Signs of Drainage Problems in Your Yard

It's the end of August in Florida. That means hot weather, afternoon storms, and hurricane season. While Florida's soil can handle the rain, once you make changes and add some landscaping, it may not be as ready to handle the downpours. For septic owners, that spells trouble. With the last treatment using the ground's natural filtration, if your yard has drainage problems, that could mean contaminated water isn't getting treated before entering the groundwater. Your Septic System Requires Good Drainage Flooding can be disastrous for your septic system and the effective treatment of wastewater. After solids [...]

By |2021-08-28T18:56:53+00:00August 26th, 2021|Lake County, Septic Systems|

Central Florida Natural Attractions

Florida is home to more than beaches and coastal towns. In fact, some of the best natural attractions can be found in Central Florida. So when you need a break from Disney World and the bustling city, a relaxing float or hike is never too far away.  Central Florida Natural Attractions While Orlando and the surrounding area are known for amusement parks and city attractions, the area has a lot more to offer. The Central Florida natural attractions provide residents and visitors a ton of outdoor activities and relaxation without the two- to three-hour drive to the beach. [...]

By |2021-05-17T19:06:39+00:00May 17th, 2021|Lake County|

Lawn Treatments and Septic Systems

You may think that having a septic system means no more lawn treatments, weed killers, fertilizers, or chemicals. And would that mean the end of a green, healthy yard? The answer is, lawn treatments and septic systems can get along, as long as you do it right! While lawn treatments don't necessarily damage septic systems, it takes sticking to proper remedies and correct use frequency. Today we will focus on finding the safest treatments for your yard and how to integrate those treatments into your routine in a way that keeps your septic healthy. [...]

By |2021-03-23T21:24:59+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Lake County, Septic Tank Care|

Warm Weather and Septic Systems

Many folks are still surprised to hear that when it comes to wastewater treatment and septic systems, the process relies heavily on natural processes and bacteria. And temperature can affect how well those bacteria can break down waste in your system. So, some weather and septic systems work better. But, is it better to be warm or cold? Bacteria in Your Septic Tank & How They Operate Inside your septic tank are anaerobic bacteria, and they are thriving in a healthy septic tank.  Why? Because they have a seemingly unlimited food source — your waste. [...]

By |2020-08-10T17:50:59+00:00August 10th, 2020|Lake County, Septic Systems|

Finding a Good Septic Company

Hiring a septic company is an important decision.  As a delicate and vital system in your household, your septic tank needs to be installed and serviced correctly to remain functional.  Whether you are purchasing a new system, or replacing an older one… you want to make sure that your money is well-spent, and that you’re not wasting it on a contractor who isn’t going to put your best interests first.  In other words, you need to make sure that your septic contractor is the best in the business.  Asking as many questions as possible before you start the job [...]

By |2020-04-28T16:13:31+00:00April 28th, 2020|Lake County, Septic Systems|

Recent Florida Septic Legislation to Protect Waterways

There are many reasons that maintenance on your septic system is a top priority. Routine maintenance means that your septic system will be working correctly, saving you time and money down the road. Both are great things for the homeowner. However, that's not the reason for Florida septic legislation and laws. The third reason for regular check-ups on your septic system is to prevent groundwater and environmental contamination. Malfunctioning, broken or improperly installed septic tanks can leak harmful raw sewage into our drinking water sources. If the contaminants make it into a larger body of water, it makes the [...]

By |2019-05-09T20:16:29+00:00May 9th, 2019|Lake County, Septic Systems|

Stormwater and Commercial Properties

As we approach Florida’s rainy season, it’s essential to consider the impact of stormwater and how to manage it. After a storm, the rainwater needs to be absorbed back into the environment. Usually, this happens through ground absorption, and in natural landscapes, this stormwater nourishes plants and animals while replenishing ground water. However, the runoff from an urban environment and commercial buildings is much different in that it picks up pollutants and debris on its way back into surrounding bodies of water. This can be an issue because untreated urban stormwater can impact the environment negatively. All of these [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:14:09+00:00April 19th, 2019|Commercial Buildings, Lake County|

2018 Clermont Holiday Events

It's officially holiday season! And there is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than joining the Lake County community at these Clermont Holiday Events. So grab the family and check a few boxes off of the "Things to Do in Clermont" list by attending tree-lighting ceremonies, running around town (literally), listing to live music and more. 2018 Clermont Holiday Events Light Up Clermont, Holidays Around the World When: November 30, 2018 - December 1, 2018 Friday, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm and Saturday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Where: Historic [...]

By |2018-11-28T20:09:37+00:00November 28th, 2018|Lake County|

6 Summer Septic Tips to Avoid Problems

Summertime is meant for family, vacations, and barbecues. It’s easy to get behind with responsibilities, especially your septic system upkeep. Don’t wait until the day of the big pool party to deal with a clogged toilet or septic system. Now is an excellent time to think about what you can do to prevent septic system problems, starting with these summer septic tips. Caring for your Clermont home septic system is key to having a fun and memorable summer. Below we’ve provided you with a convenient list of six summer septic tips to help you take care of your [...]

By |2018-07-13T17:07:35+00:00July 13th, 2018|Lake County, Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

2018 Summer Events in Clermont, FL

With the summer heat upon us, the time for summer fun is here! Luckily, summer events in Clermont, FL are easy to find and there is something for everyone. From family-friendly community festivals, to weekly Farmer's Markets, to live music at the local winery, Clermont has something for everyone this summer. Summer Events in Clermont, FL 2018 Cool Sommer Mornings Spring Triathlon & Duathlon Series When: June 2, July 14, August 11 & September 8 Where: Waterfront Park, 100 3rd Street, Clermont, FL 34711 Cost: Event Dependent, Free for Spectators Enjoy themed races this year for Clermont's Annual Triathlon and [...]

By |2018-05-22T14:26:57+00:00May 21st, 2018|Lake County|
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