Preparing For Your New Septic Tank

Building a custom home on your own lot of land is exciting; you're getting a house that is built to match your needs. For many people, this means building on land that is in a fairly open or rural area, meaning there is no city sewer connection to handle sewage from the house. That means you'll need to install a septic system, which is not as complicated as it sounds. You do need to ensure the land and new house are ready for the septic tank, however. Read More 

Why Won’t Your Toilet Stop Filling?

When you normally use a toilet, you can hear the toilet tank refill after flushing for a short while, and then the water turns off. But sometimes, this doesn't work as expected. When the water keeps flowing no matter how much time passes after flushing the toilet, you have a problem on your hands. Here's what's likely going on and what you can do about it. Why It Happens The most common cause of this problem is that something has gone wrong with the float in your toilet tank. Read More 

Why It’s a Good Idea for Homeowners to Buy Water Softeners

You might not realize it, but your home produces hard water, which isn't ideal for a lot of reasons. Fortunately, water softeners exist. Buying one of these systems will give rise to these rewards in your household.  1. Save Money  Even though some water softeners can range into the hundreds, you'll still be saving a lot of money over the years by having one of these systems in your home. That's because they help soften water, which alleviates mineral ions that can cause buildup in water-oriented appliances and pipes. Read More 

Your Well Pump: Is It Time To Repair Or Replace The Unit?

A well pump should last for several years on your property with regular use and care; up to 25 years or so. The lifespan of a well pump varies depending on how large the unit is, the type of well pump being used, and other factors. The best way to keep your well pump in great condition is to recognize when the pump is in need of repairs. If your pump is old enough, it may need to be replaced. Read More 

Problems That Can Come From Ignoring Routine HVAC Maintenance And Minor Repairs

When it comes to your HVAC system, you want to have a good understanding of why you need to take care of the routine maintenance tasks that you know you should be doing. Once you are aware of exactly why they are so important, then you will know why you don't want to forget them on accident. Here are some of the things that can happen if you don't tend to those regular tasks: Read More