septic tank

Health Hazards of Cleaning Your Septic Tank

Proper maintenance should be of the utmost importance to any septic tank owner. A properly functioning septic tank separates sludge from wastewater, the latter of which is then pumped out into the drainfields. The sludge that settles at the bottom of the septic tank must be pumped out regularly to avoid any malfunctions. The perceived…

How Low Flow Toilets Affect Your Septic Tank

The toilets in many American homes are only replaced when they malfunction. Toilets are one of the most overlooked household items when it comes to water preservation. A homeowner looking to save water will most likely replace their washing machine before they replace their toilet. This is helpful, but your toilet continuously uses more water…

How Often Should I Pump My Septic Tank?

Septic tank maintenance is based on a few different factors, such as the size of the tank, the levels of scum and sludge, size of household, and the method you choose to determine when to pump the tank. The amount of time that has passed between pumps and inspections is also worthy of consideration. Septic…
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