What Can Cause Waves In A New Roof?

After all of the time, expense and trouble of having a roof installed, you may be disappointed to see that the new shingles are curling and deforming, creating a wave pattern across the roof. Besides being unattractive, this problem can also shorten the lifespan of your new roof and leave it more vulnerable to leaks and missing shingles in the future. There are a few probable causes behind a wavy roof, and with the help of professional roofing contractors, you should be able to both diagnose the issue and begin considering solutions. [Read More]

Three Ways To Integrate Bio Filtration Systems Into Your Septic System

If you are concerned about your septic system contaminating ground water, bio filtration systems can be a good solution for your home. These systems include filtration medium like peat moss and wetland designs to filter the waste from your septic system. If you want to have a bio filtration system, here are some of the options you have to integrate eco-friendly drainage solutions into your septic system: 1. Using A Mound System With Living Plants For Filtration [Read More]

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]