The Benefits of Regular Drain Cleaning

Posted on: May 24th, 2018 by megan No Comments

As a homeowner with a septic system, one of the best possible investments you can make is in regular drain cleaning. A septic system drain, sometimes also called a septic system leach field or leach drain, is used to remove contaminants and impurities from the liquid that is filtered through the septic tank. Over time, […]

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Is Your Septic System Ready for Spring Showers?

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by megan No Comments

Spring is finally here! And while we know that you’re surely ready for the change of seasons, is your septic system ready for spring? Spring tends to bring a lot of precipitation in most areas. If you’re not careful, this additional precipitation can put additional stress on your septic system. So, what can you do […]

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4 Red Flags That Mean Your Septic Systems Needs Servicing ASAP

Posted on: March 16th, 2018 by megan No Comments

Getting your septic system serviced can be expensive. Many people worry about the cost and decide to put off calling in a professional, even if they think there could be a problem with the system. But sometimes, you simply can’t afford to put off septic tank care and maintenance. Here are the four septic systems […]

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Problems with Your Septic Tank

Posted on: February 22nd, 2018 by megan No Comments

It is no secret that septic tank repairs can be a major hassle. Serious septic tank problems take time – and not to mention often significant funds – to repair and rectify. That is why it is good to avoid problems with your septic tank in the first place. Believe it or not, the majority […]

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4 Ways to Conserve Water and Ease the Burden on Your Septic Tank

Posted on: January 16th, 2018 by megan No Comments

If your household runs on a septic tank, it is generally a good idea to try to reduce the amount of water you use. Septic tanks are designed to hold wastewater long enough that solids to settle to the bottom and oil and grease to rise up to the top, processes known as settling and […]

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Pumping Your Septic Tank: What You Need to Know

Posted on: December 28th, 2017 by megan No Comments

Septic tank pumping is essential to keep your system is proper working order. Basically, when wastewater enters your septic tank, it naturally separates into three different layers. Liquids settle in the middle of the tank and form a watery layer, while oils and fats rise to the top to create a layer of scum and […]

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Why You Should Get Your Septic Tank Serviced When Selling Your Home

Posted on: October 19th, 2017 by megan No Comments

When selling your home, it always seems that there is much to do and that your to-do list is never-ending. But if there is one thing you should make time for, it is getting your septic tank serviced. It is always a good idea to get your septic tank inspected and certified before putting your […]

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The Three Different Types of Septic Systems

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by megan No Comments

All septic systems aren’t created equally. While the basics of every system tend to be pretty similar, there are different types of systems out there that can affect the way wastewater is processed and effluent is distributed. So, what are the major types of septic systems? Let’s take a look.  1. Standard septic tank systems: […]

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What You Should Do If Your Septic System Fails

Posted on: July 19th, 2017 by mike No Comments

The majority of septic systems out there fail as a result of either unsuitable design or poor or inadequate maintenance. In the case of unsuitable design, it is often the case that soil-based systems with either a leach or a drain field are installed at a site with poor soil conditions, considerable slopes, or high […]

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Why Water Efficiency Is Good for Your Septic Tank

Posted on: June 12th, 2017 by mike No Comments

Between flushing toilets, running the dishwasher, doing loads of laundry, and taking showers, the average American household uses a lot of water. Did you know that the average water use of a typical single-family home is over 70 gallons per person per day? That means that the average family of four uses 102,200 gallons of […]

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