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10 Tips For Septic Tank Inspections When Buying a House

One of the most costly mistakes that our Clermont FL septic company sees with home sales is not taking time for septic tank inspections when buying a house. When it comes to out of sight and out of mind, your septic system should not fall into that category. Failing to inspect and discuss the septic tank system with the owner could cost you thousands of dollars after you own the property. When you hire a home inspector and they tell you they have concerns about the septic system, don't feel like you could lose the house if you stir up [...]

By | 2017-06-29T20:59:03+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

Choosing Septic Safe Laundry Soap and Dishwashing Detergent

Does using septic safe laundry soap really matter? Yes it does and here's why. The tank in your home septic system works with the ground soil and organic bacteria to filter the waste water leaving your home before it returns to the ecosystem. The soil is in a sense the final filtering system that removes bacteria and pathogens from getting into groundwater, and you might be disrupting that delicate process by using harsh dishwashing detergents or laundry soaps. Not only could you be polluting the ground water, but those harsh cleaning agents in those products could also clog the septic [...]

By | 2017-05-04T18:00:00+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

5 Appliances That Could Be Hurting Your Septic System

With the increase of high capacity appliances in the home these days, you could be hurting your septic system without even knowing. By the time that you realize the combined impact of all these appliances, you may be knee-deep in waste calling a septic professional for an emergency repair. In our local area of Clermont FL we see two primary factors impacting the health septic systems, increase in unwanted solids and excessive water flow. While these can hurt the function and flow of the septic system, it can also affect the way the septic tank treats household waste. Rather than [...]

By | 2017-04-28T20:14:06+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

How To Disguise Septic Tank Covers and Systems

While Septic Systems can help your wallet and are great for the environment, they aren’t the ideal lawn decoration. Luckily, they are pretty easy to cover up, so they fit seamlessly in your yard.  Here are the Do's and Don'ts on How To Disguise Septic Tank covers. The Don’ts Of Septic Tank Disguise Improper decoration and disguises can lead to some problems, including ruptured pipes in the drain field and tank. If you aren’t sure where your system is located, it is best to call your service technician to understand the lay of the land before beginning decorations. Here are [...]

By | 2017-04-27T21:54:01+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

Water Saving Tips for Septic Owners

Water conservation isn’t just about the environment; it’s also about your wallet. Why not kill two birds with one stone using these water saving tips for septic owners? Whether you live in an area with city water and sewer or have a private well and septic tank system, conserving water can save you money and reduce the demand for ground and surface water. Here are some of our easy-to-implement water saving tips. Why Saving Water is Good for Your Septic System All pipes lead to your septic system. The less you push through those pipes, the less your system has [...]

By | 2017-04-18T20:10:48+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

When To Avoid Septic Tank Pumping

A Simple Guide to Understanding When To Avoid Septic Tank Pumping An older fragile septic tank should be inspected before pumping. When there is an issue with your septic tank system, many homeowners think they should have the tank pumped to avoid further complications. While pumping is recommended in most situations, there are some conditions where you should avoid pumping a septic tank. If you have questions or concerns, calling Advanced Septic Services of Clermont FL should be your first course of action. When It's Best To Avoid Pumping Your Septic Tank 1. When the area around the [...]

By | 2017-03-10T21:08:51+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

Septic Tank Humor and Funny Truck Signs

Starting in the the second grade and staying true through adulthood, there's one simple truth: everyone laughs (or at least groans) at a good bathroom joke. Here's a collection of septic tank humor and funny septic truck signs from around the web. Septic Tank Humor Septic tanks pumped. Swimming pools filled. Not the same truck. Do Not Flush: Sanitary Products, Used Diapers, Tissues & Q-Tips, Cotton Balls, Kittens & Puppies, Tiny Humans or Hopes & Dreams. The grass is always greener over the septic tank. - Erma Bombeck The only reason your neighbor's grass is greener is because their septic [...]

By | 2017-02-24T14:45:57+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

3 Simple Ways To Locate Your Septic Tank

When you know exactly where the septic tank is located on your property, it can make it easier to perform regular maintenance. There is going to come a time when your tank is going to need to be inspected, pumped, and maintained. Ignoring inspections and maintenance and waiting until the system has a visible problem will significantly reduce the lifespan of the entire system in addition to creating a potential health hazard. 3 Ways To Locate Your Septic Tank Even though septic tanks may be difficult to find buried underground, the following steps will help you locate your septic tank [...]

By | 2017-02-24T14:41:45+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

Bacteria In Septic Tanks – Don’t Upset The System

Although their work is not glamorous, bacteria in septic tanks are the work horses of your system. Keep the bacteria in your septic tank happy and healthy. While inspections and pumping go a long way, many are surprised to find that your septic tank is a living organism—at least the bacteria living there are. With trillions of bacteria naturally present and working to decompose the solid waste in your tank, it is important to know how to take care of them without upsetting the system. What Are The Bacteria Living In Your Tank? Bacteria are separated into two [...]

By | 2017-08-22T17:45:51+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|

Septic Owners Beware Of Flushing So-Called Flushable Wipes

Cleaner. Fresher. Flushable. Two out of three things are correct when it comes to the newest bathroom craze - flushable wipes. With companies claiming “flushable”, “septic safe” and “dissolves as easy as toilet paper” plainly on their products, its becoming a big problem for septic systems and sewers alike. To State It Clearly— Don't Flush Flushable Wipes. Tests done by *ConsumerReports.org, independent labs, and home mythbusters clearly reveal the problem. When mixed with water, most toilet paper breaks apart in a matter of minutes. Not true with the so-called flushable wipe. Even after placing wipes in a blender for over [...]

By | 2017-01-10T17:59:09+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Septic Tank Care|