Septic System Problems – What You Should Know

Septic Tank Service Lids

Septic tanks can be a mysterious and frightening thing to many. Most don’t know what how a septic system works, and it doesn’t help that it is buried in the ground for few to see. They are most popular in rural areas, and usually out of sight – out of mind. But when there is a problem and the septic tank backs up, it is messy and unpleasant. When it comes to your septic system problems, what is it that you should know? Continue reading “Septic System Problems – What You Should Know”

Becoming a Plumber in Charlotte

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The shortage of skilled tradespeople is something that many industries are feeling all over the nation, and Charlotte is no different. Not only are we feeling a shortage of tradesmen and women, but the ages of the ones we have are steadily increasing. There is a lot of opportunity for those looking for work who aren’t afraid to learn and get down to business. Of all of the trades, plumbing is an excellent choice for those with a little know-how and determination. Continue reading “Becoming a Plumber in Charlotte”

Benefits of Having a Home Security System

Family Sitting On Couch In New Home

You’ve planned a week-long family vacation and you are all set to go. Your tickets are purchased and your bags are packed. You’ve asked a family friend or neighbor to water your plants, gather your mail and check on your pets. Check, check, check; and your adventure begins! Now did you think about your home security? Are your valuables stored, are all doors and windows locked? What about your thermostat, is it set to an appropriate temperature? All of these questions can easily be answered and monitored to if you have a home security system installed that allows you remote access. While your neighbors might have your back, they can’t always keep an eye on your house for you one hundred percent of the time. Continue reading “Benefits of Having a Home Security System”

Are You Safe From A Home Burglary?

Home Burglary

The FBI recently stated a frightening statistic – home burglaries happen every 14.6 seconds. Many people feel as though they are exempt from a home burglary, however, it happens often and not always in the middle of the night, like most would assume. Burglaries typically occur between 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, when most home owners are at work. After all, who would suspect a break-in during daylight hours? Not many! So what is the first step to avoiding becoming part of this statistic? To be aware, and then to know it could happen to you . . . when you least expect it. Continue reading “Are You Safe From A Home Burglary?”

Keeping Up With Your Sprinklers

Whether or not you are growing beautiful rose bushes or have the desire to keep your landscape green and lush, it is no secret what a chore watering can be. Not many people want to resort to pulling a hose around the yard, so what’s the next best alternative? Installing a sprinkler system! It seems almost uncommon not to have a sprinkler system these days. Although sprinklers are much more convenient than dragging around a heavy hose, problems still can occur. Sprinkler repairs can be much more of an issue if you don’t know what you are facing and what’s worse, it can be expensive. So how do you achieve the convenience and eliminate the hassle of fixing your sprinkler system problems? Simple, leave your sprinkler system repairs to the professionals. Continue reading “Keeping Up With Your Sprinklers”

How To Find The Best Plumber In Your Area

When you have plumbing catastrophes, needs, or mishaps, how do you find the best plumber in your area? Do you do a quick google search and the one that is the closest to your home is the one that you go with? Do you ask your friends and family who they use and go with them? Do you go off of ratings on different internet sites? How do you find the best plumber in your area? Here are a few things that people use to determine who to hire when they have plumbing needs:

  • Use your network (family, friends, neighbors)
  • Don’t go with the first person you talk with
  • Use online customer reviews
  • What type of warranty do they offer
  • And Licensure and Insurance

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Common Plumbing Emergencies And When To Call The Plumbers

In our modern world we are grateful to have so many conveniences related to plumbing. We have flushing toilets and hot showers, sprinkler systems and dish washing machines. All of these things and more contribute to the relative ease and comfort of our daily lives. Until the moment that something goes wrong. When a plumbing emergency happens and plumbers must be called, the modern marvels of plumbing can feel a bit cursed. Continue reading “Common Plumbing Emergencies And When To Call The Plumbers”