Locating Your Septic Field Before Beginning A New Construction Project
16 September 2016
If you are planning to build a shop, garage, barn, shed or other building on your property, you will first need to learn the location of any utilities running below the construction site. This is a basic safety measure required by law in most parts of the United States, but it is sometimes easier said than done, particularly in areas that have been inhabited for a long period of time. If, for example, your septic field was installed before you moved into your home, you may only have a vague idea of its location.
FAQ About Inground Swimming Pools
26 August 2016
Are you thinking about getting an inground swimming pool installed to take up space in your large backyard? Although having a swimming pool is a nice feature to have in a backyard, there are a few things you should know before moving forward with construction. This article answers a few of the questions that might come to your mind when investing in an inground swimming pool.
What Kind of Materials Can Be Used for Construction?
Important Steps In The Process Of Grading A Yard
7 August 2016
Using fill dirt to shape a yard and channel the flow of water away from a home's foundation is a good idea for aesthetic reasons and for proper drainage. It's also a fairly straightforward landscaping process.
The following are seven steps to the process of grading a yard with fill dirt:
Get rid of vegetation
The first step to grading a yard is to remove any vegetation that is growing around the home's foundation.
Pros And Cons Of The Different Types Of Heat Pump Water Heaters
24 July 2016
Traditional electric water heaters use the electricity to operate a burner assembly that heats the water within the tank. A heat pump water heater does not directly generate heat to warm up the water but rather uses electricity to pull heat from the surrounding air and applies that heat to the water. The difference in operation has its pros and cons that can help you determine if a heat pump water heater is a good match for your home.