Category: Septic Tanks

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The Second Annual Septic Smart Week Tips

For those not in the septic tank world, they may not have been aware that the week of September 22-26th is the Septic Smart week, put on by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The week is all about making sure homeowners are aware that they have to take care of their septic tanks and what… Read more »

Texas Septic Problems

When one septic system fails, it’s a pretty big problem for a property owner. When a series of backups occur within a neighborhood, it can be a pretty big problem for a community. Freedom Septic Service always urges its customers to become more familiar with the needs of their septic systems to enjoy the best… Read more »

Toxins in Ohio Drinking Water

Northwestern Ohio was cut off from their water supply last month due to water contamination issues. Strangely, the water contamination was thanks to Algae, because of an overabundance of phosphorous in the lake and water supply. If you didn’t know phosphorous is often produced in fertilizer and to a lesser-known extent from septic tanks.  … Read more »

The Horrors of Septic Man

Considering how much feces and other kinds of filth tend to gross people out, , it is no surprise that eventually we would see a horror movie that dealt with sewage and all kinds of other disgusting things that your average septic worker has to handle. And that is exactly what the movie Septic Man… Read more »

Taney County Septic Tank Help

Taney County has just puts their new Environmental Services Department to the test, when they decided to offer to pay all septic tanks to be pumped in the county. The program was opened up to assist families who own a home so they don’t have to pay a single dime to take care of their… Read more »

Septic Tank Safety

If you ever needed any proof or understanding as to why it is better to call for someone who has training and knowledge on what to do when your septic tank isn’t working, then look no further than a recent collection of deaths in Poland. Seven people died trying to clean a septic tank, starting… Read more »

Operation and Maintenance Techniques for Septic Systems

The system used by your home to remove wastewater from bathrooms, kitchens and more is not highly visible, but it is crucial. Because many homeowners don’t exactly like to think about their septic system, often times regular maintenance of this system goes by the wayside. Today here on the Freedom Septic Service blog, we wanted… Read more »

Why Do Septic Tanks Break?

Finally, summer is here. While we’re all basking in the warmth, taking in the rays, we must remember that summer doesn’t come without its pitfalls. Sometimes, things breaks when the weather gets nicer – you know, like a septic tank.   Contaminated wells, untreated sewage discharging into streams and ditches, soft smell spot in your… Read more »

Septic Tank Vs. Cesspools

Rural Areas across the world do not have the luxury of being directly connected to sewer pipes and must rely on other means of store and disposing on their sewage. A couple of alternatives are septic tanks and cesspools. What is your best option? What makes them different? Take a few minutes to educate yourself… Read more »