Category: Septic Tanks

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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »