Six Sensible And Smart Ways To Use Gravel Around Your Landscaping

If you want a surfacing material for your landscape designs and features, you can't go wrong with gravel. With so many different colors, textures, and aggregates available, it is easy to create unique and distinctive features while sticking to a landscaping budget. Consider bringing gravel to your outdoor spaces in ways that enhance your home's curb appeal, and that will be sensible, practical choices for everyday living. Six smart ways to implement gravel around your home's exteriors are: [Read More]

How To Tell If It's Time To Reline Your Pipes

If you've been having problems with the sewer pipes running through your property and are waiting for a sewer repair company to show up, you might be worried that you'll have to replace the pipes. That could lead you to worry about the cost of replacing the pipes and whether your homeowners insurance might pay for it. There's a better solution that won't require digging up your entire yard: relining. This is where the pipe remains in the ground, but the inside of the pipe is given a new lining that helps seal off any problems like cracks. [Read More]

A Guide to Understanding & Treating Frequent Toilet Clogs in a Commercial Bathroom

If you own a restaurant and provide a bathroom to your patrons, it is important to be aware that maintaining those facilities can be quite challenging. For example, due in part to the heavier and rougher use of public restrooms, clogs are a very common problem. Being able to use specific plumbing tools to find blockages, imperfections, and perforations in a pipe often requires the extra training that plumbers receive. [Read More]

The Pros And Cons Of A Straw Erosion Control Blanket

If you have a slope in your backyard or elsewhere on your property, you know that rain can slowly erode the slope over time. This can cause water to puddle in your yard, or worse, flow towards your home. Planting grass or other plants on the slope can help control some of this erosion. The root systems help to stabilize the slope, while the plants and roots also absorb some of the water. [Read More]