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 January 2015
If you're trying to give your renovated bathroom that WOW factor, get creative with your new shower doors. After you've figured out whether to go frameless or not, consider using decorative glass, either for the entire doors, or simply as accents. The following is a brief outline of the basic types of shower doors and three types of decorative glass that can make your bathroom stand out. Three Basic Types of Shower Doors
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.
22 January 2015
Your air conditioner is one of the most vital appliances you have during a hot and humid summer. When the temperatures are blazing, you are glad to have your air conditioner blowing cool air on your body. However, if you are not careful, running your air conditioner can drain your bank account quickly. It is important to pay attention to how often your air conditioner runs. Here are eight great tips for reducing air conditioning costs.
16 January 2015
Nothing is worse than waking up in the morning and finding water strewn all over your entire house. Unfortunately, if you have a faulty water heater or one of your pipes has sprung a leak, you might be left dealing with a massive flood. Although it might seem proactive and responsible to miss work to clean up your place, taking matters into your own hands might not be the best idea.
15 January 2015
In the summer of 2014, an ATV accident left Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen paralyzed from the waist down. Unbeknownst to the six-time Olympic gold medalist, a team of workers from a home-improvement television show transformed her home while she was in the hospital to make it wheelchair accessible. To do so, they made a number of changes throughout the house, including adding a lower kitchen island and installing a wheelchair-accessible shower. If you have a loved one who was recently paralyzed, you will also need to make numerous changes throughout your house before you can bring them home.