Categories for Septic System Maintenance

Key Summer Septic System Tips

May 13, 2022 12:00 am Published by Writing Staff

Summer is quickly approaching, and those of us that have septic tanks need to take note. A septic tank is a great way to help you make sure your waste is gone, but you do have to ensure that it is clean and well cared for. Here are some summer septic system tips to keep your tank working well this summer season. Be Mindful of Rain With summer and spring comes more rain. This means that your leech field around your septic tank might be wetter than normal. If you are dealing with a septic tank field that is very... View Article

Common Septic System Issues

April 15, 2022 12:00 am Published by Writing Staff

If you are not a trained plumber, it can be tricky to know if there are issues with your septic tank. And if you stay in a rural area, you depend on the septic tank to dispose of any wastewater from your family. When septic water has an issue, your whole plumbing system can get compromised. Here are some common signs that your septic system has an issue: The sinks and bathtubs do not drain water quickly like they used to. Your toilet is slow to flush. Toilets or drains are backing up. Standing water near the septic tank or... View Article

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 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