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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

Can I Shower if My Septic Tank Is Full?

September 30, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

The idea of a septic tank being “full” is a bit of a misnomer. Because all of the water from your home flows into the septic tank, it will technically become full fairly quickly. But most of what fills it is actually water, which is cleaned and dispersed into your drain field. If you’re curious about the relationship between your septic system and your shower, or are wondering whether you can shower when the septic tank is full, read on to learn more. How septic tanks work As mentioned, all the water from your home eventually flows into the septic... View Article

Maintenance Tips for 1,000-Gallon Septic Tanks

January 22, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Many homeowners ask themselves how best to take care of their septic systems. You may be wondering how often you should pump the septic tank. The answer is not the same for all septic tanks, and is based on the size of the tank. Make no mistake: septic cleaning and pumping is critical in taking care of the septic system, and can extend its lifespan. That’s why we’ve provided a maintenance guide for 1,000-gallon septic tanks in Cleveland, TX. At Cleveland Septic, we provide an expert level of service for all our residential, commercial and industrial customers. Read on to... View Article

A Guide to Maintaining Your Septic Tank

September 19, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Of the various chores that go hand in hand with homeownership, practicing regular septic tank maintenance in Cleveland, TX ranks near the top of the list. After all, the last thing you want is for your family’s solid waste to end up bubbling into your yard or—worse yet—back into your house. Fortunately, there are several easy steps you can take to maximize the lifespan of your septic tank and keep your family’s waste where it belongs. What is a septic system? More often than not, septic tanks are found in rural locations where a homeowner or business owner doesn’t have... View Article

Why Bleach Is Harmful to Septic Systems

July 17, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you depend on a private septic system to handle your home’s wastewater, you’re likely familiar with some of the quirks associated with owning a septic system. Septic tank maintenance in Cleveland, TX requires homeowners to avoid the use of certain chemical substances. Additionally, you shouldn’t use too much laundry detergent if you use a septic system, and you need to monitor the amount of water you use on a daily basis to ensure that you’re not overwhelming your tank. In many cases, septic systems force homeowners to engage in more environmentally friendly behavior—after all, monitoring your water usage, avoiding... View Article

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