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
Grease Trap Maintenance: DIY Grease Trap Cleaning
25 April 2017
Grease traps are specifically designed to trap FOG, also known as fats, oils, and grease, before they enter the drain and public sewer. In order to continue working properly, your grease trap will need to undergo routine cleaning. You can do it yourself or you can hire a professional to do it for you. If you choose to go the route of doing it yourself, here is how to go about it: