3 Reasons Why Your Home Needs A Drain Cleaning
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.
Why Growing A Ornamental Plants Over Your Septic Field Makes It Harder To Spot Problems
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.
Having A Large Gathering At Your Home? 4 Things To Consider When Renting Portable Toilets
29 May 2017
If your home is attached to a septic system, large family gatherings can be stressful. The additional use can make your septic system work overtime, which can lead to problems that you don't want to deal with during a family gathering, such as sewage backups and foul odors.
You can avoid those problems by having portable toilets delivered to your property prior to the festivities. Portable toilets will provide your guests with the facilities they'll need, without overtaxing your septic system.
Plumbing Rules To Follow When You Have A Septic Tank
2 May 2017
A home's plumbing system should always be maintained and cared for properly, but you need to pay extra attention to your plumbing when your home has a septic system. If you have problems with the pipes in your home, you could end up with major problems with your septic tank which can lead to a disgusting sewage backup. When your home has a septic system, follow these plumbing tips:
Take Care When Flushing