When you depend on a septic system to handle your household waste, you want to keep it working properly to prevent backups and problems with your plumbing. However, there are some bad habits you may have that could wreak havoc on your septic system. Draining Grease in Your Kitchen Sink When cooking ground meat in your kitchen, you may regularly drain the grease in the sink, running hot water down the drain to help it flow through the pipes a little easier.
27 March 2018
Homeowners facing the threat of flood waters often have little time to prepare their property against flooding. If your home relies on a septic system for waste removal needs, flooding could compromise the performance of this septic system. Knowing how to restore your septic system following a flood will help you repair any damage and get your waste removal system functioning properly once again. Start by inspecting the drain field.
26 February 2018
When you buy a commercial building, you may be interested in setting up proper customer parking and making sure that the stock rooms have the right shelves and carts to hold the products. For a commercial building, you will need to make sure that the electrical systems and plumbing systems are in working order. The plumbing in an office building will have workers and customers, depending on the office size. Getting a septic system inspection is one of the first things that you may need to do when looking at the health of your new building.
18 January 2018
If you're thinking about installing a garbage disposal in your home, you'll want to understand how it will affect your septic system so you don't inadvertently cause problems. A garbage disposal is a very handy kitchen appliance, but everything that goes in it also goes into your septic tank. Here are a few things you might want to know about using a garbage disposal when you have a septic system.
27 December 2017
If you have a septic tank and wake up to smelly water in your yard, you're rightfully concerned. An overflowing septic tank is never a good thing, but there are actually several issues that may be to blame for the overflow, and some are easier to fix than others. Here's a look! An Overfilled Tank The least worrisome possibility is that your tank is just overdue for a pumping. When too much solid waste builds up at the bottom of the tank, there's not a lot of room for water.
30 November 2017
If you have a septic tank, you need to make sure that you take care of it. Otherwise, you are going to end up with a huge mess in your yard that will cost you a lot of money. There are several very easy ways that you can make sure that your septic tank stays as healthy as possible, such as: Be Careful What You Flush When you are flushing things down your toilet, you need to make sure that you are flushing things that will break down in the septic tank.
8 November 2017
The heating oil tank in your yard is a necessary evil. Over the years, that tank can begin to look horrible and eventually need to be replaced. If the oil tank can make it a few more years, it's time to consider utilizing a bit of creativity to hide it. If it's unsafe to be used, it's time to replace it. Here, you will find a few ideas that can help you creatively hide your tank and tips for knowing when it's time to replace it.
20 October 2017