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How Do Aerobic Septic Systems Work?

Posted on: October 7th, 2021 by Forge Media

Did you know the United States has more than 21 million households that use septic systems to filter and trap their waste? Our septic systems are pretty vital. Aerobic septic systems mix oxygen and sewage to accelerate the growth of oxygen-breathing bacteria. These bacteria break down the sewage, which the aerobic septic systems then filter… Read More »

4 Products to Avoid Using for Your Septic Tank

Posted on: September 3rd, 2021 by Forge Media

Septic tanks are one of those things that go out of mind because they are out of sight. This applies as long as they don’t give you a lot of trouble, otherwise, they can quickly become top of mind! If you prefer not having trouble with your septic tank system, then the best thing to… Read More »

5 Mistakes That You Should Avoid With Your Septic System

Posted on: July 29th, 2021 by Forge Media

According to statistics from the US Census Bureau, approximately a fifth of all US households are not connected to the public sewer. More than 21 million homes have an on-site sewage disposal system, with 95% being septic tank fields. The density and distribution of the septic tanks vary widely across the nation, with states such… Read More »

What Is a Septic Tank?

Posted on: July 1st, 2021 by Forge Media

Most people do not understand what septic tanks are and how they work. This is because they are no longer used in most households. For example, if you stay in a house that is linked to the main sewer line, chances are you have never come across a septic tank before. However, for those of… Read More »

8 Dos and Don’ts for Aerobic System Maintenance

Posted on: June 2nd, 2021 by Forge Media

Approximately 21 million households utilize aerobic systems-not public sewers- to trap and filter waste from their domestic wastewater. Your septic tanks may require regular inspections and preventative maintenance to keep them fully functional while avoiding costly repairs. Here is a simple guide to routine practices that you may carry out while using an aerobic system… Read More »

6 Tips for Finding the Right Septic Company

Posted on: May 7th, 2021 by Forge Media

More than 21 million American households use sewer tanks to filter and trap waste from their domestic wastewater. While septic systems are highly effective, they require regular inspections, emptying, and cleaning to keep them running smoothly. Most home septic tanks require cleaning every three to five years. With the maintenance schedules being infrequent and far… Read More »

3 Overlooked Signs of Impending Septic System Failure

Posted on: April 5th, 2021 by Forge Media

Over 21 million homes in the U.S. utilize septic systems to trap and filter the waste from their bathrooms. Septic systems are less expensive, more environmentally friendly, and more water-efficient. However, these homes don’t utilize the public sewer system at all. This means that if their septic system needs repair, it’s more than just a… Read More »

How to Maintain Your Commercial Septic System

Posted on: March 1st, 2021 by Forge Media

Compared to residential systems, a commercial septic system handles a lot more wastewater. They are specifically designed for businesses and other facilities, from hospitals and schools to restaurants and hotels. If you want to keep it in good working order, it is important to know how to care for your septic system. Know Your System… Read More »

Common Myths About Septic Tanks Debunked

Posted on: February 2nd, 2021 by Forge Media

More than 21 million households in the United States use septic systems — not a public sewer — to trap and filter their toilet waste. If you plan to install a septic tank or already have one, there are many things you need to know. People have a lot of misconceptions when it comes to… Read More »

4 Signs That Your Septic Tank Needs to Be Pumped

Posted on: January 4th, 2021 by Forge Media

Those who are not familiar with septic tanks might be intimidated by the prospect of moving to a property that functions with this kind of sewage system, as opposed to more traditional city sewer lines. But for a number of reasons, many Americans prefer septic tanks to sewer lines. They simply require some getting used… Read More »