Category Archives: sewer

Down in da bayou…

We have been looking at some property located in some rather soggy land, and some of that property is more than a little soggy itself.  That presents a lot of rather unique problems, especially in hurricane country, but it can … Continue reading

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Small thoughts on toilets and more

The composting toilet or alternative toilet search continues.  We don’t have a solution, we don’t have a plan.  I just think it is a ridiculous use of fresh, potable water to flush it down the toilet.  Especially since a “low … Continue reading

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Composting toilets or fancy outhouses?

Composting toilets are not all created equally.  Some of them probably use more natural resources to be “green” than the most old fashioned of flush toilets.  They also run a large range of price ranges, from the “Lovable Loo” at … Continue reading

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Why try living in a travel trailer?

Why try living in a travel trailer? It’s a very good question.  Most people have much less mobile lifestyles and more spacious homes.  There is no mistake, living in a travel trailer can be very cramped.  I’m learning that RV … Continue reading

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A lovable loo?

A couple of months ago, we had looked into the possibility of using a composting toilet in our travel trailer, which would greatly reduce our need for a sewer hookup.  However, upon pricing them, we reluctantly accepted the reality that … Continue reading

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