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

How A Video Inspection And Hydro-Jetting Can Solve Your Drain Pipe Clogs


If your toilets are not flushing and if you have water backing up into your tubs and sinks, there is a good chance you may have a clog in your main sewer line. No matter what steps you take to prevent this from happening, you are still at risk for clogs developing in this line. If this happens, you should hire a septic company to perform a video inspection of your line and hydro-jetting services to clean it out.

27 September 2017

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