Septic System

Alternative Septic Systems 

If a conventional septic system doesn’t suit your property, there are plenty of other options designed for your lot. For your reference, we’ve provided three alternative septic systems for unique properties, both residential and commercial. While we recommend conventional septic systems for most properties, call us if you have questions about any of these.

Drip irrigation

A drip irrigation system is designed to water non-edible plants and lawns, which remove the nitrogen from wastewate...

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The Dirty Truths (and Myths) About Septic Tanks

You may be familiar with common septic tank problems and how they can be fixed. But do you understand the greater issues than can develop from these complications if they go unrepaired?

To protect the health and safety of yourself, your family and the environment that surrounds your property, get the facts about your septic tank. We’ve provided some common truths and myths for you to understand, but if you have any other questions, give us a call!

Your septic tank system does not requir...

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Scum, Sludge and Other Common Septic Tank Problems

The following problems are common in septic tanks, but can become costly issues if you avoid getting your septic tank pumped. Avoid spending anywhere from $2,000 to $10,000 in long-term repairs by regularly maintaining your septic tank.

Scum

Oils, greases and fats form a layer on top of the water surface in the tank over time. Make sure you get your septic tank pumped every 3 to 5 years (depending on the size and complexity of your septic tank) to rid of these substances.

Sludge<...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Landscaping Around Your Septic Tank

A septic system can be an eyesore, so why not blend it into your landscape? We recommend you keep in mind these things while camouflaging your septic system:

DO:

Use plants that do not require much water. This prevents plant roots from searching out water and messing with your system. Try shallow-rooted herbaceous plants like flowers and ground cover.
Inspect the mound for any animal activity. Control any animal disturbances immediately.
Space your plants fairly close to each other to...

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Spring Septic System Services

Spring is just around the corner! If you plan on making home improvements this spring, you should consider adding a septic tank inspection to your list. If you are unaware where your septic system is, we will happily come out and help you find it and perform a routine septic tank pumping. It is important to perform regular pumping to your septic system in order to keep it running correctly and efficiently and to prevent any major problems from happening.

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