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

  • Storm Coming Your Way? Protect Your Clothing and Furnishings from Water Damage

    9 September 2016

    For some areas of the United States, hurricane season can be both stressful and dangerous, especially when it causes substantial flooding. Flooding rainwater can damage the sewer lines in the city streets and the plumbing lines traveling below your property's ground. Sewage from busted systems can enter your home and contaminate your furnishings and clothing as well as the walls and floorboards in your home. If your family expects to experience a dangerous storm soon, take steps to protect your home and valuables with the tips below.

  • What Are Your Best Roofing Repair Options For A Mobile Home?

    18 July 2016

    If you've recently noticed dripping or other moisture coming from the roof of your manufactured or mobile home, you may be wondering about your repair options. Leaving a leaking roof without repair through more than a couple of heavy storms could result in damage to your roof or even the structural beams of your home, causing you to incur expensive repairs if you don't take action quickly. However, you may not always have the room in your household budget to replace your roof immediately after noticing damage.

  • The Three Types of Water-Well Systems

    15 July 2016

    Looking into getting your first water well doesn't have to be complicated. The major types of well-water systems are driven wells, drilled wells, and dug wells. Each type has its own strengths and quirks. Dug Wells Dug wells are a timeless classic. They consist of a simple hole dug into the ground and reaching all the way to the water table underneath. These are the most ancient well-water system there is.

  • How To Keep Your Wash Basins And Pipes Clean With A Few Kitchen Ingredients

    26 May 2016

    Using harsh chemicals and drain cleaners to clean your home and unclog your pipes can cause damage to the inside of your drain pipes and also harm the environment. Most chemical cleaners you wash down the drain become broken down into harmless substances at the water treatment facility, but the remaining harmful chemicals end up in streams and rivers, hurting wildlife and fish. Here are instructions to clean your sinks, bathtub, and drain pipes using your kitchen ingredients and avoiding chemical cleaners.

  • EPDM Roofings Sealers To Add Energy Efficiency To Your Business

    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.