Maintaining A Septic System


If you are on a septic system it is very important that you take care to maintain the septic system, or you could end up in a very stinky situation. If the septic system backs up or stops working, then you may find yourself in your own waste. The good news is that there are some different actions that you can take that will help you maintain your septic system. These actions are simple and yet they are effective.

7 August 2017

Top 4 Reasons To Schedule Regular Septic System Inspections


Septic systems are very effective at managing waste for homes that are not connected to a municipal sewer system. But a homeowner can't ignore a septic system--regular inspections are needed in order to ensure that a septic system continues to work properly. There are a number of reasons to contact septic services to schedule regular inspections. Take a look. Detect Clogs Clogged pipes within a septic system can wreak havoc if they go undetected and grow larger in size.

13 July 2017

When Septic System Solids Become Too Solid: What To Do


Let's face it; septic systems hold human waste, otherwise known as pee and poop. While it is easy for urine to pass through the system to a drainage field or be pumped out without many problems, it is feces that can create problems. Solid waste (a.k.a., poop) can build up, break down, fuse and create a mass that does some really bad things to your septic system. Here is what you can do, both prevention and repair-wise, with regards to solid waste becoming too solid in your septic tank.

27 June 2017

It's Going To Get Cold: 3 Steps To Help You Avoid Septic Troubles This Winter


It might be summer now, but winter will be here before you know it. If you've got a septic tank in your yard, now's the time to start preparing for its cold-weather care. You might not realize this, but winter can wreak havoc on your septic system. You don't want to be stuck with septic problems in the dead of winter. Luckily, with some careful preparations, you shouldn't have to. Here are three steps you can take to avoid septic troubles this winter.

5 June 2017

Keeping A Septic Tank Up And Running


Having problems with your septic tank is not a very fun time. There is nothing quite like having sewage in your home. Most of the time septic problems are completely avoidable. There are aspects of a septic systems that will help you keep your septic system up and running at a high level. The good news is that it is usually very easy to keep your septic system clean and working.

17 May 2017

Tips For Combating A High Water Table For Your Septic System


If you're building a new home on a plot of land that the city sewer system won't cover, you'll need to consider a septic system installation instead. Septic tanks are a convenient alternative, but they aren't without their own special considerations. For example, if the property has a high water table, you need to consider how that water table will affect your plumbing. Here's a look at some of the basics you should understand about high water tables and their effect on septic systems.

29 April 2016

The Essential Facts You Should Know About Septic System Care


If you are one of the millions of households that rely on septic systems for water treatment, care and maintenance is essential to avoid costly problems. You may want to know things like what can and cannot go into a septic system or when your tank needs to be pumped. There is also the issue of cost of maintenance and installation of a new system. Here are some of the facts that you will want to know about your septic system:

2 January 2016