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Tools You Should Have in Your Septic Maintenance Toolbox

When it comes to building a solid septic maintenance toolbox, really most of what you need are basic everyday tools like a hammer and screwdriver in addition to just a couple more specialized tools. When it comes to a good toolbox, usually you don’t need anything fancy, you can do the vast majority of tasks…

Top Septic System Myths

Few things are surrounded by as much bad advice as septic system maintenance. There are many myths out there about how to maintain a septic system and some are more dangerous than others. These are the top myths about septic systems: #1 – If it Isn’t Broken, Don’t Fix It This couldn’t be further from the…

What You Should Know About Septic System Filters

A septic effluent filter (or a grey water filter) can substantially extend the useful life expectancy of a well-maintained drainfield and septic tank. Some individuals opt out of using a septic filter because they see it as just one more thing that will require maintenance. It’s true, if you don’t clean out your septic filter…

Should You Use a Hydro Jet?

Septic tanks require regular maintenance to function properly. At times, using cleaners or our premium products can be a great way to rinse and clean out any unwanted dirt and grime in your septic tank. However, sometimes your tank will require a little TLC when it comes to cleaning out your system. Conventional methods like…

Tips for Making Your Septic System Greener

Having a green home is more than just saving energy and turning off appliances. It involves your home as a whole, including your plumbing. In this day and age, we are more conscientious of our effects on the environment, so it’s important to practice these tips to make your septic system greener for your home.…

How to Spot Septic Leaks?

When we’re at home, we do everything in our power to maintain our living space. From conserving electricity to mowing our lawns, regular house maintenance is crucial for a welcoming environment and a safe home. However, one of the most problematic areas of home maintenance can be underneath your feet. Though plumbing may cause problems…

The History of the Septic System

While modern medicine is often given the lion’s share of the credit for improving health over the last century or two, other factors like cleaner water and proper sanitation have played at least as big a role in this event. Prior attempts at waste disposal were carried out by ancient civilizations, but the last 150…

How Much Do Septic Systems Cost?

Most homes that are built in metropolitan areas are connected to the city sewer system but homes that are built in rural areas are typically connected to a different system, also known as septic tank system. The size of a tank will usually be issued, specifying the number of bedrooms a house may have that…

Tips for Stopping Kids from Flushing Things They Shouldn’t

Toilets have been around for a long time. And almost as long as toilets have been around, kids have been flushing all kinds of crazy things down them. Kids love toilets like a toy because you can make just about anything disappear. If you are a parent, you have probably been ready to pull you…

What to Look Out for When Inspecting a New Home’s Septic System

Your septic tank is one of the most expensive appliances in your home. You should regularly inspect your septic tank to make sure that it is functioning correctly. A broken septic system may require costly repairs. Inspecting your septic system on a regular basis will ensure that you never encounter serious problems with it. A…
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