Mound Versus Conventional Septic Systems

May 25, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

Septic system size and design can vary greatly due to several factors. Such factors include soil type, site slope, household size, lot size, proximity to water bodies, weather conditions, and local regulations. Here is a list of the most common septic systems used. Mound system Conventional system Drip distribution system Septic tank system Recirculating system Aerobic treatment unit Community or luster system Constructed wetland system Evapotranspiration system Your septic system allows you and your loved ones to live in a healthy and clean environment. Thus, consider the type of septic system you’d require to use as a replacement should the existing one... View Article

What Are The Main Components of a Septic System?

May 10, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

As a homeowner, you have to maintain your septic tank, and you should take this duty seriously as it can go a long way in protecting your investment in the property. If you properly construct, treat, and maintain your septic system, it can serve your home for decades. On the other hand, poor construction, treatment, and maintenance of a septic system might result in high repair bills and other problems like environmental pollution and groundwater contamination. To properly maintain your septic system, you need to understand it. Here’s an insight. What Are the Two Main Components of a Septic System?... View Article

How Long Does a Septic System Last?

April 29, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

You have probably heard a lot about septic tanks. A septic tank is simply an underground chamber made from different materials where wastewater or sewage is drained and treated. A septic tank or system can be made of concrete, plastic or fibreglass construction materials which require professional installation and management. You might be wondering how long does a septic system last? The lifespan of a septic system depends on the type of construction material it is made of, the size, and the operational purpose. This article will guide you on what you need to know about septic tanks and their... View Article

Where Should Septic Tanks Be Placed?

April 8, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re probably wondering where should septic tanks be placed. When choosing the best location for your septic tank, keep in mind that it is an investment and should be placed in an area that is easy to access and maintain. The location should have good drainage and not be near heavy traffic. Know the type of wastewater that your home uses. Also consider the type of soil in which it will be located, the available sunlight, and the proximity of other drainage systems.  Sewage removal systems should be placed in accordance with the topography of the property. Where the land is... View Article

The Do’s and Don’ts of Septic Systems

March 24, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

A septic tank is an essential addition to your home. Like any other part of your homestead, your septic system needs proper care and upkeep to help maintain its structural integrity and functionality. The following are septic system do’s and don’ts. Do Maintain Your Septic Tank The key to increasing your septic tank’s longevity is to maintain it regularly. As a general rule of thumb, have your septic tank inspected at least once a year. Do gravity system and proprietary system inspections every year. Repair issues such as cracks and leaks as soon as you notice them. Hire a professional to... View Article

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