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Servicing A Multi-Tank Septic System: What's Involved

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There are some very unique septic systems out there that utilize more than just one holding tank. These multi-tank systems have some unique advantages, such as separating solid waste from liquid waste and preventing overflow of any one tank. If you are fortunate to have one of these multi-tank septic systems, it will need to be serviced a little more frequently. Here is what is involved: Dump Tank Assessment The first tank is the “ Read More»

Three Signs Of Fire Damage After A Kitchen Fire

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A kitchen fire can be frightening, but it’s often a relief when it is quickly controlled. It may appear at first as though the damage was minimal. Unfortunately, often smoke and water damage pervades the home, affecting areas well beyond the kitchen. The following are some tips on how to tell if you have more fire damage to contend with: #1: Musty odors Is your nose picking up on musty odors near the kitchen? Read More»

Understanding Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Synthetic Roofing Underlayment

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If you need a new roof and know a bit about asphalt shingle roofing, then you may understand that shingles are not placed directly on the wooden roof deck. They are instead nailed over a protective membrane called a roofing underlayment. Underlayments have traditionally been made from a felt material. Specifically, an asphalt saturated felt product has been used in the vast majority of asphalt roofing jobs. However, there are some other options. Read More»

Insight To Help You Successfully Remove Mold From Your Home Carpeting

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When you are faced with water damage inside your home, either from outside flooding or a leaking water pipe, it is important to clean up the water as soon as possible. Water and moisture left remaining inside your home can quickly promote the growth of mold and mildew under the right conditions, as mold spores are present in nearly every environment. As soon as mold spores become moist and warm, they can begin to bloom and spread new mold spores into your home’s air. Read More»

3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing the Location of Your New Room Addition

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If you have decided to expand your home by adding a new room, you may be wondering how to choose the location of the new addition. If so, ask yourself the following three questions to get you started on finding the ideal spot for your new room. What is the Purpose of the Addition? Is the room going to be closed off to itself, such as an additional bedroom? Or are you expanding the living room so it includes a partially partitioned off dining area? Read More»