Monthly Archives: March 2019

How the Weather Can Affect Your Septic System

If you have a septic system, it’s important to be aware of how different temperatures and weather conditions¬†can affect it. It’s essential to be prepared for the unexpected and to know how to keep your septic system running in top shape. Here’s how different weather conditions can affect your septic system. Cold Temperatures Cold, winter […]

Are Septic Tank Additives Worth the Cost?

If you have a septic system or are thinking about installing one, you may have seen ads for septic additives that promise to save you money and allow you to avoid problems, but are they worth it? There’s never any replacement for regular pumping by professionals, and anything saying otherwise should be approached with caution. […]

Could State Inspections of Residential Septic Tanks Be Required?

Because of concerns of leaking wastewater into nearby water systems, many states are considering mandatory residential septic tank inspections. Environmental Concerns Septic tanks store wastewater in a large underground tank. When the tank isn’t pumped regularly or adequately maintained, raw sewage can leak into nearby groundwater as well as neighboring bodies of water. If leaking […]