About Me
Protecting The Environment

About a year ago, it occurred to me that the land we lived on was pretty polluted. I didn't know what to do, but I knew that the first step should probably be cleaning up all of the trash that the land had accumulated over the years. We started to work together to tidy things up, and even though it was challenging at first, it really came together after a few months. We were able to remove pounds and pounds of garbage, and then we started thinking more seriously about saving power indoors. I wanted to start a site for anyone out there who needs to protect the environment.


New Well Owner? Why Well Maintenance Is Crucial

13 July 2018
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

if you recently acquired property with a well on the premises, you may have concerns about how to keep your well in good working condition. Although wells can be excellent sources of water, they require a great deal of maintenance to stay functional and to keep your water healthy. Here's why well maintenance is crucial to keeping your water safe.  What's Well Maintenance? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that every well owner inspect, check, and test their wells thoroughly every year. Read More …

No More Sewer Smells In Your Home

4 April 2018
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

There is no reason that your home should ever smell like an outhouse. Unfortunately, there may come a time in which you catch whiffs of sewer odors and can't figure out where those smells are coming from. Do you buy a new plug-in fragrance device to cover up the smell? Well, that's a start, but you must find out where the gasses are coming from. It's not healthy for you to continue living with your home filling with sewer gasses. Read More …

Dealing With The Heat: Storing And Carrying Your Portable Generator In Summer

26 March 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Portable generators are very convenient and help you keep the power on when no other sources are available. But these generators do not react well to heat, and you need to find storage spots that will not accidentally lead to damage while the generator sits until you need it next.  Excessive Heat Is Bad, Even for Solar Solar generators and panels have a reputation of being very sun-resistant. After all, there are huge arrays of panels in the deserts of the southwestern United States. Read More …

What You Should Know About Smog Testing

17 March 2018
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

It's something that you may have seen while out driving. A cloud of smoke or smog coming from the tailpipe of the car in front of you. Vehicle emissions can have a major impact on air quality, which is why smog testing is becoming more common throughout the US. In many states across the US, cars need to meet certain emissions requirements in order to be considered road worthy. This means that cars need to pass smog testing on a regular basis. Read More …

Permits, Certifications, And Licenses Associated With Septic Tank Installation

13 March 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Installing a septic tank for the first time seems like such an easy process, right? It is not as simple as you would like to think. For example, there are a number of permits and licenses involved before you can even begin to use your new septic system. Certification and Licensing for the Contractor Every state requires that a septic installation contractor is licensed and certified. That is one license and one certification right there before your septic project even begins. Read More …