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Septic Tank Care and Repair Tips

Having a septic tank can be a huge asset for your home. But if you don't maintain your tank or system, it can experience serious problems and possibly fail. I learned this the hard way a year ago. I had a tank installed on my farm to save money on expenses. I became so busy with taking care of the farm that I forgot to care for my tank. The lines in my tank clogged up and created a backup in the drainfield. The clog also caused blockages in my plumbing pipes, which eventually cracked and leaked. I called septic tank services for help. The contractors explained why it's important to maintain my system and how. Now, I want to share those tips with you through my blog. I hope that you learn as much about your system as I did.


3 Things To Avoid Doing When You Wash Clothes And Have A Septic System

If you've recently moved into a home with a septic system, there are a few important things to understand about how your laundry usage can affect the septic tank and drain field. Septic tanks work to contain, filter, and drain the wastewater you use, which of course includes water from your washing machine. Here's what you need to avoid doing so your septic system functions properly.  Do not use too much detergent Read More 

A Helpful Guide When Choosing A Septic Tank Installation Company

If you live out in the country, your property may need a septic tank for waste. For this investment, you'll need to hire an installation company to complete the extensive setup. Choosing the right company is possible thanks to this guide.  Consider the Amount of Experience Installing septic tanks on residential properties involves a lot of steps. You want the installation company that comes out to be well equipped to handle these steps competently, which really depends on their experience. Read More 

A Few Times You Need To Rent A Toilet

While you probably take having a toilet for granted, there may come a time when your toilet isn't working properly or you need more than what you have in the house. Luckily, there are companies that offer toilet trailer rentals so you never have to worry about people not being able to go to the bathroom. You will be surprised at what you can get. It does not have to be a small cubicle you can barely turn around in with a toilet and nothing else. Read More 

Make Sure To Maintain Your Septic Tank Regularly

When your septic tank breaks down or overflows, it can make a huge mess in your yard. It can end up costing you a lot of money and a whole lot of work to repair everything and clean up the mess. There are things that you can do to help make sure that you don't end up with that problem. One of them is to have your tank pumped out regularly. Read More 

Do You Need To Schedule Drain Cleaning? 3 Potential Problems Homeowners Should Consider

In most homes, the plumbing system is largely ignored, at least until it no longer works properly. Sometimes, homeowners may not even really notice that their toilets require double flushing to clear or that the kitchen sink is taking longer to drain. But these occasional occurrences are often a sign that clogs are forming somewhere in the drain or lateral lines of your sewer system. Unfortunately, when the small signs of plumbing problems are ignored, the issues can become large and very expensive to remedy. Read More