If you are going to be gutting a house and restoring it over time, and you plan on doing as many of the renovations on your own as you can with the occasional help of contractors in and out, there are some things you want to do. You want to make sure that you have the house secured when needed, and that the contractors will have what they need when they are at the property.
29 January 2019
When you have a septic tank on your property, it is very important to make sure that you are doing everything you can in order to keep up with the pumping of it. If you don't, problems can occur. If you are concerned that you may have waited too long and your septic tank is long overdue for a pumping, you will want to look for the following signs. You Can Smell The Sewage Outside
11 December 2018
Anyone who owns a septic tank knows the importance of ensuring that it's in good condition. Even though routine maintenance can help in preventing serious issues, new homeowners tend to make mistakes that can cause serious problems to their septic tank. This article will highlight some of the mistakes that homeowners make that can affect their septic tanks. Flushing Non-Flushable Things Flushing any item, other than waste and toilet paper, down the toilet is wrong.
27 October 2018
Installing a septic tank for the first time can be a surprisingly tedious task, but it doesn't have to be difficult. With professionals taking care of the bulk of the work, the rest of your septic installation comes down to planning, navigating some paperwork and regulations, and learning to use your new septic system properly. This preparation will help everything go much more smoothly and help avoid any confusion as you go ahead.
7 September 2018
Whenever a home encounters a major plumbing problem, it is important for homeowners to have the most accurate information possible about this problem. Otherwise, they may find that they experience far more difficulty than necessary in addressing these matters. Myth: The Kitchen Sink Drain Will Always Smell The kitchen sink drain will have very large quantities of organic materials go down it. This can expose the drain to a much greater risk of developing foul smelling odors.
2 May 2018
The septic system of your home is a complicated system where failures can lead to costly repairs. The maintenance of your septic system is important to protect against failures, but there are also some upgrades that you may want to consider for improving your septic system and prevent the costly repairs due to failures. Here are some of the upgrades that can save your septic system from failures and costly repairs:
14 March 2018
Any clogging or backing up of the drains in the kitchen or bathroom is a problem. For a house to function properly, the toilets, tubs and sinks must work. Where there's a problem at any point in the sewer and plumbing system of the house, you'll be affected. But even if you've contacted a sewer drain repair professional, as you wait for them to arrive you may wonder where the real problem is actually located.
17 February 2018
If you have a septic tank, you need to make sure that you are developing the right habits that will allow you to take care of your septic tank over the long run. #1 Always Get Your Tank Inspected Each Year If you have a septic tank on your property, make it a habit to get it inspected on a yearly basis. With a yearly inspection, any and all maintenance tasks for your septic tank can be taken care of in one visit by a professional who knows what they are doing.
23 January 2018
Most people think of septic tanks as large barrel-shaped tanks buried in the ground fifteen feet from a house or building. However, there are above-ground septic tanks, and many of them are plastic, not steel. Some of these tanks are installed inside the home in the basement or just under your trailer home. So, how do you remove these tanks? Clearly, the removal process is very different from excavation, emptying, and lifting the tank out of the ground.
21 December 2017
An overflowing or leaking septic tank can be a huge issue for your home and garden, and can be both complicated and expensive to fix. Thankfully, there are a few different things that you can do to ensure that your septic tank is in good working condition and to address any minor issues that it may be experiencing before they turn into a full-on overflow. Regular System Treatments Septic tank system treatments are available at most hardware stores, and consist of bacteria that aid in the breakdown of physical waste in your septic tank.
3 December 2017