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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.

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DYOSTH–Digging Your Own Septic Tank Hole

3 March 2018
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So, the old septic tank has to come out, and you need to relocate the tank. It sounds financially painful. Actually, it does not have to be. If you can get the septic installation contractor to mark off the area where the new tank has to go, you could DYOSTH-- Dig Your Own Septic Tank Hole. Here is what that would look like. Begin Shoveling With the new tank area marked off, you need to grab a spade and several digging shovels to get started. Read More …

Two Basic Options In Rental Toilets For Your Construction Site

3 March 2018
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If you'll soon start work on a construction project, one thing you'll need to do is arrange for portable toilets for the crew. You have different options for different construction situations and to accommodate crews of various sizes. Here's a look at some portable toilets you can have delivered to your construction site. Basic Individual Portable Toilets Basic toilets can be placed anywhere you need them, so they are ideal for providing toilets in several places on your site. Read More …

Tips For Surviving Your Septic Tank Cleaning

3 February 2018
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Septic tanks, for obvious reasons, do not smell like beds of roses. In fact, it is a wonder that your septic tank cleaning crew can even tolerate the odors. If you remember what your tank cleaning experience was like last time, you might be wondering if there is any way you can survive the smells this time around. Here are a few helpful tips to survive this, and future, septic tank cleanings. Read More …

Got A Minor Leak? Reasons You Should Not Put Off Repairing It

27 December 2017
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There are a number of reasons why you may be thinking of putting off a minor leak in your home. You may think that a dripping faucet is not that big of a deal, or you may not have the money to repair a pipe that is slowly dripping under your sink. However, regardless of why you are putting it off, you may want to rethink that, and get it repaired. Read More …

Three Tips For Knowing When Your Septic System Needs To Be Serviced

13 December 2017
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Problems with your home's septic system can lead to potentially hazardous conditions, extensive property damage and major disruptions to life inside the house. While there are many homes that will rely on the use of a septic tank to meet these needs, there are a few situations where you should immediately seek professional help to diagnose and repair the issue. Slow Drains And Toilets When a septic system becomes compromised, the drains and toilet may be among the parts of the home that experience problems first. Read More …