Septic Tank Safety

If you ever needed any proof or understanding as to why it is better to call for someone who has training and knowledge on what to do when your septic tank isn’t working, then look no further than a recent collection of deaths in Poland. Seven people died trying to clean a septic tank, starting with one person and then each person went in for the other. This resulted in a lot of people succumbing to toxic fumes from the septic tank.
 
Sadly, this is not all that uncommon to see among people, even in the United States. You have a fair population that completely avoid wanting to touch anything to do with the toilet, and especially not septic tanks, so they always call an expert to help. But then you have the people who think they can fix anything, and without consulting anyone or taking major safety precautions they end up poisoned or worse.
 
It is perfectly okay to not hire a professional, though not recommended, if you think you can do it yourself. But at the very least taking safety precautions when it comes to handling septic tanks are important. You can catch hundreds of different diseases and parasites from bodily fluids and poop alone, but then sitting in a septic tank where other things can breed can lead to a lot of things no one wants to get near.
 
If you don’t think you can handle it, or just can’t take the right safety precautions then you should absolutely be calling a professional like Freedom Septic to handle anything to do with your septic tank including cleaning, which tends to be one of the more dangerous things. We have the right supplies and tools to make sure you don’t have to worry about having them. So stay safe, because poop happens, but it doesn’t have to cause harm to happen to you!

Operation and Maintenance Techniques for Septic Systems

The system used by your home to remove wastewater from bathrooms, kitchens and more is not highly visible, but it is crucial. Because many homeowners don’t exactly like to think about their septic system, often times regular maintenance of this system goes by the wayside. Today here on the Freedom Septic Service blog, we wanted… Read more »

Septic Tank Vs. Cesspools

Rural Areas across the world do not have the luxury of being directly connected to sewer pipes and must rely on other means of store and disposing on their sewage. A couple of alternatives are septic tanks and cesspools. What is your best option? What makes them different? Take a few minutes to educate yourself… Read more »

Restroom Rentals For Your Next Company Picnic

Most employees look forward to their company picnics. It is a time when everyone can have fun and let their hair down, while spending time with their families, as well as co-workers. Company picnics are great outings that include food, drinks, activities for the kids, plus sports and games for the adults. These outings are… Read more »

Freedom Septic at The Baltimore Bridal Show 2014

Rustic and Traditional weddings held in the outdoors make for a beautiful event that most won’t soon forget. With the outdoors, you can have the natural beauty of the elements, like a slight breeze or a red sunset. Moreover, the outdoor lighting offered by most venues is unequivocally gorgeous.   However… not all venues, like… Read more »

Fun & Silly Bathroom Facts

The bathroom, and going to the bathroom, is one of the most necessary human needs. We often take the room itself, and having use of it, for granted. Let’s face it, no one really talks about the bathroom, and especially NOT, what we do when we’re in there. Many years ago, and still in some… Read more »

Common Septic System Myths

Septic systems are complex, and many people have mastered the art of DIY septic repairs, which leaves them delivering advice. Our advice is, don’t take advice from anyone other than a trusted professional with experience. When many people believe a theory to be fact, it becomes a myth, and then even more people start to… Read more »

How to Win The Septic Tank Odor Battle

The term “septic” refers to something infected and putrid, so it’s obvious that caring for your septic tank isn’t a pleasant task. As much as it stinks (pun intended), getting rid of the odor is a simple as routinely cleaning the tank, and installing great odor suppression products. The Trick to keeping everything smelling fresh… Read more »

Portable Potties to the Rescue

Over the years, portable toilets have been advancing from the smelly blue tubes that are stationed around some event to something that is more akin to an actual bathroom you might find in any restaurant or public place. Instead of “Porta Potties”, they are more like portable restrooms, with full sinks and multiple urinals or… Read more »

Promote Proper Party Planning With Perfect Portable Potties!

Outdoor parties are the best, from holiday celebrations to memorable birthdays. However, the more guests you invite can mean severe problems for your household. A high volume of traffic translates into heavy treading on your carpets, knocked over trinkets, tracked in dirt, and overuse of the bathroom. Instead of watching the line form inside your… Read more »