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Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 by

Protect Your Well From Contamination

Looking for that peace of mind of knowing that your drinking water is safe for your family? If your household water comes from a private well there are a few simple things to think about to protect your water supply. This includes keeping contaminants away from the well and sinkholes and it is also important to keep hazardous chemicals out of your septic system. Here is a list to consider:Inspect and pump your septic system as recommended by your local health district.Do not flush anything...

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Posted on Friday, April 6, 2018 by

How Often Do I Need to Test My Drinking Water?

Over 15 million Americans rely on private wells for their drinking water. The water well quality is not regulated the the Environmental Protection Agency, but it might be under state rules. Regardless, it is important to test your drinking water regularly. Your private water well should be tested annually for total coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids, and pH levels. Also test for any other contaminants that you suspect may be present. Your local health department may be a good...

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Posted on Friday, March 30, 2018 by

Home Improvement Projects Best Left To The Pros

Image Courtesy of PixabayMany homeowners love nothing more than to plan and dream about the perfect room, or the best way to add value to their house before trying to sell it. There are many reasons why you might want to tackle a home improvement project, but in some cases, it’s best to let the professionals come in and take over.These are the jobs that are just too big or too demanding for the average homeowner to handle: roofing, electrical, plumbing and mold removal. These can be dangerous...

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Posted on Thursday, March 29, 2018 by

Testing Wells to Safeguard your Water

How Often Do I Need to Test My Drinking Water?Over 15 million Americans rely on private wells for their drinking water. The water quality is not regulated the the Environmental Protection Agency, but it might be under state rules. Regardless, it is important to test your drinking water regularly. Your private water well should be tested annually for total coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids, and pH levels. Also test for any other contaminants that you suspect may be present....

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Posted on Friday, March 23, 2018 by

4 Tips for Maintaining a Septic System | Septic System Care

Are you ready to tackle your Spring projects? Don’t overlook your septic system. A properly maintained septic system can last a lifetime. I have outlined a few things to consider on your Spring checklist to care for your septic system.1. If you had a lot of rain and snow this winter, or experienced any type of flooding you need to pay attention to your septic tank. Look for signs that dirt may have shifted around in your backyard, causing your septic tank to not be sealed properly. Check your...

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