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.
29 April 2016
If you have a business in a hot area that receives a great deal of sun all year round, then you may notice that your rubber roof absorbs a great deal of this heat. Flat rubber roofs are generally made out of EPDM materials that are created with ingredients that include ethylene, propylene, and diene monomer. The rubber roofing material is naturally black in color. This coloring is what contributes to thermal absorption. Luckily, you can reduce the amount of heat that the roof absorbs by adding a coating over the surface of it.
24 February 2016
Carbon monoxide is an odorless gas that can cause headaches, nausea, confusion, fatigue and even death. This gas is released whenever fuel, such as oil, wood, or natural gas, is burned. Between 1999 and 2010, a total of 5,149 people in the United States died due the carbon monoxide poisoning. That's an average of 430 deaths per year. Thankfully, carbon monoxide poisoning is preventable. Protect yourself and your family by avoiding these common mistakes that increase your risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
1 February 2016
Capacitor discharge stud welding is a fast and efficient process that melts the base of the stud and the surface or material to which you are welding the stud. As soon as both of these metals melt, the welding gun pushes the stud into the surface. Then, the molten metal quickly solidifies, and it creates a permanent bond. This process takes milliseconds to complete, which is why it requires great accuracy.
14 January 2016
Cleaning and maintaining your home may involve a periodic cleaning of the fridge, but you should pay attention to the other appliances in your home, as well. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and energy into your dishwasher. Considering it is one of the hardest working appliances in your home, ensuring it works effectively and without wasting energy and water is smart for the environment and your finances. Using this guide on proper use, your dishwasher can clean dishes, pots, pans, and other items in an effective, eco-friendly manner.
22 December 2015
There are many ways you can cut back on energy usage in your home. You decrease the temperature that you keep your house at in the winter and increase it slightly in the summer. You can install energy-efficient light bulbs. And you can check the seals around your doors and windows and replace them, if needed. However, having a residential electrician install certain devices can also help you to further decrease your usage and help save you some money.