• What You Should Know About Planting Over Septic Systems

    Planting over septic drain fields is a good solution to help break down waste, improve filtration through the soils, and stop septic odors from surfacing. The plants you use over a septic system should be chosen wisely to maximize their benefits, as well as prevent problems with the drain field. Here are some tips to help you with choosing the right plants for planting over your septic system: 1. Vegetables and Herbs, Planted a Safe Distance from Septic Drainage
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  • 3 Excuses Homeowners Use To Not Clean Their Septic Tank And The Real Truths You Should Know

    It houses waste, it's hidden in the ground on your property, and beyond that, if you are like most homeowners, you don't know a great deal about your septic tank. As an added concern, many homeowners have no idea how often their septic tank needs to be pumped and cleaned by a professional septic tank service. Unfortunately, treating a septic tank like it is an infinite component that never requires attention can lead to problems.
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  • What Do I Do With My Septic Tank After A Flood?

    Flooding can affect septic tanks in a number of ways and make the home's sewage system unsafe to use. Here is some advice on how to deal with septic tanks and flooding. Wait to Pump the Tank One thing you may be eager to do is pump your septic tank so that it can accept more water. That's a bad idea because when the area is flooded, part of your tank is probably submerged under water.
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