Three Scenarios Where It Is Important To Remove An Oil Tank When You Have A Septic System

Posted on: 17 August 2017

Having an oil tank for heating oil and a septic tank for human waste is quite common in rural America. There is limited access to electricity for heat and no access to city plumbing. However, there are certain situations where you may need to remove the oil tank as it relates to your septic system. The Two System Tanks Are Too Close Together Imagine that you have heating oil sitting within feet of a septic tank that is loaded with methane and ammonia.
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Renting Portable Toilets For An Outdoor Wedding: Five Tips To Avoid Embarrassing Mishaps

Posted on: 27 July 2017

If you are having an outdoor wedding, it will be important to make sure there are enough bathroom facilities for your guests to use. Generally, renting a few portable bathrooms is the way to go. However, this process is not always as simple as it may seem when you're planning such a classy affair! Here are five tips to avoid embarrassing mishaps (and annoyed guests) when renting bathrooms for an outdoor wedding.
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3 Reasons Why Your Home Needs A Drain Cleaning

Posted on: 28 June 2017

When is the last time that you had your drains cleaned out by a professional? Have you ever even had them inspected to find out if a cleaning is necessary? Most people give little thought to their drains. As long as the drains aren't completely clogged, it's assumed that everything is fine with them. Unfortunately, there are several things that can cause a drain to clog without it being immediately obvious.
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Why Growing A Ornamental Plants Over Your Septic Field Makes It Harder To Spot Problems

Posted on: 14 June 2017

While you definitely don't want vegetables and fruits growing over your septic system because of the potential for pathogen transfer, it is relatively safe for the field and tank to have some ornamental plants with shallow roots growing over it. If you're limited in your sunny spots for growing, it can seem like a match made in heaven to use an empty drain field. Yet planting an ornamental garden in your septic zone can actually interfere with your ability to tell if your septic system is functioning correctly or not.
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