Septic Tips

Tips for Hiring a Septic Tank Company

Having your septic system regularly and properly maintained is essential for it to function correctly on a day-to-day basis. It plays a key role in the cleanliness of your water, your property, and especially the longevity of your system. Replacing or repairing your septic system can be costly, so make sure it’s handled by certified…

Tips to Prepare Your Septic Tank For Winter

It’s that time of year again. Holiday season is just around the corner and that means cold weather, snow, and long lines at the stores. The sooner you start to prepare for the winter, the better off you will be. Your septic tank can be quite vulnerable during the winter months. Between heavy snowfall, freezing…

Things to Know About Aerobic Septic Systems

While homes are usually installed with their own Septic Systems, not all will have an Aerobic Septic System provided as well. If you are considering adding an Aerobic Septic System, there are several things you need to know when it comes to whether you need it or not. Installing the Aerobic system will bring in a higher…

Tips for Figuring Out if Your Septic System Needs Replacing

Diagnosing your septic tank issues can be difficult without the proper training. If you’re lucky, it could just be a broken pipe or as simple as pumping your septic tank. These issues won’t cost you more than a few hundred dollars each. On the other end of the spectrum, if your drain field needs to…

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…

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…

Should You Get Risers for Your Septic System?

Many people have heard about septic tanks, but many people know very little about septic tanks. Generally people learn about septic tanks once they own a septic tank and the tank has problems. When their septic tank has problems, people tend to learn that septic tanks are expensive, septic tank repairs are extremely expensive, septic…
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