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What to Expect When Having a Septic Tank Inspection

As a homeowner, one should be aware of the maintenance tasks which are needed to be carried out in all parts of the household—and that includes the septic tank.

It is important to schedule a septic tank inspection when you observe signs of problems as immediately as possible. It is recommended to have the septic system be inspected once a year or when the property is going to be put on sale. A well-managed septic system increases the property’s value. Continue reading “What to Expect When Having a Septic Tank Inspection”

Step-by-Step Grease Trap Cleaning Procedure

Continuing from the previous blog, we will now move on to the actual process of cleaning a grease trap.

Restaurant owners or managers must always see to it that their grease traps are cleaned regularly. This is to prevent the fats, oils and grease from building up and restrict drain flow. In time, it could be felt through very foul odors which can be bad for your business. Moreover, failing to clean the grease trap may also cause the grease and food wastes to enter the municipal water system which can put you and your restaurant in trouble. Continue reading “Step-by-Step Grease Trap Cleaning Procedure”

Pit Toilets and Vault Toilets: Pros and Cons

In our homes, it is common to install toilets connected to a well-designed septic system or a sewer. However, for campgrounds, recreational areas or remote nonresidential areas, installing a traditional toilet can be impossible because of the lack of waste facilities.

In places like parks and other remote areas, they use either vault toilets and pit toilets.

In this blog, we will be comparing these two along with their advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading “Pit Toilets and Vault Toilets: Pros and Cons”

The Most Common Septic Tank Problems Solved

When maintained properly, a well-designed septic tank won’t cause any problems.

However, most homeowners overlook their septic systems and only take action when problems arise. Septic tank problems should be taken care of as soon as the early signs show.

Here are some of the most common septic tank problems you might encounter and how to get around them. Continue reading “The Most Common Septic Tank Problems Solved”

The Signs You Have a Septic System Failure

When you have forgotten or overlooked about your septic system maintenance tasks for many years, there would be an increased chance that it can fail at some point.

If the damage to your septic system has become severe, there will be signs that tell you that it is high time to have it fixed or replaced. A septic system failure can result to untreated sewage to come back up or be transported to other places. Another dangerous risk of a failing septic system is to cause untreated sewage to reach into the ground water. Continue reading “The Signs You Have a Septic System Failure”

How Can You Care for Your Septic Tank System?

Your septic tank may be the last in the list of the things to maintain in your household.

However, you cannot deny the important role it plays for your home. When this system fails, it would cause a huge inconvenience to you and your family.

If you take care of your septic system enough, you will be able to extend its lifespan and value. Follow this list of the ways you can maintain your septic system in good shape. Continue reading “How Can You Care for Your Septic Tank System?”