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Septic Tank Clean Out Frequency & Expectations

Posted on: July 10th, 2023 by Eric Smith

Septic tank maintenance is an essential part of homeownership, especially for those living in Oklahoma. Regular cleanouts are crucial for the proper functioning of septic systems, preventing costly repairs and environmental hazards. But how often should you clean your septic tank? And what can you expect during the process?  Read on as we answer those… Read More »

Facts About Aerobic Septic System Maintenance

Posted on: June 21st, 2023 by Eric Smith

A Warranty is Included Proper maintenance of your aerobic septic system is extremely important.  If you live in Oklahoma, the DEQ requires a minimum of a 2-year warranty be provided to the homeowner. This warranty period is from the date of install of the aerobic septic system.  Additionally, the warranty is transferable within that period… Read More »

How Does a Septic System Differ From a Sewer?

Posted on: May 9th, 2023 by Eric Smith

Drainage systems help us to manage wastewater efficiently throughout the year. If you’ve ever wondered where all this water goes, you probably have already established that it ends up in either a septic system or a sewer. According to Circle of Blue, over one-fifth of American homes lack public sewers. That’s because most of these… Read More »

The Dos and Don’ts of Caring for Your Septic Tank

Posted on: April 9th, 2023 by Eric Smith

Septic tanks are long-lasting and can save money, but you could face costly problems if the tank doesn’t receive the proper care. Thankfully, regular maintenance can prevent most issues and extend the life of your septic system. Learn what you should and shouldn’t do when caring for a septic tank. Do: Have Your Septic Tank… Read More »

How the Septic Tank Pumping Process Works

Posted on: March 8th, 2023 by Eric Smith

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 Eric Smith

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 Eric Smith

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 Eric Smith

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 Eric Smith

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 Eric Smith

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 »