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Understanding Septic System Problems

After we moved into a home with a septic system, I realized that we had to do something to understand what to expect. We started reading more and more about septic issues, and before we knew it, we had our first problem. Fortunately, because we were prepared, we didn't have to second guess our decision to call a repair person. Now when we have septic system issues, we don't worry as much about it and it is a great feeling. This blog is all about understanding common septic system problems and knowing how to fix them the first time around.


Septic Tank Failure: The First Signs That Trouble Is Brewing

9 November 2018
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The home septic system requires so little of the homeowner's attention that it is sometimes nearly forgotten. But even this silent, hard-working system can benefit from an occasional visual inspection, just to make sure that it is continuing to hold and process wastewater and solids correctly. Homeowners who take time to do a periodic visual inspection will be better able to note potential issues in the early stages and minimize the scope and expense involved in making any needed repairs. Read More …

Should You Convert From Oil To Gas Heating?

18 September 2018
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If your oil-burning furnace is beginning to show signs of wear and needs replacing, then you might want to switch to a different kind of heating system. Natural gas and propane are popular and easily available ways to heat your home. Most homes can convert from oil to gas with only a moderate expense, especially if there's a readily available gas line near your home. If your oil furnace is failing, here are some reasons why you should consider converting to gas rather than keep using oil. Read More …

Why Professional Sewer Drain Cleaning Is So Important

21 June 2018
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It is important to make sure that you are not neglecting the condition of your sewer drain system, even though it might be something that many people tend to forget about since it is out of sight, and therefore, out of mind. However, with the help of a professional sewer drain cleaning company, you will find that you are not going to stumble into a lot of serious sewage problems. Before you set out to attempt to clean out your sewage drain on your own, you will want to review some of the reasons why it is very important to have a skilled professional do the work for you. Read More …

DYOSTH–Digging Your Own Septic Tank Hole

3 March 2018
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So, the old septic tank has to come out, and you need to relocate the tank. It sounds financially painful. Actually, it does not have to be. If you can get the septic installation contractor to mark off the area where the new tank has to go, you could DYOSTH-- Dig Your Own Septic Tank Hole. Here is what that would look like. Begin Shoveling With the new tank area marked off, you need to grab a spade and several digging shovels to get started. Read More …

Two Basic Options In Rental Toilets For Your Construction Site

3 March 2018
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If you'll soon start work on a construction project, one thing you'll need to do is arrange for portable toilets for the crew. You have different options for different construction situations and to accommodate crews of various sizes. Here's a look at some portable toilets you can have delivered to your construction site. Basic Individual Portable Toilets Basic toilets can be placed anywhere you need them, so they are ideal for providing toilets in several places on your site. Read More …