Care and Maintenance for Your Septic System

Most homeowners don’t give much thought to where waste water travels.  But if you’re a rural homeowner living off of well- or tank-water, maintaining your septic system is important for healthy living.  Septic systems are a great way to avoid the miles of sewer pipe used in urban living and are a cheaper and more […]

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Benefits of a Home Water Softener

As a homeowner, you hear about hard and soft water every time a commercial for any kind of surface cleaner airs during a commercial break.  But regardless of how soft or hard your water is, it doesn’t feel any different.  That’s because “hard” or “soft” water describes mineral content rather than how much of a […]

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Hot Water Energy Savers

Keeping hot water in our homes takes a lot of energy.  According to a study performed by the EIA, 17.7% of the energy cost for homes in the US is from keeping hot water readily available.  Unfortunately, you shouldn’t just turn off the heating element for your hot water.  Yes, turning off the heat until […]

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