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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|

Discover 12 Fun Things To Do In Clermont FL

Located just outside of the booming metropolis of Orlando, FL, the town and community of Clermont, FL is a change from their fast-tracked neighbor. With hills, groves and a quaint atmosphere, Clermont has a lot to offer its residents and visitors. Here is a list of our favorite things to do in Clermont FL. Discover 12 Fun Things To Do In Clermont FL #1 Experience Old Florida In Historic Downtown Clermont Founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1916, Clermont is one of Florida’s fastest growing cities. But, Historic Downtown Clermont keeps to its quaint roots with a scenic downtown center boasting [...]

By | 2017-05-18T17:52:21+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Lake County|

History of Septic Tanks and Sewage Treatment

For as long as humans have been around, so has human waste. The history of septic tanks and sewage treatment methods have changed from their humble beginnings of dumping into rivers to modern systems. The Indus Valley Rivers The Indus Valley civilizations and the surrounding Mesopotamian cities were dependent on the region’s rivers and fertile lands to survive. They would pull and divert water from the rivers for farming, drinking and other daily uses. However, the rivers were also their disposal grounds for human waste. For this reason, their disposal plan was one of the first in recorded history and [...]

By | 2017-05-12T17:07:48+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Septic Systems|

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|

Should I Buy A Home With A Septic System In Florida?

Perhaps you've finally found your dream home here in Florida but discovered it has a septic system and now you have reservations. You might be wondering "Should I Buy A Home With A Septic System?" The unfamiliar can cause some home buyers to fear the septic system versus the more familiar sewer system, but are they warranted? With some research and a good septic inspection, many buyers realize that a home with a septic system can actually be a wise investment. If your home has a septic system, you are more in control of the way wastewater is processed and [...]

By | 2017-05-30T23:17:12+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Lake County, Septic Systems|

Are Septic Systems Bad For The Environment?

The big question - "Are Septic Systems bad or good for mother nature?"  In a time where companies have exploded based on “Go Green” campaigns, it is not surprising that questioning your wastewater treatment system for its environmental impact is necessary. So the question deserves to be answered: Are Septic Systems Bad For The Environment? Bad Press Over the years, bad and undeserved press has plagued the septic tank industry. After quick periods of growth and sewage treatment plants not keeping up with rural developments, septic systems came onto the scene in the 1990s to fill the demand. With engineering being [...]

By | 2017-03-21T21:09:25+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Septic Systems|

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|