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  • Spring Cleaning? Don'T Forget About The Septic System And Plumbing

    Spring cleaning generally entails cleaning things like your kitchen, windows, baseboards, and more. There is more to cleaning, however, and some things you likely do not consider as part of your spring cleaning to-do list. Two of these things are your septic tank and plumbing system.  Keep reading for some helpful information about this. Clean the Septic Tank Because your septic tank is buried beneath the ground, it is easy to forget about.
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  • Can Purifying Your Home's Water Help Your Child's Allergies Or Asthma?

    If your child has been diagnosed with allergies, asthma, or another condition that can impair breathing and compromise the immune system, you may be on a constant search for ways to improve your child's environment and lessen his or her discomfort upon exposure to allergens. Because so many allergens and respiratory irritants are airborne, you probably spend more thought on purifying the air your child breathes than the water he or she drinks.
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  • What To Expect When Switching From A Residential Septic To A Municipal System

    When you're a homeowner that's been mandated to switch from a residential septic system to a municipal treatment outlet, you may be wondering how the process works. Whether you're in line for a grinder pump or a main sewer connection, switching from a septic to a municipal system can be easier if you know what to expect. So if you're getting ready to make the jump from septic tank to city sewage, here's what you should know about the process.
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  • The Benefits Of Porta Potties

    If you are hosting an outdoor event, or if you have some other need for mobile, easily accessible toilets, then you might be considering portable toilets. To help you make your decision, here are some of the benefits of porta potties: Cost The cost of a portable toilet will usually be quite a bit lower than the cost of installing a permanent bathroom. Of course, this will actually depend on how long you plan on needing to have a portable toilet.
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  • The Truth Behind Four Common Water Damage Myths

    Water damage is one of those things that few homeowners think about until it happens to them. Many times, those homeowners are surprised to find out that some of the things they've assumed or heard about dealing with water damage aren't true. Luckily, you can save yourself hours of frustration and the possibility of further damage to your house by learning the truth about some of the myths that you may be familiar with.
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  • 6 Easy Ways To Make Portable Toilets More Welcoming For Guests At Your Outdoor Event

    Whether it is an outdoor wedding or a corporate event, having enough restroom facilities available is one of the most important aspects of the party. In most outdoor settings, there are not enough bathrooms to cater to the needs of several guests. This is why portable toilet rental is such a convenient service that actually makes outdoor gatherings a possibility. The only problem with portable toilets is the fact that they are pretty basic in their design and are not always the most welcoming facilities.
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  • Two Simple Tips For Preventing Frequent Septic Tank Pumping

    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.
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  • Seven Interesting Uses for Roll-Off Dumpsters

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

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

    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.
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