How to Know When You Need a Septic Company

Have you ever wondered what happens to the water and waste that gets washed down the sink? If you live in a rural area or a small town, chances are the water that is drained does not go directly to sewage treatment plants. Instead, the waste water from your home goes to a septic tank [...]

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3 Tips on Buying a Home with a Septic System

Imagine you have found your dream home and have soon learned that it has a septic system. Your nose may turn up at the thought of this, but it shouldn’t. Septic systems are environmentally friendly, they can have a long lifespan and it can cost you less money than being connected to a public sewage [...]

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Common Types of Septic Systems

Most homeowners do not have the option of choosing which septic system they want to use for their home, due to local codes and regulations. However, it is still a good idea to inform yourself on the different types of systems out there, if you do own a home with a septic system. Here are [...]

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Septic Systems: What Not to Drain or Flush

Oftentimes, we don’t think about what we are putting down the drains of our homes. This can be dangerous for the maintenance of your drains and pipes, but if you have a septic system, it can result in major septic issues. We have gathered a list of things you should never put down the drains [...]

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5 Common Myths About Septic Systems

In our line of work, we come across some interesting ideas about septic systems. While some are true, some myths are wildly inaccurate and can actually damage the components of such a system. Here are some common myths about septic systems, and whether they are true or not, so you can best understand how to [...]

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What To Look For In A Septic Tank Contractor

Just moved into a home with a septic system? Entering the world of septic tank ownership invites a range of new responsibilities that many homeowners have never faced. Because you probably don’t own septic tank equipment (or want to deal with that kind of mess yourself), you need to outsource this labor to a local [...]

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What To Do About Septic Tank Odor

Septic tank odors can be a smelly and embarrassing problem. For most homeowners, this isn’t the kind of problem you want to put off for too long as it could result in immediate discomfort or serious health hazards down the road. Foul odors can come from a variety of places within your home’s plumbing system, [...]

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How Often Should I Pump My Septic Tank?

As a septic tank owner, you NEED regular septic tank pumping to ensure that the home’s plumbing system is completely functional. This integral responsibility is as easy as calling a local septic contractor to take care of it in a single afternoon, while forgoing this routine maintenance can cause enormous problems. Neglecting to pump your [...]

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How Are Septic Tanks Pumped?

Getting your septic tank pumped is a big responsibility for many homeowners. Do you actually need to hire a certified contractor or is this the kind of job you can do on your own? Almost 100% of the time, this is never a do-it-yourself project. Pumping a septic tank requires specialized knowledge, expensive tools, and [...]

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What Are The Parts Of A Septic Tank

Septic tanks are much more than a simple vault below ground. The entire tank is a complicated system that uses gravity to feed water into the correct compartments and make sure your wastewater is being treated effectively. The septic system is made up of a series of pipes and tubes that run from inside your [...]

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