Are Septic Tanks Dangerous?

Are Septic Tanks Dangerous?

Septic tank systems are essential in several inhabited regions where municipal sewer lines and treatment plants are not entirely practical due to low population. As such, individual homes or properties need to install dedicated on-site septic tank systems. Septic...
Here’s Why You Have Two Septic Tanks

Here’s Why You Have Two Septic Tanks

Your home or building facility may either have an on-site wastewater management systems (your septic system) or you are connected to your municipality’s sewer system.  All property owners are served best to know if their property has a dedicated septic system or...
How Much Weight Can a Septic Tank Withstand?

How Much Weight Can a Septic Tank Withstand?

It is extremely likely that your home or business establishment has a septic tank, but the important question is do you know where it is located? Your septic tank is buried under your property and is made of either concrete, fiberglass, or polyethylene. It is...
Do Septic Tanks/Systems Leak?

Do Septic Tanks/Systems Leak?

Perhaps you’ve noticed sewage seeping out and contaminating your soil. Or perhaps you are noticing slow drains and flushing, especially in rainy weather. These are highly undesirable situations to be in and they could be indications of problems with leaks in your...
How to Keep a Septic System from Freezing

How to Keep a Septic System from Freezing

Worries over a frozen septic system loom large for most as winter approaches. Dry soil, very cold temperatures, and a lack helpful snow layer over an extended period of time can all conspire to freeze up your septic system. A frozen septic system can lead to problems...
Are Septic Tank Filters Necessary?

Are Septic Tank Filters Necessary?

Are Septic Tank Filters Necessary? That is exactly what we will cover in this article. Your septic tank is either a large concrete or plastic container that is installed underground for the purpose of holding and treating wastewater that flows from your home or...
Can a septic tank be moved?

Can a septic tank be moved?

If you are planning to do a major renovation or remodeling of your residential or commercial property, knowing the location of your septic tank system is one of the most important first steps, deciding if can and should move a septic tank is another. A septic tank is...
Are Baking Soda and Vinegar Safe for Septic Tanks?

Are Baking Soda and Vinegar Safe for Septic Tanks?

One of the questions people have around their septic systems is around what kind products are safe to use, today we will be answering that question for Vinegar and Baking soda. Vinegar and baking soda are often used as alternatives to synthetic chemicals and cleaning...
Can Heavy Rain Affect Septic Systems?

Can Heavy Rain Affect Septic Systems?

We all should really be keeping tabs on the weather, especially if you have a septic system on your property. Septic systems are designed to handle water in high volume. However, heavy rain and the excessive water it brings can overwork your septic system. Without...
What is a Septic Aerator & Why are they Important in Aerobic systems?

What is a Septic Aerator & Why are they Important in Aerobic systems?

In this article, we will discuss Septic Aerators, what they are, what they do, and why some septic systems need them. To better understand aerators you must first understand how septic tanks use microorganisms to process waste, and the difference between aerobic and...