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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|

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 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|

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|

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|

Rain and Drain Fields – What You Should Know

We may not be in the middle of Central Florida’s rainy season now, but it’s going to be here sooner than you think. Typically, for Clermont and surrounding cities, the wet season begins in the middle of May through October. If you have a septic system, you probably already know that large amounts of rain can affect how it operates. But, what about rain and drain fields specifically? One of your septic system’s most substantial parts is the drain field (or leach field), and it can take a significant impact from the rainy season. A drain field is the [...]

By |2019-03-22T18:01:23+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Septic Tank Care|