Maintenance

What You Need to Know About Septic Additives

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Over time, just about any septic system requires some maintenance. This is because as homeowners continue to flush their toilets, take showers, and pour things down their drains, things like grease, oil, fat, and heavy solids will accumulate in their septic tanks. Normally, the bacteria that naturally grows in your septic tank will break up…

Top 3 Things You Should Know About Your Grease Trap

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A grease trap is a device in your home’s plumbing that is designed to intercept most solids and greases and separate them from the rest of the wastewater before it makes it to your septic tank.If a grease trap stop functioning correctly very large amounts of solids and greases can be let into your septic…
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Maintenance Tips: How to Clean Your Grease Trap

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Grease traps are great for collecting FOGS (fats, oils, and grease). Occasionally, however, these systems must be cleaned to ensure proper safety standards and maintenance. Gently detach your grease trap lid using a pry par. Be careful during this process as the gaskets located beneath the grease trap cover may be damaged if not handled…

3 Major Toxins to Your Septic System

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While many homeowners don’t think about it, a septic system can actually be quite fragile. Whether you are the owner of a commercial or residential property, taking care of your septic system is not only important, but financially wise. A faulty septic system can incur thousands of dollars in repairs and replacements down the road.…

The Importance of Hiring an Experienced Septic Contractor

When it comes to maintaining the longevity of your septic system, one of the many principles we encourage are proper septic system care and maintenance. Taking the time to ensure that your septic system gets the proper care it needs is very important, but having the right professionals working on your septic tank is just…

3 Methods for Tackling Minor Drain Clogs

Clogged drains are major problems for many homeowners. Dealing with a clogged drain is a huge hassle, but there are some quick fix tips you can implement to loosen up the clog in your drain for improved function. Symptoms of clogged drains include lack of water flow due to blockage or slow water draining. Preventing…

6 Things That are Clogging Your Drains

Discovering that your home drain has become clogged can be a frustrating and challenging experience. When you begin noticing symptoms of a clogged drain, such as lack of water flow due to a blockage or slow water output, it’s important to act fast to prevent further blockage and potential costly damages. Since each clog requires…

Septic System Dangers: Grease Buildup

You can easily doom your septic system to failure by pouring grease and fat into it. Most residential septic tanks are designed to hold common sewage and household waste. The efficiency of a residential septic system depend on variants such as the number of persons in a household, quantity of water used, and the substances…
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