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what you need to know about your septic system

The home's septic system is overlooked far too often. When was the last time that you had your septic system maintained? Have you ever tested the microbial levels in the holding tank? Do you know what is not safe to flush down the toilets or wash down the drains? There are many things that you should know about the septic tank that manages the waste from your home. Failure to care for the system properly and neglect to learn what to avoid flushing down into the system could cause it to fail and back up into your house. Take a few minutes to learn from the information posted on my site, so you can avoid this disgusting mess.

Keeing Your Septic System Maintained

Living with a septic tank certainly has its benefits, but it does have the drawback of having to keep it maintained. However, maintaining your septic tank is not the chore that most believe it to be. By keeping a few simple things in mind, you can reduce the wear and tear on your septic tank by quite a bit. Don't flush anything harmful This is the number one thing that you can do. Read More 

How Different Soil Types Can Affect Your Septic System

One of the most important factors to consider when placing your septic system is the soil that will surround it. This dirt, known as an absorption field, scatters the waste water from your home and allows it to be safely decomposed by bugs and bacteria underground. Not all soil, however, is suitable for use with a septic system, and choosing the wrong location could cost you thousands of dollars in repairs later. Read More 

Are You Helping Your Parents Move Into A Smaller Home?

If your parents have lived in the same house since you and your siblings were babies, you can bet they have collected a lot of stuff. Consider your parent's moving needs and the best steps to take for downsizing their unused, old personal property while packing. Before you start cleaning the house that has been collecting stuff since you were born, making sure you have a couple of roll-off dumpsters out in the yard first is a good idea. Read More 

2 Options That Can Make Recycling Easier

Recycling is a great way to help the environment, but it can be a bit difficult or inconvenient in certain situations. For example, some municipalities do not offer an option to have recyclables picked up or you may not live near a recycling center. Two options that can make recycling easier for you are to arrange for recycling pickup or recycle your items by mail. Recycling Pickup One great way to make recycling easier on yourself is to contact a service to pick up your recyclables and deliver it to the closest recycling center. Read More 

What Determines The Size Of Septic Tank A Home Needs

When installing a new septic tank on your property, it is important to know exactly what size you need. Most areas have certain regulations that must be met when installing a septic tank, and this includes meeting size requirements. If the septic tank is not the proper size for your home,  it will not pass the local health department inspection and your utilities cannot be turned on until the problem is corrected. Read More