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Three Potential Issues That Can Arise From Improper Septic Tank Maintenance

Failing to adequately care for your septic system can put you at a risk of encountering a range of problems with your plumbing system. Yet, it can be easy for individuals to greatly underestimate the importance of this type of care due to the fact that much of these systems will be out of sight. In order to help you with being more responsible with your home's septic system, it can be worthwhile to review some of the issues that can arise from improperly caring for a septic tank. Read More 

Unsure Whether Your Home Needs Gutters? What To Know Before Deciding

A surprising number of existing homes today do not have rain guttering installed. In some cases, this has occurred deliberately as a cost- or time-saving decision on the part of either the builder or the owner. In other cases, it may simply be an oversight or a lack of understanding as to why guttering is necessary on most homes and the actual benefits it can provide. If your home does not currently have guttering and you are unsure about whether or not you should have it installed, the following information can help convince you of its importance. Read More 

Four Tips For Fire Prevention In Your Restaurant

As a restaurant owner, it's important to know that fires are more common in these type of commercial buildings than any other for the simple reason that you are dealing with fire every day in the kitchen. Plus, there is a great deal of flammable liquids in this setting, as well, such as grease, cooking oils, and more. Here are four tips to ensure there is fire protection in your restaurant: Read More 

Painting Tips For New Homeowners

Moving into your first home often means taking time to truly make it your own first. One of the best places to start with that is painting. Many homeowners opt for neutral paint colors when they're selling a home, so you probably want to customize the colors before you move in. If you've never painted before, you may decide to hire a professional painting contractor. If not, here are a few tips to help you tackle the job safely and successfully. Read More 

Insight To Help You During Your Home’s Sewer Line Blockage, Failure, And Replacement

Your home's sewer system is an important part of your home and it needs to work properly. When your sewer system and sewer main fails, you will need to have it repaired as soon as possible to restore proper function of your home's system for you and your family. Here are some tips and insight to help you determine your system's chance for potential problems and failure and how to get it inspected and replaced. Read More 

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Don't Let Your Basement Become Wasted Space

My wife and I recently had a new home built, and while we had few stressful decisions to make, we greatly enjoyed the process and love our new home. Due to budget concerns, we decided to leave our basement unfinished at first. We figured that since we have so much "stuff" that we need to store, like off-season clothing and seasonal decorations, we would just use it for storage. However, we soon regretted not having it finished and felt like we had "wasted space" in our new house that wasn't being put to good use. We turned it into a "mini apartment" with its own entrance that we now rent out to a friend for a little extra income. I love sharing what we learned during the home building process, so I am excited to share our experiences and tips on our new blog! Come back for more construction tips!

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