Iron Bacteria in Well Water

Iron Bacteria in Well Water

The following article relays my recent experience with iron bacteria in well water, or as I like to call it; iron algae. Keep in mind that I never get to go see the easy water treatment systems that work without a problem. My normal experience is mediation between the homeowner and contractor without knowing anything […]

Easy Garbage Disposal Installation

Easy Garbage Disposal Installation

Now a single person can perform an easy garbage disposal installation with the Plumber’s Third Hand. Helpful Holds the garbage disposer sink strainer securely in place from above during the installation process. Efficient Leaves two hands free for the installation of the factory-supplied gasket, triangular flange, mounting flange with screws, snap-ring and the factory supplied […]

Bathroom Workbook: 8 Elements of Farmhouse Style

Bathroom Workbook: 8 Elements of Farmhouse Style

Bathroom Workbook: 8 Elements of Farmhouse Style The American “farmhouse bathroom” is a bit of an oxymoron. Most original farmhouses were built at a time when the only bathroom was an outhouse. And when farmhouse owners did eventually bring plumbing inside, they didn’t actually build a bathroom; they took over a spare bedroom or other […]

Flood Buzz Pro Low-Cost Water Leak Alarm

Flood Buzz Pro Low-Cost Water Leak Alarm

The Flood Buzz Pro low-cost water leak alarm is a simple device that alerts a homeowner to a water leak.  This alarm can be used in a variety of applications: water heaters, sinks, sump pumps, laundry rooms, hydronic heating systems, windows, toilets, water heater pans and HVAC condensing pans.. The Flood Buzz Pro has 2 […]

Homeowners Onsite System Guide from NOWRA

Homeowners Onsite System Guide from NOWRA

Homeowner’s Onsite System Guide and Record Keeping Folder from the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA).   To view the full article and record-keeping form, click here.   A Guide to Your Septic System Read and follow the Dos and Don’ts list provided herein: DO: Conserve water to reduce the amount of wastewater that must […]

Using a Toto Washlet

Using a Toto Washlet

Toto’s S300e and S350e Washlets have several advanced features that offer many benefits to the user. Best of all, using a Toto Washlet has never been easier! Toto Washlet Features: Washlet cleansing with 5 spray settings Instantaneous water heating Built-in air deodorizing system S350e has auto open/close function Illuminated remote control with magnetic wall mount […]

Drainfield Media and Design

Drainfield Media and Design

Eljen Corporation specializes in Drainfield Media and Design. Below are 2 case studies of how Eljen was able to offer unique wastewater solutions to their customers.   Multi-stage filter system installed on small restaurant site Problem: A pizza restaurant on Chincoteague Island, Va., wanted to repair an existing failed wastewater system. The site, located along […]

What is a Socially Sustainable Bathroom

What is a Socially Sustainable Bathroom

Independence is frequently lost because of difficulties using the bathroom without assistance.  Universal bathroom design should focus on keeping people independent. The seven principles of Universal Design have been developed by experts all over the world to help describe what we mean by Universal Design.  These points apply to all types of users including children, […]

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