tip: Build a Workbench at the Right Height for Working While You are Standing Up Building a workbench that is too tall or too short will result in back pain while you are working on projects.

  • 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.