Category: Septic Tanks

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 »

Septic Services in the Winter

Caring for Your Septic Tank During the Winter

As the cold winter months usher in fresh snowfalls, freezing temperatures, and icy conditions, it is time to pay some extra special attention to your home’s septic system. Your septic system maintains your home’s wastewater, so it is important to make sure your system is ready for harsher conditions. Here are some ways to prepare… Read more »

septic cleaning and maintenance

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 »

Residential Septic System inspections

Purchasing an Old, Rural Home? Make Sure to Check the Septic System

Buying an old home in the country can be one of the best decisions you make for you and your family. Older homes in the country can be a fulfilling project for you considering many of them will probably have to have some TLC done to them. When you live out in the country, many… Read more »

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 »