Understanding and Installing Septic Tank Risers

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Many people in search of a new home want to avoid properties with septic tanks because they worry about the appearance and the maintenance of them. However, contrary to popular belief, a septic tank is not often noticeable from above the ground. Most septic systems are below ground, meaning that when it does come time…

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Heating Oil Tank Considerations for Removal

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While most modern homes use traditional electric and gas for their heating needs, many historical and old properties rely on oil tanks. However, with building code updates and new housing regulations, many municipalities are insisting on oil tank removal for older homes. Though, even areas where this isn’t a requirement, homeowners should consider removing the oil…

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How To Increase the Lifespan of Your Septic System

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If you live outside of a major urban area or decided to build your home off-grid, then chances are you may have a private septic system. These are often far less expensive to install than sewer lines and some homeowners have mastered the art of using gray water and effluent to create beautiful gardens. However,…

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What to Expect From Oil Tank Removal

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To have an exterior oil tank on your property isn’t exactly a good look for anyone. If you don’t use it, it’s even more unsightly and hardly worth keeping on your property. The problem with old oil tanks is that they are not necessarily safe to remove on your own. The truth is that they…

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Cleaning Your Septic Tank for a Healthier Home

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For those not able to access a city sewer system, a septic system is a necessary component of your home. Located underground, the septic tank is often forgotten until there is a problem. Septic tank cleaning helps you maintain and keep your septic tank working at top shape. Discover problems and issues sooner with proper…

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What to Do When Removing an Oil Tank From Your Home

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If you have an oil tank in your home but have decided to use another form of heating, you may want to have the tank removed. If you decide to have this done, there are some safety requirements that you must keep in mind during the oil tank removal process. Preparation for Removal Before you…

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What To Know About Installing a Septic Tank

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Most homeowners wouldn’t dream of installing a septic tank on their own. Typically homes outside of municipal septic systems require septic tanks to handle waste. There are a few things to know about septic tank installation. Knowledge can help you ensure the installation is handled correctly by the professional. EPA Codes and Regulations The Environmental…

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