Protecting Your Home

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Protecting Your Home

When we moved into a more rural part of the country, I was surprised by how many things were different. In addition to having a septic tank, we also had a water well that we had to figure out how to service. However, we quickly learned everything we needed to know, and before I knew it, I was moving in to a place that I felt really good about. Now I can see that all of those little services are a serious benefit, since they help to reduce our monthly costs. Read more on this website about protecting your home and using off-the-grid technologies like septic tanks.


Tips For Hiring A Sewer Contractor

21 December 2019
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If a home is connected to a municipal sewer system, it has a large pipe called a sewer main line that runs across the property in order to move household waste into the sewer. Sewer main lines are durable and designed to be long-lasting, but it is possible for problems to develop. Common problems with sewer lines include cracks, the infiltration of tree roots, and collapse. Since a sewer main line plays an essential role in waste management, any problems need to be repaired as quickly as possible. Read More …

Signs That You Potentially Need To Repair Your Septic Tank

18 October 2019
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Your home's septic tank operates quietly in the background with needing much attention. However, the day may come where it is in need of repair. Here are some signs that you have an impending problem with your septic tank that should be addressed. Wet Soil All of the soil above your drainfield should be dry when you walk on it. If it hasn't rained in a while and the ground is soggy, you know you have a problem due to the sewage traveling upward. Read More …

Clues That Tell You That There’s A Problem With Your Septic System

30 August 2019
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When you have a property that has a septic tank system instead of being hooked up to the public sewage lines, you will need to make sure that you are well aware of the clues that tell you that there is something going wrong in the system. The more you know what to look for, the better prepared you will be to take action so your septic tank can be repaired quickly. Read More …

Would Installing A Riser Make Septic Pumping Easier At Your Home?

22 July 2019
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One of the most important things you can do when your home has a septic tank is get the tank pumped every couple of years. Getting it pumped is a way to get the tank emptied so that there is room for your waste and doing this on schedule can help prevent problems. If your system is on the older side, the company handling the septic pumping might recommend putting in a riser while they are there pumping your tank. Read More …

Signs That Your Septic System Is Failing And Needs To Be Replaced

20 May 2019
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The septic system for your home will provide you with years of wastewater management, as long as you take care of the system and deal with problems as they occur. Once your system starts to fail, you may need to have your entire septic system replaced. A septic tank will last up to 40 years or more, while a leach field will provide continual service for around 20 years. As your system gets older, you may begin to notice issues with your septic system that can be addressed. Read More …