The Dirt on Septic Tank Ownership

The Dirt on Septic Tank Ownership

Septic tanks are common in rural areas, though depending on where you live, you might have a septic system, even close to town. So long as things are going smoothly, it’s often difficult to tell that there is even a septic system in place. If your septic tank starts...
Drywall Anchors: Secrets Revealed!

Drywall Anchors: Secrets Revealed!

Whether you’re hanging a picture or mounting a television, anything that goes on your wall needs something to anchor it in place. If you can’t find a stud where you need one, though, you could have a problem. That’s where drywall anchors come in.

8 Odd Things to Wash in the Dishwasher

8 Odd Things to Wash in the Dishwasher

Move over dinner plates! The dishwasher can actually be used to wash a myriad of strange items. Whether you find the list below helpful or just plain odd, please use caution and don’t mix your eatery into the same load as something super greasy—like an old hubcap....
Planting Pro: Tips for a Healthy, Happy Tree

Planting Pro: Tips for a Healthy, Happy Tree

While planting a tree in your yard may seem intimidating, all it takes is a little muscle and some good know-how. Follow these guidelines from the expert arborists at the Tree Care Industry Association:Measure the height and diameter of the root ball or root...
Home Care Tips – April 2017

Home Care Tips – April 2017

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: Test your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. Drain approximately 2 gallons from your water heater to eliminate sediment. Clean your clothes dryer vent duct....
Home Care Tips – March 2017

Home Care Tips – March 2017

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to:Take a look at your lawn mower and give it a quick tune up. You’ll be needing it soon enough!Examine the exterior foundation grading/slope and ensure water moves away...