Seeing Green: Do Your Research Before Setting Your Heart On A Sustainable Roof

It's time to replace your facility's roof and you're determined to install a green system on top of your building. You know a sustainable roof can help your building stay cooler, and it helps the environment. But unless you live in a city like Toronto where there are rules and guidlines in place concerning green roof installations, you may be wondering what type of green roof is best for your location.

Decorating Your Roof For The Holidays? Tips For Avoiding Roofing Damage

As the end of November shifts the holiday focus to December, you may be thinking about putting up holiday decorations. If your Christmas decorations include anything rooftop-perched, it's important that you are cautious and take the necessary precautions to protect both yourself and your roof. Before you bust out those decorations, here's a look at some safety tips to avoid accidents and roof damage. Personal Safety Measures Don't underestimate the importance of your shoe selection when it comes to caring for your roof.

Septic System Dos And Don'ts

Have you recently purchased or rented a home that makes use of a septic system rather than a sewer system. If so, you should know that the way you use and maintenance this system can have a huge impact on how long your septic system will last. Furthermore, you should know that a failure to use this system properly can quickly result in an overflowing septic tank that will leave your yard and home covered in raw sewage.

Dealing With A Clogged Sewer Line: Know Your Options

Plumbing problems often strike when you least expect it and, of course, when they are the least convenient. However, when it comes to a clog in your main sewer line, no time is particularly convenient. After all, a basement filled with dirty water and sewage is never fun. When sewer line disaster does strike, you need to know what options are available to you to deal with the problem. This way, when you talk to your plumber, you will already have an idea of what you need in mind.