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The 6 Types of Septic Tanks: Explained

The 6 Types of Septic Tanks: Explained

Septic tank systems are on-site underground wastewater treatment systems, dedicated to individual properties. Septic tank systems are typical in rural areas where there are no centralized sewage systems servicing the municipality. Septic tanks digest organic matter...
7 Common Septic System Problems (And How to Fix Them)

7 Common Septic System Problems (And How to Fix Them)

Septic tank systems are built to be safe and reliable on-site systems for waste treatment. However, septic system emergencies and problematic issues are not totally impossible – especially if proper and routine cleaning and care have been falling short. We will...
Why Your Septic Tank is Smelling & What to Do About It.

Why Your Septic Tank is Smelling & What to Do About It.

A well-maintained septic tank is generally free from odor, and so if you begin to notice a foul smell inside your home, out on your yard, or within the area near your drainfield, you should take it as an indication that there’s a problem within your septic system....
8 Best Toilet Papers for Septic Systems

8 Best Toilet Papers for Septic Systems

A lot of us would typically regard toilet paper as just that: toilet paper. But finding the best toilet paper for your septic system is very important and shouldn’t be taken lightly. A responsible home or business property owner would, on the other hand, not...
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...