Category: Septic Tank

How to Avoid Septic System Issues

If you have a septic system, you’ve got an efficient, self-contained, underground wastewater treatment system. Somewhere on your property there’s a septic tank. This tank acts as a living filter where wastewater goes. Sometimes, problems can occur in the life of your septic system, and the best way to avoid these issues is to make… Read more »

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The Environmental Impact of Proper Septic System Care

Beyond the convenience it brings to households, responsible septic system maintenance plays a pivotal role in environmental conservation. This blog aims to delve into the ecological implications of neglecting septic system care and highlight the positive impact of conscientious maintenance practices. The Environmental Consequences of Neglect Contamination of Groundwater: Neglecting septic system maintenance can lead… Read more »

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How to Safely Dispose of Household Items in a Septic System

Septic systems play a crucial role in managing household wastewater efficiently and safely. However, not all household items are suitable for disposal in the septic system. Improper disposal of certain materials can lead to clogs, system malfunctions, and even environmental contamination. Proper Flushing Down the Toilet Toilet paper is designed to break down easily in… Read more »

The Environmental Benefits of Proper Septic System Care

While we may not often think about it, septic systems play a vital role in safeguarding our environment. These on-site wastewater treatment systems are responsible for managing the sewage from millions of households worldwide. By adopting proper septic system care practices, homeowners can contribute significantly to environmental preservation. Protection of Groundwater Quality: One of the… Read more »

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How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Septic System

Your septic system plays a crucial role in managing wastewater from your home, ensuring a safe and healthy environment. With proper care and maintenance, you can significantly extend the lifespan of your septic system, avoiding costly repairs and replacements down the line. Be Mindful of Water Usage Conserving water is not only beneficial for the… Read more »

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The Environmental Benefits of Proper Septic Tank Maintenance

Septic tanks play a crucial role in managing wastewater for countless households. When properly maintained, they not only ensure the smooth functioning of our plumbing systems but also have significant environmental benefits. At Freedom Septic Service, we are passionate about preserving the health of our environment and educating homeowners about the positive impact of proper… Read more »

Spring maintenance tips for septic tank systems

Spring Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

Regular maintenance and inspections are always a good idea when it comes to septic tanks, especially if you notice any signs that your system may be in need of repairs. Of course, whenever the season and temperature changes is a common time for problems to arise. Septic Warnings in the Spring Most people do some… Read more »

What Does it mean if You Have a Full Septic Tank?

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 »

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Septic Tank System Maintenance for the Winter

If you have a septic system for your home, it’s extremely important to understand the maintenance of it during every season of the year. Different seasons and weather elements can affect your septic system in different ways. If there is good snow cover in the winter, it can do good for your septic tank system…. Read more »

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Four Things to Never Put Down the Drain

In a pinch, it’s easy to throw anything and everything down the household drain for quick disposal. However, there are some things you should not put down the train for fear of ruining your pipes or contaminating natural waterways. If you have a septic system, it’s also important to keep an eye on what you… Read more »