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Why You Need To Maintain a Balance of Good Bacteria in Your Septic Tank

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In every septic tank there's a buildup of scum. That scum represents the top layer of your septic tank (not counting air). Below it is wastewater, and below that is the solid waste known as sludge. In a well-balanced septic tank, naturally growing bacteria will break down the scum layer. When there's an imbalance, the scum layer grows faster than the bacteria can break it down. There are a few reasons why this can occur.

11 June 2015

Focus On Safety As You Gather Your Yard Waste For Removal

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Rolling up your sleeves to tackle your yard and remove excess waste can often transform the look of your property in less than a day. It's satisfying to know that a little hard work can turn your yard into the prime attraction on the block. Before you lift your first shovel or rake, it's important to take a few minutes to think about doing the job safely. Each year, countless Americans visit hospital emergency rooms because of accidents in the yard; with the proper precautions, you can ensure your yard waste is gathered and ready to be removed, rather than you being removed in an ambulance.

10 June 2015

What Do I Need To Clear A Drain Clog If I'm On Septic?

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If you use a septic tank in your home instead of a sewer, you'll need to handle clogs and other plumbing problems a little differently than you would if you were connected to sewer. You can get rid of clogs without using chemicals that would harm your septic system if you know what to use and where to look. Clearing most clogs can be done by taking a few troubleshooting steps and using the right tool for the job.

7 June 2015

Tips For Preparing For Your Home Remodeling Adventure

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When you are getting ready to start a home remodeling project, you are going to want to make sure that you are as prepared as possible. This is especially important if you have never tackled a large remodeling project before. To help you with this, you can simply review the following tips. Call Ahead Of Time For A Dumpster Whether you are ripping out walls, changing carpets, or adding an addition to the home, you are going to want to rent a dumpster from a company like Road Runner Waste Service Inc.

4 June 2015