Category: Septic Tanks

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 »

grease trap cleaning

The Benefits of Cleaning Your Grease Trap Regularly

You don’t tend to think of grease too much, but if you totally ignore it, there will be problems. What is the Grease Trap? A grease trap is a plumbing device that intercepts most greases and solids before they enter a wastewater disposal system. You should clean your grease trap regularly. Of course, most people… Read more »

Why Do Septic Tanks Break?

Summer is almost here, which means it will be time to bask in the warmth, take in the rays, and enjoy the nice weather while we can before another winter rolls around. We must remember that nice weather doesn’t come without its pitfalls. Sometimes, things breaks when the weather gets nicer – you know, like… Read more »

Here’s Why You Should have a Septic Tank Inspection Before Buying a Home

If you’re buying a new home, there are many little details to consider in order to make sure everything goes well. One of those things to consider is having your septic tank inspected by a professional, like Freedom Septic Service. The septic tank for your new home is going to deal with waste and excrement…. Read more »

Disposing of cooking grease properly

Why is Grease Bad for Your Home?

We all know greasy foods can be bad for us, but grease can also be bad for your home. When you cook with oil and create grease in your pans, you never want to throw that grease down the drain. It can be devastating for your drainage systems and cause problems. You’ll have to repair… Read more »

Septic system cleaning

Freedom Septic Service Featured in Pumper Magazine

We are proud to be featured in this month’s addition of Pumper Magazine! Freedom Septic Service has long been providing our septic system services to the great state of Maryland for 30 years! From just a trucking company to investing in a new venture with septic systems, the brothers dedicated themselves to helping those who… Read more »

septic cleaning and maintenance

Septic Tanks in Winter

If there is good snow cover in the winter, it can do good for your septic tank system. However, if little snow occurs, the frost can cause serious problems for your septic tank system. With winter approaching, here are a few things you should look out for. Septic Pipe in Home First and foremost, keep… Read more »

Plumber working on toilet

Why Does My Toilet Keep Running?

It’s one of the most annoying issues with your toilet. Sometimes after you flush, you’ll notice the running water in the toilet doesn’t stop. This is caused by a variety of issues that can be fixed yourself. Many people struggle to find the problem, and they mess with the flush handle. The first thing you… Read more »

Unclogging Septic System

Why is My Septic Tank Gurgling?

It’s something you don’t want to hear: the distinct gurgling noise of your septic tank, letting you know that something could be wrong. Homeowners everywhere know the heartache involved with blockages and backups, and they wish to avoid them all together. A Gurgling Sound is a Sign That Something is Wrong Gurgling sounds can mean… Read more »