Outdoor festivals that last more than a day may find that hygiene and sanitation conditions can become dire quickly. By providing ways for visitors to tend to personal needs, you can help everyone stay comfortable and help prevent the spread of germs. You may already have plans for portable toilets, but there is more you can do for festival attendees. Here are some options to consider as you plan your multiple-day festival event.
The sewer pump is something that many people don't even think about until things go bad. Whether you have waste water backing up into your basement or have it puddling in your yard, that pump has got your attention now. Here, you'll find a few tips that'll help you prevent sewer pump failure again in the near future. Watch What You Flush How many times do you flush something down the toilet that should have been tossed in the trash?
Have you recently purchased a home that has a septic tank? Are you confused about what you need to do to ensure that a septic tank system continues to function correctly for as long as possible? A septic tank system isn't necessarily all that different than one that is hooked up to a city sewer line, but there are some differences that you need to know about. As long as you keep these things in mind, your septic tank should continue functioning for some time to come.
Septic tanks are an essential part of plumbing when you live in rural areas. Without them, you would be doing what your ancestors did: using a shovel to dig a hole out back and then bury your waste. That is far more unpleasant than septic tanks, and significantly more unpleasant than septic tank maintenance. If the latter leaves you feeling queasy, at least you know that you do not have to provide tank maintenance yourself.
Not all plumbing issues are emergencies. In fact, some plumbing issues boil down personal preferences and comfort. If your bathroom plumbing isn't working for you, there are some quick changes you can make. Here are a few common bathroom plumbing problems you can fix to make this room a favorite in your home. Low Shower Water Pressure Having your shower faucet release just a trickle of water can be frustrating, but there are a few steps you can take to improve the pressure.
When we first purchased our home in the mountains, I had no idea what I was up against. Whenever we would visit, I was surprised to see and smell the way that the property had changed. I realized that the vacation home always smelled like sewage, and it was really worrisome. I knew that I needed to do something to make things right, so I started looking into the plumbing system. I discovered that we had a septic tank, and that it needed to be pumped. This blog is all about troubleshooting septic system problems so that you can keep your place clean and sanitary.