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Protect Your Septic System This Winter with These Simple Tips

November 17, 2017 11:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Septic tank problems can be frustrating regardless of the time of year. But seemingly small issues can turn into a major disaster during the winter months when it comes to your septic tank. A frozen tank, accumulated sludge or a failed system can be both costly and challenging repairs from the months of December to March. Luckily, a few simple steps can help you avoid this nightmare. After all, you should be spending this time of the year enjoying time with family at holiday celebrations or cozying up around a warm fire. Follow these simple tips to protect your septic... View Article

Ask a Septic Expert: When Should I Have My Grease Trap Pumped?

November 1, 2017 10:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Restaurant kitchens are inherently filled with greasy, messy food. From grilled chicken to French fries, many foods inevitably produce a bit of a mess as the fats cook away or the oil overflows during the deep frying process. Ultimately, all of these liquids have to go somewhere, or else they would just clog the pipes. This can lead to flooding, which will require expensive repairs and even pose a major threat to your employees and guests. That is where the grease trap comes in. This invaluable tool traps any fats, oils and grease from cooking to prevent them from entering... View Article

Should I Buy a House That Has a Septic System?

October 18, 2017 10:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The idea of purchasing a home with a septic system can make even the most experienced prospective homeowner reconsider whether they really want to make an offer. For many people, switching to something other than the traditional municipal sewer system they have become accustomed to can be intimidating. But this standalone system designed to dispose and treat wastewater independently of a sewer system shouldn’t be feared. In fact, a septic system is often a more efficient and cost effective method that’s frequently used in both rural and urban environments. To help you embrace the idea of purchasing a home with... View Article

Signs Something Is Wrong with Your Septic System

October 6, 2017 7:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you take care not to overload your septic system and not to place any harmful items (like cat litter or chemicals) into the toilet or drain, it will probably function as it should the large majority of the time, especially with the recommended routine maintenance. However, as with anything we rely on in our daily lives, you may occasionally run into something that makes you wonder whether your septic system is in need of repair. As a provider of septic tank service in Cleveland, TX, we have years of experience in identifying septic system issues, and we recommend that... View Article

Should You Add Bacteria to Your Septic Tank?

September 22, 2017 7:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whether you’re new to having a septic system or have had one for some time, you may have heard conflicting schools of thought regarding the benefits—or lack thereof—associated with adding bacteria to your tank. As a provider of septic system maintenance in Cleveland, TX, we can walk you through some pros and cons of adding bacteria to your septic tank so that you can make an informed decision about the best choice for you and your septic system. But first, let’s take a quick look at how your septic system works, since your tank will already contain anaerobic bacteria. “Anaerobic”... View Article

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