preventing septic system failures

Signs Your Home's Sewer Pump Is Failing

If you depend on your basement's sewer pump to get rid of your home's household waste, you may have noticed a foul odor coming from the area and wonder whether or not the pump is still doing its job. If so, look for the following signs that your sewer pump is failing and needs to be replaced. Pump Shuts off Before Emptying the Pit While observing your sewer pump, you may see that it does still kick on whenever the level in the pit reaches its maximum threshold.   Read More...

Three Signs Your Septic Tank Needs To Be Pumped

A home's septic system will be a critical component of the house. However, homeowners are often ill-prepared to maintain these systems. One of the most important types of maintenance that the system can undergo will be regular septic pumping. For homeowners that are unaware of the warning signs that this work needs to be done, there are a few that are particularly important to recognize. It Has Been More Than A Few Years Since The Last Pumping   Read More...

How to Inspect the Septic Tank Before Buying a Home

Before you buy a home, you need to do a thorough inspection of the home. If the home has a septic system, this inspection should be even more rigorous. Failure to do so may leave you with serious plumbing issues; you may even have to replace the entire septic system. This will cost you a significant amount of money. Ask Questions How long has the seller owned the property? How old is the septic tank?   Read More...

3 Ways To Keep Your Storm Drain From Clogging Up

If you have a storm drain in front of your business that helps to redirect the water away from your business, you are going to want to make sure that water is able to flow freely into the storm drain. There are steps you can take to ensure that water doesn't build-up in your storm drain. Clean Around Your Storm Drain Cleaning around your storm drain is the most powerful step you can take to prevent your storm drain from getting all clogged up with debris.   Read More...

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...