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Signs Of A Faulty Septic System

I thought I had a septic problem when my toilet and sink wasn't draining properly. This suspicion was confirmed when sewer water started backing up in my bathtub. I figured that this was a job for a professional, so I called a local sewer service company. Sure enough, my septic tank was full and this was causing the problem. After having my tank pumped out, my drains run freely and my toilet flushes better than it has in a long time. My name is Wesley Hammond and the experience that I had with my septic system is the reason that I'm writing this blog. Since sewage backup in the house is very unhealthy, everyone should be aware of the signs of a faulty septic system. As you read these articles, you'll learn about the different types of septic system problems and how you can keep them from happening.


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Renting A Large Trash Bin For Your Home Cleanout Project

by Jacob Reed

Have you decided to clean out your home and finally get rid of all the trash that has been piling up? Renting a large trash bin or two is definitely the easiest way to dispose of everything quickly. Here are a few tips to help you with this endeavor.

1. Be realistic with your space requirements.

When you look at a cluttered room, it's easy to assume there's a ton of trash in there when, really, you will be saving some of those items and selling or donating others. Don't overestimate how much trash you really have, or you may end up paying for trash bins you don't use. Consider renting a smaller bin for the first day of your trash clean-out project and see how it goes. If you fill it up and need more space, you can always rent another bin the following weekend.

2. Have the bins delivered when you are ready to go.

Most companies have a limit as to how long they'll let you keep the trash bins. They might let you keep them for five days or a week -- but rarely any longer than that. So make sure you're ready to start your clean-out efforts as soon as the bins are delivered. If you're having friends over to help, make those plans in advance so you're not left with rental bins and nobody to help you fill them before they need to be picked up.

3. Put things into the bins neatly.

It's trash, so you can just toss it in the bin without thought, right? Wrong. If you just throw things in, they may take up more space and sit unevenly, so ultimately, you won't be able to fit as much in your trash bins. Try to place things in tidily in a way that minimizes the space you use. Consider cutting or breaking apart big, oddly shaped items so they fit better.

4. Pay attention to restrictions.

Every trash bin rental company has a list of things they do not want in their bins. Typically, these forbidden items include paint, chemical cleaners, batteries, and pesticides. If you try to dispose of a forbidden item in the bin, the rental company may charge you an extra cleaning fee or refuse to take your trash. So make sure you carefully review this list and keep those forbidden items out of your rental bins. 

Reach out to a bin rental service near you to learn more.