What are the Different Types of Septic Systems? How are they Different than Sewer?

Septic systems and sewer systems are both used for wastewater management, but they operate in different ways and are suitable for different situations. Here’s an overview of the two and some common types of septic systems: Sewer Systems: Public Sewer Systems: In urban and suburban areas, public sewer systems are common. Wastewater from homes and businesses is collected in a network of underground pipes and transported to a centralized wastewater treatment plant. At the treatment plant, the wastewater undergoes various processes to remove contaminants before being discharged or reused. Septic Systems: Conventional Septic Systems: This is the most basic type of septic system. It consists of a septic tank and a drainfield. Wastewater from the house flows into the septic tank, where solids settle and are partially broken down by bacteria. The liquid portion then flows into the drainfield, where it is further treated by soil. Aerobic Treatment Units (ATUs): These systems […]

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7 Reasons You Need Title Insurance

Buying a home is an exciting and emotional time for many people. To help you buy, your home with more confidence, make sure you get owner’s title insurance. Here’s why it’s so important for you: 1.  PROTECTS YOUR LARGEST INVESTMENT  – A home is probably the single largest investment you will make in your life. You insure everything else that’s valuable to you—your life, car, health, pets, etc., so why not your largest investment? For a one- time fee, owner’s title insurance protects your property rights for as long as you or your heirs own your home. 2. REDUCES YOUR RISK  –  If you’re buying a home, there are many hidden issues that may pop up only after you purchase your home. Getting an owner’s title insurance policy is the best way to protect yourself from unforeseen legal and financial title discrepancies. Don’t think it will happen to you? Think […]

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Are You Picking the Right School – A FREE Analysis

Ahhhh, PCS season. Boxes, trucks and general chaos are everywhere. If you have school-age children, it’s also time to find your next awesome school. While the military will tell you when and where to go, finding a school is almost 100% on you. There are a lot of choices out there, but the first step to finding the perfect school is to narrow down your choices. Public or Private? This is the first main question to tackle. Let’s walk through the basics about both public and private schools to help get you started. Public Schools Every county, city, and town have public school systems. They are organized differently in different locations, usually by county, parish, town or region. Most districts will have three to four levels of schools: primary (PK-2), elementary (K-5/6), middle (5/6-8), high (9-12). These different groupings will be spread across three to four different buildings Some districts […]

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