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Two Simple Tips For Preventing Frequent Septic Tank Pumping

Posted by on May 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

On average, a septic tank should need to be pumped approximately once every three to five years. However, if your home is producing more waste water or solid waste than the average home, you could find yourself requiring this service as often as once every few months in order to prevent an overflow. Not only can this greatly increase your overall maintenance costs, but it can also greatly increase the chances of a premature system failure. Thankfully, you can avoid both of these issues by choosing to make some minor changes in your daily...

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Seven Interesting Uses for Roll-Off Dumpsters

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Roll-off dumpsters can be the perfect solution for a variety of home and business needs from renovation to lawn care. Using a roll-off dumpster can save considerable time, money, and stress. Consequently, they have become so widespread that people around the world have actually started using them for more than just trash. The art of using a roll-off dumpster in new and innovative ways is referred to as “upcycling.” This article highlights seven creative uses for roll-away dumpsters.  1. Art Gallery One artist by the name of...

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Three Options To Deal With Plumbing Installations That Are Below Sewer And Septic Lines

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have a home with a basement and want to finish it and add a kitchen and bathrooms, there are many issues that you may need to deal with. One problem that you may need to address is the location of plumbing, which may be below the elevation of your septic or sewer system. This means that you need to have a way to get the waste out of the basement and into the sewage line. This is usually done by using special pumps and wells, which pump the waste out of the basement. There are also additional features that can be added such as a grinder...

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3 Questions To Ask Before Buying A Home With A Septic System

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you’re in the market to buy a home in an area that isn’t serviced by city plumbing, then there’s a good chance that you’ll end up with a home that has its own septic system. Because septic systems require special care to maintain, you’ll want to make sure that the system has been well taken care of. Otherwise, you could end up having to shell out a lot of money for new system installation or major repairs down the road. By asking the sellers a few simple questions, you can get a better idea of how well the...

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Don’t Speak Septic? Here’s 3 Ways Your Septic System Will Communicate With You

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you’ve never had a septic tank before, you might be in for a surprise. Unlike a sewer system where you rarely have to think about it, you have to think about your septic system quite often. In fact, every time you flush the toilet or wash something down the drain, you need to wonder if it’s safe for your septic tank. Some things, like anti-bacterial soaps and even garbage disposal waste, can ruin your septic tank. In most cases, your septic tank will give you a warning when there’s an issue you need to worry about. You...

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Tips For Preparing For Your Home Remodeling Project

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have you finally decided that you are going to make some much needed improvements around the house? If you want to make sure that your home remodeling project goes as smooth as possible, you will want to take advantage of the following tips for preparing for such a big task. Order A Roll-Off Dumpster It is important to make sure that you order your roll-off dumpster as soon as possible. The earlier you call for the dumpster, the easier it will be to make sure that you get the size that you want. If what you need is not available, you might...

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4 Things You Should Know About Your New Septic System

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

New septic systems are expensive. Luckily, now that you have a new system, you probably won’t have to replace it again any time soon, especially if you take good care of it. If you’re not familiar with septic tanks, there are some things you need to know. Here’s a list of ways you can keep your septic system in good condition. Pump It Out Unlike sewer systems that drain your waste away from your property, septic systems hold your waste in tanks somewhere in your yard. Those tanks can only hold a specified amount of liquids...

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Considerations To Make When Attempting Septic Tank Repair

Posted by on April 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is there a problem with your septic tank, but you are not sure what it is and how to fix the problem? Then you’ll need to learn more about what problems can arise with a septic tank, and the different signs that allow you to identify the presence of those problems. With that thought in mind, here are the top considerations that must be made when attempting to repair a septic tank: Sewage in your home: In the event that the sewage is getting backed up and is spilling out into your home, then you need to check the septic tank water...

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