2015

  • Septic Back-Up Leave A Mess? 4 Steps For A Thorough Clean-Up

    You can't always tell when your septic tank is about to cause you problems. Unfortunately, that lack of warning can leave you with a big mess on your hands. If your septic tank backed-up, you might be looking at raw sewage in your bathroom. The first thing you need to do is contact a septic repair company like Soares Sanitation Pumping Inc. The second thing you need to do is take care of the clean-up.
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  • Septic Tank Pumping 101 | An Inexperienced Homeowner's Guide To Service

    You may know that you have a septic tank somewhere beneath the ground of your property, but of you are like a lot of people, that is the only information you know about your own septic tank. The fact is, when a component is hidden out of sight and out of your home, you will probably not spend a great deal of time thinking about it until something goes wrong. If there is one thing that can go wrong with a septic tank, it is getting full and needing to be pumped by a professional septic pump out service.
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  • A Restaurant Owner's Guide To Keeping Their Dumpster From Becoming A Pest Magnet

     While a dumpster sitting behind your restaurant for waste may be a necessity, there are a few extra concerns that come along with having a large waste receptacle on your property. One of the biggest concerns is that this much trash can easily attract a lot of pests -- pests which could easily start to make their way inside of your building. There are a few things you should be doing to keep your dumpster from becoming an all-out pest magnet.
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  • Keep Your Septic Tank From Backing Up With A Monthly Homemade Treatment

    When you have a septic tank that continuously backs up, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to help prevent it from happening. If so, use the following monthly, homemade treatment to keep your system working properly. What You Will Need Before you begin, gather the following supplies. The ingredients can be found in grocery stores. Medium-sized pan Four cups of water Two cups of brown sugar Three packets of dry active yeast One cup of cornmeal The yeast in this cleaner provides enzymes that break down the top greasy layer of your septic tank's contents.
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  • Dealing With Mold, Waterproofing And Insulation After A Basement Flood

    Floods in the basement can be distressing and cause a lot of damage. The cause of the flood can come from a variety of issues such as major storms and foundation issues. This can create a lot of material and structural damage to your home. Dealing with the flood damage can be difficult if you don't know what all to check over. The guide below provides some tips for dealing with mold, waterproofing and insulation after a flood in your basement.
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  • Tips To Help Prevent The Premature Overflow Of Your Septic Tank

    In order to prevent an overflow, most homeowners will simply need to have their septic tank pumped every three to five years. However, some homeowners will find themselves dealing with an overflowing tank long before this schedule maintenance becomes due. Oftentimes, this is a result of minor mistakes in the way that water is used in their household. For instance, the need to process large amounts of waste water each day can lead to a premature overflow.
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  • The Artist's Guide To Carpet Cleaning

    If you've been dabbling in painting and other art projects, you've probably been laying down tarp, newsprint, and other protective covers. However, paint and art adhesives are often pesky and get on carpets anyway! Here's a look at a few different art mediums and how to get them out of your carpet. 1. Removing Oil Paint Put a little turpentine on a cotton ball to dab the stain with. Since turpentine is flammable, use a damp washcloth of warm water over the area after the stain is picked up.
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  • Medical Waste Disposal Procedures

    Medical waste needs to be disposed in a certain manner in order to keep everyone healthy and to keep potentially dangerous substances out of the water supply and landfills. However, there are many different types of medical waste. It's important for a clinic to know exactly how to dispose of each type of medical waste and understand that the vast majority of medical waste will need to be handled be companies that specialize in making sure that it is processed correctly.
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  • Tips for Getting the Most from Your Home's Septic System

    Your home's septic system is one of the most critical parts of the house because if this system stops working, you will experience significant backups and water damage to your home. Sadly, many homeowners will not think much about this system until problems have already started to develop. Here are a couple of tips you can follow to minimize the risk of these problems arriving and learn how to address future changes with your system that you may need.
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  • 6 Items That Should Never Make Their Way Into Your Septic System

    The septic tank and all of its components may be tucked out of site and basically forgotten, but when something goes wrong, there is no doubt that it will get your attention. Before you ever have a problem, it is imperative that you treat your septic system with a little respect by learning what should never be flushed down any drain. Here are six items that should never find their way into your septic system.
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