Categories for Septic Tank Maintenance

Reasons Your Septic System May Be Leaking

March 3, 2022 9:56 pm Published by Writing Staff

As a homeowner, you may start to notice septic system leaks periodically. You want to repair the problem right away and ensure you avoid septic leaks in the future. There are several reasons why your septic system may be leaking. Below are the most common reasons causing this issue and what you can look for moving forward. 1. Old and Damaged Septic Systems The pipes in your septic system can be damaged and be the reason for the leaks you have. If you have an old septic system, the pipes will corrode and rust over time. In order to rectify this issue, you... 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

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

How to Prevent a Clogged Drain

September 17, 2021 7:41 pm Published by Writing Staff

Clogged drains can cause backups and overflows into your home. The good news is that there are plenty of steps you can take and clogged drain remedies you can employ to prevent these issues altogether. Here’s a quick look at how to prevent a clogged drain so you can avoid backups and keep your plumbing operating smoothly: Throw food scraps in the garbage: Even if you have a garbage disposal, it’s important to remember that the garbage disposal is not a substitute for a garbage can. Throw your food scraps in the garbage as much as possible. If you don’t... View Article

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