Septic Tank Additives Can Do More Harm Than Good

We know that having a hygienic and functional septic system is essential for many of the homes and businesses in our area. At some point, you may have even heard that using additives can improve the performance of your septic system. The truth is, however, that using these septic additives isn’t always such a goodContinue Reading

Don’t Let a Dirty Grease Trap Put Your Restaurant at Risk

Grease traps are essential tools for businesses in the restaurant industry, but simply installing a grease trap is not enough. The grease trap also needs to be cleaned and maintained on a regular basis. That’s because dirty grease traps aren’t just unappetizing; they can be downright dangerous as well. The first thing you’re likely toContinue Reading

How to Find the Right Toilet for You and Your Family

Is it time to replace one of the toilets in your home, or are you starting to search for a toilet for a new bathroom that you just built? If so, you might not realize that there are tons of toilet options out there today. While there used to be just a few options availableContinue Reading

Easy Ways to Conserve Water and Protect Your Septic System

If your home relies on a septic system, it’s a good idea to try to conserve the amount of water you use on a daily basis. Fortunately, it’s not that difficult to do. By slightly tweaking some of your normal activities, you can significantly cut down on your water usage and protect the health ofContinue Reading

Signs and Symptoms of a Drainfield Failure

The drainfield in your septic system plays a critical role in its operation by filtering contaminates from the waste products in the septic tank. If the drainfield isn’t working properly, you may need to have your septic system serviced right away. Check out a few common signs of drainfield failures below. Pooling Water in YourContinue Reading

Take Care of Potential Septic Issues Before Winter Sets In

Winter will be here before we know it, and that means it’s time to take care of any septic maintenance items you might have neglected during the spring and summer. Have you been catching whiffs of a nasty rotten egg smell on warm days? Have you spotted puddles of standing water in your drain field?Continue Reading

Things to Look for When Shopping for a New Toilet

While most people spend a lot of time shopping around for items like TVs, refrigerators, washers and dryers, they don’t always invest that same time when shopping for a new toilet. In many cases, people simply opt for whatever is cheapest without doing much research. That’s a little surprising when you consider how much timeContinue Reading

How Often Should You Have Your Septic System Pumped Out?

  Your septic system treats wastewater by temporarily holding it in tank where heavy solids and scum are allowed to separate from the water over time. During this process, the partially-treated wastewater flows from the septic tank to a distribution box, where it is routed to a network of drain field trenches for secondary treatmentContinue Reading

Common Health Risks Associated With Septic System Failures

Is your septic system failing? This could create a huge mess 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 serviced andContinue Reading

How Does Soil Affect Your Septic System?

Before you have a septic system installed on your property, it’s important to have your yard’s soil tested to ensure that it will be able to handle everything that the septic system throws at it. Your soil will have a very important job, as it will be responsible for helping dispose of the effluent thatContinue Reading