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What to Know About Your Septic Tank and the Environment

November 23, 2021 3:49 pm Published by Writing Staff

Many of us recycle plastics, reduce energy usage and save water to do our small part to help out the environment. But what about our wastewater? If your home or business has a septic tank, you may be wondering, “Are septic tanks bad for the planet?” As a leading septic system installation and maintenance company, we’re here to provide the answer. Are septic tanks bad for the planet? Luckily, the answer to this question is no! In fact, your septic system uses far less energy and water to treat wastewater than a water treatment facility, so your septic system is... View Article

Everything You Should Know About Bath Bombs and Your Septic System

November 23, 2021 3:49 pm Published by Writing Staff

  Sometimes a hot bath is the best way to relax after a long day. One way to elevate your bath is with a bath bomb. The calming essential oils and delightful fragrances in bath bombs help melt your cares away. Plus, the salts found in some products can soothe sore muscles. But before you plop a bath bomb in your tub, consider the toll it can take on your septic system. This post will cover the basics behind bath bombs and septic systems. Are bath bombs bad for your septic tank? We hate to be the bearers of bad... View Article

Preparing Your Septic System for the Fall Seasons

November 5, 2021 9:00 am Published by Writing Staff

There are plenty of fall cleanup chores to take care of around the house, from caring for your landscaping to cleaning gutters and protecting pipes. If you own a septic system, spending some time in the fall to winterize your system will keep it performing as well as it should throughout the coldest months of the year. What are the ways that you can prepare your septic system when it turns to fall? Here’s a look at how to get your septic system ready for the upcoming fall season: Insulate your septic system One of the most important ways that... View Article

Tips for Maintaining Your Aerobic Treatment System

October 21, 2021 3:45 pm Published by Writing Staff

How can you maintain your aerobic treatment system? These systems are much more complex than conventional systems, featuring a much greater number of parts, including electrical components and extra tanks. While aerobic septic systems are some of the most complex waste management solutions, maintaining them isn’t as difficult as it may seem. Here’s a brief guide on exactly what is necessary to maintain an aerobic treatment system: Keep watch for the alarm light Most aerobic systems are equipped with an alarm light that alerts you to potential operational issues. It’s best to check the light regularly, since finding a problem... View Article

How to Tell if I Need My Septic Tank Pumped

September 30, 2021 7:42 pm Published by Writing Staff

When your septic system is operating as it should, you probably don’t spend a whole lot of time thinking about it. However, it’s important to stay on top of regular septic maintenance so your septic system continues to avoid major issues. A properly maintained system should last you for decades. But if you start to neglect basic maintenance, including regular pumping appointments, you could have extensive (and expensive) problems on your hands. Most septic experts recommend septic tank pumping every three to five years, depending on the size of your household and the size of the tank. But there are... View Article