Things You Should Never Flush Down Into Your Septic System--And What You Should Do With Them Instead

Your septic system relies on a delicate balance of waste water, scum, solids and helpful bacteria in order to function properly. When the solids build up too quickly or when the bacteria is killed in the tank, your septic system can malfunction. This balance can be disrupted when the wrong things are flushed down your household toilets and sink drains. The following items should never be flushed down your septic tank. [Read More]

How to Protect a Storm-Damaged Roof

Every year roofs are damaged by storms, costing Americans around $12 million in 2010 alone. If you find yourself in a situation where your roof has become storm damaged, you will have to act fast. Acting quickly will not only keep you dry, but prevent further damage to your home. What a Storm-Damaged Roof Looks Like Different types of storm damage can yield different degrees of damage to your roof's surface. [Read More]

4 Ways To Lessen Air Conditioning Costs

While summer can be a fun time for individuals and families alike, it can also be stressful due to a higher increase in energy bill costs. In order to combat the hot temperatures, many people blast their air conditioner all the time in order to stay as comfortable as possible. The good news is that you don't have to overpay for air conditioner costs this summer. Take a look at the following information for some helpful tips on ways to lessen air conditioning energy costs. [Read More]

Learn How To Use Your Glass French Doors To Create An Indoor Greenhouse

Looking to start your own garden this year? Starting your plants from seeds allows you to be sure that you know everything about them from start to finish. Buy some organic seeds and use the following guide to learn how to use your glass French doors to create an indoor greenhouse to sprout seeds for your garden. Gather Your Supplies To make an indoor greenhouse, you will need sealable sandwich bags, your organic seeds, paper towels, a permanent marker, water, and tape. [Read More]