If you are like most people, a single overflowing toilet might be enough to ruin your day. Unfortunately, if you have a septic tank and you don't know how to take care of it, you might be left wondering what to do when that sewage comes rearing it's ugly head. My blog is all about teaching the layman how to care for septic problems. On this blog, you will find interesting articles about septic tanks, including how to troubleshoot common problems on your own. With a little light reading, you might be able to avoid plumbing disasters that derail your entire day.
If you have a septic line that's clogged, and you've got a tree growing within ten feet of the lines or tank, chances are the blockage stems from the roots growing into the line. It tends to be one of the more common obstructions with these systems. This needs to be addressed, but there is a right way and a wrong way. Here's what you need to know about why roots are so harmful and what you should do to fix the problem without damaging your septic line and the environment. [Read More]