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Take Care Of Your Septic Tank And Pay Attention To Septic Tank Problems

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There is not a ton of work to do when you own a septic tank, but you do have to pay attention to problems with your system that arise when your system is starting to fail. A typical home septic tank should be pumped out every few years and inspected to make sure the tank is intact and working properly. A steel septic tank will last about 15 to 20 years, while those made of concrete can last up to 40 years. Read More»

Reasons To Choose A High-Efficiency Toilet

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When it’s time to get a new toilet, you may be surprised at the options available, especially if you’ve had your current one for decades. In addition to different styles and features on toilets, you can choose to buy a high-efficiency model. Here are some benefits of installing one of these toilets in your home. A High-Efficiency Toilet Uses Less Water The main reason for buying one of these toilets is to conserve water. Read More»

Tips To Help You Use And Maintain Your Home's Drapes For Optimal Comfort

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The windows in your home are an important part to your everyday comfort and health, considering the sunlight provides warmth during the cold months and boosts your body’s intake of vitamin D. With the right knowledge and some management of your home draperies you can maximize their use and keep your home interior comfortable and protected throughout the year. Here are some tips you can use to help you make the most of your home’s draperies no matter the season. Read More»

4 Reasons To Insulate Your Attached Garage

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Having an attached garage can be a nice luxury, especially when it comes to accessing your vehicle without having to leave the house. Unfortunately, many attached garages are constructed with minimal insulation or no insulation at all. This can be detrimental to your indoor air quality, safety, and overall comfort. An insulation company can come out to your home and make recommendations for adding insulation to your existing garage–and for good reason. Read More»

Baby's First Year Of Changing Seasons – Fun Places To Get Pictures

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The first year of baby’s life is full of lots of wonderful moments. Capturing these moments in pictures is so essential to holding on to the time that flies by so quickly. Here, you’ll find a few ideas for photos that you’ll cherish forever. Pumpkin Patch Pictures Nothing says fall like a pumpkin patch. Not only can the setting be used for Halloween pictures, but it can also be used for Thanksgiving. Read More»

No Market For The Type Of Weed Your Property Grows? 3 Tips For A Neater, More Attractive Lawn

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One particular type of weed has certainly been in the news over the past several months. In fact, medical marijuana has become so popular that investors and entrepreneurs alike are rushing to be part of the industry’s early growth. Unfortunately, however, the weeds most homeowners have springing up in their backyards are not considered to have any value. Instead, they are usually seen as an annoying problem that must be dealt with, especially if the weeds are well established. Read More»

Is Your Home Radioactive? Radon Risks And You

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Most people are aware of the importance of having a carbon monoxide detector in their home, but unfortunately, few are aware of the dangers of radon. A naturally occurring gas, radon occurs because of the breakdown of uranium in the soil. Uranium is abundant throughout the earth’s crust, and it is found in every state. It may be in the air, or it may be in the water. As radon has no taste, odor, or color, the only way to know for sure if your air or water is contaminated is through testing. Read More»

Why Do You Have To Wait For Ground To Unfreeze Before Starting Your Irrigation System?

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When it’s time to start  the irrigation system up for spring in more northern parts of the country, the first rule is to check that the ground is no longer frozen. For people just moving into these areas, it might not make any sense that the ground itself can be frozen when it’s nice during the day, but that is what happens in areas that regularly see below-freezing temperatures. The moisture in the soil and rock freezes up, making it difficult to plant anything or even dig a small hole. Read More»