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What is Blue Green Algae and How You Can Prevent It

Blue green algae is the most diverse group of algae on the planet, containing over 7,000 species. Although in small amounts, blue green algae is harmless, more significant amounts can cause all kinds of health issues for humans like skin irritation, flu-like symptoms, and even more severe conditions. Green algae is also toxic to pets, […]

Sounds You Should and Shouldn’t Hear From Your Septic Tank

When it comes to owning a septic system, it’s important to know what is normal and what is abnormal, so that you can spot problems before they become big issues. No matter what kind of plumbing or septic system you have in your home, you’re bound to hear some strange sounds from time to time; […]

The Different Types of Septic Systems

Septic system designs vary all over the country. The specific model used for a particular property depends on household size, the type of soil on the property, the slope of the lot, weather conditions, and local regulations, just to name a few. Each different type of septic system requires specific care and maintenance. Here’s a […]

Common Things Identified During Septic System Inspections

Owning a septic system comes with specific responsibilities, such as regular pumping and inspections. If you haven’t had your septic system inspected in over a year, it’s definitely time. So, what can you expect during a septic system inspection? And what kind of things are commonly found? Here are some common things identified during a […]

Importance of Knowing Where Your Septic System is Located

Your septic system is complex. When it functions correctly, you have a safe and happy home. When something is wrong with your septic system, it could be disastrous. To keep your septic system functioning correctly, regular maintenance is needed. But how can you maintain your system if you don’t know where it’s located? Let’s go […]

How Garbage Disposals Help Your Septic System

If you own a septic system, you’ve probably been warned against using a garbage disposal. The truth is, garbage disposals can be entirely safe for use if you have a septic system. In fact, a garbage disposal can even be helpful. Let’s take a closer look.   Don’t Use Your Disposal as a Garbage Can […]

Why Your Septic System May Be Filling Too Quickly

Septic system issues are incredibly inconvenient and can potentially be expensive to fix. A common problem that can lead to costly repairs is your septic tank filling too quickly. Let’s take a closer look at why your septic system may be filling too quickly, and how to prevent this from happening again. Water Flow from […]

New Septic Tank Installation Process

Are you thinking of having a septic tank system installed on your property? Or maybe you already have one and are curious about the process. Whatever the reasons, here’s a closer look at the installation process for a new septic tank.   Evaluate the Space Before any work begins on your new septic tank, the […]

Liquids That Could be Damaging Your Septic System

Septic tank systems work well when they’re cared for properly. Unfortunately, many homeowners aren’t aware that certain liquids could damage their septic system. It’s important to remember that all the water in your home ends up in your septic system, so this includes any liquids that you are pouring down your drains. Here are some […]

Testing Septic Tank Drinking Water

If you have a septic tank system and also get your drinking water from a private well, it is essential to maintain your septic system, so your water stays safe to drink. A leaking or damaged septic tank can leak toxic wastewater into your groundwater which could potentially contaminate your drinking water. Read on to […]