Septic Systems – Cold Weather, Freezing & Insulation

We’ll be looking at the impact of cold weather and freezing temperatures on septic tanks, how to winterize your system, insulation, and dealing with frost issues. How Does Cold Weather Affect Septic Systems? The impact of climate on septic systems is one area homeowners are concerned about. The winter season is the time of year … Read more

Garbage Disposal In Septic Systems – Pros & Cons

Is garbage disposal bad for a septic system? Here is all you need to know. Is your home located in an off-grid location? By off-grid, we’re simply referring to the absence of sewer lines within your area. Such locations are mostly rural with septic systems as the available waste treatment alternative. Of particular interest to … Read more

Can You Drive Over Septic Tank? – Maximum Weight

Should you drive over a septic tank? Certain questions seem unnecessary when the answer seems too obvious. An answer being too obvious may be due to a long-held knowledge about the subject matter. In other words, you’d expect everyone to know the answer. However, their reality isn’t always so. In the case of a septic … Read more

Septic Tank Grease Trap – Functions, Cleaning & Maintenance

Here, you’ll learn the basics of a septic tank grease trap such as how it works, how it’s maintained, and more. A septic system’s condition is always determined by the functionality of its parts. Speaking of parts, there are several of them; consisting of the pipe from the home, the septic tank, drain field, and … Read more

Septic System Maintenance – Care for Tanks and Pumps

What does septic system maintenance entail? Here is how to care for septic tanks, pumps, pipes, and lines. The optimal functioning of your septic system depends on how well it’s maintained. The different methods of maintenance discussed will focus on providing you with everything needed to get started. Whether you’re seeking tips on residential or … Read more

How To Increase Bacteria In A Septic Tank

This article will discuss how to increase bacteria in your septic tank. Bacteria play a vital role in breaking down a wide variety of waste products. Their functions are more evident in septic systems as they combine with yeast and enzymes to digest solids settled at the tank’s bottom. Without this process, the decomposition process … Read more