How Often Should Your Septic Tank Get Cleaned?
28 September 2015
Many homeowners who are new to septic systems find themselves stumped by the question of how often the septic tank needs to be cleaned. Unfortunately, there's no straight answer for this. Many septic tanks need to be cleaned out at least every three years, but some need to be cleaned out more frequently. There are a variety of factors that can influence how often your tank needs to be cleaned.
Can You Paint Your Residential Propane Tank?
8 September 2015
Once you've had a residential propane tank for many years, you may eventually find yourself wanting to paint it. Before you can get started, however, you'll need to find out whether or not it's safe and allowed. These answers to commonly asked questions can guide you in the process.
Can you paint your residential propane tank?
The short answer to this question is yes, but there are caveats. There are regulations that control the type of paint and color of paint that homeowners are allowed to use on their propane tanks.
Interlocking Concrete: What It Is, The Process, And How It Decreases Asphalt Paving Expenses
19 August 2015
When you have a really long driveway, the type of driveway that is practically a street onto itself, you may be wondering how you can cut the costs of paving it. It may be possible if you can find an asphalt paving contractor who specializes in interlocking concrete. Here is how interlocking concrete works and how it decreases asphalt paving expenses.
The Subgrade Process
Just as you would lay a subgrade of dirt and stone and frame the area you want filled with regular concrete, so you would prepare the same for an interlocking concrete drive.
Raise The Roof: Installing Natural Slate On Your Custom Home's Roof
4 August 2015
If you need to choose a roofing material for your new custom home, then you should consider installing natural slate. Slate roofs last for a very long time and require only simple periodic maintenance.
Here is some information to help you decide if a slate roof is right for your new custom home:
Natural Slate Roofing Material Colors
Since slate is a natural sedimentary rock, it comes in a wide variety of different colors, depending upon where it is quarried out of the ground.