Stinky Sewage Left In Your Yard After A Heavy Rainstorm? Get Rid Of It With These Tips

If heavy rains recently flooded the sewer line in your yard and left behind a big mess, take steps to get rid of it now. Raw sewage can create many problems if it soaks into the soil and grass on your property. The odors released by the sewage can make the air around your home intolerable. In many cases, the odors and water contain contaminants, such as bacteria and feces, that irritate your respiratory and digestive system. [Read More]

Three Possible Causes of Inefficient Toilet Flushing and What to Do in Each Case

It's frustrating to flush a toilet multiple times to get the waste to drain away. Such inefficient flushing has several causes. Some of them you can handle as DIY projects while others require the intervention of a professional plumber. Here are some of the common causes of such inefficiency: Water Level Too Low Saving water is good, but it doesn't mean you should set the water level in the tank so low that it interferes with the flushing. [Read More]

How To Detect And Handle A Faulty Septic System

With the holidays approaching, you may have to prepare for more house guests. More house guests can often put undue stress on your septic drainfield. This is because septic tank systems are designed to only handle a certain amount out of drainage. The sudden influx of increased water usage can be too much for your existing septic tank and drainfield. Of course, you cannot necessarily install a new septic system just for the times that you have more guests in your home. [Read More]

Skin Breaks Out After You Shower? Clean Your Stainless Steel Body Spray Now

If your skin breaks out after you shower, clean your stainless steel body spray now. Sometimes, body sprays build up with hard water minerals, such as calcium and phosphates, that block the small openings on them. As hot water passes through the body spray, it breaks off small pieces of minerals and mixes with the water you use during your shower. Instead of rinsing off completely, the mineral-filled water coats the surfaces of your skin and clogs up your pores. [Read More]