If your home has a septic system or you are considering installing one, there are a few things that you should be aware of. Septic systems are more common than you may realize. More than one in five households in the US use septic systems to treat the water that goes to their home. Septic systems are a great option in areas where there is no sewer access. Here are three things that you should know when it comes to septic systems.
6 June 2019
When residential drains start running very slowly or stinky water starts pooling up outdoors over the sewer line or one of its cleanout ports, then it's very likely the main sewer line has become either clogged or damaged. While there are many household plumbing projects you can repair yourself after a bit of reading and watching videos online, a clogged sewer main is never one of them. Not only is the raw sewage harmful to your health, but an improperly repaired sewer main is a danger to your entire neighborhood and its clean water supply.
18 March 2019
If you have a septic system at home, you may run into problems with your tank. If your drains seem to be going slow or your toilet isn't flushing like normal, you may have an issue with your septic tank. Clogs are common, especially in systems that are being used extensively. You may also have an issue with tree roots, or the tank could be leaking because of corrosion. When you notice an issue with the way waste water is leaving your home, it's time to call for help.
22 January 2019