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all you need to know about solar powered homes

From the minute I toured my house for the first time, I knew that I would be making many changes to the way it was set up. The fact that the house is on top of a big hill with limitless sunlight gave me the idea to install a solar power system for the entire house. I started digging and researching everything that it would take to go completely solar powered for my home. My blog contains all of the facts and information that I compiled over the year that I took to learn all that I could about utilizing the sun to power my home.


Take Care Of Your Septic System To Avoid Future Problems

31 March 2016
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If your home is on a septic system, then there are certain things that you should do to protect the septic tank. If you misuse it by doing the wrong things to your plumbing system, then you can find yourself dealing with septic problems, such as backed up plumbing, bad smells and drains that empty slowly. The information here will help you to have a better understanding of how your septic system should be treated, so you can hopefully avoid issues such as these. Read More …

Why You Might Want To Go With Plastic When It’s Time To Replace Your Septic Tank

29 March 2016
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If you need to have a new septic tank installed, you may want to consider getting a plastic one. Tanks have traditionally been made of concrete, but plastic is becoming more popular because it offers several advantages over concrete. Here's why a plastic tank may be a good choice. Plastic Is Lightweight Plastic tanks are much easier to work with because they are lighter than those made of concrete. Your tank can be delivered by truck and moved by hand as opposed to a concrete tank that is assembled on the spot or moved from a truck with a hoist or crane. Read More …

Why And How You Should Keep Crayons Out Of The Trash

24 March 2016
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If you have children you likely want to help keep the world environmentally healthy for them. As a result, you are incredibly careful with your trash and try to recycle as much as possible. However, you may not realize that crayons make up a large part of the waste that ends up in landfills. How can you help keep them out? They Don't Biodegrade While crayons are a useful decoration tool for both children and adults, the truth is that they they don't biodegrade. Read More …

Safety Concerns With Underground Propane Tank Placement

23 July 2015
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Keeping a propane tank underground offers many conveniences. Locating a propane tank underground optimizes space by freeing up land above ground. It also gets rid of the eyesore created by above-ground tank storage.   At the same time, underground propane tanks present some unique hazards that need to be addressed to ensure safety. Propane is a highly flammable substance that can cause explosions and other hazards if not handled properly. Read More …