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Are septic tank locations public record? The Alabama Legislature passed a bill that would keep the addresses of septic tanks from being made public. House Bill 541, by Rep. Mack Butler (R-Rainbow City), will shut down access to the records on septic systems in Alabama. In what has been dubbed…

According to the UK Sepa website, a soakaway is designed for “wastewater from a soakaway or small sewage treatment plant”. Due to the nature of a septic tank, no chemicals can be released into a soakaway and it may take several months for the untreated wastewater within the soakaway to…

Are garbage disposals good for the environment? It depends on who you ask. If you ask a garbage disposal company, garbage disposal companies will say their product is one of the greenest household appliances on the market today. After all, garbage disposals make it easy to avoid putting food waste…

A dishwasher can back up into your garbage disposal, potentially causing damage. Here’s how to make sure that doesn’t happen. For the most part, dishwashers and garbage disposals are built in such a way that they don’t interfere with each other. The units are usually installed in separate areas under…

Have you ever noticed that your projector isn’t projecting as brightly as it usually does? Have you recently installed a fresh projector lamp but the brightness still doesn’t seem quite right? You’re not alone. Many home theater owners struggle with this problem for months before they finally figure out what’s…

Styrofoam is a trademarked material that consists of 98% air by volume, making it lightweight. It comes in many forms such as cups (EPS Expanded Polystyrene), plates (XPS Expanded PolyStyrene), insulation, and other building materials. There are various ways this product can be manufactured; therefore, there are different kinds of…

As hard as we try to keep our homes looking clean and fresh, over the months and years marks seem to appear out of nowhere on the walls – especially if you have small children! – while it is easier to just live with these marks and scratches, for those…

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