The 4 Main Types Of Land Surveys You Need To Know If You Are Buying Property

Posted on: 12 October 2015

When most people hear the term land surveyor or land survey, they picture an individual standing around on a piece of property, measuring it and writing down basic boundary information. However, there are actually many different types of land surveys that a land surveyor can create. Here is a brief rundown of the top four types of land surveys that you may need if you are buying property. Boundary Survey A boundary survey is the type of survey that most people think of when they think about a surveyor.
[Read More]

How Often Should Your Septic Tank Get Cleaned?

Posted on: 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.
[Read More]

Can You Paint Your Residential Propane Tank?

Posted on: 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.
[Read More]

Interlocking Concrete: What It Is, The Process, And How It Decreases Asphalt Paving Expenses

Posted on: 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.
[Read More]