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Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?

March 2, 2022 3:40 pm Published by Writing Staff

  While it’s not exactly a conversation that you’d want to have at the dinner table, it’s something we all have in common: keeping clean in the bathroom. During the events of the past two years, people have gotten more adventurous with their choices, as they’ve spent more time at home than they’ve ever dreamed of. We’ve heard of many more people learning about the magic of bidets, but others still like to use traditional wet wipes—sometimes called flushable wipes. The problem arises when people believe that these wipes can go into your pipes, regardless if you’re connected to municipal... View Article

What to Know About Buying a House with a Septic System

December 31, 2021 9:00 am Published by Writing Staff

In the market for a new home? When you’re dreaming about your new home, chances are they don’t include homes with septic systems. Homes with septic tanks aren’t uncommon, particularly in more rural areas. If you’ve found the perfect property but you’re unsure of what to make of the septic system, here’s what you need to know. What is a septic system? Septic systems treat sewage waste from the home using a septic tank and drain field. As you send wastewater down the drain or flush your toilets, it’s sent through your home’s pipes and into a septic tank. In... View Article

Five Key Signs You Need a New Septic System

December 17, 2021 3:30 pm Published by Writing Staff

Wondering if your septic system has reached the end of its useful lifespan? A septic system that isn’t working right can cause extensive damage not just to your property but also to the environment. While septic system replacement is not a trivial expense, it may be a necessary one depending on your situation. Here are some of the common warning signs indicating that you need a new septic system. You’re noticing standing water with no apparent cause Noticing pools of water on your property even though there’s been no rain? A percolating septic system may be to blame. Pools or... View Article

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