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.
25 July 2017
When many people think about their roof, they think about the shingles. They might not think about installing a vent at all, but roof turbine vents, which do not require electricity to operate and which can be surprisingly affordable to install, can be a good addition to many homes. These are a couple of signs that you may want to install roof turbine vents on the top of your house:
28 June 2017
Winter will be here before you know it. Soon, those storms will be passing through your area. If you're not prepared, those storms will wreak havoc on your roof. The last thing you want is to have a roofing emergency in the dead of winter. Luckily, there are ways that you can prevent that from happening. Don't let winter invade your living space. Here are three steps you can take to protect your roof and your home this winter.
14 June 2017
If your air conditioner system freezes up, it won't only cause you the inconvenience of temporarily failing to cool down your home's interior adequately. It could also lead to long term malfunctions and bring about the need to buy and install new mechanical equipment or even the complete replacement of an air conditioner unit. Therefore, preventing freeze-ups is the best way to keep your air conditioner functioning reliably throughout the hot season and for as long as possible.
7 June 2017
When you get ready to do home renovations, older homes will have a lot of surprises for you. Before you dive into a home renovation project, it is good to know what you may be facing when it comes to repairs for mechanical systems. Some of the costliest surprises are found in outdated electrical systems. Here are some of the common mechanical problems that you will be likely to run into during basement finishing projects:
31 May 2017
Now that you own a waterfront home with a boat dock, you still need one more thing to make the package complete. You need a boat lift. Having a dock attached to your waterfront home allows you easy access to your boat. However, installing a boat lift will make life much easier for you. Here are just three of the reasons why your next investment should be a boat lift.