• Reduce Your Household Waste Around The Holidays With These Strategies


    For the good of the environment, it's advantageous to minimize the amount of household waste that you generate throughout the week and put out at your curb on garbage day. While you can use a variety of strategies throughout the year, it's especially important to avoid making excessive waste around the holidays. A post-holidays drive through your neighborhood on garbage day will reveal just how much waste people are discarding, but you don't have to be among this demographic.
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  • How to Get Rid of Odors from Flood Damage


    Experiencing a flood can be a horrific event. The worst part, of course, is the damage that your house receives. In addition to having to replace carpeting, remove furniture from your home, and repair the foundation, there is one thing that people tend to forget about: getting rid of all of the odors that flood damage can cause to your home. Not only can these odors create conditions that make your home life unlivable, they can also be a sign of greater damage to your home.
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  • Rain And Dumpster Safety


    If you've rented a dumpster for the duration of some remodeling or construction work, and there's rain in the forecast, you need to take a few steps to ensure nothing bad happens to or because of the dumpster. You might think that soft spring rain or mild winter drizzle is nothing, but it can add up and lead to some unpleasant findings. Here are four problems you can encounter when you combine a dumpster -- especially an open one -- and rain, as well as what to do about those problems.
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  • Tips For New Homeowners To Navigate Septic Tank Additives


    If you're new to owning property with a septic tank, you may be wondering about how you can keep the tank and septic system in the best possible condition to reduce the risk of backups. There are a lot of additives on the market that claim to promote septic tank health, and for new septic system owners, the options can be dizzying. It's important that you understand that not all additives are alike, so you'll want to be sure that you're choosing one that fits your needs.
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  • Two Tips For Avoiding Problems With Your Dumpster


    Dumpsters are essential for allowing you to manage the trash that is generated by your home. However, many new homeowners may be surprised at the number of problems their dumpsters may encounter. In particular, stormwater and animal activity are among the more common problems dumpsters encounter, but following these two tips should help you to avoid these complications.  Ensure Your Dumpster Has Enough Drainage Stormwater is one of the threats to your dumpster that you may seldom think about, and while closing the lid will usually be sufficient to prevent the dumpster from flooding, there can be times where this is simply not enough.
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  • First Time Owning A Septic Tank? 4 Steps To Help Keep It Healthy


    If this is your first time owning a septic tank, you might not realize how important it is to give them the proper treatment. Unlike municipal sewer systems that drain all liquid and solid waste away from the home, septic tanks hold the waste in cement containment tanks. The solid waste sinks to the bottom of the tanks and the liquid waste is drained to a separate drainage field. To keep your septic system operating properly, there are specific instructions that should be followed.
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  • Advertising on Portable Toilets


    Portable toilets aren't a popular topic of conversation around the water cooler.  Most people don't think much about them in everyday life.  However, if you have attended an outdoor festival, sporting event or concert you probably saw a portable toilet (or a bank of them), even if you didn't use one. Some events pull in such huge crowds that the restrooms can't handle the excessive people.  Other events may not have any fixed restrooms at all.
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  • New Homeowner Questions And Answers About Their Septic Tanks


    So, this is your first time owning a house with a septic tank. Although they are different from sewer systems, septic tanks are relatively straightforward and require little maintenance most of the time. These frequently asked questions and answers can help you get started and can serve as a guideline for keeping your septic tank in proper working condition.  Q: What kind of maintenance does my septic system require? A: Your septic tank needs to be drained of solids periodically in a process usually referred to as "
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  • 5 Questions To Ask When Renting Portable Toilets For Your Wedding


    If you plan to have an outdoor wedding, there are a lot of things that need your attention. Renting portable toilets seems like a straightforward task, but there are some questions you need to ask to be sure that nothing goes wrong on your wedding day. Here are some questions to ask beforehand to ensure everything goes smoothly.  Will There Be a Wheelchair-Accessible Toilet? If you have friends or relatives who require wheelchair-accessible toilets, you need to make sure that the toilets you're renting can accommodate them.
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  • Trash Trials: How To Handle Your Company's Trash Without Attracting Pests


    When you're looking for options to help you manage waste on your commercial property, you might be thinking about investing in a roll-off dumpster. While these tools can be a good investment in many cases, they can also be an open invitation for pests like rodents, raccoons and bears. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your dumpster without making it a hot spot for the local wildlife.
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