Septic tanks require consistent maintenance and upkeep in order to make them as safe as possible. Although it may not seem like it, improperly cared for septic tanks can pose a serious health risk for anyone that exists around them. Because the potential hazards of unsecured septic tanks are not common knowledge it, unfortunately, leads
Drip… Drip…10% of homes have leaking fixtures and toilets, which can waste 90 gallons of water or more per day. Leaking household fixtures can be detrimental to your septic system. TOILET LEAKS The flapper is the most common cause of running toilets. The flapper is the large rubber piece at the bottom of the tank
A few simple tips can help you avoid clogged drains: Kitchen Sink When using a garbage disposal, always keep cold water running while it is turned on and leave the water running a few minutes after it is turned off. If you have a septic system, using a garbage disposal is not recommended. Keep strainers
Do you know where your septic tank or tanks are located? Don’t wait till you have a problem to find them. Here are a few ways to help you locate your septic tank cover: 1. Head to your local Board of Health. In the county records there should be a drawing of your septic system.
We all want a clean house! But what are those chemicals doing to your septic system, not to mention your health? Try these natural alternatives.