ARTICLES

A percolation test is a simple test of how fast soil can absorb water. It is performed before installing a dry well to ensure that the dry well can fulfill its purpose of transferring extra surface water deeper into the ...

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Percolation is part of the water cycle that occurs after precipitation and before storage during which water filters down through aerated soil due to gravity. After percolation, water is stored in groundwater reservoirs ...

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Percolate means to filter or trickle through a porous substance. Two examples of percolation include ground coffee in a filter or rainwater through soil on its way to an aquifer. The word comes from Latin "perc?l?tus," m...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

As of October, 2014, an official perk test, also known as a perc test or percolation test, costs anywhere from $100 to $1,000, while an unofficial perk test costs anywhere from $25 to $100. A perk test measures how effic...

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As Repair 2000 points out, when a dryer fails to dry clothes it normally has a problem with the lint filter or vent. Other causes for dryers that won't dry include issues with the heating element, temperature sensor or t...

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A dryer can take a long time to dry clothes if the vent that leads outside is blocked. This causes moisture-laden air to become trapped in the dryer with no place to go.

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When a GE dryer appears to only dry clothing efficiently on a high setting, there may be an obstruction in the ductwork, the lint filter may need to be cleaned, or there may be too many items in the dryer. If the washer ...

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