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Water Softeners and Septic Systems: Do They Get Along?

For those that live in areas with high mineral content in their water, water softeners are key. But, for the population that also has septic systems, can you have both? Do water softeners and septic systems get along? Let's take a look at what a water softener is and how it works. While we are at, we will debunk a few myths and answer the question of if water softeners and septic tanks work together or against one another. What is a Water Softener? A water softener is a device used to "soften" or [...]

By |2019-11-12T20:11:15+00:00November 12th, 2019|Septic Systems|

Septic Systems and Laundry – Preserving Your Septic System

While the topic of septic systems typically comes up in association with your restroom, your septic treats ALL of the water from your home. Including the laundry room. Septic systems and laundry can have a complicated relationship, depending on your habits. Everyone has their own laundry techniques. However, practicing preventative, septic-safe habits preserves your septic tank and system. If you are looking for ways to keep your septic system working better and longer, look to your laundry room and habits. Septic Systems and Laundry — What You Need to Know to Preserve Your System [...]

By |2019-10-25T18:11:40+00:00October 25th, 2019|Septic Systems|

5 Common Septic System Misconceptions

It's no secret that your septic system is a vital component of your home's plumbing system. In fact, we have hundreds of articles about just that! To keep your septic happy and healthy, you want to follow the right tips, while ignoring septic system misconceptions. That's right. It's not just bigfoot that's a myth (although we know at least one person will want to debate that statement). Some septic myths are floating around, as well. Do you want to avoid spending thousands of dollars on a septic system repair? If so, keep reading to learn about five common septic [...]

By |2019-10-21T18:54:28+00:00October 21st, 2019|Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

3 Signs of Commercial Septic Problems

Commercial septic systems work similarly to their residential counterparts, quietly processing the waste from your establishment. Although both systems are designed using the same methods and principles, commercial septic systems break down far more waste than the septic system in your home. As a result, these systems are prone to wear and tear (and failure) if it isn't properly maintained. It's essential to know the signs of commercial septic problems before they become failures and repairs. Not only will this knowledge save your wallet, it potentially saves your business from having to close down while repairs are made. [...]

By |2019-10-08T17:53:29+00:00October 8th, 2019|Septic Systems|

Maintaining Your Restaurant’s Septic System

Your restaurant's septic system is a vital component of keeping your guests healthy and happy. While not at the forefront of your mind as a restaurant owner, your commercial septic system has the responsibility of processing all waste from your diners. A failing septic system can jeopardize your entire business. Here are just a few consequences of having a septic system malfunction. The backup of wastewater from your septic tank into your restaurant's drains and toilets. Adverse health effects from exposure to untreated wastewater. Hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars in septic system repairs. If you want to avoid these consequences, [...]

By |2019-09-30T16:12:10+00:00September 30th, 2019|Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

What to Expect During a Septic Pump-Out

If your septic tank is full and needs a septic pump-out, it's time to call your trusted septic professional.  However, if this is your first septic tank pumping experience, you may be a little confused about what to expect during the service. Knowing what to expect during a septic pump-out can save you time and give you some insight into how your system works. This guide will explain what you should expect when your septic tank needs to be pumped. What to Expect Before, During and After a Septic Pump-Out Expect the Service Provider to Ask [...]

By |2019-09-09T17:13:31+00:00September 9th, 2019|Septic Tank Care|

5 Signs of a Healthy Drain Field

Your home's septic system serves an essential function of processing all the waste and water that comes from your home or business. The drainfield, or leach field, arguably has one of the most critical jobs in the process as it performs the final cleanse and disperses the treated wastewater. And a healthy drain field does that flawlessly. The drainfield is a subsurface wastewater disposal system used by septic systems that removes impurities and contaminants from the liquids that emerge in a septic tank. If the drain field becomes damaged, it can severely reduce the efficiency and performance of your [...]

By |2019-08-23T16:14:23+00:00August 23rd, 2019|Septic Systems|

5 Signs of a Healthy Septic Tank

Your septic tank is essential for storing and breaking down the wastewater your home produces every day. Keeping your septic tank healthy not only keeps it working correctly, but it also prolongs it's life and saves you money. For this reason, knowing the signs of a healthy septic tank helps you stay on the right track. 5 Signs of a Healthy Septic Tank Your Lawn is Healthy, But Not too Healthy One visible sign of a failing septic tank is a disproportionately-green lawn. Since your septic tank and drain field exist below ground, the [...]

By |2019-08-19T19:02:02+00:00August 19th, 2019|Septic Tank Care|

3 Tips for Avoiding Septic Tank Repair

For homes with septic systems, septic tanks have the essential job of holding all waster and wastewater for treatment. And with it residing underground, the rule of thumb is consulting a professional when dealing with pump-outs, repairs, and maintenance. However, you should always be mindful of how your septic tank works. That way, you can adequately take the initiative if something is amiss. Below are three important things everyone should know about their septic system and how to avoid septic tank repair. 3 Things to Know About Your Septic System and How to Avoid [...]

By |2019-08-06T19:13:11+00:00August 6th, 2019|Septic Tank Care|

Prolonging the Life of Your Septic System & Septic Tank Care

Your septic tank serves a vital purpose in your household, and it must be cared for like any other important unit. Failing to care for your septic system properly can cause an expensive malfunction, repair, and a disgusting mess. It's one of the reasons we are always talking about proper septic tank care! In this article, you'll learn about four essential tips that help you prolong the life of your septic system. Septic Tank Care & Prolonging the Life of Your Septic System 1. Inspect Your Pump Frequently Septic systems are made up of [...]

By |2019-07-19T16:34:24+00:00July 19th, 2019|Septic Tank Care|