Why You Need a Pressure Tank with a Well

Posted on: 29 July 2015

If you live in a rural area, you will likely not be able to get your water from a municipal system. This means that, you will have to drill a well to get water for your home. To increase the pressure from your tap and to relieve the strain on your well pump, you will need to use a pressure tank. What Is a Pressure Tank? If you are familiar with air compressors, then you should be able to understand how a pressure tank works on a well system. [Read More]

Plant These 5 Flowers To Keep The Bees Buzzing

Posted on: 8 July 2015

You're probably aware that bumblebee populations are dwindling all over the planet. These insects are important as pollinators of many cultivated crops as well as native vegetation. You can provide a habitat for these endangered insects by planting certain types of flowers in your yard. Because they're attracted to strongly scented flowers, bypass the almost fragrance-free hybrids and go for the old-school, aromatic garden favorites. You can give the bees an extra edge by planting flowers that bloom in their favorite colors -- pink, purple, and yellow. [Read More]

Getting Out Of A Sticky Situation: Dealing With Sticking French Doors

Posted on: 29 June 2015

French patio doors give your home an elegant feel. Unfortunately, because most French patio doors are made from wood construction, they are prone to stick. When that happens, they're anything but elegant. Wood is vulnerable to moisture, causing it to swell in humidity. This can cause these delicate doors to stick in the track. In some cases, you'll have to adjust the doors to restore their function. Here's a look at what you need and the steps to take to do just that. [Read More]

3 Tips To Spruce Up Your Parking Lot Without Repaving

Posted on: 16 June 2015

As you probably already know, the condition of your parking lot can say a lot about your business. If your parking lot is worn out and in bad shape, it can make your company look bad. However, you could be concerned about the cost of repaving. Repaving can be expensive, and you might want to avoid it if you can. Luckily, there are ways that you can spruce up your parking lot and make it look great without having to pay for a costly repaving job. [Read More]