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.
4 December 2018
If you have noticed your energy bill going up in recent months, your house's insulation could be at fault. Because heat rises to the top, your attic insulation is especially important during the winter season as you don't want warmed air to escape your home, causing your HVAC system to have to remain on in order to replace what was lost. If you looking at replacing some of your attic insulation this season, here's what you need to know about the different types of insulation that are available.
24 October 2018
We all want a lawn like the Joneses'. You know the one I am talking about; Green, lush, even grass, beautiful edging, and somehow it just constantly smells like summer. With some hard work on your part, your lawn could someday be the talk of the neighborhood. Grass is somewhat simple. While there are exceptions to every rule, these three basic steps could definitely put you on the right track.
9 September 2018
When you replace the roofing of your home, there are many different choices of materials you may be considering to improve your roof. There are more durable options like metal roofing or improvements that include renewable energy, like solar roofing. Here are some of the materials that you will want to consider using to improve your asphalt shingle roof replacement project. 1. Durable Metal Roofing That Lasts and Is Low Maintenance
29 July 2018
If you're going through a major renovation or upgrade, you likely have a great deal of construction waste. Not sure what to do with all these materials? Recycling may be an option. Whether you're working on a small update or something larger, learn how you can recycle your construction waste. 1. Repurpose and Reuse Look around for some creative ways to repurpose or reuse the construction waste. For example, you might be updating the employee restroom on one floor.
1 May 2018
Woodpeckers are fun birds to hear and watch, except when they clearly like a certain tree in your yard. What you may not know is that these birds are hammering their bills through the trees to grab termites and termite larvae. That is a very serious problem for a number of reasons. All reasons aside, you may be thinking that you can prune away some dead tree parts and remove the termites.