Category: Septic Systems
Sewage in the House
If there’s sewage that has become visible in your home or business, you’ve got a problem. It is a problem that could cost you some money and needs to be addressed now before it gets worse. The good news is this: it’s not the end of the world. What you do next can help you […]
Do I Need a Septic Tank?
Building a structure with plumbing? Then you’re going to need sewage disposal. How that’s done depends on the location of your structure. In cities and towns, there are sewer systems responsible for handling waste disposal. Your home or property connects to a main sewage line, and your wastewater is taken to a wastewater treatment facility […]
Septic Maintenance Isn’t As Hard As You Think
Septic tanks, while not always exciting, are an essential part of your home. They require attention to continue to work correctly when properly maintained, can save you money. The most expensive way to deal with a septic problem is to avoid it and eventually have to replace your septic tank. The cost of replacing a […]
Signs It Might Be Time To Repair Your Septic Tank
As you probably know, your septic system job is to provide wastewater treatment to your home or commercial property. Most septic tanks can last for years or decades depending on proper maintenance for your tank. Septic tanks should be pumped every few years to ensure proper use. However, there are times you can find out […]
There are No Fairies Who Magically Pump Your Septic Tank
While we would never say this, the jokingly common misconception is that magic fairies come and pump your septic tank for you. We believe that just because we flush our toilets, take our showers, wash our dishes with no septic flow issues that there aren’t problems brewing. When was the last time you got your […]
Common Septic Tank Repairs and Costs
“How much is it going to cost me?” That’s the question most people jump to when something breaks. Sometimes they ask it before anything breaks. You want to be prepared for future problems if and when they arise. It’s an understandable precaution. Unfortunately, it can often be too difficult to determine. Take septic tank repairs, […]
Common Septic Tank Problems
No one wants septic tank problems. It’s a universal fact. They’re bad for you, for those around you, and for the environment itself. Yet, they still happen. And when they happen, it’s not because of random coincidence. There’s a cause that sets things into motion. Here are some common causes of septic tank problems so […]
Do I Need a New Septic Tank?
While a properly running septic tank remains largely unseen, it’s not something you want to forget about. Trust us when we say a septic tank issue is one of the last things you want. Smells start to arise. The lawn around your tank becomes soft and swampy. Drains begin to back up. Any and all […]
Dangers of Dirty Septic Tanks
When you start ignoring cleaning, maintenance, and repair, your septic tank gets very messy very fast. Cleanliness isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think of a septic tank, but trust us, there’s a big difference between a “clean” septic tank and a dirty one. Left unchecked, your septic tank starts to […]
Why are Septic Systems Necessary?
You have them. We clean them. But why are septic systems necessary? It’s a fair question, and a fun one that we decided to take up and write about today. If you are new to owning a septic system, or have just never really thought about the reason why your property has one, read on […]