The Top 6 Things to Avoid Putting in Your Septic System

Caring for Your Septic System If you have a septic system in your home, you need to be very careful about what household products you use. Septic systems rely on bacteria to break down wastes and solids, but these bacteria need a specific environment to survive. For...
Do You Need an Effluent Filter for Your Septic System?

Do You Need an Effluent Filter for Your Septic System?

Do you need to install an effluent filter in your septic system? Regardless of where you live, the state, city or even county you live in probably has their own specific requirements for homeowners with septic systems. Although following these requirements can help...
Do You Know Where Your Septic Tank is Located?

Do You Know Where Your Septic Tank is Located?

Most homeowners don’t know where their septic tanks and drainfields are located, but it’s an important bit of information to learn. If you were to ask a typical homeowner where their septic tank was located, you’d probably hear something like,...
The Ins and Outs of Septic Tank Pumping

The Ins and Outs of Septic Tank Pumping

If you have a septic tank, knowing a thing or two about septic tank pumping is incredibly important. A conventional septic tank needs to be pumped once every three to five years. Pumping removes the buildup of sludge and scum and helps prevent issues like clogs and...
Your Guide to Planting Trees Near Your Septic System Part 2

Your Guide to Planting Trees Near Your Septic System Part 2

Planting trees near your septic system can be tricky, because some species of trees can cause a lot of damage. Trees, shrubs and other plant life can enhance the design of any landscape, but if you have a septic system, it pays to be very careful when planting...
Your Guide to Planting Trees Near Your Septic System Part 1

Your Guide to Planting Trees Near Your Septic System Part 1

Are you looking to plant trees near your septic system? Trees are truly incredible. We rely on them for everything from adding beauty to our world to providing us with the oxygen we need to breathe. Trees can add a lot to your home’s landscape, but if you have a...