Keep Your Septic System Running Smoothly

You may not realize that you have a problem with your septic system until you need to have it worked on. There are many different things that can cause a lot of problems for your septic system. If you have problems with the system, the best thing to do is to have it pumped, but there are also some other things that you can do to prevent a few of the most common problems with a septic system. Read More 

Landscaping On Top Of Your Home’s Septic System’s Components

Just as you should care for your home's septic system by watching what you put down into it and pumping it out regularly, so too should you care for it by watching what you plant on top of its various components. This is very important, because if you place items that are too heavy or the wrong type of vegetation on top of a septic system's components, then you can severely damage their structures or their ability to correctly function. Read More 

Three Ways You Could Be Hurting Your Septic System Everyday

Because the septic system is largely unseen each day, it's not unnatural that it wouldn't be a topic that your family discusses regularly. Perhaps that's the reason that you could be doing some damaging things which could over time affect pipes, drains and the entire system. Take a look at these three common ways you could be making trouble. 1. You're Cleaning with Anti-Bacterials and Bleach Cleaning the home is a regular task in many households. Read More 

Tips to Unclog Your Septic Drainage Field

If you have a septic system, then you also have a drainage field. Septic drainage fields allow water and fluid wastes to flow out of the septic tank so the tank does not fill with water. Drainage fields are made up of channels that run beneath the earth. Each channel contains a perforated pipe made from PVC or polyethylene, and the pipes slowly release water into the ground. Sometimes, fluids do not seep into the ground like they should. Read More 

Signs Of A Septic Drainage Issue And How To Solve The Problem

Septic systems have two separate parts that work in conjunction with one another to deal with residential wastes. The first part is the septic tank that holds solid organic matter until it can be pumped from the container. The other part of the system consists of a drainage field. Drainage fields deal with all the water and other fluids that run through your waste system on a daily basis. The leach field will generally deal with fluids without much assistance, but the system may start to have a few problems that need to be addressed. Read More