19 July 2016
Not all towns are lucky enough to have a curbside recycling program, or the program may only take a few limited items, like newspaper. If you are trying to minimize waste and do the environmentally responsible thing, that may mean long trips to various recycling centers to drop off your recyclables. Fortunately, there is a better way. The following guide can help you better understand community-led programs and how you can set one up.
8 July 2016
During the warm summer months, inviting friends and family over for a backyard cookout is a great way to enjoy time together and make memories. But when you live in a home with a septic system, you may become nervous about how having a large gathering will effect the system due to the increase of waste and water being flushed down the toilet. If you're planning a large gathering this summer and your home has a septic system, use the following tips:
23 June 2016
If you use propane as your main energy source for your home or business, you want to make sure you keep enough on-hand for emergencies and the colder months when you likely use more fuel for heat. A propane storage tank is a great way to keep all the propane you need for heating your home and water, drying your clothing, and other tasks. If your propane dealer does not supply you a propane tank for lease and you need to buy your own, you can be looking at a hefty cost.
1 April 2016
Regular septic system maintenance and pumping are important. However, they aren't the only measures that will keep your septic system in better condition. There are a number of simple practices you can follow around your home that can help you at accomplishing this goal. Make sure you know what not to do. Minimize Garbage Disposal Use Make an effort to minimize the frequency at which you use garbage disposal. While safe, these devices actually increase the amount of grease and solid build-up within the drain line.