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Roots: A Common Cause of Septic System Failure

March 4, 2020

There are plenty of ways a septic system can suffer damage, overflow or leak, and wayward roots is one of the most common ones. If you have roots in or around your septic system, you should have a plumber or septic system professional inspect your system at once—if your tank is allowed to leak, harmful disease-causing bacteria could be allowed to leach into the groundwater supply. Here are some of the ways roots can harm your septic system. Roots in the septic tank Tree roots can enter the septic tank in a variety of ways. Usually we see them enter... View Article

Septic Systems: Why Are They So Important?

February 19, 2020

Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment systems, usually used in rural homes that aren’t connected to the municipal sewer system. If you have a septic system, it’s important to keep your system well-maintained and in proper working order—leaks and malfunctions can have a severe impact on your health and the local ecosystem. The importance of septic systems is primarily due to their convenient, eco-friendly method of getting rid of human waste. How your septic system works A typical septic system consists of a holding tank and a drain field. Bacteria in the septic tank digests organic matter like food, human... View Article

True Refrigerators: Maintenance Secrets to Maximize Their Performance

January 15, 2020

True refrigeration units are some of the best commercial refrigerators around. Like any commercial fridge, they need to be cleaned and maintained regularly, but they require a little different care than you might find in general cleaning guides. Preventative cleaning and maintenance for True refrigerators is important—and if you need assistance or repair, call the friendly team at Rooter Express. Here is an overview on how to keep your True refrigerator in top shape. How to clean the condenser coil Your fridge’s condenser coil can attract a lot of dirt and grime, particularly if you have a fryer in the... View Article

Does Your Sink Spurt? Figure Out Why Your Faucet Leaks

January 1, 2020

A lot of sink problems are easy to identify—if water backs up in the drain, you probably have a clog, and if the faucet drips even when the handle is turned off, there’s a leak there. However, there are other types of faucet leaks that might not be quite so easy to spot. If you need help fixing your leaking faucet, don’t hesitate to call the professionals—Rooter Express can help you resolve the problem. Here’s an overview of what to check if your faucet seems to be leaking: Dripping spouts: If water is coming out of the faucet even when... View Article

Important Maintenance Tips for Commercial Fridges

December 15, 2019

If you operate a commercial refrigerator, you know how important it is to keep it in top working order at all times. That’s why Rooter Express has put together these commercial refrigerator preventative maintenance tip—no one wants to have to call a plumber, so performing regular maintenance on your commercial fridge can help you extend the lifespan of your appliance, and maybe never even have to call the pros for help: Keep it clean: Your fridge should be cleaned on a regular basis, inside and out—try doing it weekly or biweekly. Scrub the interior with a soft brush, warm water... View Article

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