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New To Septic Tank Ownership? Follow These Basic Rules

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On the surface, owning a house with a septic tank is much like owning a house that connects to a sewer. Your day-to-day interactions with your plumbing and drains will not change much simply because you have a septic tank. However, there are a few extra rules that apply to septic tanks. Knowing what those rules are can help you maintain your new property. Pump Your Septic Tank Regularly Your septic tank is a large underground tank that stores your home’s waste water. Once water enters your septic tank, it settles into three layers: scum...

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Cool Projects You Can Do With Old Window Frames

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If you have decided to replace your windows yourself or have them replaced by professionals, you are going to be left with an old window that you need to dispose of. If the wood for the frame is still in relatively good condition, it might seem like a waste to get rid of it. Here are some cool projects that you can do with the old wooden frames from your recently replaced windows. 1. Use the Frame as a Frame for Art If the panes of your window are large and the frame pieces in the middle are relatively small, then you can use your old windows...

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How To Install Fence Posts In Soil

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The hardest and most important part of installing a fence is the post installation. This is especially true when it comes to installing posts in soil. If the posts are not properly installed, your fence will not be very stable or long lasting. This article explains how to properly install fence posts into soil using concrete footings. This technique can be used for all types of fences. Dig the Hole The key to digging the hole is to make keep it narrow. This is why it is a good idea to invest in a post digging shovel. These are long and...

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Environmentally-Friendly Roofing Options

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If you are interested in renovating your roof, then there are quite a few different options available to you. If you have a particular interest in environmentally friendly roofing, then that narrows down your options quite a bit. To help you narrow down your options even further, here is a comparison of two of the most popular types of environmentally friendly roofing: solar panels and green roofs. Solar Roofing As far as popularity goes, solar roofs are definitely one of the first things that come to mind when environmentally-friendly...

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Information To Gather Before Renting A Crane

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Having access to a crane can make many construction jobs easier. If you don’t want to invest in the purchase of a crane, then renting these large pieces of equipment could be a viable solution. To ensure that you are getting access to the crane that is best suited to meet your construction needs, here are three pieces of information you should have ready as you attempt to rent a crane in the future. 1. The route the crane must travel in order to arrive at your job site. Transporting a crane requires special skill and attention. Since...

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Water Treatment And Concerns For Coastal Areas

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If you’ve lived in multiple areas throughout your life, you’ve had the opportunity to understand how water can taste and even apply itself differently in different areas. It’s more than having a peculiar taste because of a different treatment center; local mineral deposits, different treatment chemicals and even the abundance of salt water in coastal cities can stand out in some areas more than others. For some extra care in coastal areas, consider a few treatment and management concepts along with a few things you may not...

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Reduce Your Waste By Putting These Practices Into Place

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Enormous amounts of garbage enters landfills each year. If you have to pay for your trash to be collected, you may be paying for what you toss away in a huge way. This is because some of the things people throw away are usable. Other things are recyclable. There are also ways you can use your waste to help the environment. The following three waste reduction recommendations can help you reduce the amount of waste that enters landfills, and you may end up earning some money in the process. Repurpose You may have some items in your possession...

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4 Ways To Maximize The Space During Your Small Bathroom Remodeling Project

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No remodeling project that doesn’t include breaking down walls is going to turn a small bathroom into a large one. However, you can make a small bathroom feel larger with the right placement. Place The Sink In The Corner One of the best ways to make use of the space in your bathroom is to place the sink in the corner. This is a great way to make use of an area of the bathroom that is often underutilized. And in a small bathroom, you really can’t waste any space. Placing the sink in the corner allows you to make use of that space...

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3 Way That You Can Get More Involved When Building Your Home

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Designing and building the perfect home from the ground up can seem like a dream come true. However, one mistake that many people make when building their dream homes is not being involved enough with the process. Hiring a good contractor can take a lot of the stress off of you and can help ensure that your home is built properly, but this doesn’t mean that you have to leave everything up to your contractor. Instead, try getting involved a little more in these ways. 1. Design Your Floor Plan Yourself No two families have the same needs...

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Three Ways To Ensure Your Modular Home Is Attractive And Unique

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Modular homes have a lot of advantages when it comes to building speed and price. But, perhaps because they are often advertised as a money-saving option, few people associate modular homes with beautiful design. In fact, you’ve probably seen some attractive modular homes already. However, because they didn’t look “cookie-cutter,” you didn’t associate them with pre-built housing. And there’s no guarantee that the row of identical homes in a new subdivision, all looking like they rolled off an assembly line,...

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