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What to Expect During a Visual Septic Tank Inspection

October 15, 2019

When you need a septic tank inspection, you’ll usually have the option to choose between a visual inspection and a full septic tank inspection. But what actually goes into a visual septic tank inspection? During a full septic tank inspection, the tank is pumped, while a visual inspection just goes over the basics to make sure the tank is working. If you’re buying or selling a home, a full septic tank inspection is the better option—in fact, you should have one done every three to five years. This will keep your septic system healthy and extend its lifespan as much... View Article

What to Expect During a Full Septic Tank Inspection

October 1, 2019

When you buy or sell a home with a septic tank, a full septic tank inspection is part of the package. But you should hire a plumbing contractor to do a full septic tank inspection every three to five years—it’s the best chance of catching problems before they become particularly expensive. There are two types of septic inspections: visual and full. Visual encompasses asking the owner some questions about the functioning plumbing and observing whether or not it appears to be working properly, while a full septic inspection digs a bit deeper. What happens during a full septic tank inspection... View Article

How to Deep Clean Your Garbage Disposal

September 15, 2019

For many of us, a kitchen garbage disposal is a convenient and fast way to get rid of food scraps that didn’t quite make it into the trash can. The more you use the disposal, however, the more likely it is that food bits will lodge themselves into the machinery and drain. This can cause a strong, unpleasant odor that you should address as soon as you notice it. While common, and generally not harmful, it’s unwise to let additional food particles build up in your sink and plumbing. With this in mind, here’s a guide to garbage disposal deep... View Article

Can I Use Toilet Cleaning Products for My Septic Tank?

September 1, 2019

If you’ve never had a septic system before, you’re probably unfamiliar with the unique, specific requirements they entail. Instead of your waste and wastewater going to a municipal wastewater treatment plant, it’s directed into a septic tank on your property where the water and waste are separated, and the water is released into the ground. That’s why it’s important to use septic safe toilet products—if you don’t, harmful chemicals could leach into the groundwater and poison the ecosystem. Safe products for your septic system In addition to using septic safe toilet products, you should endeavor to use them in all... View Article

Is Your Water Heater About to Fail?

August 22, 2019

Your water heater is responsible for heating the water that you use to bathe, wash your clothes, run your dishwasher and wash your hands. When this appliance isn’t functioning the way it’s supposed to, it can have a big impact on your day-to-day life. If you’ve noticed some issues with your water heater, you might be wondering whether it’s time for replacement or water heater repair. Read on to find out more about some common issues with water heaters and what can be done to address them to keep your water heater operating the way it’s supposed to: Water discoloration:... View Article

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