Learning About Septic Services
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Learning About Septic Services

Welcome to my site. My name is Jorge. The septic company sent a notice to my home recently about pumping out the tank. After living in my home for a few years, it was time to service the septic tank to keep it in good condition for years afterward. I watched in awe as the septic truck cleared the tank and restored the function of the system. I will use this site to discuss the process of servicing the septic tank. I will also talk about repairs commonly performed on the septic components. I hope you will visit often to learn more.

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Learning About Septic Services

  • How To Decide If You Want Your Damaged Sewer Line Replaced With A New Pipe Or Liner

    2 April 2018

    If your sewer line is leaking sewage or bad odors onto your lawn, it's time to call a contractor for help. The sewage is a biohazard, and if the pipe is in trouble, your drains might stop flowing. You can have the pipe repaired by pulling it out and putting in a new one or having a new liner put in the old pipe. Here's how the options compare on three important factors.

  • Don't Get Blocked Up: 3 Things That Can Happen If Your Septic Lines Get Blocked

    27 February 2018

    If you've been postponing your septic service, you could be setting yourself up for all kinds of problems, and some of them you might not have even thought of. You might not realize this, but allowing your septic tank to overfill could lead to blocked lines. When that happens, you're going to be left facing quite a few problems that you weren't expecting. Here's what can happen once your septic lines get blocked.

  • 3 Ways To Use Water Effectively & Reduce The Strain On Your Septic System

    29 January 2018

    When you have a septic tank, you want to make sure that you use the water effectively. Your septic tank is designed to filter through a certain amount of water each day. If you send too much water through your septic tank, your septic tank is not going to be able to filter all the water properly and is at a greater risk of developing problems. To reduce how much water you send through your septic tank, there are a few upgrades and adjustments you can make.

  • Got Teenagers in Your House? 3 of Their Activities That Could Be Putting Your Septic Tank at Risk

    8 January 2018

    If you've got teenagers and a septic system, you could have a potential recipe for disaster. This is particularly true if your kids haven't been taught how to properly care for the household septic system. There are some habits that are quite common among teenagers, that can actually spell disaster for your septic system. Here are three activities that could be setting your septic system up for failure. Taking Back-to-Back Showers

  • Five Terrible Ways To Conceal Your Septic Tank

    9 December 2017

    You may not like your unsightly septic tank cover. The good news is that you can use landscaping to cover over the septic tank. However, there are some landscaping decisions that can cause damage to your septic tank. 1. Trees And Shrubs Do not plant trees and large bushes near your septic tank. Their roots can penetrate the septic tank and can be expensive and difficult to solve. Keep trees at least 25 feet away from the drain field.