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Three Reasons Why You Have Standing Water in Your Yard

October 16, 2020 4:56 pm Published by Writing Staff

Standing water is never a good sign when you have a septic system. It’s often a sign you need septic maintenance or repair. However, there are times when you do not require septic system repair, but rather some adjustments to your landscaping and drainage capabilities. No matter the reason, standing water is still a danger and an eyesore. Here are three reasons why it happens and what you can do about it: Full septic tank: If you do not remember the last time you pumped out your septic tank, standing water may indicate that it’s full. Liquids build up and... View Article

Will I Need Excavation for My New Septic Installation?

September 14, 2020 8:44 pm Published by Writing Staff

A septic system installation in Southern Texas can be a serious job. Digging and installing a major home system like this is nothing to trifle with, so it’s important to understand what could be necessary if you opt to have such a system put in on your property. Many times, excavation will be a required part of this process, so it’s important to understand what this might mean. Working with a qualified partner like Countryside Construction Inc. can be a big help in many ways, because we are up to speed on all local codes and regulations, allowing you to... View Article

What Type of Septic System Is Best to Install?

September 2, 2020 8:39 pm Published by Writing Staff

While many people have the opportunity to connect their homes to municipal sewage systems, others need to have their own private solutions in place. Septic systems are one way in which household waste can be handled, and they represent an integral part of your home’s health and stability. Choosing the type of system and the technology that you want to rely on is a big step, so it’s important to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each type of septic system installation in Southern Texas before making a decision. Here’s a closer look at some of the variables to take... View Article

Dos and Don’ts of Aerobic System Maintenance

August 14, 2020 7:21 pm Published by Writing Staff

Your aerobic septic system needs repair and maintenance in Texas in order to keep it functioning as smoothly as possible. Your aerobic system is designed to handle human waste, water and toilet paper only, so if you’re not exhibiting the utmost care, you may run into problems. Here’s an overview of what to do and what to avoid in order to keep your aerobic septic system operating in top condition. Aerobic septic system things to do Hire a licensed inspector for routine maintenance: Your aerobic system needs to be inspected about once every four months. Always make sure you hire... View Article

Conventional Septic System Design Basics

August 7, 2020 7:19 pm Published by Writing Staff

Many of us take our wastewater systems for granted, especially if we’re used to being part of a municipal sewer system. However, some homes are too far away from sewer lines to get rid of wastewater that way, so a septic system is a must. When you’re building a new home, proper septic system design in Texas is a must. Here’s what you need to consider in order to build a system that can handle your waste efficiently. Tank The most important considerations for your septic system’s tank are size, location and retention time. When it comes to size, you... View Article