Trashy Neighbors: Tips for Discouraging Unauthorized Dumping in Your Rented Dumpster

Whether it's time for spring cleaning or you're planning a home renovation, investing in a dumpster rental can simplify the waste-disposal process. Unfortunately, that open dumpster could look like an open invitation to your neighbors, especially if there's a fee for garbage disposal in your area. This can be costly to you since most dumpster rental companies charge by weight when they haul the unit off. That means that you're paying your dumpster rental company to dispose of your neighbor's garbage. Read More 

Own A Septic Tank In A Cold Climate? Should You Pump During Winter?

If you've recently purchased a home in a rural part of your county, you may be adjusting to life with a septic tank rather than a public sewer hookup. While a septic tank can be an eco-friendly and inexpensive way to handle your household's solid and liquid waste, a clogged or leaking septic tank can pose a number of issues -- from standing sewage in your yard to backed-up toilets and sinks. Read More