Septic tank maintenance is a big job, and one of the most critical areas to monitor is your drain field. Here are some tips on how to keep your drain field happy. Keep the Area Clear Keeping your drain field clear of obstructions is key to maintaining the flow of waste water. Never allow anyone to drive through the drain field, and keep the area clear of debris. Avoid Going Over Capacity
5 July 2016
This summer, it is important that you take care of your septic tank. Here are a few things you can do this summer to ensure that your septic tank continues to work effectively. Be Careful With Your Landscaping The first thing you need to do is be careful with your landscape. The area around your septic tank is referred to as the drainage field. Your septic tank uses this area to filter the material that is inside of it.
27 June 2016
For homeowners who live in rural areas without city sewers, septic tanks are necessary but not cheap. According to Zillow, a septic tank system can cost anywhere from $1,500 to upwards of $4,000. There are ways, however, to keep your septic-tank installation and maintenance costs down. If you own a home in a rural area, here are three ways to save money on your septic tank's installation and maintenance. Install a Large Septic Tank
27 June 2016
If you are getting ready to landscape your backyard, there are probably things that you want to have so that you can enjoy yourself when you are out there. That can include things like a patio and a sidewalk or walkway. If you want to have those things, there are all kinds of options open to you. Pavers Pavers are stones or concrete blocks that can be fitted together to create a patio or walkway.
26 June 2016
Many cities are cutting back on how regularly they pick up trash for residents. It is a big difference from the garbage man coming two days a week to one day a week. One day a week becomes an even bigger problem on holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Families tend to have more garbage during these holidays. One problem homeowners tend to have is that more trash accumulates around their home.
24 June 2016
As a restaurant owner, you might find yourself throwing away a lot of food. Unfortunately, this can lead to "dumpster diving" behind your establishment. Even though it's certainly understandable that someone who is hungry (or simply against waste) might look for food behind a restaurant, allowing dumpster diving can be an issue. It can make your business look bad, and you also have to worry about someone being hurt while crawling in, around in and out of your dumpster.
21 June 2016
If the mess in your teenager's room is causing you stress, it might be time to take things into your own hands. This is particularly true if the standard requests for cleanliness have gone unheeded. Sadly, many teens view a messy room as a badge of honor, a way to prove their independence. If they can find their favorite shirt or their game system, the room isn't dirty. However, they're not the ones paying the bills.
20 June 2016