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  • Should You Invest In A Larger Propane Tank For Your Home?

    26 July 2016

    If you've found yourself paying high propane prices to refill your home's fuel tank mid-winter, you may be wondering whether or not investing in a larger tank that can accommodate an entire year's supply is a more cost-effective idea. While this can often be a great way to stock up during the summer price slump and ensure your supply will last through the winter, you may still be paying more than necessary if your heater's efficiency isn't up to par.

  • 3 Things That Can Cause Your Septic Tank Alarm To Go Off

    25 July 2016

    If you have a septic tank, there's a good chance that you also have a septic tank alarm. These alarms are installed so that they can notify you if there is a problem with your septic tank. If you have never had your septic tank alarm go off before, you might find yourself shocked and unsure of what to do when it does happen. Knowing the types of things that can cause this can make the situation a little bit easier to deal with, however.

  • Tips For Taking Care Of Your Newly Installed Solar Panels

    15 July 2016

    When you install solar panels to power your home, you need to understand how to keep those panels clean and properly maintained. For those new to these panels, this maintenance can be unfamiliar territory. While solar panels aren't very demanding, there are a few things that you need to know about care after your solar panel installation. General Upkeep Every solar panel needs some basic care once it's installed. For example, you'll want to take your garden hose up and spray the panels thoroughly with the hose every few months.

  • Take Action To Minimize Tree Dangers

    6 July 2016

    Trees are an excellent addition to any property. Not only do they enhance a home's curb appeal, but they also serve as an excellent source of shade on a hot summer day. However, when not cared for properly, trees also come along with a number of risks for both your home and your personal safety. Make sure you know how to minimize these risks. What's The Risk? A tree in a diseased or dead state offers a number of threats.

  • 5 Regular Household Items You Should Not Take Out With The Trash

    4 July 2016

    According to the Environmental Protection Agency, each individual produces about four pounds of hazardous waste in a single 12 month period. While most people only associate hazardous waste with businesses and industrial settings, with statistics like this, it is plain to see that even regular households have some concerns. The problem lies in the fact that many residents have no idea that some of the things they toss in their trash are considered hazardous waste.

  • Ready To Buy Older Homes And Rent Them Out As A Second Income? Know The Risks With Older Homes Before You Buy

    29 June 2016

    Are you ready to become a rental property owner, but you aren't sure what all the risks are going to be? If you're looking at older low cost homes you can purchase and fix up to rent out, you want to make sure that the houses are safe for your tenants. There are a lot of building concerns and safety hazards that are associated with older homes, but if you purchase the home and have the property inspected and the hazards treated, the properties can end up being great investments over time.

  • Are Mice Making Their Way Into Your Home After The Death Of Your Cat? What Are Your Humane Eradication Options?

    28 June 2016

    If you've recently suffered the loss of a beloved feline friend, noticing signs of a mouse infestation after years of a rodent-free home can be like adding insult to injury. While you're likely eager to rid your home of mice as quickly as possible, you may still be reluctant to use glue traps or old-fashioned snap traps to kill (or warfarin to poison) your new home invaders. Are there any humane options that can allow you to quickly and effectively rid your home of mice?

  • A Guide To Nuclear Shielding

    20 June 2016

    To be sure that your business or industrial area is remaining eco-friendly and safe to the public, you need to be mindful of how you are controlling and mitigating your nuclear risk. There are amounts of radiation in many different types of materials, so you owe it to yourself to invest in nuclear shielding materials and methods which will protect your business and the surrounding environment. Consider the info below to learn more.

  • Three Must Know Facts About Asbestos

    20 June 2016

    Do you reside in an older property? If so, you may have wondered whether or not asbestos is present in your home. Your concern is valid, which is why it makes sense for everyone who owns an older home to know some important facts about asbestos. Armed with knowledge about the toxic building material, you can protect yourself and your family if it is in your home. It is found in a variety of building materials.

  • Waste Not Want Not-Recycling Tactics For Your Baked Goods Shop

    14 June 2016

    Eliminate waste at the baked goods shop that you operate by using the following recycling tactics. By doing so, the environment inside of the building that you run will be cleaner and you and your employees may be able to complete job duties in an easier manner since nobody will be exposed to an overabundance of trash. Sell Or Donate Damaged Or Slightly Expired Items Set up an area inside of your shop to display baked goods that are damaged or that are slightly past their expiration date and sell them for a reduced price.