Categories for Septic Pumping

How Often Should An Aerobic Septic System Be Pumped?

July 22, 2022 Published by Leave your thoughts

Your aerobic septic system is vital to your home’s wastewater treatment system. This type of system uses oxygen to break down sewage and other waste products so that they can be safely discharged into the environment. To function properly, the waste that has been broken down by aerobic septic systems must be regularly pumped out. How often your system needs to be pumped will depend on several factors, including the size of your system, the amount of wastewater it is processing, and the types of waste products being processed. Your aerobic septic system maintenance needs to be done every three... 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

Can You Use the Bathroom While Your Septic Tank Is Being Pumped?

November 15, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

More than 21 million homes are connected to a septic system in the United States. However, we’ve found that there are many homeowners who don’t know much about their septic system, and they have a lot of questions to ask about septic systems. Many of the questions are related to pumping the tank. One of the most common questions we get is whether the homeowner can use the bathroom when we’re pumping and inspecting their system. The answer is no. In addition to not flushing toilets or using the bathroom, you can’t even turn your water on while we’re servicing... View Article

My Septic Tank Was Just Pumped—Why Is It Full Again?

October 28, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Modern plumbing systems are nothing short of engineering marvels. The advent of indoor plumbing was instrumental in decreasing disease and allowing everyone to live more sanitary lives. But, like any system in your home, your septic system requires maintenance. If you’ve ever thought, “I just had my septic tank pumped, and it’s full again,” then you understand the difficulties that a seemingly malfunctioning septic tank can pose. There are things you can do, though, to diagnose the problem. Here are some septic system troubleshooting tips. Bad drain field This is one of the more common problems that people have with... View Article

Can You Use the Toilet During Septic Pumping?

September 16, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

While it’s not a pleasant thing to think about, getting your septic tank pumped is one of those things that just has to be done every once in a while. It’s important to get your septic tank pumped on a regular schedule, but it usually only needs to get done once every one to three years, so at least you won’t be having to experience it all the time. Still, you may have questions about the relationship between the toilet and the septic tank. For example, can you use the toilet during septic pumping? Here is more information on the... View Article

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