preventing septic system failures

4 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Septic System

While it's not something most people think about on a daily (or even annual) basis, septic systems are nonetheless a vital feature of life that keep people much cleaner and healthier. For this reason alone, it's important to know some ways in which you can make sure that your septic system is healthy too. So keep reading below to discover four ways that you can be proactive and avoid septic problems in the future.   Read More...

Drains That No Longer Drain Can Point To Serious Issues

Are you a long-time homeowner? Do your toilet, sinks, and other plumbing fixtures no longer drain the way that they used to? If you've lived in the house for a while, it's probably time for you to hire a professional plumber to clean out your sewer line. There are a variety of reasons why you would want to do this. A few of the most important reasons are: Line collapse: Unfortunately, no sewer or septic line material will last forever.   Read More...

Three Shower-Care and -Maintenance Mistakes That Cause More Harm Than Good

The better you care for something, the longer it tends to last. This is true for showers too. Most homeowners try to care for their showers, but they unknowingly make mistakes that do more harm than good and may either lead to premature shower replacement or a call to the plumber. Here's a look at those mistakes so you can avoid making them. Using drain cleaners when the drain is completely clogged.   Read More...

When Will You Know To Clean Your Septic Tank?

Although, no matter what the case, you should have your septic tank cleaned out once per three to five years, there are a few occasions when you might want to do so beforehand. Read on and discover a few of the times when you should definitely have your septic tank cleaned. Your Drains Are Moving Slowly If you notice a drain that is moving slowly, there's probably little need for worry.   Read More...

Installing A Septic Tank On Your Property: Types You Can Consider

If you live in an area outside city limits where you don't have access to the municipal sewer plant, you need a septic tank installed on your property to filter and remove wastewater safely from your property. This is a process done by a septic services company that is skilled in securing a healthy location for digging and placing your new tank for use. The average cost of septic tank installation fluctuates between $3,000 and $25,000.   Read More...