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
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
Realtors always say when it comes to a home, location is everything; and nowhere is that more true than when it comes to your septic system. When designing the landscaping your primary concerns are probably centered on existing vegetation, soil drainage, usage and aesthetics. One thing often not taken into consideration, especially when deciding where to plant trees, is a home's septic system and drain field. A traditional septic system includes a buried septic tank constructed from concrete, polyethylene or fiberglass.
8 September 2015
As a homeowner, there are a number of different responsibilities that you have. While some are more obvious than others, you need to make sure that you are doing your best to take care of even the most intricate of details. One of those details that is often overlooked is that of the septic system. Even though you might think you know what is acceptable to put into it and what isn't, many people often end up putting items into their system that cause damage and clogging to occur.
2 June 2015