Fresh From The Homestead

SEPTIC SYSTEM DISASTER: How It Happens & What To Do About It

UPDATED 16May2018: Millions of people rely on septic systems to handle household waste water, and all these systems are an expensive time bomb waiting to explode. It’s not a matter of if your septic system will fail, but when the […]

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Q&A: Can you help me make sense of options for potlights? I’m confused.

Q: Can you help me make sense of all the options for potlights? I’m confused by all the choices, sizes and types. A: Potlights are also called recessed lighting in the industry, and they’re a terrific feature when used properly. But […]

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RURAL LIFE SKILLS THAT MATTER: A Dozen Tips for Water Wells, Septic Systems, Electricity & Food

Water wells, septic systems,  electricity supplies and food storage – these are four of the biggest  things you  need to deal with directly if you’re a hands-on person leading a hands-on rural life. And success is often based on specific […]

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