Understanding Septic System Problems

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Understanding Septic System Problems

After we moved into a home with a septic system, I realized that we had to do something to understand what to expect. We started reading more and more about septic issues, and before we knew it, we had our first problem. Fortunately, because we were prepared, we didn't have to second guess our decision to call a repair person. Now when we have septic system issues, we don't worry as much about it and it is a great feeling. This blog is all about understanding common septic system problems and knowing how to fix them the first time around.


The Benefits of Installing an Eco-Friendly Septic System

4 September 2023
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As a responsible citizen of the world, it is your duty to take care of your environment and work towards sustainable living. Your everyday choices have a massive impact on the planet, and one such choice you can make is installing an eco-friendly septic system. Not only does it help preserve nature, but it also has several advantages for homeowners. This blog discusses the benefits of installing an environmentally-conscious septic system. Read More …

Why These Things Affect Septic Systems

10 August 2023
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The septic system works efficiently and safely if you treat it well. For example, you should control the wastes that enter the septic system. Below are things that should not enter the septic system. Hot Water Hot water from swimming pools, bathtubs, or other sources should not end up in the septic system. For one, the septic bacteria responsible for breaking down waste are living things. Like most living things, the bacteria survive best within certain temperature ranges that the hot water might exceed. Read More …

Does A Sewage Backup Mean Your Septic System Needs Repairs?

28 July 2023
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Septic systems are a surprisingly trouble-free way to deal with wastewater in areas where municipal sewer hook-ups may be unavailable or cost-prohibitive. However, these systems are only reliable when well-maintained. A poorly maintained septic system can often be a source of major trouble and can even lead to major damage if it causes sewage to back up into occupied spaces. Unfortunately, many people may delay dealing with septic problems because they fear the cost will be too high. Read More …

Go Below The Surface: 4 Reasons To Keep Your Drains Clean

30 June 2023
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If you want to keep your home clean and sanitary, you need to go beyond surface cleaning. That includes adding drain cleaning to your list of household chores. Luckily, you don't need to clean the drains by yourself. You can hire a plumber to clean the drains for you. If you're not sure you need to clean your drains, read the list below. Here are four reasons to add drain cleaning to your annual home maintenance list. Read More …

What Happens During A Septic Tank Pump

14 June 2023
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Are you new to owning a septic tank and the time has come to have it pumped to remove the solid waste? If so, you'll definitely want to know more about the process so that you have proper expectations for what happens.  Preparation The process starts by locating your septic tank. This is typically done with some common sense and some probes that will go into the grass to find the tank underneath. Read More …