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 »

Why Do Septic Tanks Break?

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 »

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 »

Outdoor Wedding Restroom Options

Imagine you have planned the perfect day and everything is going according to schedule. Until you realize that you have planned a wedding in the middle of the woods, and there are no bathrooms! Don’t panic we have you covered! There are a couple options when it comes to your big day, just remember everything… 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 »

Understanding and Maintaining a Grease Trap

How Do Grease Trap Work? Various establishments need grease traps for their large kitchens. Schools, businesses, and hospitality services use these traps to contain waste, grease, and other things that shouldn’t go down a drain. Some people, particularly restaurant workers, have had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a full or broken grease trap. The… Read more »