Monday, November 26, 2012

Bathroom Tip #401

Keeping A Fresh Sink Drain

  1. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Peel two lemons.
  3. Juice the lemons into the pot with water, add lemon peels
  4. Once the water and lemon has boiled for 2 minutes, remove the lemon peels.
  5. While the water is still boiling, slowly pour down the sink's drain.
Not only with this help to keep grey water moving down the drain, but it will leave your sink smelling lemon fresh.

*BONUS TIP: Rub fresh lemons around the sink to help loosen and remove dried toothpaste.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Leave Your Septic Tanks To The Professionals

Did you know that the United States has the most homes with septic systems out of any other country in the world? In fact many countries have banned the use of septic and cesspools outright, due to the fact that the homeowners would refuse to maintain them to the point where they became a public health concern.

While there is still concern of public health in the United States from cesspools, the continue to remain a legal and safe option for homeowners -- as long as they are maintained. Many people don't realize just how important septic maintenance is; the fact is that improper maintenance can lead to a very dangerous cesspool emergency.

Improperly maintained cesspools can lead to cesspool failure or even a full cesspool collapse. A collapse of the tank could lead to dangerous chemicals, bacteria, and waste to leak through the soil and contaminate groundwater. Also, in some recorded incidents, people in the vicinity of the cesspool have literally been swallowed alive by sinkholes as the tank collapses.

Cesspool collapses and leaks can easily be avoided by simply scheduling routine maintenance and cesspool pumping through a reputable cesspool service such as Quality Cesspool, which services a great many septic systems throughout Long Island, NY.

We have to face facts for a moment. A cesspool is a tank that holds the remnants of everything that gets flushed down the toilet -- it can be disgusting, to say the least. But thanks to the professional service technicians, you can avoid having to ever be anywhere near the pit by simply letting the professionals do it for you. It is affordable, and well worth the cost.

There are many professional cesspool service companies throughout the country, all of them make it their job to save you from having to do a dirty job... that job is all theirs, and they are greatful for your business.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Bathroom Window Treatments

Renovating your bathroom? Don't forget the windows.

One often overlooked item when people renovate their bathrooms -- or an room for that matter -- is windows. Products such as Hunter Douglas Long Island window treatments can add the perfect accent to really set off the color and style of your newly redesigned bathroom. LIWTS in Long Island, NY knows how curtains, short drapes, or even cornices can give the bathroom both privacy and a little pizzazz to that "hole in the wall."

So if you are renovating or are planning to renovate your bathroom, leave a little extra budget for window treatments and make sure that every inch of your bathroom redesign is covered.