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How the Septic Tank Pumping Process Works

Posted on: March 8th, 2023 by Forge Media

Your septic tank must be pumped and cleaned regularly to ensure it remains in good working condition. You can call a professional with septic tank services to help with this process. This is not something you can handle on your own. According to Flex House, septic system access ports are usually about 10 feet above… Read More »

4 Common Causes of Septic Tank Damage

Posted on: February 6th, 2023 by Forge Media

Septic tanks are an essential part of residential plumbing systems, but unfortunately, they can also suffer from damage over time. From clogs to improper maintenance, there are numerous common causes of septic tank damage that can occur. 1. Blockages One of the most common culprits behind septic tank damage is blockages. By far, the most… Read More »

Aerobic vs. Conventional Septic Systems

Posted on: January 9th, 2023 by Forge Media

According to Circle of Blue, more than one-fifth of American homes are not connected to a public sewer and instead use a septic system to break down and treat wastewater. Septic systems come in two main types: conventional and aerobic septic systems. If your home or business uses a septic system, you may be wondering… Read More »

Is Your Septic Tank Working Properly?

Posted on: December 8th, 2022 by Forge Media

Most people depend on septic tanks to treat and dispose of wastewater from their homes. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than one in every five homes in the U.S. rely on small community cluster systems or individual onsite septic systems to treat their wastewater. However, how often do you think about whether… Read More »

7 Things to Look for When Hiring a Septic Care Company

Posted on: November 8th, 2022 by Forge Media

If you are a homeowner, chances are you have to deal with a septic tank system. Your septic tank should be professionally cleaned every three to five years to ensure that it’s working properly, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Agency. A malfunctioning system can lead to waste backup and… Read More »

3 Tips for Keeping Your Septic Tank Working Great in the Winter

Posted on: October 11th, 2022 by Forge Media

If you have a septic tank on your property, you should equip yourself with knowledge about seasonal care. According to EPA, about 25% of homes in the United States use septic systems and the tanks on these systems receive about 4 billion gallons of wastewater daily. To keep these tanks running smoothly, it’s important to… Read More »

3 Benefits of a Septic Tank System

Posted on: September 8th, 2022 by Forge Media

Whether you’re thinking of buying a home or you’re building one and want to know whether to construct a septic tank, you may be wondering about what some benefits of having one are. Read on to see the top three to help you make an easier decision. 1. It’s Environmentally-Friendly If you’re concerned about minimizing… Read More »

Why Is Septic Tank Cleaning Important?

Posted on: August 4th, 2022 by Forge Media

Do you have a septic tank on your property? According to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, most home septic tanks should be cleaned every three to five years. There are lots of benefits associated with regular septic tank cleaning. It prolongs the life of your septic tank and helps you keep your… Read More »

5 Reasons You Might Need a New Septic Tank

Posted on: June 30th, 2022 by Forge Media

A septic tank system is an integral part of any home. A septic tank can be much cheaper to install than undergrown sewer lines and does not require monthly maintenance costs for homeowners. Many homeowners neglect their septic tanks, which can cause them to degrade. They become a priority when they leak or produce awful… Read More »

How Much Do You Know About Septic Installation?

Posted on: June 3rd, 2022 by Forge Media

A septic system is a vital part of any home or building. According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, a standard septic system consists of four primary components; a drain field, a septic tank, a pipe from the house, and the soil itself. The drain field is the part of the system that takes everything… Read More »