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Category Archives: Septic

Can I Use Any Kind of Toilet Paper?

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This is a pretty common question, especially when toilet paper was scarce during the Covid pandemic of 2020. No one wants to use camping toilet paper on a daily basis (ouch!), so what can you use? While I haven’t seen   …Continue Reading


Thanksgiving: A Time to Be Thankful for Septic Systems

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Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the blessings we have been provided and to share the celebration with friends and family. In this time of public health concern, we can be extra thankful for indoor plumbing and our septic   …Continue Reading


The 2 Silent Septic Killers

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It’s Halloween time, but what’s scarier than vampires and ghosts? A backed up septic system. There are two main silent septic killers – which you can help prevent! NOT pumping your tank. When a septic tank is not pumped regularly   …Continue Reading


Does “Flushable” mean “Septic Safe”?

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Wondering what is safe to flush down the commode when you live on a septic system? Besides your wastewater, here’s the one thing that is safe to flush do your commode: Toilet paper. That’s it. Flushable does not equal septic   …Continue Reading


Septic Tank Safety: Risers and Safety Pans Save Lives

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What are safety pans and why are they important? A safety pan is a device used in conjunction with risers as an additional safety measure to prevent access to septic tanks. It is placed inside the primary lid of the   …Continue Reading


Top 5 Things We Find Built Over Septic Tanks

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“Why would they do that?” That’s the question we often don’t know the answer to. Often homeowners build over their septic tanks. Sometimes because they don’t know where the tank is, sometimes they don’t even know they have a septic   …Continue Reading


Covid and Your Septic System

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Covid has affected so many aspects of our everyday life. Did you know it has an effect on your septic system too? Increased usage on your septic system from staying home more can have many affects.  Each septic system is   …Continue Reading


Keep It Clean!

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Did you know that all septic systems recycle your household wastewater usage? After the wastewater moves through the system, it is treated and then the liquids are returned to the earth. In conventional systems, this happens after the liquids have   …Continue Reading


3 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Septic Cleaning

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Septic tank cleaning costs can add up. Some companies provide a turn-key price while others pricing a-la-carte. Here are a few ways you may be able to save money on your next septic tank cleaning. Pump your tank every 3-5   …Continue Reading


Top Septic Tank Cleaning Questions

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You asked. We answered. What happens when a septic tank is cleaned? Tanks that have access lids without risers need to be cleared of dirt before opening, and this requires digging, which can take more time to service. Conventional septic   …Continue Reading


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