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Septic System Owners- Avoid These Paper and Bathroom Products

If you own a septic system, you’re probably aware that with the exception of toilet paper – no other paper or bathroom products should be flushed down your toilets. But did you know certain kinds of paper products and other bathroom products marketed as “flushable” could be problematic for your system? Read on to learn […]

When It’s Time to Repipe Your Septic System

Although you may not realize it, the pipes that make up your septic system are incredibly crucial to your everyday life. When they go bad, disaster can ensue, creating expensive and extremely inconvenient problems that can hinder your normal activities. So how do you know when it’s time to repipe your septic system?   How […]

Tips for Managing a Commercial Septic System

If you own a commercial property or manage one, it’s essential to understand how commercial septic systems work. Septic systems are highly regulated with permits and requirements that are checked frequently. Although commercial septic systems generally work the same as residential systems, commercial buildings produce much more waste and may need to be serviced more […]

If You Own a Septic Tank, You Should Be Familiar With FOG

FOG stands for fats, oils and grease. If you own a septic tank, it’s important to be aware of what items can introduce FOG into your septic tank and why you should avoid this if possible. Most FOG found in septic tanks originated from food. Too much of these substances can clog pipes, seep into […]

Do You Need a Septic Repair or a Septic Cleaning?

Owning a septic system comes with certain responsibilities. Part of those responsibilities includes regular maintenance and cleaning done by a professional septic system company. But how do you know if you need maintenance or repairs, or just a cleaning? Read on to find out.  How Often Should I Have My Septic System Cleaned? Regular system […]

Odors That Could Alert You to a Septic Tank Issue

Septic issues can be extremely inconvenient and expensive to fix. Thankfully, there are several signs that your septic system gives off before small problems become big disasters. One of the most obvious symptoms can be unusual smells coming from your home or your yard. Here’s a little bit more on those suspicious smells. A Rotten […]

How Snaking Can Benefit Your Septic System

You’ve probably heard of snaking, especially if you own a septic system on your property, but do you know all the benefits it offers? Read on to learn what snaking is, when it’s used and how it can benefit your septic system. What is Snaking? Snaking is the term used when referring to a tool […]

Most Common Mistakes Septic Owners Make

If you own a septic tank, it’s essential to take care of it. Neglected septic systems can lead to expensive and dangerous problems, including leaks and sewage backups. You may think you’re doing everything you’re supposed to when it comes to caring for your septic system, but are you? Here are the most common mistakes […]

Noticeable Symptoms of Septic System Issues in the Home

Part of owning a home with a septic system is paying attention to the signs it may be giving you that something is wrong. Thankfully most of these signs are pretty obvious, so you should have no trouble addressing them accordingly. Here are some noticeable symptoms of septic system issues in the home. Backups Inside […]

Why Your Septic System Needs to be Pumped Regularly

If you own a septic tank system on your property, there are specific responsibilities that come with it. The most important one is to pump your tank regularly. Is this really necessary? Yes, it is. Read on to find out why. What happens if you don’t pump your septic tank? A septic tank that is […]