Four Essential Steps to Maintaining Your Septic System
2 March 2017
If you live outside of the city limits, you likely have a septic system to process your household sewage and waste water. These systems use helpful bacteria to create a self-contained eco-system that gradually breaks down and processes the matter and allows it to seep into the ground surrounding your property.
In most cases, a septic system is less expensive than using a city water system. However, a septic system requires regular maintenance in order to maintain peak performance and to last as long as possible.
Refuting Myths Concerning Septic Tank Care
5 January 2017
Problems with a septic system can quickly result in foul smelling and damaging issues for the home. Regular maintenance is vital for keeping your home's septic tank and system functioning correctly. Yet septic tank maintenance is often plagued by a prevalence of myths and misinformation that can prevent homeowners from being informed when they make maintenance decisions for their system.
Myth: All Septic Tanks Need To Be Pumped Every Few Years
Not Familiar With Septic Systems? 3 Signs Your Septic Is Having Problems
5 January 2017
If your new home is connected to a septic tank and you've never used one before, you've got some learning to do. Homes that are connected to municipal sewer systems have their household waste water and sewage flushed through the pipes and away from your home. However, with septic systems, household waste water and sewage is collected – and stored – in underground tanks.
To keep your septic system operating properly, your tanks should be emptied at least once every three to five years.
Tips For Avoiding Sewer Line Problems
3 January 2017
When a home is unfortunate enough to encounter problems with the sewer line, it can be possible for life inside the house to experience sudden and extremely disruptive problems. Protecting your house against sewer problems should be an important priority, but you may need to learn some tips to make this task easier for you to do.
Prevent Roots From Penetrating The Plumbing Pipes
Roots from the plants around your yard can be one of the more important threats to your sewer system.