3 July 2015
Your landscaping could be causing major problems with your septic system. Septic systems depend upon a drain field to operate properly. Too much moisture can flood the system, causing it to stop working or to cause sewage to leak. Compacted soil is also a concern, because it can inhibit the leaching action in the drain field. The following landscaping tips can keep your system running properly while still improving the appearance of your property.
1 July 2015
If you've recently noticed water lying around the base of your furnace or a steady trickle of water running from your furnace to your drain, you're no doubt concerned about what might be wrong and already worried about the repair bill. A leaking furnace can signal that there's a problem with your secondary heat exchanger, which is an expensive fix. Fortunately, though, most causes of water leaks linked to your furnace have nothing to do with your heat exchanger or even your furnace, and they're relatively easy to fix.
30 June 2015
An outdoor venue can provide an excellent backdrop to concerts, performances, and receptions. When setting up outdoor infrastructure for an event, there are a few key pieces that need to come together to make everyone comfortable. Shelter Even if most of your activities should take place outdoors, it's a good idea to set up a rain shelter to protect equipment and guests. The shelter should be big enough for everyone to stand in at once.
29 June 2015
Although a little know-how and some determination can help you deal with a leaky showerhead or a running toilet, there are certain times that it's ideal to step away from the plumbing issue in your home and call a professional. Sure, you might be eager to save a few bucks by rolling up your sleeves and tackling the issue yourself, but if you're wading into uncharted territory, you might soon also be literally wading -- through ankle deep water in your bathroom, kitchen or laundry room.