It can be exhausting and frustrating to have to deal with the problems and smell of septic tanks on a regular basis, especially poor septic tanks that really just shouldn’t be around anymore, or should be replaced. Or you can just get something to help out your septic tank, and actually eliminate a lot of the smell and problems that frighten people away from the tanks.
The device was tested on a couple of homes in South Carolina, and is called the Sewer Buddy. It’s a device that is meant to attach to the pipes going in and out of the septic tank that cleans any contaminates as water passes through it. The device really is just a pipe itself with microbe bugs that sit in the pipe and clean up water as it passes through. Of course, there isn’t any knowing if the system is doing its job well enough to drink the water or be around the water, but some people using the tests mentioned they stopped smelling their septic tanks, especially after rainfall.
A few labs have been sent samples of the water that has been cleaned by the microbes from the Sewer Buddy and more should be known soon about how effective they are. But until then, this is definitely the kind of thing that septic tank maintenance specialists are more than happy to help with. You want to be careful when attaching or handling pipes around your septic tank, and that means calling a specialist. You don’t want anyone passing out or suffering because you wanted to install something that will make your septic tank safer!
The dangers of septic tanks have been discussed in more than one instance already, but sometimes it isn’t the disease, or the leaking into the water supply, or the gases in the septic tank. Sometimes it is just the pipes that cause problems for people. That’s what happened to one man in Louisville, Kentucky; a… Read more »
For those not in the septic tank world, they may not have been aware that the week of September 22-26th is the Septic Smart week, put on by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The week is all about making sure homeowners are aware that they have to take care of their septic tanks and what… Read more »
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Northwestern Ohio was cut off from their water supply last month due to water contamination issues. Strangely, the water contamination was thanks to Algae, because of an overabundance of phosphorous in the lake and water supply. If you didn’t know phosphorous is often produced in fertilizer and to a lesser-known extent from septic tanks. … Read more »
Considering how much feces and other kinds of filth tend to gross people out, , it is no surprise that eventually we would see a horror movie that dealt with sewage and all kinds of other disgusting things that your average septic worker has to handle. And that is exactly what the movie Septic Man… Read more »
Taney County has just puts their new Environmental Services Department to the test, when they decided to offer to pay all septic tanks to be pumped in the county. The program was opened up to assist families who own a home so they don’t have to pay a single dime to take care of their… Read more »
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… Read more »
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 »
Finally, summer is here. While we’re all basking in the warmth, taking in the rays, we must remember that summer doesn’t come without its pitfalls. Sometimes, things breaks when the weather gets nicer – you know, like a septic tank. Contaminated wells, untreated sewage discharging into streams and ditches, soft smell spot in your… Read more »