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When And How Should You Pump Your Septic System?

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

So, you moved into a house with a septic system. It is a great way to save money by not paying city sewage fees. But, there is some upkeep required to make sure that the septic system works correctly. Once a septic problem becomes evident, it is usually too late to avoid costly repairs. Simple, routine maintenance and pumping can keep your septic system working strongly for many years. When Should You Pump Your Septic Tank? Most septic tanks hold about 1000 gallons of waste. The waste separates into liquid, or effluent, sludge (the slimy...

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How To Get Rid Of Rabbits In The Garden

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

While many people may regard rabbits as adorable, fuzzy animals, they can quickly become pests in the eyes of homeowners who are trying to grow plants in their garden. If rabbits are digging holes for shelter or feeding on plants in your garden, here are a few tips that will help you get rid of them. Spray Hot Sauce One way you can get rid of rabbits in your garden in a humane way is by spraying very hot sauce on your plants. Ideally, the hot sauce should contain capsaicin, which is an active component of chili peppers. Capsaicin is an...

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Junk Removal Tips

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

One of the most stressful jobs that a homeowner undertakes is figuring out how to get rid of junk that is piling up in their home. They may not have room for it or they simply may not want it anymore, but either way, once they are able to get rid of it, a huge weight can be taken off of their shoulders. Here are some useful junk removal tips that you can make note of in order to help make your life easier. HIRING A JUNK REMOVAL SERVICE Hiring a junk removal service like BIZ Mechanical Complete Waste Services is one of the easiest ways to...

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2 Ways To Protect Your Family From A House Fire

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

House fires happen all too often and for a variety of reasons — some preventable, such as burning candles, but others truly accidents, such as a wiring malfunction. Regardless of what starts a house fire, the most important thing to do is get your family out of the home safely. With some advanced planning, you have a higher chance of achieving this goal. Install Fire Alarms and Fire Extinguishers Fire alarms should ideally be in every room of the house so that the entirely family is quickly alerted of potential danger. You should check...

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Cleaning Your Recycling Bin The Eco-Friendly Way

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you rent a recycling bin—from an outlet such as Annacis Waste Disposal Corp—it can turn into a stinky sticky mess when all those empty cans and bottles leak. Over time, that odor can become repulsive. But you don’t want to use harsh chemicals to clean and deodorize your bin — they can leach into soil and drinking water. By using natural eco-friendly products and cleaning your bin regularly, it shouldn’t get to the point where it’s so repulsively stinky. Set aside some time to do your cleaning project about once a...

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Simple Spot Cleaning for Hard Water Stains on Drinking Glasses

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re planning to install a water softener but haven’t yet gotten around to it—or if you’ve decided to forgo installing one—you’ll have to do something about the hard-water stains festooning your drinking glasses. The spots are harmless, but they look really bad, and there’s no reason you have to have them. Here are two quick ways to get rid of them. Toothpaste Put some white toothpaste on a clean toothbrush. Start brushing the glasses, gently, both on the outside and inside. Keep the glass on a piece of...

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Save On Soap Usage And Eliminate Soap Scum With A Water Softener

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You’re fretting about the cost of a water softener even though you really want one. Perhaps you have iron in your well water that can cause white fabric to become dingy-looking after laundering and leaves stains on sinks and in the bathtub. You may have the more common problem of excessive mineral content in the water causing limescale around the faucets, shower doors and base of the shower. Fortunately, once you cover the initial cost of the softener, salt pellets are cheap to buy, and you can save money every month by using less...

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3 Ways Oil Companies Are Using Technology To Reduce Their Environmental Impact

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people don’t think of “environmentalists” when they think of oil companies, but today’s oil is not like the business of the past. The energy industry has been working hard to change their image as well as their techniques, putting the planet ahead of profits, and working to reduce their impact on the environment. Improved Pipeline Connections The traditional method of joining two pieces of pipe to attach to the pipeline is messy and definitely has its drawbacks. In order to connect properly, a special substance...

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3 Frequently Unnoticed Mold Sources In Your Home

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Increased humidity and moisture levels often lead to the development of mold. One of the most visible forms of mold can be found in spoiled food. While this example is more visible there are other more obscure sources of mold development.  Mold growth can lead to a number of health problems if it is not removed swiftly. Therefore, there are a few mold sources that frequently go unnoticed.  Poorly Fitted Air Conditioning Unit Sizing is one of the most important factors that come into play when installing an AC unit. If you install a...

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Are There Areas In Your Lawn That Need Water? Here Are 5 Steps To Adjust An In-Ground Sprinkler Head

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re noticing that parts of your lawn could use a little more water, but other areas seem to be getting too much, you can take care of this problem yourself. Evening out the water flow and direction is just a matter of adjusting the sprinkler heads. If you have in-ground sprinklers, these directions will guide you through the process. Step 1: Turn Off the Water Find the main water source for your sprinklers and turn the valve off. In doing so, you’ll prevent water from running everywhere, and getting in the way, while...

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