Category: Septic Tanks

Common Health Risks Associated With Septic System Failures

Common Health Risks Associated with Septic System Failures

Is your septic system failing? A septic system failure could create major problems both inside and outside of your home. But the potential mess isn’t the only thing to worry about. You should also be concerned about the health risks that you and your family could face if you don’t have your septic system properly… Read more »

Flushing phone down toilet

How to Stop Kids from Flushing the Un-flushable!

For as long as toilets have been around, young children have always been fascinated with putting the wrong things down them. Toys, phones, brushes, remotes, silverware, books, and more have been the subject of the flush for many years. Kids tend to act out, and the toilet is one of those tools they use to… Read more »

bacon grease from cooking bacon

How to Get Rid of Kitchen Grease and Oil

When cooking on the stove with oil, you’re going to be gathering quite a bit of grease. It’s important to know that you should never be dumping the excess grease down the kitchen sink. This will cause a lot of problems over time, especially dumping grease and food down the drain. What happens when I… Read more »

Septic system tank pumping in the ground

Common Septic Tank Problems

Your septic system is a tank that holds biological waste from your home until the bacteria breaks it down.  Sometimes, problems can occur throughout this process, and some of it, is due to human mistakes in the household. Water in Tank – if there is more water in the tank than usual, this can cause… Read more »

septic tank smells in your yard

What’s That Smell? Septic Tank Problems

Septic tanks can cause foul odors to arise in your yard.  This is never a good thing, but the issue can be fixed.  Certain gases coming out of the septic tank system can be very dangerous, so it’s important to make sure you take care of the problem as quickly as possible. Septic Tank System… Read more »

cleaning toilet once a week

Don’t Wait to Clean Your Toilet

Your toilet can get pretty dirty as anyone would know, and it’s very important to clean it out regularly, so it doesn’t get even dirtier. Your bathroom in general hosts quite a bit of bacteria, and the more you use it, the more it gets filthy. This will happen because we use our bathroom every… Read more »

yard releasing bad smell due to septic system issue

Signs Your Septic Tank Needs Repair

A septic tank problem is never fun. You rely on your septic system to keep your plumbing in proper working order, so it’s essential to make sure it’s doing the job. Freedom Septic Service will be able to repair if you notice any problems. Here Are the Telling Signs If you notice these problems, then… Read more »

Toilet clogs can cause some issues

Why Does My Toilet Get Clogged?

Yes, we have all been through this. You use the restroom, flush the toilet, and see the water start to rise.  Our heart jumps, and our eyes widen when we see it happen.  What could be worse? Using someone else’s toilet is worse. But let’s try and clear up why this can happen. The reasons… Read more »

man pumping a septic tank

When Should You Pump Out Your Septic Tank?

Your septic tank allows for safe wastewater disposal, so keeping it properly serviced is important for you and your tank’s health and safety. There are many signs that indicate it is time to pump out your septic tank; below we’ve highlighted the most common! Flooded drain fields Out of sight, out of mind: when you… Read more »

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 »