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.
22 May 2017
When it is time to sell your home, curb appeal is the most important factor to consider for selling home improvements. If a buyer sees your home from the street and gets bad first impressions, they are likely to not even consider looking at it. On the other hand, if your home has curb appeal and is attractive to a potential buyer before they even walk in the door, you will be more likely to sell faster.
14 May 2017
If you live in an older home, you may wonder if your concrete basement is leaking even though you cannot see water on the floor or walls. If so, look for the following three subtle signs that your old basement has a hidden leak. Air Feels Damp One sign that you may have a hidden leak is feeling a dampness in the air whenever you go into your basement. As the water slowly leaks through the walls and evaporates, the humidity of the room rises.
5 May 2017
When it comes to remodeling your home, incorporating embroidered items into your new interior design can be beneficial. Whether you are creating embroidered pillows, an embroidered wall hanging, or crafting embroidered linens, you will likely have some thread leftover once your home improvement project is complete. Here are two unique and creative ways that you can put that leftover embroidery thread to use in the future. 1. Make some string and nail art.
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.
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.