Archive for May, 2017

What?s Wrong With My Sewer Line?

Chicago trenchless sewer repair

The use of indoor plumbing dates back as far as 2500 BCE. The stress that comes with damaged indoor plumbing probably dates back just as far. For a homeowner new to plumbing repair, you may not recognize the signs of a sewer line clog and a needed sewer line replacement. Here are some common signs you have a clog in your sewer drain:

  • Your toilet is acting strange
  • Because toilets have one of the biggest links to your sewer drain, the number one sign something may be wrong with your draining system is if your toilet isn?t working properly. If there?s a clog in your sewer drain, water coming in from your house can?t go down into the drain and so when you flush your toile

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Simple Tips For Learning How To Pump Your Septic Tank System

Septic tank

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Learning how to go about pumping your septic tank can be a bit of a process. After all, this isn’t what you usually learn in school! Luckily for you, pumping your septic tank is something that can be done rather easily once you learn the basics. Septic systems are a reality for millions of Americans in rural environments, a required necessity year after year to keep your plumbing working properly through thick and thin. Failing to properly pump your tank can contribute to harming the environment and causing all sorts of nasty leaks. Here’s how you can avoid this.

How Many People Use Septic Systems?

Let’s start off with some quick facts before we dive into the thick

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Millennials Have Been Found To Renovate Their Homes As Much As Baby Boomers Do Here’s Why

Modern kitchen cabinets

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What constitutes good interior design? Is it the materials you use or the themes you employ? Your average designer would likely cite all of the above…and why not? The world is a vast and impressive one for creating the interior design to end all interior design, with countless resources, techniques and styles for you to choose from at a whim. The kitchen is one of the most renovated areas of the home and, as such, Italian kitchen cabinets and modern kitchen design have risen to the forefront of the interior design industry as must-haves for most Ame

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Which Patio Design Ideas are Perfect for Your Backyard?

Backyard remodeling

When you purchased your home for sale, you likely imagined yourself sitting in the backyard, barbequing, and sipping a drink. In fact, a new survey by Harris Poll for the National Association of Landscaping Professionals conducted among 2,034 U.S. adults (ages 18 plus), finds that three quarters of Americans (75%) feel that it is important to spend time outside in their yards. However, for more Americans to be satisfied with their outdoor time, their outdoor living spaces require backyard remodeling. Remember the following backyard design ideas to get the most out of your backyard entertainment space.

Relaxation space

An ideal backyard to many Americans encompasses a relaxing space. I

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Installing a Backyard Pool? Make Sure You are Prepared!

Swimming pool cleaning

Have you always dreamed of having your own pool in your backyard? You could jump in for a quick swim within minutes. You could invite all of your family and friends over for a BBQ and pool swimming day. Pools are great additions to any home. However, they do require some planning and then, a good amount of upkeep to keep them in great working condition. If you are considering having a pool installed into your backyard living space, remember the following maintenance and preparation tips.

Proper planning
You will want to fully evaluate your backyard space to decide how large and deep your pool will be. This will likely require the services of a professional pool installation company. They can run important tests on your backyard area, and make recommendations on how larg

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