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How To Clean Up Your Home After Your Sewer Backs Up

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Clean Up Your Home After Your Sewer Backs Up

A sewer back-up is not only messy, smelly and gross, it is also a health hazard. If your sewer has backed-up in to your basement or bathroom, you are going to need to act as quickly as possible to clean up your home. Here is what you need to do to protect your home and your health when your sewer backs up. Turn Off Utilities The first thing you need to do is turn off your utilities. If your sewer backed up into your basement where you have a gas based appliances such as a furnace or water heater operating, call your gas company and ask...

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3 Habits That Can Increase Your Septic Tank’s Life Span

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Habits That Can Increase Your Septic Tank’s Life Span

A septic tank can often be pretty tricky to maintain and care for due to the fact that there is often no way to tell if something is wrong with the tank itself until it is too late to avoid damages. Typically, your first warning sign that something is wrong will be when waste from the septic tank backs into your house and out of your drains or floods your yard. Listed below are three habits that can help you increase your tank’s life span and avoid damage to your property. Do Not Flush Everything One of the biggest things that can help...

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4 Things You Should Know About Your Septic System

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Things You Should Know About Your Septic System

If you aren’t familiar with septic systems and you have just bought a home that has one, there are four things you should keep in mind. Your system could last a very long time if you take care of it properly. 1. Be careful what you pour down the drains or flush. Too much water going down the drains can affect the delicate system in the tank, so be careful about your water use. If you have a hot tub or large whirlpool bath and need to empty it, you will want to cool the water before draining it into an area of your yard that is not in...

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