Category: Septic Tanks

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 »

Portable Restrooms for Summer Parties

The summer is in full swing and chances are so is your summer birthday, wedding reception, or family reunion. When planning your summer party there’s lots to consider from your backyard BBQ menu to outdoor tent décor. In your event planning frenzy don’t forget to consider your bathroom needs. Why have family and friends traipsing… Read more »

Common Grease Trap Problems You Should Be Aware Of

At Freedom Septic Service, we offer a variety of services in order to keep your drain and sewage systems running properly, including grease trap repairs. Whether you own a residential or commercial property, there are a few things you can do to keep the grease traps in your building as clean as possible. We’ve already… Read more »

Keep Your Septic System Running Smoothly

While our experienced team of technicians is always available when your septic system isn’t working properly, we want to give you the tools and knowledge to take care of it in the best way possible. Ideally, you won’t need to repair your system on a regular basis if you follow some basic guidelines and perform… Read more »

Septic System tank repairs in the winter

Winter Causes of Septic System Problems

If you own a home with a separate septic system on your land, you must look out for signs of problems year-round. During the winter months, there are different issues that could arise due to the colder temperatures and elements that are brought about during the season. Here are some causes due to the winter… Read more »

Septic System Warning Signs

Whether you’ve had your septic tank for years or you’ve recently installed a new system, understanding the warning signs that could indicate a major problem is always important. While you can expect most septic systems to run smoothly with the proper care and necessary preventative maintenance, there is always the chance that unexpected problems will… Read more »

How to Extend the Life of Your Septic System

If you have a septic system, there are some things you can do to help it perform its best over time. For instance, did you know that using liquid laundry detergent is better than the powdered version? There’s clay in powdered detergents, and it can plug up the disposal area. Also, avoid putting extreme amounts… Read more »

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?… Read more »

Winter Landscape

How Septic Systems Can Freeze in Winter

Most septic systems should be able to survive the winter without any freezing taking place, even in environments with very low temperatures. However, freezing is something that septic owners need to be aware of and actively work to prevent. One of the most common reasons behind freezing is a lack of snow cover over the… Read more »

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 treatment… Read more »