Categories for Septic Services

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

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

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

Essential Dos and Don’ts of Maintaining Your Septic System

August 31, 2021 8:28 pm Published by Writing Staff

If you own a home, you likely understand that there’s a certain amount of maintenance involved with keeping everything functioning and looking nice. You probably mow your lawn, pull weeds and paint your house. But have you ever thought about the proper ways of maintaining your septic system? When functioning correctly, septic systems offer a crucial service. They take wastewater away from your home and store it safely and sanitarily. But septic systems aren’t indestructible, nor are they garbage cans. Here are some septic system dos and don’ts that are essential to maintaining a healthy septic system. Do There are... View Article