Tag: septic system care

Pretreatment Septic Tank

Why is a Pretreatment Septic Tank Important?

On January 1, 2013, it became mandatory that all septic tank installations in the State of Maryland include a pretreatment septic tank. If you are building a new home or are having a septic tank installed after your last tank stopped working, you’ll be happy to note that these pretreatment systems provide several benefits. Pretreatment… Read more »

Septic System maintenance

5 Ways to Keep Your Septic System Healthy

When a septic tank fails to function properly, everyone suffers. The smell of a broken or leaking septic system is unforgiving and overwhelming. If your home, trailer, or RV is a popular congregation area for family and friends, then a healthy, odorless septic system is vital. This is especially true if you often have guests… 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 »

How to Avoid Septic System Issues

When you do your “business”, at home does it go to the municipal sewer system (funded and maintained by your local government) or do you have a septic system? 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… Read more »

How to Help Your Septic System

If you have a septic system, there are some things you can do to help it perform its best over time. For instance, did you know that using liquid laundry detergent is better than the powdered version? There’s clay in powdered detergents, and it can plug up the disposal area. Also, avoid putting extreme amounts… Read more »

Common Signs of Soakaway Problems

There are a wide range of benefits that come along with having a septic system in your property, but there is also a fair share of potential problems you may encounter. While several different types of issues can affect septic tanks, one of the most common is soakaway problems. In general, your septic system is… Read more »

Don’t Have a Stinky Rest of Your Summer

How has your summer been?  We hope your bones have been cracking and your limbs stretching. Most of us in the country are doing all we can to shake the winter rust from our bodies and truly enjoy these beautiful summer months. But, like with all things in this life, sometimes when we shake off… 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 »

septic tank vs cesspools

How to Learn More about a Septic Tank

Whether you have concerns about your current septic system or you are moving into a property that already has a tank installed, it is always a good idea to learn more about it. While it may be difficult to tell whether or not a septic system is in great shape at a glance, there are… 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 »