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  • 3 Reasons Why Portable Toilets Are An Essential Part Of Your Upcoming Renovation Project


    Have you been thinking about remodeling your home? Do you need to figure out how much everything will cost in order to determine when you can actually start on this project? When writing out a budget, it's important to make sure that you have as much information as possible. To that end, you'll obviously want to go over your list multiple times in order to be sure that you've gotten everything.
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  • Having Your Septic Tank Cleaned? 3 Ways To Get Ready


    Having your tank pumped is just a regular part of being a septic tank homeowner. One way to reduce the cost of getting your septic tank cleaned is by saving the team who pumps and cleans your septic tank some time. #1 Know the Exact Location of Your Septic Tank Lid A surprising number of people know they have a septic tank, but they don't know where it is located. Most septic companies must first spend time finding your septic tank before they can even access it and begin the job.
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  • 3 Major Signs That Your Septic Tank Has Issues


    A septic tank is a great way to deal with waste from your home. It is easy to forget about your septic tank as it silently does its job behind the scenes. If your septic tank ever gets damaged, though, it will let you know. Here are three major signs that means something is seriously wrong with your septic tank and you need to take action right away. #1 Bed Smells
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  • Clogged Or Damaged Storm Drains? 4 Things To Know


    Homeowners, especially those who have full-time careers and children to raise, often find themselves facing a growing list of home repair chores that need to be addressed. If one of the chores is a clogged or damaged storm drain, putting it off can result in flooding, erosion, and expensive damage to surrounding structures and landscapes. Where does the stormwater go?  Storm drains are designed to move rainwater and melting snow and ice away from developed homes and businesses and into a nearby source of fresh water, such as a river, lake, or water retention pond.
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  • Treat Your Septic Tank Right This Thanksgiving With These Tips


    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's almost time to gear up for yet another holiday season. That also means making sure your septic tank can handle the influx of holiday guests. The added usage can cause a variety of septic tank problems for the unwary, so it pays to be prepared. Here are a few things you can do to ease the burden on your home's septic system this season.
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  • Preventing Tree Root Damage To A Septic System


    Tree root intrusion is one of the things that can accelerate your septic system's demise. This happens when the tree roots get into the septic pipes or tank via cracks or loose joints, then grow and block or damage the pipes. It doesn't have to be that way, however, because you can avoid tree root damage by taking the following precautions: Don't Plant Trees Near the Drain Field The first tip is to avoid planting trees in or near the septic field in the first place.
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  • Having Septic System Work Done? How To Take Care Of Bathroom Needs In The Meantime


    Installing a septic system takes a few days. A lot of excavation work begins the process, followed by laying pipe, and then finally installing the tank itself before everything is covered with dirt again. In the meantime, do you have a plan for your family's toileting and self-grooming needs? If you do not, here is how you can quickly address that problem. Porta-Potties and Porta-Sinks Porta-potties and porta sinks; they can bring back summer camp memories, just like that.
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  • 3 Things To Consider When It Comes To Portable Restrooms


    If you have a big event coming up with no public restrooms available, you will need to find a way to provide facilities. Portable restrooms are the best way to ensure that your guests are comfortable able to answer the call of nature. Whether it's for a concert, a big outdoor gathering, or even a wedding, there are plenty of options available that will suit your needs when it comes to portable restrooms.
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  • The Benefits Of Removing An Old Septic Tank Compared To Sealing It Off


    If you have a septic tank on your property that is not in use, you have to decide what to do with it. A septic tank that is not being used needs to either be sealed off or removed completely. Removing a septic tank is often more expensive and invasive compared to sealing it off. But there are many benefits associated with removing the tank compared to just sealing it off.
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  • Dealing With A First-Class Septic Emergency? 3 Steps You Need To Take Right Away


    If you just discovered smelly sewage floating in your bathtub, and you've got brown septic water escaping from around the base of your toilet, you'll need to take immediate action. You're in the middle of a serious septic emergency. Here are four steps you'll need to take right away. Barricade the Bathroom If you've got raw sewage in your bathtub, the first thing you need to is barricade the bathroom. This is particularly important if you have kids or pets.
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