Gail Jacobs

Potential Causes Of Constant Problems With Your Small Home’s Septic System

If you have been having constant problems with your septic system and you live in a small house, your troubles could be caused by one of the two scenarios below. Tank Is Too Large For Your Home When your sewer lines back up every month or so, it is possible that your septic tank is too large for your home. While this may seem to be a contradiction, the size is important for maintaining optimal function of the system. Read More 

How To Repair Alligator Cracks In Asphalt

If you have a crack on your asphalt driveway that looks similar to the scales on a reptile's back, that is known as alligator cracking or crocodile cracking. It is a type of fatigue cracking that usually happens due to deterioration of the asphalt over an extended period of time. Here are some tips for repairing the cracks so you don't have to replace the entire driveway. Prevent Further Cracking Read More 

How To Repair Minor Cosmetic Damage To Your Wood Garage Door

Minor damage, such as small cracks and holes, can have a huge impact on the way your wood garage door looks. Thankfully, repairing this type of minor cosmetic damage can be much easier than many homeowners realize. In fact, even the most novice DIY enthusiast will be able to complete this job without the need to hire a professional contractor. The step-by-step guide below can help you to accomplish this task. Read More 

Replace Your Shingles With Solar Shingles For Easy Solar Power

More and more people are turning to clean energy alternatives. One of those is solar power. You can use solar power as a supplemental power source, or you can use solar power as your sole power source. It used to be that if you wanted to use solar power, your only option was to use large solar panels on your roof. However, there are now alternatives such as solar shingles. Read More 

Flush Away Drain Clogs, Not Time And Money

It's one of the most common yet universally-despised guests a business or homeowner can encounter: the dreaded slow-moving or completely clogged drain. Discovery is typically followed by a brief period of denial. If I give it an hour or two, that standing water will disappear on its own. Or, I'll use less water so the drain can catch up. But sooner or later reality sets in. That clog will require attention. Read More