• Septic Tanks 101: What You Need To Know

    Whether you already have a septic tank or are interested in getting one installed, the most important thing to understand is the maintenance process. Here is an introduction to the subject to help you get started. What Exactly Is a Septic Tank? You probably know that a septic tank is a type of waste disposal system. However, in order to keep one running and effective, you need to understand exactly what it is that goes on inside a septic tank. [Read More]

  • Answers To Three Questions You May Have About Septic Tanks

    Have you recently moved from a home in the city to a home in the country? Were you used to having your home hooked up to the city sewer system, but your new home has a septic tank? If you are a first-time owner of one, here are the answers to some questions you may have regarding septic tanks: How often do septic tanks need to be pumped out? There is no clear-cut answer to this question. [Read More]

  • Cesspool Maintenance Questions Answered

    Cesspools are commonly used systems for treating and disposing of the wastewater produced by homes. Unfortunately, cesspool systems are subjected to a constant barrage of waste matter, and if you do not keep the pool properly maintained, you may find that it stops working. Considering the importance of keeping this part of your home functioning, many new homeowners may have questions about this system.  What Problems Can A Cesspool Encounter If It Is Not Pumped? [Read More]

  • Residential Septic Tank Systems: Dos And Don'ts

    If your home relies on a septic system, then one of your responsibilities as a homeowner is to take care of your septic tank and system to avoid maintenance issues down the road. Of course, if you're new to owning a home with a septic system, there are some things you'll need to learn. Specifically, by knowing what steps you need to take to prolong the life of your home's septic system (in addition to which mistakes to avoid), you'll be in good shape. [Read More]

  • Wait Don't Flush It! 4 Things to Keep Out of Your Septic System

    Even though the septic tank and system is safely tucked out of sight, it is one of the most valuable components of your home. It is designed to last for a lot of years with little to no attention, but there are always things you can inadvertently do to cause problem. The easiest way to cause issues with your septic system is to try to get it to accept things that should not be flushed down the drain. [Read More]