Author Archives For: Courtney Van Delden

Septic System Regulations: A Guide for New Constructions in South Texas

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There’s a bit of work involved in installing a septic tank or an aerobic treatment system for your new construction in and around San Antonio. As the owner of the land on which your home sits, you’re ultimately responsible for   …Continue Reading


Could My Choice of Household Cleaners Damage My Septic Tank?

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If you’re a homeowner whose wastewater empties into a septic tank, you know how important it is to use caution when choosing toilet paper and bowl cleaners. Some products simply aren’t safe for septic tanks. They can contribute to stubborn   …Continue Reading


Van Delden Wins Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2019!

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Van Delden Wastewater Systems is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in   …Continue Reading


Septic Real Estate Inspections: Why Such a Wide Variety?

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If you call around to septic companies, you might find a wide variety of pricing as well as inspection procedures. That’s because there are no septic inspection regulations in Texas. Yep! None! While there are some organizations that offer certifications,   …Continue Reading


Your Septic Warranty is Only as Good as Your Septic Company

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Whether your septic system is in need of repair or it’s time to upgrade your entire system, one of the most pressing questions people have is how to choose the right contractor for the job. Many companies will offer a   …Continue Reading


What to Do Before You Buy a Home With a Septic System

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You’ve finally found your dream home… and it has a septic system.  If you’re a bit nervous about taking the plunge and buying a home with a septic tank, you’re not alone: Many homebuyers aren’t sure what to think about   …Continue Reading


Can I Service My Own Aerobic System?

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If you are a DIY type of person, you may wonder if you can service your own aerobic system. One aspect that makes DIY appealing is the potential cost savings. However, this isn’t always the case! Just because you “can”   …Continue Reading


How to Choose a Quality Septic Company

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With such a wide variety of septic system installers also comes a wide variety of the qualities you may be looking for in a septic company. What are you looking for? From our experience, price and quality are reflective of   …Continue Reading


Which type of chlorine should I use in my system?

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If you have an aerobic system with spray heads, your system has a chlorinator. The chlorinator’s job is to house the chlorine while it is being used. The chlorine has an important job: to disinfect the treated wastewater before it   …Continue Reading


Roots in my Septic System

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Tree roots are a common cause of septic system failure. Let’s consider some situations where roots will, or will not, affect your septic system. There are two main parts to a conventional septic system, both of which can fall victim   …Continue Reading


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