The septic tank for your new home is going to deal with waste and excrement. Obviously, you want it working well so the toilets and drains don’t “back-up.” Just like you’d have the roof inspected or make sure the heater works for the home, it’s vital to know the condition of the septic system. If you don’t get it inspected, and something’s wrong with it, you– the buyer– could end up having to shell out tens of thousands of dollars to fix the problem(s). It’s better to know before you buy a place than afterward!
When you buy a home, you buy more than just what you can see with your own two eyes. Underneath the home and in its yard there are several systems that ensure the house operates in a way you’d expect it to… The septic system has a tank buried outside, in the yard. Has it been cleaned out recently, if ever? Is it leaking? Are the pipes where they need to be or has something shifted them out of place over time?
Professionals like Freedom Septic Service can diagnose how a septic system is doing, checking the tank, drainage field, and more for any signs of trouble.
If you’re going to assume responsibility for a home, make sure the septic system that’s currently there can handle your needs. For instance, needs depend on the number of people using the toilets, sinks and tubs in a home. If you have four daughters with long hair using your drains, that’s different than a single bald person taking over the house. Ideally, you want a septic system that can adequately meet your family’s daily needs, with no problems.
It’s best to have someone professionally inspect your new home’s septic system before you buy the house.
We all know greasy foods can be bad for us, but grease can also be bad for your home. When you cook with oil and create grease in your pans, you never want to throw that grease down the drain. It can be devastating for your drainage systems and cause problems. You’ll have to repair… Read more »
We are proud to be featured in this month’s addition of Pumper Magazine! Freedom Septic Service has long been providing our septic system services to the great state of Maryland for 30 years! From just a trucking company to investing in a new venture with septic systems, the brothers dedicated themselves to helping those who… Read more »
Many people don’t think of portable restrooms as their number one priority when planning an event or construction project of any sort, but it can be one of the best things to get in those situations. As the world continues to fight the pandemic, portable restrooms are becoming extremely necessary in many situations. For instance,… Read more »
If there is good snow cover in the winter, it can do good for your septic tank system. However, if little snow occurs, the frost can cause serious problems for your septic tank system. With winter approaching, here are a few things you should look out for. Septic Pipe in Home First and foremost, keep… Read more »
Construction workers are busy all day on a site, so for them to have access to a bathroom throughout the day is very important for them. Once the summer hits, construction jobs tend to ramp up because of the warmer weather for working. No matter the size of the job, a portable restroom is crucial… Read more »
It’s one of the most annoying issues with your toilet. Sometimes after you flush, you’ll notice the running water in the toilet doesn’t stop. This is caused by a variety of issues that can be fixed yourself. Many people struggle to find the problem, and they mess with the flush handle. The first thing you… Read more »
It’s something you don’t want to hear: the distinct gurgling noise of your septic tank, letting you know that something could be wrong. Homeowners everywhere know the heartache involved with blockages and backups, and they wish to avoid them all together. A Gurgling Sound is a Sign That Something is Wrong Gurgling sounds can mean… Read more »
Septic tanks, in general, stay filled to their normal liquid level, which is between 8 and 12 inches from the top of the tank. If the liquid level goes above the outlet pipe, or approaches the top of the tank, then it’s considered “overfull.” So, it’s better to think in terms of an “overfull” tank… Read more »
Is your septic system failing? A septic system failure could create major problems both inside and outside of your home. But the potential mess isn’t the only thing to worry about. You should also be concerned about the health risks that you and your family could face if you don’t have your septic system properly… Read more »