Categories for Septic Maintenance

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

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

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