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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|

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|

RV’s and Septic Systems

It's summertime, which means vacations and family camping trips! Some of you may like camping with just a pack and tent on your bike, while others of you may enjoy the outdoors from the luxury of an RV. Yes, recreational vehicles. They're home on wheels, complete with bedrooms, a kitchen, and (that's right) a bathroom. This means that RVs come with their septic systems. You'd be surprised to learn that you can apply your knowledge of residential septic systems to your RV's system. But, there is always room for a few new tips about RV's and septic systems. Let's [...]

By |2019-07-12T18:26:00+00:00July 12th, 2019|Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

8 Things to Do After Your Yard Floods

Florida’s rainy season is right now, and it’ll last until October. So let’s get ready to weather the storm for a couple of more months that way you know what to do if your home and yard floods. Florida is vulnerable to flooding with tropical storms, hurricanes, and almost nightly thunderstorms. When flooding happens the first thing you think about is your house. If you’re a homeowner with a septic system, you also need to prepare for if your yard floods. Unfortunately, there isn’t much that you can do to prevent flooding, but there are things that you can [...]

By |2019-07-02T18:25:34+00:00June 17th, 2019|Septic Systems|

Septic Systems and Drinking Water

Groundwater makes up the majority of Florida's drinking water. There are a lot of factors that can go into the quality of your drinking water – storms, runoff, seasons, sediments, and nutrients, also on that list, septic systems and drinking water. According to the Florida Department of Health, Florida is home to 2.6 million septic systems in the United States. This means that Florida makes up 12% of the United States' septic systems. Therefore septic system health and clean water quality should be a high priority for septic owners. If you're a septic system owner, you're probably asking what [...]

By |2019-06-07T18:39:03+00:00June 7th, 2019|Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

Why Commercial Septic System Maintenance Matters

One of our favorite topics at Advanced Septic Services is septic system maintenance. Maybe because it's essential to the health and longevity of your septic system. Our articles often discuss residential properties, but what about commercial septic system maintenance? Commercial septic systems are a whole other ballgame, operating on a massive scale compared to their residential counterparts having larger septic systems, pipes, and drain fields. Also, different businesses, whether it's an apartment complex or an auto shop, have different system requirements, from grease traps to stormwater run-off. Because the septic equipment and the amount of wastewater, commercial septic system [...]

By |2019-05-31T18:45:01+00:00May 31st, 2019|Septic Systems, Septic Tank Care|

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|

6 Things to Know About Commercial Septic Systems

Infrastructure is an essential part of any commercial property. However, we often don’t think about all of the planning that goes into a new restaurant or a local park — this includes commercial septic systems. Clean water and a fully functioning septic system are highly regulated with permits and requirements by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Program, including those with commercial systems. If you already own commercial property, you are more than well aware of these requirements. However, what if this information is new for you or if you're in the process of opening [...]

By |2019-04-25T18:51:13+00:00April 25th, 2019|Septic Systems|

Septic and Sewer Systems: What’s the Difference?

Often, the words septic and sewer are thrown around in topics regarding wastewater treatment. These words may seem like they’re the same thing, but they’re not. Sewer and septic actually refer to two different types of systems. Although both types of systems serve the same purpose, wastewater, and drainage treatment, their scales and operations are entirely different. To put it simply, the type of wastewater treatment system you have depends on your property’s location and municipality. Let’s take a moment to go over the differences between septic and sewer and each types pros and cons. [...]

By |2019-03-08T18:16:50+00:00March 8th, 2019|Septic Systems|