3 Reasons You Should Avoid Using Septic Tank Additives


Septic tank additives are chemicals that claim to help break waste down in your septic tank, reducing the frequency in which you need to have your septic tank pumped and cleaned. Since having your septic tank pumped and cleaned may be pricey, it can be enticing to try out these relatively inexpensive additives and reduce the frequency in which you need to maintain and pay for septic services. However, if something seems too good to be true, it usually is.

8 April 2018

3 Tips For Keeping Your Septic Tank In Good Working Order


If the home you are about to move into is equipped with a septic tank, you may have to adjust your daily water usage if you want to keep the tank in good working order. In addition to changing how you perform certain household tasks, you should also ensure that no one in your family dumps something down a drain that will not play well with the tank. To that end, here are a few tips to keep in mind to prevent damage to your septic tank.

14 March 2018

Tips for Providing Restroom Facilities for Your Visitors


If you are holding an event there's a way from town and has no public facilities available, you need a way to provide restrooms for your guests. There are several solutions that you may want to look into. From porta potties two bathroom facilities mounted on trailers, deciding which ones you need for your event might come down to cost and availability as well as the need for accessibility buy guest.

22 January 2018

Increasing Water Bills? Check Your House For Hidden Plumbing Leaks


If your water bills suddenly appear higher than usual, you might have hidden plumbing leaks in your home. Not all plumbing problems are easy to see or locate once they occur. Some leaks can occur deep within your walls and flooring, which can cause a significant amount of damage throughout your house. Here are places that might experience hidden leaks and what you can do to stop them. Where Do Hidden Plumbing Leaks Occur?

31 December 2017

3 Reasons Why Septic Tank Cleaning Is Not A DIY Task


Perhaps your septic tank is easy to access. maybe you've gotten a quote for professional cleaning and decide you want to save money. Whatever your reasons may be for considering a DIY septic tank cleaning project, it is best to take these ideas and stick them back on the proverbial shelf. Cleaning a septic tank is not a job for the faint of heart (or stomach), and there are really good reasons homeowners are perfectly willing to pay to have this dirty job done as needed.

5 December 2017

'Tis the Season: How to Prevent Septic Troubles During the Holidays


It's that time of year again. Time to start planning the family get-togethers. If you're going to be having out-of-town guests staying at your home during the holidays, it's time to start planning your septic safety too. The last thing you want is to deal with septic issues while you're trying to entertain your out-of-town house guests. Unfortunately, excess use during the holidays can put undue pressure on your septic system and lead to serious complications.

10 November 2017

Four Reasons To Use Vinegar To Clean Your Drains


If you have recently installed a septic tank system in your home, you are going to want to take the right measures to keep it clean and clean. This is going to help you avoid major repairs as long as possible while also prolonging the life of your septic tank system. One important way to care for your septic tank system is to avoid chemical cleaners and use vinegar instead. Here are four reasons why:

18 October 2017