Maintenance

What to do for Your Septic Tank After a Flood

Hurricane season is in full swing. Storming and flooding are more common this time of year than any other, which is why it is most important to be aware of how storms affect your septic system. Flooding sufficiently saturates the soil and puts all septic system components in danger of dismemberment. The septic tank itself…

Preparing Your Septic System During Hurricane Season

It is important to know that hurricane season typically runs from June 1 – November 30. These tropical storms consist of excessively high winds and rain. Without the proper preparations and precautions, hurricanes can severely impact your septic system.  There are many things to consider before, during,  and after a hurricane to ensure a functioning septic…

What Should I Expect With a Septic Tank Cleaning?

Every septic tank owner should know that their septic tank requires regular pumping. Not doing so can result in sludge build-up and cause the tank to overflow. You can expect to spend a pretty penny on repairs as overwhelmed pipes will likely burst, and flood the drain field. Like with many other maintenance needs, homeowners…

Why Your Septic Tank Looks Full After Pumping

Septic tanks need to be pumped regularly for an efficient and healthy system. Have you ever looked into your tank after it was pumped and wondered why the water level was still high? Seeing a high water level can be concerning, especially if you are unaware of what occurs during the pumping process. Here is…

3 Tips for Maintaining Your Septic System in the Summer

Summer is creeping up sooner than you think. This is the time of year for much needed family gatherings and joyful outdoor activities. Who knows, the inviting weather may even persuade you to pick up a new landscaping project! The only concern that you may have leading into this season is bringing your warm weather…

Is Your Septic System Responsible for Your Clogged Bathtub?

Septic systems are designed to appropriately dispose of the wastewater in your home. They are mostly used in areas where the houses are not connected to a municipal system. It is important that all septic tank owners understand how they operate so that they can best identify what is at fault when their sink or…

Why is Sludge Building Up In Your Septic Tank?

Do you know the importance of keeping your clarifier clean? Failing to maintain your clarifier can lead to septic problems down the road; in fact, your system may even stop functioning altogether. To avoid expensive septic tank sludge or needing to replace your septic system entirely, you should consider keeping your clarifier in good condition.…

Getting Accustomed to Not Having a Garbage Disposal

Many people like the convenience of rinsing away leftover food down the drain with their garbage disposal. However, if you’re about to move into a place without one, then you’ll have to get used to throwing away your leftovers in a garbage bag. Living without a garbage disposal requires some adjustments to your usual routine.…

Preparing Your Septic Tank for the Summer

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy the warm weather with friends and family. It can also turn out to be a busy time of year with all of the events and gatherings that are occurring. You may be the one hosting these parties, so you will likely have extra visitors coming into your household.…
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