Water Well System Maintenance Tips That Ensure A Safe Drinking Supply
6 October 2016
If you are a homeowner and you have your own water well situated on your property, you most likely want to take the needed steps in keeping your water supply safe for consumption, bathing, and cleaning. Failing to keep tabs on the activities that occur around your well, in addition to failing to evaluate the water supply regularly, can lead to illness if the supply is contaminated in any way. Here are some steps you can take to ensure the water you use on a daily basis is in the best possible condition at all times.
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.
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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.